How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has impacted tennis

[ad_1] CNN  —  Every sport in Europe – from soccer to fencing to UFC – has had to grapple with the fallout of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and tennis is no exception. Since the start of the war, Russian and Belarusian players have continued to play at tournaments and grand slams but must do so […]

Pelé: What made Brazilian legend so great

[ad_1] CNN  —  Born into poverty – he used to kick a grapefruit around Brazil’s Minas Gerais state – Pelé finished his career as arguably soccer’s greatest ever player. He was that rarity; like Muhammad Ali, Pelé was a sports star, who transcended his sport. The Brazilian brought joy and creativity to a sport often […]

Did Colin Munro made himself unavailable for Pakistan series?

[ad_1] JOIN OUR WHATSAPP CHANNEL Colin Munro, despite not representing New Zealand since 2020, remains in consideration for the upcoming 2024 T20 World Cup squad, according to selection manager Sam Wells.  Munro, 37, has been active in various T20 leagues worldwide, prompting the Kiwi selectors to keep him in mind for the mega event, taking […]

Cristiano Ronaldo still ahead of Lionel Messi!

[ad_1] Soccer legend Cristiano Ronaldo is way ahead of his longtime rival Lionel Messi as he is the the most followed person on video and photo sharing social media app, Instagram. According to Forbes India, Ronaldo is the most followed person on Instagram with over 627 million followers. Messi has more than 502 million Instagram […]

PCB likely to bench Shaheen for three T20I matches against NZ

[ad_1] Pakistan’s pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi bowls during the ICC men’s Twenty20 World Cup 2022 cricket match between Pakistan and Netherlands at the Perth Stadium on October 30, 2022, in Perth. — AFP Consultations ongoing regarding protection of pacers from burden.  Form and fitness of new comers will be tested in upcoming series. Shaheen was […]

Denny Hamlin pulls off Richmond victory over dominant Martin Truex Jr

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The LSU women are seen as villains, role models and champions

[ad_1] ALBANY, N.Y. — As crazy as it sounds, this column will be about a college basketball team. One that traveled more than 1,400 miles to play in a basketball game — a very important, highly competitive and deliciously entertaining basketball game, at that. One of the basketball players who made the trip recorded a […]

2024 NCAA Frozen Four: Schedule, bracket, picks, results

[ad_1] Mar 29, 2024, 11:30 PM ET The field for the men’s NCAA hockey tournament is set, with 16 teams looking to earn a trip to St. Paul, Minnesota, for the Frozen Four. Regional play begins Thursday and concludes March 31, with the national semifinals set for April 11 and the championship game April 12 […]

Illinois gets past Iowa State, advances to Elite Eight in NCAA tournament

[ad_1] Pete Thamel, ESPNMar 29, 2024, 02:33 AM ET BOSTON — The Illinois men’s basketball team is so experienced that many of its players wouldn’t get carded at a local dive bar. They are physical enough that their front line looks like it could be auditioning for linebacker spots at the NFL combine. The Illini […]

Tar Heels mistake Argentina fans as UNC supporters

[ad_1] Paolo Uggetti, ESPNMar 20, 2024, 06:12 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Ask fans of either team, and they’ll tell you: Carolina blue and Argentina’s sky blue are very different shades of color. But to the untrained eye — and from far away — it’s easy to see how one can get them mixed up. […]