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Roger Federer becomes most decorated Laureus winner

MONACO, February 28: Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer won his fifth and sixth Laureus statuettes, becoming the most decorated Laureus winner in history at the 2018 awards ceremony in Monaco on Tuesday. Federer, the 2017 Australian Open and Wimbledon winner, claimed the 'Sportsman of the Year' and the 'Comeback of the Year' awards, reports Xinhua. "This is a very special moment for me. Everyone knows how highly I value my Laureus Awards, so to win another would have been wonderful, but to win two is a truly unique honour. "It...

2018 World Cup coaches brace for ‘modern life’ of VAR

SOCHI (Russia), February 28: World Cup coaches expressed a quiet confidence on Wednesday about Video Assistant Referee technology ahead of its likely adoption for this year's showpiece event in Russia. Representatives from the 32 teams to have qualified for the World Cup gathered in the Black Sea resort of Sochi for a briefing on how "modern life" was taking over the beautiful game. Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology is expected to be given the green light by the International Football Association Board (IFAB), when the body that determines the laws...
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