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Sylvan Adams, Israel's Billionaire Roving 'Ambassador'

He has ridden in a cycle rally in the Emirates, recruited star cyclist Chris Froome to Israel's Tour de France team and was mentor to the first Israeli Formula One driver.

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England 1966 Great, Irish Football Icon Jack Charlton Dies

Jack Charlton, a member of the England 1966 World Cup winning side and who went on to become a cult hero in Ireland, has died aged 85, his family announced on Saturday.

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Champions League Draw Offers Possibility Barcelona-Bayern Clash in Lisbon

Barcelona and Bayern Munich will meet in a blockbuster Champions League quarter-final should both sides make it through, after Friday's draw for the latter stages of the competition which will be played out in Lisbon in August following a long suspension because of the coronavirus.

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Champions League Final Eight Set to be Played behind Closed Doors

The final eight of this season's Champions League in Lisbon is set to go ahead behind closed doors after UEFA confirmed Thursday that all matches in European competitions would be played without spectators "until further notice."

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China Rules Out Hosting Most International Sport in 2020

China will not hold most international sporting events for the rest of 2020 as part of measures to stop the spread of coronavirus, the government said Thursday, dealing a potential blow to the likes of Formula One and tennis.

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'Viola Forever': Ribery to Stay at Fiorentina despite Home Burglary

Former France attacker Franck Ribery pledged his future to Fiorentina on Thursday despite raising doubts over staying with the club after a burglary at his Florence home over the weekend.

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Manuel Pellegrini Returns to Spain as Coach of Betis

Former Manchester City and Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini has returned to Spanish football as coach of Real Betis, his new club announced on Thursday.

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Brazil's World Cup Humiliation that Became an Expression

Six years after Brazil suffered their most humiliating experience on a football pitch, the 7-1 World Cup thrashing on home soil at the hands of Germany has become a joke, an expression and even a meme.

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Iranian Football's Esteghlal Suffer 12 Positive Coronavirus Cases

Eleven players and one staff member at Tehran football giants Esteghlal have tested positive for coronavirus, official agency IRNA reported on Tuesday. 

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Inter Title Hopes All but Over after 'Gifting' Bologna Surprise Win

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte said his team "gifted" Bologna a 2-1 win on Sunday after they blew a goal and a man advantage to see their Serie A title challenge all but ended in dramatic fashion.

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