Wednesday, November 14, 2018
One, two and finally three - contained quite neatly in a span of 19 minutes. A dazzling display for Lionel Messi on a warm Friday night. Once Argentina put the monster in the game, it was all over for Panama. Messi scored three second-half goals in his return from a...
Maria Sharapova has been banned from professional tennis for two years after she admitted to breaking anti-doping rules. The 29-year-old's suspension has been backdated to 26 January of this year, which was when she provided a urine sample containing meldonium shortly after a quarter-final match at the Australian Open. In a...
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a spokesman for his family has confirmed. The three-time world heavyweight champion was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1984 - three years after he retired from the sport. In the days before his death, Ali had been admitted to hospital...
Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali has been hospitalised for treatment of a respiratory issue, according to a family spokesperson. Ali, 74, widely regarded as the sport’s greatest heavyweight ever, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1984 at the age of 42. ‘Ali, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease, is being treated by his...
A last-gasp header from Mehmet Topal earned Turkey a 1-0 victory over Montenegro on Sunday in a boost for their morale ahead of Euro 2016. Midfielder Arda Turan, likely to be key to Turkey’s prospects in France, set up the goal with a well-flighted cross in the fourth minute of...
Terezinha Guilhermina’s vision loss is slowly advancing. The Brazilian sprinter was born with retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative disease that causes gradual vision impairment. When she first thought about pursuing her dream of competitive running some 20 years ago, her vision was already diminishing, but it was the lack of...
Mourad Laachraoui, the brother of one of two suicide bombers who attacked the Brussels airport in March, will represent Belgium at the Rio Olympics in the Taekwondo competition. Laachraoui, 21, won gold at the European Taekwondo Championships in Montreux, Switzerland, on Friday and will compete in the under-59 kg category...
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...
The World Anti-Doping Agency is facing perhaps its deepest crisis after a fresh wave of allegations of orchestrated doping in Russia, and the revelation of serious failings in the current drug-testing regime in the country. The latest allegations, which widen the Russian crisis beyond athletics, already mired in scandal, come...
Dubai: A state-of-the-art stadium bearing the name of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, a sports museum and an award for sports performing schools are among the slew of initiatives launched by Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad...