Day: April 7, 2021

Turkish weightlifter breaks European snatch record

Turkish athlete Daniyar Ismayilov set a European record on Tuesday and claimed two gold medals at the European Weightlifting Championships in Russia, APA reports citing Anadolu.   Ismayilov won gold and broke a European snatch record in the men’s 73 kg weight class by lifting 160 kg in Moscow.  

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FIFA suspends Pakistan, Chad football federations

FIFA has suspended the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) due to third-party interference and also the Chadian Football Association (FTFA) due to government interference, soccer’s global governing body said on Wednesday, APA reports citing Yahoonews.   FIFA said in a statement the decision to suspend the PFF was prompted by the

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A serviceman burnt to deart in Azerbaijan

An active-duty serviceman of the Azerbaijani Army has died, the Defense Ministry told APA.   According to the Ministry, soldier Sarizade Elvin Azer oglu died as a result of a fire on April 5 while on vacation.   An investigation is underway.   Source: Azeri-Press News Agency

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