By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam With just over $15,000 in prize money in Singapore, Katinka Hosszu has passed the $200,000-mark in money earned on the 2016 World Cup series. There are two meets yet to go, along with final points bonuses of up to $100,000. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Hosszu Cracks $200K In Series Earnings At Singapore World Cup
By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam Hungary's Katinka Hosszu and Russia's Vladimir Morozov have all but locked up their wins on the FINA World Cup tour for 2016, outscoring all opponents in Singapore to gain Cluster 3 points leads with two meets to go. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Morozov, Hosszu Jump To Early Cluster 3 Leads At Singapore World Cup
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam 2016 FINA WORLD CUP – SINGAPORE Friday, October 21st-Sunday, October 22nd OCBC Aquatic Centre, Singapore Prelims 10.00 AM, Finals 7.30 PM, local time Point... Read the full story on SwimSwam: WATCH: Race Videos From The 2016 FINA World Cup – Singapore
DUBLIN, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has signed a two-year contract extension to stay on until the end of the 2019 World Cup, the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) said on Monday.
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt agrees a contract extension and will stay in charge until the end of the World Cup in 2019.
World Cup Skateboarding has shared this video of last week’s Vans Amateur Combi Pool Classic filmed by Dan Bourqui. Bowlriding’s future looks bright. Final Results 16 and Over 1st Iago Magalhaes 22 Curitiba, Brazil- $2000 2nd Matt Wilcox 16 Simi Valley, CA – $1400 3rd Travis Rivera 16 Encinitas, CA – $800 4th Hericles Fagundes […]
MOSCOW, Oct 23 (Reuters) - World number 36 Pablo Carreno Busta came back from a set down and an ankle injury to win the Kremlin Cup on Sunday, beating Italian Fabio Fognini 4-6 6-3 6-2 in the final.
By James M. Dorsey Pressured by human rights and trade union activists leveraging Qatar's exposure as a World Cup host and influenced by subtle changes sparked by popular Arab revolts in recent years, young Qataris are pushing the envelope,...Show More Summary
Doha (AFP) – Qatar’s World Cup organisers have announced that a worker employed in the construction of one of the stadiums for the 2022 tournament has died in a “work-related” incident. It is the first time World Cup organisers in Qatar have announced a work-related death in regard to the tournament. Show More Summary
Wolf ‘Zabivaka’ chosen as World Cup 2018 mascot - originally posted on Soccerlens.com A wolf, named ‘Zabivaka’, is the mascot for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Zabivaka means ‘one who scores’ in Russian, and the wolf beat off competition from a cat and a tiger in a cosmonaut suit. Show More Summary
By Kevin Gast on SwimSwam Mykhailo Romanchuk of Ukraine broke Gregorio Paltrinieri’s 1500-meter World Cup record earlier today at the Singapore stop of the 2016... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Mykhailo Romanchuk breaks Paltrinieri’s 1500 World Cup Record
Marcello Lippi has been appointed manager of China, per the Associated Press (h/t the Guardian). T he Chinese Football Association confirmed the 68-year-old's new position on Saturday. Lippi, who won the 2006 FIFA World Cup with Italy,...Show More Summary
Watch live on the FINA YouTube Channel: Day 2 of the 7th event of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2016 in Singapore.
It’s been a hot minute since we’ve heard of any more pro surfers riding Kelly Slater’s wave pool. It’s understandable, because the 11-time world champ has been dominating the Ryder’s Cup, hosting political art shows and giving away sessions to his wave pool to two lucky surfers. Show More Summary
Former Italy manager Marcello Lippi - who won the World Cup in 2006 - is named the new manager of China.
Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova has reached the No. 2 world ranking, and collected two slam titles at the U.S. and French opens. Coming into this week the veteran was told she needed to win the Kremlin Cup in her home country to qualify for the year-end WTA Finals, and she responded.
Moscow (AFP) – Russia has chosen a goggled wolf as mascot for the 2018 World Cup. The wolf, unveiled to the public early Saturday after a month of online voting, prevailed over a cat and a tiger dressed in a space suit after receiving...Show More Summary
Buenos Aires (AFP) – Lionel Messi was named in Argentina’s squad for their heavyweight World Cup clash against bitter rivals Brazil on Friday having missed the last three fixtures through injury. Messi had been sidelined from international...Show More Summary
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Chelsea star Oscar misses out but Brazil include the Real Madrid pair of Marcelo and Casemiro for the crunch clash next month with old rivals Argentina in World Cup qualifying. Coach Tite on Friday named a strong 24-man squad for the games at home to Argentina on November 10 and away in Peru five days later. Show More Summary
The ancient Indian sport of kabaddi is undergoing a revolution. For centuries it was only played on dusty fields in backcountry villages, but the launch of the Pro Kabaddi League in 2014 has transformed it from an antiquated pastimeShow More Summary