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

Chetan Sharma, Harvinder apply again for the position of BCCI voter

Former Indian pacemakers Chetan Sharma and Harvinder Singh, whose tenures as selectors were not renewed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), have reapplied for membership on the panel, it is understood. After the T20 World Cup, where India’s journey ended in the semi-finals, the BCCI had decided not to extend the … Read more

Messi and Argentina advance to World Cup, beating Poland 2-0

Rest in peace, football fans. Lionel Messi will grace the World Cup podium at least once more. The Argentine powerhouse had a penalty saved, but his team still beat Poland 2-0 on Wednesday after second-half goals from Alexis Mac Allister and Julian Alvarez to advance to the last 16. Argentina finished in first place in … Read more

World Cup: Tunisia upset, beat France 1-0

Wahbi Khazei gave Tunisia the lead and win against a runner-up France, a result that – if it stayed – would have put the Africans in the last 16 ahead of Australia. Word reached the Socceroos and within minutes Mathew Leckie put Australia back in second place behind France. Although the African nation was upset, … Read more

“We are not in a crisis,” says Belgium before the confrontation with Croatia

Belgium’s Timothy Castagne said on Wednesday the team was not in crisis after two lackluster performances in the World Cup group stage that have led to introspection ahead of a must-win match against Croatia to reach the knockout stages. Second in the world, Belgium won 1-0 against Canada but were outplayed massively and suffered an … Read more