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target=_blank rel=noopener>McIlroy, Thomas to dress in red and black in honour of Woods

Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas are among the golfers set to don Tiger Woods’ signature Sunday red and black during the final round of the World Golf Championships (WGC) event in Florida to honour the 15-time major winner, who suffered a car accident.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>How Nigeria ‘killed’ cricket, other sports for football— Professor Jide Bademosi

Prof. Olajide Feyisara Bademosi also known as ‘Skipper’ is an all-round sportsman. Member of the Cricket (had Colours), Football and Lawn Tennis Teams at Government College Ibadan
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Steve Mawuenyega’s last dream – Ghana or Nigeria to win the World Cup in 2030!

Very few persons in Nigeria know the name Steve Mawuenyega. But not so in Ghana where he came from. I am referring to him in the past tense because by the time you are reading this on Saturday, my very close friend and co-traveller on the journey of big dreams in African football, would have been buried a day earlier in Accra, Ghana.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Klopp voices fears over Henderson as Liverpool injury crisis deepens

Jurgen Klopp fears Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson may not play again this season after undergoing groin surgery as he grapples with a deepening injury crisis at Anfield. The midfielder was forced off half an hour into a 2-0 home defeat to Everton last weekend and further investigation revealed the need for an operation. Liverpool’s PremierRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Take politicians off our sports, Prof Bademosi advises government

Former Captain of the Nigerian and West African Cricket teams, Professor Jide Bademosi, has called on the Federal Government to get rid of politicians in the administration of sports in the country.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Another great Tiger Woods comeback is possible, say experts

Tiger Woods could return to competitive golf within a year, top orthopedic surgeons said on Wednesday, but the road back from serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash will be a long and grueling one. Already credited with one of sport’s great comebacks when he returned from back surgery to win a fifth MastersRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Tiger Woods is awake, with rod, screws, bolts, pins holding shattered leg together

Tiger Woods is ‘awake and responsive’ in LA hospital after having a metal rod inserted into his shattered right leg and screws and pins in his ankle. Tiger Woods was put under general anaesthetic while surgeons repaired his shattered right leg using metal rods, pins and screws following a ‘horror’ crash in South Los AngelesRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Mourinho hopes to leave positive Spurs legacy

Jose Mourinho is confident he will be remembered for the right reasons at Tottenham despite overseeing a collapse in Spurs’ form during his first full season in charge. Mourinho’s men were top of the Premier League in early December but have taken just 12 points in 13 games since to slip to ninth. They areRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Everton secure planning permission for 53,000-capacity stadium

Everton have secured planning permission for a £500 million ($705 million) 53,000-capacity stadium in Liverpool’s docklands as they seek to compete with the Premier League’s “Big Six”. The club, who currently play at Goodison Park, have been English champions nine times in their illustrious history but have not won any silverware since 1995. Chairman BillRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Simona Halep pulls out of Qatar Open

World number three Simona Halep has pulled out of next week’s Qatar Open, organisers of the WTA event announced on Tuesday. The Romanian’s withdrawal follows her Australian Open quarter-final loss to Serena Williams. “Unfortunately I’ve decided to withdraw, I can’t wait to be back in Doha next year,” organisers quoted her as saying on Instagram.Read More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Serie A: Signing Cristiano Ronaldo was a mistake by Juventus – Cassano

Former Italy international, Antonio Cassano has said Juventus made a mistake by signing Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo joined Juventus in 2018 with the aim of helping the Serie A champions to win the Champions League. The Portuguese superstar has, however, ended up winning the league title back to back while the dream of Champions League glory
Serie A: Signing Cristiano Ronaldo was a mistake by Juventus – Cassano

target=_blank rel=noopener>Serie A: Pirlo blames his players after 1-1 draw with Verona

Andrea Pirlo has blamed his inexperienced players for their 1-1 draw against Hallas Verona in their Serie A game on Saturday. Juventus missed the opportunity to close the gap and mount pressure on Inter and AC Milan who take each other later today. Pirlo said after the game that his side lacked the experience required
Serie A: Pirlo blames his players after 1-1 draw with Verona

target=_blank rel=noopener>Golden Shoe: Top 10 Europe’s highest goal scorers

Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski is currently leading the race for this season’s Europe Golden Shoe. The striker added to his tally with a tap in against Koln on Saturday, taking him to 28 league goals. The Golden shoe is mostly given to the top goal scorer in the Europe’s top five leagues with Barcelona ace
Golden Shoe: Top 10 Europe’s highest goal scorers

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Guardiola reacts as Man City go 20 matches unbeaten

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said their 20 straight wins in all competitions, may be the best thing they have ever achieved. Ruben Dias and John Stones scored either side of a Michail Antonio finish to give City a 2-1 victory over West Ham yesterday. It was their 14th in a row in the
EPL: Guardiola reacts as Man City go 20 matches unbeaten

target=_blank rel=noopener>Chelsea vs Man Utd: I tried to sign Bruno Fernandes – Tuchel

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has revealed he tried to sign Bruno Fernandes, when he was still at Paris Saint-Germain. Fernandes has become a shining light for United since he arrived in January 2020, scoring 34 goals in 60 games. The Portugal international will be looking to make an impact when the Red Devils visit Chelsea
Chelsea vs Man Utd: I tried to sign Bruno Fernandes – Tuchel

target=_blank rel=noopener>Bayern Munich angry after Golden Eaglets thrashed their academy 5-1

Bayern Munich have reportedly been left fuming after the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria thrashed a team purportedly representing them (Bayern) 5-1 in a friendly, according to Score Nigeria. Angry officials of the World Club Cup winner said such an embarrassing defeat was bad for the club’s image. After the first half of the friendly game
Bayern Munich angry after Golden Eaglets thrashed their academy 5-1

target=_blank rel=noopener>Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel names new position Kai Havertz will play in his team

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has named a new position Kai Havertz will feature importantly in his squad this season. Tuchel also insisted that Havertz’s lack of playing time over the course of the last month has simply been down to his lack of fitness. The former PSG manager, who has largely opted for a 3-5-2
Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel names new position Kai Havertz will play in his team

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: How Chelsea will approach Man United clash – Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has said that his team will approach their Premier League clash against Manchester United from the experience of their last four weeks’ games. Tuchel explained that he would prepare Chelsea players for the clash, and hopefully, they will beat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side at Stamford Bridge. According to him, the Man
EPL: How Chelsea will approach Man United clash – Thomas Tuchel

target=_blank rel=noopener>Man United v AC Milan: Paul Scholes predicts Europa League clash, names best team

Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has predicted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side to beat AC Milan when both sides clash in the Europa League last-16 first-leg tie on March 11 at Old Trafford. Scholes believes Man United have the best team in the Europa League ahead of Arsenal and Tottenham and will cruise past AC Milan.
Man United v AC Milan: Paul Scholes predicts Europa League clash, names best team

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Chelsea will not win title with Giroud, Abraham as their two centre forwards – Paul Merson

Chelsea will not win the English Premier League title with Olivier Giroud and Tammy Abraham as their two centre forwards. This claim was made by Arsenal hero, Paul Merson. Merson said this ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League home clash against Manchester United on Sunday evening at Stamford Bridge. “I have said all along that Chelsea
EPL: Chelsea will not win title with Giroud, Abraham as their two centre forwards – Paul Merson

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