Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sports News


No return date for Tennis star Kvitova

There’s no “concrete date” for Petra Kvitova’s return to Tennis, following a knife attack at her home. The 27-year-old was stabbed in her racquet hand by an intruder in December. Her spokesman says the recovery is on track, but that it’s up in the air as to when she will ...

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Match-fixing referee given life ban from football

An international football referee has been banned from the sport for life for match-fixing. Joseph Lamptey was found guilty of “unlawfully influencing” the result of a World Cup qualifier in November 2016. He gave a highly controversial penalty to South Africa for a handball by a Senegal defender, despite the ...

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Man City and Liverpool in thrilling draw

Manchester City and Liverpool shared an enthralling 1-1 draw in Sunday night’s Premier League action. An end-to-end game saw each side squander a number of chances, as well as the referee, Michael Oliver, dismissing a couple of strong penalty appeals. He did point to the spot early on in the ...

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Barça beat Valencia to close gap on Madrid

Barcelona narrowed the gap on La Liga leaders, Real Madrid, with victory over Valencia. In an thrilling game, Luis Enrique’s men came from behind to win 4-2, with Lionel Messi grabbing a double. It means Barça are now just two points off the summit – although their fierce rivals Madrid ...

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