Ghana and Uruguay meet again at the World Cup after the drama of 2010

Ghana and Uruguay meet at the World Cup on Friday in a replay of one of the tournament’s most controversial matches. “It’s been a very, very long time,” said Ghanaian coach Otto Addo. Perhaps so, but for many Ghanaians, the quarter-final defeat to Uruguay at the 2010 World Cup is still a raw and painful … Read more

Who could buy Manchester United and how much is it worth?

Manchester United’s owners, the Glazer family, are considering selling the club as they explore ‘strategic alternatives’. If the Glazers decided to go ahead with the sale of the Old Trafford club, here could be some of the potential buyers: JIM RATCLIFFE British billionaire Ratcliffe, a longtime fan of the 20-time English champions, declared his interest … Read more

Portugal wants to avoid Brazil by winning World Cup group

Consecutive victories. Qualifying with a game left. Cristiano Ronaldo is already one of the goalscorers. The group stage could hardly have gone better for Portugal at the World Cup. There is still a loose end to tie up. Portugal needs a point in its last Group H game against South Korea on Friday to finish … Read more

Emotional Bailey Wright dedicates Australia victory to mother-in-law

Australian defender Bailey Wright was in mourning on Thursday after learning that his mother-in-law had died following Denmark’s 1-0 defeat to Denmark at the World Cup. Wright, who plays for Sunderland in the second tier of English football, had told Australian reporters he had serious fears for his mother-in-law’s health after receiving a message from … Read more

Pakistan team gets visa for T20 World Cup for Blind

Pakistan’s blind and visually impaired cricket team will soon be granted a visa to come to India for the third T20 World Cup for the Blind, scheduled for December 5-17. President Mahantesh GK of the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) confirmed the development on Thursday. India and Pakistan will face off on … Read more

PAK vs ENG: Rawalpindi Test Continues Despite Visitor Illness

The first cricket test between Pakistan and England will start as scheduled on Thursday, despite several England players being ill on the eve of the game. The Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement two hours before the scheduled start on Thursday that the England and Wales Cricket Board “has informed the PCB that they … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022: Why do footballers take the knee?

The England players have taken the knee for all their matches in the group stage of the Qatar World Cup. Here’s a look at the history of the anti-racism gesture in sports: HOW DID IT START? Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, then a player for the National Football League (NFL) side San Francisco 49ers, refused to stand … Read more

Marnus Labuschagne’s century gives Australia the lead against the West Indies

Marnus Labuschagne led the Australian domination of the West Indies with 154 not out on Wednesday as his side ran to 293-2 on the first day of the first test at Perth Stadium. Opting to bat first, the hosts started cautiously after three hectic months of white-ball cricket, but built throughout the day in front … Read more

England squad hit by illness ahead of first test in Pakistan

England’s preparations for the first Test in Pakistan have been hit hard as nearly half of the team are ill, Sky Sports reports. Captain Ben Stokes is one of those affected. It is believed to be a bug or virus rather than Covid, with England making their final training session ahead of Wednesday morning’s test … Read more

My white ball numbers are not that bad: Rishabh Pant

Under immense scrutiny for his poor form in limited overs cricket, dashing wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant said on Wednesday his white ball numbers were “not that bad”. Pant has been horribly out of form in limited overs cricket this year, scoring just one fifty in the shortest format against the West Indies in February, while crossing … Read more