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Fury wants to fight Ajagba before quitting boxing

Fury wants to fight Ajagba before quitting boxing

World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury has listed Nigeria’s Efe Ajagba as one of the boxers he wants to fight before retiring from the sport, reports bigfighweekend.com. Fury is set to battle with Deontay Wilder for the third ...

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Serie A group training gets all clear, season decision May 28

Serie A group training gets all clear, season decision May 28

Italy’s Serie A teams have been given the green light to resume group training but will have to wait until May 28 to know whether the season can resume, Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora said on Tuesday. Spadafora told Italian television ...

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Ministry sets up 11-man committee for National Sports Festival’s new date

Ministry sets up 11-man committee for National Sports Festival’s new date

The Sports Ministry has set up an 11-man committee to look at a new possible date this year for the National Sports Festival, which was postponed due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite some divergent views by some ...

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NFF may finalise Rohr’s new contract next week

NFF may finalise Rohr’s new contract next week

• Federation mandates committee to meet on resumption of football activities The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has begun moves to finalise Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr’s new contract within one week, with a view to getting the German ready to ...

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La Liga will return with matches every day, says league president

La Liga will return with matches every day, says league president

La Liga will return with matches every day, league president Javier Tebas has revealed. Spain’s top division has been shut down since March in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. As lockdown restrictions are lifted players and teams have now ...

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Premier League does not yet have ‘green light’, minister warns

Premier League does not yet have ‘green light’, minister warns

Britain’s Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden warned on Friday that the Premier League does not yet have the “green light” to resume but restated the government’s hope that the season can be completed. Premier League clubs are due to meet on ...

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PSG offer £45m for Ndidi

PSG offer £45m for Ndidi

Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, is on the radar of Ligue 1 champions, Paris St.Germain, according to ESPN. The Foxes’ midfielder has had a fine season with some eye-catching displays for the former Premier League champions. His consistency and work rate ...

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French football season declared over, PSG awarded title

French football season declared over, PSG awarded title

France’s football league declared the season over on Thursday, with Paris Saint-Germain named as Ligue 1 champions. PSG led the table by 12 points from Marseille when the season was suspended in mid-March because of the coronavirus outbreak, which has ...

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‘Cristiano Ronaldo has three or four tricks’

‘Cristiano Ronaldo has three or four tricks’

Cristiano Ronaldo is not as fearsome as his Brazilian namesake, says former Manchester United teammate Mikael Silvestre, with the Portuguese considered to have “three or four tricks” while R9 was “something different”. Ex-France international Silvestre played alongside both of the ...

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Okagbare gives conditions for new marriage

Okagbare gives conditions for new marriage

• Says next suitor must write 500-word essay • No longer interested in dating United States-based Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare is in the news again. The Olympics medalist, who recently filed for divorce from her husband, ex-Super Eagles star Jude ...

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English Premier League to return soon – UK govt

English Premier League to return soon – UK govt

UK government’s cabinet minister responsible for sports on Monday said he had been in talks with the English Premier League to ensure the game return soon. Speaking at a parliamentary questions session, Oliver Dowden, Culture, Media and Sports Secretary, said ...

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United offer Ighalo £200k weekly pay-cut for permanent deal

United offer Ighalo £200k weekly pay-cut for permanent deal

Former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has reportedly been told that he would have to accept a staggering £200,000-a-week wage cut if he wants to seal a permanent move to Manchester United. Ighalo joined United in a shock loan move ...

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‘Super Eagles manager’s job is not vacant’

‘Super Eagles manager’s job is not vacant’

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has not advertised for applications for a new coach for the Super Eagles, an official of the federation has said. Many coaches have been jostling to take over Gernot Rohr’s job since the NFF brought ...

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House party: Naira Marley to shoot COVID-19 musical video

House party: Naira Marley to shoot COVID-19 musical video

• Artiste, ex-gov candidate, wife set free Hip-hop artiste, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, has pledged to make an audio-visual work to campaign against the spread of the coronavirus. He made the pledge in a letter of apology he wrote ...

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Rohr must accept salary in naira, stay in Nigeria, says NFF

Rohr must accept salary in naira, stay in Nigeria, says NFF

• Pinnick praises FG’s efforts to contain COVID-19 The President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has handed Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr some conditions before his contract could be renewed. Pinnick, who spoke at a breakfast programme on ...

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Pulev to donate half of Joshua purse to coronavirus

Pulev to donate half of Joshua purse to coronavirus

Heavyweight title contender Kubrat Pulev will donate half of his Anthony Joshua fight fee to the battle against coronavirus. The 38-year-old was due to face IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO champion Joshua at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20 before ...

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Moses listed in Liverpool’s worst signings

Moses listed in Liverpool’s worst signings

Inter Milan right-back, Victor Moses, has been named among the worst signings made by former Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, during his time at the Anfield. Moses, 29, was signed from rivals Chelsea on a season long loan deal ahead of the ...

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Mikel set to join Botafogo

Mikel set to join Botafogo

Former Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, is on the verge of joining Brazilian club, Botafogo, with the deal likely to be concluded on Friday (today). Mikel is a free agent after terminating his contract with Turkish club, Trabzonspor, in March ...

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UEFA postpone all international matches scheduled for June

UEFA postpone all international matches scheduled for June

UEFA have made a move towards clearing the decks for the return of club football by announcing on Wednesday that all international matches that had been pushed back to June have now been postponed until further notice. “This includes the ...

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Juve may sell Ronaldo

‘Cristiano Ronaldo has three or four tricks’

Juventus are reportedly considering selling star man Cristiano Ronaldo in order to raise cash for life after coronavirus. As one of the world’s most affected countries, Italy and the Serie A have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. There has ...

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