Category: Sports

Death threats almost forced me to retire from Super Eagles – Ighalo

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has revealed that death threats after the World Cup exit almost forced him to retire from the Super Eagles. In an interview with KweseESPN, the 29-year-old China-based star said he got concerned when his fans turned against him and bombarded him and his wife, Sonia, with series of death threat. Odion […]

Real Madrid contact Conte as Julen Lopetegui is given 3-games ultimatum

Real Madrid have contacted former Chelsea coach, Antonio Conte as current manager Julen Lopetegui is given 3-games to save his job. The club’s directors contacted the Italian and have held initial talks with Conte to see if he would be keen on coaching the club, with the current coach Julen Lopetegui given just three must-win games […]

PSG star Neymar ‘offers to return to Barcelona’ a year after moving to France in a £200m deal

A new report has claimed that Neymar regrets his decision to leave Barcelona for PSG in a £200m deal and is desperate to return to the Nou Camp at the end of the season.   Mundo Deportivo claims that the Brazilian has offered to rejoin the Spanish giants ‘several times’ already and that a big-money deal is ‘not impossible’. According to […]

Usain Bolt turns down two-year offer to move to Malta and play for Valletta

Eight-time Olympic gold medalist and world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has turned down a two-year offer to play for Valletta in the Maltese Premier League. The former Jamaican athlete who scored twice in his latest trial match for Australia’sCentral Coast Mariners was offered a two -year deal by the Maltese club owned by Abu Dhabi-based ownership group, Sanban Investment […]

Football legend Thierry Henry officially unveiled as new coach of Monaco (Photos)

France and Arsenal football legend, Thierry Henry has officially been unveiled as the new coach of French club, Monaco. The 41-year-old was unveiled as the new manager of the club at a press conferrence which took place this afternoon. Speaking at his first press conference since being appointed by the struggling Ligue 1 club, Henry who won seven trophies at Barcelonaunder Pep Guardiola, said: […]

Colombian footballer is sent off for headbutting his own team-mate over a disagreement on who would take a free-kick (Video)

A Colombian footballer was sent off for headbutting his own team-mate on Sunday over a disagreement who would take a free-kick Atletico Nacional duo Dayro Moreno and Jeison Lucumi sparked the outrageous scenes as they were looking for a late winner from the set-piece against Deportivo Cali at the Estadio Atanasio Girardot in Medellin. With just a few minutes left to end […]

Usain Bolt offered contract with Malta football club

Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said Tuesday, with the club saying it wanted to “write history” with the signing. Bolt, 32, has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving in Australia in August in his bid […]

French star Kylian Mbappe, 19, reveals why he donated all his £380,000 World Cup pay to charity

France sensation, Kylian Mbappé, 19 who showed class by donating all his £380,000 World Cup pay to charity, has finally explained why he did it. The Paris Saint-Germain forward earned global recognition for his impressive performances at the World Cup and also went ahead to play a crucial role in helping France to beat Croatia 4-2 in the final clash at […]

Real Madrid reacts after being dragged into Ronaldo’s rape allegation

Real Madrid Football Club have taken legal action against a Portuguese newspaper that reported the club forced Cristiano Ronaldo to settle with the woman who accused him of rape. Real said the information published by Correio da Manhã is “categorically false” and was printed in an effort to “seriously damage the image of this club”. Real said […]

Nicklas Bendtner charged with violence after taxi diver incident

Former Arsenal star and Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner has been charged with an incident wit a taxi diver that left the driver with a broken jaw.   Bendtner, who plays for Norwegian side Rosenborg, was arrested in September after an incident with a Copenhagen taxi driver, which saw him undergo surgery for a broken jaw. The Danish […]

Reason Zinedine Zidane quit Real Madrid as coach

Zinedine Zidane quit Real Madrid at the end of last season, a move that shocked so many people in the football world. The real reason behind the move has now been revealed. Zidane is set to have quit because of broken promises over Gareth Bale, top Spanish sources have revealed. In the final against Liverpool […]

Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France trophy stolen from cycling show in UK

The Tour de France trophy won by Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas earlier this year has been stolen during a cycle show in Birmingham.   The trophy, loaned to bike manufacturer Pinarello, had been on display at venues across the UK along with the team’s other Grand Tour titles but was picked up when left unattended at the NEC […]

Cristiano Ronaldo’s lawyer labels rape accusation as ‘complete fabrication’ in latest statement

Cristiano Ronaldo‘s new Las Vegas lawyer has rubbished the claims that the Juventus star raped a woman back in 2009 as ‘complete fabrications’ but says the encounter was consensual. Attorney Peter S. Christiansen on Wednesday issued a statement that doesn’t deny Ronaldo and the woman reached a non-disclosure agreement in 2010. The statement declared that documents cited […]

I don’t need the armband to be a leader – Pogba

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has said he doesn’t need the armband to be a leader as his teammates give him the freedom to express himself. Pogba has faced criticism for failing to repeat his impressive performances at the World Cup for United, who have slumped early in the season. The subject of Pogba’s reportedly fraught […]

Ballon d’Or 2018: Hazard, Kante, Ronaldo, others shortlisted in 30-man list

The Ballon d’Or 2018 was unveiled today, and Cristiano Ronaldo, Chelsea stars, Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante made the 30-man list. Other footballers on the Ballon d’Or 2018 30-man list are Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero and Robert Firmino. Real Madrid’s Luke Modric is in the running also to be named the Ballon d’Or winner for 2018, after winning […]

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