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Switzerland beat Turkey to keep hopes alive
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Switzerland beat Turkey to keep hopes alive

Paul Fakayejo- June 20, 2021

Switzerland gave themselves a superb chance of qualifying for the last 16 of Euro 2020 as one of the best third-placed sides with a superb ... Read More

Wales into last 16 despite defeat in Rome
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Wales into last 16 despite defeat in Rome

Paul Fakayejo- June 20, 2021

Wales demonstrated great resolve in defeat against Italy as they clung on with 10 men for a result which was enough to secure their place ... Read More

Euro 2020: Spain Face Fight To Reach Last 16 After Draw With Poland
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Euro 2020: Spain Face Fight To Reach Last 16 After Draw With Poland

Kunle Adeleye- June 20, 2021

Gerard Moreno missed a penalty and Alvaro Morata squandered the rebound as Spain’s scoring woes struck again on Saturday, a 1-1 draw with Poland leaving ... Read More

Euro 2020: Germany Outclass Defending Champions Portugal In Lively Contest
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Euro 2020: Germany Outclass Defending Champions Portugal In Lively Contest

Kunle Adeleye- June 19, 2021

Germany got their Euro 2020 campaign back on track — and blew Group F wide open — with a 4-2 romp against Portugal in Munich ... Read More

Euro 2020: Antoine Griezmann Rescues France With 1-1 Draw Against Hungary
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Euro 2020: Antoine Griezmann Rescues France With 1-1 Draw Against Hungary

Kunle Adeleye- June 19, 2021

Antoine Griezmann salvaged a 1-1 draw for France against Hungary in Budapest as the world champions missed the chance to clinch a place in the ... Read More

Ibrahimovic Undergoes Knee Surgery But Eyes Start Of New Season
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Ibrahimovic Undergoes Knee Surgery But Eyes Start Of New Season

Kunle Adeleye- June 19, 2021

Sweden international Zlatan Ibrahimovic has undergone successful surgery on a knee injury which ruled him out of Euro 2020, club side AC Milan confirmed on Friday. “Ibrahimovic ... Read More

Ronaldo’s Coca-Cola Snub: Sports Stars Are ‘Reclaiming Their Voice’
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Ronaldo’s Coca-Cola Snub: Sports Stars Are ‘Reclaiming Their Voice’

Kunle Adeleye- June 18, 2021

When Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba removed Coca-Cola and Heineken bottles during Euro 2020 press conferences, it showed sports stars are rejecting sponsors’ products that ... Read More

Photos: John Mikel Obi Set To Open A Football Academy In Jos, Visits Governor Lalong
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Photos: John Mikel Obi Set To Open A Football Academy In Jos, Visits Governor Lalong

Paul Fakayejo- June 18, 2021

Ex Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel is set to open a football academy in Jos. The Stoke City Captain disclosed this when he visited ... Read More

Okagbare Wins 8th National 100M Title
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Okagbare Wins 8th National 100M Title

Kunle Adeleye- June 18, 2021

Nigeria’s undisputed queen of the track, Blessing Okagbare has raced to victory in the women’s 100m events on the opening day of the 2021 National ... Read More

Osaka Withdraws From Wimbledon, Eyes Tokyo Olympics
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Osaka Withdraws From Wimbledon, Eyes Tokyo Olympics

Kunle Adeleye- June 18, 2021

Japanese star Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from Wimbledon, her agent confirmed Thursday, weeks after the world number two pulled out of the French Open citing ... Read More

Belgium Beat Denmark To Reach Euro 2020 Last 16
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Belgium Beat Denmark To Reach Euro 2020 Last 16

Kunle Adeleye- June 18, 2021

Kevin De Bruyne scored the winner as Belgium beat Denmark 2-1 in Copenhagen on Thursday to reach the knockout stage of Euro 2020, as fans ... Read More

Euro 2020: Netherlands See Off David Alaba’s Austria To Book Place In Last 16
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Euro 2020: Netherlands See Off David Alaba’s Austria To Book Place In Last 16

Kunle Adeleye- June 18, 2021

Memphis Depay’s early penalty set the Netherlands on the way to a 2-0 win over Austria in Amsterdam on Thursday, their second straight victory at ... Read More

France’s Pavard Didn’t ‘Lose Consciousness’, Says UEFA
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France’s Pavard Didn’t ‘Lose Consciousness’, Says UEFA

Kunle Adeleye- June 17, 2021

UEFA on Thursday said that France defender Benjamin Pavard did “not lose consciousness” when he fell on his head during his team’s Euro 2020 win ... Read More

Parma Resign Buffon 20 Years After He Left The Club For Juventus
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Parma Resign Buffon 20 Years After He Left The Club For Juventus

Kunle Adeleye- June 17, 2021

Goalkeeping legend Gianluigi Buffon has returned to Parma two decades after leaving the Italian club who were relegated last season. “He is back where he ... Read More

Gattuso Quits As Fiorentina Coach Three Weeks After Appointment
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Gattuso Quits As Fiorentina Coach Three Weeks After Appointment

Kunle Adeleye- June 17, 2021

Gennaro Gattuso and Fiorentina have agreed to part, just over three weeks after the former Italy international was appointed as coach at the Serie A ... Read More

Brazilian Superstar Neymar To Miss Tokyo Olympics
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Brazilian Superstar Neymar To Miss Tokyo Olympics

Kunle Adeleye- June 17, 2021

Paris Saint Germain striker Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, will not play for Brazil at the Tokyo Olympics, but veteran Daniel Alves did make ... Read More

Fikayo Tomori to join AC Milan in £25m permanent transfer after a loan spell from Chelsea
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Fikayo Tomori to join AC Milan in £25m permanent transfer after a loan spell from Chelsea

Paul Fakayejo- June 17, 2021

Chelsea defender, Fikayo Tomori will complete a £25m move to AC Milan on July 1, following a loan spell with the Italian club. Milan confirmed ... Read More

Tearful Ramos Says He Wanted To Stay At Real Madrid
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Tearful Ramos Says He Wanted To Stay At Real Madrid

Kunle Adeleye- June 17, 2021

Sergio Ramos has claimed he is only leaving Real Madrid because the club withdrew their offer of a new contract, as the defender bid an ... Read More

Nigeria Hopes To Seal Olympics Qualification At Lagos Invitational Relays
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Nigeria Hopes To Seal Olympics Qualification At Lagos Invitational Relays

Kunle Adeleye- June 17, 2021

Nigeria’s male and female relay teams will be running with the sole objective of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics when the Lagos Invitational competition kicks ... Read More

Rafa Nadal Pulls Out Of Wimbledon, Tokyo Olympics
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Rafa Nadal Pulls Out Of Wimbledon, Tokyo Olympics

Paul Fakayejo- June 17, 2021

Rafa Nadal won't be adding to his two Olympic gold medals at the Tokyo2020 Games in 2021. He made this known to the public saying.... ... Read More