FIFA lifts 9-month ban of Kenyan soccer federation

FIFA lifts 9-month ban of Kenyan soccer federation

By EVELYNE MUSAMBINovember 28, 2022 GMT NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A ban preventing Kenya from taking part in international soccer activities has been lifted after nine months. Soccer governing body FIFA notified the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) on Monday the decision was made following the reinstatement of the federation’s executive committee by Kenya’s new sports … Read more

‘Perfectionist’ De Bruyne accepts need to adapt at World Cup

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — For Kevin De Bruyne, playing for Belgium at the World Cup feels a lot different to playing for Manchester City in the Premier League. “I know I have to adapt to my teammates,” De Bruyne said Friday, demonstrating the kind of honesty that flared up at times during Belgium’s underwhelming first … Read more

Falcon tradition inspires passion in World Cup host Qatar

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar has become a focal point for soccer since winning the right to host the World Cup. But another sport is flying high in the historic center of the capital, Doha, as over a million foreign fans flock to the tiny emirate: Falconry. At the bustling Souq Waqif, a 100-year-old labyrinth … Read more

Jason Sherlock joins Westmeath senior football backroom team | GAA News

Former Dublin player and selector Jason Sherlock will work with the Westmeath senior football team as a performance coach in 2023. Meanwhile, Louth GAA have confirmed that Mickey Harte is remaining with the Wee County. Last Updated: 18/11/22 10:46am Sherlock is linking up with Westmeath Dessie Dolan has added Jason Sherock to the Westmeath senior … Read more

Rugby League World Cup: George Williams on England’s ‘heartbreak’ | Shaun Wane: We have to be better | Rugby League News

England’s World Cup came to an end in the semi-finals as they were beaten 27-26 by Samoa at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday thanks to a drop goal from Stephen Crichton in golden-point extra-time Last Updated: 14/11/22 4:05pm George Williams opened up on how Stephen Crichton’s game-winning drop goal for Samoa will stay with him … Read more

Sao Paulo GP: Red Bull admit Sprint strategy error for Max Verstappen, but Christian Horner has hopes for race

Christian Horner believes that Max Verstappen will have an advantage in Sunday’s race as he has two sets of soft tyres at his disposal; Watch the Sao Paulo Grand Prix live on Sky Sports with coverage from 4.30pm and lights out at 6pm on Sunday Last Updated: 12/11/22 11:04pm Please use Chrome browser for a … Read more

Sao Paulo GP: Sergio Perez edges Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen to top first practice

Sergio Perez fractionally faster than Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and his Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen in Practice One; top three separated by just eight thousandths of a second; watch Friday Qualifying live tonight on Sky Sports F1 at 7pm, with build-up from 6pm Last Updated: 11/11/22 4:54pm Sergio Perez topped first practice at the Sao … Read more

Saudi Ladies International winner will claim equal prize money to men | Golf News

The prize money will increase from $1 million to $5 million, with the tournament champion taking home $750,000 at the conclusion of the Ladies European Tour competition at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia on February 16-19 Last Updated: 09/11/22 2:40pm England’s Georgia Hall won the 2022 … Read more

England can overcome ‘one of most intimidating grounds on Earth’ to win World Cup, says Will Greenwood | Rugby Union News

England will face host nation New Zealand in the Women’s Rugby World Cup final next Saturday (6.30am UK time); “New Zealand men or women rarely lose at Eden Park but I am fully confident this England team will get their hands back on the trophy,” says Will Greenwood Last Updated: 07/11/22 11:47am Please use Chrome … Read more

Inflation, gas prices looming over sports biz, concessions

CHICAGO (AP) — Sitting on a bench in front of Soldier Field, about to watch his beloved Chicago Bears play in person, money wasn’t exactly a big concern for Corey Metzger. Or any concern, really. “This trip has been a long time in the making, and I’m splurging whatever I got to spend to make … Read more