Rwanda and Germany’s top football club, FC Bayern Munich, have signed a deal to boost local football and tourism, but critics have dismissed it as an attempt to "sportswash" the East African nation's poor human rights record.
Briton Daniel Dubois said he felt "cheated out of victory" after his heavyweight world title challenge ended in defeat by Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk on a dramatic night in front of 40,000 boisterous fans in Poland.
Liverpool’s new-look midfield faces a stern examination as the Reds put their Premier League title aspirations to the test at Newcastle on Sunday, while Manchester United aim to kickstart their campaign against Nottingham Forest.
Soccer’s world governing body FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the president of the Spanish football federation (RFEF), Luis Rubiales, after video showed him placing an unwanted kiss on a star player of Spain’s winning World Cup team.
The Spanish soccer federation chief apologised, on Monday, after an unsolicited kiss on player Jennifer Hermoso’s lips during celebrations of the country’s Women’s World Cup victory sparked outrage, with Spain’s second deputy prime minister calling for his resignation.
Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) President Luis Rubiales is facing criticism for giving Spain midfielder Jennifer Hermoso a surprise kiss on the lips after the 33-year-old received her gold medal following the team’s Women’s World Cup final victory over England on Sunday.