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France eye Euro 2020 glory as kick-off looms

France eye Euro 2020 glory as kick-off looms

LONDON: Euro 2020 finally kicks off on Friday (Jun 11) as Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal prepare to defend their title and world champions France seek a rare double a year after the tournament was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. France's fearsome forward line makes them favourites to win a third European crown at the pan-continental event, while top-ranked Belgium and a youthful England side will be a major threat. For the first time the tournament is taking place in 11 cities across Europe instead

Ferrari Driver Charles Leclerc Tests Positive For COVID-19

The positive test shouldn't have any immediate impact on Charles Leclerc's prospects for the coming season, which doesn't start until the Bahrain GP on March 28. Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc announced on Thursday that he had tested positive for Covid-19, two days after Formula One was forced to postpone two of next season's Grands Prix. "I want to let you know that I have tested positive for Covid-19," the Monegasque driver said on Twitter. "I learned that I have been in contact with a positive case

FIFA 2022 World Cup: No effect of Coronavirus pandemic…

Doha: Qatar’s preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup is on schedule amidst the Coronavirus with ‘85 percent complete’, a top official responsible for delivering the infrastructure required for the tournament said. “Despite the coronavirus pandemic, we remain ahead of schedule when it comes to delivering all the infrastructure required for the FIFA World Cup and are well on course to delivering everything well in advance of the tournament,” Khalid Al Naama, official spokesperson of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy told