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In the world of football, Germany are set to kick-start the UEFA Euro tournament in their homeland with a Group A clash against Scotland at the Allianz Arena in Munich. The British athlete, Jessica Warner-Judd, has been provisionally diagnosed with a form of epilepsy. Hockey India has opened player and team registrations for the Hockey India League.

Read below to learn details about these top stories and other happenings in the sporting world in the last 24 hours.

Football

Germany to kick-start UEFA Euro 2024 against Scotland in Munich

Germany are set to kick-start the UEFA Euro 2024 tournament with a Group A clash against Scotland at the Allianz Arena in Munich. The three-time champions will be looking to win their first European title in 28 years in front of their home fans, and for that, they have to first qualify through to the knockout stages from their group, which comprises three teams, including Scotland, Hungary, and Switzerland.

Everton want £80m for Jarrad Branthwaite from Manchester United: Reports

Everton reportedly want £80 million for their star defender Jarrad Branthwaite after Manchester United agreed personal terms with him, as per the BBC report. The 21-year-old, who barely missed out on making the England squad for the UEFA Euro 2024, was one of the biggest reasons why Everton managed to survive relegation last season despite the two-point deduction due to breaching the profit and sustainability rules of the Premier League.

Al-Nassr plan to bring in Virgil van Dijk from Liverpool: Reports

Al-Nassr are reportedly planning to bring in the Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk, on a contract that will make him the highest-paid defender in the world. As per the report from Marca, the Saudi Pro League club wants to overtake Al-Hilal as the most successful club in the country, and for that, they are also negotiating a deal with Juventus for the goal-keeper Wojciech Szczesny.

Newcastle shortlist Noni Madueke from Chelsea to add depth to their attacking options: Reports

Newcastle have reportedly shortlisted the Chelsea right winger, Noni Madueke, to add depth to their attacking options, as per the report from i Sport. The Magpies have already announced the signing of Lloyd Kelly on a five-year deal from Bournemouth, bolstering their defensive side of things, which proved to be an issue for them due to a plethora of injuries last season.

Some major results in football are as under:

Irish Premier League

  • Bohemians 1-2 Derry City
  • Dundalk 1-0 Sligo Rovers

Brazilian Serie A

  • Cruzeiro 2-1 Cuiaba 
  • Flamengo 2-1 Gremio

Tennis

Rafael Nadal to not play at Wimbledon to focus on Paris 2024

Rafael Nadal has announced that he will not be playing at Wimbledon, focusing on representing Spain at the Paris 2024 next month. The 38-year-old also announced that he will be competing in a clay court event in Bastad, to prepare in the best possible manner for the Olympics, which is set to begin on July 26.

Emma Raducanu reaches quarter-final of Nottingham Open

On her return to tennis after a two-month absence, Emma Raducanu, the British tennis player, has reached the quarter-final of the Nottingham Open with a straight-sets win over the Ukrainian Daria Snigur. After skipping the French Open last month to get fully fit for the grass-court season, the 21-year-old brushed aside the challenge of the world number 127, winning the match 6-2, 6-2.

Athletics

Jessica Warner-Judd gets provisionally diagnosed with form of epilepsy

The British athlete, Jessica Warner-Judd, has been provisionally diagnosed with a form of epilepsy after suffering a seizure during the European Women’s 10,000m final in Rome recently. The 29-year-old had to drop out of the race with just 600m to go, and when she was getting medical assistance, there was another seizure, putting her running career in jeopardy.

Hockey

Hockey India opens player and team registrations for returning Hockey India League

Hockey India (HI) has opened the player and team registrations for the Hockey India League (HIL), which is set to return after an eight-year-long absence, with a deadline set for June 30. Notably, the HIL is set to take place between December 2024 and February 2025, a window that has been approved by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).