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Brighton Return To English Top-Flight League After 34 years
Championship table-toppers Brighton have earned a Premier League berth for next season after they defeated struggling Wigan, and Huddersfield could only manage a draw at Derby.
Terry To leave Chelsea At End Of Season
The 36-year-old is the club's most decorated player, with four Premier League titles, one Champions League, five FA Cups, a Europa League and three League Cups.
Arsenal Keep Champions League Hopes Alive
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil scored both goals as Arsenal bounced back to winning ways with a hard-earned 2-1 win at Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Monday.
Fifth picture of a series of six displaying Belgrano’s supporter Emanuel Balbo (C) falling from the stand of the Mario Kempes stadium after he was pushed by other supporters of the same team while trying to escape for the aggressions during half time of the Argentine First division football match derby between Belgrano and Talleres, in Cordoba, on April 15, 2017. Balbo is brain dead since he was thrown over the railing on Saturday when he recognized in the crowd the man who ran over and killed his brother four years before. NICOLAS AGUILERA / AFP
Angry Football Fans Push 22-Year-Old To His Death In Argentina
An Argentine football fan died Monday after being pushed from a stand at a derby match by an angry crowd who thought he was a rival supporter, officials said.
Bale Out Of Bayern Return, Doubt For Clasico
Real Madrid will be without Gareth Bale as they look to book their place in a record seventh straight Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.
Eagles To Face Corsica, Burkina Faso Ahead Bafana Clash
The Super Eagles will square off against Corsica, a tiny island in France, and possibly Burkina Faso in international friendlies, the Nigeria Football Federation have said.
Edo Governor Seeks More Runners In Okpekpe Race
Governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, has called for an increased participation in the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race.
Spurs Can Beat Chelsea To Title, Conte Admits
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that Tottenham can beat his side to the title following a potentially damaging defeat at Manchester United.
Unbeaten Lagos Clubs Aim For The Sky In Women’s B’ball League
Three Lagos teams will seek to maintain their unbeaten runs as the first phase of the 2017 Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League ends on Monday in Abuja.
NTTF Lists Quadri, Oshonaike For ITTF World Championships
Africa's highest ranked table tennis player, Aruna Quadri, and six others have been named by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation for the 2017 ITTF Championships.
Rivers United line-up/Photo: LMC Media
Atuloma, Kuemian Sink Rayon Sports In Rivers
Rivers United have brightened their hopes of reaching the Caf Confederation Cup group phase, following a 2-0 win over Rayon Sport of Rwanda in their first leg playoff.
Argungu Fishing Festival To Return March 2018 – Emir
Samaila Mera, the Emir of Argungu, has disclosed that the popular Argungu Fishing and Cultural Festival would hold in March 2018.
Fans disrupt game between Bastia and Lyon in France/Photo: AFP
Bastia Fans Attack Lyon Players In Ligue 1
Bastia’s home game with Lyon in French Ligue 1 was abandoned at half time after supporters of the Corsican side twice invaded the pitch and attacked the visiting players on Sunday.
Man Utd Beat Chelsea 2-0, Throw Title Race Open
Goals from Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera put the shine to a great performance by a Manchester United side that have spent most of the season flattering to deceive.
Kompany Has City On The Rise
Vincent Kompany believes Manchester City are finally approaching top form just in time to secure their aim of qualifying for the Champions League.
Ibrahimovic Drained By Fixture Pile-up
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed he is feeling the effects of being Manchester United’s main man in a hectic first season at Old Trafford.
Wenger Confident Arsenal Ready For Boro Battle
Arsene Wenger has insisted his Arsenal players have the character to halt a run of four successive away defeats when they visit Middlesbrough on Monday.
Rivers Vow To Drown Rayon Sports In Caf Cup
Nigerian side Rivers United have vowed to get the better of Rwanda's Rayon Sports in Sunday's Caf Confederation Cup first leg play-off tie in Port Harcourt.
Hoffeinheim Interested In Iheanacho
German side Hoffenheim are reportedly interested in Super Eagles and Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho.
File picture of Nigerian table tennis team/Photo: NAN
Nigeria, Egypt Listed For Youth Olympics Qualifiers
Nigeria has been confirmed as one of the 11 countries that will contest for the four berths available for Africa in the 2018 Youth Olympics holding in Argentina.
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