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Naomi Osaka keen to carry on crusade against racial injustice

kriralok desk: Japan’s Naomi Osaka says she wants to spread awareness about racial injustice after the former US Open champion walked onto court with a mask bearing the name of Breonna Taylor on Monday. Osaka, who moved to the United States as a three-year-old, has seven separate masks with her at Flushing Meadows and hopes to wear a different one ...

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Neymar, Nike part ways after 15 years

kriralok desk: Nike said Saturday it had parted ways with Neymar, ending one of its most high-profile sponsorship deals a decade and a half after signing the star striker as a 13-year-old prodigy. “I can confirm Neymar is no longer a Nike athlete,” a spokesman for the US sportswear giant, Josh Benedek, said in an email to AFP, without giving ...

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Anderson Silva to call time on MMA career

kriralok desk: After 23 hard-fought years in MMA, legend Anderson Silva is ready to call it quits following his October swansong with Uriah Hall, the No. 9-ranked fighter in the UFC’s stellar middleweight division. The Brazilian-born Silva, who at the age of 45-year-old is the oldest fighter currently on the UFC roster, holds the record for the longest UFC title ...

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Djokovic and Serena have records in their sights

kriralok desk: The second grand slam of 2020 gets underway on Monday as a very different US Open begins in New York. The coronavirus pandemic means there will be players skipping the tournament, fans not allowed into the venue and strict protocols put in place for those who have chosen to take part. Defending men’s champion Rafael Nadal will not ...

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Virgil van Dijk injury raises concerns over Liverpool workload

kriralok desk: The season has not yet begun and Liverpool have their first injury worry, highlighting the concern that a belated end to the 2019-20 season and a short close-season recuperation period will mean the treatment rooms will be full of crocked players across the Premier League this season. During a friendly match against RB Salzburg on Tuesday, star Liverpool ...

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Bayern rule out Messi

kriralok desk: Bayern Munich will not be rivalling Manchester City and Inter for Lionel Messi as the German champions insists they cannot afford him. Barcelona captain Messi, 33, appears set to leave the Blaugrana after 19 years with the club following his decision to inform them on Tuesday of his desire to depart. He is said to have a clause ...

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Chris Rogers named Victoria head coach

kriralok desk: Former Australia test opener Chris “Buck” Rogers was named head coach of Victoria on Wednesday, charged with returning the powerhouse state to the top of Sheffield Shield cricket.Rogers, who was handed a two-year deal, scored more than 25,000 first-class runs, including 2,000 as first-choice opener for the test side after a recall late in his career, before retiring ...

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FIFA revises rules on releasing players

kriralok desk: Clubs will not be obliged to release their players for duty in September’s international window if it will mean a period of quarantine. FIFA has revised its rules after consultation with UEFA, whose member associations are involved in next month’s international friendlies and Nations League matches. With the COVID-19 crisis still affecting daily life across the planet, football’s ...

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Umar Akmal files appeal in CAS

kriralok desk: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal on Thursday filed an appeal in the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Lausanne to overturn his 18-month ban for not reporting corrupt approaches. The development comes right after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) appealed in the CAS against the reduction of a three-year ban on Akmal by an independent adjudicator. Umar was ...

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Maitlan Brown earns maiden call-up for New Zealand series

kriralok desk: Australia have named an 18-member squad for their three-match ODI and three-match T20I series against New Zealand Women in September. Maitlan Brown, the allrounder, has received her maiden call-up to the squad with Tayla Vlaeminck still unavailable for selection. Ellyse Perry, who has been included in the side after suffering a hamstring injury during the World Cup, will ...

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