The body of Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala was buried in his home town at the weekend. Sala died when his light aircraft crashed into the English Channel last month.
On Friday, Iranian state broadcaster IRIB refused to broadcast a Bundesliga - professional association football league in Germany - game between German soccer teams Bayern Munich and Augsburg because a female referee, Bibiana Steinhaus, was officiating the match.
Colin Kaepernick, who leapt into the spotlight by taking a knee during the national anthem at a pre-season game to protest against racial injustice and police brutality in 2016, got sidelined and filed a collusion claim against the NFL in 2017. It was announced that the parties had agreed to settlement terms, including confidentiality provisions.
Everybody knows how dangerous sports can be, even for a bystander. A tennis ball or a baseball could seriously harm a person – so there is no doubt a bigger object can be deadly due to its velocity!
French fighter Sofiane Boukichou had a really unlucky moment during the first round of his bout with Tom Aspinall in the Cage Warriors 101 event on Saturday.
Lucy Robson, born in the UK but living in the US, does not cease to delight her numerous followers with photos from the course, training sessions, as well as relaxed snaps in tight tops. However, she prepared a special treat for this Valentine’s Day, hinting that she might spend the evening alone.
Gordon Banks was England's goalkeeper when they won the World Cup in 1966 against West Germany and is also famous for an amazing save he made from Pele at the World Cup four years later.
Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles, three FA Cups and two Champions League trophies for Manchester United and 66 caps for England before hanging up his boots in 2013 and was once described by Zinedine Zidane as "undoubtedly the greatest midfielder of his generation."
A close friend of the former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and an election adviser for former PM David Cameron, an Australian strategist has been reported to promise "full-time war rooms around the world" to take down Qatar as World Cup host.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KSOC) picked Seoul as South Korea and North Korea are bidding to co-host the 2032 Summer Olympics, Yonhap reported on Monday.
Kevin Gastellum has proclaimed himself a UFC middleweight champion by forfeit after his bout with Robert Whittaker, the reigning champ, was cancelled due to the latter requiring urgent surgery.
Cardiff City's first match after the body of its late striker Emiliano Sala was recovered from the English Channel was overshadowed by an outrageous lack of respect from a couple of Southampton fans.
Forty years ago Trevor Francis became Britain's first £1m footballer when he moved to Nottingham Forest, who went on to win the European Cup that year. Sputnik looks at the players whose moves broke transfer records.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Paralympic athletes will have the chance to compete at the Paralympic games of 2020 and 2022 under the Russian flag if meet specific requirements, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Andrew Parsons said Friday.
World Champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva shot off to social media fame with a daring act at one of the Grand Prix legs, where she removed her jacket during a gala show. Since then, she has repeatedly excited her new fans with both top performances on the ice and cheeky comments online.
Presenter and fitness babe Yulia Ushakova, who hosts a show on the Russian ice hockey club Spartak’s YouTube channel, landed in hot water after her employer posted a picture of her lying in skimpy panties on a treatment table on their social media, prompting uproar among commenters.
Investigators recovered an unidentified body on Wednesday from the wreckage of the plane that was carrying soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson.
Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin logged another milestone on Tuesday night, becoming the top-scoring Russian player in the history of the National Hockey League.
The day before, the 19-year-old Russian athlete won the parallel giant slalom (PGS) event at Park City Mountain Resort, Utah, beating top-ranked snowboarder Roland Fischnaller.
Mourinho also accepted a fine of close to €2 million (£1.75m) for tax fraud as part of a deal with the prosecution. The star coach will not have to serve the jail sentences, it was revealed on 5 February.
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