Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Bale ready to fly, Mourinho says

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho says Gareth Bale has worked hard to improve his fitness levels. The Portuguese manager added that the Wales forward would be ready to “fly” when he takes the field against Royal Antwerp in the Europa...

Formula One: Hamilton overtakes Schumacher with record 92nd win

Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton became the most successful Formula One driver of all time in terms of race wins on Sunday. He did so with a dominant 92nd career victory at the Portuguese Grand Prix in Portimao. The Mercedes driver,...

Ronaldinho tests positive for COVID-19

Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho said on Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and was self-isolating. The ex-FC Barcelona and Paris St-Germain (PSG) player was in Belo Horizonte, where he played for local side Atletico Mineiro, when he got...

FIFA Ranking: Nigeria drops by 3 spots, now world 32nd

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have dropped by three spots in the October ranking to place 32nd in the world after losing one of it’s international friendly match and drawing another within the period under review. In the ranking table on the...

Golf: Australia Open cancelled for first time since World War Two

The Australia Open will be absent from the sports calendar for the first time since World War Two this season. This came to be after Golf Australia and the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) of Australia cancelled all of their top...

Ahmed Musa, Onuachu last to arrive Super Eagles’ Austria camp

Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa and Genk FC forward Paul Onuachu have arrived the Super Eagles’ camp in Austria, to beat the Tuesday’s deadline for arrival of players ahead of international friendly with Algeria. Super Eagles Media Officer Toyin Ibitoye...

FA, English leagues urge government to allow return of spectators

England’s Football Association and leagues have urged the government to allow fans to return to stadiums, assuring supporters in an open letter that they can hold matches safely. The government was hoping to allow the return of 25 to 30...

Atletico Madrid confirm sale of Partey to Arsenal

English Premier League (EPL) side Arsenal completed the biggest move of transfer deadline day on Monday as they secured the signing of Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid. “La Liga on Monday informed Atletico Madrid at 23:28 that representatives from Arsenal...

Maradona’s coronavirus test is negative, his lawyer says

Former Argentine football player Diego Maradona tested negative for COVID-19 on Monday, his lawyer said on Monday. His announcement helped to allay fears the Argentina football legend had contacted the virus after hugging a colleague who was later found to...

Watkins hat-trick as Aston Villa humble champions Liverpool with 7-2 defeat

A sensational first half hat-trick from Ollie Watkins helped Aston Villa to a stunning 7-2 victory over Liverpool in the English Premier League (EPL) on Sunday. It was a result which not only ended the champions’ 100 per cent...
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UNILORIN set to construct hydro power plant, says VC

The University of Ilorin has concluded plan to construct a hydro power plant to be propelled by the river feeding the university's small earth...

Ember months: FRSC Suleja takes campaign to motor park

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday, ordered Ogun State Assembly and the Nigeria Police to appear before it, the News Agency of...

Auto crash claims 11 lives in Kwara

The federal road safety corps (FRSC) have confirmed that 11 persons lost their lives in a Road Traffic Crash (RTC) on Sunday. The Kwara Sector...

Kwara police rescue kidnapped twin children of traditional ruler, 3 domestic staff

The Police Command in Kwara has rescued the kidnapped twin girls and three domestic staff of Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle,...