Sunday, July 12, 2020
Rio Ferdinand Instagram account on 30/05/2016.
The entire Giuseppe Meazza Stadium was holding their breath as Cristiano Ronaldo was about to score the penalty that would make Real Madrid win the Champions League final. Rio Ferdinand Reaction to Cristiano Ronaldo goal that got Real Madrid winning another Champions League final. In a post-game interview, Cristiano Ronaldo said he asked his coach Zinédine...
2018 World Cup match between Portugal and Iran. Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo by: Mahdi Zare/Fars News Agency.
France is still rejoicing its second World Cup title but on the social media game, results were a bit different. According to Primetag, a platform that measures influence on social networks, Brazil, Portugal, and France, respectively, topped the social media rankings. The unquestioned king of social media at the world cup was Cristiano Ronaldo. Primetag’s technology has dissected the account...
Billy Joel singing the National Anthem before-game 3 in the 2015 World Series
In 2017, it's nearly impossible to find a sporting event of any size that doesn't begin with the singing of the National Anthem. From the smallest high school basketball game to professional baseball's World Series, the officials won't start the game until the assembled crowd has warbled its way through the anthem. But it wasn't always that way. Before World War...
FIFA headquarter in Switzerland. Photo by: MCaviglia.
LONDON (ViaNews) – A new book claims to shoot World Cup bribes back into the penalty area; a streaky, bobbling pass that emerges straight from disgraced former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter. ‘Whatever it takes – The inside story of the FIFA way’ is written by Bonita Mersiades, a whistle-blower who was a senior executive of the Australian FA’s unsuccessful bid...
Dele Alli playing fir England.
England’s apparently smooth progression to the finals of next year’s World Cup has hit an unexpected hurdle following a gesture made by midfielder Dele Alli. The Spurs star raised a single, middle finger in the direction of French referee Clement Turpin during his country’s 2-1 victory at home to Slovenia. The incident occurred during the second half of the match, which...
FIFA World Cup 2010-06-15. Brazil-North Korea. Photo by: Marcello Casal Jr (ABr)
London, UK (ViaNews) - And now we know. The thirty-two teams in the 2018 World Cup have learned their fate following the draw for the group stages. The FIFA brown envelope fest is getting close to reaching the apex of its four-yearly cycle. As for the hosts, Russia, the lowest ranked team in the competition, well it looks...
India's FIFA under 17 soccer tournament.
New Delhi, India (VIAnews) - The official slogan for the first-ever FIFA event to be held in India is ‘Football Takes Over’. Set to take place from October 6th-28th, the Under-17 World Cup will occur in six cities throughout the country. With 24 teams fighting for the trophy, what is about to unfold will certainly be one of the...
Anti-doping Agency of Kenya. Photo: Courtesy Anti-doping Agency of Kenya.
NAIROBI, Kenya (ViaNews) - More and more Kenyan athletes have been found culpable of doping according to a report released by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The report indicates that the outright naivety card was played by athletes in one of world sports’ prohibited dark arts. WADA, in conjunction with the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK), have worked to curb...
Aaron Bates playing for Team Puerto Rico hitting against the Dominican Republic at 2013 Serie del Caribe. Photo by: TooMuchInfo24.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (ViaNews) - The "Caribbean Series" (possibly a reference to the World Series) is an annual event that connects the winners of the national tournaments of the countries in the "Caribbean Professional Baseball Conference (CBPC)": Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Venezuela. Cuba as a guest country, and Colombia, Nicaragua,...

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