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‘It’s Good To Be Back:’ Serena Eases To Victory In Rome Return

‘It’s Good To Be Back:’ Serena Eases To Victory In Rome Return

Serena Williams made a winning return from injury beating Swedish qualifier Rebecca Petersen 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the second round of the Italian Open clay-court tournament on Monday. Williams, 37, has not played since a hard-fought three-set win over Petersen in the second round at the Miami Open in March before withdrawing with a […]

Djokovic crashes out at Monte Carlo

Djokovic crashes out at Monte Carlo

World number one Novak Djokovic’s French Open preparations were dealt with a blow as he suffered a 6-3 4-6 6-2 defeat by Russian Daniil Medvedev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals on Friday (April 19). Djokovic, a two-time champion in Monte Carlo, roared back to level the contest after dropping the first set but that […]

Puyol and Okocha Play An Unmissable Match in Uyo

Puyol and Okocha Play An Unmissable Match in Uyo

Former Champions League winner and legendary international footballer, Carles Puyol, who is in Nigeria as part of the UEFA Champions League Tour presented by Heineken®, played an Unmissable Match today as Captain of the Chairman team against a Shine Shine Bobo team led by Jay Jay Okocha at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo.   […]

Tiwa Savage Proves Love For Football With Unmissable Match

Tiwa Savage Proves Love For Football With Unmissable Match

With Nigerian football lovers raving about the Unmissable Match set to hold today as part of the UEFA Champions League Tour, music superstar Tiwa Savage joined in on the frenzy tweeting her support for the game. Ex-Barcelona captain, Puyol will be playing as Captain of the Chairman Team alongside ex-Nigerian internationals, current NPFL wavemakers, Akwa […]

FC Barcelona’s Puyol Is In Nigeria: Former Super Eagles Midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju Confirms

FC Barcelona’s Puyol Is In Nigeria: Former Super Eagles Midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju Confirms

Three-time Champions League legend, Carles Puyol has just arrived Nigeria on a three-day visit from Tuesday, April 16, to Thursday, April 18.   In a group photo with Jay Jay Okocha, Carles Puyol and Xavier Aguilar at the Lagos Airport, Former Super Eagles Midfielder, LaLiga Ambassador, Mutiu Adepoju confirmed Carles Puyol’s arrival in Nigeria. The ex-Barcelona captain […]

Chelsea Fans Denied Entry To Match Over Alleged Racist Chant – Mo Salah

Chelsea Fans Denied Entry To Match Over Alleged Racist Chant – Mo Salah

Three Chelsea fans were stopped from entering Slavia Prague’s stadium for Thursday’s (April 11) Europa League game after an alleged racist chant about Liverpool’s Egypt international Mohamed Salah circulated on social media. Chelsea, who visit Premier League leaders Liverpool on Sunday (April 14), put a statement on their website condemning any form of discriminatory behaviour […]

Togo’s Football Fans Call For Removal Of Coach After AFCON Qualifier Loss

Togo’s Football Fans Call For Removal Of Coach After AFCON Qualifier Loss

Togo’s football fans are still reeling from the country’s national team, the Sparrow Hawks’ failure to qualify in the upcoming African Cup of Nations (AFCON), blaming the teams’ poor performance on the coach. Carrying banners and chanting “Claude Le Roy resign”, dozens of fans took to the streets in Togo’s capital Lome on Saturday (April […]

Plastic Pitch Made From Recycled World Cup 2018 Cups Opens

Plastic Pitch Made From Recycled World Cup 2018 Cups Opens

A taste of last summer’s World Cup returned to Russia on Thursday (April 4) as a new soccer pitch made out of recycled plastic beer cups was opened. Belgian brewer AB InBev, which produces Budweiser, launched the white and red coloured pitch in Sochi, the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics, at a new […]

UFC Heads To Nashville For Fight Night 148

UFC Heads To Nashville For Fight Night 148

The Ultimate Fighting Championship heads to the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Sunday, 24 March 2019 live on DStv’s SS6 at 1am for UFC Fight Night 148. The event will be headlined by a Welterweight match between Stephen Thompson and Anthony Pettis. Thompson, widely regarded as one of the most accomplished strikers in the UFC, […]

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