Man City through to UCL knockout stage after Foden winner

PHIL Foden sent Pep Guardiola another reminder of his scoring ability by earning Manchester City a 1-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday,...

Adieu eventful Diego Armando Maradona

THERE cannot be many men with a football career that is as eventful as the Argentine petit, nicknamed “El Pibe de Oro”...

CAF: Four to contest for CAF Presidency after Ahmad ban

WITH the news that President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad has been banned by the Ethics Committee of...

Osimhen expected to recover this week

S’Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen’s agent, William D’Avila expects the Nigeria international to be involved in some capacity when Napoli take on AS...

Guinness Records: Nigerian-Briton, Tinuke Orbit breaks two new records in roller-skater

NIGERIAN born British Tinuke Orbit (aka Tinuke Oyediran), age 27 years has broken the record for most cartwheels on roller skates in...

NFF: Dare wants higher standards for Rohr stated

 EARLIER this week, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has given the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) the marching orders to hold...

Pele, CR7, Messi, others pens touching tribute to late Maradona

JUVENTUS and Portugal star, Cristiano Ronaldo has posted a heartfelt message after the death of Argentina icon, Diego Maradona, bidding farewell to...

Neymar, Mbappe in Best FIFA men’s player award shortlist

PARIS Saint-Germain forwards, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe are among multiple players that have been nominated for the 2020 The Best FIFA Men’s...

Pirlo urged not to quit on Dybala

FORMER Sampdoria striker, Fabio Bazzani has urged Andrea Pirlo to keep playing Dybala even though he admits that the attacker is far...

Napoli: Mayor wants stadium renamed after Maradona

YESTERDAY morning, the football World mourned the passing of an Icon, Argentina there’s one place outside Argentina that will likely match -...

Neymar not even among top 30 best players – Barca presidential candidate

BARCA’S presidential race is gaining momentum but one candidate has ruled out the opportunity of re-signing former Camp nou and current most...

Australian Open chief admits coronavirus have changed tennis

AUSTRALIAN Open Tournament Director, Craig Tiley admits the picture are not looking too rosy for the hard-court Grand Slam over the next...

Venus named ambassador for K-Swiss

TENNIS champion, Venus Williams has been announced as a global brand ambassador for tennis apparel brand, K-Swiss and announced her own limited...

I have exceeded my dream – Federer

ROGER Federer says he is 'not quite sure' why he has had the success he has, and he certainly never expected it.

I want to be a stay-at-home dad – Adesanya

THE time will come, some years from now, when UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya will want to start a family. Adesanya, 31,...

In WWE, hints of No Way Jose’s return

WWE is reportedly interested in bringing back No Way Jose. The former superstar was released back in April as part of the...

Wilder has lost his marbles – Tyson Fury

SINCE their last  bout in February, Wilder has being cooking up blames as he is yet to move on from his defeat...

AJ’s focus on Fury ‘big mistake’ – Pulev’s manager

ANTHONY Joshua has shown signs of being over confidence against Kubrat Pulev to think about Tyson Fury, his upcoming opponent's manager has...

Italy 4, Estonia 0: Italy stretch unbeaten run to 20 games

FEDERICO Bernardeschi and Riccardo Orsolini added to Vincenzo Grifo’s brace as Italy registered a routine victory over Estonia in Florence.

English FA chairman resigns after racist comments

ENGLISH FA chairman, Greg Clarke apologised for using the term “high-profile coloured footballers”; Clarke told Sky Sports News he is moving back...

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FG recoups N416b from companies’ income tax in Q3

FEDERAL government's revenue from Company Income Tax (CIT) rose slightly to N416.01 billion as of the end of the third quartre of...

66% of rural Nigerian children illiterate – FG

FEDERAL government yesterday, disclosed that 66 per cent of Nigerian children in rural areas could neither read nor write.

Senate seeks extra N9b for Nigeria railway

THE Senate yesterday, demanded additional N9 billion for Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) in 2021 budget.   Chairman of Senate...

APGA names Obiano as Ojukwu’s successor

ALL Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) yesterday, nominated Gov. Willie Obiano to be the late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu's successor.

Obiano tasks church leaders on COVID -19 protocols

... Condoles Ekwegbalu, Adinike families ANAMBRA State Governor, Willie Obiano has called on church leaders and managers of...

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