157 results found for unified world lightweight championship

Race to Costa Rica 2022: Falconets thump hosts Congo 4-0 in Brazzaville

TWO–time World Cup silver medallists Nigeria continued from where they left off in the second round by hammering hosts Congo 4-0 in the first leg of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 66 times

Tags: FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup African, Nigeria, Congo

FA Cup 2021-22: Third round draw on Monday - which ball is my club?

THE draw for the third round of the FA Cup - when Premier League and Championship clubs enter - takes place on Monday. They will join those... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 111 times

Tags: FA Cup, Premier League, Championship clubs

Karsten Warholm and Elaine Thompson-Herah named World Athletes of the Year

NORWEGIAN 400m hurdler Karsten Warholm and Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah have been named World Athletics' World Athletes of the Year. Warholm, 25, won his award for beating... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Karsten Warholm, Elaine Thompson-Herah, World Athletics'

Scotland's unbeaten start to their Women's World Cup qualifying campaign came to a painful end

SCOTLAND'S unbeaten start to their Women's World Cup qualifying campaign came to a painful end as rampant Spain put eight past them in Seville. Aitana Bonmati and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 115 times

Tags: SCOTLAND, Women's World Cup, Spain

Chelsea discover Fifa Club World Cup route - Al Hilal, Al Jazira or Auckland City in semis

EUROPEAN champions Chelsea will play Al Hilal, Al Jazira or Auckland City in the semi-final of the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Chelsea, Al Hilal, Al Jazira, Auckland City, Fifa Club World Cup

Mixed reactions trail call for removal of Super Eagles Chief Coach

By Benprince Ezeh RECENTLY, the three-time African champions ‘Super Eagles’ have come under scrutiny over the performance of the team, especially during the current campaign for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 201 times

Tags: 2022 FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr

England boss praises goalkeeper's role in Austria win

ENGLAND manager Sarina Wiegman said goalkeeper Mary Earps "made the difference" in their 1-0 win over Austria at the Stadium of Light. Earps, who has started every... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Mary Earps, Sarina Wiegman, World Cup qualifying

Snooker boss says Shaun Murphy row 'great' for the sport

WORLD Snooker Tour chairman Steve Dawson says the manner of Neil Robertson and Shaun Murphy's first-round UK Championship exits to amateurs has been "great" for snooker. Robertson lost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Steve Dawson, WORLD Snooker, Neil Robertson, Shaun Murphy

Women's World Cup Qualifier: Zimbabwe tournament involving Ireland abandoned amid new Covid-19 variant

THE Women's World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe, which involved Ireland, has been abandoned after the detection of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant. Travel restrictions have been imposed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Women's World Cup Qualifier, Omicron Covid-19 variant

Gianni Infantino: Opponents to biennial World Cup 'afraid of change'

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said opponents of plans to hold the World Cup every two years were "afraid" of change as countries in Africa voiced support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 132 times

Tags: FIFA, Gianni Infantino, World Cup

Sarina Wiegman says she expects Saturday's Women's World Cup qualifier against Austria to be the toughest of her reign as England manager

SARINA Wiegman says she expects Saturday's Women's World Cup qualifier against Austria to be the toughest of her reign as England manager so far. The Lionesses have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 114 times

Tags: SARINA Wiegman, Women's World Cup, Lionesses

Cape Verde cage D’Tigers in 2023 FIBA World Cup qualifier opener

NIGERIA’S D’Tigers on Friday opened their 2023 FIBA World Cup qualifier campaign with a defeat to Cape Verde. The 2015 African champions fell 71-79 to Cape Verde... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 81 times

Tags: FIBA World Cup, D’Tigers, Cape Verde

World Cup 2022 play-off draw: Wales host Austria & Scotland face Ukraine

SCOTLAND will host Ukraine in the play-off semi-final for the 2022 World Cup, while Wales have been drawn at home to Austria. If Scotland and Wales win... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: SCOTLAND, 2022 World Cup,

  Markets to wobble then shrug-off new Covid variant

 THE new Covid-19 variant will temporarily wobble financial markets, but concerns will be quickly shrugged off by them, predicts the CEO of one of the world’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 98 times

Tags: deVere, new Covid-19 variant, Nigel Green, World Health Organization,

Belgium hammered Armenia 19-0 on a night that featured goals flying in across women's World Cup qualifying

BELGIUM hammered Armenia 19-0 on a night that featured goals flying in across women's World Cup qualifying. Captain Tessa Wullaert, who spent two seasons at Manchester City,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: BELGIUM, women's World Cup qualifying

Teofimo Lopez promises to 'punch right through' George Kambosos in long-delayed first defence

ON the night he became the unified lightweight champion of the world, Teofimo Lopez would never have imagined he would spend over a year on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Teofimo Lopez, unified lightweight champion, George Kambosos

Teofimo Lopez tells me he is ending George Kambosos fight in one round

WE are about to start a huge run of fight nights to close out the year - starting this weekend with the unified world lightweight championship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Teofimo Lopez, George Kambosos, unified world lightweight championship

Test your knowledge with one year until Qatar 2022 kicks off

THE countdown to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is officially on. The 22nd edition of the tournament kicks off on Monday, 21 November 2022, when hosts... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 67 times

Tags: 2022 World Cup, Qatar

World Toilet Day: Environment ministry to increase surveillance to end open defecation

IN commemoration of World Toilet Day the Ministry of Environment has pledged its commitment to increase surveillance to ensure the nation is open defecation-free and achieve... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Ministry of Environment, World Toilet Da

Tyson Fury v Dillian Whyte: WBC fails to order mandatory defence for champion

DILLIAN Whyte's heavyweight world title ambitions have suffered a setback with the WBC failing to order champion Tyson Fury to fight him next. Whyte was expected to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 161 times

Tags: DILLIAN Whyte, heavyweight world title,Tyson Fury

World Cup 2022 qualification: Who will be in Qatar and who has missed out

WITH one year to go until the 2022 World Cup gets underway in Qatar, several nations have now booked their place - while others must face... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 112 times

Tags: 2022 World Cup,

Finland missed out on a play-off spot for the World Cup finals as goals from Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe gave France victory

FINLAND missed out on a play-off spot for the World Cup finals as goals from Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe gave France victory in Helsinki. Finland began... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 114 times

Tags: World Cup finals, Karim Benzema, Kylian Mbappe, FINLAND

The Netherlands booked their place at the World Cup finals in Qatar with victory against Norway

THE Netherlands booked their place at the World Cup finals in Qatar with victory against Norway, who miss out on next year's tournament as a result. Late... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: World Cup, THE Netherlands, Norway

Nigeria reach 2022 FIFA World Cup final qualifying round

THREE–time African champions Nigeria survived an intense dogfight against Cape Verde in Lagos on Tuesday to qualify for the final round of the African series for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: 2022 FIFA World Cup, Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles

Fifa to review Ghana vs South Africa World Cup qualifier after complaint

FIFA will review South Africa's defeat by Ghana in 2022 World Cup qualifying after the South Africa Football Association (Safa) made a complaint to the world... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 88 times

Tags: FIFA, Ghana, South Africa, World Cup

Men's T20 World Cup: Melbourne to stage final of 2022 event in Australia

NEXT year's Men's T20 World Cup will be held across seven venues in Australia from 16 October to 13 November. The tournament was supposed to be held... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: T20 World Cup, Australia,

Men's T20 World Cup: Melbourne to stage final of 2022 event in Australia

NEXT year's Men's T20 World Cup will be held across seven venues in Australia from 16 October to 13 November. The tournament was supposed to be held... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: T20 World Cup, Australia,

England: 'Gareth Southgate gives players special belief' - Tyrone Mings on World Cup qualification

ENGLAND defender Tyrone Mings says Gareth Southgate gives his players 'special belief' after the Three Lions secured their 2022 World Cup place with a 10-0 demolition of San... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Tyrone Mings, Gareth Southgate, 2022 World Cup

What are the key issues facing Southgate before the Qatar World Cup?

ENGLAND manager Gareth Southgate can move preparations for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar through the gears after qualification was confirmed with a 10-0 thrashing of San Marino. Southgate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Gareth Southgate, 2022 World Cup

How NI frustrated Euro champions with 'typical Italian performance'

IT says a lot when you face the European champions who need to get a result in World Cup qualifying, and are left disappointed with a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: European champions, World Cup, Roberto Mancini

2022 World Cup: England players should highlight human rights concerns - Amnesty

ENGLAND players, staff and fans should use their positions to highlight human rights concerns in the run-up to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, according to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: 2022 World Cup, ENGLAND, human rights, Amnesty International

English Football League 2022-23: Championship, League One and League Two to start on 30 July

THE 2022-23 English Football League season will start earlier on 30 July next year because of the World Cup. The Championship will run until 12 November and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: 2022-23 English Football League, World Cup

Injured Louis van Gaal on bench for final World Cup qualifier

LOUIS van Gaal will be on the bench for the Netherlands' World Cup qualifier on Tuesday against Norway despite injuring his hip when he fell off... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: LOUIS van Gaal, Netherlands, World Cup

Manager Robert Page says Real Madrid forward will not start for Wales against Belgium

WALES captain Gareth Bale will not start in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Belgium as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury. Bale, 32, was taken... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Gareth Bale, WALES, Belgium, World Cup

Qatar 2022 Race: Musa says Eagles will cope well with pressure against Sharks

CAPTAIN Ahmed Musa has assured that the Super Eagles are matured, professional and ambitious enough to deal with any pressure when taking on the Blue Sharks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Ahmed Musa, Qatar 2022 Race, FIFA World Cup

World Cup 2022: 'Robbed' South Africa seek replay of Ghana game

"ROBBED" South Africa are set to make a "formal complaint" about "questionable decisions" made by the match officials in Sunday's 1-0 defeat by Ghana, says their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: World Cup 2022, Ghana, South Africa

T20 World Cup final: Australia come good - just in time for the Ashes

CRICKET. Twenty-two people hit a ball around and, in the end, Australia win. Never mind the fact that they had lost their previous five Twenty20 series and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Australia, T20 World Cup,

Alvaro Morata's late goal helped Spain qualify for the 2022 World Cup

ALVARO Morata's late goal helped Spain qualify for the 2022 World Cup and consigned Sweden to the play-offs. Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen tipped Dani Olmo's shot on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: ALVARO Morata, 2022 World Cup, Sweden, Spain

Qatar 2022 Race: Eagles back in Lagos, say target is to defeat Sharks

THE Super Eagles’ delegation to Saturday’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Liberia in Tangier, Morocco flew into Nigeria on Sunday morning aboard a chartered Air Peace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles

T20 World Cup: Australia's triumph founded on 'love'

"MITCHELL Marsh is the nicest person you will ever meet in your life." Captain Aaron Finch did not hesitate when asked to describe the man who played... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 107 times

Tags: MITCHELL Marsh, Australia, New Zealand, T20 World Cup

World Cup qualifying: 'Stephen Kenny deserves credit for turning the corner as Republic future comes into focus'

BEFORE a ball was even kicked in the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign, the pressure on boss Stephen Kenny had intensified. Having failed to secure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Stephen Kenny, World Cup, Republic of Ireland

Gareth Southgate: England will need clubs' help in 'unique' 2022-23 season

ENGLAND manager Gareth Southgate says next season is "unique" with the World Cup taking place mid-campaign and hopes to get the full co-operation of clubs. The Premier... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Gareth Southgate, World Cup

Qatar 2022 Race: Eagles shoot down Lone Star, set to devour Sharks on Tuesday

TWO strikes from the penalty spot earned Nigeria all three points against the Lone Star of Liberia at the Grand Stade de Tangier, Morocco on Saturday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Kylian Mbappe scored his first hat-trick for France as the reigning world champions secured their place at next year's World Cup

KYLIAN Mbappe scored his first hat-trick for France as the reigning world champions secured their place at next year's World Cup in Qatar in style by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: KYLIAN Mbappe, France, World Cup

Wales marked Gareth Bale's 100th cap with a thumping victory over Belarus

WALES marked Gareth Bale's 100th cap with a thumping victory over Belarus to move up to second place in their World Cup qualifying group. Aaron Ramsey's rebound... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Gareth Bale, WALES, World Cup

Crystal Palace midfielder called up to England squad as five players miss San Marino trip

CRYSTAL Palace midfielder Conor Gallagher has been called up into the senior England team for the first time as five players miss out on Monday's World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Conor Gallagher, World Cup

World number one side Belgium sealed progression to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with victory over Estonia

WORLD number one side Belgium sealed progression to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with victory over Estonia. Roberto Martinez's men face Wales in their final group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Belgium, 2022 World Cup

Australia and New Zealand aim for history in unexpected final

It's the final few, if any, predicted. THE favourites dropped one by one as old rivals Australia and New Zealand secured a place in Sunday's Men's T20... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Australia, New Zealand, Men's T20 World Cup

Aston Villa's Matty Cash made his Poland debut as Robert Lewandowski scored twice

ASTON Villa's Matty Cash made his Poland debut as Robert Lewandowski scored twice in a comfortable win against Andorra to take England to the final day... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: ASTON Villa, Matty Cash, Robert Lewandowski, World Cup

Jorginho's last-minute penalty miss ensured the race to finish first in 2022 World Cup qualifying Group C goes down to the wire

JORGINHO'S last-minute penalty miss ensured the race to finish first in 2022 World Cup qualifying Group C goes down to the wire as top two Switzerland... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: JORGINHO, 2022 World Cup, Switzerland, Italy

'As good as it's been for Scotland for a generation' as World Cup play-off beckons

AS normal time crossed into added time on Friday night, the Tartan Army in Moldova's Zimbru stadium cannot have known what to do with themselves. Are not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 24 times

Tags: Scotland, World Cup play-off

Argentina on brink of reaching Qatar after beating Uruguay

ARGENTINA are set to qualify for next year's World Cup after a 1-0 win over Uruguay. Angel Di Maria's strike secured victory, leaving La Albiceleste second in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: ARGENTINA, World Cup, Angel Di Maria

Brazil became the first South American nation to qualify for the 2022 World Cup

BRAZIL became the first South American nation to qualify for the 2022 World Cup with a 1-0 home win over Colombia. Lucas Paqueta scored the only goal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: BRAZIL, Lucas Paqueta, 2022 World Cup

South Africa and Ghana set for World Cup qualifying showdown

GHANA and South Africa will go head-to-head in Cape Coast on Sunday for a place in next year's African World Cup play-offs. Mali sealed their place in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: GHANA, African World Cup, South Africa

Algeria edge closer to play-off spot in African World Cup qualifying

ALGERIA moved a step closer to qualifying for Africa's play-offs for the 2022 World Cup after a comfortable 4-0 win over Djibouti. The Desert Foxes, who extended... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: ALGERIA, 2022 World Cup

Harry Kane: England defeat and transfer speculation took its toll, says forward

ENGLAND captain Harry Kane says defeat in the European Championships final and summer speculation over his Tottenham future took its toll on him mentally. The Three Lions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Harry Kane, European Championship, ENGLAND, Tottenham

T20 World Cup: Australia stun Pakistan to set up final against New Zealand

AUSTRALIA came back from the brink to beat Pakistan by five wickets in another gripping Men's T20 World Cup semi-final. Needing 20 off the final 10 balls,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 31 times

Tags: AUSTRALIA, Pakistan, T20 World Cup

The Republic of Ireland's encouraging recent form continued as they drew their World Cup Group A qualifier

THE Republic of Ireland's encouraging recent form continued as they drew their World Cup Group A qualifier with a sub-par Portugal in Dublin. Cristiano Ronaldo had a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Republic of Ireland, Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo, World Cup

Wales' 2022 World Cup play-off confirmed as Spain beat Greece 1-0

WALES are officially guaranteed at least a place in the World Cup play-offs after Spain beat Greece 1-0. Wales started their qualifying campaign knowing they had all... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 141 times

Tags: WALES, World Cup, Spain

Croatia will host Russia on Sunday in Group H's final match to decide who qualifies automatically for the 2022 World Cup

CROATIA will host Russia on Sunday in Group H's final match to decide who qualifies automatically for the 2022 World Cup after both recorded big wins. Luka... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: CROATIA, Luka Modric, Russia, 2022 World Cup

Hansi Flick made history as the first Germany coach to win his first six games in charge

HANSI Flick made history as the first Germany coach to win his first six games in charge, with his Covid-affected side thrashing 10-man Liechtenstein in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: HANSI Flick, Germany, Liechtenstein, World Cup qualifier.

Cricket: Team Nigeria ready for T20 World Cup Qualifiers, departs Friday, coach says

NIGERIA’S senior male cricket team has expressed optimism ahead of the T20 World Cup Africa Qualifiers starting on Wednesday, in Rwanda. The team is also expected to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 126 times

Tags: T20 World Cup Africa Qualifiers,

Qatar World Cup 2022: Premier League to have break of more than six weeks in 2022-23 season

THE Premier League will have a mid-season break of more than six weeks in 2022-23 to accommodate the 2022 Qatar World Cup. On Thursday, it was announced... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Premier League, 2022 Qatar World Cup

T20 World Cup: New Zealand beat England in dramatic semi-final

NEW Zealand ended England's hopes at the Men's T20 World Cup with a dramatic semi-final victory in Abu Dhabi. England looked on course for Sunday's final until... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: NEW Zealand, England, T20 World Cup

England World Cup qualifiers: Chelsea's Reece James says he is in career-best form

REECE James says he is in the form of his life after returning to the England squad for World Cup qualifiers against Albania and San Marino. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 117 times

Tags: REECE James, England, World Cup

Tyson Fury: WBC heavyweight champion 'badly injured' before Deontay Wilder fight, says his father

WORLD heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has had surgery on both elbows after suffering a serious injury before his second win over Deontay Wilder, said the Briton's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Tyson Fury, WORLD heavyweight, Deontay Wilder

World Cup 2022 qualifying: Who needs what to reach Qatar?

ENGLAND are looking to confirm their World Cup place this month, while Scotland and Wales are hoping to seal play-off spots. The final two rounds of European... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 34 times

Tags: ENGLAND, World Cup, World Cup 2022

Qatar 2022 Race: 21 Super Eagles train in Tangier for Lone Star

CAPTAIN Ahmed Musa and 20 other invited players were at the Super Eagles’ first training session in the city of Tangier on Tuesday as countdown began... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Qatar 2022 Race, Super Eagles, FIFA World Cup

I play for the greenest football club in the world

IN the picturesque Cotswolds, a footballer from Bellshill in Lanarkshire is plying his trade with a club recognised by the United Nations as the greenest in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Nicky Cadden, Lanarkshire, Championship, Forest Green Rovers

Man Utd midfielder suffers thigh injury training with France

MANCHESTER United midfielder Paul Pogba has been ruled out of France's World Cup qualifiers with a thigh injury. The World Cup winner, 28, suffered the injury in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 92 times

Tags: MANCHESTER United, Paul Pogba, France's World Cup qualifiers

Qatar 2022 Race: North African referees to take charge of Nigeria’s final group matches

WORLD football –governing body, FIFA has appointed referees from North Africa to officiate the Super Eagles’ last two games of the group phase of FIFA World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: FIFA, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Ademola Lookman forced to wait for Nigeria debut after switch from England

LEICESTER City winger Ademola Lookman has decided to switch his international allegiance to Nigeria from England but will have to wait a while before making his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 108 times

Tags: LEICESTER City, Nigeria, Ademola Lookman, World Cup, NFF

Marcus Rashford & Jude Bellingham recalled for England World Cup qualifiers

MARCUS Rashford and Jude Bellingham have been recalled to the England squad for this month's World Cup qualifiers with Albania and San Marino. There is no place... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Gareth Southgate, World Cup

Scotland 'have skills' and 'belief' to shock New Zealand - captain Kyle Coetzer

CAPTAIN Kyle Coetzer retains the belief Scotland "have the skills" to beat the top cricketing nations, despite two defeats at the Men's T20 World Cup. The Saltires... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 136 times

Tags: T20 World Cup, Kyle Coetzer, New Zealand, Namibia

Rafael Nadal plans to return to tennis in Abu Dhabi in December

FORMER world number one Rafael Nadal hopes to return from injury at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi in December before competing at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Rafael Nadal, Australian Open, Mubadala World Tennis Championship

Hungary fans banned from Poland match after Wembley clashes

HUNGARY fans have been banned from their World Cup qualifier in Poland after clashing with police during October's draw with England at Wembley. Metropolitan Police said "minor disorder"... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 34 times

Tags: World Cup, England, HUNGARY

Quinton de Kock: South Africa keeper sorry over refusal to take a knee and says he is not racist

SOUTH Africa's Quinton de Kock has apologised after refusing to take a knee and says he is "not a racist". The wicketkeeper-batsman made himself unavailable for the T20 World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Quinton de Kock, SOUTH Africa, T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Scotland beaten by Namibia at T20 World Cup

NAMIBIA held their nerve to beat Scotland by four wickets in the final over of a tense Super 12s match at the Men's T20 World Cup. Namibia,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 125 times

Tags: NAMIBIA, T20 World Cup, Scotland

South Africa keeper sorry over refusal to take a knee and says he is not racist

SOUTH Africa's Quinton de Kock has apologised after refusing to take a knee and says he is "not a racist". The wicketkeeper-batsman made himself unavailable for the T20 World... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 192 times

Tags: SOUTH Africa, Quinton de Kock, T20 World Cup

Ella Toone scored a hat-trick on what she called a "special night" as England hit 10 goals against Latvia

ELLA Toone scored a hat-trick on what she called a "special night" as England hit 10 goals against Latvia to maintain their 100% record in Women's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: ELLA Toone, England, Women's World Cup

T20 World Cup: Quinton de Kock refuses to take knee and pulls out of West Indies game

WICKETKEEPER Quinton de Kock made himself unavailable for South Africa's T20 World Cup match against West Indies after refusing to take the knee. Cricket South Africa (CSA)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 148 times

Tags: T20 World Cup, Quinton de Kock, South Africa

David Beckham urged to speak out on Qatar World Cup 2022

FORMER England captain David Beckham has been urged to speak out about the "deeply concerning" human rights situation in Qatar by Amnesty International. Beckham has signed a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 197 times

Tags: David Beckham, Amnesty International, 2022 Qatar World Cup

Les Elder: New Zealand captain on returning to rugby after giving birth

THREE years ago, New Zealand captain Les Elder woke up every morning with one goal in mind: to win a World Cup on home soil. The Black... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Les Elder, New Zealand, World Cup

Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey smashes women's half marathon world record

ETHIOPIA'S Letesenbet Gidey smashed the women's half marathon world record by running 62 minutes and 52 seconds in Valencia. The 23-year-old beat the previous best over 13.1... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: ETHIOPIA, Letesenbet Gidey, marathon world record

Pakistan fans, players & pundits reflect on end of '29 years of hurt'

IT turned into a night beyond Pakistan fans' wildest dreams. They didn't just beat India, their greatest rivals, at the Men's T20 World Cup - they thrashed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: T20 World Cup, Pakistan, India

NCAC inaugurates Nigeria-Ethiopia friendship club

 THE National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has inaugurated the Nigeria-Ethiopia friendship club to strengthen cultural exchange programmes between the two countries.   The Director-General, NCAC, Otunba... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 117 times

Tags: National Council for Arts and Culture, World Crafts Council, Ethiopian Tourism Ministry, Culthbert Ncube, DUGA JABESSA, Nega WedaJuwerete,

Neves officially declared winner of Cabo Verde’s presidency

CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission, CNE, on Friday formally declared opposition leader José Maria Pereira Neves, 61, as winner of the October 17 presidential election with... Read more

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Missing Women's Rugby World Cup trophy found in attic after 15 years

THE Women's Rugby World Cup trophy, which England won in 1994, has been found after 15 years - in an attic. England Rugby said it was found in... Read more

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Siya Kolisi: South Africa captain on childhood poverty, mental health, racism and his legacy

"IT went past being hungry; it was actually painful in your stomach. I could feel my intestines twisting in the middle of the night." South Africa's Rugby... Read more

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Biennial World Cup: European nations boycott not discussed - Fifa's Gianni Infantino

THE threat of a boycott by European countries should the World Cup be held every two years was not discussed at a Fifa meeting on Wednesday,... Read more

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WHO names football star Drogba ambassador

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday, announced football legend Didier Drogba from Côte d’Ivoire  as its new Goodwill Ambassador for Sport and Health. Drogba will promote... Read more

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Morocco 2022 Race: Super Falcons target big win against Black Queens

NINE-time African champions Nigeria are confident they can earn a good win on home ground on Wednesday that will put them at relative advantage in their... Read more

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WNBA championship: Chicago Sky beat Phoenix Mercury to win first title

THE Chicago Sky beat the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 in game four of the WNBA finals to win their first championship. Victory made it 3-1 to Chicago in... Read more

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World Cup every two years threatens other sports and gender equality, says IOC

THE International Olympic Committee believes Fifa's plans to hold a men's World Cup every two years pose a threat to other sports and gender equality. Biennial World... Read more

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Balloon World Cup: Gerard Pique organises first ever event

IF you say you've never played it, you're lying. The game that requires only a balloon, and with the simplest of rules - do not let it... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 137 times

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World Food Day: Experts call for creation of investment opportunities for rural youths

 AHEAD of the World Food Day celebration that comes up on Oct.16, three experts have called on governments and  stakeholders to create unhindered investment opportunities for... Read more

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2022 World Cup: Who needs to do what to reach Africa's play-off places

ON Tuesday, Morocco and Senegal became the first teams to reach the African play-offs for next year's World Cup in Qatar, making it through with two... Read more

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Jamal Musiala's rise in his own words: 'My mum drops me off at training'

FOR an 18-year-old Jamal Musiala has fitted a lot into his career, living in two countries - representing both - winning a title and now helping... Read more

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WHO honours Black American Henrietta Lacks, whose cells transformed medical research

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, on Wednesday recognised Henrietta Lacks, a Black American woman, for her world-changing legacy with a special award. For the... Read more

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World Thrombosis Day: Consultant cautions against excessive alcohol consumption, sitting in one position

 AS the globe marks 2021 World Thrombosis Day, Dr Kingsley Akaba, Chief Consultant Haematologist, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), has cautioned against excessive alcohol consumption,... Read more

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Women's major ANA Inspiration changing to The Chevron Championship is a 'no-brainer'

WOMEN'S golf will say farewell to its most recognisable professional tournament when the ANA Inspiration morphs into The Chevron Championship in early spring next year. Like the... Read more

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New case study on digitalisation of financial service providers to serve low-income customers

This new publication explores the answers to the question: How best to digitalise a financial institution? The case study draws upon management consulting literature to assess... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 166 times

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Portugal recorded an emphatic World Cup qualifying win

CRISTIANO Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Portugal recorded an emphatic World Cup qualifying win over Luxembourg at the Estadio Algarve. The victory leaves Portugal second in Group... Read more

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England: Hannah Hampton and Alessia Russo recalled for World Cup qualifiers

Aston Villa goalkeeper Hannah Hampton and Manchester United forward Alessia Russo have been recalled to the England squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Northern Ireland... Read more

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World Cup 2022 Qatar: Which European countries can qualify this week?

GERMANY became the first team to join hosts Qatar in securing their place at the 2022 World Cup when they won their qualifying group on Monday. Denmark... Read more

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Germany became the first team to join hosts Qatar at the 2022 World Cup

GERMANY became the first team to join hosts Qatar at the 2022 World Cup with a thumping victory in North Macedonia. Former England youth international Jamal Musiala... Read more

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Brazil dropped points for the first time in their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 0-0 draw in Colombia.

BRAZIL dropped points for the first time in their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 0-0 draw in Colombia. The Copa America runners-up had won all of... Read more

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Fifa World Cup plans 'profoundly detrimental', say top women's leagues

STAGING a men's World Cup every two years would be "profoundly detrimental" and "fundamentally alter the course and development of the women's game", says a joint... Read more

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World Habitat Day: Tech firm canvasses technology solutions to curb climate change

AN eco-friendly technology company, CANs Park,  has called for more technological solutions to curb climate change in Nigeria. Mr Olajide Abiose, Managing Partner of the organisation, said this... Read more

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Fikayo Tomori, Ollie Watkins and Aaron Ramsdale named in Gareth Southgate's squad for World Cup qualifiers

ENGLAND boss Gareth Southgate has recalled defender Fikayo Tomori, striker Ollie Watkins and goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale to his squad for World Cup qualifiers against Andorra and... Read more

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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Race: Musa, Ekong, Iheanacho, 20 others for double CAR games

TECHNICAL Adviser Gernot Rohr has listed team captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain Wlliam Ekong and 21 others for the Super Eagles’ FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022... Read more

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We demand enactment of anti-open grazing laws by eastern governors - GIL

By Benprince Ezeh THE Global Igbo Leaders, GIL, have urged eastern governors to pass the anti-open grazing law and save the lives of their people. In a letter... Read more

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Seven-Star Falconets wallop CAR’s U20 girls 7-0, make return leg a formality

TWO-time runners-up of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, Nigeria’s Falconets fired from all cylinders as they hit the U20 girls of Central African Republic 7-0... Read more

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Brazil recall eight Premier League players for World Cup qualifiers

BRAZIL have selected eight Premier League players for October's World Cup qualifiers despite the country remaining on the UK's travel red list. Last month most English clubs... Read more

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Falconets confident as race to Costa Rica begins in Douala

COACH Christopher Danjuma has expressed confidence in his Nigeria U20 girls as the real race for berths at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica... Read more

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KDSG set to reclaim 15 hectares of land through tree-planting

THE Kaduna state government says it intends planting over 15,000 tree seedlings in three Local Government Areas as part of efforts to reclaim degraded lands in... Read more

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Uefa doubles prize money for women's European Championship

UEFA has doubled the prize money available to teams for the women's European Championship in 2022. England will host the tournament at 10 stadiums from 6-31 July... Read more

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Steve Thompson to donate brain for chronic traumatic encephalopathy research

RUGBY World Cup winner Steve Thompson, who was diagnosed with dementia aged 42, will donate his brain to scientists researching brain trauma. Englishman Thompson 43, is one... Read more

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Reps to investigate exclusion of Rivers from World Bank loan for projects

HOUSE of Representatives on Wednesday called for investigation of an alleged exclusion of Rivers from projects to be financed by a fresh World Bank loan. Solomon Bob... Read more

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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

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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 3 months ago | seen 208 times

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Katie Taylor: Irishwoman beats Jennifer Han to remain undisputed lightweight champion

IRELAND'S Katie Taylor remained undisputed world lightweight champion but was made to work by USA's Jennifer Han before winning on points in Leeds. Former world featherweight champion... 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

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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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