Messi waves to the spectators with his iconic No. 10 Jersey

Let’s Talk About Lionel Messi’s Celebration After Winning El Clasico for Barcelona

What motivated it? And where does it rank among iconic Clasico celebrations? Lionel Messi. Sometimes you want to give context with superlatives and other times it feels redundant. So here are the facts: with a bloody mouth and a black...
Jake Long

Former No. 1 overall pick Jake Long announces his retirement from NFL

Jake Long will always be a part of NFL history, as all No. 1 overall picks are. Long didn’t have the long, productive NFL career expected of him when the Miami Dolphins made him the top pick in 2008, but...
Francisca Ordega

Ordega: African women’s football is on the move

On 3 December last year, something extraordinary happened. Fans started arriving at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde a few hours before dawn for a match with a mid-afternoon start. The stadium was effectively at its 40,000 capacity a...
Lionel Messi go past Real Madrid's left back, Marcelo

Messi mastery brings joy to Barca fans in New York’s El Clasico bash

By Aristo Dotse in New York/Soccernet newspaper The Spanish League’s commercial effort to further promote La Liga in the United States with their last Sunday’s El Clasico bash in New York City was a big success as Lionel Messi...
Arsene Wenger

Wenger hails Arsenal’s mental strength to beat Manchester City 2-1

Arsene Wenger has hailed Arsenal's mental strength to reach the FA Cup final by coming from behind to beat Manchester City 2-1. He defended his decision to stick to the 3-4-3 formation that had already helped the Gunners secure...
Rafael Nadal

Nadal Wins Historic 10th Monte-Carlo Title

Rafael Nadal captured an incredible 10th Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters crown on Sunday in beating fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 in the 76-minute final. Nadal’s 29th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title, one shy of record-holder Novak Djokovic (30),...
Pac Man

Pacquiao says Horn fight will show he’s not done yet

Manny Pacquiao says his July 2 world title bout with Jeff Horn is his chance to tell the boxing world "I'm not done yet." The 38-year-old Pacquiao, an 11-time champion across eight weight divisions and now a member of the...
N'Golo Kante of Chelsea crowned PFA Player of the Year 2017

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante claims PFA Player of the Year Award

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante, who many felt was hard done by in not winning the award during Leicester City’s miraculous title-winning season of 2015-16, was named the 2016-17 PFA Player of the Year on Sunday. With Chelsea six games from...
Messi waves to the spectators with his iconic No. 10 Jersey

‘THE GOAT’ Real Madrid 2 Barcelona 3: Lionel Messi confirms himself as the greatest...

Lionel Messi confirmed himself as the greatest footballer of all time with a stunning last-minute winner in Barcelona’s 3-2 win at Real Madrid on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The Argentine wizard bagged his second of the game with the last...
Messi runs to the touchline to celebrate his 500th Barcelona goals as his last strike steals a win for Barca at the Santiago Bernabeu

La Liga race on after sensational edition of El Clásico

This edition of El Clásico was dramatic and incredible to a wildly entertaining degree, with Barcelona coming back from a late equalizer from 10-man Real Madrid to stun their hosts at the Santiago Bernabeu. A last-second winner from Lionel...