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Bittersweet victory for Emery as Villarreal spare 10-man Arsenal

Bittersweet victory for Emery as Villarreal spare 10-man Arsenal

Unai Emery won his big reunion with Arsenal but 2-1 might prove a small reward for Villarreal, who failed to take advantage of Dani Ceballos being sent off in a frantic Europa League semi-final first leg on Thursday. Manu Trigueros ...

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Joshua versus Tyson Fury now in serious jeopardy, says Bob Arum

Joshua versus Tyson Fury now in serious jeopardy, says Bob Arum

• ‘Gypsy King may fight Wilder instead’ Anthony Joshua’s undisputed showdown with Tyson Fury is in serious jeopardy due to a lack of communication, according to The Gypsy King’s promoter Bob Arum, reports givemesport.com. The Top Rank boss says making ...

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FIFA president Infantino to give verdict on Super League

FIFA president Infantino to give verdict on Super League

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is expected to deliver his verdict on the European Super League on Tuesday after the widely condemned breakaway competition triggered threats of legal action and punitive measures. European body UEFA will look to support from the ...

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Juventus, Man United shares jump on Super League plans

Juventus, Man United shares jump on Super League plans

Shares in Juventus and Manchester United jumped on Monday after the clubs announced a breakaway European Super League with another 10 of football’s most powerful teams. The Italian club’s shares closed nearly 18 percent higher at 0.91 euros on the ...

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BREAKING: Tottenham sack Jose Mourinho

BREAKING: Tottenham sack Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has been sacked as Tottenham coach after 17 months in charge of the London club. According to reports, Ryan Mason and Chris Powell will be in temporary charge until a new permanent manager is appointed. It was gathered ...

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NPFL return: Ogunbote, others urge Eagles stars to emulate Musa

NPFL return: Ogunbote, others urge Eagles stars to emulate Musa

Top Nigerian Professional Football League coaches and players have urged unattached Super Eagles players to emulate Ahmed Musa by joining clubs in the local league, in a bid to stay in shape and boost the image of the NPFL, reports. ...

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Edo not desperate to win festival, says Obaseki

Edo not desperate to win festival, says Obaseki

Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, says the state’s priority was not necessarily to host and win the ongoing National Sports Festival in Benin City, but to project the ideals of the event. Obaseki stated this while speaking with journalists ...

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Liverpool bid to end home pain as Lingard fires West Ham push

Liverpool bid to end home pain as Lingard fires West Ham push Liverpool bid to end home pain as Lingard fires West Ham push

Liverpool return to Premier League action on Saturday knowing they must rediscover the magic at home or risk finishing outside the top four for the first time since 2016. At the bottom, Fulham have a chance to lift themselves out ...

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Eight months pregnant taekwondoist wins gold as 20th National Sports Festival opens

Eight months pregnant taekwondoist wins gold as 20th National Sports Festival opens

• Team Delta extends lead • Edo triumph in Badminton event • Taxi drivers, hoteliers increase prices The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, yesterday, declared the 20th National Sports Festival, Edo 2020, open with a message to Nigerian youths to be ...

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Barca edge closer to Atletico after late Dembele winner against Valladolid

Barca edge closer to Atletico after late Dembele winner against Valladolid

Ousmane Dembele volleyed in a 90th-minute winner against Real Valladolid on Monday to fire Barcelona to within a point of Atletico Madrid ahead of next weekend’s Clasico in La Liga. Barca looked set for a damaging stalemate at Camp Nou ...

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Another Nigerian coach banned for two years over match fixing

Another Nigerian coach banned for two years over match fixing

Another Nigerian coach, Remmy Amadi, has been handed a two-year ban and his team, Cofine FC of Rivers State, thrown out of the ongoing 2021 National League One (NLO) in Calabar zone of the competition over alleged match-fixing. Following allegations ...

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Joshua, Fury finally sign £200m two-fight deal

Joshua, Fury finally sign £200m two-fight deal

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have signed a two-fight deal for the biggest bout in British boxing history, reports mirror.co.uk. The two heavyweight world champions agreed on terms in principle last year but have now put pen to paper after ...

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Ronaldo hits back with hat-trick, Inter extend lead

Ronaldo hits back with hat-trick, Inter extend lead

Cristiano Ronaldo hit back at his critics with a quick-fire hat-trick as Juventus brushed aside Cagliari 3-1 on Sunday, five days after their Champions League elimination, while Inter Milan moved nine points clear at the Serie A summit. Portuguese star ...

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CAF cancels U-17 tournament

CAF cancels U-17 tournament

The Confederation of African Football has cancelled the 2021 U-17 African Cup Of Nations billed to kick-off on Friday in Rabat, Morocco. There was no official reason given by CAF for the cancellation, but reports claimed that the tournament was ...

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Osimhen scores as Napoli beat Bologna 3-1

Osimhen scores as Napoli beat Bologna 3-1

Victor Osimhen marked his return from a head injury with a goal and an assist in Napoli’s 3-1 win over Bologna in a Serie A clash on Sunday. It was his third league goal for the club in 11 appearances ...

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No regrets, I’ll rise again, Israel Adesanya vows

No regrets, I’ll rise again, Israel Adesanya vows

Israel Adesanya suffered the first loss of his MMA career at UFC 259 last night, reports www.lowkickmma.com. ‘The Last Stylebender’ entered his light-heavyweight title bout with Jan Blachowicz on the back of 20 consecutive wins. He was a considerable favourite ...

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Messi scores twice as Barcelona dispatch Elche

Messi scores twice as Barcelona dispatch Elche

Lionel Messi soared past Luis Suarez to become La Liga’s top scorer on Wednesday by adding his 17th and 18th goals of the season in a much-needed 3-0 victory for Barcelona over Elche. Barca had followed up last week’s crushing ...

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Guardiola inspires Man City masterclass, Liverpool face Everton test

Guardiola inspires Man City masterclass, Liverpool face Everton test

As Manchester City power towards the Premier League title, the question is not whether Arsenal can stall the leaders, but is this Pep Guardiola’s finest achievement in his Etihad reign? Liverpool were expected to push City all the way but ...

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Ibrahimovic, Lukaku rematch as Milan rivals clash for Serie A top spot

Ibrahimovic, Lukaku rematch as Milan rivals clash for Serie A top spot

AC Milan and city rivals Inter renew their duel for top spot in Serie A on Sunday in a third clash this season between star strikers Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku as champions Juventus play catch-up. Antonio Conte’s Inter went ...

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D’Tigers battle South Sudan for 2021 FIBA Afrobasket ticket

D’Tigers battle South Sudan for 2021 FIBA Afrobasket ticket

Nigeria’s men’s senior national basketball team, D’Tigers, will take on South Sudan in their first game of the qualifiers for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Championship holding in Tunisia. The best teams from the qualifiers will pick the tickets for the ...

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