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Anthony Joshua Vows To Punish Andy Ruiz Jr • Says Second Defeat Would Be ‘Catastrophic’

Anthony Joshua Vows To Punish Andy Ruiz Jr •	Says Second Defeat Would Be ‘Catastrophic’ By Daniel Sandford Anthony Joshua says a second defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr would be ‘catastrophic’ but has vowed to punish the champion in Saudi Arabia on tonight. AJ will be hoping to avenge his shock June upset to the Mexican, when he was knocked down four times in Madison Square...... more

Tammy Abraham Secures Win For Chelsea

Tammy Abraham Secures Win For Chelsea  Chelsea manager Frank Lampard praised striker Tammy Abraham's growing influence as the Blues rediscovered their winning touch against Aston Villa. Abraham reinforced his importance to Lampard's side, scoring the opener and setting up the second on his return from injury in Chelsea's 2-1 Premier League victory at Stamford Bridge. The 22-year-old...... more

Principal’s Cup: WSLG Boss, Tidi, Congratulates College Of Commerce, Warri • Calls Team Resilient Sporting Ambassadors

Principal’s Cup: WSLG Boss, Tidi, Congratulates College Of Commerce, Warri •	Calls Team Resilient Sporting  Ambassadors Chairman of Warri South Local Government Area, Dr Michael Tidi, has congratulated the College of Commerce, Warri, Champions of this year’s Delta State Principal’s Cup Football Competition, describing them as “our very own resilient sporting ambassadors”. He made the remarks while receiving the Zenith Bank Delta State Principal's Cup in his...... more

VVD Helps Liverpool Move 11 Points Clear Of Man City

VVD Helps Liverpool Move 11 Points Clear Of Man City First-half brace from Virgil van Dijk lifted Liverpool 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League in a 2-1 win over Brighton that was filled with drama after the sending off of home goalkeeper Alisson. The Brazilian was dismissed on 76 minutes as he raced out of his area...... more

FIFA Ranking: Nigeria now 31st • Maintains 3rd In Africa

FIFA Ranking: Nigeria now 31st •	Maintains 3rd In Africa       Nigeria Super Eagles moved up four steps to 31 in the world in the November 2019 FIFA ranking. The three-time African champions, who placed 35th last month with 1481 points, retained their third position in Africa. The ranking table published on FIFA’s website on Thursday showed that Nigeria...... more

Okowa Credits Ogbemudia With Delta’s Sports Greatness

Okowa Credits Ogbemudia With  Delta’s Sports Greatness Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday attributed the sterling performance of the state in sports to the initiative of late Samuel Ogbemudia as military governor of defunct Bendel State. The governor made this known at the final of Zenith Bank Delta Principal’s Cup Football Competition at the Stephen Keshi...... more

UCL: Valencia Delay Chelsea’s Last 16 Spot After Thrilling Draw

 UCL: Valencia Delay Chelsea’s Last 16 Spot After Thrilling Draw     Daniel Wass’s late equaliser denied Chelsea a place in the last 16 of the Champions League as a profligate Valencia fought back for a 2-2 draw that maintains both sides’ chances of reaching the knockout stages. A wide-open game swung the visitors’ way after Carles Soler’s opener for Valencia...... more

CAF Nominates Osimhen, Ndidi, Ighalo For 2019 Mens Footballer Awards

CAF Nominates Osimhen, Ndidi, Ighalo For 2019 Mens Footballer Awards The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has nominated Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen and Wilfred Ndidi for the 2019 CAF Men Footballer of the Year. The three players were shortlisted alongside Mohammed Salah of Egypt and 26 others. The 28th edition of the annual football awards will hold on January 7,...... more

Football: EPL Returns Today With Jose Mourinho Vowing Not To Make Old Mistakes At Tottenham

Football: EPL Returns Today With Jose Mourinho Vowing Not To Make Old Mistakes At Tottenham The exciting football world of the English Premier League (EPL) returns today after two weeks of International break. And it’s coming with a bang as famous manager Jose Mourinho takes charge of Tottenham FC following the sack of Mauricio Pochitino whose run of bad form has seen the club struggling recently....... more

Semi Finalists Emerge In Zenith Bank Delta Principals' Cup

Semi Finalists Emerge In Zenith Bank Delta Principals' Cup By George Etakibuebu Four semi finalists on Wednesday emerged in the ongoing 2019/2020 Zenith Bank Delta Principals' Cup Football Competition. The schools are Zappa Mixed Secondary School, Asaba, Oshimili South Local Government Area, Okotie-Eboh  Grammar School, Sapele, Sapele Local Government Area, College of Commerce, Warri, Warri South Local Government Area, and...... more

UCL: Chelsea Fightback, Salvages 4-4 Draw Against Nine-Man Ajax

UCL: Chelsea Fightback, Salvages 4-4 Draw Against Nine-Man Ajax Chelsea fought back from 4-1 down to salvage a 4-4 draw against nine-man Ajax as a memorable night at Stamford Bridge left both sides with work to do to reach the last 16 of the Champions League. Frank Lampard’s men seemed destined for a second straight home defeat in Europe as...... more

EPL: Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp Aims Dig At Manchester United’s Ole

EPL: Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp Aims Dig At Manchester United’s Ole As the English premiership returns today after the international break, Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool travel to Old Trafford on Sunday with eight points clear at the top of the Premier League and 15 points ahead of 12th-placed United. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said it is the "perfect game" to motivate his...... more

La Liga: Protests Force Postponement Of El-Clasico

La Liga: Protests Force Postponement Of El-Clasico This month's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been postponed because of fears of civil unrest. The match was scheduled for 26 October but there have been days of protest in Barcelona after nine Catalan separatist leaders were jailed on Monday. Both Barcelona and Real Madrid disagreed with calls...... more

Wolves Shock Man City At Home • As Chelsea Blast Four Past Southampton, Arsenal Win

Wolves Shock Man City At Home •	As Chelsea Blast Four Past Southampton, Arsenal Win English Premiership League defending champions, Manchester City, suffered a shock 0-2 defeat at home from Wolves on Sunday and falling 8 points behind leaders, Liverpool. Adama Traore’s second-half double helped Wolves to the sensational win which they rightly deserved. The warning signs were already there for City after a flat first-half...... more

Okowa hails Coe on his re-election as IAAF President

Okowa hails Coe on his re-election as IAAF President Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Sebastian Coe on his re-election as President of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).  Coe, 62 was re-elected for a second term at the 52nd IAAF Congress in Doha on Wednesday.  In a congratulatory message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika,...... more

Ronaldo Absent, Goes Philosophical As Messi Wins FIFA Best Player Award

Ronaldo Absent, Goes Philosophical As Messi Wins FIFA Best Player Award Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo was on Monday, conspicuously-absent from the FIFA Best Awards at the La Scala Opera house in Milan where rival Lionel Messi won the FIFA Best Player of the Year for the sixth time.  Ronaldo, popularly called CR7, took to Instagram to express his feelings in philosophical terms,...... more

Leicester Stun Tottenham • James Maddison winner for Leicester stuns Spurs amid VAR drama

Leicester Stun Tottenham •	James Maddison winner for Leicester stuns Spurs amid VAR drama The English Premier League resume this afternoon to s shocker as Tottenham Hotspur were again guilty of failing to capitalise on a promising start as Leicester City pegged them back to win 2-1 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.  For the third match on the road in succession Spurs took...... more

5TH NYG: Bring Back The Trophy, Okowa Tells Team Delta

5TH NYG: Bring Back The Trophy, Okowa Tells Team Delta As the 5th Edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) get underway in Ilorin, Kwara State, the Delta State Governor, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged the state’s team to go all out and retain the trophy, which it won at the last edition and ensure that Delta remains the number...... more

BREAKING: Super Eagles End Cameroon’s Dream • Qualifies For Q/Finals

BREAKING: Super Eagles End Cameroon’s Dream •	Qualifies For Q/Finals By George Etakibuebu Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Saturday evening in Egypt at the on going African Cup of Nations (AFCON) ended the dream of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon to successfully defend the title. With a brace from Odion Ighalo and one from Alex Iwobi, the Eagles powered past the Lions...... more

AFCON: How Eagles can beat or lose to Cameroun - Onochie Anibeze

AFCON: How Eagles can beat or lose to Cameroun  -  Onochie Anibeze Gernot Rohr said his reason for not fielding five players in the match against Madagascar last Sunday was to rest them since Nigeria had already qualified.  Technocrats would fault that. There are times teams play two matches in a week in Europe. There are times they even play three matches in...... more

CAF Champions League: Lobi stars defeat visiting Sundowns

CAF Champions League: Lobi stars defeat visiting Sundowns  Visiting Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa were on Friday beaten by Nigeria's  Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi in their Group A Match Day 1 fixture in the 2018/2019 CAF Champions League. The match ended 2-1. In the match played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu, the visiting side drew...... more

Mohamed Salah becomes 2-time African Player of the Year in a row

Mohamed Salah becomes 2-time African Player of the Year in a row Liverpool player maker Mohamed Salah of Egypt has emerged the African Player of the Year 2018, for the second time in a row. This was announced in Dakar, Senegal Tuesday night. Salah beat two other competitors shortlisted with him, Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal striker Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang of Arsenal....... more

NFF debunks prosecution order on Pinnick

NFF debunks prosecution order on Pinnick The Nigeria Football Federation has denied the report of a travel ban placed on its president, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, even as it stated that Pinnick will not be prosecuted as allegedly ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari. There were reports that Buhari was livid after learning of financial misconduct and had demanded...... more

Pacquiao targets Errol Spence vs. Mikey Garcia winner

Pacquiao targets Errol Spence vs. Mikey Garcia winner Manny Pacquiao is interested in facing the winner of the March 16th fight between IBF welterweight champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia. Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs) likes the idea of facing Mikey (39-0, 30 KOs) or Spence (24-0, 21 KOs), as he sees either of those opponents as...... more

NPFL: LMC insists on Jan 13 kick off date

NPFL: LMC insists on Jan 13 kick off date The League Management Company (LMC) has insisted that the proposed January 13 kick-off date of 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League will stand, even as the NNL Super 8 will now hold in Aba on January 5 and end January 8. Daily Trust reported that, the new season has been postponed twice...... more

Klopp rates Man City world's best

Klopp rates Man City world's best Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Manchester City are "still the best team in the world", despite his side being top of the Premier League and seven points ahead of the champions. City have lost two of their past three league games and are third, a point behind second-placed Tottenham. But Klopp...... more

I underestimated Mayweather – Nasukawa

I underestimated Mayweather – Nasukawa Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa says he “underestimated” Floyd Mayweather but that he had “concerns” before his defeat in an exhibition boxing match on Monday. American former five-weight world champion Mayweather, 41, needed only 140 seconds to beat Nasukawa in Tokyo. Nasukawa, 20, was knocked down three times and ended the fight...... more

Murray, Nadal look for Brisbane bounce-back

Murray, Nadal look for Brisbane bounce-back Andy Murray aims to kick-start his stalled career in Brisbane this week after an injury-plagued 2018, with Spanish great Rafael Nadal also playing as he tests his troubled knee ahead of the Australian Open. The season-opening tournament boasts a stellar field with Kei Nishikori and Grigor Dimitrov also in contention as...... more

N1.6b World Cup Money: Dalung wants fund retired

N1.6b World Cup Money: Dalung wants fund retired The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, has again reiterated his stance over the yet to be retired N1.6 billion allegedly released to Amaju Pinnick to cover its expenditure up to the quarterfinals of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Quoting an online Sports medium Sports247.com, Thisday reported that the...... more

Weah joins Celtic for a six-month loan

Weah joins Celtic for a six-month loan Timothy Weah, son of Liberian President, George Weah will leave French champions Paris St Germain (PSG) for Celtic, on loan for six months in January,  the U.S. striker said on Tuesday. British media reported that the 18-year-old is set to join Scottish champions. Weah has played only three times for PSG...... more

 

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