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Grief casts shadow over Khabib ahead of UFC title showdown

23 Oct 2020

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defends his belt against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on Saturday, but the greatest obstacle he might have to overcome is the absence of his coach and father Abdulmanap, who passed away in July.

Milan win at Celtic, Alkmaar stun Napoli, Spurs and Arsenal win

23 Oct 2020

STOCKHOLM AC Milan withstood a late onslaught to beat Celtic 3-1 and AZ Alkmaar overcame the loss of 13 players with positive COVID-19 tests to secure a shock 1-0 win at Napoli as the Europa League group stage got underway on Thursday.

Milan win at Celtic, Alkmaar stun Napoli, Spurs and Arsenal win

23 Oct 2020

STOCKHOLM AC Milan withstood a late onslaught to beat Celtic 3-1 and AZ Alkmaar overcame the loss of 13 players with positive COVID-19 tests to secure a shock 1-0 win at Napoli as the Europa League group stage got underway on Thursday.

WRAPUP 3-Soccer-Milan win at Celtic, Alkmaar stun Napoli, Spurs and Arsenal win

23 Oct 2020

* Rangers Roofe scores from halfway line (Adds quote, details of Rangers goal)

REFILE-WRAPUP 1-Soccer-Alkmaar stun Napoli despite missing 13 players due to COVID-19

23 Oct 2020

Oct 22 AZ Alkmaar overcame the loss of 13 players with positive COVID-19 tests to secure a shock 1-0 win at Napoli as the Europa League group stage got underway on Thursday.

Iceland replace coach and assistants for Belgium clash due to COVID-19 case

14 Oct 2020

Iceland will replace head coach Erik Hamren and his entire backroom team for Wednesday's Nations League clash with Belgium in Reykjavik after an unnamed staff member contracted COVID-19, the country's FA said in a statement late on Tuesday. 

Soccer-Iceland's backroom staff isolated due to COVID-19 case ahead of Belgium clash

13 Oct 2020

Oct 13 Iceland's entire backroom team has been isolated ahead of Wednesday's Nations League clash with Belgium in Reykjavik after a staff member contracted COVID-19, the country's FA said in a statement on Tuesday.

Soccer-COVID-hit Ireland hang on for 0-0 draw with Wales

11 Oct 2020

Oct 11 Ireland managed to hang on for a gritty 0-0 draw at home to Wales in their UEFA Nations League tie in Dublin on Sunday, despite seven players missing out due to COVID-19 precautions.

Bellator brings MMA into mainstream with BBC deal, Paris fight card

09 Oct 2020

Mixed martial arts promotion Bellator is continuing its efforts to bring the sport into the mainstream at the Accor Arena in Paris on Saturday with the first major card in France since the sport was legalised and a streaming deal with the BBC. 

Teenager Suup subbed after 15 seconds in Estonian top flight

24 Sep 2020

Estonian teenager Lauri Suup was hauled off in what might have been the quickest substitution in the country's soccer history as he exited Nomme Kalju FC's 2-1 defeat by FCI Levadia after just 15 seconds on Sunday.

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