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Afghan footballer falls to death from US plane in Kabul

Afghan authorities have confirmed that a young footballer fell to his death after trying to stow away on a U.S. military plane leaving Kabul airport. Zaki Anwari, 19, had played for Afghanistan's national youth team. Further details …

Khabib Nurmagomedov reveals he is UFC shareholder

Khabib Nurmagomedov has announced that he is officially a shareholder in the UFC. The promotion's parent company, Endeavor, recently became a public entity and Nurmagomedov jumped on the opportunity by buying shares in the world's premier …

Afghanistan not to take part in Tokyo Paralympics

The Afghanistan Paralympic team will not compete in the Tokyo games with all commercial flights grounded as the Taliban seizes control of the country.  "Due to the serious ongoing situation in the country, all airports are …

Iran’s karateka wins gold at Tokyo Olympics

Iran’s Sajad Ganjzadeh won the Olympic gold medal in men’s over 75 kg karate (Kumite) defeating in the finals Saudi Arabia’s Tareg Hamedi with a score (4:0).  The bronze medals went to Japan’s Ryutaro Araga …

Messi to leave Barcelona due to 'financial obstacles'

Six-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona despite both parties having reached an agreement over a new contract, the La Liga club said on Thursday, citing economic and structural obstacles to the renewal of the deal. …

Russia wins one gold medal on Day 12 of Tokyo Olympics

The Russian national team of athletes finished in the 6th place of the overall medals standings after Day 12 of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in the Japanese capital of Tokyo winning one gold medal on Wednesday. Russian synchronized …

Azerbaijani wrestler grabs bronze at Tokyo Olympics

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Rafig Huseynov (77 kg) defeated his Armenian rival Karapet Chalyan (4-1), winning bronze at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games. This is the third bronze medal of the Azerbaijani team at the Tokyo 2020 …