Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 759th goal for club and country!

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 759th goal for club and country on Sunday, drawing level with Josef Bican for most official goals in football history. Juventus extended their winning streak in Serie A to three games following a 3-1 victory over Sassuolo on Sunday. Danilo opened the scoring for the Bianconeri in the 50th minute after Sassuolo were reduced to ten men just before the interval, but the visitors drew level eight minutes later. Aaron Ramsey restored the lead for the hosts in the 82nd minute before Cristiano Ronaldo settled the game…

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Postponed Tokyo Olympics to cost extra $2.4 billion

The coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Olympics will cost at least an extra $2.4 billion, organisers said Friday, with the unprecedented postponement and a raft of pandemic health measures ballooning an already outsized budget. The extra costs come as officials work to build enthusiasm for the first Games postponed in peacetime, insisting the massive event can go ahead next year even if the pandemic is not under control. But more spending, on top of the previous budget of about $13 billion, could further harden public opinion in Japan, where polls this year showed…

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Formula One: I take my hat off to Hamilton, says ex-Mercedes teammate Rosberg

Nico Rosberg hailed Lewis Hamilton’s record 92nd Formula One win and sporting longevity as a great achievement on Tuesday (Oct 27) but said the way the Briton was using his platform to raise awareness for global issues was just as impressive. The 35-year-olds were team mates and fierce rivals at Mercedes from 2013 until the German won the 2016 title and immediately retired. Rosberg was also team mate to Michael Schumacher, whose record Hamilton broke in Portugal last Sunday, at Mercedes from 2010-12 after the Ferrari great had made a…

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Messi tells Barcelona he's leaving: live updates and reactions

Leo Messi has sent a certified letter to Barcelona, communicating his intention to leave the club. The player intends to take advantage of a clause in his contact that allows him to unilaterally break the contract at the end of each season. Messi believes he can still break his contract with Barcelona Barcelona had understood that this clause expired at the end of each 31 May, meaning that the contract had automatically renewed for another year. However Messi’s lawyers argue that the season within the meaning of the clause did…

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Police keeper Bryan giving full priority to football this year

Police goalkeeper Bryan See Tian Keat (pic) is one athlete with brains and brawn – and he plans to use both as he eyes a spot in the national team. For a start, the 26-year-old Bryan has deferred one semester with the John Hopkins University to get noticed in the Super League this season. Before the season was called off due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Bryan was on form. Even though his team are rooted at the bottom in the Super League, his performance has been lauded by critics. His…

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