Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after losing to Germany in their extra time in their 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
Football superstar Deigo Maradona shocked World Cup fans after he announced that he believed Lionel Messi did not deserve to be named the best player of the 2014 tournament, adding that the Argentina forward won only for “marketing” purposes. Messi received the award after Argentina lost 1-0 to Germany in...
(NEWSER) – It's one of the most keenly anticipated fights in years—but doctors say it should be stopped before it's too late. Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. is set to fight mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in Las Vegas Saturday night in a bout that the Association of...
Novak Djokovic turned on the style to claim his fourth Australian Open title, after coming from a set down to see off a shattered Andy Murray in Melbourne. The world number three chased down every ball, despite being in obvious discomfort after his gruelling five set semi-final with Roger Federer,...
Police are investigating whether any of the Chelsea fans who were filmed stopping a black man getting on a train in Paris can be banned from football. The club has condemned the supporters' behaviour as "abhorrent" and says it will support any criminal action against them. They are believed to have...
Germany have won an engrossing World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro, beating Argentina 1-0 in extra-time. Mario Gotze was the hero, controlling the ball on his chest and volleying it past Argentinean goalkeeper Sergio Romero in the 113th minute. Argentina squandered numerous chances to win the match before the Bayern...
Crows can solve complex puzzles and scientists think they are as smart as a seven-year-old child. Now the clever corvids may be able to add football skills and psychic abilities to their list of accomplishments, as two trained crows have undertaken a penalty shootout to predict the winner of the...
A third Lionel Messi hat-trick in four games helped Barcelona keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid as they recorded a 5-1 victory over local rivals Espanyol on Sunday. After falling behind to Sergio Garcia's early strike, Barcelona then took control of the Catalan derby. Messi's 21st Liga treble,...
Brazil are out of their own World Cup after an astonishing 7-1 semi-final loss to Germany. The embarrassment started when Thomas Muller opened the scoring on 11 minutes, before an extraordinary sequence of play saw the Germans bag four goals in six minutes in Belo Horizonte. Miroslav Klose fired his record...
(NEWSER) – Michael Phelps scored his 20th and 21st gold medal Tuesday night with yet another performance for the ages. First, he won the 200-meter butterfly, a victory that sent him climbing into the stands to kiss his 3-month-old son, Boomer, the AP reports. An hour later, he returned...
Cameroon is to investigate claims that seven of its players were involved in match-fixing at the World Cup in Brazil. A statement by the Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) said the probe would be conducted by its Ethics Committee. The investigation comes after a convicted Singaporean match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal accurately predicted the...