Zlatan ‘Kung Fu’ Ibrahimovic scores 500th career goal

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic made history, scoring his 500th career goal in stunning fashion but it wasn’t enough to lift the Los Angeles Galaxy to a win over Toronto FC. The 36-year-old Ibrahimovic as always had a flair for the dramatic and he did just that Saturday in becoming the third active footballer to reach the milestone, joining Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The six-foot-five (1.95 metre) Ibrahimovic released a…

G2 topples S04 in EU Regional Qualifier

G2 Esports dominated FC Schalke 04 in a 3-1 series during the 2018 European League of Legends Championship Series Regional Qualifier. With the win, the team secured a 2018 World Championship berth. From the start of the series G2 Esports had its work cut out as it was up against heavy favorites FC Schalke 04. If one looked at the team based off recent performances, then it could be expected…

TSM to miss Worlds for the first time thanks to Cloud9 and top lane Hecarim

Heading into the final round of the NA LCS regional gauntlet today between Cloud9 and TSM, everyone knew the reality that one of these historically-dominating domestic titans would be missing out on Worlds. It’s probably safe to say that no one thought it would be a 3-0 sweep, though, nor that TSM would play quite as poor as they did. Sure, C9 surprised them with an audacious top lane Hecarim,…

PUBG Corp. Announces New Global Rules for PUBG Pro League

Today, PUBG Corporation announced via Twitter that there will be new rules applied to global competition in 2019 regarding player age and citizenship. This news follows the announcement of PUBG Pro League made by PUBG Corp at the PUBG Global Invitational. PUBG Pro League will debut in North America, Europe, China, and South Korea next year. Previously, all PUBG tournaments had been run by third-party tournament organizers without such restrictions.…

Royal Never Give Up are the 2018 LPL Summer Split champions

After a number of in-game delays, Royal Never Give Up survived a late scare in a gripping best-of-five series to beat Invictus Gaming and pick up the organization’s second LPL title in a row. RNG and IG went into the finals knowing each had secured spots at this year’s World Championship in South Korea. With qualification secure, the only prize left on the line was the glory of lifting the…

Former England captain Paul Collingwood announces retirement

Paul Collingwood has announced that his 22-year professional career will draw to a close at the end of this season. His first England cap came in 2001, and there were many highlights, including playing a part in England’s 2005 Ashes victory, making an Ashes double-century in Adelaide in 2006, and most notably leading England to their first-ever triumph in a global limited-overs tournament when they won the ICC World T20…

WWE star Triple H awards London Spitfire a championship belt

London Spitfire took home the Overwatch League’s season one trophy, but is now being awarded with a wearable honor—a WWE championship belt. WWE 14-time world champion and executive vice president of talent Paul “Triple H” Michael Levesque tweeted this morning that a custom WWE championship belt is on its way over to London Spitfire CEO Jack Etienne. “After an exceptional resurgence, history was captured at the Overwatch League’s first finals,”…

Astralis vs. Liquid and FaZe vs. Mouz rematches set after day 2 of the New Legends stage

Day two of the New Legends stage concluded earlier today. Two teams are already on the verge of elimination, while two more are getting closer to advancing to the playoffs. Astralis, BIG, compLexity Gaming, and Team Liquid joined the 2-0 group, while Cloud9, FaZe Clan, Mousesports, and Winstrike are in the 0-2 pool. The remaining eight teams sit in the 1-1 group, including MIBR, Natus Vincere, HellRaisers, Vega Squadron, Ninjas…

MotoGP rider retires from motorcycling after being fired by team

Romano Fenati was sacked by his team for grabbing his opponents brake lever during Sunday’s San Marino Grand Prix. In what is termed as unsporting, dangerous and damaging conduct, 22 year old, Moto2 star, Romano Fenati who was sacked by Moto2 team on Monday, has now announced his retirement from the sport. The incident occurred on Sunday at the San Marino Grand Prix. Romano Fenati reached out to grab his…

Former India hockey captain Sardar Singh announces international retirement

Former India hockey captain Sardar Singh on Wednesday decided to call time on his illustrious career, saying he had played enough in the last 12 years and now it’s time for the youngsters to take over. Sardar said he made the decision after a disappointing Asian Games where India failed to defend their title and had to settle for a bronze medal, leaving them out of the reckoning for direct…