During the competition, 16-year-old Russian athlete Alina Zagitova displayed her mastery, performing a complicated free routine to the Carmen opera by Georges Bizet.
The incident between Mariah Bell and Lim Eun-soo from South Korea has cast a shadow over the women’s competition at the World Figure Skating Championships in Japan after the Team USA skater injured her rival during practice. After Lim’s management stated that the US star had systematically bullied her, the incident led to heated online debate.
The debates around the Christchurch rugby team’s name and emblem, which hark back to the medieval wars for the Holy Land against Muslims, flared up after a shooting rampage in two local mosques that claimed the lives of at least 50 people.
Female wrestler Priscilla Kelly had already performed a foul stunt in January by removing her tampon and shoving it down the throat of another fighter, but this time things got even more dizzying.
“The Notorious”, who has gone down in history as the first man to hold two UFC titles simultaneously, is also a football fan who, it turns out, has his idols on the pitch. A Portuguese superstar, who now plays for Juventus in Italy, is one of them.
The German footballer of Turkish descent left the national team last year following uproar over his meeting and posing for photos with Turkey’s president, widely criticised in Germany for his domestic policies. Almost a year later the scandal has been fuelled by reports of another photo-op.
UEFA has confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo’s case will be dealt with by its Control, Ethics, and Disciplinary Body at its next meeting set for 21 March.
The world-famous action movie star has suggested the Irish fighter needs a rematch.
The 25-year-old Brazilian mixed style fighter gained popularity in February 2019 after his victory over Korean Kim Dae-sung at the Road Fighting Championship.
Four British clubs made it through to the quarter final of the UEFA Champions' League, with Manchester United pulling off a historic victory against Paris St Germain after losing the first leg at home 2-0.
New York Rangers striker Chris Kreider hit the Swedish forward from the Vancouver Canucks, Elias Pettersson, during a National Hockey League (NHL) regular season game. A video of the incident was shown on the SPORTSNET YouTube channel.
Having won the Fight Nights Global bantamweight championship in Moscow in 2018, Jojua currently boasts a fighting record of seven wins and two losses, and is the first female Russian MMA titleholder to sign a contract with UFC.
The famous football player did not participate in his team's latest match in the Champions League against Manchester United, but took to Instagram to harshly criticise the work of the referees, using profanity.
A football fan was jailed on Monday for punching a player during the Second City derby in Birmingham on Sunday, a match watched by millions on live TV. Sputnik looks at those moments when spectators just lose their heads.
The famous coach and player is making a comeback after just nine months of absence.
Russian athlete Yana Kunitskaya won her latest fight against US MMA artist Marion Reneau, despite sustaining a serious nose injury, having received a shiner and blood all over her face during the last round of the fight.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian boxer Dmitry Bivol, 28, has secured a victory over American Joe Smith Jr. by a unanimous decision and defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) light heavyweight title.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian speed skater Pavel Kulizhnikov set the world record in the 500 meters at the final stage of the ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2018–2019 in Salt Lake City on Saturday.
In March 2016 England footballer Adam Johnson was jailed for six years for grooming a 15-year-old football fan and engaging in sexual activity with her while he was playing for Premier League team Sunderland.
Although PSG's first-leg lead against the English team was not that unassailable this year, the news still came as a shock to observers and aficionados alike.
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