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Kevin de Bruyne, Manchester City midfielder, has won the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year award for the 2019/2020 season. The Belgian playmaker was announced winner on the association’s website on Tuesday, ahead of Virgil van Dijk, Saido Mane, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling. De Bruyne credited Pep Guardiola, his coach, who handed […]

Last year’s US Open runner-up Daniil Medvedev saw off fellow Russian Andrey Rublev in straight sets to reach the semi-finals at Flushing Meadows. He won 7-6 (8-6) 6-3 7-6 (7-5) to set up a meeting with Austrian second seed Dominic Thiem. Medvedev, who was beaten by Rafael Nadal in the 2019 final, was dominant on […]

Serena Williams kept alive her hopes of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title with a 4-6 6-3 6-2 win over Tsvetana Pironkova in the US Open quarter-finals. The American six-time champion, 38, struggled early on with the variety of shots from the unranked player who was in her first tournament in three years. The […]

World number one Ashleigh Barty announced Tuesday she will not defend her French Open crown, citing the coronavirus fears that also prompted her and several other top players to withdraw from the US Open. The Australian, who claimed her maiden Grand Slam at Roland Garros in 2019, said it was a “difficult” decision but the […]

Manchester City have confirmed two of its players have tested positive for COVID-19, less than a week before the start of the new Premier League season. In a statement on its website, last year’s league runners up said Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte were “observing a period of self-isolation” after testing positive. Neither of the […]

Tennis champion who remains the favourite in the men’s singles title at the US Open, Novak Djokovic, has been disqualified from the competition after he accidentally hit a line judge in the neck with his ball. Djokovic who realized immediately he hit the line judge and approached her had just lost a point in the […]

Anthony Joshua has reached an agreement with Tyson Fury on a two-fight deal, says promoter Eddie Hearn. Britain’s rival champions have been holding talks over an undisputed world heavyweight title fight and have thrashed out initial terms for two blockbuster battles. “We’re making great progress,” Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn exclusively told Sky Sports News. “There […]

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has confirmed that it has received in full a payment it mistakenly lodged into the account of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). A spokesperson for the IAAF confirmed receipt of the sixty-five thousand dollars which had been outstanding. The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) owed the IAAF […]

Tammy Abraham scored his tenth Premier League as Chelsea climbed to second position in the Premier League following a two-nil win over Crystal Palace at the Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Chelsea have now won six consecutive league games, with their last defeat coming in the home clash against Liverpool in September. The Blues last won […]

Netherlands has ended Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets campaign for a sixth FIFA Under-seventeen World Cup, beating them three-one. Sontje Hansen was the Dutch man who sent the five-time champions home, scoring the winners three goals, with the first one recorded in the 4th minute. Nigeria’s Olakunle Olusegun quickly responded with an equalizer in the 12 minute. […]


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