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Osun half marathon to sensitise the people on physical exercise, fitness—Oyetola

Osun State governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday said that the proposed Osun Heritage International Half Marathon, scheduled to hold on the 23rd,...

Finally, former Super Eagles coach Siasia appeals FIFA’s life ban

Former Super Eagles star Samson Siasia on Thursday  said he had filed an appeal against his life ban from the game by world...

Liverpool’s Van Dirk crowned UEFA’s Men’s Player of the Year for 2018-19

The Liverpool defender’s outstanding form for club and country last season – which included Champions League glory, 97 points in the Premier League...

Liverpool ranked third in world ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid

Liverpool have been ranked as the third best team in the world, ahead of the likes of Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid....

Riyad Mahrez fires Algeria into AFCON 2019 final

Algeria defeated Nigeria 2-1 to reach the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday evening. Riyad Mahrez scored the...

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in epic five-set match to win Wimbledon men’s title

Novak Djokovic defended his Wimbledon title Sunday, defeating one of the game’s greatest players, Roger Federer, in an epic five-set match that was the...

Africa Nations Cup : Nigeria overwhelm South Africa to reach last four

South Africa’s Bafana Bafana suffered Africa Cup of Nations heartbreak as they slipped to a last-gasp defeat against the Super Eagles of Nigeria...

Buhari shocked over Super Eagles unpaid allowances- Lalong

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shocked over unpaid allowances of the Super Eagles players taking part in the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of...

Nigerian court orders arrest of football federation boss Amaju Pinnick on fraud charges

A court in Abuja, Nigeria has ordered the arrest of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, on fraud charges. The court...

Mo Salah says teammate ‘should not be sent to the guillotine’ after sexual harassment claims

Egyptian football star Mohamed Salah has said teammate Amr Warda “shouldn’t be sent straight to the guillotine” after he was kicked out of...

Nigeria beat Guinea to qualify for AFCON last 16

The Super Eagles of Nigeria became the first side to advance to the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday...

Football star dies in Syria fighting after losing father and four brothers

A Syrian football player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in...

Infantino re-elected as FIFA president

Gianni Infantino has been re-elected as president of football’s world governing body Fifa for a second term. The Swiss-Italian, 49, was re-elected until...

Mohamed Salah’s popularity has caused Islamophobia to drop by 19% – Study

A new study by Stanford University has found that instances of Islamophobia in the city of Liverpool have dropped by 18.9% since Egyptian...

Ruiz says he knew he’ll beat Joshua

Andy Ruiz Jr. says he knew he was going to beat Anthony Joshua long before he fought him last Saturday night. Ruiz Jr....