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Zidane reacts as Real Madrid beat Sociedad to knock Barcelona off top spot

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has warned his players that they have not won anything, following a 2-1...

Erico still sad over ‘unjust’ sack after Mali 2002 Nations Cup

Former Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Joseph Erico, has been through a lot in his career, both as a...

Rangers, Enyimba still waiting for FIFA’s directive on post COVID-19 tournament

Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs, Enugu Rangers and Enyimba, who were recently named by FIFA as among...

UEFA confirm eight-team knockout tournament for Champions League

UEFA has confirmed that the culmination of this year’s Champions League will be played out as an eight-team...

Man City make winning return to extend Liverpool’s wait

Manchester City extended Liverpool’s wait to win a first league title in 30 years as Pep Guardiola’s men...

Tougher tests await for Madrid and Barca in race for La Liga

Real Madrid and Barcelona will have tougher tests to come but emphatic victories on their return to action...

Casillas ends Spanish football federation presidency bid

Spain’s World Cup-winning captain Iker Casillas announced on Monday he was ending his bid to run for the...

Arsenal’s Aubameyang says career at a crossroads

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he is at a turning point in his career and it will be...

Rohr promises to make Nigeria African champions again

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has explained that he made sacrifices in his new contract with Nigeria in...

2020 African Freestyle Football Championship to begin July 1

• Organisers urge NFF encourage youths’ participation Organisers of the African Freestyle Football Championship, Feet ‘N’ Tricks, have...

FIFA tells FAs to use ‘common sense’ over players’ Floyd protests

FIFA has urged competition organisers to use “common sense” when considering whether to punish players for protesting against...

Hasenhuttl signs new four-year deal with Southampton

Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has signed a new four-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday. The...

Napoli coach Gattuso’s sister dies aged 37

Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso’s sister Francesca has died at the age of 37 after four months in hospital,...

NBBF hails IOC’s decision to postpone 2020 Olympics

NBBF hails IOC’s decision to postpone 2020 Olympics The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has commended the International Olympics...

Olympic Games will be known as Tokyo 2020, despite postponement until 2021

Olympic Games will be known as Tokyo 2020, despite postponement until 2021 The Olympic Games will retain their...

Fabregas blames former Arsenal teammates for Barcelona transfer

Fabregas blames former Arsenal teammates for Barcelona transfer ‘Alonzo begged to join Gunners’ CESC Fabregas felt he had...

Adegoke, Arowolo, Ofili, Udo-Gabriel set for fireworks at AFN All-Comers in Akure

Nigeria’s fastest home-based athletes over the 100m last year, Enoch Adegoke, and Joy Udo-Gabriel, will seek to extend...

NFF confirms Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach

Joseph Yobo has been confirmed as the new assistant coach of Nigeria as replacement for Imama Amapakabo, who...

Magnificent Messi rips 4 defenders apart before passing to Suarez during Espanyol game (Video)

Espanyol vs Barcelona ended in a thrilling derby draw as Barcelona shared spoils with their rivals, but the...

Ahmed Musa’s kids and wife get everyone talking after dancing Zanku as Super Eagles star win Saudi Cup (Video)

Ahmed Musa, on Saturday night, January 4, won the Saudi Super Cup with Al-Nassr in what signposted another beautiful...

UEFA boss Ceferin says VAR must be ‘clearer, faster’

UEFA plans to expand its use of VAR, but president Aleksander Ceferin said on Wednesday he wants the...

‘Hungry’ Joshua says no celebration if he beats Ruiz

Anthony Joshua said Wednesday he will not celebrate if he regains his world heavyweight title, as he faced...

Sheffield Wednesday hit back at EFL over stadium sale charges

Sheffield Wednesday have threatened to take legal action against the English Football League (EFL) after the governing body...

Liverpool, City, Chelsea, Arsenal, others in today’s Premier League fixtures

Manchester United vs TottenhamJose Mourinho returns to Old Trafford for the first time as a manager since his...

Solsjkaer not fearing for his job as Mourinho returns to Man Utd

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes he has the backing of Manchester United fans ahead of a huge week for...

Jesus finds goal touch as Man City bounce back to thrash Burnley

Gabriel Jesus scored twice as Manchester City showed no signs of giving up their Premier League title without...

Nigeria rugby team storm Ghana for west Africa championship

The Nigeria National Rugby team, Black Stallion, will storm Ghana tomorrow for the West Africa Regional Series Rugby...

Second boxer in two days dies from head injuries after fight

Argentine boxer Hugo Santillan died on Thursday from injuries suffered in a fight on Saturday, the second such...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. dismisses rematch with Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have been trading blows on social media, with the Filipino raising the...

Fight me, Pacquiao tells Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao challenged Floyd Mayweather to face him again in the ring on Wednesday as the retired American...