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Messi considering playing on until 2026 World Cup

Buenos Aires, Argentina | Xinhua | Argentina captain Lionel Messi has left open the possibility of playing at the 2026 FIFA World Cup, but says his participation will depend on ‘many things’. The Paris Saint-Germain forward previously declared the 2022 World Cup in Qatar would mark his last appearance in football’s showpiece event. …

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Rashford voted EA SPORTS Player of the Month

London, UK | PREMIER LEAGUE | Marcus Rashford has won January’s EA SPORTS Player of the Month award, earning the prize for the second time this season. Last month Rashford continued his scintillating form with goals in three of Manchester United’s four matches. He scored in a 3-0 win over AFC …

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Arteta named Barclays Manager of the Month

London, UK | PREMIER LEAGUE | Mikel Arteta has won back-to-back Barclays Manager of the Month awards after claiming the prize for January. Arteta guided his leaders to seven points from three matches, all of which were against title rivals, to maintain Arsenal’s push for a first Premier League Trophy since …

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New signings on display in Premier League this weekend

London, UK | Xinhua | A fascinating round of matches awaits this weekend in the Premier League on the back of the closure of the January transfer window. Chelsea were the big spenders last month, with over 300 million pounds invested to try and revive the club’s flagging fortunes. Enzo Fernandez, Mykhailo …

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All charges against Manchester United striker Greenwood dropped

London, UK | Xinhua | Manchester United’s 21-year-old striker Mason Greenwood has had all criminal charges of attempted rape, controlling and coercive behavior and assault against him dropped. Thursday’s decision comes just over a year after he was arrested in January 2022, and had been due to stand trial in November …

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IOC restates sanctions against Russia, Belarus

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The International Olympic Committee (IOC) responded to the remarks of Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) president Stanislav Pozdnyakov on Tuesday, reaffirming its stance on sanctions against the Russian and Belarusian state and governments. “The sanctions against the Russian and Belarusian state and governments are not negotiable,” an …

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Sports associations call for equitable funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sports associations have asked Parliament to intervene in the disbursement of funds by the National Council of Sports (NCS) which they accuse of impartiality. While meeting the Committee of Education and Sports on Tuesday, 31 January 2023, the representatives of the sports associations said that …

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