Djokovic: Diplomatic row brews, as Serbia goes for tit-for-tat *Sacks major Australian company

A major diplomatic row, is brewing between Serbia and Australia following the deportation of World Number One Tennis player, Novak Djokovic, on Sunday, ending his bid to play in the ongoing Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam tournament. Serbia, in what appeared a tit-for-tat, has sacked Australian mining giant from their county,...... read more


AFCON: Nigeria-Tunisia meet again, three years after *See full Round of 16 fixtures

Nigeria is to face its old customer, Tunisia in the second round of the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON), being played in Cameroon, according to the round of 16 fixtures, which was unveiled on Thursday. Nigeria’s Super Eagles, which posted an unbeaten run in the qualifiers, beating three of their opponents to...... read more


BREAKING: Djokovic leaves Australia after failed bid to upturn visa ban, defend AO title

World Number One tennis player, Novak Djokovic has finally bid goodbye to to Australia after his bid to defend his trophy he won last year, failed when he failed to win a second court case to overturn the second cancellation of his visa. The Serbian, who was taken in on January...... read more


BREAKING: Aina punished with penalty, yellow card, in S’Eagle’s 3-1 Sudan trashing

Ola Aina, Super Eagle’s defender, caused a black dot into what would have been another clean victory for Nigeria’s senior football team in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) currently being played in Cameroon. Regardless, Nigeria still recorded a convincing  3-1victory over the Jediane Falcons who had earlier boasted to shock...... read more


AFCON 2021: Gyan, Ghanaian star tips Nigeria to lift trophy

Asamoah Gyan, former Ghanaian goal poacher, his tipped Nigeria, three-time champions to win the 2021 edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) championship currently going on in Cameroon. Gyan, who was quite impressive at the 2010 World Cup hosted in South Africa described the Super Eagles of Nigeria as the most...... read more


AFCON: We’ll shock Nigerians, Sudan boasts *Super Eagles eye second victory

If the words of Jediane Falcons, Sudan’s senior national football team is anything to go by, then the Super Eagles of Nigeria, currently favoured to win the tournament, should be ready to receive their first shock of the ongoing African Cup of Nations football event in Cameroon. For that is the...... read more


AFCON: Tunisia loses case of against dramatic Mali encounter

Tunisia has lost its case for a review of Wednesday’s match with Mali in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), going on in Cameroon, which witnessed high-level drama. The Organising Committee of the AFCON 2021 games dismissed the Tunisian football federation’s protest on the officiating of their team, maintaining that the result...... read more


BREAKING: Australia finally hammers Djokovic! Second visa ban stalls 21 Slam chase

World Number One Tennis Player, Novak Djokovic will not play in the 2022, Australian Open, where he is the defending champion, following the revocation of his entry visa into the country for a second time, due to his vaccination status against COVID-19. This is the latest in the row between the...... read more


Cameroon will triumph at AFCON - envoy *Hails quality of tournament

Madame Bessem Manga, the Consular General of Cameroon in Lagos, on Sunday applauded the performance of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the team’s opening match against the Stallions of Burkina Faso at the 2021 Cameroon Nations Cup. The ambassador said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...... read more


BREAKING: Djokovic wins! To play in Australian Open, as court throws out visa rejection

World number one tennis player, Novak Djokovic is going to feature at this year's Australian Open, one of the Grand Slams - the biggest tennis events on the globe, after a court barred the Australian authorities from stopping him due to his COVID-19 status. Last week, the 20-time Grand Slam holder,...... read more


Football players ordered to remove tattoos, new ones barred

Footballers playing in China’s national team should remove any existing tattoos and are “strictly prohibited” from getting any new ones, the country’s sports administration body has said.  The sport has found itself in the crosshairs of the Communist Party’s purity drive in recent years, and players on the national football team...... read more


BREAKING: Osimhen out of AFCON *Tests positive to COVID-19

Chances of Nigerian international and Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen lacing his boot for the country by next month at the opening of the African Nations Cup (AFCON), has dimmed further, following the announcement, Thursday that the goal poacher has just tested positive for COVID-19. The club announced this on Thursday, as...... read more


UK police apologise for killing ex-Premier League black footballer

Five years after he was killed  and six months after the culprit was jailed the family of ex-Premier League footballer Dalian Atkinson, has got a formal apology from police authorities, from Western England. The apology came on Monday to the family, after the footballer, 48, died in hospital in 2016 about...... read more


BREAKING: UEFA cancels Round of 16 draw, puts Messi-Ronaldo showdown on hold

The Champions League last-16 draw will take place again at 14:00 GMT after a “technical problem” caused an error in the initial one. Manchester United were initially drawn to face Villarreal but this was not possible because they had faced each other in the group stage. Instead the La Liga side were paired...... read more


BREAKING: Ronaldo, Messi's war! *Man United meet PSG in UEFA round of 16

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, would have the opportunity of testing their prowess once again in real terms on the field of play when Manchester United faces Paris Saint German (PSG) in the UEFA Champions League Round 0f 16. The draws for the highest clubside football competion in Europe according, on Monday placed the two...... read more


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