Unfortunately, Aboubakar wasn’t able to properly celebrate his glorious lob of Serbia goalkeeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic because the assistant referee raised his flag for offside straight away. But video assistant referee Mohamed Al Hammadi ensured one of the best-taken goals of the tournament wouldn’t be wasted by checking the replays and finding Aboubakar had timed his run to perfection. Brazil’s World Cup clash with Switzerland was briefly suspended just before half-time after the stadium floodlights turned off and plunged the stadium into darkness. The bizarre moment occurred shortly before half-time, just as Brazil were preparing to take a corner in their bid to break the deadlock at Stadium 974.
Entering Saturday, the USC Trojans needed some help to be considered as a College Football Playoff team – they got everything they wanted. Doug Edert, who starred for Saint Peter’s before transferring to Bryant, was involved in an altercation with Syracuse’s Judah Mintz on Saturday. Wimbledon will reportedly be reconsidering and altering their all-white undergarment rule, which has been a talking point for female players due to fear of menstruation. UFC fighter Israel Adesanya was arrested Tuesday at JFK Airport, days after losing his middleweight title belt to Alex Pereira, after TSA found metal knuckles in his luggage.
U.S. Soccer angered Iran by posting a doctored Iranian flag on social media. The American players and their coach said they had nothing to do with it. Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar scored one of the most eye-catching goals of the World Cup – but only with the help of VAR.
Football fans in Doha caught a first glimpse of this year’s World Cup winner’s trophy. Indiana women’s basketball coach Teri Moren expressed her displeasure with some of the conditions she and the other teams had to face at the Las Vegas Invitational. Eight-time European Tour winner Jon Rahm is no fan of the new changes implemented by the Official World Golf Ranking system in August, which seemingly favors field size over competition.
And at the weekend, the squad headed out for a gentle stroll in the Qatari heat to unwind. RAINBOW PROTEST Portugal and Uruguay clash halted after protester with rainbow flag runs on THE WORLD CUP clash came to a stop shortly after the break when the incident occurred. One is rocking a blonde quiff, others are sporting dungarees… As fans across the world pick their favourites, dark horses and surprise packages among the minnows, SofaScore has raised the stakes in the pre-tournament discussion with a free predictor game. Whyte and Joshua have regularly clashed during their careers, and the former world champion was ringside to watch his fellow Brit take on Franklin in London on Saturday night. Gareth Southgate has called on England’s stars to produce their best performance yet against Wales on Tuesday as he admits to needing to ‘balance’ his World Cup team selection.
Kenny Pickett delivered a clutch performance to help the Pittsburgh Steelers to a victory Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. BBC Sport’s football expert Chris Sutton gives his predictions for the final round of group games at the World Cup.
Sportsmail’s MATT BARLOW pens his latest World Cup diary from Doha. Footage filmed from the team’s journey to the stadium showed traffic slowing down with the police car involved in the escort receiving a bump from behind from the Swiss team bus. England star midfielders Declan Rice and Kalvin Phillips have พนันบอลออนไลน์ฟรี both issues their public backing for Phil Foden to star for the Three Lions at the World Cup ahead of Tuesday’s clash with Wales. With a jam-packed schedule in the lead up to the tournament, many games were postponed, with midweek evenings already bookmarked for Champions League and cup competitions.
Local hero Hidayat Heydarov was on fire all day on the way to his Gold Medal. He was joined by fellow countrymen, Saied Mollaei, who won his first Gold in 3 years and brought the Azerbaijan tally to 3 Gold medals. This drove the home-crowd wild with joy at the Heydar Aliyev stadium. The matches will be played in February and March next year.
Get the big sports news, highlights and analysis from Times journalists, with distinctive takes on games and some behind-the-scenes surprises, delivered to your inbox every week. The coach whipped his phone out while his colleagues consoled Son, snapped a selfie of the pair and then walked off. It came after Ghana beat South Korea in another breathless game at the World Cup, with the African side blowing a 2-0 lead and then nudging back in front in the second half.
They are Qatar’s loudest fans, but they’re not from Qatar. A mosaic of photographs once decorated Qatar’s showpiece stadium in Lusail. With matches on a 30-second delay, China’s television network is able to replace crowd shots with close-ups of coaches.