Category: Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Ballon d’Or 2016

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat rival Lionel Messi to win the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for a fourth time. The 31-year-old is now one behind...

Ronaldinho, Riquelme offer to play for Chapecoense for free

Two of South America’s most celebrated footballers, Juan Roman Riquelme and Ronaldinho are set to be reunited and join Chapecoense for six months, to help the...

Brazilian football team in Colombia plane crash

Medellin’s international airport have confirmed the aircraft had departed from Bolivia. Authorities are currently responding to the emergency. It is not clear if there...

Manchester United still in Premier League title race – Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has not ruled Manchester United out of the Premier League title race. Guardiola’s City side have the chance to leapfrog leaders...

Mikel Obi offered N66m-a-week deal by Chinese club

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has been offered an incredible $212,000-a-weel deal by Chinese club, Shanghai SIPG. According to report, the offer was made to the...

Ortom to host Benue 2016 Handball Championship

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has approved for the state to host a national handball tournament at the Aper Aku Stadium from December 5 to 12, 2016. Ortom, who...

Mikel, Musa, 18 others participate in Eagles’ first training session

Captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and 18 others on Tuesday took part in the Super Eagles’ first training session at the National Stadium, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria...

Rooney to make England return against Scotland

England captain Wayne Rooney will return to the starting line-up for his country’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Scotland on Friday, interim manager Gareth...

S’Eagles are going to the World Cup – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has asked the Super Eagles to emerge victorious in their encounter with Algeria in the World Cup qualifying series....

Sundowns’ Road to African glory

The Brazilians of SA – Mamelodi Sundowns – were finally crowned African champions on their second attempt with a 3-1 aggregate win against Egyptian side...