Category: Sports

UAE investor to buy French rugby club Beziers

An unnamed Middle Eastern individual represented by former France winger Christophe Dominici said on Tuesday they want to buy second-tier French rugby club Beziers. The 11-time French top-flight champions were relegated to the ProD2 in 2005 and according to reports have financial problems. The businessman from the United Arab Emirates says they have met the … Continue reading UAE investor to buy French rugby club Beziers

NFF throws Super Falcons’ job open to foreign, local coaches

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has declared its intention to get the best possible coach for the Super Falcons no matter where the person comes from. NFF President, Amaju Pinnick disclosed at the weekend that Pricewaterhouse (PWC), which has been given the contract to recruit coaches for the national male and women teams, has drawn … Continue reading NFF throws Super Falcons’ job open to foreign, local coaches

Serena Williams wins first title since having her daughter

Serena Williams celebrates her Auckland, New Zealand, win with her daughter, Alexis Olympia. The 38-year-old, who gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia on September 1, 2017, lifted the trophy at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, after defeating fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-4. Williams flung back her head in delight and relief after … Continue reading Serena Williams wins first title since having her daughter

Simone Biles sets record for most world gymnastics championship medals

Simone Biles sets record for most world gymnastics championship medals

Simone Biles became the most decorated gymnast in the world championships' history on Sunday with a gold medal on the balance beam in Stuttgart, Germany on Sunday. The US gymnast won her 25th career world medal at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, surpassing Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo's career total of 23. A four-time Olympic champion, Biles now holds … Continue reading Simone Biles sets record for most world gymnastics championship medals

Italy selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan, Cortina

Italy selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan, Cortina

The International Olympic Committee made the announcement after a daylong conference in Lausanne, Switzerland.                             Milan's Piazza Del Duomo.zorazhuang / Getty Images The International Olympic Committee announced Monday that Italy's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics has been accepted. The games … Continue reading Italy selected to host 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan, Cortina

Carli Lloyd: From standout starting player, to the bench and back again

Franck Fife, AFP | United States' forward Carli Lloyd celebrates after scoring a goal against Chile during the FIFA Women’s World Cup on June 16, 2019   After opening the World Cup on the bench, Carli Lloyd scored twice during the United States’ second match against Chile, proving she is still a force to be … Continue reading Carli Lloyd: From standout starting player, to the bench and back again

Former Chelsea striker attacks Mourinho after defeat of Man United by Lampard’s Derby County

Former Chelsea striker, Chris Sutton has criticised Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, following the Red Devils’ shock defeat to Derby County in the Carabao Cup third round encounter played on Tuesday night. County goalkeeper, Scott Carson saved United defender, Phil Jones’ penalty to ensure his team earned a place in the fourth round, winning 8-7 … Continue reading Former Chelsea striker attacks Mourinho after defeat of Man United by Lampard’s Derby County