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Super Eagles Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme Diagnosed With Acute Leukaemia

July 7, 2017

Wolverhampton Wanderers have announced that Super Eagles stopper, Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia. Ikeme, 31, a Nigerian international goalkeeper returned some abnormal blood tests during his pre-season testing, and a further medical investigation has revealed he is suffering from leukaemia. The club said Ikeme will start an immediate course of chemotherapy as […]

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Messi Extends Contract With Barcelona To 2021

July 6, 2017

Argentine star, Lionel Messi has agreed to a four-year £500,000 per week contract extension which will keep him at Barcelona until the summer of 2021. Spanish newspaper Marca have reported that the new contract contains a release clause of €300m. A statement released on the club’s official website said: “FC Barcelona and Leo Messi have […]

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Former NFL player James Hardy’s Lifeless Body Found in River near His Home

June 12, 2017

The body of former Buffalo Bills wide receiver James Hardy was recovered from a river near his home in Indiana last week. He was just 31 years old. Read the report from TMZ below… The 6’6″ wide receiver was drafted by the Buffalo Bills after a s£nsat!onal junior year at Indiana University — in which […]

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Rafael Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title

June 12, 2017

Spanish tennis player, Rafael Nadal today defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 to claim his 10th French Open title. After the victory, a very happy and excited Nadal was quoted saying “It’s really unbelievable, to win the 10th is incredible, it’s very special. I’d like to thank all of you today. I’m very emotional. I […]

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See How Madrid Celebrates UEFA Champions League Title Win in Style (Photos)

June 4, 2017

For a record 12 times and the second time in a row, Real Madrid lifted the UEFA Champions League trophy on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The game which started with massive attack from Juventus in the first 5 minutes saw Real Madrid pick up pace and opened the scoresheet in the 20th minute with a […]

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See How Madrid Celebrates UEFA Champions League Title Win in Style (Photos)

June 4, 2017

For a record 12 times and the second time in a row, Real Madrid lifted the UEFA Champions League trophy on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The game which started with massive attack from Juventus in the first 5 minutes saw Real Madrid pick up pace and opened the scoresheet in the 20th minute with a […]

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Ariana Grande To Headline Manchester Benefit Concert This Sunday

May 30, 2017

Ariana Grande will return to Manchester for a charity concert this Sunday, a publicist told BBC News. The benefit concert will support Manchester Arena bombing victims’ families. The concert will take place at the 50,000-capacity Old Trafford cricket ground and will be streamed live via BBC. According to the Associated Press, Grande will be joined […]

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EPL leading scorers

December 12, 2016

Chelsea’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa AFP Leading English Premier League scorers after the weekend’s matches: 12: Costa (Chelsea) 11: Sanchez (Arsenal) 10: Aguero (Man City) 9: Lukaku (Everton) 8: Benteke (Crystal Palace), Defoe (Sunderland), Hazard (Chelsea), Ibrahimovic (Man Utd) 7: Antonio (West Ham), Kane (Tottenham), Mané (Liverpool), Walcott (Arsenal) 6: Austin (Southampton), Fer (Swansea) […]

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Olofua, Momoh win Governor’s South West badminton tourney

December 12, 2016

Idris Adesina Godwin Olofua of Lagos State and Zainab Momoh of Oyo State have emerged winners of the first edition of the Governor’s South West Badminton Tournament, which ended at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Complex, Yaba, Lagos on Saturday. The championship, which is featured players from the six South West states, included the country’s top […]

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EPL: Mkhitaryan tames Spurs to stop Man Utd rot

December 12, 2016

Manchester United’s Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic crosses the ball during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Photo: AFP Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored his first Premier League goal for Manchester United but was later stretchered off as Jose Mourinho’s side claimed a timely 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur […]

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Oshoala, Iheanacho, others nominated for Glo-CAF awards

December 12, 2016

Iheanacho, Oshoala Nigeria on Sunday made up for what it could not secure in the final cut for the Africa Player of the Year and Africa-based Player of the Year nominations. Nigeria got seven nominations in the 13 other categories released by the Confederation of African Football for the Glo-CAF African Football Awards 2016. The […]

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UPDATED:English Premier League results

December 12, 2016

English Premier League results on Sunday: Chelsea 1 (Costa 76) West Brom 0 Manchester United 1 (Mkhitaryan 29) Tottenham 0 Southampton 1 (Boufal 53) Middlesbrough 0 Playing later (1630GMT) Liverpool v West Ham Played Saturday Arsenal 3 (Walcott 42, Ozil 49, Iwobi 75) Stoke 1 (Adam 29-pen) Burnley 3 (Hendrick 13, Ward 16, Boyd 75) […]

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Cameroon concede Falcons superiority

December 5, 2016

Super Falcons Festus Abu Cameroon coach Enow Ngachu on Sunday  conceded that Nigeria were superior in Saturday’s African Women’s Cup of Nations final at the  Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde. The Super Falcons won the encounter 1-0 courtesy of France-based forward Desire Oparanozie’s late strike to rule  the   elite women’s tournament for the eighth time […]

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Premier League!! Everton 1-1 Manchester United (RESULT)

December 5, 2016

Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini conceded a costly penalty against his former club as Leighton Baines rescued a late point for Everton at Goodison Park. Fellaini was introduced as an 85th-minute substitute but his first meaningful action was to commit a clumsy foul on Idrissa Gueye in the area, and Baines made no mistake from 12 yards. Zlatan […]

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Ronaldo confident of winning Ballon d’Or

November 22, 2016

Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo says he feels confident of winning a fourth Ballon d’Or title after a stellar year in which Portugal wiped the smiles off French faces at Euro 2016. The 31-year-old Real Madrid striker said in an interview published in Tuesday’s edition of France Football that ‘Les Bleus’ “thought they were going to easily […]

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Falcons can’t massacre us, we’ll shock them – Ghana

November 22, 2016

Super Falcons Festus Abu Ghana   coach  Yusif Basigi admits  his team  face an onslaught from their eternal rivals  Nigeria  in their Cameroon 2016 African Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Group B fixture on Wednesday, but  he   has warned    the Super Falcons  the Black Queens  won’t be on their holidays at  Stade Limbe venue for the […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo eyes European century

November 22, 2016

Ronaldo Fresh from vanquishing Atletico Madrid with his 39th Real Madrid hat-trick, Cristiano Ronaldo will be guaranteed a hero’s welcome when he returns to where his career began at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday, AFP reports. Ronaldo has another landmark in his sights as he is just two goals short of 100 in European competitions and history suggests […]

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Ibrahimovic considers move to US

November 22, 2016

“I can see myself conquering the US, just as I have (conquered) Europe,” the 35-year-old Swede told daily newspaper Aftonbladet in an interview. “People stay in one place throughout their entire career, but I have travelled around like Napoleon in Europe and conquered every country I’ve arrived in,” Ibrahimovic said. “So maybe I could cross […]

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Man City hunt for last 16 qualification at Gladbach

November 22, 2016

Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola and his players celebrate on the pitch / AFP Pep Guardiola takes his Manchester City side back to Germany on Wednesday, hunting a win at Borussia Moenchengladbach to put the Citizens in the last 16 of the Champions League. City, second in Group C behind leaders Barcelona, will book […]

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EPL: How Costa sent Chelsea top of table

November 21, 2016

File: Chelsea’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa Diego Costa scored his 10th goal of the season as Chelsea won 1-0 at Middlesbrough to record a sixth consecutive victory and take over at the Premier League summit. Costa struck for the third straight game with half-time approaching in Sunday’s game as Antonio Conte’s side underlined their […]

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Imperious Murray wins Tour Finals, on top of world

November 21, 2016

Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates with the trophy after winning the men’s singles final on the eighth and final day of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis tournament in London on November 20, 2016. Photo: Adrian DENNIS / AFP Andy Murray will finish 2016 on top of the world rankings after an imperious 6-3, 6-4 victory […]

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Guardiola defends Rooney over drink row

November 19, 2016

Wayne Rooney received support from an unlikely source when Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola revealed Friday he too drank alcohol while on international duty. England captain Rooney publicly apologised after pictures taken in the early hours of the morning of him at a wedding party at the team hotel following a 3-0 World Cup qualifying […]

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Guardiola’s sex ban got best out of Messi – Nasri

November 15, 2016

Lionel Messi Notoriously obsessive taskmaster Pep Guardiola got the most out of Lionel Messi when they were together at Barcelona by banning the world’s best player from having sex before midnight. That was the claim by Samir Nasri, who was shipped off by the now Manchester City boss on loan to Sevilla for allegedly being […]

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Stolen Olympic medal found in rubbish heap

November 14, 2016

An Olympic fencing champion whose Rio Games gold medal was stolen as he slept on a train was celebrating Sunday after receiving news of its discovery by a stranger via a message on Facebook.“I’m really happy! Even though I’d come to terms with losing the medal, it was like a part of me had been […]

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Full List Of: Africa Qualifying Results 2018 World Cup in Russia

November 13, 2016

World Cup Africa match day 2 qualifying resultGroup B At Limbe, Cameroon Cameroon 1 (Aboubakar 45+5-pen) Zambia 1 (Mbesuma 34) At Uyo, Nigeria Nigeria v Algeria (1600 GMT) Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points) Nigeria 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 Cameroon 2 0 2 0 2 2 2 Algeria […]

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