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In the world of football, Georgia stunned Portugal 2-0 to reach the round of 16 in the UEFA Euro 2024, where they will be taking on Spain. Chelsea have enquired about the possibility of signing Alexander Isak from Newcastle United to add depth to their attacking options. Andy Murray is planning to decide between playing in his farewell Wimbledon as late as possible after undergoing a back procedure recently.

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


Georgia stun Portugal to advance to round of 16 in UEFA Euro 2024

Georgia, the 74th ranked team in the world, stunned Portugal 2-0 at the Arena Auf Schalke in Gelsenkirchen, to secure a spot in the round of 16 of the UEFA Euro 2024 from Group F. Kvara Kvaratskhelia opened the scoring for Georgia in the second minute before Georges Mikautadze doubled their lead in the 57th minute with a very impressive penalty.

Germany, Spain, Portugal, and France drawn in top half of UEFA Euro 2024 knockout stage

After the completion of the group stage matches in the UEFA Euro 2024, the hosts Germany, Spain, Portugal, and France are all drawn in the top half of the knockout stage matches. Germany could face Spain if these two teams get past Denmark and Georgia respectively, while Portugal could get France if both these teams can defeat Slovenia and Belgium respectively.

Chelsea enquire about Alexander Isak from Newcastle United: Reports

Chelsea have reportedly enquired about Alexander Isak, the Newcastle United forward, but they would have to pay more than £115m to get his services, as per the report from the Daily Mail. Notably, the 24-year-old scored 25 goals last season for Newcastle United which led to his market value nearly doubling in the last couple of years.

Bayern Munich to sign Amadou Onana after Joao Palhinha struggle: Reports

Bayern Munich are reportedly set to make a move for Amadou Onana, the Everton midfielder, as per the report from Liverpool Echo. It has been revealed that Bayern Munich have been left frustrated in their pursuit of Joao Palhinha, who is looking to stay with Fulham the next season, which led to them going after Amadou Onana.

Some major results in football are as under:

UEFA Euro 2024

Ukraine 0-0 Belgium

Slovakia 1-1 Romania

Czech Republic 1-2 Turkey

Georgia 2-0 Portugal

CONMEBOL Copa America 2024

Venezuela 1-0 Mexico


Andy Murray to make late decision about taking part in Wimbledon

Andy Murray, the British tennis legend, is going to decide to participate in Wimbledon for the last time “as late as possible” after undergoing a procedure on a back issue recently. The 37-year-old, who has planned to retire from the sport later this year, stated that he is more likely to not play singles at the SW19 next week.

Emma Raducanu saves match point; defeats Jessica Pegula at Eastbourne

The British tennis player, Emma Raducanu saved a match point against the Italian Jessica Pegula on her way to reaching the quarterfinals at Eastbourne. After going a set down, the 21-year-old made a remarkable recovery to get the better of the French Open finalist with a scoreline of 4-6, 7-6(8-6), 7-5.

Formula 1

Lance Stroll and Pierre Gasly sign contract extensions in Formula 1

Lance Stroll and Pierre Gasly have signed contract extensions with Aston Martin and Alpine to keep racing for them until 2025 at the very least since both teams haven’t revealed the exact length of their contracts. After confirming his stay with Alpine, Pierre Gasly said, “I feel very much at home with this great team. I’ve been officially here for over 18 months and it has always been the plan to build a long-term project with the team.”


Elaine Thompson-Herah to miss Paris Olympics with Achilles injury

Elaine Thompson-Herah, the two-time Olympic champion from Jamaica, is set to miss the upcoming Paris 2024 extravaganza after suffering an Achilles injury. The 31-year-old, who has won five gold medals at the Olympics, got injured during the New York City Grand Prix earlier this month and she was carried off the track in the immediate aftermath.