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Eintracht Frankfurt win Europa League final

Eintracht Frankfurt win Europa League final

Eintracht Frankfurt won their first European title in 42 years by beating Rangers in Wednesday's UEFA Europa League final in Seville. Frankfurt, who also won this tournament when it was called the UEFA Cup in 1980, had to come from …

Drake mentions Alexander Ovechkin in his new verse

Drake mentions Alexander Ovechkin in his new verse

Canadian rapper Drake has collaborated with Future since 2011, and their most recent songs have topped the charts and amassed a large number of streams. So it’s only natural that Future would include Drake on his upcoming …

Brazil's Pele back in hospital

Brazil's Pele back in hospital

Brazilian soccer great Pele returned to hospital on Monday as he continues to receive treatment for cancer, Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital said in a medical note on Tuesday. Edson Arantes do Nascimento's clinical condition …

Anatoly Banishevsky memorial tournament held in USA

Anatoly Banishevsky memorial tournament held in USA

New York hosted the 8th tournament in memory of the legendary Soviet football player, the Baku Neftchi team's captain, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR Anatoly Banishevsky. Six teams took part in the competition. The …

Iran and Qatar discuss cooperation on World Cup 2022

Iran and Qatar discuss cooperation on World Cup 2022

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi held talks over the phone on Monday with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to discuss cooperation between the two countries during this year's World Cup tournament in Qatar. Raisi wished …

Iran can be excluded from 2022 World Cup

Iran can be excluded from 2022 World Cup

There is an extremely remote possibility Italy could be promoted to the 2022 World Cup if Iran is excluded for banning women from the stadium. The theory was floated by Sport Mediaset, followed by Sky Sport Italia and Sportitalia, but …

Iran again bans women from football stadium

Iran again bans women from football stadium

Iran has once again denied women entry to a football stadium to watch an international match, leaving hundreds of ticketed fans locked out, Iranian media said. The World Cup qualifier against Lebanon on Tuesday night, won 2-0 by Iran, …

Russian recognized as official language of FIFA

Russian recognized as official language of FIFA

FIFA has introduced Russian as the official language in the organization. According to RIA Novosti, this decision was made at a meeting of the FIFA Congress in Qatar. In addition to this, the Congress did not consider the …

Portugal and Poland qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup

Portugal and Poland qualify for Qatar 2022 World Cup

Portugal and Poland claimed their spots at the 2022 World Cup finals with 2-0 wins over North Macedonia and Sweden. Portugal's Bruno Fernandes scored twice as they beat stubborn visitors North Macedonia 2-0 to qualify for the World …

Saudi Arabia reach 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Saudi Arabia reach 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Saudi Arabia qualified for the 2022 World Cup on Thursday without even playing a game thanks to Japan’s 2-0 win over Australia in Sydney. Two late goals from Kaoru Mitoma not only gave Japan a deserved win after an entertaining …

Kvaratskhelia leaves Rubin and becomes Dinamo player

Kvaratskhelia leaves Rubin and becomes Dinamo player

Midfielder of the Georgian national football team Khvicha Kvaratskhelia left the "Rubin" Kazan and moved to the "Dinamo" Batumi. This is stated in a message released by the press service of the Georgian team. …

Abramovich in talks to buy Turkish football club

Abramovich in talks to buy Turkish football club

Russian billionaire and former Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is in talks to take over Turkish Süper Lig club Göztepe, according to media reports. Turkish media claimed that official negotiations between Göztepe club …

Turkey submits bid to host UEFA Euro 2028

Turkey submits bid to host UEFA Euro 2028

The Turkish Football Federation (TFF) on Wednesday confirmed it has submitted an application with UEFA to host the Euro 2028. The "Expression of Interest" comes on deadline day as the football associations of England, Northern …

Barcelona comeback leaves Galatasaray out of Europa League

Barcelona comeback leaves Galatasaray out of Europa League

Barcelona fought back to win 2-1 at Galatasaray on Thursday and advance to the Europa League quarter-finals 2-1 on aggregate after a scoreless draw in the first leg. Brazilian defender Marcão gave the Turkish side the …