Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Category: Sports

Karim Benzema: French court says Real Madrid star used ‘subterfuge and lies’ in sex tape case

In 2014, French footballer Mathieu Valbuena was looking to get some data off his old phone when his life changed forever and he fell into a blackmail plot. More than seven years later, Valbuena’s...

Zac Stacy’s ex-girlfriend testifies she fears for her safety after violent assault caught on camera

“I was punched, slapped, literally picked up and thrown into my TV and then (he) picked me up and slammed me into my son’s bouncy seat by my throat. This is not the first...

Bryson DeChambeau vs. Brooks Koepka: How an internet meme helped fuel sport’s biggest rivalry

Now it’s one of sport’s biggest rivalries and after months of expectation, Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka will take to the course and go head-to-head in golf’s fifth edition of “The Match” on November...

Qatar World Cup: Norwegian broadcaster slams treatment of its journalists but Qatar says they were trespassing illegally

Halvor Ekeland and Lokman Ghorbani, journalists for the Norwegian Broadcasting Co. (NRK), were arrested by police in Qatar late Sunday night, according to a statement sent to CNN from NRK. According to both journalists’...

LeBron James: Superstar gets fans ejected from game on return and hits clutch 3 in Lakers OT win

The LA Lakers star was back on court for the first time following his second-ever career ejection against the Detroit Pistons on Sunday, and the 36-year-old exorcised any leftover frustrations in a 124-116 overtime...

Felix Afena-Gyan: AS Roma star says there was ‘no racist intent’ in banana comment captured in video

In a video posted on social media Monday, the 18-year-old forward is seen unwrapping the gift after he scored the only goals in Roma’s 2-0 win over Genoa on Sunday. In an otherwise touching...

Kevin Sinfield runs 101 miles in 24 hours for motor neurone disease charity

The former Leeds Rhinos star raised over $1 million for the MND Association and Leeds Hospitals Charity, in a challenge inspired by former teammate Rob Burrow, who was diagnosed with MND in 2019. The...

Peng Shuai: Human Rights Watch accuses IOC of sportswashing in case of Chinese tennis star

During a virtual press conference Tuesday, HRW China Director Sophie Richardson denounced the IOC’s role in collaborating with Chinese authorities on Peng Shuai’s reappearance. “In 2008 we were hopeful that they would...

Manchester United qualifies for Champions League knockout stages with 2-0 victory against Villarreal

Michael Carrick stood in as caretaker manager ahead of the game at the Estadio de la Ceramica, and he watched on as United struggled to create chances for much of the contest But his...

‘IronGran’: There’s just no stopping this 78-year-old triathlete

Nicknamed the ‘IronGran,’ Brocklesby is the oldest British woman to have completed an IRONMAN: the world’s toughest triathlon challenge comprising of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a full 26.2-mile marathon. Ideally,...