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Two Italian Doctors Probed Over Footballer Astori’s Death

Two doctors who issued medical certificates declaring Davide Astori fit to play despite evidence he suffered from a heart condition are under investigation.

Fifa To Decide On 48-Team World Cup In March

Gianni Infantino reiterated that Fifa will decide in March whether the 2022 World Cup could be extended to include 48 teams.
Sarri Speaks On Hazard Signing New Contract For Chelsea

I Don’t Want Any Regrets, Hazard Says As He Considers Chelsea Future

Chelsea star Eden Hazard says he does not "want to have any regrets" as he considers whether to sign a new contract with The Blues or leave Stamford Bridge.

National Sports Festival: Rookie Defeats Favourite Oshonaike

Table tennis rookie Nimota Aregbesola on Monday defeated veteran Olympian Funke Oshonaike at the ongoing 2018 National Sports Festival in Abuja.
Raheem Sterling

Hazard Supports Sterling Over Alleged Racial Abuse

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has offered his support to Raheem Sterling after he suffered alleged racist abuse at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

City Midfielder Extends Contract Until 2024

Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden has signed a new long-term contract to keep him at the Etihad stadium until 2024.

Premier League Giants Enter Race To Sign Belgian Star Hazard

Liverpool have joined the race to sign Belgian international Thorgan Hazard, according to reports as the 25-year-old dazzles in Germany. 

Chelsea Fans Banned For Alleged Raheem Sterling Abuse

Premier League side Chelsea on Monday suspended four persons from attending matches in the wake of allegation of racial abuse of Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling.

Barcelona To Slam £200m On Premier League Star

Spanish champions Barcelona have signified interest in signing Tottenham star Harry Kane next summer for a fee pegged at £200million.

Eagles Star Makes La Liga Team Of The Month For November

Super Eagles and Villarreal star Samuel Chukwueze has been named in the November team of the month in the Spanish La Liga. 

Chelsea Place Price Tag On Victor Moses

Chelsea have placed £12million price tag on former Super Eagles winger Victor Moses, according to reports in England.

Samuel Chukwueze’s Coach Sacked In Spain

Struggling Villarreal have sacked coach Javi Calleja with the club just three points above the relegation zone in La Liga.

Isaac Success Reveals How He Got His Form Back

Nigerian international Isaac Success says his change of diet, including a stop in eating his favorite Jollof rice, helped him to regain his form.

Ronaldo Invites Messi To Join Him In Serie A

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has extended an invitation to his eternal rival Lionel Messi to join him in Serie A, suggesting Messi "maybe needs more" after so long at Barcelona.

Caf Name South Africa Among Potential 2019 Afcon Hosts

South Africa could step in as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, according to the president of the Confederation of African Football Ahmad Ahmad in an interview with AFP on Monday.

I’ve Finally Overcome My Post-World Cup Slump – Lukaku

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku on Saturday said has finally emerged from his post-World Cup slump.

No Milan Return For Ibrahimovic – Leonardo

AC Milan's sporting director Leonardo has confirmed that talks with Zlatan Ibrahimovic over a potential loan from LA Galaxy has since collapsed.
Joe Gomez

Liverpool’s Gomez Extends Contract Until 2024

Liverpool's young defender Joe Gomez has signed a new long-term contract at Liverpool to keep him at Anfield until 2024.

PFA Backs Raheem Sterling After Alleged Racist Abuse At Chelsea

The Professional Footballers' Association says it stands "shoulder to shoulder" with Raheem Sterling following an incident of alleged racist abuse at Chelsea on Saturday.
English FA Slams Benitez With £60K Fine

Benitez Calls For VAR After Newcastle Defeat

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has called for the Premier League to introduce VAR immediately after his team was beaten 2-1 by Wolves.
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