Ali Al-Hamadi interview: AFC Wimbledon’s Iraqi Scouser making light work of League Two | Football News

Before he signed for AFC Wimbledon in January, Ali Al-Hamadi had played just 26 games in professional football. Take away the 13 games he played on loan at National League Bromley in 2021/22 and he had played a grand total of 13 times for Wycombe under Gareth Ainsworth, including just one start in Sky Bet…

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IOC waives residency, giving Kayla Sanchez green light to chase Paris medal

Kayla Sanchez can now train her sights on Paris. —AFP The wait is over for Kayla Sanchez. And for Philippine sports. The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) announced that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has waived the three-year residency on Sanchez’s nationality switch, paving the way for the former Canadian standout to take aim at the…

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Newcastle’s Fighting Fifth Hurdle: Love Envoi given green light by trainer Harry Fry | Racing News

Harry Fry has confirmed that Love Envoi will tackle Constitution Hill in the BetMGM Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle on Saturday. A winner of eight of her 11 races under rules, she has been a credit to her connections for the past two seasons. As a novice, Love Envoi won the Dawn Run Mares’ Novices’…

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Wembley arch will no longer light up to mark atrocities – after criticism for not displaying Israeli colours | Football News

The Wembley Stadium arch will no longer be lit to show solidarity with countries after terror attacks or natural disasters after criticism for not illuminating the landmark in the colours of the Israeli flag after the Hamas atrocities. Sky News understands the Football Association review of its policy will see the arch now only lit…

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Blow-by-Blow: Jahzeel Trinidad claims PBF light fly belt with quick win

Jahzeel Trinidad and Eldin Guinahon exchange shots during their light flyweight bout in the Blow-by-Blow main event in Quezon City. MANILA, Philippines–Jahzeel Trinidad needed less than a round to retain his Philippine Boxing Federation light flyweight crown late Saturday night during Manny Pacquiao Presents: Blow-By-Blow at the Bernardo Sports Complex in Kamuning, Quezon City. Fighting…

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UFC 295: Aspinall wins interim heavyweight title, Pereira is light heavy champ

Brazil’s Alex Pereira celebrates after a light heavyweight title bout against Czech Republic’s Jirí Procházka at the UFC 295 mixed martial arts event, early Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) NEW YORK — Tom Aspinall sat in the locker room in the hours before a UFC title fight that came…

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Stay Nimble and Light on Your Feet: Top Boxing Shoes to Improve Your Performance

In the world of boxing, every fraction of a second matters. The ability to stay nimble and light on your feet can be the difference between winning and losing a match. While technique and training play a crucial role, having the right boxing shoes can greatly improve your performance in the ring. Here, we present…

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Cricket among five sports set to be given green light for 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles | Cricket News

Organisers of the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics want cricket added to their Games programme. The organisers’ recommendations will be subject to final approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), with a session set for Mumbai later this month, though the Los Angeles Times reported that the sports are likely to be approved. The IOC did…

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Eumir Marcial cruises in light heavy debut, braces for tougher competition

Eumir Marcial scores a convincing win in his opening bout at the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.–ASIAN GAMES POOL PHOTO HANGZHOU, China – Eumir Marcial came through with a dominant showing in his light heavyweight debut, but Irish Magno bowed out of contention as the two Olympians suffered contrasting fates at the start of the…

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The Forgotten Fighters: Shedding Light on the Challenges Faced by Women in Boxing

Boxing has always been considered a male-dominated sport. The image of two muscled fighters, duking it out in the ring, has long been ingrained in our minds. But what about the women who strap on gloves and step between the ropes? Often overlooked and underrepresented, female boxers face a multitude of challenges as they navigate…

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