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THE NOOSE IS TIGHTENING FOR the three clubs who were a core part of the original "Dirty Dozen" that constituted the founding members of the still-born European Super League.

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are the only clubs from the initial 12 yet to withdraw from the defunct ESL, and now face disciplinary action from Europe's football governing body UEFA.

May 06, 2021 15:05
NEW DELHI: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar is among those named in an FIR filed by the Delhi police for their alleged role in the murder of a 23-year-old former junior national champion, who was beaten to death in a clash involving two groups on the Chhatrasal stadium premises in North-West Delhi late Tuesday night.
May 06, 2021 14:05
REAL MADRID, BARCELONA, Juventus and AC Milan, four of the original 12 "super clubs" that constituted the European Super League, which are still "holding out" against dissociating from the still-born ESL could reportedly be handed a two-year ban from UEFA's European competitions.
May 04, 2021 09:05
NEW DELHI: A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court seeking an enquiry as to why the Indian Premier League (IPL) is being prioritized over public health and to direct the Centre, the Delhi government and cricketing bodies BCCI and Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) to stop the matches with immediate effect.
Apr 29, 2021 20:04
DUBAI: Former Sri Lanka player and coach Nuwan Zoysa has been banned from all cricket for six years after an ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code (read match fixing). The ban is backdated to 31 October 2018, when Zoysa was provisionally suspended as an immediate action.
Apr 27, 2021 18:04
ROME: The Italian Football Federation (FIGC), passed a ruling Monday that states that Serie A teams who still wish to pursue the European Super League (or any similar entity) on June 21 will lose their league membership.  Italian giants Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan signed up to the controversial breakaway competition earlier this month among 12 elite European clubs.
Apr 27, 2021 17:04
MUMBAI: The Walt Disney Company announced Tuesday it is shutting down pretty much all of its pay-television business in South-East Asia and Hong Kong later this year, marking the end of an era for a media conglomerate that has had a huge entertainment supply chain in the region.
Apr 26, 2021 21:04
MUMBAI: Spotify CEO Daniel Ek's bid to buy Arsenal from Stan Kroenke has received the backing of Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira, according to UK's Daily Telegraph. Arsenal's participation in the European Super League, sparked protests outside the Emirates last week, with fans demanding that Kroenke sell the club.
Apr 23, 2021 20:04
NEW DELHI: Pakistan's cricket players will get visas to compete in the ICC T20 World Cup in India this October, the BCCI's apex council has been told by board secretary Jay Shah following "government assurances".
Apr 23, 2021 20:04
NEW YORK: JP Morgan, the still-born European Super League's principal financial backer, has said it "misjudged" how fans would react to the breakaway competition. The American investment bank said it had committed €3.25 billion ($3.92bn) as start-up capital for the league, which posed a direct challenge to UEFA's Champions League and also threatened to devalue Europe's top domestic leagues.
Apr 22, 2021 17:04
PARIS: The executive board of the European Clubs Association – a body which represents 232 football clubs -  has appointed Qatar's Nasser Al-Khelaifi (chairman & CEO of Paris Saint-Germain) as the new chairman of ECA.