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Khabib Nurmagomedov to face Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi

Khabib Nurmagomedov will make the second defence of his title in September



Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight for the first time since his clash with Conor McGregor when he faces Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi in September.

UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov beat McGregor at UFC 229 in October to extend his unbeaten record to 27-0.

Read more: Khabib Nurmagomedov to face Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi

Bloodied Malaysia exit Sudirman Cup after freak injury (2019)


Malaysia’s Ong Yew Sin looks at teammate Teo Ee Yi’s injury during their match against Japan’s Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda in their men’s doubles quarter-final match at the 2019 Sudirman Cup. – AFP



NANNING (AFP) – Malaysian badminton player Teo Ee Yi was bloodied and shaken after his doubles partner accidentally smashed him in the face with his shin during their Sudirman Cup quarter-final defeat to Japan on Friday.

The 26-year-old lay prone on the court floor for nearly 10 minutes with a gashed chin, blood pouring down his neck, with the men’s doubles clash against top seeds Japan locked at 19-19 in the deciding game.

Read more: Bloodied Malaysia exit Sudirman Cup after freak injury (2019)

Bangladesh cricket team escape shooting at Christchurch mosque

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says 49 people have been killed and more than 40 seriously wounded after shootings at two mosques in Christchurch



Bangladesh cricketers were "minutes" from being inside a mosque in which a fatal mass shooting in New Zealand took place, says team manager Khaled Mashud.

Players and coaching staff were "50 yards" from the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, when the shooting began.

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Kelly Catlin dies aged 23: 'She was not the Kelly we knew' says father

Catlin won seven major medals in the last three years

 

The family of three-time world champion cyclist Kelly Catlin, who died aged 23 last week, say she had changed after crashing her bike last year.

They believe she took her own life as a consequence of two accidents.

Read more: Kelly Catlin dies aged 23: 'She was not the Kelly we knew' says father

Conor McGregor: UFC star arrested in Miami for allegedly smashing fan's phone

Conor McGregor's booking photo, released by Miami police




UFC star Conor McGregor has been arrested in Miami for allegedly smashing a fan's phone as they tried to take pictures.

The Irish fighter is being charged with strong-armed robbery and misdemeanour criminal mischief, police said.

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