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A football championship begins amidst COVID19 lockdown in Tajikistan

By: vetembaste | Published: April 4, 2020 1:48:22 pm Istiklol players train ahead of opener (Source: Istiklol Twitter) Tajikistan’s domestic football season is kicking off on schedule despite almost every other soccer league around the globe having ground to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The clubs in the landlocked Central Asian country of nine million people are largely ...

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FIFA extends men’s age limit for Tokyo Olympics due to virus

By: AP | Geneva | Published: April 4, 2020 8:59:56 am (Representational photo) FIFA has extended the age limit for the men’s soccer tournament at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic. The amended Olympic rule on Friday retains the “players born on or after Jan. 1, 1997” standard for the Tokyo Games following a one-year postponement agreed ...

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