Annus mirabilis: Megan Rapinoe’s epic 2019
Annus mirabilis: Megan Rapinoe’s epic 2019   Megan Rapinoe’s 2019 was much more than just playing a huge part in helping the US win a second straight Women’s World Cup. The American’s continued fight for equality — and famously squaring up to US President Donald Trump — had some casting her in the same light […]
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Russia to appeal against four-year doping ban
Russia to appeal against four-year doping ban     Russia will appeal against the decision to ban the country from major sporting competitions for four years, the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) said Thursday. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) issued the ban because of RUSADA’s failure to cooperate fully during probes into doping in Russian sport. If upheld, the ruling […]
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp signs new deal until 2024
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp signs new deal until 2024     Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp signs new deal until 2024. Christmas came early for Liverpool fans on Friday as manager Jurgen Klopp signed a new deal which will see the German extend his stay at the club for four-and-a-half years until 2024. The 52-year-old joined […]
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Russia banned from 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup over doping scandal
Russia banned from 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup over doping scandal     Russia banned from 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup over doping scandal. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from major international sporting competitions — notably the Olympics and the World Cup — for four years over […]
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How Shaun Wright-Phillips wanted both teams to win when Manchester City won the Premier League
How Shaun Wright-Phillips wanted both teams to win when Manchester City won the Premier League     How Shaun Wright-Phillips wanted both teams to win when Manchester City won the Premier League. These days the holy grail for Manchester City is arguably winning the Champions League for the first time in its history. It’s a […]
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Force is with Flamengo as River Plate stunned in Copa Libertadores final
Force is with Flamengo as River Plate stunned in Copa Libertadores final   The force was with Flamengo on Saturday as the Brazilian side stunned Argentina’s River Plate with two late goals to win the Copa Libertadores final in Peruvian capital Lima. Rafael Santos Borre’s first-half goal looked to have secured River a fifth Copa Libertadores title […]
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ATP Finals: Rafa Nadal saves match point to beat Daniil Medvedev in US Open rematch
ATP Finals: Rafa Nadal saves match point to beat Daniil Medvedev in US Open rematch   ATP Finals: Rafa Nadal saves match point to beat Daniil Medvedev in US Open rematch. After a crushing defeat to Alexander Zverev, Rafael Nadal sought his trademark intensity for his rematch with Daniil Medvedev. He got his wish. Nadal […]
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Liverpool beats title rival Man City in pulsating Premier League showdown
Liverpool beats title rival Man City in pulsating Premier League showdown     Liverpool beats title rival Man City in pulsating Premier League showdown. The early season showdown between the two firm favorites for the English Premier League title did not disappoint. Liverpool won a pulsating encounter against reigning champion Manchester City 3-1 at Anfield […]
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