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Atletico coach Simeone tests Covid-positive

Atletico coach Simeone tests Covid-positive

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Madrid: Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has the coronavirus. The Argentine wasn’t showing any symptoms and was in isolation, the club said. Simeone and the rest of the team were tested on Friday.

Col DU grand colombier
Pogacar wins 15th stage of Tour de France

Tadej Pogacar beat fellow Slovenian and overall leader Primoz Roglic to win the 15th stage of the Tour de France as defending champion Egan Bernal all but abandoned his crown. The Colombian was dropped 13km from the finish and lost more than seven minutes on the line. Roglic leads Pogacar by 40 seconds. Bernal, who was third overall 59 seconds off the pace before the stage, dropped out of the top 10.

Barcelona
Coutinho, Dembele on target for Barca in friendly

Barcelona beat second division Gimnastic de Tarragona 3-1 in a pre-season friendly, with Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele each making encouraging returns by scoring in Ronald Koeman’s first game in charge. Lionel Messi wore the captain’s armband, although Luis Suarez and Arturo Vidal were left out.

New York
NBA: LeBron helps Lakers eliminate Rockets

LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists as Los Angeles Lakers eliminated Houston Rockets from the NBA playoffs with a 119-96 victory in Game 5. It is Lakers’ first trip to the Western Conference finals in 10 years.

Dubai
Warne to mentor Rajasthan Royals’ youngsters

Legendary spinner Shane Warne has been appointed mentor of Rajasthan Royals ahead of the IPL besides his existing role as the team’s brand ambassador.

Amsterdam
Robben comeback ends in early injury

Arjen Robben lasted just 29 minutes of his comeback match at FC Groningen before being forced off by injury in a disappointing start to his return at his boyhood club. The 36-year-old retired last year at Bayern Munich but in June announced a comeback at the club where he began his professional career as a teenager. Agencies

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