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In the world of football, England and Spain booked their spot in the quarter-final of the UEFA Euro 2024 after defeating Slovakia and Georgia respectively. Aryna Sabalenka withdrew her name from Wimbledon after suffering a shoulder injury before her first-round women’s singles match. George Russell won the Austrian Grand Prix after Max Verstappen and Lando Norris collided in their fight for the lead of the race. 

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


England earn last-gasp win against Slovakia to stay alive in Euros

Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham scored for England in the second half injury time to pull off a last-gasp 2-1 win against Slovakia in the round of 16 in the UEFA Euro 2024. With this famous victory, England stayed alive in the Euros, setting up a clash against Switzerland in the quarter-final, who eliminated the defending champions Italy with a 2-0 margin.

Spain thump Georgia to set up Germany quarter-final clash in Euros

Spain put four goals past Georgia in the round of 16 clash in the UEFA Euro 2024, winning with a 4-1 margin after conceding early through an own goal from Robin Le Normand. For the Spanish team, Rodri, Fabian Ruiz, Nico Williams, and Dani Olmo registered their names on the scoresheet to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final against Germany.

Mexico eliminated from Copa America after goalless draw against Ecuador

Mexico were held to a goalless draw by Ecuador in the third and final Group B game, which led to their elimination from Copa America 2024. In the group standings, Ecuador had the same number of points as Mexico, but a positive goal difference of one in comparison to nil was enough for them to finish ahead in third place.

Manchester United to confirm Dan Ashworth appointment as new sporting director: Reports

Manchester United are reportedly closing in on confirming the appointment of Dan Ashworth as the new sporting director. The 53-year-old, who was looking to take his current club Newcastle United to arbitration to resolve an impasse over his move to Manchester United, led to talks between both clubs, which prompted an out-of-court settlement as per the BBC report.

Some major results in football are as under:

UEFA Euro 2024

England 2-1 Slovakia

Spain 4-1 Georgia

CONMEBOL Copa America 2024

Argentina 2-0 Canada

Canada 0-0 Chile

Jamaica 0-3 Venezuela

Mexico 0-0 Ecuador


Aryna Sabalenka withdraws name from Wimbledon due to shoulder injury

Aryna Sabalenka, the multi-time Grand Slam champion from Belarus, has withdrawn her name from Wimbledon due to a shoulder injury. The third seed was slated to play Emina Bekstas of the USA in the first round of the Wimbledon at SW19, but an unfortunate injury ended her tournament before it could begin.

Heather Watson loses to Greet Minnen in first round of Wimbledon

On the opening day of Wimbledon, the British tennis player, Heather Watson, lost to Greet Minnen of Belgium, the world number 80, in straight sets 7-5, 6-4 on court 18. Notably, after going down to number 199 on the world rankings, Heather Watson was given a wildcard to play for the 14th time at SW19, but she could go past the first round this time around.

Formula 1

George Russell capitalises on Max Verstappen-Lando Norris collision to win in Austria

George Russell, the Mercedes driver, won the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring after a collision between Max Verstappen and Lando Norris, who were fighting for the lead in the race. The incident led to a 10-second penalty for Max Verstappen, who managed to finish in fifth place while Lando Norris was unable to finish the race due to a lot of damage to his car.


Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone breaks 400m hurdles world record at US trials for Paris Olympics spot

Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone broke her world record in the 400m hurdles, recording a time of 50.65 seconds, which was 0.03 seconds faster than her previous personal best, at the US trials to book a spot at the Paris Olympics 2024. She was around two seconds ahead of second-place Anna Cockrell, who finished her race with a time of 52.64 seconds.