Sport

Qatar World Cup New Stadium Inaugurated

Al Thumama Stadium was inaugurated on Friday (22/10) when Qatar hosted the final football match for the Amir Cup, which will also be the first official match at the stadium that will host the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup. The inauguration of the stadium with a capacity of 40,000 people …

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After 19 Years, Indonesia Returns to Bring Home the Thomas Cup

After 19 years, the Indonesian national badminton team was finally able to bring the Thomas Cup back to Indonesia. Indonesia celebrated the extraordinary victory after beating China 3-0 in a match at Ceres Arena, Aarhus, Denmark, Sunday (17/10). In the first party, Indonesia’s mainstay single player, Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, defeated …

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Saudi Arabian Corsorium Officially Acquires Club Newcastle United

Club Newcastle United said the league club had been officially taken over by a Saudi-backed consortium. “Following the completion of the Premier League owners and directors’ tests, the club has been sold to a consortium with immediate effect,” the Premier League said. The consortium includes the Public Investment Fund (Public …

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Kemenpora Denies Ignoring WADA Doping Rules

JAKARTA – Responding to a decision issued by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) which stated that Indonesia did not comply with the applicable anti-doping enforcement standards, the Ministry of Youth and Sports (Kemenpora) said that this was only due to a communication problem. Speaking with the media crew on Friday …

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Boxer Muhammad Ali’s Artwork is Auctioned

Many already know that boxer Muhammad Ali is agile in moving his legs and arms in the boxing arena. But few know that his hands also like to scratch brushes and pens on the sidelines of his time to compete. This week, his rare collection of sketches and paintings is …

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Out of the hospital, Pele will undergo chemotherapy

Brazilian football legend Pele returned from hospital after being hospitalized for a month on Thursday (30/9). Previously, it was known that Pele had undergone surgery for a colon tumor and would then undergo chemotherapy, according to a statement from the medical team who treated him. Pele, who is now 80 …

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Belarus runner refuses to leave Tokyo

The Belarusian sprinter refused to board a flight to leave Tokyo on Sunday (1/8) after being taken to the airport by force by his team. The incident came after he complained about the national coaching staff at the Olympics. Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, 24, asked for protection from Japanese police at Haneda …

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