Skip to Content

National Sports

Copa Libertadores final: Fans arrested in build-up to South America’s biggest club match

By Matias Grez and Duarte Mendonça, CNN (CNN) — CONMEBOL, the governing body of South American football, has condemned “acts of violence and racism” after arrests were made in Rio de Janeiro following clashes on the iconic Copacabana beach ahead of Saturday’s Copa Libertadores final. Argentina’s Boca Juniors play Brazil’s Fluminense in South America’s equivalent

Continue Reading

Coco Gauff advances to the semifinals of the WTA Finals despite conceding 17 double faults in match

By Issy Ronald, CNN (CNN) — Coco Gauff advanced to the semifinals of the WTA Finals with a hard-fought victory over Wimbledon champion Markéta Vondroušová on Friday, despite conceding 17 double faults during the match. The 19-year-old completed an impressive comeback to defeat Vondrousova 5-7 6-7 (7-4) 6-3 and became the first teenager to reach

Continue Reading

Iranian soccer club punished, fined for displaying slain’s commander bust that forced cancelation of match against Saudi team

By Ben Morse, Mostafa Salem and Adam Pourahmadi, CNN (CNN) — Iranian soccer club Sepahan has been punished by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for displaying a bust of a divisive general, who was assassinated by the United States in 2020, which caused the cancelation of a game against a Saudi team. Saudi team Al-Ittihad

Continue Reading

Titans receiver Treylon Burks is ‘alert’ and ‘moving’ after being stretchered off the field as Tennessee loses to Steelers

By Ben Morse, CNN (CNN) — Titans wide receiver Treylon Burks is “alert” and “moving,” Tennessee head coach Mike Vrabel told reporters after his team’s 20-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday Night Football. Burks, 23, was carted off the field at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh after landing hard on the ground trying to

Continue Reading

Alexander Zverev given penalty order and fined $478K by German court over physical abuse allegations against former partner

By Matias Grez and Nadine Schmidt, CNN (CNN) — German tennis star Alexander Zverev has been given a penalty order and fined €450,000 ($478,000) by a Berlin court after being accused of physical abuse against a woman, according to a court statement. Zverev is accused of “physically abusing and damaging the health of a woman during an

Continue Reading

Manchester United just can’t find winning formula under Dutch coach Erik ten Hag as mood around club darkens

By Michael Johnston, CNN (CNN) — Manchester United’s erratic performances in the English Premier League this season, coupled with unconvincing showings in cup competitions and uncertainty over the club’s ownership, have created a perfect storm for one of the world’s biggest clubs. The latest period of turbulence has seen manager Erik ten Hag come under

Continue Reading
Skip to content