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Sports


Swapping sand for snow, volleyball eyes Winter Games slot

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 14 (Reuters) A snow volleyball exhibition on Wednesday showcased a sport organisers hope will one day be included in the Winter Olympics.
"We can show the world it's possible," said Brazilian beach volleyball player Emanuel Rego who won gold in the 2004 Summer Games and didn't mind the cold and windy conditions in Pyeongchang.
"It doesn't matter if it's a little bit cold or a little bit hot, you can play volleyball anywhere," he said.
Organisers of the exhibition match said they hoped it would follow the path of beach volleyball which has been an Olympic sport since the 1996 Summer Games.
Rego was joined by volleyball players from Brazil, Serbia, China, South Korea and Austria.
The first Snow Volleyball European Championships will be held in Austria in March with 24 men's and 24 women's teams competing.
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IIFL Finance ropes in Rohit Sharma as brand ambassador

28 May 2020 | 7:50 PM

New Delhi, May 28 (UNI) IIFL Finance, India’s Non-Banking Finance Companies, has signed batsman Rohit Sharma as its first-ever brand ambassador.

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October not the time to make final decision, says Tokyo 2020 CEO Muto

28 May 2020 | 7:21 PM

Tokyo, May 28 (Xinhua) Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said here on Thursday that October is not the time for the Olympics organizers to make a final decision on whether the Games can be held in 2021.

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Discussion rages about Borussia Dortmund's title-winning coach

28 May 2020 | 7:17 PM

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Berlin, May 28 (Xinhua) Misinterpretations seem inevitable when Lucien Favre tries to explain his side's performances. Born in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, the 62-year-old isn't what you call a master of the German language.

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Chinese basketball team members mourn legendary coach Ma Lianbao

28 May 2020 | 7:09 PM

Beijing, May 28 (Xinhua) Head coach Du Feng and players from the Chinese men's basketball team mourned the legend Ma Lianbao, who died at the age of 68 due to a sudden heart attack on Monday.

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Angel Correa joins Joao Felix on Atletico Madrid injury list

28 May 2020 | 7:05 PM

Madrid, May 28 (Xinhua) Atletico Madrid have suffered a second injury setback as they prepare for the return of football to Spain in around a fortnight.

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