Tiger Woods an American professional golfer was involved in an auto crash in his SUV downhill road in the Los Angeles suburb in the earlier hours of Tuesday; Woods was driving in his SUV to a television shoot when the crash occurred.
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James after joining the likes Abdul-Jabbar, Malone as only players to reach 35,000 career points has been selected alongside Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant to captain next month's NBA All-Star Game.
Mauricio Pochettino is set to replace Thomas Tuchel as Paris Saint-Germain’s head coach after the German was sacked on Thursday, with the club that has been champions seven of the past eight seasons sitting third in Ligue 1.
Everton Football Club’s Board of Directors is proposing to create and issue new shares to Mr Moshiri’s Blue Heaven Holdings Limited. Mr Moshiri is currently the Club’s majority shareholder with 77.2% and this proposal - representing up to an additional £250,000,000 of investment - further underlines his long-term commitment to the Club.
Manchester City Anglo-Nigerian defender Tosin Adarabioyo has joined Fulham on a three-year deal with a further 12 months extension during the transfer deadline day. The 23-year-old, who impressed on loan at Blackburn Rovers last season, has explained that the time was right for him to leave the club that has been his home since the age of five.
Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has rejoined boyhood club Kano Pillars after more than a decade spell in Europe and Asain leagues. The forward will spend the rest of the 2020/21 season playing in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, since he could not find a European side. Musa with over 40 appearances and 22 goals in the NPFL has agreed to join "Sai Masu Gida" with whom he became the top scorer in 2009 after scoring 18 goals before moving to VVV Venlo in the Netherlands.
Liverpool must produce a “perfect performance” to overcome a 3-1 first-leg deficit against Real Madrid on Wednesday and reach the Champions League semi-finals, manager Jurgen Klopp said.
Florentino Perez has been re-elected as the Real Madrid President for another four years term in an election that he contested without an opponent.
Naomi Osaka is now on course to defend the US Open Grand Slam title she won last year after ending Serena Williams' bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam. The 23-year-old will face 22nd seed American Jennifer Brady for the title on Saturday.
Rafael Nadal has won his 13th French Open singles title and 20th Grand Slam tournament by beating Novak Djokovic in straight sets and he is now on tie with Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
Novak Djokovic was surprisingly disqualified from the US Open on Sunday for striking a female lines official in the throat with the tennis ball. The world number one hit the ball in disgust after he went 5-6 down against the Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta. It appeared Djokovic was looking away from the office when he struck the ball with considerable force. She could be heard gasping and coughing on the tennis court upon the impact of the ball on her throat.
Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury has now been officially confirmed after the duo signed a two-fight deal for what will be the biggest bout in British boxing history according to Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn, though, date and venue will be announced in the coming weeks.
Middle-weight champion, Israel Adesanya has reacted to his defeat by his opponent Jan Blachowicz today saying he never saw it coming.
Britain’s Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua has made financial donations to boxing gyms over fears that many may go out of business due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Joshua’s donations came after his promoter, Eddie Hearn voiced his concerns over as well as some amateur gyms already shutting down temporarily through the Lockdown in the United Kingdom (UK). “Boxing helped shape me, both physically and mentally,” said Joshua. “It is no secret that without boxing and the family created around my amateur gym, my life could have been very different.
Nigerian athlete Blessing Okagbere has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the only athlete to have attended the Athletics Diamond Meetings for the 67th time. The 32- years old shared her achievement via her social media handle on Wednesday morning. “A dream made reality through God’s grace and determination.
The Japanese minister of Administrative and Regulatory Reform, Taro Kono has on Friday said: “anything can happen” as regards the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, contradicting the official position of the country’s Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga who assured a ‘safe and secure” tournament.
Mr Kono’s statement comes after the declaration of a state of emergency in 11 regions including Kyoto and Osaka. “Given the coronavirus situation, anything can happen,” Kono, a high-profile former foreign and defence minister, told a press briefing. “The organising committee and the IOC must of course be thinking about back-up plans. The government is firmly preparing for the Olympics and Paralympics.”
A Parisian court has on Wednesday found the former head of World Athletics, Lamine Diack guilty of corruption, and sentenced to four years in prison with two years suspended and a fine of nearly $600,000 in a Russian doping scandal. Diack, 87 led the IAAF for 16 years and was found guilty to have received bribes of over $3 million to cover up Russian athletes' doping and also using the money to help finance Macky Sall's presidential candidacy campaign in 2012.