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Today’s News

Argentine prosecutors investigate whether death of Diego Maradona involved medical negligence

Maradona’s lawyer has been leading calls for such an investigation.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Barcelona players close to agreeing another salary cut Troubles

Barcelona players close to agreeing another salary cut

The squad are set to take a collective cut worth €122 million.

From The42 'We could have helped Maradona', says Klopp Support

'We could have helped Maradona', says Klopp

The Argentina legend died on Wednesday at the age of 60.

Top nuclear scientist was 'assassinated', says Iran's defence minister

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh died in hospital from wounds suffered during an attack by “armed terrorists”, the country’s defence ministry said.

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US Supreme Court blocks New York's coronavirus limits on religious gatherings

It’s being viewed as an indication of the court’s new conservative weighting.

From The42 Watson throws for four touchdowns as Texans brush aside Lions on Thanksgiving Wrap

Watson throws for four touchdowns as Texans brush aside Lions on Thanksgiving

In the other NFL matchup, Washington moved into first place in the NFC East after beating Dallas.

UK government asks regulator to assess AstraZeneca vaccine in 'first step' towards roll-out

The UK government has pre-ordered 100 million doses of the vaccine.

Thursday 26 November, 2020

From The42 Kylian Mbappe condemns police violence Anger

Kylian Mbappe condemns police violence

French athletes have in the past generally been reluctant to take overtly political stances.

From The42 'He has always stood up for us' - Napoli honour Maradona amid Europa League win Icon

'He has always stood up for us' - Napoli honour Maradona amid Europa League win

Players stepped out onto the pitch wearing his number 10 jersey before their victory over Rijeka.

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Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge

CEO Pascal Soriot said more studies may be needed to provide clarity on its data.

Premier League clubs given green light for return of fans

Clubs within ‘tier-two areas’ can welcome up to 2,000 fans.

From The42 Skipper Mamukashvili believes Georgia will be ready for Six Nations in 'a couple of years' Dream

Skipper Mamukashvili believes Georgia will be ready for Six Nations in 'a couple of years'

The Georgians travel to face Ireland this weekend, their third of four consecutive fixtures against top-tier opposition.

From The42 All Blacks shuffle pack while Argentina make 10 changes to side Changes

All Blacks shuffle pack while Argentina make 10 changes to side

If the All Blacks fail to win on Saturday against the Pumas, they will become the first New Zealand team to lose three in a row since 1998.

Germany wants all EU ski resorts closed to stop spread of Covid-19

Ski slopes could be shut until 10 January.

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Wednesday 25 November, 2020

From The42 Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt Wrap

Holders Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Atleti's qualification hopes in doubt

Meanwhile, Real Madrid go back on track with a win over 10-man Inter and Marseille slumped to a record 13th straight Champions League defeat.

From The42 Lacklustre Liverpool suffer shock Champions League defeat at Anfield Unexpected

Lacklustre Liverpool suffer shock Champions League defeat at Anfield

The Reds were beaten at home by an Atalanta side they defeated 5-0 in Italy three weeks ago.

Trump says he has pardoned former aide Flynn who lied to FBI over Russia

Flynn pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the FBI over his Russian contacts.

From The42 Manchester City maintain 100% record to advance to Champions League last 16 Goal Shy

Manchester City maintain 100% record to advance to Champions League last 16

A one-goal margin of victory was scant reward for the visitors’ dominance, even with a heavily-rotated side.

Neil Lennon defends managerial record as Celtic fans call for him to go

A banner held up outside Celtic Park by the Green Brigade today read: ‘Save the ten – time to go, Neil.’

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Denmark's culled minks rise from mass grave

The macabre phenomenon was observed at an improvised mass grave in a military training field

Ibrahimovic drops Sweden return hint ahead of Euros

The 39-year-old striker retired from international duty after Euro 2016.

From The42 Golovkin to defend IBF title against unbeaten Szeremeta next month GGG

Golovkin to defend IBF title against unbeaten Szeremeta next month

The middleweight bout will take place in Florida a day before Canelo Alvarez makes his return against Britain’s Callum Smith.

Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Nervy PSG hold on for crucial win to ignite Champions League campaign

A Neymar penalty was enough for the French capital club to steal a march on Leipzig ahead of next week’s trip to Old Trafford.

From The42 Haaland breaks another Champions League record as Dortmund close in on last-16 spot Round-Up

Haaland breaks another Champions League record as Dortmund close in on last-16 spot

Lazio were also in action this evening as they defeated Zenit Saint Petersburg.

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From The42 Barcelona clinch 4-0 victory to power through to Champions League last-16 Wrap

Barcelona clinch 4-0 victory to power through to Champions League last-16

Juventus also progressed to the knockout stages after defeating Ferencváros.

Son of Australia rugby legend signs for Queensland Reds

Tom Lynagh, 17, has signed a two-and-a-half year deal until 2023.

From The42 Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48 RIP

Former France wing Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48

The wing/fullback scored 25 tries for his country in 67 caps.

Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election

Donald Trump has acknowledged it is time for the General Services Administration to “do what needs to be done”.

From The42 All Blacks coaches using deliberate provocation of players in a bid to improve discipline Argy Bargy

All Blacks coaches using deliberate provocation of players in a bid to improve discipline

New Zealand will take on Argentina this weekend.

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Eriksen set for Inter Milan exit as dream Italy move turns sour

The Danish playmaker made the switch to Serie A in January.

Monday 23 November, 2020

Walcott scores first goal of second stint, but Saints held by Wolves

The game’s opener bridged a 15-year gap between Walcott’s goals for Southampton.

No 'zero-risk' options to celebrate Christmas this year, WHO says

“There’s lower risk or higher risk – but there is a risk,” Maria Van Kerkhove said.

From The42 Alan Pardew back in football after landing role at Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia New Gig

Alan Pardew back in football after landing role at Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia

The 59-year-old former Newcastle United boss has been appointed technical director of the club.

From The42 Super Bowl MVP Mahomes shines as Chiefs avenge loss to Raiders NFL

Super Bowl MVP Mahomes shines as Chiefs avenge loss to Raiders

Meanwhile, Taysom Hill led New Orleans Saints to victory.

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Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump continues to resist

Trump’s latest legal setback came when a Pennsylvania court threw out his fraud claims in a scathing judgment.

From The42 Streb holds off Kisner in playoff to win RSM Classic Sea Island

Streb holds off Kisner in playoff to win RSM Classic

Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell finished T50 and T59 respectively.

Antrim's Meadow finishes third as Kim follows up major breakthrough with LGPA title

The Northern Irishwoman pocketed over €85,000 for her standalone third-placed finish, five shots off the winning world no.2.

Henry powers Titans to come-from-behind overtime win over Ravens

Elsewhere, Ben Roethlisberger threw for two touchdowns and 267 yards as the Steelrs continued their unbeaten season.

Sunday 22 November, 2020

From The42 Januzaj pulls the strings as Real Sociedad extend their La Liga lead Flying High

Januzaj pulls the strings as Real Sociedad extend their La Liga lead

The former Manchester United winger created the winning goal for Alexander Isak today against Cadiz.

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From The42 Virimi Vakatawa's try helps France to victory away in Scotland

Virimi Vakatawa's try helps France to victory away in Scotland

Stuart Hogg and co. made some costly errors in the closing stages.

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