Boris Becker has been charged with concealing trophies and medals won during his illustrious tennis career, including two from his three Wimbledon singles victories, from bankruptcy trustees.
Russian military intelligence services were planning a cyber-attack on the Japanese-hosted Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo this summer in an attempt to disrupt the world’s premier sporting event, the UK National Cyber Security Centre has revealed, disclosing a joint operation with the US intelligence agencies.
The Milwaukee Bucks staged a walkout during Wednesday’s NBA playoff game against the Orlando Magic in response to the recent police shooting of a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin, which has resulted in days of unrest.
Lionel Messi has told Barcelona that he wants to leave the club immediately – and on a free transfer. The Argentinian, who according to RAC1 radio had told new manager Ronald Koeman that he felt “more out than in”, has sent a fax to Barcelona informing them of his desire to go.
After nearly six months entangled in the Paraguayan legal system, Ronaldinho is set to be granted his liberty from house arrest on Monday by judges in Asunción.
Immer wenn die Bayern in ihrer Europapokalgeschichte die Partie eindeutig dominiert haben, haben sie das Endspiel verloren, gegen Porto 1987, gegen Aston Villa 1982, gegen United 1999, gegen Chelsea 2012. Wenn es dagegen eine ganz enge Partie war, dann haben die Bayern am Ende den Pokal in den Himmel gestemmt. Das Gesetz besteht weiter. Die Bayern sind die Sieger, und sie sind es, weil sie bei diesem Turnier letztlich das beste Team waren.
When Kingsley Coman stole into space at the far post, he knew that the right ball from Joshua Kimmich could give him the opportunity he had dreamed of. The Champions League final had been tight and tense, with a few chances for either team but, until this point, no clinical edge.
Serena Williams is not concerned that finally breaking through for her record-equaling 24th major singles title at the US Open would be cheapened by the thinned-out field as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Bayern Munich juggernaut rolls on. Hansi Flick’s team are packed with so many attacking weapons that if some of them do not get you, it feels inevitable that another one will. Here, it was Serge Gnabry who inflicted the fatal cuts on Lyon to set up a mouthwatering final with Paris St-Germain on Sunday.
This is what happens when Paris Saint-Germain’s superstars leave their egos at the door, stick to Thomas Tuchel’s plan and play like a proper team. Instead of another choke, serenity fell over the French champions.
Internazionale cruised into the Europa League final with a crushing victory against Shakhtar Donetsk.
Lyon hat die dicke Überraschung geschafft und ist durch ein 3:1 gegen Manchester City ins Habfinale der Champions League eingezogen. Die Franzosen spielten eine gute erste Hälfte, drohten nach der Pause aber den Vorsprung zu verspielen. Doch dann kam Joker Dembelé.
This fall’s college football season has become the latest flashpoint in the debate over the United States' handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Nach der Gala gegen den FC Barcelona haben die internationalen Medien Bayern München gefeiert und die Katalanen zerlegt.
Aaron Judge spent his rookie season in 2017 hitting baseballs in ways no one had done before. The New York Yankees slugger, who would go on to be named American League Rookie of the Year, stood at the top of the game's pantheon of famous faces by wowing fans with his prodigious talent.
Der FC Bayern München hat das Halbfinale der Fußball-Champions League erreicht. Der deutsche Rekordmeister gewann am Freitagabend im Viertelfinale des Final-Turniers in Lissabon gegen den FC Barcelona nach einer beeindruckenden Vorstellung spektakulär mit 8:2 (4:1).
Ein abgefälschter Schuss von Adams hat Leipzig gegen Atletico Madrid das Halbfinale der Champions League beschert. Nach einer ausgeglichenen ersten Halbzeit mussten die Sachsen Mitte der zweiten Hälfte zwar den Ausgleich hinnehmen. Adams' 2:1 besiegelte Madrids Schicksal.
Am Ende seines Lebens besaß der demenzkranke Rudi Assauer, früher Manager des FC Schalke 04, kaum mehr als einen alten Opel. Viel spricht dafür, dass er ausgeplündert wurde.
Die monatelangen Spekulationen über die Zukunft von Jadon Sancho haben vorerst ein Ende. Gleich zum Auftakt des Trainingslagers in der Schweiz schaffte Borussia Dortmund mit einem unerwartet deutlichen Statement Klarheit.
The US Naval Special Warfare Command said Sunday it is investigating a video that showed military working dogs attacking a stand-in wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey during a demonstration at the Navy Seal Museum last year.
Lewis Hamilton has been forced to clarify that he is “not against a vaccine” for Covid-19, after inadvertently sharing an anti-vaxxer post on his Instagram account.
Donald Trump hit the links with football great Brett Favre on Saturday at his golf club in the suburban New Jersey hamlet of Bedminster.
NBA flexes muscle amid partisan attacks
When the Milwaukee Bucks refused to play their playoff game against the Orlando Magic in outrage over the police shooting of Jacob Blake on Wednesday, the NBA — already maligned by some as being too political — took a giant step to the forefront on one of America’s most pressing social issues. Fellow players and athletes from other American sports quickly hailed the historic action, forcing the NBA and other leagues to postpone games over multiple days.
New Barcelona manager
Ronald Koeman is set to be appointed the new Barcelona manager this week to take over from Quique Setién. The former Barcelona player, and assistant manager, will leave his role as Netherlands coach to take over at the Camp Nou in time for the new season. Setién’s days looked numbered even before the humiliating 8-2 defeat against Bayern Munich on Friday and he will leave after seven uncomfortable months. Barcelona finished five points behind Real Madrid in the league and lost to Athletic Bilbao at the quarter-final stage in the Spanish Cup.
LA Kings suspend mascot amid sexual harassment allegations
The Los Angeles Kings have suspended the man who portrays the Kings' "Bailey" lion mascot following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former member of the hockey team's ice crew. Tim Smith, the now-suspended mascot, has also served as a senior manager of game presentation and events for the Kings. A woman who was hired onto the team's ice crew in 2018 filed the suit against Smith, the team, and the Kings owner AEG. The lawsuit is seeking over $1 million in damages, the report added. The woman alleges that Smith made lewd jokes and inappropriate sexual comments before firing her when she confronted and condemned his actions.
Real Madrid youngster Reinier Jesus to joint BVB
Borussia Dortmund are set to sign Real Madrid youngster Reinier Jesus on a one-year loan with an option for another season. The 18-year-old joined Real Madrid in a €30 million transfer from Flamengo in January but has yet to make his senior debut for the La Liga champions. He is now unlikely to make his debut for Los Blancos during the 2021-20 season. Sources confirmed that Dortmund are close to sealing the loan deal for Reinier and he could join his new teammates once they return from their training camp in Switzerland early next week. The agreement will not include a buy option for the Brazil under-23 international.