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In the world of football, Thomas Tuchel has confirmed his departure from Bayern Munich despite holding talks with the club officials to take a U-turn on his decision. FIFA will be carrying out legal assessment on calls of suspending the Israel Federation over the war in Gaza. Praveen Hooda, the Indian boxer, is set to miss the Paris 2024 after accumulating three whereabouts failures in a year, getting suspended for 18 months by WADA.

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


Thomas Tuchel confirms departure from Bayern Munich despite talks of potential U-turn

Thomas Tuchel, the Bayern Munich manager, has confirmed that he will be leaving the German club despite holding talks about potentially taking a U-turn on his decision to depart. Notably, in February, it was announced that Thomas Tuchel will leave Bayern Munich with a year left on his contract after a tough season at the club, which ultimately ended with them losing the Bundesliga for the first time in more than a decade.

FIFA to carry out legal assessment on calls of suspending Israel Football Association

FIFA will be carrying out a legal assessment before taking a decision on Palestine’s call to suspend the Israel Football Association over the war in Gaza. During the FIFA Congress in Bangkok, the Palestinian Football Association had called for a vote to exclude Israel from football, getting support from Jordanian Football Association.

Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain prioritise signing of Victor Osimhen: Reports

Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly prioritised signing the Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, as a priority in the summer transfer window, as per the report from CaughtOffside. The 25-year-old is one of the most sought-after players in the transfer market, who is expected to attract a bid from willing clubs around €130 million.

Napoli and Juventus to fight for Mason Greenwood signature in summer transfer window: Reports

Napoli are reportedly interested in signing Mason Greenwood, the Manchester United midfielder, who is currently on loan with Getafe in Spain. According to Corriere dello Sport, Napoli could face competition from the fellow Italian club Juventus to bring the 22-year-old footballer on board in Naples.

Some major results in football are as under:

International Friendlies

Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 Guyana

La Liga 2023-24

Las Palmas 2-2 Real Betis

Almeria 0-2 Barcelona

Saudi Pro League 2023-24

Al-Khaleej 1-1 Al-Ittihad

Major League Soccer 2024

Orlando City 0-0 Inter Miami


Iga Swiatek reaches final of Italian Open after defeating Coco Gauff

The world number one, Iga Swiatek, reached the final of the Italian Open after defeating the American Coco Gauff 6-4, 6-3 in Rome. The semi-final, which lasted for one hour and 47 minutes, saw Iga Swiatek break the serve of Coco Gauff four times in 11 attempts while giving away only one break of serve.

Women’s tournament set to return to Queen’s Club for first time in 50 years

The women’s tournament is set to return to Queen’s Club for the first time in more than 50 years in 2025 after LTA’s discussion with ATP. The Director of Major Events for LTA, Chris Pollard, “We have reassured the ATP on multiple occasions that there won’t be an impact on the integrity and performance of the court,” after male players raised concerns about the quality of the grass courts at the Queen’s Club.


Praveen Hooda set to miss Paris Olympics after accumulating three whereabouts failures

The bronze medalist at the World Boxing Championships from India, Praveen Hooda, has been provisionally suspended for 18 months by the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) for accumulating three whereabouts failures in a year. With that, the 57kg boxer is most certainly going to miss the Paris 2024, which will be a big blow to India's hopes of a medal in boxing.

Formula 1

Adrian Newey expects to join another F1 team after deciding to leave Red Bull

Adrian Newey, who is set to leave his role of the Chief Technical Officer at Red Bull, said that he expects to join yet another F1 team in the near future. The 65-year-old remarked, “I feel a little bit tired at the moment, but at some point I’ll probably go again,” after working 19 years at Red Bull.