Nadal Wins Eighth Rome Masters Title After Stunning Comeback

Rafael Nadal won the Rome Masters for the eighth time on Sunday when he defeated defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 after a stunning comeback. German second seed Zverev was 3-1 up in the decider before two rain stoppages halted his momentum. Top seed Nadal raced away with the last five games to secure […]

Italy Football Shakeup Offers Hope To Juventus’s Rivals

The shakeup in Italian football promised by Roberto Mancini following the Azzurri’s World Cup flop has offered hope to Juventus’s rivals that it could impact the Serie A next season. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri met with club bosses on Monday to discuss his future contract and potential summer signings after claiming a fourth league and […]

Guerrero Gets Fifpro’s Support In Doping Ban

Peru striker Paolo Guerrero has received the backing of players’ union FIFPro ahead of a meeting with FIFA’s president to try to overturn a drugs ban that could keep him out of the World Cup. FIFPro said the 14-month ban for taking cocaine was “unfair and disproportionate” and said its representatives wanted to meet FIFA […]

Nigeria Better With Sportsmanship, Not Quota System – Cleric

Dayo Emmanuel Serving Overseer of the First Love Assembly, Pastor Simeon Afolabi has congratulated Nigeria’s contingent to the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, for doing the nation proud at the sporting fiesta. Speaking during his Sunday sermon at the Jevinik Place, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, Afolabi could not hide his excitement over the […]

Calabar Sports Club Commends Ecobank’s Partnership Of 2018 East Of The Niger Inter Club Tennis League Championship

The leadership of the Calabar Sports Club has commended Ecobank Nigeria’s partnership of the 2018 East of the Niger Inter Club Tennis league Championship. The President of the Club, Ambassador Asam Asam said regional sporting events like the East of the Niger Inter Club Tennis league Championship encourages creativity and excellence among the people as […]

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 […]