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Shanghai builds $900m hub in push to be eSports leader

China has begun building a $900 million facility it hopes will be the envy of eSports and seal its push to make Shanghai the global capital of the fast-growing professional gaming industry. The Shanghai International New Cultural and Creative E-sports Center is scheduled…
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Premier League to continue during new English lockdown

Premier League football and other forms of elite professional sport in England will be allowed to continue despite new national lockdown restrictions announced by the British government on Monday. Nearly 56 million people in England will return to a full coronavirus…
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Bucks' long-range barrage buries Heat, Clippers bounce back

The Milwaukee Bucks set an NBA record for three-pointers in a game, draining 29 from beyond the arc in a 144-97 blowout win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday. The Heat, who stunned the top-seeded Bucks in the second round of the 2020 Eastern Conference playoffs en route to…
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PSG sack Tuchel, Pochettino favourite to take over

Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday confirmed the sacking of coach ThomasTuchel, who had been at the club since July 2018, but did not name his successor. “After an in-depth analysis of its sporting situation, Paris Saint-Germain decided to terminate…
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Eden Hazard set to return 'very soon' for Real Madrid

Eden Hazard will soon resume his injury-plagued Real Madrid career after recovering from a thigh problem, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Saturday. Hazard has missed nearly 50 matches since joining Real from Chelsea in a deal worth up to 150 million euros ($184 million) in…
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NHL's 56-game season could begin January 13

The National Hockey League has worked out an tentative agreement with its players union to stage a 56-game season, but it is still unclear whether Canadian health officials are on board with the plan. The season would begin January 13 as long as the two sides can get…