Messi Makes PSG Debut in 2-0 Win
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Messi Makes PSG Debut in 2-0 Win

On Sunday, Lionel Messi made his much awaited PSG debut with a 2-0 win. He came on as a substitute to make his Paris Saint-Germain debut but Kylian Mbappe stole the show. Mbappe scored both the goals in 2-0 win against the Reims in Ligue 1. Messi was seen wearing his number 30 jersey, came off the bench in the 66th minute to replace Neymar at the Stade Auguste-Delaune. His fans chanted his name in the stadium with a crowd of 21,00 as he emerged to warm up. For its first goal with the new club, the six-time Ballon d’Or winner will have to wait. His first start will come when PSG hosts Cle

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Sumit Antil Wins Gold, Breaks World Record Thrice at the Tokyo Paralympics
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Sumit Antil Wins Gold, Breaks World Record Thrice at the Tokyo Paralympics

Sumit Antil wins gold in the javelin throw at the Tokyo Paralympics. On Monday, he broke the world record thrice with three of his six javelin throws in the final at the Tokyo Games. He threw the spear to 68.55m in his fifth attempt which was at quite a distance and a new world record. He broke his previous world record of 62.88m five times on the day. However, his last throw was a foul and his series read 66.95, 68.08, 65.27, 66.71, 68.55, and foul. He is a 23-year-old from Sonepat in Haryana who lost his left leg below the knee in a motorbike accident in 2015. Antil became the World N

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Shooter Avani Lekhara Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold At Paralympic
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Shooter Avani Lekhara Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Gold At Paralympic

On Monday, the 19-year-old shooter Avani Lekhara scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Paralympics. She won the medal by equalling a total of 249.6 which is also the new Paralympics record. Lekhara fired her way to the top of the podium in the R-2 Women’s 10M Air Rifle Standing SH1 event. The shooter from Jaipur is a law student who sustained a spinal cord injury in a car accident in 2012. She made her debut for India in the 2017 World Cup in Al Ain, UAE after her father encouraged her to get involved in sports. She initially tried her hands in bo

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Real Madrid Make £137million Bid For Paris Saint-Germain’s Mbappe
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Real Madrid Make £137million Bid For Paris Saint-Germain’s Mbappe

Real Madrid made a £137million ($188m) bid for Paris Saint-Germain’s France forward Kylian Mbappe. Mbappe is out of contract at the Parc des Princes next summer and refused to sign a fresh deal. Despite PSG’s attempts to get the France international to commit to the club Mbappe refused to sign. PSG’s position of France’s L’Equipe is maintained and will remain unchanged. The Ligue 1 club determined to keep Mbappe until the end of his contract in June next year if he could then leave nothing. Mbappe’s contract will end in the 2021-22 campaign that means Madrid can leave the Fren

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World Number One Ashleigh Barty Warmed Up For The US Open By Clinching The Cincinnati Open
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World Number One Ashleigh Barty Warmed Up For The US Open By Clinching The Cincinnati Open

On Friday, World number one Ashleigh Barty beat Barbora Krejcikova 6-2, 6-4 and reached the WTA and ATP Cincinnati semi-finals. Barty recovered from a breakdown recently. Ashleigh will face two-line Cincinnati finalist Angelique Kerber. Kerber won her quarterfinal with two-time Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova retired during the second set because of a stomach problem. The second set was a tie with 3-3 and Kerber won the first set 6-4. Barty has been ranked in the number one position for the last 87 weeks. She hasn't lost a set this week in Cincinnati which is an up event for the U.S. O

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Elaine Thompson-Herah Runs Second Fastest Time In Women’s 100m History
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Elaine Thompson-Herah Runs Second Fastest Time In Women’s 100m History

On Saturday, Olympic Champion Elaine Thompson-Herah won the Women’s 100 meters. She posted the second-fastest time ever at the Prefontaine Classic, a Diamond League event, and crossed the finishing line in 10.54 seconds. According to the champion, she surprised herself, beating Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce by nearly two-tenths of a second. Shreicka Jackson finished her race in third place. American athlete Florence Griffith-Joyer is the only woman to have run faster over the distance with a world record of 10.49 seconds in 1988. She said that to come back with a personal best after the cha

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NZ and SA Claims Opening Win In Rugby Championship
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NZ and SA Claims Opening Win In Rugby Championship

The Rugby championship began with a record victory of New Zealand against Australia and South Africa beat Argentina to claim the Bledisloe Cup in their opener. 57-22 win at Eden Park was the All Black’s highest ever points total against the Wallabies. The world champions South Africa defeated Argentina later on Saturday by 32-12 in Port Elizabeth. To seal a 19th straight Bledisloe Cup win New Zealand ran in eight tries. Australia has beaten the All Black at Eden Park since 1986, their match doubled as the second in the three-Test series. On 7th August, The wallabies lost 33-25 in the

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Germany Football Legend Muller Dies Aged 75
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Germany Football Legend Muller Dies Aged 75

“The greatest striker” of Germany Football team legend Gerd Muller dies aged 75. The forward scored 68 goals in 62 appearances for West Germany. It included the winning goal in the 1974 World Cup final against Holland. In his 15 years career at Bayern, Muller netted a record 365 goals in 427 Bundesliga games and 66 goals in 74 European matches. TheBayren Munich President Herbert Hainer said that today is a sad dark day for FC Bayern and all its fans. He added Gred Muller was the greatest striker there’s ever been and a fine person and character of world football. They are all united

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India finishes 48th, best in four decades; 33rd in terms of overall medal won at the Olympic Games
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India finishes 48th, best in four decades; 33rd in terms of overall medal won at the Olympic Games

India finished 48th on the medal tally at the Tokyo Olympics 2021. This is the highest ranking in the last four decades. If you look at the total number of medals won by the country, India would have finished 33rd. However, the year ranking is done based on Gold medals won by the countries. At the Beijing Olympics 2008, India ranked 51st, which was the country’s previous best where India won three medals which included shooter Abhinav Bindra’s gold medal. In the London Olympics, India finished at 57th even after winning more medals than Beijing as the medal table ranks countries by gol

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14-year-old Quan sets record to win women’s diving gold
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14-year-old Quan sets record to win women’s diving gold

The new teenage sensation Quan Hongchan becomes the youngest athlete to represent China at Tokyo Olympics. Quan is only 14-year-old and won her first Olympic gold. Her overwhelming victory in the women's 10m platform event stunned the world. Quan was able to collect full marks for three out of five dives as China completed on 1-2. She finished with a lead of 466.20 much ahead of the world champion Chen who was at 425.40. 29-year-old Melissa Wu from Australia won the bronze for 371.40. Quan’s another gold gave China the pride to own all four women’s diving events at the Tokyo Games. In

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