Messi skips Argentina friendlies, future in doubt

Messi skips Argentina friendlies, future in doubt

Captain Lionel Messi will miss Argentina’s next four friendly matches and his future in the team is uncertain, according to local press reports. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner previously retired from the national side after their 2016 Copa America final defeat by Chile before returning to help them qualify for this year’s World Cup. The […]

Gallant Falconets hold China, book quarterfinals berth

Gallant Falconets hold China, book quarterfinals berth

National U20 Women’s team, the Falconets, on Monday fought gallantly against China to reach the quarterfinals of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, thanks to Rasheedat Ajibade’s equalizer. The Falconets scored deep in added time to level matters at 1-1 at the end of regulation time. Ajibade scored in the 95th minute to cancel out […]

Nadal spoils Tsitsipas birthday, wins 33rd Masters

Nadal spoils Tsitsipas birthday, wins 33rd Masters

Rafael Nadal played the spoiler and ended the fairy tale run of Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas with a 6-2 7-6(4) win on Sunday that gave the Spanish top seed his fourth Rogers Cup championship. Tsitsipas, who was contending the Masters 1000 title on his 20th birthday after four consecutive wins over top-10 players in […]

Breaking: Manchester City beat Arsenal 2-0

Breaking: Manchester City beat Arsenal 2-0

Arsenal were unfortunate to play Manchester City in their opening game of the season as they have lost three points. The English Premier League resumed on Friday with Manchester United defeating Leicester City by 2-1. Fans of the EPL were excited by the start of the season. However, the game on everyone’s mind was Arsenal […]

Liverpool’s Salah, Mane hammer West Ham

Liverpool’s Salah, Mane hammer West Ham

Mohamed Salah opened scoring for Liverpool, Sadio Mane added a brace and Daniel Sturridge completed the hammering of West Ham at Anfield in the worst drubbing so far in the English Premier League opening matches for the 2018/19 season. READ ALSO: 2019: Why INEC boss, Yakubu, cannot be trusted – Osuagwu The victory on Sunday […]

Stephens, Halep set up rematch Montreal final

Stephens, Halep set up rematch Montreal final

Sloane Stephens sent defending champion, Elina Svitolina, crashing out of the WTA Canada tournament in Montreal on Saturday to set up a rematch of the French Open final against Simona Halep. American third seed Stephens surged into Sunday’s final against world number one Halep after overpowering Svitolina 6-3, 6-3 in the day’s second semi-final. Stephens […]

Chelsea, Spurs win on first day of Premier League

Chelsea, Spurs win on first day of Premier League

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri got off to a winning Premier League start as new signing Jorginho slotted home coolly from the penalty spot in a 3-0 win at Huddersfield on Saturday. Tottenham also made light of discontent over their lack of summer transfer activity by resisting a late Newcastle onslaught to win 2-1 at St […]

Ronaldo gets 2m euro tax rebate in Spain

Ronaldo gets 2m euro tax rebate in Spain

Spanish authorities have reduced by two million euros  the tax liabilities of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, the El Mundo daily has reported. According to El Mundo, which had access to documents of the settlement, tax authorities realised he paid two million euros too much last year for image rights he sold in 2014. That means […]

Serena Williams reveals suffering from ‘postpartum emotions’

Serena Williams reveals suffering from ‘postpartum emotions’

Serena Williams says she is suffering from “postpartum emotions” as the 23-time Grand Slam winner struggles to deal with juggling family life and tennis. The 36-year-old American is seeking to regain her top form after missing most of the 2017 WTA season due to a pregnancy. Postpartum depression (PPD), also called postnatal depression, is a […]

Madrid bound Courtois shuns Chelsea training

Madrid bound Courtois shuns Chelsea training

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois did not report to training with the Premier League side on Monday, casting further doubt over his future after being linked with a move to Real Madrid. The 26-year-old Belgium international was granted an extended rest after his country finished third at the World Cup, but he was scheduled to return […]

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