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Neymar, Barcelona to face corruption charges

FC Barcelona player Neymar and his club will stand trial on corruption charges over his transfer from Brazilian team Santos, after losing a final appeal. The case relates to a complaint from Brazilian investment group DIS, which owned 40 per cent of Neymar’s transfer rights. Neymar It claims it received less money than it was entitled to when Neymar joined ... Read More »

AFCON 2017:Ghana’s Coach Avram Grant steps down

After his side’s woeful performance dropping from second at the last tournament to fourth at AFCON 2017, Ghana’s Coach, Avram Grant has announced that he was stepping down. The former Chelsea Manager stated that he would not be returning to his position shortly after Ghana lost the bronze medal 0-1 to Burkina Faso. Ghanaians have been calling for his sack ... Read More »

Breaking News: Serena and Venus Williams to meet in Australia Open Finals

Two of the most popular names in world tennis, Serena and Venus Williams would meet in the final of the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, Australia Open. At 35 an 36 years old, the Williams sisters would be the oldest competitors to ever play a final when the re-enact their sister rivalry on Saturday. First to win her ... Read More »

Serena Williams officially engaged!Her man is Reddit Co-Founder, Alexis Ohanian

Tennis superstar Serena Williams announced Thursday she is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, breaking the news with a poem on her verified Reddit account. Williams, 35, and Ohanian, 33, did not reveal a wedding date in the postings, listed under the Reddit tag ‘isaidyes’. “I came home A little late, Someone had a bag packed for me, And a ... Read More »

NFF Bombshell: We are too broke to pay Super Falcons

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it will soon pay players and officials of the Super Falcons all their entitlements for winning the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON). A statement by NFF’s Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, quoted the Federation’s General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, as saying the money for this was however not available at the moment. “The Federation ... Read More »

Manchester United avoid Liverpool in EFL Cup

Manchester United will play Hull in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup, while Liverpool will take on Southampton. United, who beat West Ham 4-1 in the last eight, will play the first leg of their semi-final at Old Trafford. Southampton, comfortable winners over Arsenal on Wednesday, will host in-form Liverpool at St Mary’s before the return leg at Anfield. The ... Read More »

Brazilian Football team members, others die in Colombian plane crash

A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Police say five people survived the crash but the rest of those on board died. The chartered aircraft, flying from Brazil via Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense team. The team was due to play in ... Read More »

Super Eagles outfox Algeria’s Desert Foxes 3-1

Two goals from in form Chelsea winger, Victor Moses and another goal from Captain, Mikel Obi gave Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles 3-1 victory against Algeria in 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Uyo, Nigeria. The result ensured that Nigeria maintain a perfect start in the qualifiers and stands top in Group B with maximum six points from two ... Read More »

American billionaire buys Olympique Marseille

American tycoon Frank McCourt on Monday officially completed his purchase of French Ligue 1 side  Olympique de Marseille, his communications office confirmed. The 63-year-old former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers signed the necessary paperwork in Paris having entered into exclusive discussions to buy Marseille from owner Margarita Louis-Dreyfus on August 29. McCourt’s ownership takes effect on Monday with his ... Read More »

Real Madrid slam Betis 6-1

Real Madrid ended a run of four matches without a win in sensational fashion on Saturday as they obliterated Real Betis 6-1 in La Liga to make a mockery of their supposed injury crisis. Zinedine Zidane was without a number of first-team regulars including Luka Modric, Casemiro and Sergio Ramos, but his side put on a show in Seville and ... Read More »