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In the world of football, England and the Netherlands have set up a mouthwatering semi-final in the UEFA Euro 2024 after defeating Switzerland and Turkey respectively in the previous round. Iga Swiatek got eliminated from Wimbledon after losing to Yulia Putintseva in the third round of the women’s singles. John Cena officially announced his retirement from the WWE, set to compete for the last time as an in-ring performer in 2025.

Read below to learn details about these top stories and other happenings in the sporting world in the last 24 hours.


England and Netherlands qualify for UEFA Euro 2024 semi-final

England and Netherlands reached the semi-final of the UEFA Euro 2024, setting up a mouthwatering clash against each other after defeating Switzerland and Turkey respectively. While England got the better of Switzerland 5-3 on penalties after the score at the end of extra-time read 1-1, Netherlands scored twice in quick succession in the second half to send Turkey packing.

Uruguay eliminate Brazil from Copa America 2024 on penalties

Uruguay defeated Brazil in the quarter-final of the Copa America on penalties at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, to eliminate them from the tournament. After a 0-0 scoreline at the end of extra-time, Uruguay got the better of Brazil on penalties by 4-2, to set up a semi-final clash against Colombia.

Manchester United agree personal terms with Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna: Reports

Manchester United have reportedly agreed to personal terms with Joshua Zirkzee, the striker from Bologna, as per the CaughtOffside website. It has been revealed that Manchester United are in talks with Bologna over a deal for the Dutch player, who wants them to pay his release clause of £34m.

Pascal Gross agrees personal terms with Borussia Dortmund over a move: Reports

Pascal Gross, the Brighton midfielder, has reportedly agreed personal terms with Borussia Dortmund, who are looking to sign him for something between £6m to £8.5m. As per the report from Sky Sports Germany, Borussia Dortmund are looking to close the deal with Brighton for Pascal Gross, and the negotiations are still ongoing.

Some major results in football are as under:

UEFA Euro 2024 - QF

  • England 1-1 (5-3) Switzerland
  • Netherlands 2-1 Turkey

CONMEBOL Copa America 2024 - QF

  • Colombia 5-0 Panama
  • Uruguay 1-1 (4-2) Brazil


Iga Swiatek suffers shock third-round Wimbledon defeat against Yulia Putintseva

Iga Swiatek, the top seed at Wimbledon, suffered a shock defeat in the third round of Wimbledon against Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan. The Polish tennis star lost in three sets 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, which ended her 21-match win streak, which included a title win at the Roland Garros last month.

Novak Djokovic reaches fourth round of Wimbledon after defeating Alexei Popyrin

Novak Djokovic, the 24-time Grand Slam champion, booked his place in the fourth round of Wimbledon after defeating Alexei Popyrin of Australia in four sets. The Serbian won with a scoreline of 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6(7-3) on Centre Court, to set up a fourth-round clash against Holger Rune of Denmark.

Formula 1

George Russell clinches pole at British Grand Prix

George Russell, the Mercedes F1 driver, clinched pole position in the British Grand Prix qualifying with 1:25:89 time, staying ahead of his teammate Lewis Hamilton by 0.171 seconds. Lando Norris of McLaren was in third place with 0.211 seconds behind the leader, to ensure that three British drivers will be starting the home race on the front of the grid since 1962.


John Cena announces WWE retirement; to wrestle last time in 2025

During the Money in the Bank PLE from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, John Cena made a surprise return to WWE. But in a shocking turn of events, the 16-time world champion announced his in-ring retirement from WWE before stating that he will compete for the last time as a wrestler in 2025.