U.S. Soccer angered Iran by posting a doctored Iranian flag on social media. The American players and their coach said they had nothing to do with it. Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar scored one of the most eye-catching goals of the World Cup – but only with the help of VAR. Unfortunately, Aboubakar wasn’t able to properly celebrate his glorious lob of Serbia goalkeeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic because the assistant referee raised his flag for offside straight away.
And experience was the order of the day, as brilliant judo produced 2 gold medals for China, with a 1st grand slam title for Ma Zhenzhao, and Gold also for Georgia, and the Czech Repubublic. The sports company says it will no longer launch the Kyrie 8 shoe named after the Brooklyn Nets star guard after he posted a link to a film widely regarded as antisemitic. Teeratep Winothai now aims to become president of the Football Association of Thailand after playing the last game of his career on Sunday. Entering Saturday, the USC Trojans needed some help to be considered as a College Football Playoff team – they got everything they wanted.
Cameroon and Serbia drew 3-3, while Ghana edged out South Korea 3-2. Rangers believe they have captured ‘undoubtedly one of the most sought-after young managers in British football’ after luring Michael Beale from QPR on a contract until the summer of 2026. On Tuesday night – as always – that national identity is pursued in the face of England and Englishness at this World Cup. Portugal became the third team through to the last-16 of the World Cup after seeing off Uruguay 2-0 thanks to a Bruno Fernandes double. Lineker gave a ‘virtue- signalling’ monologue ahead of the tournament’s opening match, singling out the host nation’s record on human rights and migrant workers. Another spectacular day of judo on day 2 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.
The t-shirt also had ‘respect for Iranian woman ‘ written on the back in reference to the anti-regime protests in Iran in recent months. Ferri, known as ‘The Falcon’ is an Italian footballer with second-division Indian side United Sports Club who has been working in Ukraine to drive refugees to safety in Poland. He has invaded pitches several times before wearing his signature superman shirt in Italy and South America to raise awareness for issues including to ‘save favela children’. Even before Casemiro scored Brazil’s match-defining goal, a goal of brutal beauty, similar to the ones he has scored for his ex-club Real Madrid and Brazil, he was the most valuable player on the pitch. Here’s a chance to catch up on everything before the 2022 world Cup begins — must-see games, betting, players to watch and more. Sergio Aguero met with an expletive rebuke after attempting to pacify Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s anger towards Argentina team-mate and long-time friend Lionel Messi.
Get the Sport Report every Thursday to stay up to speed with everything you need to know in the world of sport. The Proteas netball side reigned supreme at the Diamond Challenge when they defeated a spirited Scotland in Saturday’s final. Carlos Alcaraz and Rafael Nadal end the year first and second in the ATP rankings, the first time Spain has had the top two in the final standings. Brendan Venter is a former Springbok centre and a respected rugby analyst and coach. Nick Mallett is a former Springbok coach and currently a rugby analyst with SuperSport. Access unmatched financial data, news and content in a highly-customised workflow experience on desktop, web and mobile.
German legend Klinsmann caused a storm of controversy with his comments about Iran ‘working the referee’ after they beat Wales 2-0 on Friday to keep their World Cup hopes alive. Louis van Gaal’s tan was praised in the build-up to Holland’s final World Cup group game – and he responded with one of the weirdest sentences to come from a football press conference. Lumphun Warriors pulled off a big surprise on Sunday night, beating higher-ranked Sukhothai 3-1 in their last game of the Thai League 1 first leg. The Boston Bruins released Mitchell Miller two days after signing him.
The US has yet to set its roster for its match against Iran in the World Cup on Tuesday but the squad has yet to find significant playing time for Gio Reyna. Pat Perez, fresh off a LIV Golf team title, blasted Tiger Woods’ remarks about players leaving the PGA Tour for the Saudi-backed league. New Jersey Devils fans threw beer cans and other debris on the ice at Prudential Center bk8 casino on Wednesday night after a third goal was called back against their team. Michigan State men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo took issue with the punishment the Big Ten levied on the school after Spartans football players’ involvement in a melee. Kenny Pickett delivered a clutch performance to help the Pittsburgh Steelers to a victory Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts.
After scoring 24 points in the first half, former Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen finished with 32 points. Coby White was clutch again down the stretch and scored 15. Ghana led 2-0 at halftime but allowed South Korea back into the match as Cho Gue-sung netted twice in three minutes to level at 2-2, only for Kudus to earn Ghana victory in a heart-stopping contest. Get all the sports news you need, direct to your inbox. Every day, Yahoo Sports presents a fast-paced focus on the hottest topics in sports using a provocatively entertaining voice and a surge of unique visuals delights. Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest multimedia news provider, reaching billions of people worldwide every day.
UFC fighter Israel Adesanya was arrested Tuesday at JFK Airport, days after losing his middleweight title belt to Alex Pereira, after TSA found metal knuckles in his luggage. Retired Russian-born fighter Artem Lobov believes he is entitled to a share of profits from the sale of a whiskey brand co-owned by UFC star Conor McGregor. Los Angeles Lakers guard Patrick Beverley has been suspended for three games by the NBA for shoving Deandre Ayton in the back in Tuesday’s game against the Phoenix Suns.
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