Nakib Abedin (nakib-abedin)email@example.com
Nakib Abedin (‘23) is a Sports writer. He really loves to talk about, watch, and play soccer (though he isn’t very good). He is also a fan of basketball, boxing, cricket, and football. He has been a supporter of Liverpool FC since he was nine years old and his favorite athlete of all time is Muhammad Ali.
In the same venue where George Saint-Pierre defeated Michael Bisping to become a two-division champion, where Andy Ruiz Jr. pulled off a dramatic upset by knocking out Anthony Joshua, and where Joe Frazier and Muhammed Ali had the fight of the century, Kamaru Usman took on Colby Covington to headline UFC 268.
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Pelé have always been miles above the rest in the soccer GOAT debate. When Messi and Ronaldo recently surpassed two of Pelé’s most cherished records, the debate was once again reignited—this time with much more heat than ever before.
Portugal shocked the world in their 2016 Euros victory and proved their worth by winning the 2019 UEFA Nations Cup. Now, the squad has talented and exciting young players led by a hungry Cristiano Ronaldo. Will the 2022 FIFA World Cup be in their reach?
Doping is frowned upon and has been banned in almost all sports for decades. However, the recent Covid-19 lockdown made monitoring the use of performance enhancing drugs much more difficult. This raises a question -- did athletes use performance enhancers during quarantine to gain a competitive advantage?