Cristiano Ronaldo

I Always Believe Nobody Is Better Than Me, Says Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo says the key to his staggering success is believing nobody is better than he is — and he advised his Portuguese teammates to adopt the same attitude. The Real Madrid star made the comments as he accepted the Portuguese player of the year award in Lisbon. “We should always believe we are the […]

Neymar Is Being Treated Like A Pampered Rich Kid, Brazilians Protest

News crews from around the world may have flocked to cover Neymar’s foot operation, but some Brazilians would rather see the spotlight on the country’s woes. No-one here doubts the talent of the 26-year-old star of the Brazilian national team and Paris Saint-Germain. But people are sick of seeing him treated like a pampered rich […]

Ambode Inaugurates Agencies For Sports Funding,Development

Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has inaugurated Lagos Sports Trust Fund with mandate to raise fund for sports development in the state,saying funding of sports should not be the exclusive preserve of government. Speaking at the Lagos House in Ikeja on Monday, where he inaugurated the new boards of the Lagos State Sports Commission and […]

Arsenal’s Walcott Set For Everton Medical

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is edging closer to a £20 million ($28 million, 23 million euros) move to Everton after he travelled to Merseyside for a medical as Toffees coach Sam Allardyce bids to boost his attacking options. Britain’s Press Association reported that the 28-year-old was due to attend the club’s Finch Farm training ground […]

Arsene Wenger

Wenger Vows To Replace Sanchez, Ozil With Class Acts

Arsene Wenger moved to allay the fears of Arsenal fans on Tuesday saying he would replace both Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil with world-class players should they end up leaving. Both Sanchez, who came close to moving to Manchester City on the final day of the last transfer window in August, and Ozil’s contracts are […]

Jose Mourinho

Mourinho lambasts Scholes

Jose Mourinho has lambasted former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes after he criticised the manager and key players in his role as a TV pundit. Scholes singled out Paul Pogba, the club’s record signing, after his anonymous performance in the weekend draw with Southampton. But the French international was far more impressive in the 2-0 […]

Ecobank MD Applauds Okpekpe Road Race Silver Label Status

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria Limited, Charles Kie has commended Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of 10km Okpekpe International Road Race on the recent upgrade of the Road Race to silver Label by International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The bank Managing Director stressed that the elevation does not only lend credence to the standard and popularity of […]

Anthony Joshua defends title

Anthony Joshua Defends Title, Knocks Carlos Takam Out

Nigerian-born British boxing champion Anthony Joshua has defeated Carlos Takam with tenth round technical knockout at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff Wales. Joshua’s win last night made him retain the IBF world heavyweight title before 78,000 unsatisfied fans booing at decision to stop the fight which obviously could not continue. The Nigerian born had told […]