Argentina arrive home to rapturous welcome

Argentina arrive home to rapturous welcome

Thousands of ecstatic fans gave Argentina‘s squad a heroes’ welcome in Buenos Aires in the early hours before dawn on Tuesday after the plane carrying Lionel Messi and his World Cup-winning teammates touched down at Ezeiza airport. The Argentine capital has been in party mode since their dramatic victory over France in Sunday’s final in … Read more

Jordan Spieth on the joy of trash-talking Tiger Woods | CNN

Jordan Spieth on the joy of trash-talking Tiger Woods | CNN

CNN  —  It’s one of sport’s most unfamiliar sights – Tiger Woods standing idly by as his opponents are crowned winners. Alongside Rory McIlroy, Woods had just fallen to an emphatic defeat in the seventh edition of The Match to golf’s dynamic duo and long-time friends – Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas. Cross-armed, the 15-time … Read more

Cardiff in transfer ban over missed Sala payment

Cardiff in transfer ban over missed Sala payment

Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash in the English Channel in January 2019. Sebastien Salon Gomis/AFP/Getty Images Cardiff City have been placed under a transfer embargo after failing to pay the first instalment of the fee owed to Ligue 1 club Nantes for Emiliano Sala, the Championship side confirmed to the BBC on Saturday. Sala … Read more

Texas women roll to 1st volleyball title since ’12

Texas women roll to 1st volleyball title since ’12

Dec 17, 2022 M.A. VoepelESPN.com Close M.A. Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. OMAHA, Neb. — The decade-long quest for a third NCAA title ended in celebration Saturday as Texas defeated Louisville 3-0 to … Read more

Wu Yibing becomes first Chinese man to reach the US Open third round since 1881 | CNN

Wu Yibing becomes first Chinese man to reach the US Open third round since 1881 | CNN

CNN  —  At every stage of this year’s US Open, Wu Yibing has made history. No Chinese man had ever reached the main draw of the US Open in the Open Era until Wu and his compatriot Zhang Zhizhen both qualified for this year’s tournament last week. Wu then became the first Chinese man to … Read more

Defending champion France ends Morocco’s Qatar 2022 dream and reaches fourth World Cup final | CNN

Defending champion France ends Morocco’s Qatar 2022 dream and reaches fourth World Cup final | CNN

CNN  —  Defending champion France ended Morocco’s 2022 World Cup dream on Wednesday thanks to a 2-0 victory at the Al Bayt Stadium. Theo Hernández scored on five minutes with an acrobatic finish, with substitute Randal Kolo Muani tapping home late on as France reached its fourth World Cup final just four years after winning … Read more

Brazil’s Ronaldo backing France for World Cup | The Express Tribune

Brazil’s Ronaldo backing France for World Cup | The Express Tribune

DOHA: Former Brazil star Ronaldo says he cannot get behind his country’s great sporting rivals Argentina at the FIFA World Cup 2022 and backs France as “big favourites” to retain their title. Lionel Messi likely has one final chance to lift the only major trophy missing from his collection, but Ronaldo will not be rooting … Read more

England replaced Liam Livingstone with fast bowler Mark Wood for Multan test – SUCH TV

England replaced Liam Livingstone with fast bowler Mark Wood for Multan test – SUCH TV

England have replaced injured all-rounder Liam Livingstone with fast bowler Mark Wood in the only change to their squad for the second test against Pakistan, with Ollie Pope retaining the wicketkeeper’s gloves. Livingstone has returned home after sustaining a knee injury in his debut test in Rawalpindi, where England pulled off a remarkable 74-run victory … Read more

FM Bilawal discusses Lyari’s football potential with FIFA president

FM Bilawal discusses Lyari’s football potential with FIFA president

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari photographed at the football stadium in Qatar. Twitter/BBhuttoZardari Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said that he had discussed Lyari’s football potential with FIFA President Gianni Infantino. He also felicitated Qatar for hosting the historic FIFA World Cup 2022. Bilawal flew to Doha on Tuesday to watch FIFA World Cup matches on … Read more