How do you define dominance? How do you compare the achievements of athletes all around the world, in different leagues, in different sports? There's no exact formula, but we're once again giving it a shot by ranking the most dominant athletes in the world. Every aspect counts — athletes who crush opponents with power, speed, or technique, athletes who win individual accolades, athletes who reach the pinnacles of their sports, both individually or with a team. Our list skews toward recent performance: while longevity and history counts, we favored athletes who have had successful years or stretches since our last edition in 2016. The result is a wide variety of competitors in a wide variety
Jurgen Klopp warned his transfer targets that he would move on if there was no progress in the players signing for Liverpool. The Anfield boss, according to the whispers and rumors filtering around the Premier League, will lodge a third bid for his top target, with a fee that would break the club’s transfer record. Meanwhile, Manchester United and Chelsea are back vying for a rival's player, likely to cost £50 million (about $65 million), with Tottenham also heavily interested, and possibly the winner.
Soccer is back in the headlines and there’s plenty of technology to eat up alongside all the on-pitch action. The UEFA Women’s Euro championship is currently being played out with England ladies arguably currently outperforming their male counterparts in terms of skill and entertainment value. Across the pond we are also enjoying the US ladies soccer team in the women’s World Cup group stages and other competitions. Where soccer facilities (and yes, we do say ‘football’ in the UK) used to mean terrace standing room only for fans (or bleacher seating at best) and a meat pie and pint of beer (hence the expression ‘pie & pint’) at half time, the world of soccer has gone through that so-called process of digital transformation.