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Paris Boycotting Public Screening Of World Cup Matches

Paris Protests World Cup Matches Despite France Being The Defending Champion

Paris will boycott public screening of World Cup matches on giant screens for this season to protest human rights abuses by Qatar and the environmental impact of the FIFA matches in the desert country. Other French cities are expected to follow the move.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Qatar has been criticized for violating the rights of migrant workers and creating air-conditioned stadiums
• There will be no giant screens in public fan zones in Paris this FIFA season as a protest against Qatar
• France is the defending champion in World Cup

Why Is Paris Boycotting Public Screening Of World Cup Matches?

Paris Boycotting Public Screening Of World Cup Matches

Pierre Rabadan, deputy mayor of Paris in charge of sports said that there was the problem of the environmental impact. Rabadan cited air-conditioned stadiums to put force on his words. He further said that the conditions in which those facilities had been built were to be questioned as well.

Qatar Sports Investments owns the city’s football club, Paris Saint-Germain but the move won’t impact the relations between them. Rabadan said that they had very constructive relations with the club and its entourage yet it didn’t prevent them to say when they disagree.

Why Are The Allegations Of Human Rights Violations

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Roger Federer Is Breaking The Internet

This Picture Of Roger Federer Is Breaking The Internet

A picture of Roger Federer with Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray generated a huge response on Twitter. The picture was shared by the Swiss tennis maestro on Thursday when the four tennis legends were going for a practice session.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Roger Federer has announced retirement from the professional sport after Laver Cup 2022
• He will play his final ATP Tour match in doubles with Rafael Nadal on Friday
• He hasn’t played since 2021 due to a knee injury

What Is The Importance Of That Picture?

People were delighted to see the four tennis legends together. And they gave the picture over 4,10,000 likes and 40,000 retweets. These tennis stars have won 66 Grand Slams over them. But tennis fans were more delighted to see Federer and Nadal together as they are known for being arch rivals on the tennis court.

In two decades of rivalry, they played 40 times including in 9 Grand Slam finals. Nadal holds a 24-16 winning record. But this time they are on the same side. Together they have won 42 Grand Slam titles.

Which Tournament Roger Federer Is Playing On Friday?

Roger Federer Is Breaking The Internet

Roger Federer is playing the Laver Cup 2022 and … Read the rest

Slovenia V/S Norway Prediction

UEFA Nations League Saturday Fixture Slovenia V/S Norway Predicted

Slovenia and Norway have entered the next leg of the UEFA Nations League and are set to play at the Stožice Sports Park on Saturday. And this match is going to be very interesting in many ways.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Slovenia will meet Norway on Saturday in UEFA Nations League
• A draw against Serbia brought Slovenia back into the game
• Norway defeated Sweden and entered the game
• Predictions are being made based on their team and past performance

Recent Performance Of Slovenia And Norway

Slovenia played their recent match with Serbia which was a 2-2 draw. Both the teams played well but none could beat the other. PAOK winger Andrija Zivkovic and Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic scored goals for Serbia but Serbia players Panathinaikos midfielder Adam Gnezda Cerin and Red Bull Salzburg striker Benjamin Sesko canceled those goals. But Serbia sent their Mallorca goalkeeper Predrag Rajkovic off after the game.

Norway beat Sweden 3-2 in a striking performance by Manchester City superstar Erling Braut Haaland and Real Sociedad … Read the rest

Mohammad Hafeez Call BCCI Laadla

For Mohammad Hafeez, India Is “Laadla” Of World Cricket

Former Pakistan cricket captain Mohammad Hafeez is of the view that India gets pampered in world cricket because the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) generates more revenue than others. Also, he gave a frank opinion on Indian cricket captain Rohit Sharma.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Mohammad Hafeez called BCCI “Laadla” because of the revenue it generates
• The former Pakistan cricket captain also said that the Indian skipper was under pressure
• India beat Pakistan and Hong Kong in Asia Cup

Why Did Mohammad Hafeez Call BCCI “Laadla”?

Mohammad Hafeez Call BCCI Laadla

Mohammad Hafeez shared a video discussion on PTV sports with the caption “Laadla” on his Twitter handle. He is seen saying that he doesn’t know a lot, but he knows that in their society, whoever is the earner is loved by everyone, is the most laadla (pampered), and gets the most kisses from everyone.

When the anchor asked if the Indians are “Laadlas” because they played so well or because they made more money, Hafeez replied that it was the latter factor.

He said that India was a revenue-making country. So even in bilateral series across the world, where they got sponsorship, they got a jackpot, it was hard to deny … Read the rest

Hardik Pandya Hug Mohammad Rizwan

Hardik Pandya Won Hearts With His Cricket And Sportsmanship

India beat Pakistan by 5 wickets in the Asia Cup clash on Sunday in Dubai. But what made news was the picture of Hardik Pandya hugging Mohammad Rizwan from behind. It was a historic match where both teams displayed unmatched sportsmanship.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Hardik Pandya’s superb game and sportsmanship won hearts
• His clip of hugging Mohammad Rizwan is winning hearts on the Internet
• India will next play with Hong Kong on Wednesday

What Was Hardik Pandya’s Score?

Pakistan scored 147 in 19.5 overs and gave India a target of 148 in 20 overs in the Asia Cup Group A clash on Sunday at the Dubai International Stadium. Team India defeat Pakistan by five wickets in 19.4 overs. Hardik Pandya smashed 33 runs off just 17 balls with four boundaries and one sixer. He also took three wickets. It was an all-round performance by Hardik Pandya.

When Did Hardik Pandya Hug Mohammad Rizwan?

Hardik Pandya Hug Mohammad Rizwan

It was a beautiful shot from the match. Seeing two players from opposite teams in a friendly gesture, especially in India and Pakistan is rare. But this rare event was caught on Sunday when Hardik Pandya Hugged wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan from behind.

How India Won The

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Neeraj Chopra Make History in Lausanne

Neeraj Chopra Made India Proud With 89.08m Throw In Diamond League

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian to win a Diamond League event in Lausanne on 26 August 2022. The 24-year-old javelin thrower opened with an unbeatable 89.08m throw that turned out to be the winning throw at the end. With this victory, he qualified for the Diamond League finals in Zurich next month.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Czech Republic’s Jakub Vadlejch finished second with an 85.88m throw
• American Curtis Thompson was third with an 83.72m throw
• Neeraj Chopra skipped Commonwealth Games in Birmingham due to an injury
• Chopra qualified for Diamond League Finals and the 2023 World Championships

How Did Neeraj Chopra Make History in Lausanne?

 

Neeraj Chopra Make History in Lausanne

Neeraj Chopra had three valid throws (85.18m in second and 80.04m in sixth) in the event after passing his third and fifth attempts. But his opening throw (89.08m) kept him ahead of others. His nearest rival Czech Republic’s Jakub Vadlejch who is also the Tokyo Olympic silver medallist began as the top seed in Lausanne with a season-best of 90.88m throw but finished at second with 85.88. American Curtis Thompson finished third with 83.72.

What Did Neeraj Chopra Say About His Feat?

A jubilant Neeraj Chopra said that he was delighted … Read the rest