Although football officials have proclaimed the fight against racism one of its global goals, reports about misbehaviour targeting players from Africa surface now and then. A recent incident reportedly occurred during a UEFA Europa League match between Turkey’s Yeni Malatyaspor and Olimpija Ljubljana from Slovenia.
The famed Indian batsman turns out to be a huge football fan: in a conversation with the FIFA website he revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo is the player he most enjoys watching.
The football star previously stated that the Copa America tournament was "corrupt" and "fixed for Brazil", slamming the work of the referees.
With the 2019 transfer deadline looming, English Premier League clubs are involved in some serious brinkmanship. Harry Maguire, who starred for England in last year’s World Cup, is one of the hottest properties.
In the end, the team Craiova won 3-1 after a penalty shootout, but the outcome of the game might be cancelled if UEFA takes action against the violations, committed by the crowd.
Organisers of a friendly match between FC Juventus and the Korean national team wanted to sue the Italian club because of the behaviour of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, earlier reports said.
McGregor hasn’t fought in the UFC since his defeat against Khabib Nurmagomedov in October 2018. He was disqualified for the brawl after the fight, and in 2019 he announced he would leave MMA, but later changed his mind.
Two biologically male transgender athletes sparked controversy earlier this year when they won gold and silver medals in a state running championship, beating their biologically female competitors.
Chelsea Football Club has a history with having to deal with racial antagonism amongst its fans. In 2015, Chelsea supporters were seen shoving a black man off a Paris Metro train.
The Barcelona striker was filmed being led out of a late night Ibiza party by security staff, presumably after a clubber tried to fight him.
Earlier, an unidentified body had been found at the former residence of Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny in Egypt. Elneny used to live in the house, but it is now being transformed into an office for a charity.
The Friday benching of football star Cristiano Ronaldo during a much-anticipated exhibition game between his Italy-based Juventus FC and a team of K-League players in Seoul prompted the ire of South Korean fans, who have since sought legal recourse in the matter.
Gareth Bale moved from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in 2013 in a then world-record 100 million euros (£86 million) and helped the Spanish club win the Champions League four times. But now he is suddenly surplus to requirements.
One of the last nights out for Leo Messi before the new season was marred by an apparent altercation at an Ibiza party.
Even though Dawodu’s powerful kick apparently wasn’t enough to knock out Horie completely, it packed sufficient power to make him unable to continue the fight.
Herb Dean, the referee who officiated the Khabib-Conor superbout, said in retrospect that the Irishman’s fouls did not affect his rival enough to interfere.
The US women's swimming team won a gold medal in the 4x100m combined relay at the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.
Cristiana Justino Venancio (Cris Cyborg) is a Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter currently signed with the UFC and was UFC's female featherweight champion in 2017.
Cristiano Ronaldo is often seen performing his trademark celebration after a successful game, and it seems he is no less frequently discussed as a result of it.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has crossed swords with former Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin quite a few times over the past years – especially when the duo was for some time on opposing sides of the Madrid divide. However, the skirmishes appear to be going beyond on-field competition.