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Dubai to host FIDE World Chess Championship

The next FIDE World Chess Championship – the highlight of the world chess calendar – will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai, promising an enthralling contest that will delight chess fans and the wider public alike, according to the official …

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F1 season to start in Bahrain

The start of the Formula One season has been delayed a week and will start in Bahrain after the Australian Grand Prix was postponed from March to November because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian race in Melbourne, initially set …

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Iranian defender joins Azerbaijan's Sumgayit

Azerbaijani football club Sumgayit FK has completed the signing of Iranian center-back Hojjat Haghverdi on Monday. Haghverdi joined Sumgayit after he canceled his contract with Iran's Paykan last week, Tehran Times daily …

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39 climbers celebrated New Year on Elbrus

Several groups of climbers celebrated the New Year at the top of Elbrus, informs the operational duty officer of the Elbrus high-mountain search and rescue team of the Russian EMERCOM reports. There are 39 people in total on the …

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Tutberidze congratulates fans on New Year

Figure skating coach Eteri Tutberidze posted a congratulatory message on Instagram. "Happy 2021! Health to everyone," the coach wrote. She added that celebrated the holiday in the company of her daughter Diana Davis …

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‘World’s heaviest child’ dies in Russia aged 21

  Dzhambulat Khatokhov, named the world's heaviest child by the Guinness Book of Records, died aged 21, President of Sumo and Mas-wrestling Federation in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, in Russia’s North Caucasus, Betal …

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Mighty Azerbaijani special forces servicemen (VIDEO)

A video with Azerbaijani special forces servicemen is becoming viral in the Azerbaijani segment of social networks. The video was shot in the barracks. One soldier stands on a chair and holds an object in his outstretched hand. The …

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FIFA World Cup qualifying draw held in Qatar

The online draw for the qualifying round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar took place in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday, according to AFFA. Following the draw, the Russian team will face the teams of Croatia, Slovakia, …

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Azerbaijan loses Nations League match

Today, the matches of the 1st round of the UEFA Nations League are taking place. The meeting between the national teams of Azerbaijan and Luxembourg has just ended at the Olympic Stadium in Baku. The guests won with a score 2: 1. Goals …

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