‘MONEY TALKS’, AUSTRALIA’S KHAWAJA SEES DOUBLE STANDARDS IN PAKISTAN CRICKET PULL-OUTS

Sat 25 September 2021: Usman Khawaja, an Australian batsman, has blasted New Zealand and England for canceling their tours to Pakistan, saying they would not have taken the same decision if they were scheduled to play lucrative series in India. New Zealand has returned home from Pakistan after canceling the tour minutes before the first […]

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MANNY PACQUIAO, BOXER-TURNED-SENATOR, TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

Sun 19 September 2021: Manny Pacquiao, a Filipino boxing legend and politician, has announced that he will run for president in the 2022 elections. On Sunday, Pacquiao accepted his PDP-Laban party’s candidacy at its national convention, saying that the Filipino people had been longing for a change of administration. “I am a fighter, and I […]

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UK BOXER AMIR KHAN REMOVED FROM US FLIGHT FOR ALLEGED COVID-19 MASK RULE VIOLATION

Sun 19 September 2021: Despite the airline’s lack of proof, British boxer Amir Khan claimed on Saturday that he was removed off an American Airlines flight for allegedly breaking COVID-19 mask restrictions. After someone complained that his friend’s mask “was not high enough,” the 34-year-old said cops pulled him and his colleague from the US […]

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FOOTBALL LEGEND PELE ‘STABLE’ AFTER RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS

Sat 18 September 2021: Brazilian football icon Pele is in a “stable” condition following his readmission to an intensive care unit for respiratory problems, days after undergoing surgery for a suspected colon tumour. Pele was discharged earlier this week but returned to Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein Hospital on Friday for “a brief respiratory instability”. The […]

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EMMA RADUCANU WINS WOMEN’S 2021 US OPEN IN HER FIRST GRAND SLAM TITLE

Sun 12 September 2021: On Saturday, Emma Raducanu, Britain’s tennis hope, won the 2021 US Open women’s singles title, her first Grand Slam triumph. Raducanu, 18, won the all-teen final at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City with a score of 6-4, 6-3 over her 19-year-old Canadian opponent, Leylah Fernandez. Raducanu had to take […]

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BRITISH PM JOHNSON SLAMS ‘DISGRACEFUL’ RACIST ABUSE OF ENGLAND PLAYERS IN WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

Fri 03 September 2021: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on world soccer’s governing body FIFA on Friday to take action over “disgraceful” racist abuse aimed at England players by Hungary fans during a World Cup qualifier. “It is completely unacceptable that England players were racially abused in Hungary last night,” Johnson said on Twitter. […]

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RONALDO BECOMES HIGHEST SCORING MAN IN INTERNATIONAL SOCCER

Thu 02 September 2021: Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 110th goal for Portugal on Wednesday, making him the all-time leading scorer in international soccer. In a World Cup qualifier against Ireland, the Portugal captain scored in the 89th minute, putting him ahead of former Iranian scorer Ali Daei. In a 2-1 triumph, he added a second […]

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EIGHT KOBE BRYANT PHOTOS SOLD FOR OVER $80,000 IN CRYPTO AUCTION

Mon 30 August 2021: ClutchPoints revealed that eight previously unreleased Kobe Bryant images were auctioned as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for almost $80,000. Bryant, a legendary American basketball player who played for the Los Angeles Lakers for his entire 20-year career, died in a helicopter crash in January 2020. Bryant was photographed by David Factor for […]

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CRISTIANO RONALDO TELLS JUVENTUS HE WANTS TO LEAVE AS SPECULATION GROWS OVER MAN CITY MOVE

Fri 27 August 2021: Cristiano Ronaldo has said his goodbyes to his Juventus teammates after informing Massimiliano Allegri that he will not be returning to the Italian club. After missing out on Harry Kane, he has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester City , according to Sky in Italy. Sky in Italy are reporting City […]

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CRISTIANO RONALDO RUBBISHES ‘DISRESPECTFUL’ TRANSFER SPECULATION

Wed 18 August 2021: Cristiano Ronaldo slammed rumours that he was attempting to return to Real Madrid on Tuesday, just hours after coach Carlo Ancelotti stated that he would not be taking the Juventus forward back to Spain. In an Instagram post, Ronaldo said that his “story at Real Madrid has been written”, although he did […]

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