Russian soccer player Magomed Ozdoev being denied a visa to enter Scotland for a European game was a "huge injustice," his coach at Greek club PAOK said Wednesday.
Ozdoev was refused entry by British authorities for the team's Europa Conference League qualifying game in Edinburgh on Thursday against Hearts.
Olympic champion Tom Pidcock won the world championship cross country mountain bike marathon on Aug. 12 as a crash ended Mathieu van der Poel's dream of a unique treble.
It was a first world title in the mountain bike event for Britain's Pidcock, who raised a Yorkshire flag with a white rose above his head as he crossed the line after breaking away with two laps left.
Tadej Pogačar won bronze for Slovenia in the road race at the UCI Cycling World Championships in Glasgow on 6 August in what he described as a "sprint of the living dead".
Despite crashing while leading the race, Dutch rider Mathieu van der Poel managed to remount his bike and pull away to win the rainbow jersey, finishing 37 seconds clear of Belgian Wout van Aert in second.
The head of the upcoming COP28 climate summit, who also is the chief executive of the UAE's national oil company, has acknowledged that a reduction in the use of fossil fuels is inescapable.
"The phase down of fossil fuels is inevitable," Sultan al-Jaber said on the sidelines of technical climate talks on June 8 six months ahead of the summit.