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Man Utd v Paris St-Germain: ‘I watched PSG crumble and I don’t think they’ve ever recovered’

Reshmin Chowdhury is a TV sports broadcaster covering the Champions League and will be writing for the BBC Sport website during the competition. Love was in the air at the Parc de Princes on a cold Valentine’s night in Paris two years ago. The cheer at full-time was deafening. I’m not sure many would have predicted a scoreline as one-sided as this. This was big. Paris St-Germain had just beaten Barcelona – THAT Barcelona – 4-0 at home in the first leg of the last 16 of the Champions League.…

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Body recovered from wreckage of plane carrying footballer Sala: UK investigator

(Reuters) – A body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane that was carrying Argentina-born professional soccer player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) in Britain said late on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The wreckage of the missing aircraft carrying soccer player Emiliano Sala is seen on the seabed near Guernsey, in this still image taken from video taken February 3, 2019. AAIB/ via REUTERS TV The agency did not disclose the identity of the body. Sala, 28, had been en route from…

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Body recovered from wreckage of plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala

FILE PHOTO: The wreckage of the missing aircraft carrying soccer player Emiliano Sala is seen on the seabed near Guernsey, in this still image taken from video taken February 3, 2019. AAIB/ via REUTERS TV (Reuters) – A body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane that was carrying Argentina-born professional soccer player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) in Britain said late on Wednesday. The agency did not disclose the identity of the body. Sala, 28, had been en route from…

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Doping: WADA says has recovered doping data from Moscow lab

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks into the head office of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada November 9, 2015. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi/File Photo (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Thursday its inspection team had successfully recovered doping data from a Moscow laboratory. WADA said in a statement that the information had now been transported out of Russia for authentication and detailed analysis. Reporting by Steve Keating in Toronto; Editing by Kevin Liffey Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link

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Tesco Rickmansworth ‘hit-and-run’ car recovered

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCar found after supermarket ‘hit-and-run’ A car believed to have been driven at several people in a “hit-and-run” in a supermarket car park has been recovered by police. The Citroen C3 drove away from outside the Tesco store in Rickmansworth on Sunday and was later found in Watford. A woman is still in a serious but stable condition following the incident, a police spokeswoman said. Hertfordshire Police said no arrests had been made, and officers were still searching for the car’s occupants.…

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Australia v India: How has cricket Down Under recovered from sandpapergate?

Australia players have vowed to “make Australians proud” of the team again At the approach to the Adelaide Oval’s East Gate is a statue that sums up the Australian fixation with cricket. Raised on a plinth is a lithe batsman in full swing, sleeves rolled up above the elbows and cap perched neatly above the eyes as he aims a drive towards the city skyline. It is a figure that would be instantly recognisable to any self-respecting Australian and the adjacent plaque is appropriately understated: Sir Donald Bradman, 1908-2001. After…

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Brazil museum fire: Prized ‘Luzia’ fossil skull recovered

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrone footage shows the National Museum totally gutted. Most of the skull from a prized 12,000-year-old fossil nicknamed Luzia has been recovered from the wreckage of a fire in Brazil’s National Museum. The 200-year-old building in Rio de Janeiro burned down in September, destroying almost all of its artefacts. But on Friday the museum’s director announced that 80% of Luzia’s skull fragments had been identified. The human remains – the oldest ever found in Latin America – were viewed as the jewel…

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Palmyra priest statue among haul of recovered Syrian relics

DAMASCUS (Reuters) – A stone image of an ancient priest is one of hundreds of stolen antiquities recovered by the Syrian government and put on display in Damascus this week, a reminder of the mass looting of Syria’s heritage during seven years of war. Visitors look at restored sculptures in an exhibition, at the Opera house in Damascus, Syria October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki It was carved for Yalhi bin Yalhabouda, a high priest in Palmyra, upon his death in 120 AD, his status apparent from his tall hat and…

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Woman’s body recovered from sea by kayaker off Cornwall

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The woman was brought ashore between Porthleven and nearby Rinsey A woman’s body has been recovered from the sea by a kayaker. Witnesses reported seeing the woman “in difficulty” just before 11:00 BST on Saturday off Porthleven, on the south coast of Cornwall. The Coastguard said she was brought ashore by a kayaker before being airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital at Truro. Devon and Cornwall Police confirmed a woman had died and officers were attempting to contact her next-of-kin. Image caption Cliff walkers…

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Andy Murray column: How I’ve recovered from lowest point of career

2018 Fever-Tree Championships on the BBC Venue: Queen’s Club, London Dates: 18-24 June Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs, the BBC Sport website and app. Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray is set to make his competitive return to action at Queen’s Club this week after almost a year out with a hip injury. The 31-year-old Briton talks about the decision to have surgery in January, and his recovery, in his regular BBC Sport column. Moving towards the start line now feels great…

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