Get ready to dive into a week of exhilarating sports action, where athletes push limits and redefine the game! From record-breaking performances to game-changing decisions, this week has been a rollercoaster ride for sports fans across the globe. Hold on tight as we unveil the most compelling moments that everyone had talking.
1.) Mitchell Marsh defends controversial World Cup photo: Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has defended the controversial photo of him with his feet on the World Cup trophy. Marsh claims he would “probably do it again,” despite the backlash he received from some fans and commentators.
2.) Shreyas Iyer is back in the Test squad, no place for Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara: Shreyas Iyer has earned a recall to the Indian Test squad for the upcoming series against South Africa. However, there was no place for senior players Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara.
3.) India’s tour of South Africa: The door shuts on Cheteshwar Pujara & Ajinkya Rahane: The exclusion of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane from the Indian Test squad for the South Africa tour marks the end of an era for these two veteran batsmen. Their absence signals a changing of the guard in Indian cricket.
1.) Liverpool Power Into Europa League Last 16, Brighton Reach Knockouts: Liverpool secured their spot in the knockout stages of the Europa League with a convincing 3-0 win over LASK. Meanwhile, Brighton also reached the last 16 after a 2-1 victory over Spartak Moscow.
2.) Mohun Bagan ‘No-show’ Gives East Bengal Derby Walkover: East Bengal was awarded a walkover victory in the Kolkata Derby after Mohun Bagan failed to show up for the match. This decision has sparked controversy, with both sides accusing each other of misconduct.
3.) I-League Players Approached For Match Manipulation: AIFF: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is investigating reports that several I-League players have been approached by individuals involved in match-fixing. This is a major blow to the league, which is already struggling to attract sponsors and fans.
1.) Novak Djokovic claims seventh ATP Finals crown: Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic defeated Casper Ruud in the final of the ATP Finals to claim his seventh title at the prestigious event.
2.) Golden State Warriors defeat Los Angeles Clippers in close battle: The Golden State Warriors edged out the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 in a thrilling NBA matchup. Stephen Curry led the way for the Warriors with 33 points.
3.) Dallas Cowboys win over Seattle Seahawks to secure sixth victory in seven games: The Dallas Cowboys continued their impressive run of form with a 41-35 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. Quarterback Dak Prescott threw for three touchdowns in the win.