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Morata's hamstring injury could keep him out for six weeks

Morata's hamstring injury could keep him out for six weeks

By Rik Sharma


MADRID, Oct 3 (REUTERS) Spain and Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata's hamstring problem could leave him sidelined for several weeks after tests with the national team revealed he has a grade two tear. Morata had an MRI scan on Sunday after limping off during Chelsea's 1-0 Premier League home defeat by Manchester City on Saturday. According to British media reports on Tuesday, the injury could keep him out for at least six weeks. Spain manager Julian Lopetegui on Monday called up 36-year-old Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz to replace Morata, with the Blues forward missing Spain's final World Cup 2018 qualifying matches against Albania and Israel. Spain are also missing injured duo Andres Iniesta of Barcelona and Dani Carvajal of Real Madrid, replaced by Las Palmas' Jonathan Viera and Real Sociedad's Avaro Odriozola, as the Group G leaders bid to earn a place at the finals in Russia. The Spaniards are three points clear of second-placed Italy with just the two rounds of matches remaining. Chelsea signed Morata from Real Madrid in the close season and the striker has flourished at Stamford Bridge, with seven goals in nine appearances for Antonio Conte's champions. If Morata's worst fears are confirmed he will miss both of Chelsea's Champions League group stage matches against AS Roma and several Premier League games, including the home clash with Manchester United on Nov 5. REUTERS SDR 0554

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Kozhikode to host SR National Volleyball tourney from Feb 21

20 Feb 2018 | 7:00 PM

Kozhikode, Feb 20 (UNI) Kozhikode will host the 66th edition of the eight-day Senior National Volleyball Championship to be held at the Calicut trade centre and V K Krishna Menon Indoor Stadium from February 21.

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Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day 11

20 Feb 2018 | 6:56 PM

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 20 (Reuters) Following are memorable quotes from the Pyeongchang Olympics on Tuesday:
"That's the funny thing about the Olympics, if you do the work right you've gained all that stuff in your personal life before you even come to the Olympics.

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Nordic Combined-Rydzek leads German clean sweep

20 Feb 2018 | 6:55 PM

By Mark Trevelyan
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 20 (Reuters) Johannes Rydzek stormed through to win Germany's second Nordic Combined gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics on Tuesday while team mates Fabian Riessle and Eric Frenzel took silver and bronze.

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Russian Olympic athlete denies taking banned substance

20 Feb 2018 | 6:50 PM

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 20 (Reuters) A Russian medallist who tested positive for doping at the Pyeongchang Winter Games has denied taking banned substances, his first public statement since it emerged this week that he had tested positive for meldonium.

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Feel the rhythm - Jamaican women make debut

20 Feb 2018 | 6:36 PM

By James Pearson
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 20 (Reuters) The Jamaican women's bobsleigh team made their Winter Olympic debut on Tuesday, thirty years after the country's first appearance at the Games in Calgary.

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