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African Games 2019: Okagbare Disqualified In 100 Metres
Okagbare Out Of IAAF World’s Long Jump
Reigning Nigeria sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare, has been eliminated from the Oslo Diamond League meeting after finishing seventh place in the final classification.
Pele Wants Brazil To Play Against Russia In 2018 World Cup Final
Brazilian football legend, Pele, has stated that he would love to see Brazil play against Russia in next year’s World Cup final.
Lobi Stars line-up in game against Akwa United in Makurdi/Photo: LMC Media
Imenger Strikes Late Winner As Lobi Survive Rivers
Barnabas Imenger's late strike saved the day for Lobi Stars who battled to a 1-0 win over Rivers United in Friday's NPFL game played in Makerdi.
Abia Warriors line-up in game against Katsina United/Photo: LMC Media
It’s Payback Time For Plateau, Warriors Coach Declares
Head coach of Abia Warriors Abdul Biffo has charged his players to go all out against leaders Plateau United in Sunday's Nigeria Professional Football League game in Umuahia.
Ronaldo Focusing On Confed. Cup – Teammate
Portugal and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is focusing on the Fifa Confederations Cup, amid accusations of tax evasion, teammate Andre Silva said Friday.
Atletico Striker Griezmann Says ‘I Do’ In Secret
France and Atletico Madrid marksman Antoine Griezmann has married his long-term girlfriend Erika Choperena in a secret ceremony in Toledo.
Arsenal, Wenger Must Up The Ante – Petit
Arsenal must spend more on wages if it hopes to keep players away from global competitors, former midfielder Emmanuel Petit told AFP Friday.
I Saw Tiote Fighting For His Life, Teammate Leke James Reveals
Leke James, teammate of late Cheick Tiote, has revealed how he saw the player fight or his life before giving up the ghost after reportedly suffering cardiac arrest on the training ground.
Cristiano Ronaldo is angry and upset
Cristiano Ronaldo Pushes For Real Madrid Exit Over Tax Evasion Charges
Real Madrid talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo, is "sad" and "upset" and wants to quit Madrid after Spanish authorities accused him of tax evasion running to the tune of €14.7m.
, Latest Chelsea News Online Roundup Today, March 28th, 2019 Chelsea News: Drogba Set For Stamford Bridge Return
Didier Drogba Praises Davido For Providing Utibe Shelter
Ivorian footballer and former Chelsea midfielder, Didier Drogba, has lauded the generosity of Nigerian singer, Davido, towards young fan, Utibe.
Tiote’s Club, Beijing Enterprises, Lacks Emergency Cardiac Equipment – Source
Facts have emerged that the Chinese club where former Newcastle player Cheick Tiote died in training had no emergency cardiac equipment to administer first aid.
Moscow modernises Metro ahead of World Cup
Adieu ‘Grandmothers’ As Moscow Modernises Metro Ahead Of World Cup
Escalator-watching grandmothers have fallen victim to a massive modernisation drive of Moscow's 82-year-old subway network in readiness to cater for international fans during the 2018 World Cup.
Former Newcastle Utd Coaches Pay Tributes To Cheick Tiote
Ex-managers of the English Premier League club, Newcastle United, have paid glowing tributes to former player Cheick Tiote following his death.
Cheick Tiote Remains Arrives Abidjan For Funeral
The remains of former Ivorian midfielder, Cheick Tiote, arrived home country for burial on Thursday to hundreds of adoring fans at main Abidjan airport.
Kovalev Walks Off Stage In Build-Up To Boxing Rematch With Ward
Russian boxer, Sergey Kovalev, made his point, then stormed off the podium as he butted heads, Thursday, with American champion, Andre Ward, in the final news conference before their world title rematch.
Sunshine’s Ogagetewho Declares War On Scorpions
Kano Pillars may have fallen on Sunshine Stars last weekend in Kano, but the Owena Waves must get up ahead of the game against Gombe United, according to defender Oke Ogagetewho.
Gombe UTD Players Warm up at Sagamu Stadium. Photo: LMC Media
Scorpions Must Bounce Back Against Sunshine – Chigozie
Gombe United defender Maurice Chigozie has called on his team-mates to put aside their miserable outing against Plateau United and focus on getting back to winning ways against Sunshine Stars.
NFF Mourn Over Death Of Ex-Women Football Head
The Nigeria Football Federation have expressed shock and grief over the death of former their former Head of Women’s Football, Lizzy Onyewenwa, who died on Thursday.
Jordan Pickford Joins Everton For Record Fee
Former Sunderland goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford, has become the most expensive British keeper in history after Everton paid £25m for his services.
Rodman Gives North Korea A Copy Of Trump’s ‘The Art Of The Deal’
Flamboyant basketball star Dennis Rodman handed over a copy of Donald Trump's "The Art of the Deal" to a North Korean minister on Thursday, along with a whole host of other off-the-wall goodies.
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