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Russian women win chess title, men’s competition still wide open

Čatež ob Savi – The Russian women’s team has already bagged the title at the European Team Chess Championship, whereas the men’s competition remains wide open as the teams enter the final round on Sunday.

In Saturday’s penultimate round Russia defeated Ukraine 3:1 in the women’s competition and won the title as the only team without a single lost match and with 16 points.

Slovenian men start chess championship with win

Čatež ob Savi – The Slovenian teams competing in the European Team Chess Championship got off to a mixed start to the competition on Friday, with the men’s team defeating Ireland and the women’s team surprisingly losing to Belgium.

The men’s first team, ranked 19th, defeated the much lower-ranked Ireland 3.5:0.5 as Jure Borišek was the only one to cede half a point.

Fenerbahçe to ‘give answer to Olympiacos president’

The first three half goals have helped Fenerbahçe secure an easy 3-0 win against Antwerp in the fourth match of the UEFA Europa League as the Yellow Canaries' captain targeted the president of the Greek team Olympiacos.
The Istanbul giant will meet next on Nov. 25.

Beijing set for 100-day Olympic countdown but boycott calls, virus weigh

Beijing marks 100 days until the Winter Olympics on Wednesday but preparations for the Games have been overshadowed by boycott calls and a fresh coronavirus outbreak in China.

The Chinese capital in February will become the first host of a Summer and Winter Games and last week welcomed the Olympic flame with a low-key ceremony as the main event swings into view.

In Greece, a Refugee Football Club Plays for Respect

"When we focused on football and we started to play, the difference was obvious," Lazaridis told his team after the game. "We're going to shout. The city will hear us today."

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