Cristiano Ronaldo begins World Cup campaign with Portugal after Manchester United departure

CNN – Two days after his turbulent departure from Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo will begin his World Cup campaign with Portugal and look to put events from the last week-and-a-half behind him. Portugal faces Ghana at Stadium 974 on Thursday, kicking off what will likely be the 37-year-old Ronaldo’s final World Cup – a trophy … Read more

How Qatar ended up hosting the World Cup

CNN – With the World Cup now underway in Qatar, many are wondering how this moment arrived – that a tiny Gulf nation with little footballing history ended up hosting the biggest event the sport has to offer. Qatar had never previously appeared at a World Cup tournament – ​​let alone staged one – and … Read more

World Cup guide: How to watch Qatar 2022

Doha, Qatar CNN – In just over 24 hours, Qatar 2022 will burst into life as the host nation takes on Ecuador in the opening game of the World Cup. It’s a tournament that has caused controversy ever since it was awarded to the Gulf nation in 2010 but, after years of waiting, the players … Read more

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino criticized for his speech on Qatar’s human rights ahead of the World Cup

CNN – FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s nearly hour-long speech on the eve of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been described as “crass” and an “insult” to migrant workers by human rights groups. In an explosive monologue at the start of a news conference in Doha, Infantino – the boss of world soccer’s governing … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo: Has Portuguese star ruined his legacy after TV interview slamming Manchester United?

CNN – “You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain,” Harvey Dent says in Batman’s “The Dark Knight,” foreshadowing his descent from a hero to a villain. Could the same be said about Cristiano Ronaldo? It is no secret that the Portuguese superstar has not enjoyed a … Read more

5 things to know for Nov. 11: Midterms, Student loans, Storm damage, Prices, Climate

CNN – Today is Veterans Day, a federal holiday in the US honoring men and women who have served in the armed forces. Regional observances and events are set to take place across the country to pay tribute to millions of American heroes. Entry to all US National Parks is also free today – including … Read more

DC Attorney General sues Washington Commanders, owner Dan Snyder and NFL for deceiving residents

CNN – DC Attorney General Karl Racine announced a lawsuit against embattled Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder, the team and the NFL on Thursday, alleging they colluded to deceive DC residents about an NFL investigation into the team’s toxic workplace culture and allegations of sexual assault. “For years the team and its owner have caused … Read more

NFL Week 9 Preview: How to watch and all you need to know

CNN – The two most recent Super Bowl winners face off on Sunday when the Los Angeles Rams (3-4) travel south to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-5). This will be just the eighth time in the past 20 seasons that the two most recent Super Bowl champions will meet in the regular season. Two … Read more

NFL: Welcome Back Dak, Cowboys’ Prescott returns to face the Lions

CNN – Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Dak Prescott will be back in action this week after missing the last five games with an injury. The 29-year-old fractured his right thumb in the Cowboys’ season-opening loss. He underwent surgery on September 12, was medically cleared earlier this week, and began practicing full-out on Wednesday. In his absence, … Read more

Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan: Biden admin has been in touch with Russia in recent days as part of efforts to secure Griner and Whelan’s release

CNN – The Biden administration has had communications with Russia to try and secure the release of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan “as recently as within past days” said a senior administration official, speaking to CNN on Griner’s 32nd birthday, which she will be spending in a Russian jail. The United States first put an … Read more