Lionel Messi missed PSG's 1-1 draw at Lyon last Sunday when the French league returned from its winter break. Messi had become infected while home in Argentina. He later tested negative and returned to Paris.
Mohamed Salah, who has 18 months left on his current deal, has been in talks with Liverpool about an extension but hasn't yet received what he deems an acceptable offer.
The French Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain were scheduled to fly to Qatar for a three-day training camp starting Sunday and then play a friendly match in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on January 19.
Ferran Torres joined Barcelona from Manchester City and was presented last week but hadn’t been added to the squad as the club couldn’t make room for him without breaching La Liga’s financial fair play rules.
Paris Saint-Germain required a 76th-minute equaliser from substitute Thilo Kehrer to draw 1-1 against Lyon in Ligue 1 2021-22. Brazilian Lucas Paqueta had given Lyon the lead in the eighth minute.
Saturday's other game between defending champions Lille and Lorient was postponed after a dozen Lorient players tested positive for COVID-19. Paris Saint-Germain will be without Lionel Messi when they play Lyon.
Given that Lionel Messi is likely to miss the trip to Lyon and Neymar is injured, Paris Saint-Germain will have to rely on Kylian Mbappe during the Ligue 1 2021-22 outing.
Lionel Messi left Barcelona last year in a sensational free-transfer move to join PSG. He is supposed to stay in Paris until at least June 2023. But according to former Barca midfielder Lobo Carrasco, the Argentinean is ready to quit.
Cristiano Ronaldo, a five-time winner, failed to make the cut for only the second time since he was first nominated at the 2007 FIFA awards. He missed out at the 2010 awards when Messi won ahead of Andres Iniesta and Xavi.
PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino will miss Brazilian star Neymar who is out injured with a sprained ankle. Even Lionel Messi has so far scored just once in 11 Ligue 1 games leaving Pochettino to bank on Kylian Mbappe.
Lionel Messi was among four players in the PSG squad to have tested positive for the coronavirus. Others were left-back Juan Bernat, backup goalie Sergio Rico and 19-year-old midfielder Nathan Bitumazala.
As many as eighteen Premier League 2021-22 games had to be postponed in recent weeks due to COVID-19. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is also currently isolating after a suspected positive COVID-19 test.
PSG's Kylian Mbappe, who failed to score in the first half on a rainy night in Vannes, came back strongly in the second half to score in the 59th, 71st and 76th minute in their French Cup 2021-22 game.
The pandemic is still at large and its new variant Omicron has created a major fear wave across the world. Here is a list of sports personalities who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the New Year.
Riding on Fraser Hornby's goal, Reims beat amateur side Thaon 1-0 to march into the pre-quarterfinals of the French Cup 2021-22. It was Hornby's first goal for Reims, who had Hugo Ekitike sent off in 67th minute.
Lionel Messi is among four players in the PSG squad to have tested positive for COVID-19. Others are left-back Juan Bernat, backup goalie Sergio Rico and 19-year-old midfielder Nathan Bitumazala.
The year 2021 was good for Indian football despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Indian women played in Brazil while Sandesh Jhingan signed up a Croatian professional team.
Sports was at its grandest best in the Land of the Rising Sun. In COVID times, it was nothing short of a miracle for Japan to successfully stage Tokyo Olympics. Here's a look back at world sports in 2021.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
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