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Naomi Osaka has won her US Open Championship, making it her third Grand Slam title. She has also set the record by becoming the youngest three-time major winner since Maria Sharapova captured her third crown in 2008. She beats Victoria Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the US Open final on Saturday. Beyond...
British-Nigerian international and Torino defender Ola Aina, has joined newly-promoted English Premier League side Fulham, on loan. Aina's loan move is ahead of Fulham’s opening match today against FA champions Arsenal. Aina, who expressed happiness to return to London where he was born and raised could remain in Fulham permanently if...
Arsenal’s backup goalkeeper, Emiliano Martinez is set to leave the Gunners this summer. Martinez’s performance while standing in for injured Bernd Leno last season, adjudged impressive, sparked intense debates among Arsenal fans about who should be the first choice goalkeeper after seeing the Argentine’s ability. Arsenal chief, Mikel Arteta is however...
A Nigeria’s leading entertainment television station, Silverbird Television, has signed on to broadcast one live English Premier League match per week over the course of the 2020/2021 season. The deal was signed with Integral, current free-to-air rights holder for the Premier League matches in Nigeria. Integral secured its rights in a...
One time Brazilian football star Ronaldinho was on Monday released from detention by a Paraguayan Judge, Gustavo Amarilla, after five months. The 40year old World Cup winner, who was detained over a forged passport was released alongside his brother Roberto de Assis Moreira, who for the same charge had been...
Sevilla Friday night beat Inter 3-2 to win Europa Cup for the sixth time. With this, Sevilla would contest UEFA Super Cup against UEFA Champions League winners, Paris or Bayern, in Budapest on September 24. Sevilla and Inter would both line up in UEFA Champions League group stage draw in Athens...
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique said radical changes were needed from top to bottom after his side were annihilated 8-2 by Bayern Munich on Friday to exit the Champions League in one of the Catalan side's darkest ever nights, Reuters has reported. "We feel devastated, although shame is the real word...
National Basketball Association appoints Sierra Leona-American, Victor Williams, Africa CEO National Basketball Association (NBA) Monday named Victor Williams as the Chief Executive Officer of NBA Africa, effective August 17. Announcing the new appointment, NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, described Williams as an accomplished investment banking executive with extensive experience growing businesses across...
Ace footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, has celebrated winning yet another league title by spending £5.5 million on a new luxury yacht. Juventus were confirmed Serie A champions after a 2-0 victory over Sampdoria on Sunday, the seventh league title of Ronaldo’s career. The 35-year-old has decided to commemorate the victory by splashing...
Arsenal FC has won its 14th FA Cup by coming from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1. Christian Pulisic struck early after Olivier Giroud's excellent flick on but Arsenal refused to cave in and got their reward for steady improvements during the first half when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was fouled by Cesar...