Third edition of JAMB Football Tourney holds Sept

The third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)/Tertiary Institutions Football Competition has been scheduled to hold between Sept. 22 and Sept. 29 at the University of Ilorin. The dates... Read more »

Serena Williams downs Osaka in Toronto rematch

Serena Williams regained the bragging rights in her head-to-head rivalry with former World Number one Naomi Osaka, besting her in two straight sets in Toronto on Friday night. Serena won 6-3 6-4... Read more »

EPL2019/2020: Phil Thompson names club to win Premier League title, finish top-four this season

Liverpool legend, Phil Thompson has backed Jurgen Klopp’s men to finally get their hands on the Premier League title this season. He also predicted Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea to finish... Read more »

BetBonanza unveils Amokachi as ambassador (See Photos)

Former Super Eagles forward and Assistant Manager, Daniel Amokachi was on Thursday unveiled as the Ambassador of a new sports betting brand called betBonanza in Lagos, to a group of newsmen, bloggers... Read more »

Ighalo faces disciplinary action over social media activities

Retired Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo, will face disciplinary action following his activities on social media. His club, Shanghai Shenhua, made this known in a press statement released via Weibo on Thursday. According... Read more »

I’m 100% fit – Nigeria right-back, Shehu Abdullahi insists

Nigeria right-back, Shehu Abdullahi, has joined his teammates at Bursaspor after declaring that he is 100 per cent fit to play. He gave the update about his injury in a tweet on... Read more »

Chelsea fans slam club over Luiz exit

Chelsea’s loss of David Luiz this summer to Arsenal is surely the biggest shock of the transfer window. After a relatively quiet few months at Stamford Bridge, bombshell reports emerged yesterday that... Read more »

Transfer: David Luiz Completes Shock Deadline Move To Arsenal

Brazilian international defender David Luiz has signed for us in a permanent transfer from Chelsea. The 32-year-old centre back has a wealth of experience and has made 524 club appearances in a... Read more »

All African Games: AFN planning for jamboree — Ebewele

A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the... Read more »

Transfer: Everton signs Nigeria’s strike, Iwobi for £40m

Everton have agreed to sign forward Alex Iwobi from Arsenal in a deal worth up to £40m. Iwobi came through the ranks at the Gunners, playing 149 times and scoring 15 goals.... Read more »

Lukaku undergoing medical ahead of Inter switch

Romelu Lukaku is set to join Inter Milan from Manchester United on Thursday with Italian media reporting he will sign a contract immediately after undergoing a medical. The Belgian forward enjoyed a... Read more »

Transfer: Real Madrid expect to sign Neymar after offering £110million, Modric

Real Madrid are confident of signing Neymar Jr, after offering Paris Saint-Germain £110million plus Luka Modric, according to Sport. Barcelona are interested in resigning Neymar, but Real are eager to bring him... Read more »
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Transfer: Lukaku set for deadline-day move to Inter

The transfer window slams shut in England on Thursday and Romelu Lukaku is finally set to get his move. Linked to Inter and Juventus throughout the off-season, Manchester United striker Lukaku is... Read more »

Chelsea Stunned By Latest Transfer Development

Courtesy of some foolhardy dealings, in the past Chelsea, serving a two-window transfer ban, will only be partaking in deals that could see players leave Stamford Bridge. How many and who actually... Read more »

U-20 FIFA Women’s World Cup: FIFA inspects facilities at Akpabio Int’l stadium

A delegation of the world football governing body, FIFA, on Wednesday, visited Akwa Ibom to inspect facilities at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo. Nigeria News Agency reports that the FIFA team was... Read more »

2019/2020: Klopp makes shock prediction about Premier League title

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has said at least six teams will rival his team for the Premier League title this season. Last season, the Reds won the Champions League and finished second... Read more »

Arsenal reject Everton’s £30m bid for Alex Iwobi

Everton have submitted a £30m bid to sign Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi, according to reports. Marco Silva’s side had prioritised a move for Wilfried Zaha, but Crystal Palace are demanding £100m for... Read more »

Serena Williams Becomes Forbes’ Highest Paid Sports Woman 4th Year In A Row

American Tennis Player, Serena Williams has once again become the highest paid Sports Woman for four years running, according to Forbes. Raking in an amount of $29.2 million, it is pretty obvious... Read more »
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Joshua shuffles team for rematch with Ruiz

Former world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has revealed he wants to add new members to his backroom team ahead of his training for the rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr. in a bid... Read more »

Wayne Rooney signs 18-month contract as player-coach with Derby County

Wayne Rooney has signed an 18-month deal with Derby County, the Championship club have confirmed. The Manchester United legend will join the Championship side in January as player-coach, bringing an end to... Read more »

UEFA: Europa League releases 2019/20 playoff draw

The playoff draw for the 2019/2020 UEFA Europa League was conducted on Monday night, ahead of the third qualifying round matches this week. According to UEFA, the two-legged playoff round will then... Read more »

Cyclist Lambrecht dies after crash at Tour de Pologne

Pro cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht died Monday after a crash during the third leg of the Tour de Pologne. He was 22. Details regarding the crash are scarce. Lambrecht reportedly crashed on an... Read more »

Pep Guardiola left out Riyad Mahrez over drug concern

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola has revealed that he decided to leave Riyad Mahrez out of City’s Community Shield squad due to concerns he may fail drug test. Guardiola disclosed that the... Read more »

2 Male Dwarfs Broke The Internet With Their Basketball Skills(See Photos)

Two male dwarfs with great basketball skills has broken the internet with their skills, and making rounds online. According to the video, the two dwarfs were playing basketball in a basketball court... Read more »
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Klopp ‘completely happy’ with display despite Liverpool’s loss to Man City

Jurgen Klopp was “completely happy” with Liverpool’s performance in the Community Shield defeat to Manchester City on penalties, pointing out the character and fight shown by his side will fuel their pursuit... Read more »

Weekly salaries of Chelsea players revealed [Full list]

Chelsea have emerged one of the highest paying teams in terms of weekly wages in the Premier League since Russian billionaire, Roman Abramovic took over ownership of the club. This is because... Read more »

Kyrgios beats Tsitsipas for Citi Open final

Australian Nick Kyrgios stunned world No 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas at the semi-final of the Citi Open in Washington D.C, beating him in three sets 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(7) to make the final against... Read more »

Jadon Sancho stuns Bayern in Dortmund Super Cup win

Jadon Sancho starred for Borussia Dortmund on Saturday to help his side beat rivals Bayern Munich 2-0 to win their sixth DFL Super Cup and claim early bragging rights in the curtain... Read more »

Cardiff, Fulham beaten on Championship return

Promotion favourites Cardiff and Fulham began their Championship campaigns in the worst possible way on Saturday after respective defeats to Wigan and Barnsley. Josh Windass picked himself up from missing a penalty... Read more »

Transfer: Dybala agent threatens to wreck move to Man Utd

Manchester United have been left “disgusted” by the request of Paulo Dybala’s agent, Jorge Antun, for a huge personal cut in the region of £13.7m, according to the UK Sun. The Red... Read more »

Transfer: Inter Milan tables fresh £70 bid for Lukaku

Inter Milan have tabled a fresh £70 million bid for Manchester United’s forward, Romelu Lukaku. The fresh interest for Lukaku could spell trouble for United’s pursuit of Paulo Dybala as Juventus want... Read more »

Transfer: What Souness said about Manchester United’s £80m signing, Maguire

Former Newcastle United boss, Graeme Souness, has said that Harry Maguire will be an ‘outstanding’ signing for Manchester United. United have reached an agreement with Leicester City to sign the England defender... Read more »

Lionel Messi banned for 3 months

Lionel Messi has been banned from playing for Argentina for three months by CONMEBOL after he heavily criticised the South American football governing body during the Copa America. He was also fined... Read more »

FIFA Approves 6 New Football Rules

The International Football Association Board(IFAB) officially agreed a number of amendments and clarifications to the current laws of the game on June 1 2019. It’s not the first time rules of the... Read more »

Former Chelsea Star Makelele Returns To Chelsea

Former Chelsea star Claude Makelele has returned to the Premier League club to work as a technical mentor to young players. Makelele is working with Chelsea for the first time in 11... Read more »

Plateau United signs two-year deal with Turkish kits company

The Nigeria Professional Football League  (NPFL) side, Plateau United Football Club of Jos, says it has signed a two-year contract with Turkish company, Kayspor, on the production kits for the club. A... Read more »

Transfer: Chelsea’s longest-serving player gets N1.76bn offer from La Liga club

CD Leganes have made a €4.5 million (N1.76billion) bid for Chelsea’s longest-serving player, Kenneth Omeruo. According to Marca, the La Liga side are interested in signing the Super Eagles defender in this... Read more »

Transfer: Mandzukic in shocking move to Manchester United

Juventus striker, Mario Mandzukic could leave the club for Manchester United this summer after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side raised the possibility of signing the 33-year-old during talks over Paulo Dybala, as reported... Read more »

Transfer: What Cristiano Ronaldo told Dybala about moving to Man Utd

Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has told his team-mate, Paulo Dybala, that he must move to Manchester United this summer if he wants to become a champion, the Daily Mail reports. The Argentine... Read more »

Transfer: Leicester City sign Nigerian goalkeeper

Leicester City have added Nigerian goalkeeper, Chituru Odunze, to their ranks. The player was signed from Major League Soccer side, Vancouver Whitecaps. The 16-year-old was offered a contract by the Foxes after... Read more »

EPL: Kelechi Iheanacho gets new jersey number at City

Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, has been given a new jersey number at Leicester City. Iheanacho will now wear the No.14 shirt for Brendan Rodgers’s side for the 2019-20 season. The former... Read more »

Ighalo drops strong hint on returning to Super Eagles

Super Eagles and Shanghai Shenhua forward, Odion Ighalo has given a strong hint he could be back playing for the Super Eagles just weeks after announcing his retirement from international football. The... Read more »

Mourinho reveals Lampard’s only problem at Chelsea

Jose Mourinho has said he hopes Frank Lampard looks to Chelsea’s current young players and insists his only problem has been losing Eden Hazard to Real Madrid. With a transfer ban imposed,... Read more »

Transfer: Juventus ready to sell Dybala, Cancelo to Manchester clubs

Juventus sporting director, Fabio Paratici, is in England for negotiations involving Paulo Dybala’s proposed move to Manchester United, Alfredo Pedulla reports. But it is understood there is another move on the agenda... Read more »

Liverpool Trio, Messi, Ronaldo Nominated for Best FIFA Award Shortlists

Liverpool’s UEFA Champions League winning trio of Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane are on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s player award announced yesterday. The Liverpool trio joined... Read more »

FIFA approves Women’s World Cup expansion to 32 teams in 2023

Zurich, Aug. 1, 2019 Football’s world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women’s World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition. It has also... Read more »

London Mayor backs bid to host 2023 UEFA Champions League final at Wembley

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has backed a Football Association (FA) bid for Wembley Stadium to host the 2023 UEFA Champions League final to mark the centenary of the original ground’s opening. The... Read more »

Victor Moses gets No 11 shirt at Turkish club

Former Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses, has been given a new shirt at Fenerbahçe, a Turkish club based in Istanbul, Turkey. Moses was allocated his preferred No 11 shirt ahead of the... Read more »

MGI Scrabble Premier League Gets Fresh Innovations, 7 MILLION Cash Prizes

Organisers of the maiden Mindgames Scrabble Premier League has announced a set of innovations to the 2020 edition due to the requests of interest from players all over the country. The MSPL... Read more »

Scaloni remains Argentina coach till 2022

Lionel Scaloni signed a contract extension with Argentina on Tuesday to run until the end of the qualifying period for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said... Read more »

Tennis: Coco Gauff, Stephens fall in Washington

Coco Gauff, the American senasational teenager who electrified Wimbledon with a last-16 run, and US top seed Sloane Stephens crashed out Tuesday in round one of the WTA Washington Open. Eighth-ranked Stephens,... Read more »

Basketball Africa League announces Kigali, Lagos, Cairo host cities

The NBA-backed Basketball Africa League (BAL) unveiled host cities Tuesday for its inaugural season, with Lagos, Cairo, Dakar, Luanda, Rabat and a Tunisian city, Tunis or Monastir, announced as the sites for... Read more »

Transfer: Cristiano Ronaldo sends powerful message to Neymar

Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has backed Forward Neymar to stay at Paris Saint-Germain. He also said that he wants Neymar to take care of himself and avoid injuries because the Brazilian international... Read more »

Transfer: Nicolas Pepe set for Arsenal medical after £72m deal

Nicolas Pepe is expected to have a medical at Arsenal in the next few days after a deal was agreed with Lille, according to Sky. The 24-year-old is set to become an... Read more »

Barcelona President speaks on Messi’s exit

Barcelona President, Josep Maria Bartomeu has admitted that the club has to prepare for life without Leo Messi. Messi has led the Barcelona side almost since making his first team debut as... Read more »

Transfer: De Bruyne sends message to Manchester City’s Rodri

Manchester City playmaker, Kevin De Bruyne, has backed the club’s new signing, Rodri, to succeed at Etihad after joining Pep Guardiola’s side from Atletico Madrid earlier this month. Akelicious had reported that Rodri... Read more »

Dalilah Muhammad smashes world’s 400m hurdles record

Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad smashed the longstanding women’s 400m hurdles world record at Iowa’s  Des Moines’ Drake Stadium Sunday, clocking 52.20sec with a superb display at the US Track and Field Championships.... Read more »
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FIFA ranking: Dudu-Orumen commends Eagles position, called for better crew

The Chairman, Edo Sports Commission, Godwin Dudu-Orumen, has commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria for currently occupying the 33rd position in the latest FIFA ranking. Making the commendation on Saturday in Benin,... Read more »
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Transfer: Gareth Bale set to sign £1million-per-week deal with new club

Gareth Bale’s representatives are in talks with Chinese side, Jiangsu Suning, about a deal which could see him earn £1million a week, Sky Sports reports. Negotiations are believed to be progressing, but... Read more »

Atletico humble Real Madrid 7-3 in friendly

Diego Costa scored four goals as Atletico Madrid embarrassed La Liga rivals Real Madrid 7-3 Friday in a pre-season friendly at MetLife Stadium. Costa had a hat-trick by halftime and added one... Read more »