BREAKING: 'Emotional' Ozil quits German duties, lashes out on media after W/Cup disgrace Mesut Ozil has announced his retirement from international football. The Arsenal midfielder, 29, was made the scapegoat for Germany's World Cup disaster this summer in Russia, as the 2014 winners of the tournament failed to make it out of their group following two defeats and a win. Ozil was criticised for...... read more
AYG: Nigeria Taekwondo Athletes shine in Algeria, win four medals as Future Eagles race into semi-final No fewer than four medals were pragmatically won by 10 under-17 Taekwondo Athletes who represented Nigeria at the ongoing African Youth Games (AYG) in Algiers, Algeria. After narrowly missing out on silver, four Athletes settled for four ‘golden’ bronze medals in an event that offered them international competitive opportunity for the...... read more
Stranded Nigerians in Russia return, days after 2018 W/cup ended A nursing mother and 154 out of 230 Nigerian football fans stranded in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup arrived the country on Friday night. The stranded football fans including a nursing mother in her mid thirties came through Ethiopian Airline flight number ET-ALP that arrived Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport...... read more
SHOCKER! Salah heading to Real after Ronaldo's exit -Barnes A former England international footballer and manager, John Barnes has said that Mohamed Salah could leave Liverpool despite signing new contract. The Champions League winners are in search of the best qualities around to replace Cristaino Ronaldo who left for Juventus. “In modern football, you don’t worry about later down the...... read more
U-20 Nations Cup qualifier: Ex-international raises alarm ahead Flying Eagles clash with Mauritania Former Super Eagles midfielder Garba Lawal has sounded a note of warning to Nigeria’s male U20 team, Flying Eagles ahead of the second leg of their crucial 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) third round qualifier against Mauritania. The tie is evenly poised ahead of the second leg scheduled for the...... read more
SWAN demands early preparations ahead 2022 W/Cup, tasks Dalung on Sports Federations' cash, Stadia repairs Media Professionals have called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to begin preparations in earnest after dismal performance of Super Eagles at the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Media men under the aegis of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), FCT chapter made the call as part of...... read more
BREAKING: Liverpool strike deal with Brazilian Goalkeeper in record £67m move Liverpool have agreed a fee of about £66.8m for Roma goalkeeper Alisson. The Premier League club are now expected to hold talks with the Brazil international. The 25-year-old has been at Roma for two years, and played 37 Serie A games last season, after starting his career at Brazilian side Internacional....... read more
Gambia hire Tom Saintfiet as Head Coach Former Togo and Zimbabwe coach Tom Saintfiet has been appointed as Gambia's new coach, the country's football federation revealed in a statement. The 45-year-old, who was most recently coach of Malta, has signed a nine-month contract. Saintfiet takes over from former international Sang Ndong who is now technical director of the Gambia Football...... read more
Nigeria Athletics crisis worsens as Finland washes hands off visa application claims, indicts AFN Scribe The Embassy of Finland in Nigeria has described as false reports in the Nigerian media that they were responsible for the inability of three young Nigerian athletes to travel for the just ended 17th IAAF World U-20 Championship in Tampere, Finland.   Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Secretary General, Amaechi Akawo...... read more
Ex-Nigerian Boxer: FG owes me *Backlog of salaries, hunger has dealt with me Nigerian boxing star at the US ’94 Olympic, Jerry Okorodudu, has said he is dying of hunger over the non-payment of his 10 months’ salary by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports. Okorodudu, Nigeria’s boxer in the 1994 Los Angeles Olympic Games, U.S, said he is owed salary arrears by...... read more
Wenger: My greatest regrets in Arsenal *I gave everything, I lost many things Arsene Wenger has admitted staying at Arsenal for 22 years was "perhaps" the biggest mistake of his managerial career. The 68-year-old, who was appointed on October 1, 1996, stepped down as Gunners boss in May after winning three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups. The Frenchman left Arsenal with a...... read more
BREAKING: French World Cup victors to get Legion of Honour -Palace France’s victorious World Cup players will all be awarded the Legion of Honour, the office of President Emmanuel Macron said Monday ahead of their evening visit to the Elysee Palace. No date has yet been set for the ceremony to hand over France’s highest award, which follows the team’s 4-2 win...... read more
BREAKING: Mbappe donates entire World Cup earnings to charity Russia 2018 sensation, Kylian Mbappe, is showing that his prodigious qualities are not only on the football pitch, but that he equally has a heart of gold beneath his young and benign demeanour. He has just demonstrated this by his decision to devote all his earnings in the just concluded World...... read more
BREAKING: Ronaldo undergoes medical ahead sensational Juventus move Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus medical is well under way as the superstar prepares to officially finalise his £100million move to the Italian giants.  Images released by Juve show their new talisman undertaking the procedures before becoming the latest star name at the Allianz Stadium. Hundreds of excited Juventus supporters greeted Ronaldo as he arrived at the...... read more
BREAKING: Anthony Joshua, Alexander fight scheduled for September Britain's Anthony Joshua will defend his world heavyweight titles against Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on 22 September. The 28-year-old unified the WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight titles with a unanimous points win over New Zealander Joseph Parker in Cardiff in March. Unbeaten in 21 professional bouts, he now faces...... read more
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