Real Madrid, the 100th trophy ever
Real Madrid beat Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal Riyadh 5-3 in the final in Rabat and won the Club World Cup for the fifth time. In the Moroccan capital, coach Carlo Ancelotti's team prevailed through goals scored by Vinicius Junior and Federico Valverde, twice each, and Karim Benzema.
FIFA announces the finalists in the race for the 2022 FIFA World Player of the Year award
The International Federation of Association Football today announced the shortlist of footballers remaining in the final race for the 'Best Player of 2022' title. These include world champion Lionel Messi of Argentina, France's Kylian Mbappe and his compatriot Karim Benzema.
Neymar, the best Brazilian footballer in 2022
Neymar Junior is considered the Brazilian footballer of the year for the 6th time. The Paris Saint-Germain superstar has obtained the "Samba Gold" trophy from a famous portal in Brazil, "SambaFoot". The survey gathered the votes of Brazilian journalists and footballers, as well as website visitors.
Participants in the Rubicon marathon crossed the finish line near the Soroca fortress
From Palanca - to Soroca. Hundreds of people ran, again this year, on a route of 540 kilometers, through 16 districts of the Republic of Moldova, including those in the east of the country, as part of the Rubicon marathon. The race lasted three days, and the finish line was near the Soroca fortress, where the participants were awaited with polenta, steak and boiled wine.
Three more medals at the Zagreb Open international tournament. Wrestler Anastasia Nichita, gold medallist
Wrestler Anastasia Nichita has triumphed at the Zagreb Open international tournament. Tudor Cîrlan's trainee won four times in the 59 kg weight category, with Azerbaijan's Alyona Kolesnik, Japan's Yui Sakano and Hungarian representatives Viktoria Borsos and Nikolett Szabo.
Bayern Munich have signed Joao Cancelo on loan from Manchester City
The Portuguese international Joao Cancelo will play for Bayern Munich under a loan deal from Manchester City. The agreement is valid until the end of this season, and the Bavarian club has the option to buy the player permanently for €70 million.
Danish handball wins third World Championship in a row
The Denmark men's handball team won the world title in Stockholm after defeating Tokyo Olympic champion - France, by a score of 34-29. Denmark dominated from start to finish, with a maximum lead of five goals in the first half, but by half-time the gap had narrowed to 16-15. The Danes pulled away in the final quarter, winning in the end by five goals.
Modest performance by Graciova at the European Skating Championship
Finland's Anastasia Graciova had a modest showing at the European figure skating championship. Representing Moldova for the first time at a continental event, she ranked 28th and failed to participate in the free program. The ranking of Graciova, coached by Yulia Lebedeva, was ahead of only Greek Alexandra Minstidou and Lithuanian Meda Variokoite. She went down in the middle of the program, but had some impressive elements.
Valeriu Mircea, spectacular victory in Poland
Valeriu Mircea, the Moldovan mixed martial arts fighter, scored a spectacular victory in the Polish mixed martial arts promotion, KSW. At the gala held in the city of Szczecin, our compatriot defeated Boris Mankowski in a duel in the lightweight category. Mircea prevailed with an exceptional knock-out.