Category: Sports

AFCON 2017: Ayew scores as Ghana Beat Uganda

ANDREW AYEW scored from the penalty spot to hand Ghana all three points in the opening match of their campaign. Former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan was pulled back...

Omotayo dreams of good outing at Hungary Open

Olajide Omotayo is among the four Nigerians and two Egyptians shortlisted to represent the continent at this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World...

FIFA approves 48 team World Cup for 2026

FIFA’s ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations. “The FIFA...

Andy Murray remains atop ATP rankings

Andy Murray remained atop the latest ATP rankings released on Monday, with Doha winner Novak Djokovic in second. France’s Gael Monfils, without even playing, jumped...

Marco Silva appointed new Hull City head coach after Mike Phelan exit

Hull City have confirmed the appointment of Marco Silva as their new coach until the end of the season following the departure of Mike Phelan. Phelan was sacked as...

My heart wasn’t in it anymore – Ivanovic

Former women’s tennis world number one Ana Ivanovic admitted Saturday she retired this week because she felt both physically and mentally unfit to carry on after years...

Murray wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

Andy Murray has been named as the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year for 2016 for a historic third time. The 29-year-old beat the likes of Real Madrid and Wales...

Oshonaike says fulfilled with ranking as Africa’s No. 2

Africa’s oldest serving female table tennis player, Olufunke Oshonaike, on Saturday described her No. 2 ranking in Africa after her triumph at the 2016 ITTF African...

FIFA not responsible for players’ tax arrangements – Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said the governing body is not responsible for players’ tax arrangements after accusations were levelled at some of football’s...

Ronaldo scores landmark 500th club goal in CWC semi-final

Cristiano Ronaldo achieved another milestone in his illustrious career by scoring his 500th career club goal in Real Madrid’s 2-0 Club World Cup semi-final win over...