Ronaldo at the double, France see off Croatia in World Cup final repeat

Portugal’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring his 100th goal for Portugal, during the UEFA Nations League football match between Sweden and Portugal on September 8, 2020 in Solna, Sweden.(photo: Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP) Ronaldo broke the mythical 100-goal mark on the stroke of half-time, the 35-year-old Juventus attacker curling in a free-kick from 25 yards […]

China celebrates virus success as Europe suffers

A band conductor raises his hands to start the music as Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at the start of a ceremony to honour people who fought against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on September 8, 2020. Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP

PIX: France rally to sink Croatia; Denmark hold England

Simon Kjaer should have done better for Denmark with a free header in stoppage time while at the other end England captain Harry Kane rounded Schmeichel only to see his goal-bound effort cleared off the line by Mathias Jorgensen.Batshuayi double lifts Belgium to victory

Face to face with Radovan Karadzic

We were then passed seamlessly down the chain of command: delivered first into the hands of Karadzic’s deputy president, Nikola Koljevic, an Anglophile professor who kept quoting Shakespeare. Koljevic escorted us as far as the largest Bosnian Serb city of Banja Luka, where we were passed on to a Major Milutinovic, who drove us past […]

Ronaldo reaches century of goals for Portugal; Griezmann stars in France’s 4-2 win

Ronaldo, who was playing in his 165th game for Portugal, then added a second goal — another curler into the top corner — and needs nine more to surpass the international record of 109 scored by Daei from 1993-2006. The five-time world player of the year already holds the record for goals in the Champions […]

Ronaldo can win a game at any moment – Fernandes hails Portugal centurion

Ronaldo came into the Nations League match looking for a milestone strike at international level and the superstar captain reached a century of Portugal goals just before half-time on in Stockholm Tuesday.

Ronaldo reaches century of international goals for Portugal

Scoring one of the best goals of his international career was a fitting way to enter the “100 Club,” where he joins former Iran striker Ali Daei, and he wheeled away in delight in an empty Friends Arena in Stockholm before performing his trademark celebration — the mid-air pirouette.

Ronaldo reaches 100 international goals – only the second player ever to do so

The 35-year-old Ronaldo becomes just the second male player to reach a century of goals for a national team when he curled a free kick into the top corner from 25 metres for the first of his two strikes in Portugal’s 2-0 away win against Sweden in the Nations League on Tuesday.

Sports news feed: Kylian Mbappe tests positive for coronavirus

Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 No angel Schumacher occasionally stepped out of line on the track. In the last race of 1997, he turned into Jacques Villeneuve’s car as the Canadian attempted to overtake him. Damage resulting from the crash forced Schumacher to retire but the four points Villeneuve earned for finishing […]

Sports news feed: Serena Williams crashes out of US Open

Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 Ski accident On December 29, 2013, Schumacher lost control while skiing a off piste in the French Alps, hitting his head on a rock. Despite having worn a helmet he sustained a serious head injury. He underwent surgery and was placed in an induced coma. In June […]