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Serena Williams’ Daughter’s Picture Set Instagram On Fire

Serena Williams’ daughter Alexis Olympia kept social media users busy over the weekend as her first birthday picture shared on Instagram by her father Alexis Ohanian, received more than 75,654 likes and 1,361 comments. Alexis Ohanian shared a snap of Olympia, his daughter with his wife, professional tennis player Serena Williams, on Instagram for the girl’s first birthday Saturday. Since ...

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Mbappe Sees Red After Scoring Vital Goal For PSG

Kylian Mbappe scored the decisive goal but was later sent off as Paris Saint-Germain survived a major scare, and the concession of a VAR-awarded penalty, to win 4-2 at Nimes in Ligue 1 on Saturday. Neymar and Angel di Maria, the latter direct from a corner, had PSG two goals up at the Stade des Costieres, only for their newly-promoted ...

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Serena Williams Ruthless Against Sister Venus

Serena Williams dispatched her older sister in two straight sets 6-1 6-2 on Friday, making the 30th career showdown at Flushing Meadows in New York a one-sided affair. The 23 Grand Slam winner was literally on fire against her sister, merciless in her blistering returns and making Venus look more like her apprentice. Venus tried though to salvage things, but ...

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Modric Crowned UEFA Player Of The Year

Real Madrid and Croatia star Luka Modric on Thursday received the accolade of UEFA Player of the Year in Monaco, beating his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah to the prize. “I’m very happy to receive this great prize. I have worked hard for this, to get to the highest point possible,” said Modric, who starred in the ...

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Usain Bolt Makes Football Debut Friday

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt admitted Tuesday he was struggling with the tempo of professional football but is working hard to raise his fitness levels ahead of his first trial match on Friday. The eight-time Olympic champion has been given an opportunity by Australia’s Central Coast Mariners to fulfil his dream of a soccer career and has stepped up his training ...

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List Of Super Eagles Players For AFCON Qualifier Out

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles Technical Adviser, on Friday in Lagos announced a 24-man team list for the 2019 Nation’s Cup qualifier against Seychelles. The Super Eagles will play the national team of Seychelles on September 7 in Victoria, Seychelles. Rohr, at a news conference in Lagos, said 24 players and four standby players were invited for the match. The list ...

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BREAKING: Palestinian FA Boss Gets 12-Month FIFA Ban For Hate Speech Against Messi

The Disciplinary Committee of FIFA on Friday sanctioned the President of the Palestinian Football Association (PFA), Jibril Rajoub, with a 12-month match suspension and a fine of CHF 20,000. In a statement on FIFA.com, the committee sanctioned Rajoub for breach of article 53 (Inciting hatred and violence) of the FIFA Disciplinary Code, following media statements he gave calling on football fans to target ...

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Liverpool Owners Snub £2billion Bid

Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group insisted Friday the Premier League club is not for sale after details emerged of a failed £2 billion ($2.6 billion) takeover bid from a cousin of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour. Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper reported that Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nehayan approached the club over several months in late 2017 and ...

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Win For Juventus But No Goal From Ronaldo

Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo missed chances to score on his Serie A debut but helped Juventus get their title defence off to a winning start with a late 3-2 victory against Chievo in the opening match of the 2018-2019 league season on Saturday. Ronaldo, 33, who joined from Real Madrid last month in a deal worth 100 million euros ($114.5 ...

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