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Las Vegas Police Reopen Cristiano Ronaldo’s Sex Assault Investigation

Police have reopened the investigation into sex assault allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo. American model Kathryn Mayorga accused Ronaldo of assaulting her during a holiday to Las Vegas on June 13, 2009 – the player strenuously denies the claims. Juventus forward Ronaldo has strongly denied all of the claims and appeared in an Instagram video over the weekend, where he said: ...

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Picture: Brand New Onikan Stadium In The Making

One of the cardinal objectives of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration is Project T.H.E.S.E, an acronym which stands for Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment and Sports for Excellence. In line with the initiative, the present administration embarked on ambitious moves to transform the entire Onikan axis into world class entertainment and tourism zone with special focus on sports and showcasing the rich cultural ...

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Arsenal, WorldRemit Select Nigerian, Five Others For ‘Future Stars’ Youth Coaching Programme

A panel of judges from Arsenal Football Club and its official online money transfer partner, WorldRemit, have selected six coaches from across Africa as finalists in their new Future Stars coaching progamme. These final six coaches will now compete in a public vote on FutureStars.WorldRemit.com for the chance to attend an exclusive training programme with Arsenal Soccer Schools in London – ...

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Terrible Night For Barcelona, Madrid In La Liga

Barcelona conceded twice in 68 seconds and Real Madrid were three down at half-time as La Liga’s two title favourites were each stunned by surprise defeats on Wednesday night. Barca’s 2-1 loss to relegation fighters Leganes was the greater shock but Madrid’s beating was more emphatic, blown away 3-0 by Sevilla after a torrid 39 minutes at the Ramon Sanchez ...

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How Luka Modric Won FIFA’s Best Player Award

Luka Modric of Real Madrid has won the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, just after he was also named UEFA Player of the Year. He beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah to scoop the award announced Monday at Royal Festival Hall in London. The voting was done by coaches, team captains and media men from FIFA nations. Just like in ...

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CAF Cup: Ikpeazu Hails Enyimba For Trouncing Rayon

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has congratulated Enyimba International FC of Aba for beating Rayon Sports FC of Rwanda in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) competition, at the Enyimba International FC stadium in Aba. Governor Ikpeazu, who was at the Stadium to watch the People’s Elephant trounce Rayon 5-1, said he was impressed with the excellent ...

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Breaking: Anthony Joshua Retains World Heavyweight Titles

Anthony Joshua has retained his world heavyweight titles after stopping Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round. Brit Joshua returned to Wembley 18 months after famously toppling Wladimir Klitshcko to reach the pinnacle of the heavyweight weight. Since then he has beaten Carlos Takam and Joseph Parker – adding a third world title to his collection with his points victory over ...

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Pinnick Re-Elected NFF President

Amaju Pinnick has been re-elected as President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Announcing the result on Thursday in Katsina, the Chairman of Electoral Committee, Mr Mohamned Sani, said Pinnick scored 34 out of the 44 votes cast in the election. Sani said that Aminu Maigari got eight votes to emerge second, while Taiwo Ogunjobi had two votes, and Chinedu ...

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AFCON Qualifier: Ahmed Musa Shoots Nigeria Ahead In Seychelles

Captain Ahmed Musa has put Nigeria’s Super Eagles ahead in the crucial AFCON 2019 qualifier in Victoria, Seychelles, scoring in the 15th minute as his shot comes off the crossbar, with the ball bubbling off the Seychelles goalkeeper into the net. Chidozie Awaziem doubled Nigeria’s advantage with a second goal in the 34th minute after Kelechi Iheanacho’s freekick fell into ...

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Can Usain Bolt really make it as a footballer?

Edward Hope, University of Essex What to do when you’ve won it all? After the 2017 World Championships and a truly stellar career, Usain St Leo Bolt bowed out of the sport he dominated for so long. Fame, fortune, and a personality to match, it’s hard to imagine Bolt was short of offers on hanging up his golden-laced spikes. So, ...

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