Federer delivers in Dubai

ROGER Federer survived a fierce challenge from Fernando Verdasco to reach the quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Wednesday, the tennis veteran  admits he found things “tricky” after getting... Read more »

“I’m only thinking about Stuttgart’s survival – B’Parvard

FRENCH World Cup winner, Benjamin Pavard says he is not thinking about his summer move to Bayern Munich, and is solely focused on helping VfB Stuttgart avoid relegation from the Bundesliga this... Read more »

Serena cartoon not deemed racist

AUSTRALIAN Press Council has ruled there was no breach of its standards of practice in a cartoon of tennis star, Serena Williams that attracted global condemnation after being published by Melbourne’s Herald... Read more »

Quadri speaks Yoruba in ITTF promo

ARUNA Quadri became Nigerian culture advocate in the new promo released by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for the 2019 World Championship scheduled for Budapest, Hungary. Considered as the best import... Read more »

Despite injury, Nadal wins Acapulco opening match

FORMER World No.1, Rafael Nadal has got off to winning start at the Mexican Open after recently admitting that he has been troubled by a hand injury heading into the tournament. The... Read more »

Suarez’s double downs Madrid, sends Barca into Cup final

BARCELONA beat Real Madrid 3-0 away in an intense Copa del Rey semi-final, second leg on Wednesday as a Luis Suarez double helped them secure a 4-1 aggregate victory and a spot... Read more »

I’ll strip Miller off his spirit – AJ

AMERICAN boxer, Jarell Miller suggested during a press conference in London that he’ll stop Anthony Joshua within seven rounds on June 1 at Madison Square Garden. An annoyed Joshua responded by promising... Read more »

McGregor admits poor preparation against Khabib

CONOR McGregor was stripped of the lightweight title last April due to inactivity. Ireland’s first UFC belt holder was given the opportunity to reclaim the last October in the main event of... Read more »

Bale escapes ban after provocative gesture

GARETH Bale will not be banned for a “provocative” gesture he made after scoring for Real Madrid against Atletico Madrid earlier this month. Bale was facing up to a 12-game ban for... Read more »

WWE: K’Owens returns with Stonecold’s stride

KEVIN Owens finally made his return to the WWE scene and the Canadian professional wrestler immediately got a shot at Daniel Bryan’s heavyweight title. All this went down on the February 26... Read more »

UFC: Adesanya does not fancy belts

PRIOR to the bout between Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum, Adesanya has expressed himself as he does not fancy the UFC belt. According to Nigerian born UFC fighter Israel Adesanya also known... Read more »

Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham: Sarri’s Chelsea too strong for Spurs

PEDRO’S strike and Kieran Trippier’s embarrassing own goal gave Chelsea a 2-0 victory over rivals, Tottenham in the Premier League on Wednesday at Stamford Bridge. The eagerly-anticipated team news saw Kepa Arrizabalaga... Read more »

Bayern agrees term with Werner

BAYERN executives are dead-serious in their intentions to re-build their squad, and in order to do that, they have landed the signing of a highly-rated striker. Now, with the last months of... Read more »

Man U maintains good form as they win Crystal Palace

CRYSTAL Palace coach, Roy Hodgson conceded that Manchester United were worthy winners as Crystal Palace went down 3-1 at Selhurst Park. A rare Joel Ward goal had cut the deficit after Romelu... Read more »

Liverpool thrash Watford to stay top of EPL table

LIVERPOOL returned to their swaggering best and retained a slender lead in the Premier League with a 5-0 thrashing of Watford on Wednesday that was powered by two goals a piece from... Read more »

Arsenal 5 Bournemouth 1: Ozil shines in rare start

MESUT Ozil showed Arsenal coach, Unai Emery just what he has to offer, scoring one goal and setting up another to help spark a 5-1 win over Bournemouth in the Premier League... Read more »

Bournemouth vs Manchester City

AFC Bournemouth continue to establish themselves as part of the furniture in the Premier League. The Cherries were not expected to remain in the top tier of English football for long, but... Read more »

Manchester United vs Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON have a good recent record at Old Trafford and will be hoping Manchester United’s lengthy injury list helps them to continue it on Saturday. In their last five visits to this... Read more »

Real Madrid vs Barcelona

REAL Madrid’s season has been a real rollercoaster once again. Despite winning three of the last four Champions Leagues, there was always a feeling that los Blancos were never quite operating at... Read more »

Balogun, a doubt for Rohr’s AFCON squad

LEON Balogun is rated as doubtful to take to the pitch when Brighton & Hove travel to Leicester City in the next round of matches in the Premier League. The Nigeria international... Read more »