May 24, 2024
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Brazil’s bid stands out for 2027 women’s world cup hosting

The FIFA Congress, convening in Bangkok this week, is poised to select the host for the 2027 Women’s World Cup from a narrowed field of two contenders, as reported by the Associated Press on Thursday. Late last month, a joint bid from the United States and Mexico was withdrawn, and South Africa had already pulled out of the running in […]

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Manchester City and Okx unveil exclusive digital jersey collection

OKX, a prominent global cryptocurrency exchange and Web3 technology company, alongside Manchester City, has initiated the ‘Unseen City Shirts’ campaign, unveiling redesigned football jerseys that enthusiasts can acquire as digital collectibles (NFTs) via the OKX app. The campaign introduces a novel approach to engaging global fans, offering exclusive prizes alongside these unique digital collectibles. The first […]

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UAE president Sheikh Mohamed hosts FIFA president

In a meeting at Qasr Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi today, UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan welcomed Gianni Infantino, President of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA). Infantino’s visit to the UAE coincides with his attendance at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup tournament in Dubai. The discussions primarily revolved around the cooperative ties […]

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Ons Jabeur reaches Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open quarter-finals

Tunisian tennis sensation, Ons Jabeur, secures a spot in the last eight of the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open after a commanding straight-sets victory over British player Emma Raducanu. With a bye in the Round of 32 as one of the tournament’s top seeds, Jabeur, motivated to bounce back from her doubles exit with Naomi Osaka, delivers an impressive singles […]

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Nigeria advances to AFCON final with penalty win

In a nail-biting semifinal clash at the Stade de la Paix in Bouake, Nigeria clinched a spot in the AFCON final after a tense penalty shootout against South Africa. The Super Eagles emerged victorious with a 4-2 win on penalties following a captivating 1-1 draw that lasted 120 minutes. The semi-final match between Nigeria and South Africa unfolded […]

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Messi seals eighth Ballon d’Or title after World Cup heroics

Lionel Messi, the revered Inter Miami and Argentina forward, has etched his name deeper into football history by securing his eighth Ballon d’Or title. This latest accolade, announced in a grand ceremony at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, comes in the wake of his pivotal role in leading Argentina to their long-awaited World Cup victory in Qatar. Last year’s World […]

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Australia bows out, leaving Saudi Arabia unopposed for 2034 World Cup bid

In a surprising turn of events, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remains the sole contender in the race to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup. FIFA, the renowned global governing body for soccer, confirmed on Tuesday that only Saudi Arabia had officially submitted their bid before the deadline. Previously, Australia was in contention to become the […]

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Djokovic clinches Cincinnati title in record-setting clash against Alcaraz

In an epic showdown at the Western & Southern Open, Novak Djokovic emerged victorious against Carlos Alcaraz, marking it as one of the most gripping matches in tennis history. The nearly four-hour long duel resulted in a 5-7, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (4) win for Djokovic, avenging his recent loss to Alcaraz at Wimbledon. This victory marked his 95th career title, […]

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World Cup hero Iniesta’s highly anticipated debut in the UAE

Football icon Andrés Iniesta is gearing up for his debut match with the UAE’s Emirates Club of Ras Al Khaimah in the ADNOC Pro League. This Spanish maestro, best known for his World Cup-winning goal against the Netherlands in 2010 and for clinching four Champions League titles, recently expressed his enthusiasm about joining the team and embracing the vibrant culture of Ras […]

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PSG’s Neymar shifts gears, heads to Saudi’s Al Hilal

Neymar, Brazil’s iconic forward, is now set for a move to Saudi Arabia. The nation’s top Pro League team, Al Hilal, has clinched a two-year deal with the superstar’s current club, Paris St Germain, as Saudi media sources confirmed on Monday. According to insiders familiar with the transfer, Neymar underwent a medical examination in Paris this Monday. […]

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