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Tennis: Drug cheat, Maria Sharapova now ranked 262

After serving her ban, drug cheat, Maria Sharapova has returned to the WTA rankings at number 262 after reaching the semi-finals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix last week. The Russian was a wild card entry for the tournament as she marked her return to competitive tennis following a positive test for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open. Sharapova was ... Read More »

Ronaldo breaks record, scores 100 Champions League goals

Real Madrid and Portugal  star, Cristiano Ronaldo has broken another football by becoming the first player ever to score 100 goals in Champions League history. Ronaldo who was at 95 goals before the quarter-final   encounter with Bayern Munich netted a hat trick today to hit a century. The match at the Santiago Bernabue in Madrid was tough for the ... Read More »

“We have not sacked Amapakabo-Enugu Govt

The Enugu State Government has debunked reports in the media suggesting that Rangers International FC coach, Mr. Imama Amapakabo, has been sacked. Imama Amapakabo The Commissioner for Youths and Sports in the state, Mr. Charles Ndukwe, made this known to journalists at the end of the State Executive Council meeting held at Government House, Enugu on Wednesday. He stated that ... Read More »

Tennis:Federer, Nadal to meet in Miami Open Final

Roger Federer won a thrilling three-hour contest against Nick Kyrgios to set up a final against Rafael Nadal at the Miami Open. The Swiss, 35, won 7-6 (11-9) 6-7 (9-11) 7-6 (7-5) to take his 2017 record to 18 wins and one defeat. Federer will take on Nadal for the 37th time on Sunday, and the second this year after ... Read More »

Lagos @50: Hollyfield to fight Tinubu with Soyinka as Referee

Evander Holyfield, legendary five-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, has formally announced the most anticipated exhibition boxing match that is billed to take place in Lagos on Thursday, May 25 at the Eko Atlantic City. It will be beamed Live from Lagos, Nigeria to the world. The top-bill charity-focused showbiz event is the first of its kind on the African continent, ... Read More »

UCL: Barcelona makes history, beats PSG 6-1 to reach quarter fi

Sergi Roberto scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time as Barcelona capped a sensational and historic Champions League comeback to thrash Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 and reach the quarterfinals last night. Despite Luis Suarez’s early opener, a Layvin Kurzawa own goal and Lionel Messi’s penalty, Barca, who lost the first leg 4-0, looked down and out when Edison Cavani volleyed ... Read More »

Breaking: Luiz Enrique to step down as Barcelona after this season

Barcelona Coach, Luiz Enrique has revealed that he would be stepping down at the end of this season. The news which just came out of the Catalan giant’s camp after they beat Sporting Gijon 5-1 put to an end the speculation over the coaching position as Enrique’s contract was due to expire this season. More details later Read More »

Victor Moses signs new 2-year Chelsea contract

Nigerian International and Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses has signed a two-year contract extension to commit himself to Stamford Bridge until 2021. Moses, 26, who spent the previous three seasons on loan at Liverpool, Stoke and West Ham respectively, has become a regular under manager Antonio Conte. “I feel very excited,” said Nigeria international Moses. “I’m enjoying my football and we ... Read More »

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 »