Category: Sports

Cleveland MLB team to drop ‘Indians’ from its name

The Major League Baseball team in Cleveland, Ohio, will drop “Indians” from its name. The decision to change the team name could be announced as soon as this...

Italian football legend Paolo Rossi dies aged 64

Paolo Rossi, Italy’s goal-scoring hero from its victorious 1982 World Cup campaign and scorer of a hat-trick against Brazil in one of the most famous matches in the...

China football: Hair colour cancels play at women’s match

A women’s university football match in China had to be called off after players were told they were not allowed to have dyed hair, state media report. The...

Virat Kohli fastest to 12,000 ODI runs

Indian cricket captain achieved the feat in 242 innings, 59 innings quicker than Sachin Tendulkar. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli became the fastest player to...

Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop dies at 42

Papa Bouba Diop, a former midfielder who represented Senegal more than 60 times and played for several European football clubs, has died at the age of 42, reportedly...

UK football fans to return to some stadiums when lockdown lifts

Up to 4,000 spectators will be allowed to attend outdoor sporting events in the lowest-risk areas of England, the government announced. Fans of Premier League clubs in...

‘We will play football together in heaven,’ says Pele in tribute to Diego Maradona

Soccer icon Pele has paid a moving tribute to his “great friend” Diego Maradona after the Argentine died at the age of 60 after suffering heart failure on...

Kirk Cousins gets first ‘Monday Night Football’ win as Minnesota tops Chicago

Kirk Cousins finally got the “Monday Night Football” monkey off his back as the Vikings edged the Bears 19-13 in Week 10. Cousins entered the contest 0-9 in...

Former England and Liverpool goalkeeper dies aged 72

England goalkeeping great Ray Clemence has died ‘peacefully surrounded by his family’ at the age of 72,  it has today been announced. The former Liverpool...

Golf’s Masters tournament breaks with tradition and so does a serious contender

This has been an upside-down sports year. The National Basketball Association playoffs were played in the summer, and the Indianapolis 500 was raced in late August...