US First Lady Jill Biden arrives Tokyo ahead of Games opening ceremony

US First Lady Jill Biden arrives at the Imperial Palace for a meeting with Japan’s Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo on Friday [today], ahead of the opening ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games . The White House last week said the First Lady will lead the US delegation to the Tokyo Olympics , which President Joe Biden

How ex-Chelsea coach Conte punished me for representing Nigeria – Mikel

    Footballer, Mikel John Obi, has spoken out about how manager Antonio Conte ended his career at Chelsea because he chose to represent Nigeria at the 2016 Olympics. Mikel Obi, who stayed at Chelsea for 11 years after arriving as a teenager in 2005, says he had the opportunity to represent Nigeria at the

Premier League take decision on shutting down season amid second wave of COVID-19

Premier League chiefs have resolved not to shut down the season, despite clubs holding secret meetings about taking a ‘coronavirus break’, the UK Mirror reports. Some clubs have discussed a two-week temporary halt in January, as the football is in serious danger of descending into farce. The Premier League on Tuesday, announced a record number

League Cup: Man City Demolish Arsenal To Advance

Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus is congratulated after scoring his team’s first goal during the English League Cup quarter final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium, in London on December 22, 2020. Manchester City increased the pressure on Mikel Arteta as the League Cup holders powered into the semi-finals

By |2020-12-22T23:15:08+01:00December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Sports|Tags: |0 Comments

Blow for Super Eagles as Germany call up Felix Uduokhai

Felix Uduokhai, a player of Nigerian descent, has been handed his maiden invitation to the Germany national team. Joachim Low’s team will face Czech Republic, Ukraine and Spain this month. Uduokhai’s invitation to Low’s latest squad comes as a blow to Nigeria, who were aiming to lure him. The 23-year-old who was born to a

By |2020-11-06T13:28:23+01:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Sports|Tags: |0 Comments

Juventus report €89.7m loss

Juventus recorded losses of 89.7 million euros ($105 million) for the financial year to June 30, the Italian league champions announced on Thursday. Club president Andrea Agnelli chaired the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting in Turin through video conference because of the coronavirus pandemic. And the nine-time reigning Serie A champions reported a deficit which included the

By |2020-10-15T16:04:05+01:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: Sports|Tags: |0 Comments

Liverpool vs Arsenal: Arteta reveals why Gunners lost 3-1

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has admitted that Liverpool were the superior side, following their 3-1 defeat on Monday night. The Premier League champions ended the Gunners’ perfect start to the new season, while extending their unbeaten run at Anfield to 61 games. Having lost their last two matches to Arteta’s side, the Reds started the

By |2020-09-29T06:48:15+01:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Sports|Tags: |0 Comments

Messi slams Barcelona over Suarez exit

Lionel Messi bid an emotional farewell on Friday to Luis Suarez, the day after the Uruguayan striker had said tearful goodbyes to Barcelona after the club sent him to Atletico Madrid. “Today I went into the dressing room and the awful truth hit me,” Messi posted on Instagram, before renewing his criticism of club management.

By |2020-09-25T14:42:47+01:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Sports|Tags: |0 Comments

Liverpool Sign Bayern Munich’s Thiago For $26 Million

In this file photo taken on October 14, 2017 Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara celebrates after scoring the 3-0 during the German First division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs SC Freiburg in Munich, southern Germany. Liverpool announced the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on Friday, September 18. Christof STACHE /

By |2020-09-18T16:37:47+01:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Sports|Tags: |0 Comments

Juve terminate Higuain contract, to lose €18.3m

FILE: Juventus' Argentinian forward Gonzalo Higuain (C) shoots on goal during the UEFA Champions League Group D football match between Juventus and Lokomotiv Moscow. Photo: AFP‌Serie A champions Juventus confirmed on Thursday they had terminated Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain’s contract by mutual consent. The former Real Madrid and Napoli forward is reportedly set to join

By |2020-09-18T13:21:23+01:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Sports|Tags: |0 Comments
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