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Bolt takes to track to open Tokyo national stadium

Bolt takes to track to open Tokyo national stadium

Sprinting great Usain Bolt ran on the track at Tokyo’s newly-completed National Stadium on Saturday (December 21) during an event to celebrate the opening of the venue set to be the centrepiece of next year’s Olympics. Bolt, the eight-times Olympic gold medallist, jogged around the track as part of a relay race in front of […]

Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or

Messi wins record sixth Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or award on Monday (December 2), beating Liverpool’s leading nominees and Cristiano Ronaldo to lift soccer’s most prestigious individual trophy. The Argentine, who won the Liga title with Barcelona but only managed third place in the Copa America with his country, added to his 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 […]

Andy Ruiz Ready For Weekend Rematch With Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia

Andy Ruiz Ready For Weekend Rematch With Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia

World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz told media on Monday (December 2) in Saudi capital Riyadh that he is ready for weekend rematch with Anthony Joshua. Ruiz and Joshua arrived to a welcoming ceremony at one of the restaurants in Riyadh where they talked to media before they entered. Both fighters said that they will win […]

Klopp says Ballon d’Or should go to van Dijk

Klopp says Ballon d’Or should go to van Dijk

Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola claimed the Football Writers Association managers of the year award at a ceremony Sunday (November 24) night in Manchester. Klopp managed Liverpool to a UEFA Champions league title and a 97 point finish in the Premier League, just one point shy of Guardiola and champs Manchester City. […]

Solskjaer hopes Man United can stop Norwich side

Solskjaer hopes Man United can stop Norwich side

Manchester United manger Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Norwich as a team with “lots of courage” and with a “clear philosophy” on how they want to play, ahead of their trip to Carrow Road on Sunday. On the back of a tense 1-0 victory away to Partizan Belgrade in the Europe League, Solskjaer believes his […]

Dakar Gears Up To Support The Lions Of The Teranga Ahead Of AFCON Final

Dakar Gears Up To Support The Lions Of The Teranga Ahead Of AFCON Final

Fans in Dakar’s neighbourhoods are painting the streets red, yellow and green in the national colours of the flag ahead of the AFCON final on Friday (July 19) against Algeria. Few believed the national team would get to the final, the first time since 2002. But now they have the mood of anticipation and excitement […]

Former UEFA chief Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe – judicial source

Former UEFA chief Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe – judicial source

Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, a French judicial source confirmed to Reuters. The detention and questioning of the former French soccer star was first reported by French investigative website Mediapart and Le […]

UEFA enters online video market with Bundesliga highlights

UEFA enters online video market with Bundesliga highlights

UEFA launched on Thursday their own on-demand video platform which will include free Bundesliga highlights in Britain and France. The OTT — over the top — service also has 60 years of archive footage of men’s matches as well as women’s and youth football. From next season round-ups from the German league as well as […]

‘It’s Good To Be Back:’ Serena Eases To Victory In Rome Return

‘It’s Good To Be Back:’ Serena Eases To Victory In Rome Return

Serena Williams made a winning return from injury beating Swedish qualifier Rebecca Petersen 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the second round of the Italian Open clay-court tournament on Monday. Williams, 37, has not played since a hard-fought three-set win over Petersen in the second round at the Miami Open in March before withdrawing with a […]

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