Confirmed: Aubameyang signs Arsenal contract extension

Arsenal have confirmed that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, club captain and talismanic striker, has signed a new contract that will keep him at the Emirates until July 2023. The new deal, believed to be worth around £300,000 per week, represents a huge win for Mikel Arteta who has repeatedly said that he wants to build his team around the 31-year-old. Since signing from Borussia Dortmund in January 2018, Aubameyang … Continue reading Confirmed: Aubameyang signs Arsenal contract extension

Ndidi: Leicester City’s Rodgers and Vardy hail midfielder after impressing at centre-back role

The Nigeria international delivered a solid defensive display in an unfamiliar role to earn the praises of his boss and his teammate Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers and forward Jamie Vardy have showered encomium on Wilfred Ndidi following his impressive performance in their 3-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. The midfielder was drafted into the centre-back role in their opening Premier League game against the … Continue reading Ndidi: Leicester City’s Rodgers and Vardy hail midfielder after impressing at centre-back role

“Dirty lies!” Zahavi and George Alaba lash back at Uli Hoeness

David Alaba’s agents Pini Zahavi and his father George have struck back at Uli Hoeness and FC Bayern in scathing retort to his claims about their demands.  David Alaba has a greedy piranha for an agent,” said former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness on SPORT1’s “Doppelpass” program on Sunday. Now that agent, Pini Zahavi, and the player’s father George have struck back at Hoeness in comments to Sky. … Continue reading “Dirty lies!” Zahavi and George Alaba lash back at Uli Hoeness

2020 US Open women’s final: Naomi Osaka wins third career Grand Slam, topping Victoria Azarenka

…Its Osaka’s second US Open win Naomi Osaka is once again a champion in Flushing, New York. She defeated Belarusian Victoria Azarenka in three sets, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3, to win her second US Open title in three years, and the third major of her young career. Azarenka’s dominance in that first set cannot be overstated. In just 27 minutes, she had taken the first set … Continue reading 2020 US Open women’s final: Naomi Osaka wins third career Grand Slam, topping Victoria Azarenka

Funding of projects, not a problem in Rivers State – Wike

…Directs Special Adviser on Real Madrid Football Academy to commence screening of students Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says his administration always set funds aside for any project that it awards. He stated that this is the reason why there would be no abandoned project in the State.Governor Wike gave the explanation after inspecting the Junior Doctors’ Residential Quarters and the Real Madrid Football … Continue reading Funding of projects, not a problem in Rivers State – Wike

Serena Williams heads to France for the elusive trophy

Serena Williams is heading to France to resume her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title on the clay courts at the French Open. And she has just two weeks to shake off the disappointment of a semi-final loss in the U.S. Open on Thursday. The American great has remained one title behind Margaret Court’s all-time record since bagging her 23rd Grand Slam singles … Continue reading Serena Williams heads to France for the elusive trophy

Chelsea confident of completing Edouard Mendy transfer TODAY after breakthrough

…Chelsea is set to bring in a new goalkeeper to add to their summer recruits. Chelsea are reportedly closing in on a deal to sign Edouard Mendy after submitting a fresh bid on Friday morning. The Blues have been busy this summer bringing in new recruits for Frank Lampard. The Chelsea boss was unable to sign anyone during his first summer in charge due to … Continue reading Chelsea confident of completing Edouard Mendy transfer TODAY after breakthrough

Kwara Govt. Set To Name Stadium After Rashidi Yekini

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has pledged to immortalise late Super Eagles legend, Rashidi Yekini, by naming the Kwara State Sports Stadium in Ilorin after him. The governor disclosed this on today in Abuja when he paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, in his office. He said the process was underway to rename the stadium after … Continue reading Kwara Govt. Set To Name Stadium After Rashidi Yekini

Serena Williams advances to U.S. Open semifinals with a win over Tsvetana Pironkova

Serena Williams had to dig deep into her resolve and her reserves and even resorted to hitting two left-handed shots during crucial games, but she found the will and the serving power to continue her quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title. Williams, who will be 39 later this month, wasn’t dominant or precise in her U.S. Open quarterfinal match against Tsvetana Pironkova of … Continue reading Serena Williams advances to U.S. Open semifinals with a win over Tsvetana Pironkova

Dettol Cool unveils Ighalo as brand ambassador

Nigeria’s leading hygiene brand – Dettol, has unveiled Nigerian football star, Odion Ighalo, as the brand ambassador for Dettol Cool. Announcing the partnership via his Twitter account, the Manchester United star striker, who won the Golden boot, at AFCON 2019, said that as a sportsman he shares very similar values with the Dettol Cool brand. The values, according to him, include – staying protected and safe … Continue reading Dettol Cool unveils Ighalo as brand ambassador