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Super Falcons Battle Mali In Aisha Buhari Cup Opening Match

Nine-time African champions, the Super Falcons of Nigeria are set to battle the Female Eagles of Mali on Wednesday in the opening match of the maiden edition of Aisha...

UCL: Ronaldo’s Goal Not Enough As Man United Suffer Shock Loss At Young Boys

Cristiano Ronaldo got his third goal in two games for Manchester United but it was not enough, as the Red Devils suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to Young Boys in their...

US Soccer offers identical contract proposals to women’s and men’s players

The US Soccer Federation USSF has announced it has offered identical contract proposals to the players associations of the men’s and women’s national teams....

Pele ready to leave ICU after tumor removed, says daughter

Brazilian football legend Pele is ready to leave the intensive care unit of a Sao Paulo hospital after undergoing surgery for a suspected colon tumor, one of his...

Judoka, coach banned 10 years for quitting Tokyo Olympics to avoid Israeli

Algerian Judoka Fethi Nourine and his coach have been suspended for 10 years by the International Judo Federation IJF. The sanction was for the act of withdrawing from...

Aruna Set Africa Record, rises To 15th In ITTF Ranking

Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna has set a new African record as the first player from the continent to be ranked in top 15 in the International Table Tennis Federation ITTF...

Ex-Chelsea Star Retires From Football At 36

Former Chelsea, Newcastle and West Ham striker Demba Ba has retired from professional football aged 36. Ba, a former Senegal international won the Europa League with...

‘Absolute honour to lead the boys out’ – Troost-Ekong elated to captain Watford against Wolves

Nigeria international William Troost-Ekong has revealed his delight at captaining Watford during their Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday....

Zimbabwe Sack Coach After Poor World Cup Qualifier Results

Croatian Zdravko Logarusic on Sunday became the second Zimbabwe football team coach to be sacked after the Warriors’ poor start in Group G with a 0-0 home draw...

Italian GP: Max Verstappen handed penalty after Lewis Hamilton crash

Max Verstappen has been handed a three-place grid penalty for the next Formula 1 race after he was found “predominantly to blame” for the crash with Lewis...