Tag Archives: World Champion


US teenager becomes Fortnite world champion, wins $3m

07 July, 2019 12:06 pm 12:06 pm

NEW YORK (BBC News)-  A US teenager has won a record-breaking $3m (£2.4m) to become world champion of Fortnite, a computer game. It is the largest prize pool in the history of e-sports, with $30m shared amongst the winners. Kyle Giersdorf, 16, won the solo event of the competition in the Arthur Ashe Stadium in … Read More

Former world champion Rocchigiani dies in Italy after being hit by car

10 October, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s former world super-middleweight and light-heavyweight champion Graciano Rocchigiani has died aged 54 in southern Italy after being hit by a car while out walking, officials said on Tuesday. The boxer, who had an Italian father and German mother, had held both the IBF super-middleweight title from 1988 to 1989 as well … Read More

World champions France face Germany in Nations League opener

09 September, 2018 10:32 am 10:32 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany start to rebuild their battered reputation on Thursday in the opening match of the inaugural Nations League but their long road to recovery begins with perhaps the toughest of first steps with the visit of World Cup champions France. The Nations League, brainchild of European soccer body UEFA, aims to boost … Read More