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Madrid Lose Super Cup To Atletico As Lopetegui Era Begins

Saul Niguez and Koke scored in extra time as Atletico Madrid fought back to beat city rivals Real Madrid 4-2 and win the UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn on Wednesday, as Julen Lopetegui got off to a losing start with the European champions. Real had earlier looked set to win the trophy in their first competitive game since the departure ...

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Arsenal, WorldRemit Launch Training Camp For African Community Coaches

Arsenal Football Club and digital money transfer experts, WorldRemit are offering local coaches the chance to attend an exclusive new training camp with Arsenal’s top youth coaches in London – and 25 shortlisted coaches will be rewarded with Arsenal kit for their entire youth squad. WorldRemit will arrange for the successful applicant to fly to London, where they will attend ...

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Liverpool Report Mohamed Salah To Police

Video footage of Mo Salah driving while using his mobile phone has been referred to police. The filming of Salah is believed to have been taken on Sunday straight after Liverpool’s game against West Ham. In the video Salah can be seen scrolling on his phone as he sits in traffic in the driver’s seat, report the Liverpool Echo. Fans crowd ...

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ITTF Challenge: Ambode Pledges Bigger Tournament In 2019

…as Quadri emerges first Nigerian to win championship Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday expressed excitement over the emergence of first Nigerian to win the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Seamaster Challenge, assuring that the State Government would support the tournament in a bigger edition in 2019. Speaking to journalists after watching the finals of the tournament tagged ...

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Cristiano 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 he only has to pay 16.7 ...

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Gareth Bale Shines As Madrid Ends U.S. Tour

Gareth Bale has served notice that he is ready to shine without Cristiano Ronaldo, factoring in both goals as Real Madrid wrapped up their US tour with a 2-1 win over Roma on Tuesday. Bale and Marco Asensio scored for Real Madrid who put on a strong performance especially in the first half of the International Champions Cup friendly at ...

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Venus Williams Ousted In San Jose Quarters

Greece’s Maria Sakkari delivered one of the biggest upsets of her career at the WTA San Jose tournament on Friday, ousting former seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams in a straight sets shocker. The 23-year-old Sakkari saved two set points in the second set en route to a 6-4, 7-6 (7/2) victory over the former world number one, punching her ...

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We’ll Begin Transformation Of Maracana Stadium, Ajegunle To Multi-Purpose Sports Centre Soon – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday evening visited the popular Maracana football stadium in Ajegunle, assuring that the plan to transform the facility to a world class multi-purpose sports complex, that would help teeming youths harness their natural talents in a positive way would commence soon. Governor Ambode, who spoke to scores of residents, especially youths who came ...

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75 Nigerian Football Fans Vanish In Russia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said 75 out of 230 stranded Nigerian Football fans vanished in Russia after the 2018 FIFA World Cup . The ministry’s spokesperson, Dr Tope Elias-Fatile, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja that the fans absconded in spite of government’s efforts to repatriate them. Fatile said that 230 stranded Nigerian football ...

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What Juventus Discovered About Ronaldo After He Completed Medical Test

Cristiano Ronaldo has completed his medical with Juventus following his £105million switch from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. The outlay is huge considering the Portuguese is now 33 years old, and you would think, very much in the twilight period of his remarkable career. But the results of Ronaldo’s medical suggest the price tag isn’t as inflated as ...

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