Monday, January 21, 2019
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...
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,...
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...
Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq scored a majestic 91 not out to lead Pakistan to a thrilling four-wicket victory over England in their final World Cup warmup at Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday. The 40-year-old notched up five fours and two sixes in his 99-ball knock, turning the match in a fourth-wicket partnership...
Floyd Mayweather beat UFC icon Conor McGregor with a 10th-round stoppage in their much-hyped fight in Las Vegas. Mayweather, who came out of retirement for the fight, now has a record of 50-0 - surpassing heavyweight great Rocky Marciano's 49-0 record for most wins without a loss or draw. Mixed martial...
MELBOURNE: India registered a big 130-run victory over South Africa at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday. Chasing 308 to win, South Africa looked nothing like one of the title favourites as they crumbled to 177 all out in the 41st over in front of a crowd of almost...
Few of us will ever know what is like to be a national hero, adored the length of breadth of their home country and assured a place in history. But Mario Gotze, the 22-year-old wizard behind the 113th-minute goal that saw his nation lift the World Cup for a...
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...
Regular exercise and proper stretching along with taking long soaks in tub solve a lot of problems related to muscle ache for athletes. Stretching is an integral part of a perfect exercise routine. Stretching is a process of gradually applying gentle force to lengthen and lubricate the muscles and...
Real Madrid players flew to Dubai on Monday aboard an Emirates 777-300ER emblazoned with the club’s logo on the side for a friendly match against AC Milan on Tuesday at The Sevens Stadium. The recent champion of the Club World Cup and the La Liga front runner, will go up...
WIMBLEDON, England — In her pursuit of one of the most elusive records in tennis, the third time proved the charm for Serena Williams at Wimbledon on Saturday, beating Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3. With the victory, her seventh singles title at Wimbledon, Williams claimed her 22nd Grand Slam singles title,...
Andy Murray wiped away tears of joy after winning the men's singles title at Wimbledon for a second time. The British number one and world number two defeated Canadian Milos Raonic in straight sets 6-4, 7-6, 7-6. Murray seemed overcome by emotion as the enormity of his achievement dawned on him. He...
Three people have been killed in a partial collapse at the stadium due to host the World Cup opener in Brazil next year. Part of the grandstand was destroyed when a metal structure buckled at the top of the Arena Corinthians venue in Sao Paulo. Local media reported that the accident...
Dunedin, New Zealand: New Zealand narrowly avoided a major misstep in its first meeting with a minor nation at the Cricket World Cup, edging Scotland by three wickets in a low-scoring match Tuesday to stay unbeaten after two games in Pool A. Chasing Scotland’s modest total of 142, New Zealand...
Kevin Pietersen has faced the public for the first time since he was sacked, and he did so in the same manner he left the cricket field - swinging for the boundary and utterly unrepentant. Six months after he was fired with only euphemistic explanation by the England and Wales...
Lionel Messi has taken Argentina someplace it hasn't been since Diego Maradona was in the team's No. 10 shirt: The World Cup semifinals. Argentina defeated Belgium 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the 2014 World Cup at Nacional in Brasilia on Saturday to reach semifinals for the first time since 1990....
English county Hampshire said on Friday that they have secured the services of Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal next season as a two-month replacement for Australia Twenty20 skipper George Bailey. The 35-year-old Ajmal, who has taken 122 wickets in 23 Tests and was instrumental in Pakistan’s win over England in the...
www.alrasub.com-Pakistan World champions Australia put on a strong showing Sunday to whip Pakistan 6-0 in the second match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. South Korea secured their first win when they defeated India 2-1 in a closely fought match, while host Malaysia kept up their winning ways to defeat defending...
The Manchester United vs Bournemouth English Premier League fixture has been called off after a 'suspect package' was found at Old Trafford. The venue was evacuated after police reportedly discovered the item in the northwest corner of the stadium. The kick-off was originally delayed after two stands were evacuated half an...
SHARJAH: Afghanistan booked their place in the World Cup for the first time on Friday when they swept past Kenya by seven wickets in their final qualifying match. Set a modest 94 to win, Afghanistan, who were playing in the fifth tier of international cricket just five years ago, reached...
BEIJING — Chinese online stores are cheekily trying to cash in on Uruguay striker Luis Suarez’s notorious bite of an opponent at the World Cup by selling bottle openers with his image.Liverpool forward Suarez was given a four month ban from football for sinking his teeth into Italy defender...
Manchester United are reportedly lining up a move to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo, amid talk that he’s unhappy at Real Madrid. Ronaldo, who has made no secret of his love for United, has apparently fallen out with Madrid officials after hosting his 30th birthday party just hours after the club’s 4-0...
The 2014 World Cup, the world’s biggest football competition, is just 10 days away, and while all eyes are on countries like Germany, Spain and host Brazil, Japanese football superstar Keisuke Honda believes the Samurai Blue have a fighting chance of winning it all. He is raring to go...
Young middle order batsman Manoj Kumar Tiwary is going to comeback against Bangladesh in upcoming series. He was born on November 14, 1985, Howrah, Bengal. His major teams are India, Bengal, Bengal Under-19s, Delhi Daredevils, India A, India Green, India Under-19s and Kolkata Knight Riders.   He played his ODI DEBUT...