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FIFA moves best player awards to Milan from London

FIFA is moving from London to have a night at the opera in Milan to honor the world’s best players and coaches. FIFA says the iconic Scala theater will host its annual awards ceremony on Sept. 23. London has hosted the Best Awards for the past two years after FIFA’s new leadership moved the event from long-time home Zurich. Croatia ...

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FIFA moves best player awards to Milan from London

Photo: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, center, Real defender Sergio Ramos, left, and Real midfielder Luka Modric, right, vie for the ball during the Copa del Rey semifinal first leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday Feb. 6, 2019. Zurich, Feb 9 : FIFA is moving from London to have ...

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Body found in plane confirmed as footballer Emiliano Sala

A body found in the wreckage of a plane in the English Channel has been identified as that of Emiliano Sala, according to a statement from the Dorset police. The plane, which was carrying the Argentine footballer, 28, and pilot David Ibbotson, 59, went missing from radar near Guernsey two weeks ago. A private search team located the missing aircraft on the seabed ...

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BPL T20 grand final today

Last year’s runner-up Dhaka Dynamites will take on spirited Comilla Victorians in the final battle of Bangladesh Premier League T20 scheduled to be held tomorrow (Friday) at home of cricket Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur. The high voltage final kicks off at 7 pm.   After 45 matches and over a month of action-packed matches, it has come down ...

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Madrid earns 1-1 draw at Barca in 1st leg of Copa semifinal

Photo: FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, left, gestures next to his coach Ernesto Valverde during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Valencia at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Barcelona, Feb 7 : Leaning forward in his winter coat, Lionel Messi fidgeted with an empty water bottle as he watched his Barcelona ...

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Wolves advances in FA Cup, Newport sets up Man City clash

Photo: Shrewsbury Town’s Josh Laurent celebrates scoring his side’s second goal of the game during their English FA Cup fourth round replay soccer match against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux, Wolverhampton, England, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. London, Feb 6 : Wolverhampton Wanderers had to come from a goal down to beat third-tier Shrewsbury 3-2 on Tuesday in a replay of their ...

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Liverpool held by West Ham as title challenge falters again

With points dropped for the second consecutive game and a title challenge getting jittery, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp is keen to transmit serenity.   After all, Liverpool is still top of the English Premier League by three points despite being held 1-1 by West Ham on Monday after also drawing with Leicester in the previous game.  “It’s not about pressure,” ...

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West Indies captain Holder banned from 3rd test vs England

Photo: West Indies’ captain Jason Holder celebrates beating England by ten wickets on day three of the second Test cricket match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Antigua, Feb 4 : The West Indies will miss captain Jason Holder for the third and final test against England in St. Lucia ...

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6N: Wales achieve incredible win over France from 16-0 down

Photo: Wales’ George North makes an interception and gets away from France’s Yoann Huget before scoring his side’s third try during the Six Nations rugby union international between France and Wales at the Stade de France in Saint Denis near Paris, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. Saint-Denis, Feb : George North accepted two gift tries as Wales rallied from 16-0 down ...

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Qatar beat Japan to win first Asian Cup

Soccer Football – AFC Asian Cup – Final – Japan v Qatar – Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – February 1, 2019 Qatar players and coaching staff pose wit the trophy after winning the Asian Cup World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar won their first ever Asian Cup with a 3-1 victory over four-time winners Japan. Forward ...

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