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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal star is recovering from malaria

The striker returned to Gabon at the end of March to face DR Congo in a qualifying match for the Africa Cup of Nations. He then returned to England and played Liverpool in the Premier League and Slavia Prague in the first leg of the Europa League quarter-final. After appearing below his usual form, he […]

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Martin Braithwaite spent time in a wheelchair as a child; now he’s Lionel Messi’s winger at Barcelona

Between the ages of five and seven, Braithwaite suffered from Legg-Calvé-Perthes, a hip disorder that could have resulted in deformities of the femur. “I remember feeling like, how can you say … embarrassment … being different. You didn’t want that kind of attention.” Despite his physical limitations, Braithwaite was still dreaming. Dreaming of a future […]

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Netflix: female stars of ‘the Short Game’ documentary help change golf

The year is 2012 and the stars of the show are 1,500 seven- and eight-year-old golf prodigies representing 60 different countries, all vying for a chance to become a US Children’s World Champion on the dreaded Pinehurst Course. . Upon its release in 2013, Augusta National had just accepted its first two female members the […]

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2021 Wisden Almanack: English cricket criticized for stopping on his knees amid fight against racism

Wisden Cricketers’ Almanac editor-in-chief Lawrence Booth wrote in his notes for the 2021 edition of the book that the sport has “lost its temper” over time. The England and West Indies cricket teams both knelt down on July 8 last year following the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in […]

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PSG show ‘fight’ to knock out Bayern Munich in Champions League quarter-finals

Despite a 1-0 defeat in the return leg, PSG secured their place in the semi-finals this year on away goals (3-3 in total) and showed a maturity that may have been lacking in previous campaigns. While the top three of Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Angel Di Maria are undeniably one of the best forward lines […]

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Erling Haaland destined to ‘break lots of records’, says Norwegian great Erik Thorstvedt

Thorstvedt, a former Norwegian international goalkeeper who represented Tottenham Hotspur in the 80s and 90s, lived in the same neighborhood as Haaland; his son would even line up against a side that featured the Borussia Dortmund striker, now among the best forwards in European football. “There was that game in Norway where he scored four […]

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Rachael Blackmore: ‘If you have the talent, you will have the opportunity,’ says Grand National winner

“I had some cake left from last night,” she told CNN Sport’s Amanda Davies. “And it was in the colors, green and gold, so very special for me, obviously. “Not exactly the breakfast of an athlete you’d expect, but today was a special occasion.” After a whirlwind of a few days, the 31-year-old from County […]

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Former NBA star’s daughter Trinity Rodman makes NWSL debut

The 18-year-old, who became the youngest player ever drafted to the league as a second overall pick in 2021, entered in the 55th minute for Kumi Yokoyama and scored five minutes later with a clean finish. Yokoyama opened the scoring for Spirit but Kristen Hamilton answered for the hosts. Jessica McDonald and Merritt Mathias struck […]

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Steph Curry becomes Golden State Warriors’ all-time goalscorer

Curry scored 53 points – the ninth 50-point game of his career – as the Warriors beat the Denver Nuggets 116-107 at the Chase Center on Monday. Having started the game 18 points short of Chamberlain’s total, Curry won the record in the first quarter and went on to score 30 points in the first […]

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The Masters: Hideki Matsuyama’s youngest bowing respectfully to Augusta symbolizes emotional victory for proud Japan

But following Sunday’s success, another image also went viral: Matsuyama’s caddy Shota Hayafuji retrieves the flag from the 18th hole flag as a souvenir, then turns to face the fairway, removing his hat and bow down as a sign of respect for the famous course of Augusta. In Japanese culture, the bow originated as a […]

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