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
The American football star, Lauren Holiday, famous for helping her team win the 2015 Women's World Cup has had surgery to remove a brain tumour.
Football officials from Thailand and Australia ban chanting at next month's World Cup qualifying match out of respect for the late Thai king.
Russia have named Zabivaka the wolf as their mascot for the 2018 World Cup after receiving 53% of the votes.
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam At the last 5 World Cup meets in a row, Ottesen had picked up gold in the 100 fly, but Hosszu edged her out by hundredths this time with a 56.02 to Ottesen's 56.08. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Hosszu Breaks Ottesen’s 100 Fly Streak On Day 1 of Singapore World Cup
By Braden Keith 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: Kyle Chalmers Sets World Junior Record in 100 Free in Singapore