Paul Pogba says ‘question mark’ remains over his future at Manchester United

Paul Pogba has re-opened the uncertainty over his future at Manchester United after saying this question mark remains Paul Pogba has re-opened the uncertainty over his future at Manchester United after saying a question mark remains. The midfielder was pivotal in The Fiver: sign up and get our daily football email.

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch in Saudi Arabia draws criticism

(CNN)The decision to stage the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia has drawn heavy criticism from human rights group Amnesty International. Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, videos and features Saudi Arabia has hosted a number of fights in recent times, including Amir Khan’s win over Billy Dib and Callum Smith’s World Boxing Super Series victory against George Groves. It also welcomed the opening race of the 2018-19 Formule E season, motorsport’s all-electric race series, and will stage the world’s richest horse race — with a prize purse of $20 million — next year. However, the middle east country’s “abysmal human rights record” has been called into question by Amnesty International UK, which urged Joshua to …

‘Denied work for 889 days’: Colin Kaepernick says he’s set on NFL return

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is not ready to give up on an NFL career, saying hes still ready after two full seasons on the sidelines Colin Kaepernick last played in Week 17 of the 2016 season, but the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is not ready to give up on an NFL career. In a post from his Twitter account on Wednesday, Kaepernick wrote: 5am. 5 days a week. For 3 years. Still Ready. Kaepernick, 31, shared a corresponding video in which he says hes been denied work for 889 days. He shows off a football-ready physique and appears to be closer to his playing weight listed by the 49ers at 230lbs than he was in the middle …

The NFL’s plan for an 18-game season: when ego and greed collide

The league expects to make $25bn a year by 2027. And its plans to get there show little regard for players, fans or broadcasters Even in the deeply cynical world of pro football, the NFLs latest plot to expand to an 18-game schedule rings as a blatant cash grab at the expense of its fans, broadcast partners and the health of its players. The recent proposal is as brazen as it is foolish. In short: the league has pitched an idea to host an 18-game season but limit the number of individual games each player can play to 16. Yes. You read that right. The league wants to hold a competitive, multi-billion-dollar competition that would see its best, most marketable …

Colin Kaepernick said he’s been working out at 5 a.m., 5 days a week for 3 years. He’s ready to play football.

(CNN)Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been out of work for more than 800 days. But he says he’s never stopped being ready to play football. A number of quarterbacks have been signed to NFL teams, but Kaepernick remains unsigned. Preseason begins Thursday night for most NFL teams. In the video, the words: “Denied work for 889 days,” flashes across the screen. “5 a.m., five days a week, for three years. Still ready,” says Kaepernick, who played for the 49ers for six years. Attempts by CNN to contact representatives for Kaepernick and the National Football League Players Association were unsuccessful. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

A Belgian cyclist dies after crashing in the Tour de Poland

(CNN)Tragedy struck the Tour de Poland on Monday, when cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht died after a crash. Lambrecht went pro in 2018 when he joined Lotto-Soudal and was considered up and coming talent in the cycling world. The Tour de Poland is a seven-day race that usually covers between 600 and 700 miles. It’s part of the men’s World Tour for cycling, which also includes the Tour de France. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Yorkshire bridge collapse threatens world road cycling championships route

A Yorkshire road, which featured in the Grand Dpart of the 2014 Tour de France, is impassable after Grinton Moor Bridge collapsed because of floodwaters Organisers of the Road World Championships in Yorkshire seem certain to be forced to change the route of the mens elite race after a bridge was Grand Dpart in 2014, and the route of the elite mens road race was designed to echo that. Starting in Leeds, the route takes in both the Buttertubs climb near Hawes and Grinton Moor before looping back south to the finishing circuit in Harrogate. The elite mens road race, Sign up to The Recap, our weekly email of editors picks.

Miami Marlins apologise for blaming rival Rays for death of Steve Irwin

The Miami Marlins have said sorry after their official Twitter account blamed their cross-state rivals, the Tampa Bay Rays, for the death of TV presenter Steve Irwin The Miami Marlins have said sorry after their official Twitter account blamed their cross-state rivals, the Tampa Bay Rays, for the death of TV presenter Steve Irwin. Floridas two Major League Baseball teams have just finished a two-game series, which was swept by the Rays. The teams Twitter accounts had been engaged in a back-and-forth during the series, until the Marlins decided to change the subject from baseball to Australian conservationists. yOURE LITERALLY THE ANIMAL THAT KILLED STEVE IRWIN LOG OFF, read a statement on the Marlins Twitter account on Sunday. Irwin was …

Murky waters: few to emerge unscathed from Shayna Jack doping case | Richard Parkin

The adverse finding damns all parties including the athlete, Swimming Australia and Asada It could be meat, it could be mushrooms, it could be anything. It could be something in a bottle. This was the explanation offered by Shayna Jacks manager, Phil Stoneman, as to the possible source of inadvertent contamination that Dean Capobiancos steak, or issue a specific warning about it to athletes last year. Swimming Australias handling of the failed drug test has also been found wanting. Adherence to a confidentiality agreement between SA and Asada was the defence offered to explain the governing bodys failure to immediately publicise Jacks adverse test finding a claim even some Australian swimming coaches, might call it hypocritical. Especially from a nation …

Dillian Whyte provisionally suspended by WBC over drugs test findings

The heavyweights test returned an adverse finding before his win over scar Rivas and could face a lengthy suspension Dillian Whyte has been provisionally suspended by the World Boxing Council pending an investigation into an adverse finding in a drugs test that took place before his July 26, 2019 Last week Whyte Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Not one of the Fortnite World Cup’s 100 finalists was a woman. Why? | Keith Stuart

The esports industry must avoid replicating the sexism that blights other sports, says the gaming and tech journalist Keith Stuart This weekend the best latest figures from the Entertainment Software Association show that 46% of gamers are women a figure reflected in several other recent studies. The female audience for figures collected by Nielsen suggest that almost a quarter of the pro gaming audience is female, and in some parts of the world its much higher. So why arent we seeing that reflected in the Fortnite World Cup? The easy answer is because no women qualified. The heats were entirely open and held online over 10 weeks more than 40m players competed with no restrictions on age or gender. The …

David Ortiz has been released from the hospital after being shot in the Dominican Republic

(CNN)Former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been released from a Boston hospital, more than a month after a gunman shot him in the back in the Dominican Republic, a Red Sox spokeswoman said. After Ortiz underwent surgery in the Dominican Republic, he was flown to Boston, where he was admitted at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Ortiz had at least two other surgeries since he was transferred to the Boston hospital. His wife had said he had been “recovering well and is in good spirits.” The hospital declined to comment on Ortiz’s release on Saturday. Authorities in the Dominican Republic say Ortiz was not the intended target of the shooting. A friend of Ortiz — who shared …

Dalilah Muhammad breaks 16-year-old world record at US track and field championships

(CNN)Dalilah Muhammad shattered a 16-year-old record in 400 meter hurdles at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Iowa Sunday. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Max Verstappen wins thrilling German GP after Lewis Hamilton error

Max Verstappens Red Bull won the F1 German Grand Prix in treacherous wet conditions after Lewis Hamilton made an error while leading What was supposed to have been a homecoming celebration for Mercedes turned to ashen-faced defeat rarely experienced in their dominance of Formula One over the past five years. During that time the German team have stood astride the sport almost as deities but under foreboding, grey skies the team principal, Toto Wolff, was moved to apocalyptic imagery, describing it as an armageddon weekend. Red Bulls Max Verstappen took the win, as impressive and controlled a drive as the 21-year-old has delivered in his career, in treacherous conditions that caught out drivers far older and more experienced. He did …

‘We’re going backwards’: Eric Reid will kneel for anthem in upcoming NFL season

Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid, the first player to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick, said he will continue to protest during the national anthem in an interview published on Sunday. I havent seen that happen. At a time when the President of the United States Taking a knee: two years on, where does the NFL stand? video explainer In May 2018, Reid filed a collusion grievance against the NFL alleging he had been kept out of the league due to his political stance. He eventually signed for the Panthers in September after the season had started. Kaepernick, however, remains without a team, and some believe he would be too much of a distraction for any team that signed him. However, Reid …

Youre a loser, Im a winner: Sun Yang hits out after being snubbed by Scott

Adam Peaty has backed the decision by British bronze medallist Duncan Scott to snub Sun Yang on the podium at the swimming world championships in Gwangju Adam Peaty has backed the decision by the British bronze medallist Duncan Scott to snub Sun Yang on the podium on Tuesday after the controversial Chinese swimmers victory in the 200m freestyle at the world championships in Gwangju. Sun, who is swimming in Gwangju despite the court of arbitration for sport preparing to hear a doping case against him in September, was handed the win when the Lithuanian Danas Rapsys was disqualified for a false start. Scott congratulated the silver medallist Katsuhiro Matsumoto of Japan and the Russian Martin Malyutin, who finished in the …