Tyson -Jones fight ends in draw: fight results and highlights

Mike Tyson did not score a knockout against Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday night, but he looked formidable in his return to the boxing ring at the age of 54. Tyson looked aggressive from the outset and stalked Jones, 51, through most of their eight-round exhibition fight at Staples Center. But Jones remained on his feet when the final bell rang — and three former … Continue reading Tyson -Jones fight ends in draw: fight results and highlights

Diego Maradona ‘Died Poor’ With ‘Just £75,000 Cash In His Account

Diego Maradona ‘died poor’ with ‘almost nothing left in his bank account’, it has been claimed. Maradona, who died from a heart attack at the age of 60 on Wednesday, squandered much of his vast fortune through a combination of a life of excess and having his money ‘stolen’ by people who took advantage of his remarkable generosity, according to a report in Italian newspaper … Continue reading Diego Maradona ‘Died Poor’ With ‘Just £75,000 Cash In His Account

Football icon Diego Maradona dies at 60 following heart attack

The Albiceleste superstar was recovering at his home in Tigre after undergoing brain surgery at the start of November Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.  The Gimnasia coach had been hospitalised at the start of November, days after celebrating the landmark birthday, after complaining of low spirits and fatigue.  Tests at the La … Continue reading Football icon Diego Maradona dies at 60 following heart attack

Two Nigerian referees selected for Women’s World Cup

The world football governing body, FIFA has pre-selected two Nigerian referees to officiate at the 2023 Women’s World Cup, which will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. Ndidi Madu and Mimisen Iyorhe were among 156 referees and assistant referees selected from all over the world. The 2023 Women’s World Cup is expected to be played in 12 cities across both countries from July 10 … Continue reading Two Nigerian referees selected for Women’s World Cup

Pope Francis meets with NBA players to discuss their social justice efforts

Several NBA players met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday to discuss their efforts to address social and economic injustice, the National Basketball Players’ Association (NBPA) said in a release.  After the Vatican reached out to the players’ union to learn about their work for social change, a delegation that included Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac, Houston Rockets wing Sterling Brown and free agents Anthony Tolliver, Marco … Continue reading Pope Francis meets with NBA players to discuss their social justice efforts

Fifa bans CAF president Ahmad Ahmad for five years

The African football governing body boss has been found guilty of some unethical procedures Fifa’s Independent Ethics Committee has handed the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, a five-year ban from all football-related activities.  In addition to the sanction, the Madagascan administrator was punished with a fine of 200,000 Swiss Franc.  The adjudicatory chamber of the Independent Ethics Committee found Ahmad … Continue reading Fifa bans CAF president Ahmad Ahmad for five years

Pepe sees red as Arsenal survive Leeds’ scare

Nicolas Pepe again had another game to forget after he was shown a red as Arsenalmanaged to draw 0-0 against Leeds United.  The home team despite dominating the match failed to find the net with their 25 shots as only four were on target compared to Arsenal who managed nine shots with two on target.  Leeds were close to snatching a goal in the match, … Continue reading Pepe sees red as Arsenal survive Leeds’ scare

Lagos Women Run 2020: Dalyon emerges winner

Patience Dalyon, from Plateau State, has emerged the winner of the Y2020 Lagos Women Run, tagged ‘Run Anywhere, Everywhere’, while Awawu Haruna and Abiye David came in as first and second runners-up respectively. Dalyon, who was rewarded with a cash prize of N1m, breasted the tape at 33 mins 43.73 secs; the first runner-up Awawu Haruna who got to the Finish Line at 34 mins … Continue reading Lagos Women Run 2020: Dalyon emerges winner

NFF appoints Amina Daura as Head of Women’s Football

The Nigeria Fotball Federation on Friday announced the appointment of Amina Sani Zangon Daura as its new Head of Women’s Football. Recruitment firm, Phillips Consulting, noted that during the entire exercise, Ms Daura “demonstrated a strong passion for the development of women’s football from grassroots to elite level” and that “she was able to prove to the panel her capacity for stakeholder management and funding”. … Continue reading NFF appoints Amina Daura as Head of Women’s Football

Rohr’s competence questionable, we’ll do the needful – Sunday Dare

Nigeria’s Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has questioned the performance of the Super Eagles in their recent matches. The Super Eagles on Friday blew their four-goal lead against Sierra Leone to draw 4-4 and failed to impress in a second leg match against the Leone Stars. The match ended goalless. Dare in response to these performances has taken on head coach, Gernot … Continue reading Rohr’s competence questionable, we’ll do the needful – Sunday Dare