Qatar to maintain alcohol ban during World Cup

Football fans flocking to watch the 2022 World Cup will not be allowed to consume alcohol publicly in Qatar, tournament organisers have confirmed.

“There will be no alcohol consumption on the streets, squares and public places and that is final,” Hassan Al-Thawadi, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee, the organisation responsible for World Cup preparations, […]

Home Run Derby winners crowned

The winners of Naval Submarine Base New London’s (SUBASE) Men’s Home Run Derby hoist their trophies at the conclusion of the tournament, Aug. 8. Pictured from left to right are Zack Taylor of team Bomb Squad who came in second with 5 home runs, the champion of the tournament, Karl Meyer of Team Colorado, who […]

Hunt on for missing British Open trophy

The Stanley Wainwright ‘Best Soloist’ Memorial award has been presented at the event since 1990 and commemorates the former contest controller’s dedication and commitment to the British Open.

Over the years it has been won by many of the banding movement’s finest instrumentalists, and this year it was won by Helen Williams (above) of the […]

2017 NFL Draft updated big board

It’s time for another update to my overall prospect rankings for the 2017 NFL Draft. This time around, I’m expanding my big board from 50 to 75 prospects, the top half of which is dominated by defense and the SEC.

1. Myles Garrett | EDGE | Texas A&M Garrett stays at the top of my […]

England’s World Cup 2018 qualifying fixtures in full

Sam Allardyce has been appointed England’s new manager charged with the task of restoring national pride. And he certainly has his work cut out.

The 61-year-old will oversee his first game later this summer – during an international friendly that is yet to be announced – but the business really begins in September.

The Three […]

How some Middle East countries are ‘buying’ Olympic medals

If you watched Olympic track and field on Monday, you might have seen Ruth Jebet of Bahrain win the country’s first-ever Olympic gold medal, in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase.

The NBCSN television announcer described the 19-year-old as running for Bahrain for “financial reasons,” because she was born and raised in Kenya, and still lives and […]

Five things we learned during NBA Finals

You’re rarely going to get 100 percent clearance on anything. The NBA would have to hand select and hermetically seal its fan base, and even then the occasional rodent hair or pest dropping would sneak in. But by and large, there is no longer any basis for people to nitpick at LeBron James as one […]

England looking forward to 2018 Worldcup

The draw for World Cup 2018 qualifying has been made but what might England’s side look like by then?

Although Jack Butland could challenge if he takes the opportunity presented to him following Asmir Begovic’s departure from Stoke, as long as Joe Hart maintains his position in the Manchester City goal it’s difficult to see […]

Middle East ready to host Olympics

Doha and Dubai are capable of hosting the Middle East’s first Olympic Games and the region would simply have to trust itself to deliver a great event in the face of doubt and criticism, the president of the Olympic Council of Asia has told Reuters.

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, who also heads the powerful Association […]

Tabela Copa do Mundo 2018

A zona sul-americana para a Copa do Mundo FIFA de 2018 está sendo disputada pelas dez seleções afiliadas a Confederação Sul-Americana de Futebol (CONMEBOL) competindo por 4 vagas diretas, mais uma vaga na repescagem.

A estrutura da qualificação é a mesma das cinco edições anteriores. As dez equipes jogam partidas entre si de ida e […]

Fan Fest 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Football fans coming from Russia and all over the world now know exactly where to gather when looking for a joyful, friendly and unique environment to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ matches. The FIFA Fan Fest™ venues located in the eleven host cities have today been revealed following the Board Meeting of the Local […]

Dakar Rally Hits New Highs in Bolivia’s Salt Flats

The drama of stage four in Jujuy province, Argentina, is still on everyone’s minds as the aftermath of crashes, heroism and wipeouts sinks in.

 

Factory KTM rider Laia Sanz was hailed as a hero after she stopped racing to help competitor Pela Renet after he fell from his bike and lost consciousness.

 

“Helping […]

2022 FIFA World Cup

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international men’s football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Qatar in 2022, the first one after the World Cup Rusia 2018. Qatar would […]