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‘I can’t marry them’ – Nigerian sportswomen speak up on mental abuse from body shaming

By Monsurat Olatunji, Lagos Female athletes, especially women’s footballers in Africa have endured body shaming on a daily as they are perceived and harassed for being muscular, due to the taking into the sport professionally. Despite their admiration of some top sports women, African men and football fans have not hidden their reservations about their […]

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Morata set to benefit from Suarez’s cheating scandal in Italy

Luis Suarez is facing accusations of agreeing topics in an Italian citizenship exam before taking the test, with authorities investigating events which occurred during Juventus’ pursuit of the Barcelona striker. The Bianconeri were quick to move to the front of a transfer queue once Ronald Koeman made it clear that the experienced Uruguayan frontman no […]

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Lionel Messi finally opens up on messy Barcelona exit saga

Lionel Messi has broken his silence on why he sought to leave Barcelona, revealing a long-running dispute with club president Josep Bartomeu regarding the Argentine’s future at Camp Nou and the overall direction of the Liga institution. The six-time Ballon d’Or winner shook up the football world at the end of August when he dropped […]

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New video shows security guard’s deputy was ‘initial aggressor’ in altercation with Raptors’ Masai Ujiri

New video footage released late Tuesday shows that an Alameda County (Calif.) deputy started the confrontation with Raptors president Masai Ujiri following Toronto’s Game 6 win over the Warriors at Oracle Arena in 2019. The video shows Ujiri approaching deputy Alan Strickland and pulling out his credentials that would allow him to get on the […]

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Three Champions League records set by KF Tirana’s Egbo with Dinamo Tbilisi triumph

Three records tumbled for Ndubuisi Egbo as KF Tirana defeated Dinamo Tbilisi 2-0 in Wednesday’s first qualifying round. Having led Tirona to league success in the Kategoria Superiore last season, the former Nigeria international made his intentions known in helping the Albanian side to the group phase. He moved closer towards achieving that feat by […]

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David Silva crashes Real Sociedad’s website

Real Sociedad have confirmed the shock signing of former Manchester City midfielder David Silva on a free transfer. The 34-year-old has signed a two-year deal through to the summer of 2022. Such was the surprise at the move, Real Sociedad’s website crashed shortly after the transfer was confirmed as fans scrambled to find out details […]

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Liverpool star Sadio Mane wins Player of the Year award

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has won the Premier League PFA Fans’ Player of the Year award for 2019-20. The Senegal star enjoyed a fine campaign, scoring 18 goals and providing seven assists as the Reds ended a 30-year wait for a top-flight title in dominant fashion. Mane won the award, voted for via a poll […]

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‘It was fun beating Messi’ – Bayern star Goretzka trolls Barcelona’s superstar

Bayern star Leon Goretzka says it was fun to take down Lionel Messi and co. during the extraordinary 8-2 humiliation of Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals. The Bundesliga giants humiliated the Spanish giants and their Argentine star at the Estadio da Luz on Friday evening, with former Barca playmaker Philippe Coutinho grabbing a double, […]

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‘Many decisions were already made’- President Bartomeu promises changes after Bayern annihilation of Barcelona

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has indicated that there will be changes at the club after Friday night’s humiliating 8-2 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich. Bayern entered the Champions League quarter-final in Lisbon as the favourites, but few could have predicted the thrashing they would dish out to the Catalans. Thomas Muller and […]

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‘It’s tough to beat us’- Bayern Munich star Muller boasts after Barcelona rout

Thomas Muller declared Bayern Munich fear no team after destroying Barcelona in the Champions League on Friday. The Bundesliga giants sealed a remarkable 8-2 win in Lisbon, with Muller on target twice to send Bayern into the semi-finals. A delighted Muller received the man of the match award following another exceptional display from the forward, […]

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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo make history after Champions League elimination

For the first time in 15 years, both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will miss out on the Champions League semi-final. Messi’s Barcelona side were eliminated on Friday in humiliating fashion, falling to Bayern Munich 8-2 in the quarter-final in Lisbon. That result followed another disappointing Champions League exit for Ronaldo and Juventus, who were […]

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“I’m Only A Plus For Falcons, Others Are Scoring Too” – Oshoala

By Favour Itua African Women’s footballer of the year Asisat Oshoala announces her arrival to the African Women Cup of Nations with a Hatrick against Equatorial Guinea to seal qualification to the Semi finals. A first half hatrick was complemented by goals from Desire Oparanozie, Rita Chikwelu and Francisca Ordega to to trash the Nzalang […]

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Usain Bolt Scores Two Goals For His Club Central Coast Mariners

Usain Bolt scored twice in his second trial match for the A-League’s Central Coast Mariners to boost his chances of realising his dream of becoming a professional footballer. The world’s fastest man struck in a 20-minute second-half period as the Mariners eased to a 4-0 win over Macarthur South West United; the first was a […]

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Deal Dusted: Juventus Unveils Ronaldo Officially, To Earn €625k Per Week (See Photos)

Juventus have officially unveiled new signing Cristiano Ronaldo after a £105m deal agreement with Real Madrid. The Portugal forward, 33, agreed a four-year contract worth 30 million euros a year. That’s €2,500,000 a Month, €625,000 a Week, €89,285 a Day, €3,720 an Hour, €62,39 a Minute, €1,03 a Second. Asked Why He Decided To Join […]