Luis Nani will have a medical at Turkish club Fenerbahce after the Super Lig side agreed a €6m (£4.25m) fee with Manchester United. Nani, 28, who moved to Premier League club, United, from Sporting Lisbon in 2007, spent last season back on loan with the Portuguese club, scoring 11 goals. ... Read More »
Luis Nani will have a medical at Turkish club Fenerbahce after the Super Lig side agreed a €6m (£4.2...
Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of Wimbledon by Germany’s Dustin Brown. The world No. 102 de...
Stoke City striker Peter Odemwingie has signed a new one-year contract extension. The Nigeria intern...
2013 champion Andy Murray advanced into the third round at Wimbledon with a commanding win over Dutc...
An agreement has been reached- pending a medical- for Colombian forward Carlos Bacca to join AC Mila...
Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of Wimbledon by Germany’s Dustin Brown. The world No. 102 defeated the tenth seed 7-5 3-6 6-4 6-4 to reach the third round of Wimbledon. It is the second time Brown will be defeating Nadal on grass-court following his second round win over the ... Read More »
Stoke City striker Peter Odemwingie has signed a new one-year contract extension. The Nigeria international, 33, will remain at the Britannia Stadium until the end of the 2015-16 campaign but there is the option of a further 12 months. Odemwingie, who joined the Potters in January 2014 from Cardiff City, ... Read More »
2013 champion Andy Murray advanced into the third round at Wimbledon with a commanding win over Dutchman Robin Haase. The third seed sealed a 6-1 6-1 6-4 win on court one in one hour and 27 minutes. He will face Italian 25th seed Andreas Seppi or Croatian teenager Borna Coric ... Read More »
An agreement has been reached- pending a medical- for Colombian forward Carlos Bacca to join AC Milan from Sevilla, both clubs have confirmed on their website. While, none have actually disclosed terms of the contract, the Serie A side are believed to have agreed to pay the £21m buyout clause ... Read More »
Nigeria Under-20 international Musa Mohammed has signed a three-year contract with an option for a further year with Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir FK, AfricanFootball. The report added that Musa was to have penned for another Turkish club Besiktas following his trial with the Super Lig side in the previous year, ... Read More »
The United States have asked Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges in May, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) said on Thursday. The officials arrested in a raid at the Bour au Lac hotel, Zurich have been in Swiss police custody since that faithful morning ... Read More »
The IAAF Diamond League returns in Paris this weekend with the women’s 100m list providing the most unpredictable lineup of athletes; five of them who have run sub-11 seconds times this season. Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor will be looking to upstage the favourites at Meeting Areva after dropping down the leaderboard ... Read More »
Sunshine Stars rebounded to the summit of the Glo Premier League standings following their 3-1 win against Akwa United in Akure on Match Day 15. Saibou Badarou goal four minutes from full-time helped Heartland FC inflict a second straight defeat on FC IfeanyiUbah, leapfrogging the Nnewi-based outfit and Giwa FC ... Read More »
Nigerian midfielder Sunday Mba has switched to TFF 1 Lig side Yeni Malatyaspor from French outfit CA Bastia, according to the BBC Sport The 26-year-old scored Nigeria’s match-winning goal in the final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations about a year after his full international debut. His prowess at ... Read More »
Southampton FC have terminated the contract of striker Dani Osvaldo. The Italian, 29, joined the Premier League club from AS Roma for a club record £15m on a four-year contract in October 2013. He scored just three goals in 14 Premier League games. He went on loan spells with Italian ... Read More »
Nigeria international Bright Dike has returned to Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise Toronto FC after ending his two-month loan at NASL side San Antonio Scorpions. The striker will have to wait until 8 July, when the transfer window opens, to become eligible to start for the Canadian outfit. He joins ... Read More »
Cameroon international Benoit Assou-Ekpto has signed a one-year contract with French top flight club St. Etienne. The defender, 31, had been without a club since leaving English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur. Asaolu-Ekotto, who arrived at White Hart Lane in 2006, had a season-long loan at fellow London club QPR ... Read More »
Record four-time African Player of the Year Samuel Eto’o has joined Turkish Super Lig newcomers Antalyaspor. The Cameroonian, 34, “have signed a three-year contract” with Atalyaspor after spending just five month at Italian Serie A outfit Sampdoria. The three-time Uefa Champions League winner was a prominent member of the Barcelona’s ... Read More »
Defending champion Novak Djokovic kept hopes of becoming only the eighth man to defend Wimbledon title with straight sets victory over the retiring Jarkko Nieminen on Centre Court. The top seed cruised 6-4 6-2 6-3 into the third round, where he sets up Australia’s 27th seed Bernard Tomic. The 28-year-old ... Read More »
Kei Nishikori was forced to withdraw from Wimbledon on Wednesday through a lingering left calf injury. The Japanese, seeded fifth in this year’s tournament arrived the All England Club battling the condition which also saw him pull out of his semi-final match at the Gerry Webber Open less than a ... Read More »
President of Fifa, Sepp Blatter, will not attend Sunday’s final of the women’s World Cup in Canada for personal reasons, his U.S.-based lawyer confirmed on Tuesday. World football’s governing body has been embroiled in corruption, racketeering and conspiracy investigation by authorities in the U.S. and Blatter’s native Switzerland. Though the ... Read More »
Third seed Andy Murray saw off Mikhail Kukushkin in his first round match at Wimbledon to take his record this year to 42-6. Tye 2013 champion will face Robin Hasse in the round of 64 after his 6-4 7-6(3) 6-4 win over Kazhak Kukushkin at the All England Club on ... Read More »
Nigeria national team coach, Stephen Keshi, has not been named among a 5-man shortlist for the vacant Côte d’Ivoire national team job. The Ivory Coast football federation (FIF) had, on Friday, 19 June published names of 59 peoples to have disclosed interest in the race to succeed Herve Reinard, with ... Read More »
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal advanced into round two of Wimbledon in straight sets as ladies’ singles defending champion Petra Kvitova breezed past Dutch woman Kiki Bertens in 35 minutes. Germany’s tenth seed Angelique Kerber ‘bageled’ over compatriot Carina Witthoeft 6-0 6-0 to reach the second round for the first ... Read More »