#Sports

8 hours ago.Liverpool, UK
The defending champions have been decimated by injuries this season. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@LFC)

  • Liverpool defeated Sheffield United 2-0 on Sunday
  • Liverpool remain sixth but are now within striking distance of fourth-placed West Ham
  • Sheffield United are still 15 points adrift of safety at the bottom of the table

17 hours ago.Miami, FL, USA
Canelo Alvarez said he has the best trainer in his corner. (Photo Credit:Twitter/@Canelo)

  • Avni Yildirim got knocked out in the third round from a stiff right cross from Canelo Alvarez
  • Yildirim was fresh off a two-year layoff
  • Alvarez returned to the ring just two months after beating  unbeaten champion Callum Smith

20 hours ago.Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Devdutt Padikkal had scored 473 runs in IPL 2020 playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. (Photo credit: ANI)

  • Karnataka registered a 10-wicket win against Railways at Bengaluru's M Chinnaswamy Stadium
  • Devdutt Padikkal now has the season's highest tally of 572 runs from five matches
  • He has scored three consecutive centuries in the Vijay Hazare trophy

20 hours ago.Moscow, Russia
FIFA World Cup is held once in every four years. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup was played by France and Croatia
  • This was the 21st FIFA World Cup
  • More than three million people attended games during the tournament

1 day ago
The issue of racism over the last few years has found significant grounding among sportspersons in the US. (Photo credit: Instagram/@kaepernick7)

  • San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kapernick popularised the move in the US, having taken a knee on September 4, 2016
  • His move prompted both positive and negative reactions
  • US soccer star Megan Rapinoe was the next to kneel on September 4, 2016

1 day ago.Dijon, France
Mbappe also scored twice when PSG beat Dijon 4-0 at home in October. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@PSG_inside)

  • Paris Saint-Germain eased to a 4-0 victory at bottom club Dijon on Saturday
  • Kylian Mbappe scored twice to take his tally to 18 goals in Ligue 1 this season
  • With the win, PSG moved back up to second in the table, a point behind Lille

1 day ago.Verona, VR, Italy
Cristiano Ronaldo scored four minutes after the break. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@JuventusFC)

  • Juventus settled for a 1-1 draw at Hellas Verona in Serie A on Saturday
  • Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 19th goal this campaign
  • Juventus are third and three points adrift of second-placed AC Milan

1 day ago.Munich, Germany
Lewandowski is currently the league's top scorer. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@FCBayernEN)

  • Bayern Munich romped to a 5-1 win at home to Cologne on Saturday
  • With the win, Bayern have open up a five-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga
  • Robert Lewandowski and Serge Gnabry both scored twice for the German champions

1 day ago.Sevilla, Spain
Lionel Messi scored with six minutes left on the clock. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@FCBarcelona)

  • Barcelona reignited their title hopes after a 2-0 victory over Sevilla on Saturday
  • Barca have now won 9 matches out of their 10 in La Liga
  • Lionel Messi and Ousmane Dembele were on the scoresheet for the Catalan club

1 day ago.Helsinki, Finland
Hannu Mikkola Mikkola retired from the WRC on a full-time basis in 1991. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @OfficialWRC)

  • Hannu Mikkola started his career on home country rallies in a series of Volvo cars
  • Mikkola's move to Audi changed his career when he piloted a Quattro to two WRC wins
  • Mikkola's final win came  in Kenya in 1987 following which he  moved to Mazda