Lagos has been a safe heaven for Nigerians and Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu recognises that as he relocated his family to Lagos following the increasing rate of kidnapping in the South East. The 21-year-old, who ply’s his trade for Ligue 1 side Bordeaux in France suffered the pain of seeing his father kidnapped […]
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insisted VAR does produce “fair football” despite a cruel Champions League quarter-final exit on away goals to Tottenham after a pulsating tie ended 4-4 on aggregate. City were 4-3 victors in Wednesday’s second leg, but for the third straight season failed to reach the last four under Guardiola as two […]
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Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named among 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine. The Egypt striker, 26, a practising Muslim, was also one of the US magazine’s six cover stars and used his interview to discuss women’s equality. “We need to change the way we treat women in […]
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Jarrell Miller was denied a license to box by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) over a failed drug test on Wednesday, scuppering his planned June 1 bout with world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. In a statement quoted by US media outlets, the NYSAC said Miller was barred from fighting in the state following […]
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Cristiano Ronaldo is demanding a major overhaul at Juventus following Tuesday’s shock Champions League defeat against Ajax. While his great rival Lionel Messi tormented Manchester United and ensured Barcelona’s presence in the semi-finals of the competition, Juventus threw away a lead and were ultimately deservedly beaten by Erik ten Hag’s precocious young side. Ronaldo, who […]
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Premier League stars will be among the footballers taking part in a 24-hour social media boycott on Friday as part of a protest against racist abuse online. The campaign, which is being co-ordinated by England’s Professional Footballers’ Association, urges players to stay off all social media from 9:00am local time (0800 GMT) Friday after posting […]
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Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has mapped out training programs that can help both the Eagles preparations for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations and most importantly the Olympic Eagles quest to qualify for this year’s Under 23 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON). The Eagles handler told NationSport exclusively that he is also more […]
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Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa refused to train on Thursday after being told that his club is to fine him for a verbal outburst in a recent defeat to FC Barcelona. Atletico and Costa’s representatives did not respond to requests for comments by several Spanish newspapers, including AS, El Pais and Marca. Costa has been […]
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Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman has said that he hopes to step out of Franck Ribery’s shadow when his veteran compatriot leaves Bayern. Coman, 22, has long been touted as the natural successor to Ribery, who is expected to end a glistening 12-year spell at Bayern this summer. Yet in an interview with Kicker magazine […]
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JARRELL MILLER claims he “never knowingly” took the banned substance which is set to force him out of a June 1 clash with Anthony Joshua. The American heavyweight is set to appeal the New York State Athletic Commissions decision to deny his application for a licence to heavyweight clash at Madison Square Garden. Miller […]
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