Breaking: Tiger Woods wins again

Tiger Woods. Photo PGA Tour Tiger Woods has done it again, winning his 80th PGA tour trophy and ending a five year drought. The 14 major winner did it in Atlanta, amidst a roaring cheer by the crowd. It was vintage Woods, wowing the Golf crowd all over again. “I would love to win this […]

Chelsea frustrated by determined West Ham in goalless draw

Chelsea were denied their sixth successive Premier League win as London rivals West Ham held them to a 0-0 draw at the London Stadium. Maurizio Sarri’s side suffered an afternoon of frustration but could easily have lost, Andriy Yarmolenko nodding a great chance wide late on. West Ham, boosted by their first win of the […]

Pep Guardiola hails Segio Aguero after milestone Manchester City appearance

Pep Guardiola is in no doubt over Sergio Aguero’s status as a Manchester City legend after the striker made his 300th appearance for the club. The Argentine opened the scoring on Saturday in the milestone display to take his goal tally up to 205 as City ran out 5-0 winners over Cardiff City. The 30-year-old […]

Nigeria vs Libya: CAF shifts date for 2019 AFCON qualifier, names officials

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has agreed to shift Nigeria’s home game against Libya in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series next month. The Super Eagles were originally billed to host Libya on October 10. However, the match will now be played on October 12 at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna, […]

EPL: Mourinho blames Pogba for Man United’s 1-1 with Wolves

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho, has said it was “harder to accept” Paul Pogba’s mistake that led them to a shock 1-1 draw with Wolves on Saturday. Manchester United took the lead through Fred but Wolves secured a point at Old Trafford following Joao Moutinho’s goal in the second half. In the build-up to Wolves’ […]

Anthony Joshua knocks out Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

Nigerian-born Anthony Joshua retained his International Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Association (WBA) and World Boxing Organisation (WBO) heavyweight titles, with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday. A previously close contest turned in Joshua’s favour decisively, when he sent the Russian crashing to the canvas, with a straight […]

Luka Modric admits tax fraud, to pay £54,000 in exchange for prison

Luka Modric: admits tax fraud in Spain Real Madrid star Luka Modric, the latest to be caught by the Spanish taxman, has admitted two counts of tax fraud and accepted an eight-month suspended prison sentence as part of a plea bargain deal with prosecutors. Cristiano Ronaldo, formerly of Madrid, Lionel Messi of Barcelona, former Madrid […]

Re-elected Pinnick promises more focus on youth soccer

Amaju Pinnick: re-elected for a fresh term By Victor Okoye Amaju Pinnick, the re-elected President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) , on Thursday promised to focus more on youth programmes, adding that football was the winner at the end of the polls in Katsina. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the polls […]

Paul Pogba hits brace as Manchester United lash Young Boys

Paul Pogba scored two first-half goals as Manchester United spoiled Young Boys’ first appearance in the group stage of the Champions League by cruising to a comfortable 3-0 victory at the Stade de Suisse on Wednesday. Anthony Martial also scored for United, the three-time winners who were knocked out of the competition last season in the […]

Real Madrid humble Roma in Champions League opener

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale celebrates with Marco Asensio at Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – August 19, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo Goals from Gareth Bale, Isco and a stunning late strike from Mariano sealed a 3-0 win for Real Madrid against Roma. The scoreline did not fully reflect the dominance of Real, who had a number of […]