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Tennis: Berdych Through to World Tour Finals

Tomas Berdych Wins Race to London. Image: Getty.

Fifth seed Tomas Berdych came back from losing the opening set against South Africa’s Kevin Anderson to advancing into the last four of the Paris Masters on Friday. The Czech battled out a 6-7(4) 6-4 6-4 win over 12th seed Anderson to claim his 54th tour-level win and also qualify ... Read More »

Eduok, Udoh to Lead Home Eagles Against Ghana

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Dolphins FC striker Emem Eduok and Enyimba international goal-poacher Mfon Udoh are set to lead Nigeria’s home-based Eagles against Ghana in an international friendly organised for the official opening of the Uyo International Stadium. The pair, who recently equaled the Glo Premier League record for most goals in a single ... Read More »

Nigeria Recall IK Uche for Congo and South Africa

Ikechukwu Uche Recalled Finally for Must-Win Qualifiers Congo and Sudan. Image: Getty.

Nigeria have recalled Villarreal striker Ikechukwu Uche for next month’s Africa Cup of nations (Afcon) qualifiers against Congo and South Africa. IK Uche last featured for the Super Eagles in the final of the 2013 Afcon in South Africa, where Nigeria emerged champions for a third time. There is also ... Read More »

Keshi Thanks Jonathan For Allegedly Reinstating Him

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Allegedly reinstated Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi reportedly spoke on the issue Thursday, October 30, after meeting with Nigeria’s Sports Minister Tammy Danagogo. The news about Keshi’s return broke yesterday. Reports said that the former Eagles’ coach was to resume his duties and manage the national team in the November qualifiers ... Read More »

Costa Available for QPR but Needs “Special Care”

Diego Costa Is Joint Top Scorer in the Premier League With Nine Goals. Image: Getty.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed that striker Diego Costa is fit to face Queens Park Rangers on Saturday. The Spaniard, 25, has missed the Premier League leaders’s last four games in all competitions following his return from international duty with a hamstring injury. Speaking in his pre-match press briefing ... Read More »

Injured Silva Out for Up to a Month

David Silva Has Been ruled Out for At Least Three Weeks With a Ligament Injury. Image: MCFC via Getty.

David Silva is ruled out of Manchester City games for three to four weeks, according to manager Manuel Pellegrini. The Spanish midfielder sustained knee ligament damage in the fourth minute of their midweek defeat by Newcastle United in the Capital One Cup. He is not expected to recover in time ... Read More »

Manchester Derbies Like Every Other Games- Pellegrini

Wayne Roone and Vincent Kompany Contest for a Aerial Ball in a Premier League Match at the Etihad. Image: Getty.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has downplayed the significance of their Premier League game at home against Manchester United, but expects his side to return to their normal form. The champions are winless in three matches, including last week’s draw at CSKA Moscow, last weekend’s loss at West Ham and ... Read More »

Keshi Seeks Time to Decide on Eagles Return

Keshi Led Nigeria to the Second Round of this Year's Fifa World Cup. Image: Getty.

Stephen Keshi says he needs time to mull over the possibility of returning to coach Nigeria. The ex-Nigeria international says he will take his time to make the “difficult” decision of whether to return as coach of the Nigeria national team. Keshi was dismissed from the Super Eaglels coaching role ... Read More »

Lille Coach Girard Banned for Four Matches

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The French football league has suspended Lille head coach Rene Girard for four matches following his second sending off this season. The 60-year-old was sent to the stands during the 3-0 loss at home to Lyon on October 5. He protested vigorously to referee Clement Turpin against the first goal ... Read More »

New Era Old Rivalry: Van Gaal & Pellegrini at Tipping Point

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When it comes to derby football, nerves could flare, temperatures are prone to rise but the Manchester Derby never ceases to thrill its audience. Sunday ushers in another re-enactment of the famous rivalry between two Manchester teams, whose fortunes in recent times represent stark contrast in evidence provided by record ... Read More »

Paris Masters: Djokovic in “Tough Battle” With Murray

Novak Djokovic Will Be Seeking For His Fourth Win Over Murray in 2014. Image: Getty.

Novak Djokovic will look to maintain his push for the year-end world number one status when he comes up against Andy Murray in the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters on Friday evening. The Serb, 27, claimed 82 per cent of points on his first serves to see off unseeded Frenchman ... Read More »

Glo Premier League: Nasarawa Utd Walk Over AWOL Giwa FC

The 'Solid Miners' Now Have 59 Points From 36 Games. Image: LMC.

Nasarawa United walked over Giwa FC after the latter refused to show up for a Glo Premier League twice-rescheduled Match Day 35 fixture in Abuja on Thursday. Jos-based side, Giwa FC, who were banished to the Fifa Goal Project, Abuja, following crowd disturbance, were absent 30 minutes after the scheduled ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Silva could miss Manchester Derby

Silva has a relatively small chance of featuring on Sunday Manchester City midfielder David Silva has ostensibly been ruled of Sunday’s Derby clash with arch-rivals Manchester United. Information Nigeria understands. Silva clashed with Newcastle defender Ryan Taylor and was subsequently replaced by Samir Nasri barely ten minutes of play in ... Read More »

Tennis: Andy Murray Seals World Tour Finals Berth

Andy Murray Progresses to a Seventh Straight ATP Tour Finals Appearance Following Straight Sets Win Over Grigor Dimitrov in Paris. Image: Getty.

Andy Murray advanced to the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters via straight sets win over Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday. The Briton sailed past ninth seed Dimitrov 6-3 6-3 in one hour and nine minutes to set up a last 8 duel with either top seed Novak Djokovic or Frenchman Gael ... Read More »

Raul Joins New York Cosmos

Raul Announces He has Joined New York Cosmos.

Former Spain and Real Madrid striker Raul has come out of retirement to join the New York Cosmos. The club which won the North American Soccer League (NASL) season- the United States and Canada second-tier division- announced that the 37-year-old has signed a multi-year contract, starting from the 2015 season. ... Read More »

Nigeria Escapes FIFA Suspension

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For the second time in three months, Nigeria has escaped a lengthy ban from world football governing body, FIFA. According to latest reports, a court case against Nigeria’s football association that threatened to earn the country a lengthy suspension from FIFA has been withdrawn. This detail was announced on Thursday, 30 October, ... Read More »

President Jonathan Negotiates Keshi’s Return as Eagles Coach

Jonathan Orders that Keshi be Reinstated as Head Coach of the Super Eagles. Image: Getty.

Several top Sources have confirmed that President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the reinstatement of ex-Nigeria international Stephen Keshi as coach of the Super Eagles for the remaining two Afcon qualifiers. Keshi was dismissed as coach of the African champions following a difficult start to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations ... Read More »

Fifa Ban: Court Strike Out Suit Against NFF

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A court injunction against recent elections into the Executive Committee (ExCo) of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been withdrawn. Justice Ambrose Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Jos, said the case filed by Solomon Ogba and Yaya Adama challenging the NFF elections held on September 30 has been withdrawn, ... Read More »

Cavani Found Solution at PSG and is Fine in Paris

Cavani Quells Transfer Speculations, Insists He is Happy With PSG.

Edinson Cavani has said his worrying times at Paris St-Germain is dead and gone and insists he is happy playing for the Ligue 1 champions. The Uruguay striker fueled speculation he could leave the capital club having voiced his frustration about not getting regular playing time last season. Cavani, 27, ... Read More »

Paris Masters: Kevin Anderson Stuns Stan Wawrinka

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South Africa’s Kevin Anderson came back from losing the opening set of his last-16 tie with Stanislas Wawrinka to advance in Paris. The No. 14 seed produced his best run at the Masters 1000 event after firing 18 aces and claiming 75 per cent of first-serve point to claim a ... Read More »

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