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Lopetegui Sacked As Real Madrid Coach

Real Madrid have sacked their coach Julen Lopetegui after just 139 days in charge, the club confirmed on Monday. Lopetegui was appointed in June but five defeats in seven games, the last of them a 5-1 thrashing by Barcelona on …

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Thierry Henry Named New Monaco Coach – Club

Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry was on Saturday named as Monaco coach, the struggling Ligue 1 club announced. The 41-year-old French World Cup winner, who had been working as an assistant coach for the Belgian national team, signed a contract …

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Ronaldo-Messi era ends Modric is crowned world’s best

Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards by being crowned FIFA’s best player of the year on Monday. The Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder starred for both club and country as Madrid won …

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Anthony Joshua Knocks Povetkin Out To Retain World Heavyweight Titles

 AFP Anthony Joshua retained his International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organisation heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday. A previously close contest turned in Joshua’s favour decisively when …

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FG Recognises Pinnick As NFF President To Avoid FIFA Ban

The Federal Government has announced its recognition of the Amaju Pinnick-led executive as the authentic leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation. In a tweet on Monday, minutes before the 12pm deadline given by FIFA for the resolution of the leadership …

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Delta government promises to maintain Stephen Keshi stadium

The Delta Sports Commission says it has put measures in place to maintain and sustain the Stephen Keshi International Stadium, venue of the just-concluded 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships in Asaba. The over 20,000-capacity stadium hosted over 1,000 athletes from …

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