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In the world of football, the Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, remarked that his players were very impressive in finding a way to secure a 0-0 draw against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League. Everton reports financial losses for the 2022-23 season, which is part of a three-year period for which they are awaiting the outcome of the PSR charge. Jannik Sinner won the Miami Masters after defeating Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets. Mirabai Chanu returned to weightlifting action after a long injury layoff.

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


Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta praises his players after 0-0 draw at Manchester City

Mikel Arteta, the Arsenal manager, heaped praises on his players after they held Manchester City to a 0-0 draw in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium. After both the teams struggled to break the deadlock, Mikel Arteta shared his thoughts about the match to the press and said, “A really competitive match as you can imagine. We made another big step today. They have the capacity to change formations to get you in deep in many moments. They are very physical but I think we coped with that very well.”

Everton report financial losses of £89.1m for 2022-23 season

Everton have reported financial losses of £89.1m in their latest accounts for the 2022-23 season, which is the sixth successive year of losses for the Merseyside club. They had losses of £44.7m in the year 2021-22, which led to a deduction of 10 points for breaching the PSR rules, reduced to six on appeal, for the three years, while awaiting the outcome of the second charge for the period including 2022-23 season.

Liverpool join race to buy Joao Neves with £102.6m release clause: Reports

Liverpool have reportedly joined the race with Manchester United and Chelsea to sign the Benfica midfielder, Joao Neves, who has a £102.6m release clause. As per the report from Sport Witness, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in bringing the 19-year-old Portuguese to their fold, but the demand is not huge as of this writing.

Raphinha refuses to leave Barcelona in summer transfer window: Reports

Raphinha is reportedly refusing to leave Barcelona, even though the Catalan club is willing to listen to offers for him to ease their financial concerns, as per the report from the Sport. The 27-year-old has scored six goals and provided nine assists in the ongoing season even after suffering a couple of injuries, and he is looking to play a bigger role in the on-field revival of Barcelona as long as possible.

Some major results in football are as under:

Premier League 2023-24

Liverpool 2-1 Brighton

Manchester City 0-0 Arsenal

La Liga 2023-24

Girona 3-2 Real Betis

Real Madrid 2-0 Athletic Bilbao

Bundesliga 2023-24

Augsburg 1-1 Koln

Ligue 1 2023-24

Marseille 0-2 Paris Saint-Germain

Eredivisie 2023-24

PEC Zwolle 0-2 Ajax

Feyenoord 4-2 FC Utrecht

Major League Soccer 2023

LA Galaxy 1-0 Seattle Sounders


Jannik Sinner wins Miami Open after defeating Grigor Dimitrov

The second seed Italian, Jannik Sinner defeated Grigor Dimitrov from Bulgaria in straight sets in the final by 6-3, 6-1, to win the Miami Open after finishing runners-up in the tournament in 2021 and 2023. After securing his third title of the year, the 22-year-old was quoted as saying, “It has been a very special week for me, I have faced different kinds of situations on the court and different opponents. I was full of energy today. I'm very happy to be number two in the world. It is just a number, for me most important is trying to execute my gameplan and I managed to do this.”


F1 owner Liberty Media buys MotoGP in £3.6bn deal

Liberty Media, the US-based media conglomerate, has bought MotoGP in a £3.6bn deal from the Spanish company Dorna Sports, who had owned the motorbike series since 1992. When the deal is officially completed, expected by the end of the year, Liberty Media will acquire 86% of Dorna Sports, while the rest of the business will stay with the previous management.


Mirabai Chanu finishes third in IWF World Cup; almost seals berth at Paris 2024

Upon her return to competitive action, Mirabai Chanu, who had missed months of action due to injury, finished third in Group B of the IWF World Cup, lifting 184 kg weight, including 81 kg in snatch and 103 kg in clean and jerk. With this decent performance, the 29-year-old, who is a Tokyo Olympic silver medalist, has almost sealed a berth at the Paris 2024, which is expected to be confirmed later this month.


Dallas police search for Kansas City Chiefs’ Rashee Rice for alleged involvement in accident

After the Kansas City Chiefs’ Rashee Rice had his Lamborghini implicated in a major accident on northbound Central Expressway, the Dallas police are searching for him. Notably, an alleged video of Rashee Rice has also gone viral wherein he was seen fleeing the scene of the accident with two other men.