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Usain Bolt has retired from football 🇯🇲

January 23, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt, frustrated in his bid to begin a post-athletics career in football has declared his “sports life over” The Jamaican, 32, spent two months training with Australian side Central Coast Mariners, but left in November after the club failed to find financial backing for a professional {Read More..}

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Cristiano Ronaldo was fined $21.6 million for tax fraud

January 22, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Cristiano Ronaldo was fined almost 19 million euros ($21.6 million) for tax fraud on Tuesday but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence after agreeing on a deal. Ronaldo, holding hands with his Spanish fiancee Georgina Rodriguez, came out of the courtroom smiling, pausing to sign autographs before leaving in a {Read More..}

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Barcelona Confirm✅ Kevin-Prince Boateng Signing

January 22, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Barcelona has confirmed the somewhat surprising transfer of Kevin-Prince Boateng from Sassuolo. The transfer includes an €8 million (£7m/$9m) option to buy, while Barca will pay a €2m loan fee for Boateng to feature for them the remainder of the season. The 31-year-old will be presented in late on Tuesday {Read More..}

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La Liga President Welcomes Mourinho – Madrid Rumours

January 16, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Jose Mourinho returning to Spanish football, amid talk of a possible second stint at Real Madrid, “would be fantastic”, says La Liga president Javier Tebas. The Portuguese currently finds himself out of work was relieved of his managerial duties at Manchester United in December. Various landing spots have been mooted {Read More..}

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Petr Cech Set to Retire at End of the Season

January 16, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Petr Cech has announced that he will be retiring from professional football at the end of the season, with the Arsenal goalkeeper to bring an end of a 20-year career. The vastly-experienced keeper feels the time is right to walk away as he has “won every single trophy possible”. He {Read More..}

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Spurs Confirm Kane Sidelined for At Least 6 Weeks

January 16, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Tottenham have confirmed that Harry Kane will be out for at least six weeks following an ankle injury picked up in the weekend’s 1-0 loss to Manchester United. “Following preliminary assessments, we can confirm that Harry Kane has damaged ligaments in his left ankle, sustained during Sunday’s match,” a club {Read More..}

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Andy Murray Announces📢 Retirement

January 11, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Andy Murray, former world No. 1 and 3-time Grand Slam winner addressed the media today to announce his impending retirement from tennis. Murray said he hopes to play through Wimbledon, but there’s a chance he won’t make it that far. The news certainly made waves around the tennis community. Murray {Read More..}

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Cristiano Ronaldo accused of Rape

January 11, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police in the US to provide a DNA sample in an ongoing investigation of a woman’s allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009, the footballer’s lawyer has said. Peter S Christiansen downplayed the development, denied the rape allegation {Read More..}

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CAF: Salah Retains CAF African Player of the Year

January 9, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Mohamed Salah has been named African Player of the Year for the second time in succession. Salah defended his crown after scoring 44 goals for Liverpool and Egypt in 2018. He finished as the 2017-18 Premier League Golden Boot winner with 32 goals. Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick {Read More..}

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Guinea🇬🇳 To Host 2025 Africa Cup of Nations

January 8, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Guinea will host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2023 edition, according to the Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad. Speaking on a visit to Guinea on Sunday when he was joined by Fifa president Gianni Infantino, Ahmad said Guinea’s President Alpha Condé had agreed to {Read More..}

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Maradona Hospitalised After Stomach Bleeding

January 6, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Diego Maradona was admitted to hospital on Friday after being diagnosed internal stomach bleeding, although the issue is reportedly minor and not a threat to the former Argentina star’s health. The former World Cup winner had returned to Buenos Ares for a routine check-up at the Clinica Olivos, when doctors {Read More..}

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Awards: CR7 Named Best Player at Globe Soccer Awards

January 4, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Cristiano Ronaldo claimed the Best Player as the Juventus superstar scooped two honors at the 2019 Globe Soccer Awards. Ronaldo reigned supreme in Dubai, where he beat Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann and Paris Saint-Germain sensation Kylian Mbappe to the award on Thursday. It marked the third consecutive year Ronaldo {Read More..}

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LALIGA: Cazorla Double Denies Real Madrid

January 4, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Santi Cazorla scored twice as Real Madrid failed to take full advantage of their game in hand on LaLiga leaders Barcelona in a frustrating 2-2 draw at relegation-threatened Villarreal. Los Blancos, back in action for the first time since winning the Club World Cup, appeared to be headed for three {Read More..}

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Sane Strike Downs Liverpool as Man City Ignite Title Race

January 4, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Leroy Sane’s 72nd-minute strike proved decisive as Manchester City reinvigorated their title defense and ended Liverpool’s unbeaten Premier League run with a crucial 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium. Roberto Firmino looked to have sealed a potentially vital point for leaders Liverpool in the title race when he equalized just {Read More..}