FOREIGN PLAYERS IN RUSSIA, UKRAINE CAN BREAK CONTRACTS, SAYS FIFA

Tue 08 March 2022: Due to Russia’s ongoing assault on its neighbor, FIFA says foreign footballers and coaches working at Russian and Ukrainian clubs would be allowed to temporarily break their contracts and transfer abroad. Football’s world governing body said in a statement on Monday that clubs in other countries will be allowed to sign […]

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LEGENDARY AUSTRALIAN CRICKETER SHANE WARNE DIES AGED 52 AFTER SUSPECTED HEART ATTACK

Fri 04 March 2022: According to his management company, legendary Australian cricketer Shane Warne, largely considered as the best leg-spinner of all time, has died at the age of 52. Warne’s management confirmed in a statement on Friday that he died of a suspected heart attack in Koh Samui, Thailand. “Shane was found unresponsive in […]

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FIFA AND UEFA SUSPEND RUSSIAN CLUBS AND TEAMS FROM ALL COMPETITIONS

 Mon 28 January 2022: FIFA and UEFA have suspended Russia’s national and club teams from all competitions until further notice due to the country’s invasion of Ukraine, the bodies said in a joint statement on Monday. “Football is in full solidarity with all the people affected in Ukraine. Both Presidents hope that the situation in […]

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FIFA IMPOSES MEASURES ON RUSSIA AS A CONSEQUENCE OF ITS INVASION” OF UKRAINE’

Sun 27 January 2022: FIFA, football’s world governing body, has imposed measures on Russia “to reiterate its condemnation of the use of force by Russia in its invasion of Ukraine”. Russia will not be able to be play at home and the team must compete under the name “Football Union of Russia” (RFU). There will […]

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ABRAMOVICH HANDS OVER CONTROL OF CHELSEA TO CLUB’S FOUNDATION

Russian-Israeli billionaire Roman Abramovich, 2 June 2020 [Uber Chelsea FC/Twitter] _____________________________________________________________________________ Sun 27 January 2022: Chelsea’s Russian owner Roman Abramovich said he is handing over the “stewardship and care” of the Premier League club to the trustees of its charitable foundation. The move comes with Russia under intense scrutiny following its invasion of Ukraine this week. Billionaire […]

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“I’M VERY GOOD, BECAUSE THE NUMBERS ARE THERE”: CRISTIANO RONALDO

Sat 26 January 2022: Cristiano Ronaldo is the only player in football history to score over 800 goals, with 115 scores on the international arena. However, his recent performances at Manchester United have enraged his critics, who are now blaming him for the club’s present plight. Ballon d’Or winner five times Cristiano Ronaldo has fired […]

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16-YEAR-OLD INDIAN GRANDMASTER BEAT WORLD NO.1 MAGNUS CARLSEN

Tue 22 February 2022: Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, a chess grandmaster from India, has received praise for his surprise victory over world number one Magnus Carlsen in an online tournament. At the Airthings Masters rapid chess competition on Monday, Praggnanandhaa, 16, who became the youngest international master in history at the age of ten in 2016, defeated […]

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“THE PRICE THAT I AM WILLING TO PAY”: UNVACCINATED DJOKOVIC COULD SKIP FRENCH OPEN

Tue 15 February 2022: Novak Djokovic said in a Tuesday interview that he is willing to skip the French Open and Wimbledon if coronavirus vaccination is required for him to compete. The 20-time Grand Slam winner told the BBC that he has not been vaccinated and that missing the next two majors and other tournaments […]

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MAN UTD FOOTBALLER PAUL POGBA SHARES CLIP SHOWING ‘HINDUTVA MOBS HARASSING MUSLIM GIRLS IN INDIA’

Fri 11 February 2022: French footballer Paul Pogba on Thursday waded into the hijab controversy raging in India after sharing a video with the caption ‘Hindutva mobs continue to harass Muslim girls wearing hijab to college in India.’ The Manchester United star — a devout Muslim — shared the video on his Instagram stories to […]

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