Category: Sports

Victorious Neymar steps down as Captain

Brazil hero Neymar has stepped down as captain of the national side after firing them to Olympic gold in remarkable fashion on Saturday night, Daily Mail reports. At...

Rio 2016 Olympic ends

The Rio Olympics ended on Sunday with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, ushering in the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo. The colourful ceremony,...

Japanese millionaire fulfills his promise, gives $390k to U-23 Dream Team (photos)

The Japanese multimillionaire who promised coach Samson Siasia and his boys a huge amount of money if they win Gold, Silver or Bronze in the football event at Rio has...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Striker, Pogba shine as United sink Southampton

Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck twice as Manchester United beatSouthampton 2-0 at Old Trafford on Friday, with the world’s most expensive player Paul Pogba making his...

Rashidi Yekini: Saraki renovates late footballer mother’s house, hires maid, nurse for her

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has assumed the responsibility for the welfare of the mother of late Nigeria’s football legend, Rashidi Yekini, Vanguard...

Rio 2016 Olympics: Usain Bolt seals triple-triple as Jamaica win sprint relay

Usain Bolt secured a sweep of the three men’s sprint titles for a third successive Olympics when Jamaica successfully defended their 4×100 metres relay title...

Rio 2016 Olympics: Police to charge US swimmers for lying about being robbed

Brazilian police have recommended charging U.S. Olympic swimming champions Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen with giving false testimony, Brazilian TV said on Thursday,...

Nigeria Wins Bronze Medal In Men’s Soccer, Defeats Honduras 3-2

Nigeria received its first Olympic medal at the 2016 Rio games in a 3-2 win against Honduras in the men’s football event on Saturday. The victory awarded Nigeria a...