Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk poses with his PFA Player of the Year award with PFA Female Player of the Year Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema on Sunday. Associated Press
Liverpool moved back top of the Premier League in dramatic fashion as Toby Alderweireld’s last minute own goal beat Tottenham 2-1 at Anfield while Chelsea narrowly avoided humiliation at Cardiff to hit back and snatch a controversial 2-1 win on Sunday.
Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League as Naby Keita’s goal after just 15 seconds inspired a 5-0 rout of Huddersfield on Friday.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp sounded hopeful that his striker Roberto Firmino, who missed Friday’s 5-0 Premier League win over Huddersfield Town, will be fit to face Barcelona on Wednesday.
Known for her consistent performances, top Emirati rider Nadia Taryam is training hard in Germany with the UAE team for the Nations Cup scheduled to be held in Rabat, Morocco, from Oct.10-13. The Rabat event also serves as an Olympic qualifier. Nadia, whose endless list of accolades includes success
Southampton: Bangladesh boosted their bid to reach the World Cup semi-finals as Shakib Al Hasan’s superb all-round display inspired a 62-run win over Afghanistan on Monday. Shakib’s 51 laid the foundations for Bangladesh to score 262-7 and made him the leading run-scorer in this year’s World Cup.
London: Pakistan find themselves “alive and kicking” in the World Cup despite a disastrous start as coach Mickey Arthur warned his unpredictable team were still gunning for the semi-finals. The 1992 champions were on the brink of elimination after losing three of their first five games, including a bruising
SHARJAH: Flying the UAE flag high again, Lamia Tariq Malallah produced another superb performance on the international stage to bag gold. Known as the UAE’s little wonder, the eight-year-old clinched top honours at the International Rhythmic Gymnastics Youth Cup held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan,