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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>Bello rallies support for Nigeria’s ex-internationals, says they are legends

By Omeiza Ajayi Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has called for greater support for Nigeria’s ex-international football stars and their families, saying those who made the nation proud at one time or the other must never be forgotten. He specifically said Nigerians must never forget the contributions of Rashidi Yekini and Stephen Keshi toRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Premier League: Arsenal hit back to beat Leicester, Bale stars for Spurs

Arsenal delivered a hammer blow to Leicester’s faint hopes of winning the Premier League with an impressive 3-1 win, while the revitalised Gareth Bale struck twice in Tottenham’s 4-0 rout of Burnley on Sunday. Mikel Arteta’s side fell behind to Youri Tielemans’ early goal at the King Power Stadium, but David Luiz equalised and AlexandreRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>NBSA to stage National U-12, U-15 Championship in April

The Nigeria Baseball and Softball Association on Sunday said the body has concluded plans to stage the 2021 National U-12 and U-15 Softball Championship in April. Robert Onwukwe, the Public Relations Officer of NBSA told the News Agency of Nigeria that the championship is slated to hold from April 20 to April 25 in Badagry,Read More
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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>Chelsea vs Man United: Premier League releases statement over penalty decision

The English Premier League has issued a statement to explain the decision not to award Manchester United a penalty in Sunday’s clash against Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge. In the first half of the clash between Chelsea and Man United, Marcus Rashford’s free-kick was blocked by Edouard Mendy, and the ball appeared to strike the
Chelsea vs Man United: Premier League releases statement over penalty decision

target=_blank rel=noopener>Gov Ikpeazu salutes Abaribe at 66

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has described Senate Minority leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe as an “elder brother and political leader”. Governor Ikpeazu expressed delight that Senator Abaribe’s life has become synonymous with service to the people, built on solid principles, and sustained by the power of courage. The Governor stated this in his congratulatory message issued
Gov Ikpeazu salutes Abaribe at 66

target=_blank rel=noopener>LaLiga: Mikel Arteta to replace Koeman at Barcelona

Barcelona football club’s presidential hopeful, Joan Laporta has lined up Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta as replacement for Ronald Koeman, according to RAC1. Presidential favourite Laporta had publicly backed the current manager to remain at Camp Nou. But should Koeman leave either by sack or mutual consent, Laporta has identified current Arsenal boss as the one
LaLiga: Mikel Arteta to replace Koeman at Barcelona

target=_blank rel=noopener>Chelsea vs Man United: Referee Stuart Attwell did everything right – Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea head coach, Thomas Tuchel, has backed referee Stuart Attwell’s decision to ignore VAR and deny Manchester United a penalty against the Blues in the Premier League on Sunday at Stamford Bridge. Man United were angry not to have been awarded a penalty in the first half when Callum Hudson-Odoi and Mason Greenwood duelled for
Chelsea vs Man United: Referee Stuart Attwell did everything right – Thomas Tuchel

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Guardiola gives Aguero condition to play for Man City

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, has made it clear that Sergio Aguero will have to earn his place in his team. Though Aguero has become a legendary figure at the Etihad since he joined in 2011, Guardiola will not bring the striker back into the team purely based on past glories. Indeed, with a winning
EPL: Guardiola gives Aguero condition to play for Man City

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Paul Scholes blasts Bruno Fernandes after Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Man United

Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has slammed midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, following the club’s 0-0 draw against Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. Fernandes set up just one opportunity and did not have a single shot on target for Man United against Thomas Tuchel’s side as both clubs got a point each at Stamford Bridge.
EPL: Paul Scholes blasts Bruno Fernandes after Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Man United

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Solskjaer claims Chelsea tried to influence referees before 0-0 draw

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has claimed Chelsea tried to influence referees before they played out a drab goalless draw on Sunday. Solskjaer was referring to an article on Chelsea’s website before the game, which claimed United captain Harry Maguire got away with VAR decisions. At Stamford Bridge, referee Stuart Atwell chose to award
EPL: Solskjaer claims Chelsea tried to influence referees before 0-0 draw

target=_blank rel=noopener>LaLiga: What Atletico must do before Madrid Derby – Simeone

Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone, has warned his players to improve ahead of their derby clash with Real Madrid this weekend. Los Rojiblancos beat Villarreal 2-0 this weekend, to extend their lead at the top of the LaLiga table. However, Simeone was not entirely convinced by the display, as they prepare to host Los Blancos
LaLiga: What Atletico must do before Madrid Derby – Simeone

target=_blank rel=noopener>Former EPL manager, Glenn Roeder is dead

A former English Premier League (EPL) manager, Glenn Roeder, is dead. Roeder, who has coached Newcastle United and West Ham United in the past, died at the age of 65. Newcastle United made the announcement in a tweet via its Twitter handle on Sunday night. “We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of
Former EPL manager, Glenn Roeder is dead

target=_blank rel=noopener>I won’t take COVID-19 vaccine, I’d rather miss Olympics – Blake

Jamaican sprinter, Yohan Blake, has revealed his anti-Coronavirus vaccine stance, claiming he would rather miss the Tokyo 2020 Olympics than get the jab. Blake won silver in the 100m and 200m at London 2012 and gold in the 100m relay in 2012 and Rio 2016. The 31-year-old made the comments after organisers in Japan unveiled
I won’t take COVID-19 vaccine, I’d rather miss Olympics – Blake

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