Monday, 12 April, 2021

Category: Sports


The US has agreed to withdraw its remaining combat forces from Iraq, at a date to be determined in talks with Baghdad, and remain in the country solely in an advisory and support role against terrorists. “US forces are in Read more…


Russia’s top diplomat said Thursday that the country’s relations with the United States and its allies have “hit the bottom” and no date has been set for sending the Russian ambassador back to Washington. Russia recalled its ambassador to the Read more…


Former Super defender Yisa Sofoluwe died on Tuesday evening at the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. The PUNCH broke the news of Sofoluwe’s ill-health on Friday, after the Maroc ’88 Africa Cup of Nations star was Read more…


Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu has debunked the news of his death, saying that he is hale and hearty. Chukwu disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at his Trans Ekulu residence, Read more…


Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been taken to hospital, a Swiss newspaper said Thursday, but media insisted the disgraced official’s life was not in danger. “My father is in hospital. He’s getting better every day. But he needs time Read more…


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Nigeria-British boxer, Anthony Joshua, has got a street named after him in Sagamu Local government Area of Ogun State. The Council Chairman, Gbenga Banjo announced that the Cinema Road in the council has now become “Anthony Joshua Way”. Speaking at Read more…


Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. got into the ring again at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday at a combined age of 105 … and it wasn’t bad. It wasn’t scored officially, but the celebrity judges from the Read more…


Sports fans found themselves more than a little frustrated on Wednesday following the passing of football legend Diego Maradona, whose last name left many on social media thinking musician Madonna had died. Maradona, 60, had been treated for a blood Read more…


The new Anambra Sports Stadium, Awka would be ready to host her first game, a Community Shield encounter on December 28 this year, less than three months after work commenced at the arena. The contractor handing the edifice, Ebi Egbe, the Read more…


Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese football federation announced on Tuesday. Ronaldo “is asymptomatic” and “will not play against Sweden” in Wednesday’s Nations League match, the federation said on its website. Ronaldo, 35, Read more…


Lebron James a.k.a King James powered the Los Angeles Lakers to a 17 recording-breaking NBA championship, tying the record for the most win with the Boston Celtics. King James did it his way, having been the only player in NBA Read more…