Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Category: Sports

How Abdi Abdirahman, the oldest US runner to make the Olympics, weathered setbacks to reach Tokyo 2020 – Newest Site

But the pandemic and concerns over safety will keep Team USA at home up until about a week before the race. Abdirahman said he’ll arrive in Tokyo in late July. Japan’s capital is under...

Annet Negesa and Maximila Imali, the elite athletes fighting for acceptance – Newest Site

Best experienced with sound Her Olympic dreams were crushed Her career was derailed by unproven science By Ivy Nyayieka, Christina Macfarlane and Jo Shelley Editors Note: This story is part of As Equals, CNN’s...

Demaryius Thomas: Former NFL star wide receiver dies at age 33

Based on preliminary information, his death stemmed from a medical issue, Officer Tim Lupo of the Roswell Police Department said in an email to CNN. “We are devastated and completely heartbroken,” the Broncos said...

Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi inspire PSG to Champions League rout

With the French club already through to the knockout stages, this was largely an opportunity for PSG to flex its muscles, and its stars certainly helped to do that. Before supporters could even settle...

Margaux Pinot: ‘I thought I was dead,’ says French judoka as partner released over domestic violence accusations

Pinot, an Olympic champion, made headlines in France this week after she posted pictures of her bruised face on social media. She held a press conference accusing her partner and judo coach Alain Schmitt...

Peng Shuai: WTA announces immediate suspension of tournaments in China amid concern for tennis player

In a statement released Wednesday, Simon said the decision was based on the lack of transparency by Chinese officials following tennis player Peng Shuai’s allegation of sexual assault against a top Chinese government official....

Chelsea and Manchester United play out pulsating draw in Premier League

Chelsea was completely dominant in the first half, striking the bar and forcing United goalkeeper David De Gea into numerous saves. But after the halftime break, Jadon Sancho pounced on a poor touch from...

Bayern Munich stars Joshua Kimmich and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting test positive for Covid-19 as club grapples with virus

“The FC Bayern forward is self-isolating at home in accordance with the relevant health authorities and doing well under the circumstances,” said the German club on its website, referring to Choupo-Moting.Later on Wednesday, Bayern...

Manchester City defeat Paris Saint-Germain as both teams qualify for Champions League knockout stages

Having been on the back foot throughout the first half, PSG took the lead at the start of the second period when Lionel Messi’s deflected cross was finished by Kylian Mbappe. But the lead...