Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo (left) gestures as he arrives for a training session at the Football Arena Stadium in Munich on Friday. Associated Press
Top-ranked Belgium and their golden generation face an early reckoning at the European Championship against determined holders Portugal, who clawed their way into the last 16 to set up the potential match of the round on Sunday. The contrast in progress could
England and Portugal both scored five goals while France scored three as they overcame lowly-ranked Kosovo, Andorra and Lithuania in Euro 2020 qualifying on Tuesday.
Coach Fernando Santos on Thursday announced his list of 26 players for next month's tournament, when Ronaldo will be supported by the likes of Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, Diogo Jota and João Félix.
Portugal begin the defence of their European title at Euro 2020 this month boasting a wealth of young attacking talent lining up behind veteran superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. Bernardo Silva, Diogo Jota, Joao Felix and Andre Silva are part of a new wave of attack-minded players
The Sharjah Jiu-Jitsu Cup will be held under the auspices of the Sharjah Sports Council and in cooperation with the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Palms Sports and Team Nogueira Club.
Hania Reggi, general manager of Tennis & Country Club Fujairah, thanked Sheikh Ahmed Bin Hamad Bin Saif Al Sharqi for sponsoring the swimming championship.
Mumbai Indians, armed with big-money signing Cameron Green, will bid for a record-extending sixth title when the Indian Premier League (IPL) starts on Friday, in what could be Chennai veteran MS Dhoni’s swansong. The 16th edition also returns to its pre-Covid glory days, with 74 matches scheduled at 12 venues over eight
Argentina captain Lionel Messi on Tuesday scored his 100th international goal for the reigning world champions as they romped to a 7-0 friendly win over outclassed Curacao. Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi opened the scoring against the Caribbean island minnows on 20 minutes in Santiago del Estero.