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Southampton striker Shane Long scores quickest goal in Premier League history

Southampton striker Shane Long scores quickest goal in Premier League history Southampton striker Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history when he netted after 7.69 seconds against Watford on Tuesday.  Long’s goal came straight after the Hornets kicked off as he blocked a Craig Cathcart clearance before lifting the ball over Ben Foster.  It broke the record held by...... more

Old Trafford not a scary venue any more, says Man City's Guardiola

Old Trafford not a scary venue any more, says Man City's Guardiola Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said Manchester United’s home ground Old Trafford is no longer the fortress it used to be as City look to win all three points and take the lead in the Premier League title race.  City, who are two points behind league leaders Liverpool, play their game...... more

Battle of Old Trafford: Misfiring Man United will be ready for City — Ashley Young

Battle of Old Trafford: Misfiring Man United will be ready for City — Ashley Young  Manchester United’s players are well aware of the importance of Wednesday’s Premier League clash against champions Manchester City and need no extra motivation after a 4-0 hammering at Everton, defender Ashley Young said. Sixth-placed United’s chances of finishing in the top four were dealt a blow at Goodison Park and the...... more

Chelsea move up to fourth in the Premier League after chaotic draw against Burnley

Chelsea move up to fourth in the Premier League after chaotic draw against Burnley Chelsea moved up to fourth in the Premier League after a chaotic 2-2 draw against Burnley, but the sloppy display did little to enhance their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League.  Maurizio Sarri’s side fell behind to Jeff Hendrick’s fine finish before N’Golo Kante equalised moments later.  In a frantic...... more

Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo make history

Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo make history  Juventus came from behind to beat Fiorentina and create Serie A history, while Cristiano Ronaldo made some history of his own. The Turin club became the team first in Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 or the Premier League to win eight consecutive league titles. Ronaldo, meanwhile, became the first...... more

Liverpool storm back to Premiership top spot after victory at Cardiff

Liverpool storm back to Premiership top spot after victory at Cardiff Liverpool continue to put the pressure on Manchester City as a hard-fought 2-0 win at relegation threatened Cardiff moved them back top of the Premier League on Sunday. Georginio Wijnaldum’s opener just before the hour and James Milner’s penalty secured a ninth consecutive win in all competitions for Jurgen Klopp’s side...... more

Everton humiliate Manchester United in one-sided EPL clash

Everton humiliate Manchester United in one-sided EPL clash Manchester United’s hopes of Champions League football next season suffered another huge blow as Everton romped to a 4-0 win at Goodison Park on Sunday. A sixth defeat in eight games in all competitions for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men means they remain two points adrift of the top four in sixth...... more

Ronaldo is the future of Juventus —Allegri

Ronaldo is the future of Juventus —Allegri Cristiano Ronaldo is committed to Juventus next season despite his bitter disappointment at the Italian giants Champions League flop, coach Massimiliano Allegri revealed on Friday.  Allegri’s injury-hit side host Fiorentina on Saturday needing just a point to lift their eighth straight Serie A title, days after a shock home 2-1 defeat...... more

Tottenham edge Man City in thrilling clash to reach Champions League semis, Liverpool thump Porto

Tottenham edge Man City in thrilling clash to reach Champions League semis, Liverpool thump Porto Manchester City’s bid for an unprecedented quadruple of trophies ended in dramatic fashion as Tottenham progressed to the Champions League semi-finals on away goals as a pulsating 4-3 win for City on Wednesday night was not enough to overturn their 1-0 first leg deficit.  After four goals were shared in the...... more

Champions League: Man Utd knocked out by Barca, Ajax shock Juve at home

Champions League: Man Utd knocked out by Barca, Ajax shock Juve at home Manchester United’s Champions League run ended in the quarter-finals as Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to a crushing victory in the second leg at the Nou Camp on Tuesday night.  United, trailing 1-0 from the first leg, started brightly but were then undone by brilliance from Messi and a glaring mistake from...... more

Tiger Woods champion again . . . wins 15th major title

Tiger Woods champion again . . . wins 15th major title Golf legend, Tiger Woods on Sunday ended his 11-year major title drought by winning Augusta Masters, his fifth green jacket and 15th major title.  Woods fired a final-round two-under par 70 to finish on 13-under 275 for a one-shot victory to capture a $2.07 million (1.82 million euros) top prize and...... more

Liverpool beat Chelsea in pulsating encounter to reclaim Premier League lead

Liverpool beat Chelsea in pulsating encounter to reclaim Premier League lead Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League after Mohamed Salah’s stunning strike clinched a 2-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp’s side had surrendered pole position a few hours earlier when Manchester City won 3-1 at Crystal Palace, piling pressure on the Reds to respond as the...... more

AFCON U-17: Golden Eaglets edge Tanzania in 9-goal thriller

AFCON U-17: Golden Eaglets edge Tanzania in 9-goal thriller Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets on Sunday got off to a flying start at the AFCON U-17 championship, defeating hard-fighting hosts, Tanzania, 5-4. Nigeria is making a ninth appearance since the birth of the cadet continental championship in 1995 but they are only searching for their third continental title. The Golden Eaglets have...... more

Adesanya wins world UFC middleweight title

Adesanya wins world UFC middleweight title Just 14 months after making his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut, Israel Adesanya has become a middleweight champion after defeating American, Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236 in Atlanta. Adesanya, who is unbeaten in 17 professional fights, defeated Gastelum via unanimous decision to claim the UFC’s interim 185-pound championship on Sunday morning, making...... more

AFCON 2019: Nigeria to face Guinea, Burundi, Madagascar at the group stage

AFCON 2019: Nigeria to face Guinea, Burundi, Madagascar at the group stage Nigeria will take on Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi in Group B in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in June, according to the draw held Friday in Giza, Egypt.  Under the gaze of the Sphinx and the illuminated backdrop of pyramids, the spectacular draw that followed an open-Air event produced an...... more

Christian Chukwu speaks from hospital bed, clears air on his condition

Christian Chukwu speaks from hospital bed, clears air on his condition  Former Green Eagles captain and later coach of Nigeria, Christian Chukwu, has spoken from his hospital bed in Enugu: A report on Friday morning quoted the soccer legend as telling one of their editors on phone: “I sincerely thank Nigerians for their concern on my health. By the grace of God...... more

Champions League: Battling Man Utd edged out by Barcelona, Ajax draw with Juventus

Champions League: Battling Man Utd edged out by Barcelona, Ajax draw with Juventus Visiting Barcelona beat Man Utd 1-0 in the first leg of Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday night after a first-half own goal by Luke Shaw at Old Trafford.  Luis Suarez’s 12th-minute back-post header was deflected past David de Gea by United left-back Shaw. Manchester United must now produce another unlikely Champions...... more

Dalung warns youths as athletes chase N10m in Anti-Corruption Marathon

Dalung warns youths as athletes chase N10m in Anti-Corruption Marathon Minister of Youth and Sports Development Solomon Dalung has urged Nigerian youths to channel their energy to sports rather than engaging in vices that will be hazardous to their health and society. Dalung gave the advice in Abuja on Tuesday at the opening of registration for the 2019 National Anti-Corruption Marathon...... more

Christian Chukwu not abandoned: Rangers

Christian Chukwu not abandoned: Rangers The management of Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Monday, denied the rumours making the round that the club abandoned their Technical Director, Christian Chukwu, saying the rumour was not only untrue, but imagination of the writer. Norbert Okolie made this known in a statement signed in Enugu while reacting...... more

Golfer dies in hotel room during tournament

Golfer dies in hotel room during tournament Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died of “apparent natural causes” on Sunday in his hotel room on the Chinese resort island of Hainan, the PGA tour said in a statement. The 28-year-old Arie, who turned professional in 2013 and won two events on the Asian Development Tour in 2015, had missed the...... more

Barcelona move 11 points clear as Messi, Suarez sink 10-man Atletico

Barcelona move 11 points clear as Messi, Suarez sink 10-man Atletico Barcelona moved 11 points clear at the top of La Liga after two late goals ended the stubborn resistance of Atletico Madrid, who had Diego Costa sent off in the first half. Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi scored superb goals to leave Barca huge favourites to win a fifth title in...... more

Man City breeze into FA Cup final

Man City breeze into FA Cup final Gabriel Jesus’s early headed goal was enough for quadruple-chasing Manchester City to beat Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 on Saturday and reach the FA Cup final. Back at the scene of their League Cup triumph over Chelsea, Pep Guardiola’s side were not at their rampant best against a Brighton side with...... more

UNODC to engage youths on crime prevention through sports

UNODC to engage youths on crime prevention through sports As the World celebrates the International Day of Sports,  the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC), has said that plans were on to engage Nigerian youths on crime  prevention through sports programmes. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the  UN General Assembly declared April 6 every year  as the...... more

Why northerners don’t feature prominently in Super Eagles

Why northerners don’t feature prominently in Super Eagles  In as much as football players from northern Nigeria have never featured prominently in the senior national team, beginning from the Green Eagles to now Super Eagles, the situation is clearly going from bad to worse. Available records have shown that from 1963 to date, only seven players from the core-north...... more

Efe Obada: How Nigerian boy abandoned on London's streets became American football star

Efe Obada: How Nigerian boy abandoned on London's streets became American football star Born in Nigeria, Efe Obada moved to the Netherlands to live with his mother when he was eight years old. Two years later, he and his sister were taken to London. The details of how they came to arrive in England's capital are still unclear. The word "trafficked" has been used,...... more

Israeli becomes world’s oldest football player at 73

Israeli becomes world’s oldest football player at 73 A septuagenarian Israeli has become the oldest person to play in a professional football match on Friday. French sports daily L'Equipe said on its website Iraqi-born Israeli goalkeeper Isaak Hayik, 73, broke a new record as he is now the oldest person to play in a professional match. Hayik will turn...... more

Salah ends drought as Liverpool go top of EPL

Salah ends drought as Liverpool go top of EPL Mohamed Salah scored a terrific solo goal as Liverpool came from behind to beat Southampton at St Mary's and return to the top of the Premier League table. With ten minutes remaining, Liverpool looked set to squander the opportunity to return to the top, before Salah clinically ended his run of...... more

Pele inspires Mbappe to score 1,000 goals

Pele inspires Mbappe to score 1,000 goals Football legend Pele told Kylian Mbappe on Tuesday that he believes the French World Cup winner can emulate his own achievement of scoring 1,000 career goals. The 78-year-old Brazilian claims to have netted over 1,000 goals in his career, while Mbappe has so far managed 103 in total. “It’s possible, I...... more

Delta will always dominate in sports, says Okowa, as Obule Integrated School lifts Principal’s Cup

Delta will always dominate in sports, says Okowa, as Obule Integrated School lifts Principal’s Cup Obule Integrated School, Sapele, has won this year’s edition of the Delta State Principal’s Cup, with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa saying it was a clear evidence to the fact that the state will continue to dominate in sporting competitions in the country. At the finals played at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba,...... more

Arsenal go third on EPL table, topple Tottenham, Man United

Arsenal go third on EPL table, topple Tottenham, Man United Arsenal on Monday night beat Newcastle at Emirates Stadium to move above Manchester United and north London rivals Tottenham and go third in the Premier League. Aaron Ramsey, who had an earlier effort disallowed following a foul, put the hosts ahead with a fine low strike from 15 yards out. Newcastle’s...... more

 

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