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In the world of football, Mohamed Camara has been suspended for Ligue 1 matches after he covered up the anti-homophobia messages on his shirt during Monaco’s clash against Nantes. Manchester United are considering a move for Trevoh Chalobah to bolster their defence after Raphael Varane left the club. Nelly Korda, the big favourite for the US Women’s Open, had a horror start to her campaign in the tournament, carding 10-over-par 80 in the first round. 

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


Players could go on strike against FIFA if they continue to be overworked

The Chief Executive of Professional Footballers’ Association, Maheta Molango, spoke about how players could go on strike against FIFA if they continue to be overworked. During the PFA and World Players’ Union Fifpro’s end-of-season review of player workload and recovery, Maheta Molango remarked what players told him, “Some of them said: 'I’m not having it, we may as well strike.”

Mohamed Camara suspended for four Ligue 1 matches after covering up anti-homophobia messages on shirt

Mohamed Camara, the Mali footballer, who had put a white tape on the anti-homophobia logo on his chest during Monaco’s 4-0 win against Nantes in Ligue, got suspended for four league matches for his actions. As per the statement from Ligue de Football Professional (LFP), the decision of banning Mohamed Camara was taken after he refused “to carry out one or more actions to raise awareness of the fight against homophobia” during the case hearing.

Manchester United consider move for Trevoh Chalobah: Reports

Manchester United are reportedly considering a move for the Chelsea defender, Trevoh Chalobah, as they assess the centre-half options for next season, according to the report from the Independent. In the last season, Manchester United had a lot of injury problems in defence, and the departure of Raphael Varane has made the defensive side of things more underwhelming going into the upcoming season.

Saudi Pro League clubs target Luis Diaz and Joe Gomez from Liverpool this summer: Reports

In their bid to attract younger players in the upcoming summer, the Saudi Pro League clubs are reportedly targeting the likes of Luis Diaz, 27, and Joe Gomez, 27, from Liverpool, as per the Daily Mail report. In the forward line, Luis Diaz has been exceptional for Liverpool in the last two seasons, while Joe Gomez took his game to the next level in defence and midfield last season.

Some major results in football are as under:

International Women Friendlies

Iran 0-3 Belarus

Morocco 2-1 DR Congo

Major League Soccer 2024

Inter Miami 1-3 Atlanta United

LA Galaxy 3-1 Dallas


Novak Djokovic cruises to third round of French Open with straight sets win

The world number one, Novak Djokovic, cruised through to the third round of the French Open after winning in straight sets 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 against Roberto Carballes Baena. After registering a win on a rain-soaked day at the Roland Garros, the defending champion said, “There is always conviction and belief inside of me [that] I can win a Grand Slam. That's the reason why I'm still competing at this level. That's why I'm here.”

Aryna Sabalenka defeats Moyuka Uchijima in straight sets at French Open

Aryna Sabalenka, who is ranked number two in the world, was quite exceptional in her second-round clash at the French Open, winning in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 against Moyuka Uchijima under the roof on Court Philippe Chatrier. In the third round, she will be taking on Paula Badosa at Roland Garros, who got the better of Yulia Putintseva in three sets 4-6, 6-1, 7-5.


Hikaru Nakamura defeats R Praggnanandhaa to take sole lead of Norway Chess 2024

Hikaru Nakamura defeated Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa in the fourth round of the Norway Chess 2024, to take the sole lead of the tournament with seven points. He is 0.5 points ahead of Alireza Firouzja on the points table, who had gotten the better of the world champion Ding Liren easily.


Nelly Korda gets horror start at US Women’s Open first round

In the first round of the US Open, played at the Lanchester Country Club in Pennsylvania, Nelly Korda had a horror start, carding 10-over-par 80, including a septuple bogey. Before the start of the tournament, she was billed as a big favourite to win her first US Women’s Open after taking home the title win in the six of her last seven tournaments.