THE BALL – Sterling returns in time for the duel with France (England)

The English federation announced, this Thursday, through social networks, that Raheem Sterling will return to Qatar and be included in the preparation training for the game of the quarterfinals of the World Cup, against France. The Chelsea forward returned to London hours before the meeting with Senegal, counting for the round of 16, after his … Read more

THE BALL – The decision has been made regarding the future of Flick (Germany)

End of speculation. After the failure at the World Cup in Qatar, in which Germany fell behind Japan and Spain and failed to reach the last 16, Hans-Dieter Flick will remain in charge of the coach. The decision was taken this Wednesday, after the ‘crisis’ meeting of the German federation. “As a team we can … Read more

THE BALL – Winner of the Tour of Portugal remains in Glassdrive-Q8-Anicolor (Cycling)

The Uruguayan Mauricio Moreira, winner of the 2022 edition of the Tour of Portugal on bicycle, will continue to race for Glassdrive-Q8-Anicolor, announced this Wednesday the Águeda team. «It will be my third season at Glassdrive-Q8-Anicolor and I can say that I feel at home. The team is a big family, in which we all … Read more

THE BALL – Official: Eden Hazard says goodbye to the national team

At the age of 31, winger Eden Hazard has decided to put an end to his career in the Belgian national team. The Real Madrid striker, with a career marked by injuries in recent years, made the announcement via social media, and in recent days it had already been reported by the local press that … Read more

THE BALL – Seferovic agreed to swap jerseys with former teammate at Benfica (Switzerland)

Rúben Dias and Haris Seferovic shared Benfica’s locker room and yesterday, at the end of the game between Portugal and Switzerland (6-1), central defender and striker greeted each other with enthusiasm and it seemed, from the images, that the two agreed to meet then, safely in the changing room area, to change their shirts. Remember … Read more

A BOLA – Benfica wins and guarantees Champions League play-in (Basketball)

By beating Riga by 84-71 (27-22, 15-16, 19-17, 23-16) in a game counting for the 5th round of Group F of the Champions League, played at Pavilhão Fidelidade, Benfica guaranteed, one round away from the end of this phase, that, at the very least, it will be present in the play-in of the competition in … Read more

THE BALL – Luís Castro throws himself at Roy Keane: «He doesn’t understand the culture of Brazilian football and is inelegant» (Brazil )

Portuguese coach Luís Castro criticized the ideas defended by Roy Keane, a former Irish international who considered it a lack of respect from the Brazilian team when celebrating the goals against South Korea. «Roy Keane doesn’t understand the culture of Brazilian football, he doesn’t understand the Brazilian team, so he speaks in an inelegant way … Read more

A BOLA – Cashball: court drops corruption (Country)

The Court of Appeal of Porto yesterday denied the Public Prosecutor’s Office’s intention to judge the whistleblower in the Cashball case, Paulo Silva, who served as an intermediary, the player manager João Mira Gonçalves, and the main administrative assistant of the Sporting player support office , Gonçalo Rodrigues, for a total of 14 crimes of … Read more

THE BALL – Behind a great hero there is a Portuguese woman (Argentina)

The goal was a chronic problem for the Argentine national team – even Fillol, world champion in 1978, and Pumpido, who achieved the same feat in 1986, were not unanimous -, but the problem seems to have been resolved last year. In June, Emiliano Martínez, after a superb season at Aston Villa, made his debut, … Read more

THE BALL – G-League: Neemias on the Kings’ return to winning ways (NBA)

Neemias Queta re-entered the starting five of the Stockton Kings, who rediscover the path of victories in the G-League after leaving the Maverick Center, in Utah, with a triumph, by 121-103, over the Salt Lake City Stars. The Portuguese center was on the field for 26 minutes, a period in which he scored 18 points, … Read more