MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for smashing fan’s phone

Conor McGregor was arrested in Miami Beach on Monday after a fan said the Irish mixed martial arts fighter smashed his phone and walked off with the shattered remains, police records show. McGregor was booked into a correctional center on suspicion of robbery and criminal mischief, according to an arrest affidavit. The incident took place… Read More MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for smashing fan’s phone

U.S. women national soccer team files lawsuit against federation over gender discrimination

The U.S. women’s national soccer team sued the U.S. Soccer Federation on Friday with allegations of gender discrimination just three months before they open their World Cup title defense in France. All 28 members of the United States squad were named as plaintiffs in federal court in Los Angeles on International Women’s Day and the… Read More U.S. women national soccer team files lawsuit against federation over gender discrimination

Israel Adesanya defeats Anderson Silva to maintain unbeaten status

The matchup between Anderson Silva and Israel Adesanya was billed as a battle of old vs. new, the greatest striker in UFC history taking on the man anointed as The Next One. Somehow, the battle lived up to the billing, as the 43-year-old Silva coupled fight wisdom with flashes of his former self and made… Read More Israel Adesanya defeats Anderson Silva to maintain unbeaten status

Ten dead, three injured as fire torches training center of Brazilian football club Flamengo

A fire swept through the training center and lodgings of Rio de Janeiro soccer club Flamengo on Friday, killing 10 people, including members of the club’s youth side, firefighters and news reports said. At least three youths aged 14 and 15 were injured in the blaze. All three were taken to the hospital, one of… Read More Ten dead, three injured as fire torches training center of Brazilian football club Flamengo

British police identify body recovered from plane wreckage as Emiliano Sala 

A body retrieved from the wreckage of a crashed plane in the English Channel has been formally identified as Cardiff City’s Argentina-born football player Emiliano Sala, British police said on Thursday. Sala had been flying from his previous club Nantes in western France to Wales on January 21 to make his debut for the Premier… Read More British police identify body recovered from plane wreckage as Emiliano Sala 

Investigators find body in wreckage of Emiliano Sala’s aircraft

Air accident investigators said on Monday they had found the wreckage of the missing aircraft carrying Premier League soccer player Emiliano Sala on the seabed near Guernsey and that a body was visible inside. The 28-year-old Argentina-born forward had been en route from Nantes in western France with pilot David Ibbotson to make his debut… Read More Investigators find body in wreckage of Emiliano Sala’s aircraft