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Soccer-England and Manchester United Legend Bobby Charlton Passes Away at 86

Bobby Charlton, a celebrated England World Cup winner and one of the greatest players in Manchester United’s history, passed away on Saturday at the age of 86. The Premier League club expressed their condolences in a statement. Charlton played a vital role in England’s victorious 1966 World Cup campaign, where he was joined by his brother Jack. He also made 758 appearances for Manchester United, scoring an impressive 249 goals.

Games-Santiago Hosts Pan American Games Against All Odds

Santiago, the capital of Chile, warmly welcomed nearly 7,000 athletes for the Pan American Games on Friday. This remarkable event had always seemed unattainable for Chile, but the city was finally able to overcome past failures and disappointments. The high-energy opening ceremony celebrated their triumph in landing the Games after a five-decade pursuit.

Soccer-Martha Thomas’s Hat-Trick Propels Tottenham Hotspur to Top of WSL

Martha Thomas, the talented striker for Tottenham Hotspur, led her team to a remarkable comeback victory over Aston Villa, securing a 4-2 win. Thomas scored a superb hat-trick, propelling Spurs to the top of the Women’s Super League standings. With nine points from four games, they sit two points ahead of both Manchester City and Leicester.

Soccer-Manchester City Regains Winning Form with Victory over Brighton

Manchester City bounced back from consecutive league defeats with a 2-1 win against Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League. Julian Alvarez and Erling Haaland both found the net in the first half to secure the victory. Although Ansu Fati’s goal for Brighton posed a late threat, City ultimately held on at the Etihad Stadium.

Cricket-South Africa Secures Massive Victory over England in World Cup Clash

South Africa achieved a resounding 229-run victory over England in their Cricket World Cup pool stage match at the Wankhede Stadium. Heinrich Klaasen’s magnificent century off just 61 balls propelled South Africa to a commanding total of 399. In response, England struggled and were all out for 170 in 22 overs. This defeat puts England’s title defense in jeopardy, as they have now lost three out of their four opening games.

Tributes Pour in Following Bobby Charlton’s Passing

Condolences from around the world poured in after the passing of Bobby Charlton, the soccer legend who represented England and Manchester United. One notable tribute came from former England striker and 1966 World Cup winner Geoff Hurst, who expressed his sorrow over Charlton’s death.

Soccer-Brentford Ends Win Drought with 3-0 Victory over Burnley

Brentford secured a convincing 3-0 victory over Burnley in the Premier League, ending their winless streak of six games in all competitions. Strike partners Yoane Wissa and Bryan Mbeumo found the back of the net for the West Londoners. Despite a 1-0 halftime scoreline that favored Burnley, outstanding saves from England under-21 goalkeeper James Trafford kept Brentford in the game.

Soccer-Liverpool Defeats 10-Man Everton in Dramatic Merseyside Derby

Mohamed Salah once again played the hero for Liverpool as he scored two late goals to secure a 2-0 victory over 10-man Everton in the intense Merseyside derby. Ashley Young’s first-half red card for Everton tilted the balance in Liverpool’s favor. Salah broke the deadlock with a penalty in the 75th minute and sealed the win with his 201st league goal deep into stoppage time.

OBITUARY-England and Manchester Utd Great Bobby Charlton Passes Away at 86

Bobby Charlton, the esteemed Manchester United player who achieved World Cup glory with England, passed away at the age of 86. Throughout his career, Charlton was a beloved and highly respected figure, representing both his club and his country. Manchester United announced his passing in a heartfelt statement.

Cricket-Sri Lanka Secures Victory over the Netherlands at World Cup

Sri Lanka claimed a hard-fought five-wicket victory over the Netherlands at the World Cup. Sadeera Samarawickrama played a pivotal role in the chase, anchoring the innings with a patient 91 off 107 balls. Sri Lanka successfully reached the target of 263 with 10 balls remaining, thanks to Samarawickrama’s impressive performance.

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