Sports

Heartbreak for England as Italy win Euro 2020

England’s hopes of ending a 55-year wait for a major trophy were crushed in heartbreaking fashion as they lost 3-2 on penalties to Italy in the final of Euro 2020 at Wembley. Despite two saves by Jordan Pickford, missed penalties from Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka proved decisive.In their first men’s final since 1966 and playing in front …

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Nigeria beats USA in pre-Olympic basketball exhibition game

Nigeria stunned the United States in a pre-Olympic match on Saturday night in a game described as “one of the great upsets in international basketball history”. The 90-87 defeat, which came nine years after the former African champions lost by 83 points to the US at the 2012 Olympics in London, handed the Americans their first slump to an African …

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Accra to host the Maiden Edition of the West Africa International marathon

Accra, the capital city of Ghana will be the host of one of the biggest long-distance races in Ghana; the West Africa International Marathon (WAIM). The “West Africa International Marathon” would be under the auspices of Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Region II and Medivents Consult one of the leading organisers of marathons in the country. The event which would …

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Update on venue selection process for the coming FIFA World Cup 2026™

FIFA has been informed by Canada Soccer of the decision taken by the City of Montreal to withdraw from the venue selection process for the FIFA World Cup 2026™. FIFA would like to thank Montreal for its participation and all local stakeholders involved for their efforts. FIFA continues to work closely with the host associations of Canada, Mexico and the …

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High Quality Tennis Foundation helps Children in Ghana escape life’s racket

HIGH QUALITY TENNIS FOUNDATION (HQTF) is a sports nonprofit that has been helping young children to better themselves as athletes to become quality members of their society through playing tennis. Their programs and activities as a foundation are designed to be a catalyst that helps children achieve their full potential in life and to positively impact their peers and environments.   …

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Motorola officially partners with Olympic skeleton athlete Akwasi Frimpong

Motorola has added a new addition to its sports partnership portfolio: Olympic skeleton athlete Akwasi Frimpong. This partnership contributes to Motorola’s mission to support young people and to enable them to achieve their goals. Frimpong will now wear Motorola’s “batwing” logo on his suit and on his sled. He will also be present at various Motorola events throughout the year …

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United States’ Major League Soccer will launch development league in 2022

Major League Soccer will launch a development-focused league next year, aimed to bridge the gap between youth academies and first-team rosters, the league announced on Monday. The new league, which has yet to be named, is expected to include roughly 20 teams in its first year, including several MLS-operated teams currently playing in the USL Championship and USL League One. …

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NC Courage Secures a 2-1 Victory Against OL Reign at home

A sweltering afternoon 94-degrees heat over the weekend was not enough to stop the North Carolina Courage women’s soccer team from defeating the OL Reign by two goals to one at the Sahlen’s Stadium in Cary, North Carolina. The NC Courage 2-1 victory secured on Saturday June 19 which was also Juneteenth — a significant date in for African-American history …

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Isaac Dogboe wins Majority decision in fight against Lopez

Isaac Dogboe struggled to fend off a surging Adam Lopez to pull off a gut-wrenching win. The former WBO junior featherweight titlist managed to edge out the gutty Lopez to claim a ten-round majority decision win Saturday evening at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Judge Dave Moretti had the action even at 95-95, overruled by judges Chris Migliore …

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