Minakov was initially set to take on another US fighter - Javy Ayala, however, the latter refused to meet the Russian fighter just hours prior to the bout without specifying the reason.
A speed of 38 kilometres per hour was recorded by Brazilian striker Flamengo Bruno Enrique in the quarterfinals match of the Copa Libertadores against Internacional, according to the Twitter account of the International Football Federation (FIFA).
The US basketball team lost to the Australian team in a friendly match in preparation for the 2019 World Cup, which will kick off in late August in China.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) handed down a four-year suspension to Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov after the Russian player tested positive for cocaine at the 2019 IIHF World Championship.
Traditionally the English football league has always been the top four divisions, composed of 92 teams, with the English Premier League at the summit. One of those 92 teams, Bury FC, is now facing financial oblivion and expulsion.
Sergey Kovalev, nicknamed Krusher, was 26 when he turned professional in 2009 and has fought most of his career in the United States. This will be his first fight in his home town of Chelyabinsk in Russia.
In late July, police arrested two men outside Arsenal player Mesut Ozil’s house after he and his teammate Sead Kolasinac were involved in a carjacking attempt by an armed gang in a London street.
The 34-year-old joined Juventus in 2018, signing a four-year contract following his £100 million transfer from Real Madrid. He has already scored 21 goals for the Old Lady.
A gender discrimination lawsuit filed by members of the US Women’s National Soccer team against the US Soccer Federation over unequal pay has been scheduled for trial on May 5, 2020, a spokesperson for the players confirmed Tuesday.
A recently resurfaced video once again spurred the hopes of boxing fans eager to see Mayweather and another famous boxer, Manny Pacquiao, in the ring.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba missed a crucial penalty that could have given his team a 2-1 lead against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday night, and was immediately attacked by vile Twitter users.
The Juventus FC superstar landed in hot water last September after an American woman filed a lawsuit against him, having accused him of raping her in a Las Vegas hotel back in 2009. The player has repeatedly denied the allegations.
Megan Rapinoe, attacking midfielder on the US women’s football team, found herself embroiled in a row with US President Donald Trump after footage shot earlier this year emerged showing her saying: “I’m not going to the f***ing White House", when asked if she would visit should her team win the World Cup.
While some netizens slammed the player’s "inappropriate" behaviour, others pointed out that this could simply have been a mask to hide his real distress over injuring another player.
Every year, Villar Perosa fans storm the football pitch to greet their beloved Juventus stars. Thanks to this, cutting the game short has become a rather common occurrence.
Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios is in hot water again after smashing two racquets and calling the umpire "a tool" during a bad-tempered defeat to Russia's Karen Khachanov. The Australian’s behaviour has been compared with John McEnroe, the enfant terrible of tennis in the 1980s.
The UEFA Super Cup Final is an annual preseason game played between the winners of the Champions League and the Europa League. Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final, while Chelsea earlier defeated Arsenal in the Europa League final.
The Argentinian-born football star was killed when the aircraft carrying him to Wales crashed into the English Channel this January.
2019 has been an unmitigated disaster for Britain’s Anthony Joshua. His first challenger - Jarrell Miller - failed a drugs test and his replacement, the unheralded Andy Ruiz, then knocked out Joshua in one of boxing’s biggest upsets.
Football legend and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has explained why he and Lionel Messi should be considered the greatest footballers ever.