Sportsman who bit head off live chicken faces legal action

Brigitte Bardot foundation says video of Basque pelota player Bixente Larralde is sickening Animal rights campaigners say they will sue a sporting champion for animal cruelty after he was filmed biting the head off a live cockerel during a dinner with friends. The Brigitte Bardot foundation said the actions of the Basque pelota player Bixente Larralde were shocking and sickening. In the brief video apparently made in June, a smiling Larralde is seen sitting at a table with several wine bottles and a cockerel. Larralde grabs the bird and, as it struggles, bites off its head, which he then spits out. Daniel Raposo from the BB foundation said the organisations lawyers had been instructed to sue. We must absolutely highlight …

U.S. Womens National Soccer Team Beats England, Advances to World Cup Final

The United States womens national soccer team defeated Englands Lionesses in the World Cup semifinal matchup in Lyon, France, on Tuesday, and will now advance to the World Cup final this Sunday. The U.S. women scored two goals and conceded one goal. The nail-biting game saw England briefly tied with the U.S. about 70 minutes in, until the goal, scored by Ellen White, the anchor of Englands offense, was called as off-sides. The results are a marked improvement for the U.S. since the last time they faced England, when the teams played to a 2-2 draw, but unsurprising for anyone following the American squads dominant performance throughout this World Cup. Megan Rapinoe, the teams purple-maned captain, surprisingly was Christen Press …

Wendie Renards twice-taken penalty pushes France past Nigeria

France completed a perfect three wins from three in Group A with a 1-0 victory over Nigeria thanks to a re-taken penalty by Wendie Renard A furious Nigeria manager, Thomas Dennerby, claimed the officials had ruined the match after Wendie Renards retaken penalty following a double VAR check ensured France progress to the last 16 having topped Group A. Nigerias hopes of a third-place finish now hang by a thread. If I gave you honest opinions, they would probably send me home, he said, bluntly. When asked about his teams performance, he replied: My players are heroes. The France manager, Corinne Diacre, was pleased to benefit from the referee following the letter of the law. There are new rules so …