Sports


Breakdancing to become Olympic sport after official recognition Breakdancing to become Olympic sport after official recognition
- Декабря 08, 2020

The result is that 28 out of 32 sports will be fully gender equal, and there will also be an increase in mixed gender events with 22 compared to Tokyo's 18. Paris 2024 will see 16 b-boys and 16 b-girls - the term used for competitive breakers, or breakdancers - compete in one vs one battles, and it is hoped the sport's inclusion will attract a young audience to the Olympics. (more...)
New York Jets fire defensive coordinator Gregg Williams after controversial blitz call New York Jets fire defensive coordinator Gregg Williams after controversial blitz call
- Декабря 08, 2020

According to research by ESPN Stats & Information, out of the 252 pass plays attempted under similar circumstances in the past 15 seasons, the Jets were the only defense to send more than six rushers. Williams came to the Jets after spending two seasons with the Browns. "We have to execute, but you have to help us out at the same time", Maye said, via The Athletic's Connor Hughes . (more...)
All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw crowned Men's 15s Player of the Decade All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw crowned Men's 15s Player of the Decade
- Декабря 08, 2020

McCaw played 68 of his 148 test matches for the All Blacks between 2010 and 2019 - he was captain for all but one, against Namibia at the 2015 Rugby World Cup - with a record of 61 wins, two draws and five losses. McCaw played a New Zealand-record 148 tests before retiring from worldwide rugby after the 2015 World Cup. "And, probably quite lucky (because) I only played half the decade". (more...)
West Indies West Indies "A" lose by an innings and 143 runs
- Декабря 08, 2020

Joseph, meanwhile, punched nine fours and a six in a composed maiden Test half-century which belied his inexperience and otherwise ordinary batting average of seven. Wicketkeeper Dowrich suffered a hand injury on the first day and did not bat in either innings. "Our bowlers tried, they passed the bat quite a few times". (more...)
Norway's Hovland wins Mayakoba Classic with closing birdie Norway's Hovland wins Mayakoba Classic with closing birdie
- Декабря 08, 2020

Long birdied seven of the first nine holes, leaping into second place by starting with back-to-back birdies and reeling off five in a row from the fifth hole. The former top-ranked amateur mixed an eagle, four birdies and a bogey for a five-under-par 66 to sit tied for second with Argentine Emiliano Grillo and Americans Tom Hoge and Akshay Bhatia. (more...)
Christiaan Bezuidenhout hails 'unreal' South African Open win after tour double Christiaan Bezuidenhout hails 'unreal' South African Open win after tour double
- Декабря 08, 2020

A comprehensive four-shot victor in last week's Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek, Bezuidenhout tapped in at the last to complete four rounds in the 60s and his third European Tour title. "Today was tough, I had to be patient", he said. It all changed around the turn when Bezuidenhout made birdies at Nos. The recipe for success of the South African includes straight driving, reaching greens in regulation and if birdie putts do not drop, they are generally tap-ins for par. (more...)
Evander Holyfield Wants To Fight Mike Tyson Again: No More Excuses!! Evander Holyfield Wants To Fight Mike Tyson Again: No More Excuses!!
- Декабря 08, 2020

Holyfield revealed the fight is imminent while appearing on TMZ Sports . Tyson lost his boxing license but it was eventually reinstated. The two boxing legends clashed in a hotly anticipated blockbuster exhibition fight last month at the Staples Center in Los Angeles . (more...)
Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland await draw for qualifiers Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland await draw for qualifiers
- Декабря 08, 2020

Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Scotland are all in the third pot, opening up the possibility of some old rivalries being renewed. Armenia was drawn into Group J together with Germany , Romania, Iceland, North Macedonia and Liechtenstein. (more...)
Hardik Pandey’s heroic seals T20i series for India Hardik Pandey’s heroic seals T20i series for India
- Декабря 08, 2020

Hardik Pandya, who came to bat at No.5 spot, then hammered the Australian bowlers all over the park as he ended his innings unbeaten at 22-ball 42 alongside Shreyas Iyer (12 runs) to help India cross the mark in 19.4 overs. Kohli will be eyeing a clean sweep ahead of the final third T20I between India and Australia on Tuesday and continue the winning momentum into the much-awaited Border-Gavaskar Test series. (more...)
Man United give injury update on Cavani and Martial Man United give injury update on Cavani and Martial
- Декабря 08, 2020

The winning streak had to come to an end at some point, however to be sat seventh in the league after 11 games is an incredible effort and one defeat doesn't detract from that. "It is unfortunate. sometimes, you get muscle injuries". "We can not afford to lose and be happy with a loss or a draw". But it'll probably be (like this) this season. (more...)
Angela Stanford wins 7th LPGA Tour title at Volunteers of America Classic Angela Stanford wins 7th LPGA Tour title at Volunteers of America Classic
- Декабря 08, 2020

Angela Stanford of the United States holds her trophy after winning the LPGA Tour's Volunteers of America Classic at Old American Golf Club in The Colony, Texas, on December 6, 2020. Stanford pulled away with birdies on Nos. That stretch allowed her to close with a bogey on No. 18. "It gives me a lot more confidence going into the weekend". (more...)
New Zealand all-rounder Mitchell fined for swearing New Zealand all-rounder Mitchell fined for swearing
- Декабря 08, 2020

On the third day of the match, in the 62nd over of West Indies first innings, West Indies captain Jason Holder was running between wickets and passed close to Mitchell, who uttered an obscenity. "But now it's a matter to all look at ourselves in the mirror and understand that we need to fight harder". It left the tourists going into the fourth day on the ropes at 196-6 in their second innings. (more...)
Mario Balotelli to stay at Italy and join Serie B side Monza Mario Balotelli to stay at Italy and join Serie B side Monza
- Декабря 08, 2020

Balotelli, who has scored 14 times in 36 appearances for his national team, played for his hometown team Brescia last season but couldn't do anything to stop them from being relegated to second-tier Serie B. And in his eyes I read the understanding, the one I was looking for. "Mario and Mino Raiola have been available, Mino renounced any commission", Galliani revealed. (more...)
Dissecting Eagles’ future QB carousel of Carson Wentz and Jalen Hurts Dissecting Eagles’ future QB carousel of Carson Wentz and Jalen Hurts
- Декабря 07, 2020

Fellow Eagles rookie Jalen Reagor made it a one-score game with a 73-yard punt return touchdown a little over a minute later, but the comeback bid ended there as Green Bay's Aaron Jones broke off a 77-yard touchdown run and Hurts followed with an interception. (more...)
Pakistan squad cleared to leave isolation ahead of New Zealand matches Pakistan squad cleared to leave isolation ahead of New Zealand matches
- Декабря 08, 2020

All members of the team also returned negative tests before flying to New Zealand . New Zealand and Pakistan are slated to lock horns in three T20Is and two Tests. Misbah said that the Pakistan contingent respects and understands the New Zealand government's procedures, but "there is no denying the fact that the implementation of certain regulations has affected our athletes, both mentally and physically prior to an worldwide series". (more...)
Man arrested for break-in at Brady's MA mansion Man arrested for break-in at Brady's MA mansion
- Декабря 07, 2020

The former New England Patriots quarterback and his family moved to Florida after he signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the offseason. Officers arrested a 34-year-old man who is experiencing homelessness, the station reported. Bündchen and Brady first listed their Brookline estate in August 2019 for $39.5 million, then two months later dropped the price to $33.9 million before pulling it off the market, the Boston Business Journal reported last week. (more...)
World champions France handed comfortable draw in 2022 qualifiers
- Декабря 07, 2020

Baraclough added: "These group stages are something our supporters really look forward to". Speaking about the Republic's draw, Kenny said: "It is an exciting group". Qualifying will begin on March 24-25 of 2021 with the total of 10 matchdays being played between then and the middle of November. Nations League finalists Belgium , Italy, Spain and France were placed in five-team groups to enable them to complete that competition next October. (more...)
Chiefs’ Mitchell Schwartz blasts Jets for awful defense on Raiders’ winning TD
- Декабря 07, 2020

Up 28-24 with 13 seconds left, the Jets somehow made a decision to leave Las Vegas speedster Henry Ruggs in one-on-one coverage with undrafted rookie corner Lamar Jackson, with absolutely no help over the top. "I was thankful", Carr said , according to Lindsay Jones of The Athletic . Ruggs' reception was his third of Sunday's game as he totaled 84 yards, second on the team to tight end Darren Waller , who caught 13 passes for 200 yards and two touchdowns against the Jets. (more...)
Man Utd boss Solskjaer wary of Rashford burn out concerns Man Utd boss Solskjaer wary of Rashford burn out concerns
- Декабря 07, 2020

Rashford, who sat out England's Nations League games last month after injuring his shoulder against Everton , scored for United in Wednesday's 3-1 Champions League defeat to the French side before being withdrawn in the second half. He's experienced. It's just, one, his positioning, because he's a different type of centre forward and we can play a different way. They're not bad ones [the injuries], hopefully. (more...)
United missing Cavani, Martial for Leipzig Champions League decider United missing Cavani, Martial for Leipzig Champions League decider
- Декабря 07, 2020

Christian Benteke also netted twice after Darnell Furlong's own goal had put the visitors in front, as Palace scored five away in the Premier League for the first time. Spurs took the lead in the north London derby in the 13th minute with a Son wonder goal. Chelsea's Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between between Chelsea and Leeds United at Stamford Bridge in London , England, Saturday, Dec. (more...)