Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Tag: Cup

NYCFC wins MLS Cup, beating Portland Timbers in shootout for title

After more than a decade in Major League Soccer, goalkeeper Sean Johnson was finally able to lift the championship trophy. He earned an MLS Cup MVP award, too. Johnson stopped a pair of Portland...

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’...

Lilian Thuram: World Cup winner urges players to walk off pitch if racially abused

“The day when White players understand that they are a part of the solution and they know they cannot be neutral, things will advance,” the French football legend, who played for the likes of...

World Cup 2022: Qatar inadequately investigating workplace deaths, says ILO

The report said that Qatar is inadequately investigating and reporting worker deaths and called for “better quality and more accurate data collection, with more efforts to investigate injuries and fatalities that may be work-related...

T20 World Cup final: Australia wins first title with emphatic victory over New Zealand

In what was an Oceanic clash, Australia looked to be cruising to the 173 target set by New Zealand — a score bolstered by a blistering 85 by captain Kane Williamson — with David...

Serbia stuns Portugal to qualify for 2022 World Cup

Serbia’s 2-1 victory in Lisbon means Portugal finished second in Group A and will have to get through the playoff in March in order to qualify for Qatar 2022. Needing only a draw to...

Devon Conway: Injured New Zealand batsman will miss T20 World Cup final

An x-ray confirmed Conway had broken a fifth metacarpal in his right hand after hitting his bat out of frustration following his dismissal in his team’s semifinal win against England on Wednesday. “He’s absolutely...

Germany thrashes Liechtenstein 9-0 in FIFA World Cup qualifier

A miserable night for Liechtenstein got off to a terrible start as Jens Hofer was red carded for a high challenge on Leon Goretzka inside the first 10 minutes. İlkay Gündoğan scored the resulting...

Virat Kohli: Man in India arrested over alleged rape threats to cricket star’s daughter following T20 World Cup dfeat to Pakistan

The man was arrested in the southern city of Hyderabad on Wednesday for allegedly posting the threat to Twitter, according to the cyber crime branch of Mumbai police. Sexual harassment, criminal intimidation and defamation...