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Yesterday’s News

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final
# Goat
From The42
# Goat

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final

6 hours ago 3,975 Views 2 Comments

Messi scored two of Barcelona’s four second half goals as they consigned their opponents to a second final defeat in two weeks.

Debut for Sweetnam as La Rochelle beat Lyon but miss out on chance to go top
# Bittersweetnam
From The42
# Bittersweetnam

Debut for Sweetnam as La Rochelle beat Lyon but miss out on chance to go top

6 hours ago 7,039 Views 4 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s side won 38-23 but didn’t collect the bonus point needed to go above Toulouse.

Hansi Flick to quit Bayern Munich job at end of the season
# Hansi Waves Goodbye
From The42
# Hansi Waves Goodbye

Hansi Flick to quit Bayern Munich job at end of the season

Updated 11 hours ago 5,712 Views 5 Comments

The extremely successful Bayern coach is in line to replace Jogi Low as manager of the German national team.

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish

17 hours ago 6,117 Views 6 Comments

The Crusaders scored three tries to two but were punished for infringements within kicking range as McKenzie landed four penalties.

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Friday 16 April, 2021

Leona Maguire in the mix after excellent round of 67 in Hawaii
# LPGA
From The42
# LPGA

Leona Maguire in the mix after excellent round of 67 in Hawaii

Fri 9:10 AM 2,780 Views 1 Comment

The Cavan native is in a tie for 10th position.

Nine veteran activists to be sentenced in Hong Kong over one of city's biggest-ever protests
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Nine veteran activists to be sentenced in Hong Kong over one of city's biggest-ever protests

Fri 7:58 AM 7,625 Views 6 Comments

1.7 million people turned out for the demonstration in 2019.

Thursday 15 April, 2021

Roma hold Ajax to advance to Europa League semi-finals against Man Utd From The42

Roma hold Ajax to advance to Europa League semi-finals against Man Utd

Thu 10:27 PM 5,249 Views 1 Comment

Unai Emery is on course to claim his fourth Europa League crown as a coach after his Villarreal team made short work of Dinamo Zagreb.

Four Top 14 games postponed over Covid-19 concerns
# Top14
From The42
# Top14

Four Top 14 games postponed over Covid-19 concerns

Thu 10:07 PM 9,017 Views 8 Comments

Two front row forwards from Bordeaux-Begles tested positive for the British variant of coronavirus last weekend.

Sexual assault charges against Conor McGregor in Corsica dropped
# Bastia
From The42
# Bastia

Sexual assault charges against Conor McGregor in Corsica dropped

Thu 1:43 PM 42,288 Views 0 Comments

‘We had no material evidence to corroborate the complainant’s statements,’ said prosecutor Arnaud Viornery.

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'Racism charges were not proven' - Anger over Czech star's 10-match ban
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

'Racism charges were not proven' - Anger over Czech star's 10-match ban

Thu 1:21 PM 3,317 Views 2 Comments

Ondrej Kudela will likely miss Euro 2021 because of the suspension.

Wednesday 14 April, 2021

17-year-old English starlet becomes second-youngest scorer in Champions League knockout history
# Prodigy
From The42
# Prodigy

17-year-old English starlet becomes second-youngest scorer in Champions League knockout history

Wed 8:58 PM 10,555 Views 4 Comments

Borussia Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham registered the opening goal against Manchester City.

Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright
# Kim Potter
# Kim Potter

Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright

Wed 8:24 PM 34,777 Views 51 Comments

The officer faces a maximum of 10 years in jail if convicted of second-degree manslaughter.

Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines
# Flag Carriers
# Flag Carriers

Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines

Wed 11:32 AM 20,071 Views 27 Comments

Ryanair has estimated the total state aid to airlines approved by Brussels at €30 billion.

Bayern boss Flick mulls future after Champions League exit
# Next Destination
From The42
# Next Destination

Bayern boss Flick mulls future after Champions League exit

Wed 9:51 AM 5,411 Views 5 Comments

Flick has been tipped to become Germany’s next head coach after the European Championships.

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Kevin Durant drops 31 as Nets thump struggling Timberwolves
# Ball Don't Lie
From The42
# Ball Don't Lie

Kevin Durant drops 31 as Nets thump struggling Timberwolves

Wed 8:21 AM 1,804 Views 1 Comment

Durant led the scorers in a 127-97 victory for the Nets.

Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika teams get licences to join Super Rugby next year
# Join The Club
From The42
# Join The Club

Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika teams get licences to join Super Rugby next year

Wed 8:08 AM 6,549 Views 6 Comments

Two Pacific teams set to make up a 12-team competition from the 2022 season onwards.

'Unacceptable': Family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright demand end to police brutality
# United States
# United States

'Unacceptable': Family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright demand end to police brutality

Wed 7:46 AM 5,218 Views 0 Comments

Wright was shot dead during a traffic stop by a police officer who apparently confused her handgun with her taser

Tuesday 13 April, 2021

PSG edge epic Champions League tussle with champions Bayern despite second-leg defeat
# Continental Classic
From The42
# Continental Classic

PSG edge epic Champions League tussle with champions Bayern despite second-leg defeat

Tue 10:11 PM 20,443 Views 11 Comments

Neymar twice hit the woodwork for PSG in the first half and Choupo-Moting then put Bayern in front five minutes before the break.

Ancient Roman statue stolen 10 years ago found in Brussels antiques shop
# Returned
# Returned

Ancient Roman statue stolen 10 years ago found in Brussels antiques shop

Tue 9:30 PM 27,968 Views 14 Comments

The “Togatus” marble piece was looted in 2011 from a villa in Rome.

Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation

Tue 7:48 PM 56,788 Views 52 Comments

The 200,000-tonne MV Ever Given got diagonally stuck on 23 March.

'I've never seen anyone like Haaland at this club' - Reus
# Difference Maker
From The42
# Difference Maker

'I've never seen anyone like Haaland at this club' - Reus

Tue 7:31 PM 8,893 Views 5 Comments

The Dortmund captain is back to his best after struggling with poor form and injury this season.

Jurgen Klopp strives for perfection to pull off Real Madrid comeback
# Hope
From The42
# Hope

Jurgen Klopp strives for perfection to pull off Real Madrid comeback

Tue 6:55 PM 3,057 Views 0 Comments

Left-back Andy Robertson said the players have a responsibility to create the atmosphere themselves.

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September
# 20 Years
# 20 Years

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September

Tue 6:08 PM 13,084 Views 22 Comments

Joe Biden is expected to make the announcement tomorrow.

Perez voted in for sixth term as president of Real Madrid
# Los Blancos
From The42
# Los Blancos

Perez voted in for sixth term as president of Real Madrid

Tue 11:22 AM 3,453 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile Real captain Sergio Ramos has tested positive for Covid-19.

Ancelotti says Everton are still in the Europe fight despite Brighton draw
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Ancelotti says Everton are still in the Europe fight despite Brighton draw

Tue 8:02 AM 2,426 Views 3 Comments

The result leaves Everton eighth, four points behind sixth-placed Liverpool and seven behind West Ham in fourth.

Steph Curry scores 53 to pass Wilt Chamberlain for Warriors all-time scoring record
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

Steph Curry scores 53 to pass Wilt Chamberlain for Warriors all-time scoring record

Tue 7:58 AM 3,458 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old passed Chamberlain’s mark as Golden State downed the Denver Nuggets.

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
# US
# US

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

Tue 7:32 AM 17,914 Views 103 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

Monday 12 April, 2021

France hooker out until June with broken tibia
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

France hooker out until June with broken tibia

Mon 11:14 PM 8,955 Views 1 Comment

Camille Chat will be sidelined for up to two months with a leg injury suffered in Racing 92′s European Champions Cup loss.

Callum Robinson scores as West Brom boost slender survival hopes and Everton frustrated by Brighton
# Escape To Victory
From The42
# Escape To Victory

Callum Robinson scores as West Brom boost slender survival hopes and Everton frustrated by Brighton

Updated Mon 10:28 PM 9,753 Views 6 Comments

Albion are eight points from Premier League safety with seven games left.

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
# Protests
# Protests

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

Updated Mon 7:17 PM 48,946 Views 17 Comments

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.

One dead, one injured in Paris hospital shooting
# Fatality
# Fatality

One dead, one injured in Paris hospital shooting

Updated Mon 3:40 PM 26,470 Views 13 Comments

One person has died and another is injured.

Spurs to take action after Son Heung-min racially abused following Man United defeat
# Unacceptable
From The42
# Unacceptable

Spurs to take action after Son Heung-min racially abused following Man United defeat

Mon 1:54 PM 10,335 Views 14 Comments

The South Korean was targeted both in replies to a tweet from Tottenham’s official account and in the comments section on his most recent Instagram post.

'Teacher's pet' emerges as Tuchel's star pupil
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

'Teacher's pet' emerges as Tuchel's star pupil

Mon 1:37 PM 7,098 Views 1 Comment

The Chelsea boss has acknowledged Mason Mount’s growing value to the team.

Tiger Woods says Matsuyama's Masters win has global golf impact
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Tiger Woods says Matsuyama's Masters win has global golf impact

Mon 1:19 PM 6,342 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the new champion hopes his success will inspire legions of Japanese golfers to follow his example

Irish artist criticised in Cambodia for adding smiles to colourised images of genocide victims
# Khmer Rouge
# Khmer Rouge

Irish artist criticised in Cambodia for adding smiles to colourised images of genocide victims

Mon 1:01 PM 33,612 Views 22 Comments

The images appeared in a Vice article last weekend.

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19

Mon 9:58 AM 18,215 Views 29 Comments

India reported a new daily record of more than 168,000 cases.

Israeli study says South African Covid-19 variant can evade Pfizer vaccine
# Pfizer BioNTech
# Pfizer BioNTech

Israeli study says South African Covid-19 variant can evade Pfizer vaccine

Mon 9:22 AM 34,661 Views 24 Comments

The study did not reveal any data to show if the variant would still cause serious illness among those who have been vaccinated.

Israel believed to be behind cyberattack on Iranian nuclear plant
# Natanz
# Natanz

Israel believed to be behind cyberattack on Iranian nuclear plant

Mon 8:36 AM 15,190 Views 20 Comments

Iran said yesterday that the site was hit by a terrorist act.

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands
# Rescue
# Rescue

Four people found dead in boat carrying 23 migrants near Canary Islands

Mon 6:00 AM 18,112 Views 4 Comments

Ninteen migrants have been hospitalied on Tenerife.

Matsuyama holds on to win the Masters and become the first Japanese male player to win a Major
# Augusta
From The42
# Augusta

Matsuyama holds on to win the Masters and become the first Japanese male player to win a Major

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 49,249 Views 20 Comments

Ireland’s Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 21st.

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