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Spanish football coach Francisco Garcia passes away

Spanish football coach Francisco Garcia has recently passed away after contracting coronavirus, at the age of 21. He is also the youngest victim of the illness in the region. Garcia was serving as the manager of Atletico Portada Alta’s youth team and he was tested positive for COVID-19 last week. During his treatment, it was found out ..


Ashok Chatterjee passes away

Ashok Chatterjee, who recently passed away at the age of 78, was a former India footballer. He was a part of the Indian football team, which won bronze-medal in the Merdeka Cup in 1965 and 1966. He made his international debut in the Merdeka Cup in 1965. Ashok Chatterjee has appeared in nearly 30 matches, ..


Messi becomes the first team-player to win World Sportsman of the year

In 2020 Laureus Sports awards, the ‘World Sportsman of the year’ award was bagged jointly by British Formula one racer Lewis Hamilton and Football icon Lionel Messi. The Argentinean footballer Messi has become the first team-player to win the coveted award. Also, in the 20-year history of the global award, this is the first time ..


Sachin Tendulkar wins ‘Laureus Best Sporting Moment award’

When India won the final match of the World cup against Sri Lanka in 2011, which was the last World Cup of Sachin, his fellow team mates lifted the legend and carried him to make a lap of honour. This was named as ‘Laureus best sporting moment in the last 20 years’. Argentinian footballer Lionel ..


South Bronx United announces 2020 Laureus Sport for Good Award recipient

New York- based Social service organisation ‘South Bronx United’ was seen in news recently, as it was announced as the recipient of the 2020 Laureus Sport for Good Award. It is a programme, which use ‘Football’ as a tool of social transformation, to change the lives of youth from marginalized communities in New York. Famous ..


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