The France men’s national football team, nicknamed Les Bleus (The Blues), has achieved a last-gasp win over Australia in its first fixture at the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in Russia.
Iran’s Persian Gulf Pro League professional soccer club Persepolis has claimed a dramatic win over Al Jazira of the United Arab Emirates to book a place in the quarter-finals of the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League.
The Iranian men’s national goalball team has achieved its second emphatic win at the 2017 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball Asia/Pacific Championships in Thailand, and crushed Thailand in its second match.
It is one thing to make promises, but quite another to keep them. The Chinese government has promised to eradicate poverty by 2020 — the target year for China to become a ‘moderately prosperous’ society — and the country is confident this promise will be kept.
Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt secured a classy win for his All-Stars team with two impressive runs on the final night of the inaugural Nitro Athletics, saying the new format was exactly what track and field needs.
Former semifinalist Esteghlal of Iran, also dubbed the Blues, returned to the AFC Champions League Group Stage following a three-year hiatus after overcoming Qatar’s Al Sadd 4-3 on penalties following a goalless stalemate at the Azadi Stadium on Tuesday.