Belarusian athlete Andrei Krauchanka stages hunger striker to support jailed compatriots

Decathlete Andrei Krauchanka says that seeing hundreds of people detained for their political views in his native Belarus has been as painful as competing with a torn Achilles tendon. To support those behind bars and aid their families, the 2008 Olympic silver medalist has started a 10-day hunger strike and is auctioning his gold medal… Read More Belarusian athlete Andrei Krauchanka stages hunger striker to support jailed compatriots

Teenage Jordanian boxer Rashed Al-Swaisat dies from brain injury

Teenage Jordanian boxer Rashed Al-Swaisat has died in hospital more than a week after he sustained a brain injury at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) world youth championships in Poland. The 19-year-old Al-Swaisat was taken to hospital on April 16 where he underwent emergency brain surgery after he collapsed during the third round of his… Read More Teenage Jordanian boxer Rashed Al-Swaisat dies from brain injury

Undefeated champion Kamaru Usman demolishes Jorge Masvidal with devastating knockout in UFC261 fight

The reigning and defending welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman delivered a picture-perfect knockout to finish Jorge Masvidal in the second round of their rematch in the UFC 261 main event, to cap off an action-packed night of fights from Jacksonville, Florida. Addressing the raucous audienci the first time in over a year, Kamaru yells “Jacksonville, Florida,… Read More Undefeated champion Kamaru Usman demolishes Jorge Masvidal with devastating knockout in UFC261 fight

Current UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman declares war on longtime contender Jorge Masvidal in sold-out epic rematch battle

It is time for battle once again as Current Welterweight champion Kamaru ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ Usman and American professional mixed martial artist, Jorge ‘Gamebred’ Masvidal prepare for their hugely anticipated sold-out 170-rematch when they face-off for the UFC 261 Welterweight championship title scheduled to take place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida… Read More Current UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman declares war on longtime contender Jorge Masvidal in sold-out epic rematch battle

U.S. celebrity couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez announce separation

Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez and former New York Yankees baseball star Alex Rodriguez called off their engagement because “we are better as friends,” announcing the breakup on Thursday just months after denying their four-year relationship was on the rocks. “We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so,” Lopez,… Read More U.S. celebrity couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez announce separation

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich files lawsuit against publisher, author over claims in book

Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich has sued publishing house HarperCollins over a recent book that reported he purchased England’s Chelsea Football Club at the direction of Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Lawyers for Abramovich, based in London, issued a statement alleging a “number of false and defamatory claims” in “Putin’s People,” a history of Putin’s rule published… Read More Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich files lawsuit against publisher, author over claims in book

U.S. golf legend Tiger Woods hospitalized with multiple injuries following car accident

Golfer Tiger Woods was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday after suffering multiple injuries when his car went off a road and rolled over, requiring the “jaws of life” to extricate him. Woods, 45, was the sole occupant of the dark gray Genesis sport utility vehicle when it crashed at about 7:12 a.m.… Read More U.S. golf legend Tiger Woods hospitalized with multiple injuries following car accident