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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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MC Mary Kom, Seema Poonia settle for silver at Strandja Memorial boxing in Bulgaria

Sofia (Bulgaria), February 25: Five-time world champion MC Mary Kom had to be content with a silver medal after going down in the final of the 69th Strandja Memorial boxing tournament for men and women here on Sunday. Mary Kom (48kg), who came into the event in pursuit of a third consecutive gold medal after the Asian championships and the India Open, lost to Bulgaria's Sevda Asenova. Also settling for a silver was Se ema Poonia (+81kg), who went down to Russia's Anna Ivanova, done in by her rival's sheer...
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