37 results found for World Cup

NFF honours Falcons class of 1999, Jegede at NFF-Aiteo Football Awards

THE Super Falcons’ class of 1999 that reached the quarter finals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup staged in the United States of America will be... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 days ago | seen 58 times

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US Soccer offers identical contracts to men's and women's teams

THE US Soccer Federation has offered identical contracts to its men's and women's national teams in an attempt to resolve its gender pay dispute. In May 2020,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 6 days ago | seen 181 times

Tags: US Soccer Federation, Cindy Parlow Cone, Women's World Cup

Pele: Brazil football legend 'ready for extra time' as he leaves intensive care

BRAZILIAN legend Pele says he feels ready for "90 minutes plus extra time" after leaving intensive care. The 80-year-old had surgery to remove a tumour from his... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 23 times

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Cannabis ban in athletics: World Anti-Doping Agency to review rules

THE World Anti-Doping Agency is to review whether cannabis should remain a banned substance. The move follows American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson missing the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 22 times

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FIFPRO says process flawed as FIFA looks at biennial World Cup

THE global union of football players, FIFPRO, has called for reforms to the international game’s calendar to address the need for a reduced workload for players. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 329 times

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2021 World Suicide Prevention Day: Group set to empower 50 Widows in Oyo

A humanitarian group, Peacemaker’s (PM) Guide, in conjunction with Delight Owoyemi foundation, on Friday set to empower 50 widows to mark the 2021 World Suicide prevention day. The... Read more

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Onyema joins Board of World Federation of Exchanges

THE World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has elected Mr Oscar Onyema, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) Plc, to... Read more

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Arsene Wenger's World Cup plan - what is it all about?

ARSENE Wenger says he is "100% convinced" his plan for a new international match calendar based on a World Cup every two years is the best... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 62 times

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COVID-19 variants prolong Africa’s pandemic wave

THE World Health Orgainsation  (WHO) says that weekly COVID-19 cases in Africa fell by more than 20 per cent, the sharpest seven-day decline in two months... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 81 times

Tags: World Health Organisation, WHO, COVID-19, Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa,

Club World Cup: Japan withdraws as host of 2021 event because of Covid-19

JAPAN has pulled out of hosting the Club World Cup in December because of Covid-19 restrictions in the country. Fifa said the Japanese Football Association (JFA) told... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 63 times

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Lux Research identifies major challenges for patients in navigating healthcare systems around the world

DESPITE an ongoing shift toward a more patient-centric healthcare model, patients today still struggle in navigating the healthcare system, according to Lux Research, a leading provider of... Read more

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Premier League, EFL and SPFL oppose Fifa's plans for World Cup every two years

THE Premier League, EFL and SPFL have confirmed their opposition to Fifa's plan for a World Cup every two years. They are members of the European League... Read more

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European champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier

EUROPEAN champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat as they thrashed Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier. There were suggestions the... Read more

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World Cup 2022 qualifying: Who is close to qualifying? Who are the surprise packages?

EUROPEAN teams are well on the road to next year's World Cup as we reach the halfway stage of qualifying for the tournament in Qatar. Fifty-five member... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 41 times

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Pinnick praises Super Eagles on taking firm control of World Cup qualification group

PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Football Federation, has poured encomiums on the Super Eagles for their fighting spirit in coming back from a goal down on a... Read more

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England boss Gareth Southgate knows his side cannot become complacent as they look to maintain their 100% record in World Cup qualifying

ENGLAND boss Gareth Southgate knows his side cannot become complacent as they look to maintain their 100% record in World Cup qualifying when they face Poland... Read more

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Antoine Griezmann scored twice as France beat Finland in their 2022 World Cup qualifier to get back to winning ways

ANTOINE Griezmann scored twice as France beat Finland in their 2022 World Cup qualifier to get back to winning ways. The reigning world champions had to come... Read more

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NCDC celebrates the First World Field Epidemiology Day

AS the coordinating agency of the Nigeria Field Epidemiology Training Programme, NFETP, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC joins TEPHINET and the rest of the... Read more

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Scotland 1-0 Moldova: Is poor finishing a threat to Scots' World Cup hopes?

SCOTLAND'S win at home against Moldova was their first in five games, taking them up to third in their World Cup qualifying group as rivals for... Read more

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France drew for the fifth game in a row in all competitions as their stuttering World Cup qualifying campaign continued with an entertaining draw in Ukraine

FRANCE drew for the fifth game in a row in all competitions as their stuttering World Cup qualifying campaign continued with an entertaining draw in Ukraine. Mykola... Read more

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Memphis Depay scored twice as the Netherlands secured an important World Cup qualifying victory over Montenegro

MEMPHIS Depay scored twice as the Netherlands secured an important World Cup qualifying victory over Montenegro. The Barcelona forward scored from the penalty spot after he had... Read more

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US Open: World number one Ashleigh Barty stunned by Shelby Rogers in third round

WORLD number one Ashleigh Barty fell in the US Open third round after Shelby Rogers produced a superb comeback in front of a raucous New York... Read more

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Comeback fight off as former world champion hospitalised with Covid-19

FORMER six-weight world champion Oscar de la Hoya has withdrawn from his comeback fight against Vitor Belfort after being hospitalised with Covid-19. The 48-year-old was due to... Read more

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England consolidated their position of power in pursuit of a place at next year's World Cup in Qatar with a hugely impressive victory against Hungary

ENGLAND consolidated their position of power in pursuit of a place at next year's World Cup in Qatar with a hugely impressive victory against Hungary in... Read more

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Spain suffered their first World Cup qualifying defeat since 1993 as Sweden came from behind to end La Roja's 66-game run

SPAIN suffered their first World Cup qualifying defeat since 1993 as Sweden came from behind to end La Roja's 66-game run. Carlos Soler volleyed Luis Enrique's Spain... Read more

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Antoine Griezmann scored France's equaliser as they drew with Bosnia-Herzegovina in World Cup qualifying.

ANTOINE Griezmann scored France's equaliser as they drew with Bosnia-Herzegovina in World Cup qualifying. Inter Milan's Edin Dzeko gave the Bosnians the lead with an excellent drilled... Read more

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Scotland's World Cup hopes were dealt a serious blow as they were outclassed by a vibrant Denmark in Copenhagen

SCOTLAND'S World Cup hopes were dealt a serious blow as they were outclassed by a vibrant Denmark in Copenhagen to slip seven points behind the group... Read more

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Hazard ruled out of Belgium’s World Cup qualifiers

BORUSSIA Dortmund winger, Thorgan Hazard has been ruled out of Belgium’s upcoming internationals, due to injury, the national team said on Tuesday. The 28-year-old was last week named... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Swimmer Reece Dunn sets world record to win third gold of Games

REECE Dunn set a new world record to win his third gold medal of the Tokyo Paralympics, as the medals continued to flow for Great Britain... Read more

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Sanusi to commission Egypt, Angola World Cup qualifier in Cairo

GENERAL Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Mohammed Sanusi has been appointed by the Confederation of African Football to serve as the match commissioner for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 34 times

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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Race: Rohr lists Musa, Ekong, Ndidi, 27 others for Liberia, Cape Verde

SUPER Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has called up a total of 30 players for next month’s opening rounds of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022... Read more

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Kyle Anderson: Darts world pays tribute to Australian who has died aged 33

BARRY Hearn and Phil Taylor have led tributes to Kyle Anderson who has died aged 33. The Australian played in seven World Championships, where he threw a... Read more

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Bayern Munich's Alphonso Davies calls refugee team the 'most courageous' in world

BAYERN Munich footballer Alphonso Davies has told the Refugee Paralympic Team they are "the most courageous sports team in the world" in a letter. Davies, 20, was... Read more

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Sifan Hassan misses out on women's 5,000m world record at Prefontaine Classic

DOUBLE Olympic gold medallist Sifan Hassan missed out on the 5,000m world record at the Prefontaine Classic - her first meet since Tokyo 2020. The 5,000m and... Read more

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World Athletics Under-20 Championships: Onwuzurike, Ofili in 200m finals

NIGERIA’S Udodi  Onwuzurike on Friday qualified for Saturday’s final of the men’s 200 metres event at the ongoing World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. The News... Read more

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World Athletics U20 Championships: Nigeria’s Nnamdi wins bronze in men’s javelin

NIGERIA’S Chinecherem Nnamdi on Friday won a bronze medal in men’s javelin at the ongoing World Athletics U-20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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World number two Naomi Osaka loses in Cincinnati Masters third round

WORLD number two Naomi Osaka suffered a surprise third-round defeat to Swiss wildcard Jil Teichmann at the Cincinnati Masters. The Japanese star, 23, lost 3-6 6-3 6-3... Read more

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