Iran lodges protest with FIFA over US Soccer flag post | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Iranian football federation slams ‘unprofessional act’ as US football body uses modified flag in social media posts. Iran’s football federation says it has filed a complaint to FIFA over the removal of the word “Allah” from the Islamic Republic’s flag on social media posts by its counterpart in the United States, ahead of an upcoming … Read more

AP Top 25: Michigan up to No. 2 behind top-ranked Georgia

Michigan moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, with TCU at No. 3 and Southern California at No. 4 behind top-ranked Georgia after four top-10 teams lost on the final day of regular-season games. The Bulldogs (12-0) are No. 1 for the eighth straight week and 11th time this … Read more

Ga. Senate runoff between Warnock, Walker has bitter closing

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — Ads with the candidates’ ex-wives. Cries of “liar” flying in both directions. Stories of a squalid apartment building and abortions under pressure. Questioning an opponent’s independence. His intellect. His mental stability. His religious faith. The extended Senate campaign in Georgia between the Democratic incumbent, Raphael Warnock, and his Republican challenger, … Read more

Mauritius will have to wait. Fossa have a Munster Junior final to win

Castlemahon (Limerick) 0-5 Fossa (Kerry) 1-22 New Kerry captain David Clifford has confirmed he will forego a holiday with his Kerry teammates to Dubai and Mauritius next weekend as he wants a Munster Junior Football Championship trophy to add to the impressive haul of already collected in 2022. Clifford was reflecting on Fossa’s 22-point demolition … Read more

Iran coach: Klinsmann should resign over ‘outrageous’ BBC comment | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Tehran, Iran – The head coach of Iran’s national football team, Carlos Queiroz, has hit back at former German footballer Jurgen Klinsmann over “outrageous” comments while on-air with the BBC. Klinsmann, a FIFA official, was on-set for the BBC following Iran’s dramatic 2-0 win over Wales on Friday as presenter Gabby Logan launched a discussion … Read more

The JOE Friday Pub Quiz: Week 322

ROUND 1: General knowledge What group of animals do lizards belong to? Amphibians Reptiles Mammals Correct! Wrong! – The Great Barrier Reef is off the coast of which country? Brazil South Africa Australia Correct! Wrong! – Which is the correct spelling of the word meaning ‘the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills’? Intelligence … Read more

World Cup 2022 key events: Ronaldo makes it five on Day 5 | Qatar World Cup 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo made history as he became the first player to score in five World Cups, powering Portugal to a 3-2 victory over Ghana on Day 5 of the World Cup in Qatar. The 37-year-old struck a thumping 61st-minute penalty to put Fernando Santos’s side ahead in the Group H encounter at Stadium 974 in … Read more

This World Cup needed Brazil and Brazil might just need Richarlison more than Neymar

They took a while to get going, but Brazil and Richarlison turned on the style to see off a determined and stubborn Serbian team. This was the reason they bid to host the tournament in the first place. The sunshine yellow shirts. The hands on hearts for the national anthem. The smiling, face-painted supporters waving … Read more

Seven Michigan St football players charged in tunnel melee

1 of 3 FILE – Security and police break up a scuffle between players from Michigan and Michigan State football teams in the Michigan Stadium tunnel after an NCAA college football game on Oct. 29, 2022 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Seven Michigan State football players were charged in the postgame melee in Michigan Stadium’s tunnel … Read more

BBC relegates World Cup opening ceremony to online coverage | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

The United Kingdom’s public service broadcaster has been criticized for choosing not to air the Qatar World Cup 2022 opening ceremony on its main coverage program. The BBC relegated coverage of the opening ceremony on Sunday to its second-tier streams, including its “red button” service, its online iPlayer app and its sports website. Viewers tuning … Read more