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Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe Breaks Silence on Al-Hilal’s World Record Bid…

After Saudi Arabian soccer club Al Hilal reportedly submitted a world-record bid of over $332 million for Paris Saint Germain (PSG) striker Kylian Mbappe, the French Superstar broke his silence following a tweet from NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo. Al Hilal you can take me. I look like Kylian Mbappe,’ Antetokounmpo tweeted in jest. This in turn drew a response from Mbappe, who posted a series of laughing emojis. Mbappe has not been included in Paris St Germain’s squad for their Asian pre-season tour
PGA Tour Title

Akshay Bhatia, 21, Wins his First PGA Tour Title…

Akshay Bhatia birdied the closing hole in regulation, then capitalized in sudden death when Patrick Rodgers found a divot in the fairway to win his first PGA Tour title at the Barracuda Championship on Sunday. The 21-year-old Bhatia, who turned pro at 17, earned full status on tour and a spot in the FedEx Cup playoffs. He had been playing under special temporary membership since his runner-up finish at the Puerto Rico Open in March. “It’s obviously been a really tough road. I’ve

I-League Likely to Start in the First Week of…

The I-League 2023-24 season is likely to kick off in the first week of October and the Indian Women’s League could be held from November 18 to March 16, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Thursday. During a meeting with the clubs, the AIFF discussed the possibility of having the I-League in different formats. A lengthy discussion was held on the pros and cons of the formats, which the AIFF management took note of. A decision on the same will be
Bruno Fernandes

Bruno Fernandes Replaces Harry Maguire as New Man Utd…

Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes has been named as the new captain of Manchester United, the Premier League club said on Thursday. The 28-year-old will replace defender Harry Maguire, who was stripped of the team captaincy by manager Erik ten Hag after the England international failed to secure a place in the first team. Fernandes, who has 64 goals and 54 assists in 185 games for the club in all competitions, captained in the absence of Maguire, who spent much of last season on
Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi Surprises Teammate in group chat ahead of…

Lionel Messi has already proved to be a team player at his new club Inter Miami as the Argentine forward surprised a team mate in the players’ group chat by providing a timely assist with tickets to his presentation on Sunday. Not even the pouring rain could spoil Messi’s welcome party last weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where the new face of Major League Soccer (MLS) was introduced to a packed stadium of adoring fans. The new team mates of the seven-time Ballon
Andre Onana

Man Utd Sign Keeper Andre Onana from Inter

Manchester United have signed Cameroonian goalkeeper Andre Onana from Inter Milan on a five-year contract with the option of a further year, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. Sky Sports said United will pay 51 million euros ($56.70 million) for the 27-year-old plus four million in add-ons. “Manchester United has a long history of incredible goalkeepers, and I will now give everything to create my own legacy in the coming years,” Onana said in a statement. He has said goodbye to Inter
US Sports Market

A New Cricket league is Underway in the Busy…

“Deep in the Heart of Texas” blared from the speakers during a timeout a few days into the debut of a U.S. professional cricket league near Dallas. Fans waved the flags of the Texas Super Kings and the LA Knight Riders, with some wearing the jerseys of their favorite countries or clubs overseas. A couple had ballcaps of two of the biggest brands in the United States — the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees. This unusual confluence comes
India Vs West Indies

West Indies Hope to use a New ball Effectively…

“Satisfied” with how the opening day went, hosts West Indies hope to utilise the new ball and get early breakthroughs on Friday, said assistant coach Kenny Benjamin. Opting to bowl, the hosts had an under-par morning session but staged a fightback. They struck four times, limiting India to 288/4 on Thursday. “We were a little bit disappointed that we didn’t pick up a wicket or two till lunch but then we did well to get four wickets,” Benjamin said after the end of
Declan Rice

Declan Rice Comes in as a 2nd-Half sub in…

Newly acquired midfield star Declan Rice came on as a second-half substitute and helped Arsenal finish off a 5-0 victory over the MLS All-Stars on Wednesday night. Gabriel Jesus, Leandro Trossard, Jorginho, Gabriel Martinelli and Kai Havertz all scored — and those weren’t the only highlights for the many red-clad Arsenal supporters in the crowd at Audi Field. Rice moved from West Ham to the Gunners for a British-record transfer fee last weekend, reported to be 105 million pounds ($138 million). The crowd
Major League Cricket

Big money, Big Names: Major League Cricket looks to…

Major League Cricket (MLC) finally got underway in the United States last week after several false starts, fuelling hopes that the sport is poised to break new ground in a huge new market on the back of the popular Twenty20 format. Five years after USA Cricket shared its plans to launch a domestic T20 tournament, the inaugural edition of the MLC kicked off having assembled an impressive array of investors. Four of its six franchises are owned by business entities which also own
Messi Culd leapfrog Dani Alves

Messi could leapfrog Dani Alves and go down in…

Leo Messi's arrival at Inter Miami has shaken up the MLS scene and every move the Argentinian makes in his new jersey in the United States is causing a furore. This was evident at his presentation and first training session under Tata Martino, which was attended by more than 200 media outlets from all over the world. But there is one statistic that could propel Lionel Messi even further into stardom in 2023: he has three chances in the remainder of the season
Shooting in Auckland

Shooting in Auckland: Two dead and three injured just…

A gunman has caused terror on the streets of central Auckland just a matter of hours before the Women's World Cup is due to start. The inaugural game of the tournament between the host country New Zealand and Norway is due to take place at 7pm local time on Thursday. The incident took place around 7AM on Queen Street, which is just a stone's throw from the fan zone and a few hundred meters away from the Sofitel hotel where the US women's
Joao Felix

Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix expresses keen DESIRE to…

Joao Felix, who wants to leave the Wanda Metropolitano, has declared his intention to sign with Barcelona. At this point, Felix’s future at Atletico Madrid appears to be quite hazy. Although Los Colchoneros intend to sell him this summer, the Portuguese is not now in high demand. “I’d love to play for Barça,” he told Fabrizio Romano. “Barcelona has always been my first choice and I’d love to join Barça.“ Felix signed a costly loan agreement with Chelsea for the second half of

Women’s World Cup will win over the sceptics, says…

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said women's football has experienced incredible growth over the last 10 years and is confident that the World Cup will win over anyone who remains sceptical about the merits of the women's game. The sport's governing body expects 2 billion people to tune in for the 64-game tournament being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, with the event set to kick off in Auckland on Thursday. "Many people who believe that women's football is still not a great game,
Brazil Women Team

No Need for Excuses, Brazil changes work hours for…

Civil servants in Brazil will not have to worry about being late for work because of the Women's World Cup after a government minister announced a change to office hours to let them catch the action in Australia and New Zealand. With Brazil's group stage matches in Australia being broadcast in the early hours of the morning back home, minister of management Esther Dweck has told civil servants they can report for duty up to two hours after the final whistle. "On days

Bayern Munich thrash Amateur side 27-0 in Pre-Deason Game

If ninth-tier side Rottach-Egern thought Bayern Munich would use Tuesday's pre-season match as a chance to gently shake off the rust after a lengthy break they were sadly mistaken, with the ruthless German champions running up a 27-0 victory. The match was part of Bayern's training camp at Tegernsee before they embark on a tour of Asia, and amateur side Rottach-Egern were all smiles as they posed for the pre-match photo. The smiles quickly disappeared, however, when Jamal Musiala - whose late winner
Zhang Shuai

Zhang Retires in tears after Opponent Erases mark on…

China's Zhang Shuai retired from her Hungarian Grand Prix match in tears on Tuesday after her local opponent Amarissa Toth erased a ball mark on the clay court following a disputed line call. Second seed Zhang hit a crosscourt forehand that appeared to land on the line but was called out by the line judge. The chair umpire then stepped down to take a look at the mark and confirmed the ball had landed outside the line. Zhang was incensed by the call
Harry Maguire

Harry Maguire stripped of Manchester United captaincy

Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has been stripped of the team captaincy by manager Erik ten Hag, the 30-year-old said on Sunday. Maguire was named captain by former coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer six months after his arrival at United in 2019, but made only 16 league appearances last season with midfielder Bruno Fernandes wearing the armband in his absence. “After discussions with the manager today he has informed me he is changing captain,” the England international wrote on Twitter. “He outlined his reasons
David Beckham

I dreamt of bringing the greatest players in the…

It’s done. Lionel Messi is officially an Inter Miami player, a deal extending until December 2025 that will see him earn around $60m annually for the Major League Soccer (MLS) club. It will only be a third football club for the Argentine World Cup winning captain, who made a move from Barcelona to Paris Saint Germain in summer 2021. For former PSG midfielder and Inter Miami co-owner, Messi moving to his club is a dream come true. The former England captain took to
India bag eight silver

India bag eight silver, five bronze on final day…

The Indian track and field contingent capped off a fruitful Asian Athletics Championships campaign with 27 medals and finished third overall in the continental event. India, who finished behind Japan (37 medals) and China (22 medals), bagged eight silver medals and five bronze medals on the final day. In the 4x400m relay competition, the Indian men’s team — Amoj Jacob, Muhammed Ajmal, Mijo Kurian Chacko and Rajesh Ramesh — finished second with a time of 3:01.80 seconds, while the women’s team finished a