The Gambia football team boycotts a meeting with President Adama Barrow in a row over bonuses

The Gambia’s national football team has boycotted a meeting with the country’s President Adama Barrow in a row over their bonuses for qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations finals. The players have written to The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) president Lamin Kaba Bajo to decline the invite to meet the president on Monday. The GFF has not responded to BBC Sport Africa’s attempts to … Continue reading The Gambia football team boycotts a meeting with President Adama Barrow in a row over bonuses

Serena Williams Teaches Her Daughter, Olympia, The Secret To The Perfect Tennis Swing

Serena Williams shared some pro tennis tips with three-year-old daughter Olympia during their practice session. See how the tennis great taught her little one the perfect form for a forehand! Serena Williams‘ daughter Olympia looks like she’s nearly ready for The Championships, Wimbledon — well, almost! In a series of videos the 23-time Grand Slam champion, 39, shared to Instagram on June 17, Serena perfectly outlined some … Continue reading Serena Williams Teaches Her Daughter, Olympia, The Secret To The Perfect Tennis Swing

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics

…“The goal is to prolong my career and continue to do what makes me happy,” he said Rafael Nadal will not play at Wimbledon or at the Tokyo Olympics, saying Thursday he has decided to skip the two tournaments after “listening” to his body. Nadal, who reached the French Open semifinals this month but lost to Novak Djokovic, won the title at Wimbledon twice. He also … Continue reading Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics

Naomi Osaka will not play Wimbledon but plans to return for Tokyo Olympics

The 23-year-old pulled out of Roland Garros and will now not play at Wimbledon either as she takes some more time to work on her mental health. The Japanese star is the second major name to miss Wimbledon with Rafael Nadal also pulling out. Osaka’s team did say she expects to be back for the Tokyo Olympics. Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka will not … Continue reading Naomi Osaka will not play Wimbledon but plans to return for Tokyo Olympics

Tottenham in talks with Gattuso as manager

Tottenham Hotspur have turned to former Napoli coach, Gennaro Gattuso, after talks with Paulo Fonseca over taking over as new manager crumbled, according to reports. Spurs have now failed to land their top seven targets including Mauricio Pochettino and Antonio Conte. Julian Nagelsmann, Hansi Flick, Brendan Rodgers and Erik ten Hag have all also been linked with a move to North London. Ex-Roma boss Fonseca … Continue reading Tottenham in talks with Gattuso as manager

UEFA reminds teams of sponsorship obligations after Ronaldo Coca-Cola case

European soccer’s governing body UEFA has responded to Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s removal of a Coca Cola bottle at a Euro 2020 news conference by telling teams they have contractual obligations towards tournament sponsors. Ronaldo moved Coca Cola bottles aside as he sat down to speak to the media on the eve of Tuesday’s Group F opener against Hungary in Budapest. The 36-year-old then held … Continue reading UEFA reminds teams of sponsorship obligations after Ronaldo Coca-Cola case

Odion Ighalo Catches the #Oniduromi Bug, Says It Captures The Story Of His Life

International Football Star and former Manchester United and Super Eagles of Nigeria Striker , Odion Ighalo invited Yinka Alaseyori to his Lagos home. The Gospel Singer led a private praise worship session to mark Ighalo’s BirthdayIghalo according to reports said he loves the “Oniduro mi” song because it exemplifies what God is to him lifting him from obscurity to international limelight. Continue reading Odion Ighalo Catches the #Oniduromi Bug, Says It Captures The Story Of His Life

‘Bronze Bomber’ Deontay Wilder: I’m From Nigeria, From The Edo Ethnic Group

Deontay Wilder is among the most thrilling heavyweights of the modern boxing era. Over the years, Wilder made a place of his own in this sport and has ranked himself as one of the hardest hitters of boxing. Ever since his debut in 2008, he broke into news headlines for his charismatic frame, in-ring abilities, and knockout power. But, what is the ethnic background of … Continue reading ‘Bronze Bomber’ Deontay Wilder: I’m From Nigeria, From The Edo Ethnic Group

Gianluigi Buffon: Goalkeeper rejoins Parma 20 years after leaving

Veteran Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has rejoined his first club Parma – 20 years after leaving. The 43-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Italian side who were relegated from Serie A last season. Buffon left Juventus at the end of last season after his second spell at club. The 2006 World Cup winner has 176 international caps for Italy and holds the record for most … Continue reading Gianluigi Buffon: Goalkeeper rejoins Parma 20 years after leaving

Sergio Ramos leaves Real Madrid, rejects pay cut

Real Madrid on Wednesday confirmed their captain Sergio Ramos will leave the club. The Spanish defender’s contract was set to end in June and the La Liga giants reportedly wanted him to take a pay cut. Real Madrid on Wednesday confirmed that their captain Sergio Ramos will be leaving the club with his contract expiring in June. It will bring an end to a 16-year … Continue reading Sergio Ramos leaves Real Madrid, rejects pay cut