Saturday, December 2, 2023

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Busquets Joins Messi at Inter Miami FC

MIAMI, USA: Inter Miami announced on Friday they are signing former Spain and Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets to team-up with Lionel Messi at the Major League Soccer club. Messi said earlier this month he was moving to Miami and he will now be re-united with his former Barca team-mate Busquets. Inter Miami posted a tweeted heralding the arrival of the player. “Si, Busi” read the twitter post, referring to Busquets’ nickname. The tweet included quotes praising Busquets from several people in the game including former Spain coach Vicente del Bosque.

Denver Nuggets Parade: Celebrating 1st NBA Championship Win

DENVER: Nikola Jokic rode atop a firetruck with people who mean the world to him — his teammate Jamal Murray, his family — and the NBA trophy. Jokic and the Denver Nuggets soaked in the moment and were soaked, too, by champagne spray Thursday during a downtown parade to celebrate their first NBA title. His young daughter, Ognjena, stole the show as she sat in front of him on the firetruck, at times wearing Jokic’s championship hat. Jokic turned in some big assists, too, shielding her from champagne showers.

Manchester United in talks to grant exclusivity to Qatari Sheikh for $6B+ sale – sources

LONDON: English football club Manchester United is negotiating granting exclusivity to the consortium led by Qatar’s Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al-Thani in talks to sell itself for more than $6 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. While a deal remains uncertain, the development represents a major milestone in the efforts of Sheikh Jassim — the son of Qatar’s former prime minister who is one of the richest men in the Gulf state — to take over the iconic sports brand.

Riyadh Air, owned by PIF, reveals livery before Paris Air Show debut

RIYADH: The latest player in the global aviation industry, Riyadh Air, made an appearance with its remarkable livery at the King Khaled International Airport in the Saudi capital on Monday. A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner painted aircraft flew at low altitude over several notable landmarks in the Riyadh skyline, including King Abdullah Financial District, Boulevard City, and some of the iconic main towers, thrilling residents with a glimpse of the Public Investment Fund-owned airline ahead of its public debut at the 54th Paris Air Show on June 19.

Nelly Korda and Leona Maguire to impress fans at Aramco Team Series – London.

RIYADH: The highly anticipated Aramco Team Series presented by PIF – London has announced the participation of two of the world’s top golf players, Nelly Korda and Leona Maguire. Returning to the iconic Centurion Club, the event, taking place from July 14 to 16, will mark the third instalment of the global golf series.

“Saudi company sponsors Newcastle United in £25m annual deal”

NEWCASTLE: Saudi company Sela has been announced as Newcastle United’s new front of shirt sponsor in a multi-year deal worth around £25 million ($31.4 million) a year to the club. The Magpies announced the record-breaking deal on Friday as they launched their new kit for the 2023/24 Premier League and Champions League campaigns. 

WBC Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Emphasis on Boxing Diversity

The boxing world is celebrating as the World Boxing Council (WBC) proudly enjoys its Diamond Anniversary; 60 years of promoting the “sweet science” of boxing, shaping the sport’s landscape and awarding its champions with its famous green and gold belts. Since its inception in 1963, the WBC has been an instrumental force in boxing, fostering sporting excellence, advocating for fighters’ rights and inspiring millions of fans worldwide.


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