When the Rugby World Cup was held in Britain in 2015, Japan pulled off one of the greatest shocks in the sport’s history when they beat South Africa. Sputnik looks at this year’s tournament and wonders who could be the David against rugby’s Goliaths.
The fighter, who has recently confirmed his title with his victory over interim UFC Champion Dustin Poirier, drew the attention of the animal rights advocates after a two-decades-old video surfaced.
Sometimes athletes need an energy boost to win a competition, but to get one via a sudden and massive jolt of electricity seems to be an extremely bad idea.
Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who is considered to be one of the best footballers in history for receiving a record five top Ballon d'Or awards, is currently in a competition with Lionel Messi to win his sixth.
Despite her well-documented passion for West Ham, Khalifa turned up at Watford's Vicarage Road to root vigorously for local rival's Watford – but she insists it’s just business, nothing personal.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo, widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers ever to play the game, sat down with UK’s Piers Morgan in Turin, Italy for an hour long special to open up about life, love and his career.
The match with Wallin was the 29th victory for Tyson Fury who has had 30 bouts in his professional boxing career with only one draw among them: against Deontay Wilder last December.
Saturday’s fight with Donald Cerrone ended in a 1st round TKO win for Gaethje, and he is eyeing up a big fight that won’t feature a “retired” Irishman.
The match marked Fury's second fight in 2019 following his win in June over Tom Schwarz. The heavyweight title was also the second fight for Wallin this year, although his previous match with Nick Kisner from the US ended without a winner.
The bloody fighting marked the first loss by the Swede Otto Wallin, who had previously been in 21 matches without a single defeat.
Unfortunately, his acrobatics did not help him score a victory against the Canadian fighter.
Two fans stormed the field and hunted down referees to prevent them from approaching an LA Galaxy striker. All the while, Ibrahimovich kept walking, appearing oblivious to the chaos around him.
With the first round of the premier league kicking off in August, Saturday evening saw Norwich City, who are missing 11 players to injury, play against reigning champions Manchester City. Predictions before the match assumed an easy win for Manchester.
The Chelsea forward matched the Portuguese superstar's record in a thrilling game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.
Last week Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said that Neymar could return to action for PSG after four months out.
At their home stadium in Anfield, the expectation was that Jurgen Klopp’s side would beat Newcastle by continuing apace the high standard of performance that they have so far displayed throughout the first month of the campaign.
On Saturday, Russian UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov moved to 28-0 in his career to take out Dustin Poirier in a title unification bout from Abu Dhabi, finishing the fight at 2:06 in the third round.
This summer Brazilian striker Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, who has played 58 matches, scoring 51 times, for Paris Saint-Germain since signing from Barcelona FC for a world-record fee in 2017, has been adding fuel to rumours of a Barcelona return.
Alex Ovechkin, 33 - the captain of the Washington Capitals and a star player in the National Hockey League (NHL) - told local media ahead of the new season that he wants to stay playing for the DC-based team until the end of his record-breaking career.
The 18-year-old said that he had long before seen his own photo in a magazine that reported he was allegedly Maradona’s son. Despite the subsequent stir in the family, which sought to “protect him from all this”, the boy raised the issue again several years later and even talked to his “dad”, finally learning “the truth”.