The Euro 2020 tournament was due to take place this summer but was postponed due to the pandemic and is now set to start in June 2021. There are only four places left to fill, by a process of play-off matches.
Massimo Ferrero, president of Genoa's Italian football club Sampdoria, filed a complaint to the Rome Police headquarters after long receiving death threats and bullets in the mail, according to the ANSA news agency.
The 33-year-old has had his worst season in Barcelona, which ended without trophies in La Liga and other tournaments. It was also plagued by feuds with the club’s officials and staff. All of this prompted the striker to try to leave Barcelona, which turned out to be impossible due to a clause in his contract.
TORONTO (Sputnik) - The novel coronavirus pandemic has turned the entire hockey world upside down and continues to present an assortment of challenges, the agent of three Russian Stanley Cup champions, Dan Milstein, told Sputnik.
English Premier League clubs have only played four games and will go on an international break next week. Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be sweating about whether he will have a job to return to after Sunday’s embarrassing collapse against Tottenham.
Considered as one of the best leagues in the world, the English Premier League is contested by 20 clubs. Teams play 38 matches each (playing each team in the league twice, home and away).
A professional UFC fighter known as 'Combat Wombat' earlier assaulted a drunken pub patron outside a Melbourne bar.
Argentine forward, Lionel Messi, ended a saga of controversy in September after he confirmed that he had no intention of leaving Barcelona after expressing his intentions to jump ship.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Sadio Mane, a forward for English football club Liverpool, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the club said in a statement.
Earlier, Lionel Messi confirmed his total commitment to Barcelona's "shirt and badge" as he began the team's La Liga campaign by scoring a penalty in a 4-0 rout of Villarreal, seeking to put behind him the scandal triggered by his failed attempt to leave the club.
Football legend Lionel Messi recently offered an emotional take on the circumstances of his fellow FC Barcelona striker Luis Suarez's sendoff from the club, noting his fomer teammate deserved a different farewell.
French Olympic figure skater Morgan Cipres has retired from the sport amid an ongoing criminal probe into his allegedly sending lewd direct messages to a 13-year-old American figure skater via Instagram.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia will be represented by three football clubs in the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time, as FC Krasnodar has defeated Greece's PAOK in the qualifying play-off round.
Spanish media claim that the Brazilian forward also insulted Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez two weeks ago when his side suffered a defeat. Reports say the 28-year-old made homophobic slurs at his opponent.
This is not the first time that the Brazilian forward, whom Forbes Magazine ranked third in the list of highest paid football players, is accused of violating tax laws. In 2016, he was found guilty of tax evasion by a Brazilian court and was ordered to pay fines; however, he later appealed the case and was cleared of criminal charges.
The National League is the fifth tier of English football and it was due to kick off its season this coming weekend. Because of a ban on spectators, the league’s clubs were facing imminent financial meltdown.
The American tennis icon claimed her last major win in 2017, grabbing her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open.
The team previously won their maiden Stanley Cup in 2004.
Liverpool has remained unbeaten in their last 60 Premier League games at home. The last time they lost was in April 2017 in a 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace. Jurgen Klopp's team has won 26 of their last 27 EPL games.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 253 which takes place on Sunday, 27 September, will see Brazilian fighter Paulo Costa lock horns with Nigerian-born New Zealander Israel Adesanya for the middleweight title.