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Juventus fell to their first Serie A defeat of the season on Sunday as Genoa ran out 2-0 winners, days after the Turin club’s UEFA Champions League heroics against Atletico Madrid. Stefano Sturaro, who joined Genoa on loan from Juventus in January before the deal was made permanent, put the home side in front in […]

Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday said he was proud of his Champions League heroics against Atletico Madrid in Turin, adding that performances such as these were the reason Juventus signed him from Real Madrid. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ronaldo scored a hat-trick, including two headers and a late penalty as Juventus stormed […]

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) says Team Nigeria is participating in the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Beach Volleyball World Tour which began in Qatar on Tuesday. Kehinde Lamidi, the Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee of NVBF, said in Lagos that the Nigerian male team would join 36 other countries in the tournament holding from March […]

The Nigeria Rowing Canoe and Sailing Federation (NRCSF) on Monday said that the body had concluded plans to organise the second edition of the National Para – Canoeing and Sailing Championships in April. The federation’s secretary, Olubunmi Oluode, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the championships would hold from April 4 […]

UEFA has opened a formal investigation into English Premier League champions (EPL) Manchester City over potential breaches of its break-even rule known as Financial Fair Play (FFP). German publication Der Spiegel reported in November that Manchester City’s Abu Dhabi owners inflated sponsorship agreements in order to comply with FFP requirements. “The investigation will focus on […]

An ex-international, Mutiu Adepoju, on Thursday commended the League Management Company (LMC) for its dedication towards improving the standard of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Adepoju disclosed in Lagos that LMC has done a lot to keep the competition afloat so far. “The beginning of the league was shaky because of the violent act […]

Bayern Munich winger Serge Gnabry has extended his contract by three years until 2023, the Bundesliga champions said on Tuesday. “Serge is one of our young guns and an important part of Bayern for the future,” sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said in a statement. “We are convinced that we will have a lot of fun […]

The Nigerian Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give more attention to the sports sector, to promote unity in the country. Samuel Ikpea, the NFSC chairman made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday, against the backdrop of the reelection of […]

Real Madrid has sacked youth team coach Alvaro Benito after he made negative comments about their first team on a radio programme during Wednesday’s 3-0 defeat to FC Barcelona. The defeat was in a Copa del Rey semi-final second leg match. In a statement released on Twitter on Friday, Benito said: “I respect the decision […]

The second of the three-part miniseries will determine which of the Spanish giants will play for the Copa del Rey in March Real Madrid host Barcelona at the Bernabeu in the second leg of their crunch Copa del Rey semi-final clash. On February 6, the sides drew 1-1 at Camp Nou, with Lucas Vazquez’s early […]



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