Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal officially withdraw from Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka, with 24 Grand Slam titles between them, both withdrew from Wimbledon on Thursday with the Spanish star also pulling out of the Tokyo Olympics in a bid "to prolong my career". Rafael Nadal Nadal's snub of the Olympics was later followed by world number five Dominic Thiem also withdrawing from … Continue reading Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal officially withdraw from Wimbledon

Czech Republic crowned winners of Euro 2021

Czech Republic have been crowned European football champions after beating Denmark 3-2 in the final of the delayed Euro 2020 (now Euro 2021), a simulation of the tournament played out on a supercomputer, that analysed teams and their results over the last 20 years, has predicted. Kylian Mbappe The European Championships, which will kick off … Continue reading Czech Republic crowned winners of Euro 2021

Naomi Osaka opens up on mental health issues

The highest-paid female athlete in the world, tennis superstar Naomi Osaka, decided to leave the French Open at the end of May citing her battle with depression and anxiety. Her withdrawal from the tournament created a media frenzy, and divided journalists and fans. But it has also started a conversation about athletes and mental health that … Continue reading Naomi Osaka opens up on mental health issues

Female referees officiate FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for the first time

Stéphanie Frappart and Kateryna Monzul are set to become the first female match officials to take charge of men’s FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers. Frappart will referee the match between the Netherlands and Latvia in Amsterdam on 27 March, while Monzul, for her part, will oversee the encounter between Austria and the Faroe Islands in Vienna … Continue reading Female referees officiate FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for the first time

Breakdancing added to Paris 2024 Olympics

Breakdancing is to make its Olympic debut at the 2024 games in Paris, the International Olympic Committee has announced. The sport, referred to as 'breaking', is confirmed as part of the event programme along with skateboarding, climbing and surfing, which will be retained after debuting at the Tokyo Games in 2021. It was proposed by Paris organisers almost two years ago … Continue reading Breakdancing added to Paris 2024 Olympics

Which jerseys are setting records at sports auction?

Historic jerseys from the careers of Michael Jordan, Colin Kaepernick and former U.S. President Barack Obama set sales records at an auction of sports memorabilia this week, Julien’s Auctions said on Friday. The official National Basketball Association jersey given to Jordan on the day he signed with the Chicago Bulls in 1984 sold for $320,000, … Continue reading Which jerseys are setting records at sports auction?

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US Anti-Doping Agency outlines punishment for athletes

U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law on Friday a bill that lets U.S. justice officials pursue criminal penalties against those involved in doping conspiracies at international events involving American athletes, sponsors or broadcasters. he Rodchenkov Act, named after the whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov who helped expose Russia’s state-sponsored doping, empowers prosecutors to seek fines of … Continue reading US Anti-Doping Agency outlines punishment for athletes

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Pacquiao to fight MMA star McGregor in 2021

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will face former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor in the boxing ring next year, and part of proceeds from the fight will go to coronavirus victims in his country. “For the sake of all the Filipino COVID-19 victims, Senator Manny Pacquiao will be fighting UFC superstar Conor McGregor next year,” … Continue reading Pacquiao to fight MMA star McGregor in 2021

These 20-minute yoga styles can change your life

The style that’s seems to be most popular among the younger generation is Acro Yoga. These are the people that do yoga poses, on top of another person doing yoga. It’s very interesting to watch and takes extreme core strength and concentration to do. Yoga improves your flexibility: Improved flexibility is one of the first and most obvious … Continue reading These 20-minute yoga styles can change your life

Serena Williams writes an emotional Open Letter to Every Woman

Famous tennis player Serena Willams has written an inspiring open letter to all women, calling on the gender to "continue dreaming big." Her aim was on all setbacks standing in the way of every woman, especially female athletes. According to The Guardian, Serena penned this heartfelt letter in an article for Porter Magazine's Incredible Women of … Continue reading Serena Williams writes an emotional Open Letter to Every Woman