Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice on his return as Manchester United defeat Newcastle 4-1
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his return as Manchester United defeated Newcastle United 4-1 in Premier League. Ronaldo, aged 36 years and 218 days, became the oldest player to score for Manchester United in Premier League since Ryan Giggs (39 years and 86 days) in February 2013. Bruno Fernandes and Jesse Lingard scored the other two goals for Manchester United.
I’m looking forward to playing again: Pele after tumour surgery
Brazilian football legend Pele, who underwent successful surgery to remove a tumour from his colon, said he’s looking forward to playing again. “I’m still going to recover for a few more days,” he added. The 80-year-old is being kept in intensive care for a while after undergoing an operation this week. Pele had won World Cup three times.
Going to treat US Open final as the last match of my career: Djokovic
After being one win away from winning a calendar Grand Slam, world number one Novak Djokovic said he’s going to treat the US Open final as the “last match” of his career. “I’m going to put my heart…soul…body and my head into that one,” he said. Djokovic will face world number two Daniil Medvedev in the final.
Olympic gold medallist Neeraj takes his parents on their first flight, shares pics
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who won India’s first-ever gold in athletics at Olympics, took to Instagram to reveal that he took his parents on their first flight. Calling it a “small dream come true”, Neeraj shared pictures of his parents boarding a plane and sitting inside it. “You made them proud,” a follower commented on his post.
18-yr-old Emma Raducanu, ranked 150th in the world, wins US Open women’s singles title
Great Britain’s 18-year-old tennis player Emma Raducanu defeated Canada’s 19-year-old Leylah Annie Fernandez in the US Open women’s singles final to win her maiden Grand Slam title. The world number 150 won the match with a scoreline of 6-4, 6-3 in one hour and 51 minutes. Raducanu is the first-ever qualifier to win a Grand Slam title.