Daily Sports Headlines December 8, 2022
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Portugal, France, England, Croatia, Brazil, and Morocco have qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2022 quarterfinals.
The World Cup will resume when Brazil takes on Croatia in the quarterfinals on December 9.
There are no FIFA World Cup matches scheduled for today.
The 2025 title was handed over to Kõlvart by ACES Europe President Gian Francesco Lupattelli at the nonprofit’s annual awards gala in Brussels on Tuesday night, according to a press release.
“Tallinn deserves the title of European Capital of Sport, and let’s celebrate this in 2025 with a wide range of activities and programs,” said ACES Europe board member Johannes Andre de Jeu, who noted that the title is first and foremost recognition and an award for a city with an outstanding sporting record that deserves to be highlighted at the European level.
England plan to use Chelsea’s Lionel Messi blueprint to stop France star Kylian Mbappe
Steve Holland is Gareth Southgate’s England assistant at the World Cup and he was previously at Chelsea, where he devised a plan to halt Lionel Messi back in 2012
It has been a remarkable festival of football in Qatar for the FIFA World Cup 2022, and we’ve still got a way to go before we have to say goodbye.
There have been 148 goals scored in this year’s edition so far, with 28 of those coming in a scintillating round-of-16 that saw one of the favourites for the title, Spain, bow out.
The Pakistan cricket team for blind will not come to India to compete in the ongoing T20 World Cup as the players didn’t get their visas, Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) president Mahantesh GK said on Wednesday. “Pakistan team is not coming to India, it is confirmed. They haven’t got their visas,” Mahantesh told PTI on Wednesday. “Pakistan Team has collected passports from Indian High Commission in Islamabad today (7th December 2022) around 2:30 PM after receiving the passport collection e-mail from Indian High Commission but no visa has been issued to Pakistan team,” Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) said in a statement.
India may have lost the ODI series to Bangladesh but the way Rohit Sharma fought until the very end braving a serious thumb injury will go down in history as one of the most courageous innings of all time. Rohit, nursing a dislocated left thumb which he later pointed out, walked out to bat with India in trouble, still needing 64 to win off 44 balls, and nearly pulled it off. Walking in at No. 9, Rohit struck a blistering half-century off just 27 balls and brought the equation down to 12 off 2 balls, and although he could not get the job done eventually, the India captain’s fighting spirit won hearts.
India’s star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu once again rose to the occasion and secure a silver medal in women’s49kg event at the Weightlifting World Championships in Bogota on Tuesday night. She lifted a total of 200kg (87kg in snatch and 113kg in clean and jerk), a touch lower than her personal best.
Covid-19 The Reason Behind Switzerlands 6-1 Defeat To Portugal In FIFA World Cup? Switzerland team chiefs denied Wednesday that several sick players were suffering from the coronavirus as they sought to explain their World Cup humbling by Portugal. At least three players were affected during their 6-1 defeat in the round of 16 on Tuesday. Coach Murat Yakin said Tuesday that Silvan Widmer had been suffering from “fever” and “cold symptoms”, Fabian Schaer was replaced at half-time because he was struggling with breathlessness and Nico Elvedi, who did not play, was “not 100 percent”.
American alpine skiing icon Mikaela Shiffrin is set to focus on the technical events in Sestriere after missing Lake Louise.
A bumper weekend of winter sports is coming, featuring 35 hours of live coverage across all Warner Bros. Discovery platforms, and some of the most-decorated and respected winter sports legends providing expert insights from all corners of Europe. It’s all part of 3,500 hours of live winter sports coverage that Warner Bros. Discovery will broadcast throughout the 2022-23 season.
Australia bat, and play Neser, Boland; West Indies hand debuts to Mindley, Thomas.
Stand-in Australia captain Steven Smith won the toss and elected to bat against a revamped West Indies line-up in the day-night Test in Adelaide. Australia too were forced to make changes from the side that claimed the first Test by 164 runs.
The United States will reportedly warm up to hosting the 2026 World Cup by first playing host to one of the world’s great cup competitions.
The 2024 Copa América will be played in the United States after an invitation to host from CONMEBOL, per Fox Sports MX.
UTSA will celebrate its C-USA Conference championship with a river parade on Friday night before heading to Orlando for the Duluth Trading Cure Bowl next week.
The Roadrunners are back-to-back conference champions with a 48-27 domination over North Texas in the championship game last Friday.
The Rowdy River Rally is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday at the Arneson River Theater.
San Francisco starting running back Christian McCaffrey had 17 carries for 66 yards and eight receptions for 80 yards and a touchdown in the 49ers’ 33-17 victory over visiting Miami.
McCaffrey became the third running back in the Super Bowl-era to record 20 career games with eight or more receptions. It was his 16th career game with 75-plus receiving yards, which is tied for the most in the Super Bowl-era. He also is the sixth player in NFL history with 20-plus rushing touchdowns and 20-plus receiving touchdowns in their first six seasons. McCaffrey has 34 rushing TDs and 20 receiving TDs.
Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe have launched A Touch More, a production company that focuses on the “stories of revolutionaries who move culture forward.”
The power couple announced the start of the venture created in partnership with TOGETHXR — the media and commerce company Bird co-founded — on Wednesday in an interview with Variety Magazine.
A respected Formula 1 observer believes the solution to the problem at Ferrari is right under their noses in the shape of senior performance engineer Jock Clear.
Ferrari are currently searching for their fifth team principal since 2008 following the resignation of Mattia Binotto, who has paid the price for the team’s catastrophic collapse during the 2022 season.
In a statement released last week, Ferrari announced their intention to appoint a new team boss in the new year with Alfa Romeo’s Frederic Vasseur said to be the leading candidate.