Wednesday, 16 October 2019

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Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev dies after fight

MOSCOW: Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from brain injuries sustained in a fight in Maryland, the Russian boxing federation announced on Tuesday. “Maxim Dadashev has died in the United States following injuries sustained during his fight with Subriel Matias,” the federation said in a statement. The 28-year-old underwent emergency brain surgery ...

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Emotional Sharapova quits Wimbledon in pain

LONDON: Fifteen years after shooting to global fame when she captured the Wimbledon title and the hearts of Centre Court, an emotional Maria Sharapova quit the tournament in pain, raising more questions about her future in the sport. The 2004 champion retired with a left arm injury in the final ...

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Afghan cricketers involved in Manchester restaurant fight

MANCHESTER: Police were called after members of the Afghanistan cricket squad were involved in an altercation at a Manchester restaurant. The incident took place the night before Afghanistan’s World Cup match against England at Manchester’s Old Trafford, with the minnows going down to a colossal 150-run defeat – their fifth ...

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McDonald’s faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints

NEW YORK: McDonald’s Corp was accused in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up. The cases announced by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the labor group Fight for $15, and the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund ...

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Madonna fighting for human rights at Eurovision

LOS ANGELES: Madonna will fight for human rights with her Eurovision performance. The ‘Medillín’ hitmaker has come under fire for performing at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel on May 18 but she insists she will ‘’never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda’’. She said: ‘’I’ll ...

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Tearful former champ Azarenka determined to end slump

MELBOURNE: A despondent Victoria Azarenka has vowed to fight her way out of a career-threatening slump and recapture the form that delivered her two Australian Open titles. The former world number one was dumped from the season-opening Grand Slam in a gut-wrenching loss to little-known German Laura Siegemund late Tuesday ...

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Badshah Khan wins ‘Ring of Pakistan’ title

LAHORE: Pakistan’s Badshah Khan won the ‘Ring of Pakistan’ title fight after downing American professional wrestlers Chris Masters here at the Alhamra Cultural Complex, Gaddafi Stadium. English wrestler Tiny Iron, who inspired a great number of local wrestling lovers with his muscles and friendly nature, received great love, respect and ...

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I’m at the peak of my career, says Amir Khan

Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco have had an entertaining build-up (Picture: Getty Images)

Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco have had an entertaining build-up (Picture: Getty Images) MANCHESTER: BRIT boxing champ Amir Khan insists that he’s at the peak of his career at age 31 as he prepares for what is supposed to be a tune-up this Saturday night on April 21 against ...

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Twitter steps up fight against sexual harassment

LONDON: Twitter has announced tough new rules on tweets containing “non-consensual nudity” and sexual harassment, which could be seen as fallout from the Harvey Weinstein abuse scandal. The rules will come into force in the coming weeks, Twitter said in a statement late Tuesday, after company co-founder Jack Dorsey on ...

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