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IHF World Men’s Handball Championship 2021

World Mens Handball Championship 2021 Schedule, Groups & Everything You Must Know

  • Jan 04, 2021
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Handball governed by the International Handball Federation (IHF) is gaining popularity across continents and here it is with another tournament. Yes, it is the Men's Handball World Championship 2021. The tournament will be held in Egypt from January 13, 2021, to January 31, 2021. Before the event, here is the schedule of matches of the World Handball Championship for Men 2021, matches, groups, and ranked teams.World Men’s Handball Championship 20212021 Men’s Handball ChampionshipDetailsDate13th January 2021- 31st January 2021HostEgyptTeams32Venues5 venues across 5 citiesThe IHF 2021 World Handball Championship will be the 27th event organized by the International Handball Federation to be held in Egypt from January 13 to 31, 2021.It will be the first handball tournament that includes 32 teams instead of 24. This will be the third tournament organized in Africa, the second in Egypt and the first outside Europe since 2015. Denmark is the title holder.FormatThe 32 teams from the 2021 World Handball Championship for Men will be divided into 8 groups and the top three teams from each group will qualify for the following rounds. Then the remaining 24 teams will be divided into 4 groups of 6 teams each, and the two best teams from each group will advance to the quarter-finals.Qualified TeamsCompetitionQualified TeamsHostEgypt2019 World ChampionshipDenmark2019 European ChampionshipCroatia Norway Spain2020 African ChampionshipAlgeria Angola Cape Verde DR Congo Morocco Tunisia2020 Asian ChampionshipBahrain Japan Qatar South Korea2020 South and Central American ChampionshipArgentina Brazil Uruguay2020 Nor.Ca.Championship (Cancelled)United States2020 South and Central American Last Chance Qualification Tournament (cancelled)ChileEuropean qualificationAustria Belarus Czech Republic France Germany Hungary Iceland Portugal Slovenia SwedenWild CardPoland RussiaWorld Men’s Handball Championship 2021 Schedule & GroupsGroup AGermanyHungaryUruguayCape Verde DateMatchTime (Egypt Time)Venue15th January 2021Germany vs Uruguay7 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City15th January 2021Hungary vs Cape Verde9: 30 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City17th January 2021Cape Verde vs Germany7 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City17th January 2021Hungary vs Uruguay9: 30 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City19th January 2021Uruguay vs Cape Verde7 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City19th January 2021Germany vs Hungary9: 30 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City Group BSpainTunisiaBrazilPoland DateMatchTime (Egypt)Venue15th January 2021Spain vs Brazil7 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital15th January 2021Tunisia vs Poland9:30 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital17th January 2021Tunisia vs Brazil7 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital17th January 2021Poland vs Spain9:30 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital19th January 2021Spain vs Tunisia7 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital19th January 2021Brazil vs Poland9:30 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital Group CCroatiaQatarJapanAngola DateMatchTime (Egypt)Venue15th January 2021Qatar vs Angola4:30 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab15th January 2021Croatia vs Japan7 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab17th January 2021Qatar vs Japan4:30 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab17th January 2021Angola vs Croatia7 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab19th January 2021Japan vs Angola4:30 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab19th January 2021Croatia vs Qatar7 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab Group DDenmarkArgentinaBahrainDR Congo DateMatchTime (Egypt Time)Venue15th January 2021Argentina vs DR Congo7 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo15th January 2021Denmark vs Bahrain9: 30 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo17th January 2021Argentina vs Bahrain7 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo17th January 2021DR Congo vs Denmark9: 30 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo19th January 2021Bahrain vs DR Congo7 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo19th January 2021Denmark vs Argentina9: 30 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo Group ENorwayAustriaFranceUnited States DateMatchTime (Egypt Time)Venue14th January 2021Austria vs United States7 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City14th January 2021Norway vs France9: 30 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City16th January 2021Austria vs France7 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City16th January 2021United States vs Norway9: 30 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City18th January 2021France vs United States7 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City18th January 2021Norway vs Austria9: 30 pm6th of October Sports Hall, 6th of October City Group FPortugalAlgeriaIcelandMorocco DateMatchTime (Egypt)Venue14th January 2021Algeria vs Morocco7 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital14th January 2021Portugal vs Iceland9:30 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital16th January 2021Morocco vs Portugal7 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital16th January 2021Algeria vs Iceland9:30 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital18th January 2021Portugal vs Algeria7 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital18th January 2021Iceland vs Morocco9:30 pmNew Capital Sports Hall, New Administrative Capital Group GSwedenEgyptCzech RepublicChile DateMatchTime (Egypt Time)Venue13th January 2021Egypt vs Chile7 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo14th January 2021Sweden vs Czech Republic9: 30 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo16th January 2021Egypt vs Czech Republic7 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo16th January 2021Chile vs Sweden9: 30 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo18th January 2021Cxech Republic vs Chile7 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo18th January 2021Sweden vs Egypt9: 30 pmCairo Stadium Indoor Halls Complex, Cairo Group HSloveniaBelarusSouth KoreaRussia DateMatchTime (Egypt)Venue14th January 2021Belarus vs Russia4:30 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab14th January 2021Slovenia vs South Korea7 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab16th January 2021Belarus vs South Korea4:30 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab16th January 2021Russia vs Slovenia7 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab18th January 2021South Korea vs Russia4:30 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El Arab18th January 2021Slovenia vs Belarus7 pmBorg El Arab Sports Hall, Borg El ArabNote: World Men’s Handball Championship 2021 Schedule, Fixtures and Timings are subject to change as per the International Handball Federation.Also Read: International Hockey Federation unveils new match-based world ranking system for 2020

World Athletics Indoor Championships

World Athletics Indoor Championships moved to 2023 after second postponement

  • Jan 25, 2021
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The Indoor Athletics World Championships in Nanjing, China, has been postponed for a second time due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is now scheduled to be held in 2023.World Athletic said it made the decision with the organizers "with regret" as a result of the global health situation.The competition was to be held in Nanjing between March 19 and 21 next year.This was indeed a one-year delay, as the event was initially the 2020 Championship and was scheduled to take place from March 13-15.Work is now set for the Cube Gym in Nanjing Youth Olympic Park in 2023, as the Serbian capital, Belgrade has already been named the venue for the 2022 World Indoor Athletics Championships.The main indoor event was one of the first major sporting events to be moved due to the COVID-19 crisis, which originated in China when World Athletics announced the original delay in late January.The fact that it was postponed again after nearly a year clearly demonstrates just how severe the pandemic's impact on the global sport is."We regret that we have agreed with the organizers of the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Nanjing to postpone the event until March 2023," she said.“While we have been coordinating with the Organizing Committee and the Chinese Athletics Association to assess the launch of the tournament over the past few weeks, given the current global situation, there is still a great deal of uncertainty about the status of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first part of 2021.“For the safety of athletes and technical officials, we must give due consideration to the dangers of bringing a large group of people to attend the event in case of a pandemic and fully respect the epidemic prevention policy and its implementation in the host country.“The indoor sports season is within a tight time frame (until the end of March), so the event cannot be extended later in the year.“We would like Nanjing to host our Indoor World Championships due to the extensive planning and preparation they put into this event, so we agreed that they will host the event one year after the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade. In 2022.Despite this postponement, our athletes will continue to have important competitive opportunities available in the first part of 2021 through the Inbound World Tour, which includes 26 meetings spread over 12 countries in Europe and North America."The indoor world tour runs from the end of January until the end of February 2021 and is organized into three different levels of competition: gold, silver, and bronze."Also Read: FIS ALPINE WORLD SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 IN CORTINA CONFIRMED

Golf Masters

Masters 2021 to be Conducted with Limited Attendance

  • Jan 29, 2021
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Fred Ridley, President of Augusta National Golf Club, announced today that the club intends to limit attendance at the 85th Masters, scheduled for April 5-11, 2021. The tournament will be held to health and security standards similar to those previously established in November 2020. With these protocols in place, efforts are being made to include a limited number of users, as long as it can be done safely.“After the successful completion of the Master's tournament last November with only essential staff, we are confident that we can invite a limited number of sponsors to Augusta National in April,” said Ridley. “As with the November Masters program, we will implement practices and policies that will protect the health and safety of all attendees. There is nothing more important and will not be more important than the well-being of everyone involved. While we are disappointed that we will not be able to accommodate a full group of clients this year. , We will continue our efforts to ensure the arrival of everyone who has bought Augusta National tickets in 2022, provided conditions improve. "Additionally, Ridley announced that the club intends to hold the Augusta Women's Amateur National Finals and the Drive, Chip, and Putt Finals as scheduled. Both competitions are also intended to host a small number of sponsors.Augusta National is in the process of contacting all registered ticket holders, and refunds will be issued to customers who have not been selected to attend.Also Read: 6TH ASIAN BEACH GAMES IN SANYA POSTPONED TO APRIL 2021

European Super League

European Super League Football: Real, City and Chelsea could face Champions League semi-final ban: UEFA official

  • Apr 19, 2021
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A member of the European Union's executive committee (UEFA) said on Monday that Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid were likely to be excluded from the semi-finals of the Champions League this season after the announcement of 12 European elite teams of the separatist Super League, which was heavily criticized.Chelsea, Manchester City, and Real Madrid are among the top 12 teams in Europe to become founding members of the Premier League, which competes with the UEFA Champions League. A 20-team league has been announced with 15 founding members and 5 other clubs qualifying each season. He added that the inaugural season would start "as soon as possible.""The clubs have to go, and I hope it will happen on Friday. Then we have to figure out how to finish the Champions League (this season)," Jesper Muller, director of the Danish Football Association, told Dr."There is an exceptional meeting of the executive committee on Friday," he said.Mueller's comments came shortly after UEFA president Alexander Ceferin announced that he wanted a ban on rogue clubs."We are still evaluating our legal team, but we will take the largest possible number of penalties and inform them as soon as possible," he said. "My opinion is that they should be expelled as quickly as possible from all our competitions and the players from all our competitions," Ceferin told reporters.Real Madrid will face Chelsea and Manchester City will face Paris Saint-Germain, who have not entered the separatist league.Also Read: UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

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Lionel Messi signs two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain after leaving Barcelona

  • Aug 11, 2021
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Lionel Messi finally signed his long-awaited contract with PSG on Tuesday night to complete the move and confirm the end of a long-term relationship with FC. Barcelona sends Paris Saint-Germain into a new era.Paris Saint-Germain said in a statement that the 34-year-old Argentine star had signed a two-year contract with the option for a third season. "I am excited to start a new chapter of my career at Paris Saint-Germain," said Messi. "Everything at the club matches my football ambitions. I know how talented the team and the coaching staff are here. I am determined to help build something special for the club and the fans, and I can't wait to stepping out onto the pitch at the parc des princes. Salary details were not disclosed, but a person familiar with the negotiations previously told The Associated Press that Messi will receive about 35 million euros ($ 41 million) from his net worth annually. The person said on condition of anonymity before signing the contract. "I am delighted that Lionel Messi has chosen to join Paris Saint-Germain and we are proud to welcome him and his family to Paris," said Nasser Al-Khelaifi president of Paris Saint-Germain. "He has made no secret of his desire to continue competing at the highest level and winning titles, and of course our ambition as a team is to do the same."Crowds of Paris Saint-Germain fans gathered at Paris Le Bourget airport to greet Messi, who wore a jersey with the slogan "Ici c'est Paris" ("This is Paris").The words are a longtime familiar refrain from a favored fan chant at Parc des Princes stadium, where Messi is to be presented to them before kickoff of Saturday night's game against Strasbourg. So excited was his arrival that police had to push him to prevent the airport's metal barriers from falling down as fans rushed forward to get a better view. He then traveled to Paris, escorted by a police escort, which included several officers on motorcycles, all dressed in black at the rear. When the disbelief of relegation to one of the greatest footballers of all time became a sensation, many gathered to catch a glimpse of Messi on the field. They got their wish when the smiling star briefly greeted them before undergoing a medical examination. Earlier, Messi's father and agent, Jorge, also confirmed that his son was moving to Paris Saint-Germain in a brief exchange with reporters at Josep Taradillas Barcelona's El Prat airport, before boarding his flight in afternoon.Messi arrived with his wife and his three children and boarded a private jet."With all that, towards a new adventure. All five together," said Antonella Roccuzzo on Instagram with a photo of her with her husband on the plane.PSG supporters have witnessed their club's transformation over the past decade since the arrival of sovereign investments from Qatar tied to the emir. Once Messi's contract with Barcelona expired and the Catalan club couldn't retain him, Paris Saint-Germain was one of the few clubs that was able to finance a deal to sign the world's best player six times.Messi's arrival gives Paris Saint-Germain massive attacking options, as he is linked with World Cup winner Kylian Mbappé and Brazilian forward Neymar.Neymar posted on Instagram a video of the two hugging and playing for Barcelona: "back together."While PSG had to pay 222 million euros (then $261 million) to sign Neymar from Barcelona in 2017, there was no transfer fee for Messi. Messi has become the most desiered free agent in football history after his attempts to stay at Barcelona were rejected last week by the Spanish League because his salary did not meet financial regulations, with the Catalan club heavily in debt. 1.2 billion euros (1.4 million dollars)  And soon, Mauricio Pochettino, coach of Paris Saint-Germain, got in touch with his Argentine after Barcelona announced last Thursday that Messi would be leaving the club, he joined at age 13. Messi won every major title with Barcelona and was granted a emotional press conference on Sunday to mark the end of an era.Only Cristiano Ronaldo in the current era challenges Messi's status as the greatest of all time. Paris Saint-Germain is hoping not only that Messi will help the team regain the French title it lost to Lille last season, but that it will ultimately win the Champions League.If Pochettino used the 4-3-3 method, the three in front could see Messi on the right. What should be less demanding is Paris Saint-Germain's compliance with the UEFA Financial Fair Play Rules. Some flexibility in the rules has been provided due to the pandemic and the changes are due to the system that is designed to stop losses. Paris Saint-Germain President Al-Khelaifi,as President of the Association of European Clubs and a member of the UEFA Executive Committee, is involved in the process of discussing a broader update of the FFP that could once again allow a spending without control. Also Read- Olympics: Rowers Arjun and Arvind finish eleventh in lightweight Double sculls in Tokyo