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Qatar’s 2022 World Cup ‘Diamond in the Desert’ stadium completed

Qatar’s 2022 World Cup ‘Diamond in the Desert’ stadium completed

Qatar’s third venue for the 2022 World Cup — the Education City Stadium — has been completed. Dubbed the “Diamond in the Desert,” the 40,000-seat ground is one of eight stadiums to be used in the competition. The stadium features a triangular-design with complex, diamond-like patterns and, as the sun moves across the sky, the…MORE

FA Cup: Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal reach semifinals

FA Cup: Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal reach semifinals

The FA Cup semifinals feature a familiar quartet. Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal — the last four winners of football’s oldest cup competition — advanced to the penultimate round with away victories this weekend in England. After Manchester United beat Norwich 2-1 in extra time Saturday, Arsenal downed Sheffield United 2-1, Chelsea overcame…MORE

Arjen Robben to make comeback with first club Groningen

Arjen Robben to make comeback with first club Groningen

Arjen Robben, one of the top footballers in Dutch history, is coming out of retirement to help his first club during the coronavirus pandemic. The 36-year-old winger is rejoining FC Groningen in the Netherlands’ Eredivisie, 20 years after making his debut for the team based in the north of the country. He was born in…MORE

Barcelona’s title hopes dim after a draw at Celta Vigo

Barcelona’s title hopes dim after a draw at Celta Vigo

Real Madrid took a firm grip on the title race in Spain’s La Liga without even playing after archrival Barcelona dropped two points at Celta Vigo despite Luis Suarez’s double. Iago Aspas’ free kick in the 88th minute earned Celta a 2-2 draw after Suarez had twice given Barcelona the lead with assists from his…MORE

Lewis Hamilton: ‘Sad and disappointing’ to read Ecclestone comments

Lewis Hamilton: ‘Sad and disappointing’ to read Ecclestone comments

Lewis Hamilton said it was “sad” and “disappointing” to see the former head of Formula 1, Bernie Ecclestone, claim that “in lots of cases, Black people are more racist than what White people are.” Hamilton — the lone Black driver in Formula 1 — took to Instagram to reply to the comments made by the…MORE

Liverpool star Alexander-Arnold bids to build new dynasty

Liverpool star Alexander-Arnold bids to build new dynasty

Champions League winner. Check. Club World Cup winner. Check. English Premier League winner. Check. Winning it all with your boyhood club. Check. For players and fans around the world such an extraordinary feat would be far beyond their wildest imagination. But for Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold, his fairytale dream has become a reality — all at…MORE

Novak Djokovic and the Adria Tour: the exhibition event that shocked tennis

Novak Djokovic and the Adria Tour: the exhibition event that shocked tennis

Novak Djokovic should have been stepping out this Monday at Wimbledon, opening the Championships as the defending champion. Instead, the top-ranked Serb is involved in a damage limitation exercise after his exhibition tour in the Balkans, intended to be an uplifting moment during the sport’s hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic, was cancelled when Djokovic,…MORE

Third PGA golfer tests positive for coronavirus

Third PGA golfer tests positive for coronavirus

A third PGA golfer has tested positive for coronavirus since golf resumed on June 11. Denny McCarthy withdrew from the Travelers Championship after testing positive for coronavirus, the PGA Tour said in a statement on Friday. “For the health and well-being of all associated with the tournament and those within the community, the Tour is…MORE

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