• Colombia's captain James Rodriguez is pictured during the Copa America football tournament group match against Qatar at the Cicero Pompeu de Toledo Stadium, also known as Morumbi, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 19, 2019
    Last update: 15:47 GMT 10.07.2019
    15:47 GMT 10.07.2019

    Diego Maradona’s Son Warns Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez Against Picking His Father’s No.10

    The Naples-based club has been eyeing James Rodriguez’s transfer from Real Madrid, which has recently welcomed him back after he was temporarily loaned out to Bayern Munich.

  • United States' Megan Rapinoe, 2nd right, celebrates with teammates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines
    Last update: 13:30 GMT 10.07.2019
    13:30 GMT 10.07.2019

    US Women's Football Team Holds Parade in New York to Celebrate World Cup Victory (Video)

    The American team beat the Netherlands 2-0 in the World Cup finals on Sunday, becoming champions for the fourth time in tournament history.

  • Roman Khrennikov
    Last update: 10:42 GMT 10.07.2019
    10:42 GMT 10.07.2019

    Russian CrossFit Champ Denied US Visa Second Time in a Row Ahead of Tournament

    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.

  • Manchester United's Paul Pogba applauds the fans as he takes part in the warm up prior to the start of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford, in Manchester, England, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018
    Last update: 18:07 GMT 09.07.2019
    18:07 GMT 09.07.2019

    Fuss as Paul Pogba Appears to Clash With Jesse Lingard in Man Utd Tour Video

    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.

  • Indian and New Zealand supporters watch the Cricket World Cup semi-final match
    Last update: 17:09 GMT 09.07.2019
    17:09 GMT 09.07.2019

    ICC World Cup: Mohammad Shami’s Exclusion from Team India Leaves Twitterati Baffled

    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.

  • United States' Serena Williams prepares to hit a forehand return to Germany's Tatjana Maria during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
    Last update: 08:27 GMT 09.07.2019
    08:27 GMT 09.07.2019

    Serena Williams Fined $10,000 for Damaging Wimbledon Court - Reports

    The decision comes as Williams prepares for a match against fellow US player Alison Riske in the quarter-finals of the 2019 Wimbledon tournament.

  •  Shoaib Malik
    Last update: 14:23 GMT 08.07.2019
    14:23 GMT 08.07.2019

    Cricketer Shoaib Malik Bids Goodbye to One Day Int'l Cricket, Draws Good Wishes From India, Pakistan

    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.

  • US tennis player Alison Riske smiles in Prague, Czech Republic
    Last update: 14:05 GMT 08.07.2019
    14:05 GMT 08.07.2019

    Wimbledon Star Alison Riske's 'Louder Than Sharapova' Grunts Shock Netizens

    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.

  • Футбол. ЧМ-2018. Матч Аргентина - Исландия
    Last update: 13:09 GMT 08.07.2019
    13:09 GMT 08.07.2019

    Brazilian Coach Schools ‘Extraterrestrial’ Leo Messi: 'Show More Respect'

    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.

  • United States' Megan Rapinoe, 2nd right, celebrates with teammates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines
    Last update: 11:35 GMT 08.07.2019
    11:35 GMT 08.07.2019

    US Women’s Soccer Team Seen Twerking in Wild Booze-Fuelled Party After World Cup Triumph (Videos)

    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.

  • Lionel Messi (Argentina) in a match 1/8 finals of the FIFA World Cup between French and Argentina national teams
    Last update: 05:35 GMT 08.07.2019
    05:35 GMT 08.07.2019

    Messi May Face 2 Year Ban Over Corruption Accusations Against CONMEBOL Officials - Reports

    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.

  • Mexico midfielder Jonathan Dos Santos (6) celebrates with teammates after scoring his first goal against the United States during the second half of the CONCACAF Gold Cup final soccer match in Chicago, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
    Last update: 03:11 GMT 08.07.2019
    03:11 GMT 08.07.2019

    Mexico Defeats US 1-0 to Win 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup (Videos)

    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.

  • United States' Megan Rapinoe lifts up a trophy after winning the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
    Last update: 19:22 GMT 07.07.2019
    19:22 GMT 07.07.2019

    Trump Congratulates US Women's Soccer Team on 4th World Cup Win

    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.

  • Last update: 16:59 GMT 07.07.2019
    16:59 GMT 07.07.2019

    US Women's National Soccer Team Wins FIFA World Cup Beating Netherlands 2-0

    This is the fourth time the US women's national soccer team have lifted the FIFA World Cup.

  • Khabib Nurmagomedov attends a news conference after the UFC 229 mixed martial arts event Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Las Vegas
    Last update: 12:55 GMT 07.07.2019
    12:55 GMT 07.07.2019

    Khabib and Nate Diaz Clash Cage-Side at UFC 239 (Video)

    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.

  • Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after being shown a red card by referee Mario Diaz de Vivar
    Last update: 07:23 GMT 07.07.2019
    07:23 GMT 07.07.2019

    Lionel Messi Boycotts Copa America Medal Ceremony Protesting Referee ‘Corruption’

    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.

  • Cori Gauff, 15, who will take on Venus Williams at Wimbledon on 1 July 2019
    Last update: 19:05 GMT 06.07.2019
    19:05 GMT 06.07.2019

    Cori Gauff Playing Like She's in Top 20, But Serena Will Win Wimbledon Says Top Tennis Coach

    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.

  • United States' Cori Coco Gauff celebrates after beating Slovenia's Polona Hercog in a Women's singles match during day five of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 5, 2019
    Last update: 14:38 GMT 06.07.2019
    14:38 GMT 06.07.2019

    Coco Gauff: No-Name-Turned-Wimbledon Star Left ‘Screaming’ After Supportive Post From Beyonce’s Mum

    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.

  • Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo warms up prior to the Serie A soccer match between Udinese and Juventus, at the Dacia Arena stadium in Udine, Italy, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018
    Last update: 13:08 GMT 06.07.2019
    13:08 GMT 06.07.2019

    Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Interviewed by Police Over 'Football Leaks' Case

    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.

  • Manchester United's soccer player Paul Pogba, adjusts his goggles, given by a fan, during a meeting with his fans following a media day in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 13, 2019. Pogba is in Seoul as a part of his Asian tour
    Last update: 10:48 GMT 06.07.2019
    10:48 GMT 06.07.2019

    #BottleCapChallenge: Paul Pogba Doubles the Stakes as Zlatan Ibrahimovic Calls Him Out (Video)

    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.