Category: Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo sets new record in football career

Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new record in football career after scoring his 600th goal, as Juventus played a 1-1 draw against Inter Milan at the San Siro on Saturday. The Portuguese played a ‘one-two’ with Juan Cuadrado, before firing home left-footed for his 600th goal of an outstanding football career. Ronaldo scored most of those […]

Neymar hit with 3-match Champions League ban for telling VAR officials to ‘go f*** yourselves’ after PSG’s defeat by Manchester United

Paris Saint-Germain and Brazilian football star, Neymar has been handed a three-match Champions League ban by UEFA. After a controversial VAR decision to award Manchester United a last minute penalty against Paris Saint-Germain in their last-16 tie in March, he told the VAR officials to ‘Go f*** yourselves’ on social media Neymar wrote in an Instagram story: ‘This is a disgrace, they […]

28-year old Burundi midfielder, Papy Faty dies after collapsing on the pitch

Burundi midfielder Papy Faty has passed away after he collapsed during a game in Piggs Peak town in north-western eSwatini. He collapsed while playing for Melanti Chiefs against Green Mamba in the Burundian topflight league after just 15 minutes on the pitch.   He was rushed to the hospital, where he was declared dead. Papy Faty has been […]

Former UFC star Rodrigo de Lima, 28, killed in alleged hit-and-run incident after altercation with Uber driver

Former UFC fighter, Rodrigo de Lima has died after an alleged hit-and-run incident in Brazil. News of his death was reported by MMA Fighting, who claimed UFC welterweight Michel Prazeres told them that de Lima, his long-term friend, was hit from behind by an Uber driver on Sunday. It is said that de Lima, a Jungle Fight welterweight champion […]

Breaking: Paris Saint-Germain retain French Ligue 1 title

Paris Saint-Germain won the French Ligue 1 title for a sixth time in seven seasons on Sunday after second-placed Lille failed to win at Toulouse.   Qatar-backed PSG are 16 points ahead of Lille who have five games of the season to play after only losing on three occasions in another dominant league campaign.   […]

Nigerian stars, Ndidi and Iheanacho nominated for Leicester City best player award

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and his Nigerian teammate Kelechi Iheanacho have been nominated for Leicester City’s Player of the Season and Young Player of the Season awards respectively.   Ndidi and Iheanacho’s names were among the list of nominees for both categories of the awards released on Leicester City’s official website on Friday. Ndidi has won the Young […]

Russell Wilson thanks God for Ciara and their kids on signing day as he becomes the highest paid NFL player

Russell Wilson’s love for Ciara and their kids, including her son with Future, is undeniable and he made sure to profess this love for them again on signing day as he becomes the highest paid NFL player. Russell was all smiles as he signed a contract extension which makes him the highest paid NFL player. […]

Manchester United legend Nicky Butt arrested after ‘assaulting a woman’

Manchester United legend and head of the club’s academy, Nicky Butt, was on Tuesday arrested on suspicion of assault. Sportsmail reported that the 44–year-old was held by police at 2pm on Tuesday following reports that a woman had been assaulted, hours before United took on Barcelona in their crunch Champions League quarter-final second leg. Butt remained in custody into […]

Anthony Joshua’s US debut is in doubt as opponent Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller ‘fails drugs test’

British-Nigerian heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua‘s American debut is now a doubt after his supposed opponent Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller was reported to have failed a drugs test. The 29-year-old was scheduled to fight Miller at New York’s Madison Square Garden on June 1. ESPN, citing three people with knowledge of the situation, said 30-year-old Miller tested positive for […]

Champions League: Lionel Messi progresses with Barcelona while Ronaldo crashes out with Juventus

The anticipated face-off between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the final of this year’s UEFA Champions League will not happen.   While Messi with two goals on Tuesday night helped Barcelona beat Manchester United 3-0, the solitary goal scored by Ronaldo was inadequate as Ajax stunned Juventus 3-1 in Turin. Barca entered Tuesday’s second leg […]

Drake Curse: A.S. Roma bans players from posing with Drake

Italian Football Club has banned its players from taking pictures with Canadian rapper, Drake following the controversy of the ‘Drake Curse’ trailing the singer. The rapper has been reported to have posed with players from 5 different clubs, after which they went ahead to lose their next football game. Drake Curse A.S. Roma bans players from posing […]

Man.U legend Paul Scholes charged with misconduct by FA after placing 140 bets on football matches

Manchester United football legend, Paul Scholes, has been charged by the Football Association after placing 140 bets on football over a four-year period.   Scholes, who recently stepped down as manager of Oldham Athletic is alleged to have broken gambling rules when he was part-owner and director at Salford City with the Class of ’92.   He is said to have […]

Tiger Woods rises into Top 10 in world golf rankings after historic Masters win

American golfer, Tiger Woods, who capped off his comeback to professional golf with a historic victory at the 2019 Masters on Sunday has made an upward move in the world of golf rankings, by re-entering the Top 10 for the first time in many years.   Following his 15th major win, Woods is now ranked No. 6 in […]

FIFA bans convicted Brazilian soccer chief, Jose Marin for life

Brazilian soccer official Jose Maria Marin has been banned for life by FIFA 16 months after he was convicted of corruption charges in the United States.   86-year-old Marin, who led Brazil’s organizing committee for the 2014 World Cup, was sentenced in August to four years in prison for racketeering, money laundering and wire fraud. FIFA said Marin was […]

Christian Australian rugby star, Israel Folau ruled out of Rugby World Cup for saying ‘hell awaits’ gay people

Christian Australian rugby star, Israel Folauhas been ruled out of Rugby World Cup over his disturbing homophobic social media posts.   The 30-year-old said on his Instagram and Twitter accounts last week that ‘hell awaits’ for ‘drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists, idolaters.’ Because of the controversial comments, Folau won’t be part of the Wallabies’ […]