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Gulf Diplomatic Crisis Forces Changes In Asia Champions League
The diplomatic row between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours has forced venue changes in the Asian Champions League (AFL)
Allegri To Pen New Deal With Old Lady
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is on the verge of signing a new €7million per year deal with the Serie A champions, four days after his side lost in the Champions League final to Real Madrid.
Eagles Approaching Bafana Game ‘With All Seriousness’ – Onazi
Ogenyi Onazi on Tuesday reiterated the team's commitment to banishing the ghost of the 2-2 draw with South Africa that cost the team a place at AFCON 2015.
You Have Choice To Make For Italy Future, Ventura Tells Balotelli
Gimapero Ventura, coach of Italy, on Tuesday said Mario Balotelli has “a choice to make” if he wants to resurrect his international career.
Pepe Bids Real Madrid Fans Farewell
Real Madrid and Portugal defender Pepe on Monday confirmed that his ten-year stay in the Santiago Bernabeu is coming to an end.
Kwara Gov. Promises To Restore Lost Glory In Sports
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state has restated his administration's willingness to restore what he said was the lost glory of sports in the state, by investing heavily in the sector.
Mayweather Scam
Dogara To Fight Floyd Mayweather
Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, is scheduled to fight boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a charity boxing match in later this month.
Elderson Echiejile
Super Eagles Defender Echiejile Marries In France (Video)
Super Eagles and Sporting de Gijon goalkeeper protector Elderson Uwa Echiejile on Saturday tied the knot with his fiance in France.
Arsenal Sign Sead Kolasinac From Schalke
Bosnia international Sead Kolasinac has joined Arsenal from German Bundesliga side Schalke on a free transfer, becoming the club's first signing ahead of the 2017/2018 season.
APC's Elect House Of Representative Member Dies In Kano
Reps To Probe Dissolution Of 11 Sports Federations
The sports committee of the House of Representatives has resolved to probe officials of the Ministry of Youth and Sports for dissolving 11 National Sports Federations before the conclusion of their tenure.
Nigeria Considered For Joshua-Klitschko Re-fight
The proposed rematch between world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko “is happening” in Joshua's next fight, his promoter, Eddie Hearn, has said.
Messi
Barcelona Aiming To Win Every Trophy Next Season
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi believes the Catalan giants can swiftly bounce back from a disappointing season under new coach Ernesto Valverde.
Hazard To Miss Start Of Next Season
Chelsea are likely to be without influential midfielder Eden Hazard at the beginning of next season as the Belgian will be sidelined for three months after undergoing ankle surgery.
Bafana Map Out Plan To Cage Eagles
Head coach of South Africa's Bafana Bafana Stuart Baxter has said his team will frustrate the Super Eagles at every turn in their Afcon qualifier on Saturday in Uyo.
Checkout Nigeria Vs Seychelles Official Lineup
Super Eagles To Play In Lagos After 13 Years
Nigeria's senior national team, Super Eagles, will play in Lagos for the first time in 13 years when they play a commemorative match to celebrate Lagos at 50 on Sunday.
Yaya Sanogo Confirms Arsenal Exit
Yaya Sanogo has confirmed that he would be leaving Arsenal when his contract expires in the summer.
Ronaldo Is Fifa 18 Global Cover Star
EA Sports has announced that Cristiano Ronaldo will be their global cover star for FIFA 18.
Fifa In Contact With Qatar Over Diplomatic Crisis
The world football governing body, Fifa, has released a statement about the 2022 Worlld Cup amid a growing diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbours.
Gulf Crisis May Hit 2022 Fifa World Cup
The diplomatic crisis sweeping the Gulf could invigorate a campaign by critics of Qatar to strip Doha of the 2022 World Cup, experts said Monday.
Italy End Zambia’s Campaign At Fifa U-20 World Cup
Italy recorded a hard-earned 3-2 win over Zambia's Junior Chipolopolo to earn a berth in the semi-finals of the Fifa U-20 World Cup in South Korea.
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