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Messi claims record 6th Ballon d’Or, Rapinoe wins women’s award

Paris (France) (Reuters) Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth Ballon d’Or award on Monday, beating Liverpool’s leading nominees and Cristiano Ronaldo to lift soccer’s...

Atletico denied top spot after Costa squanders penalty

Atletico denied top spot after Costa squanders penalty Spain (Reuters) Diego Costa squandered a penalty as Atletico Madrid missed the chance to go top of...

Frankfurt demolish 10-man Bayern 5-1, Gladbach stay top

Frankfurt demolish 10-man Bayern 5-1, Gladbach stay top Frankfurt (Reuters) Eintracht Frankfurt crushed 10-man Bayern Munich 5-1 on Saturday to send them tumbling to fourth...

Forge beat Cavalry 1-0 to win Canadian Premier League

Forge beat Cavalry 1-0 to win Canadian Premier League   Canada (Reuters) Forge FC scored a dramatic injury time winner to beat Cavalry 1-0 on Saturday...

Neymar not missed as PSG whip Nimes 3-0

Paris (Reuters) Paris St-Germain’s star-studded attack brushed off the absence of Neymar as Edinson Cavani, Kylian Mbappe and substitute Angel Di Maria all got...

Arsenal sign left-back Tierney for 25m pounds

London (Reuters) Arsenal have bolstered their defence with the signing of Scotland international left-back Kieran Tierney from Celtic on a long-term deal, the two...

Oyo Govt set to reposition 3SC, meets stakeholders

The Oyo State Ministry of Youth and Sports as well as other sports stakeholders in the state have commenced efforts aimed at repositioning Shooting...

PDP congratulates Super Eagles 2-1 victory over South Africa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Nigerians on the Super Eagles 2-1 “decisive triumph” over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the...

Brasilia to host opening, final matches of 2019 FIFA U-17 World...

The Estádio Bezerrão in the Brazilian city of Brasília will host the opening match of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup on Oct. 26 and...

2019 Copa America: Relentless Colombia win again in spite of sweeping...

Salvador (Brazil) (Reuters) Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay at the Copa America in spite of fielding a second string side on Sunday...

Woman organises football tournament to immortalise late 22-year-old son in Lagos

By Yemi Adeleye Princess Oluwatoyin Atobatele, Founder of Prince Michael Atobatele Foundation (PMAF) on Sunday called on well-meaning Nigerians and government to invest more in...

Women’s World Cup: Germany beat Nigeria 3-0

By Ijeoma Okigbo Germany qualified for an eighth consecutive quarter-final appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup by beating the Super Falcons 3-0 at Stade...

African Sports Journalists kick against sanction on Algerian member

In another attempt to control the news regarding African football affairs, an Algerian journalist, Nazim Bessol, working for the newspaper, Botola, has seen his...

Brazilian football star, Neymar, under investigation for alleged rape in Paris

Sao Paulo/Rio de Janeiro (Reuters) A woman has accused Brazil football player Neymar of raping her in Paris, according to a Sao Paulo police...

Liverpool must be “close to perfection” next season, Klopp says

Liverpool (Reuters/NAN) Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp on Sunday hailed his team for their “unbelievable season” but said they would need to be “very, very...

Facts behind England’s domination of European football

Manchester (Reuters) England’s Premier League has claimed a clean sweep of all four places in the finals of Europe’s two club competitions as the...

Kwara United suffers setback after goal less encounter with Insurance

By Olayinka Owolewa Kwara United FC of Ilorin suffered a setback in their bid to retain their top flight status after playing out a goaless...

Man City come from two goals down to reach FA Cup...

London (Reuters) Premier League leaders Manchester City recovered from two goals down to beat Championship side Swansea City 3-2 at the Liberty Stadium on...

Liverpool back on big stage with Bayern win — Klopp

Munich (Germany) (Reuters) Liverpool showed it is back as one of European football’s powerhouses after dispatching Bayern Munich 3-1 in the German champions’ back...

Ronaldo proud of Champions League hat-trick heroics

By Victor Okoye Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday said he was proud of his Champions League heroics against Atletico Madrid in Turin, adding that performances such...

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