The image of the emblem of the 22nd FIFA World Cup is seen on the wall of the Algiers Opera in Algiers, Algeria, on Sept. 3 2019. The official unveiling took place in Qatar's capital Doha on Tuesday. A number of cities around the world also celebrated the event.
Naomi Osaka of Japan ended her title defence at the US Open as the top seed lost to Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 7-5, 6-4 in the fourth round while Donna Vekic of Croatia and Elise Mertens from Belgium advanced into last eight with quality wins on Monday.
The absence of Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani and Diego Godin for Uruguay's upcoming friendlies against Costa Rica and the United States will provide a chance for a host of younger players to shine, according to Celeste head coach Oscar Tabarez.
Former Brazil World Cup-winning manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has been sacked as head coach of Palmeiras, the Sao Paulo club said on Monday.
China has set the goal to bid for a World Cup in the future, but the timetable is yet to be decided, a senior official of China's sports governing body said in a press conference on Monday.
The game was over, until it wasn't. Javier Mojica of Puerto Rico jumped up to shoot a decisive two-pointer with 0.7 seconds left to turn the game all around, securing the win for his side over Iran 83-81 in the opening game of Group C in the FIBA Basketball World Cup last Saturday.
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