The American team beat the Netherlands 2-0 in the World Cup finals on Sunday, becoming champions for the fourth time in tournament history.
Russian athlete Roman Khrennikov was barred from the Reebok CrossFit Games held in the US last year after the country’s authorities denied him entry. The story has now recently repeated itself after he qualified for the prestigious tournament in Madison, Wisconsin but was turned away by the US authorities.
26-year-old Paul Pogba, who is on the club's pre-season tour of Australia, Singapore, and China, said in June that "now could be a good time to move elsewhere" and that his potential transfer has indeed dominated Man Utd news in recent time.
New Delhi (Sputnik): As India took on New Zealand on Tuesday in the Cricket World Cup’s semi-final match, the Indian Twitterati were left surprised at seeing the team’s rising bowling sensation Mohammad Shami left off the team.
The decision comes as Williams prepares for a match against fellow US player Alison Riske in the quarter-finals of the 2019 Wimbledon tournament.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Feeling dejected since being dropped from an ongoing world cup match, Pakistan’s veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik confirmed his retirement from One Day International Cricket on Twitter, just as Pakistan’s 2019 World Cup campaign ended in London.
Russian player Maria Sharapova is famous not only for her numerous successes on the tennis court, but also due to her extremely loud grunts while playing, with some claiming they are louder than a jet in flight.
The Argentinian star and his squad were stopped just one step away from the Copa America final by the Brazilian team, which later won the tournament. The striker was also sent off the pitch during the match for bronze and eventually lashed out at the organisers of the South American championship, blaming them for Argentina’s failure.
Along with the general controversy prompted by the US captain’s behaviour during the national anthem played prior to the games, the confident celebrations by Team America couldn’t help ending up in the crosshairs of the unhappy European fans, either.
The Argentinian star was sent off the pitch during the match for the Copa America bronze medal. His squad eventually won, and boycotted the medal ceremony. Messi blamed South America’s football governing body, CONMEBOL, for preventing Argentina from snapping up the title they have wanted for 26 years, and publically denounced officials.
The Mexican football team on Sunday defeated the United States squad 1-0 in the final game of the men's football title of North and Central America and the Caribbean.
The US women's national soccer team won the FIFA World Cup on Sunday, beating the Netherlands in the final, with a score of 2-0.
This is the fourth time the US women's national soccer team have lifted the FIFA World Cup.
30-year-old Nurmagomedov is the UFC lightweight champion. On 7 September, in Abu Dhabi, he will hold a title fight against American rival Dustin Poirier.
Messi has spent 15 trophy-laden years with Spanish giants FC Barcelona, but has had a comparatively lacklustre career at the international level. This week, the Argentinian team extended its 26-year Copa America title drought – and Messi believes it’s not the players that are to blame.
15-year-old Cori Gauff has become a rising star in the tennis world and the All England Tennis Club. Gauff managed to win straight sets against Venus Williams and Magdalena Rybarikova on Monday and Wednesday, and amazingly scraped in a win against Polona Hercog on Friday.
Regardless of how far the young Wimbledon sensation goes this year, she has already earned praise from numerous fans and celebrities, including Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe and last but not least, Beyoncé’s mother.
A hacking case that put Cristiano Ronaldo in the centre of a scandal already resulted in the Portuguese ace being handed a two-year suspended prison sentence.
The #BottleCapChallenge has become the latest flash mob to sweep the web, and the World Cup winner has become yet another celebrity to join the fun.
A spelling error on a US soccer player’s jersey was the true star from Thursday night’s LA Galaxy-Toronto FC game, spurring a series of comical conspiracy theories concerning the player’s “doppelgänger.”