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Chelsea dropped their first points of the Premier League season as Diego Costa struck twice to help Chelsea secure a two-two draw at Swansea City and ensure the Blues maintain their unbeaten record in the Premier League this season.   Costa, who might have been sent off, capitalized on poor defending to fire the dominant […]

Fifa has dismissed appeals by Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid against a ban on registering new players in the next two transfer windows for irregularities in the signing of foreign players under eighteen. This means both La Liga clubs cannot sign players until 2018.   Real, who called the ruling profoundly unfair, and Atletico were […]

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) have announced that the Fifa 2018 World Cup qualifier between the Chipolopolo of Zambia and the Super Eagles of Nigeria will now take place on the ninth of October, 2016.   Nigeria were to play Zambia in Ndola on the third of October but FAZ haven’t endorsed the date […]

Britain’s Andy Murray made his earliest Grand Slam exit of the year as Japan’s Kei Nishikori fought back to win their US Open quarter-final in five sets. Murray, seeded second, led by two sets to one but eventually lost one-six, six-four in three hours fifty-seven minutes.   The Wimbledon champion lost his rhythm after rain […]

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced new dates for the 2016 Federation Cup semifinals. The earlier announced dates of September twenty-fifth and October second clashed with the final match day of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), which resulted in the change of dates. The first semifinal between Crown FC and FC Ifeanyiubah will […]

Real Madrid’s Ronaldo is the top-rated player in FIFA seventeen. In last year’s game he was second, behind his long-standing rival, Lionel Messi. Ronaldo is rated ninety-four in FIFA seventeen. In FIFA sixteen, he was rated ninety-three. Barcelona’s forward Lionel Messi is rated ninety-three this year. He was rated ninety-four in last year’s game. Messi misses […]

El Salvador claims they have refused an attempt to fix the result of their World Cup qualifying clash with Canada. The Central American country says they were approached with the offer of a bribe to rig the result of the CONCACAF Group A match due to be played later today. At a news conference, the […]

Nigerian table tennis coach cum player, Segun Toriola, has picked twelve players for the final phase of camping for the 2016 ITTF World Junior Table Tennis Championship which serves off from the thirtieth of November to the seventh of December in South Africa. Toriola, a seven-time Olympian who will lead the male team to the […]

The Nigeria Football Federation has scheduled the semi-finals of this year’s Federation Cup to hold in Kaduna and Ibadan on the eighteenth and twenty-fifth of September, 2016 respectively. According to the fixtures, FC Ifeanyiuba of Nnewi will lock horns with giant killers, Crown FC of Ogbomosho, in the first semi-final billed for the Ahmadu Bello […]

Britain’s Andy Murray dropped only five games as he thrashed Bulgarian twenty-second seed Grigor Dimitrov to reach the quarter-finals at the US Open.   Murray, the second seed, won six-one-six-two and now faces Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori in the last eight. The twenty-nine-year-old Scot, was below his best against Paolo Lorenzi in the previous […]

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