July 31, 2021
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Rafael Nadal uses own injury experience to warn Novak Djokovic at Australian Open

express– Rafael Nadal has appeared to warn Novak Djokovic over playing through the pain barrier at the Australian Open. Both Nadal and Djokovic have struggled with injury during the tournament in Melbourne. The Spaniard has a back problem and the Serbian an abdominal issue. Nadal beat Fabio Fognini in straight sets on Monday to reach the quarter-final stage.

Barcelona to sue newspaper for publishing Messi’s $674m contract

aljazeera– Barcelona will take legal action against the Spanish newspaper El Mundo after it published details of Lionel Messi’s current contract, which it says is worth up to 555 million euros ($674m) over four years. The club also insisted on Sunday they were not responsible for the leak, which it defined as a “private document […]

Andy Murray ‘devastated’ as he shelves Australian Open plans

A “devastated” Andy Murray has been forced to withdraw from the Australian Open as he is unable to travel to Melbourne with a “workable quarantine” that would allow him to be ready to compete in the tournament, which begins on 8 February. “Gutted to share that I won’t be flying out to Australia to compete at the […]

Manchester United go clear at top after Paul Pogba volley sees off Burnley

theguardian– Manchester United are top of the Premier League at this stage of the season for the first time since the 2012-13 campaign which they ended by claiming a 20th title. For this they can thank Paul Pogba, the midfielder crowning a fine display with a sweet 71st-minute winner. This came when the Frenchman won […]