Thursday , 8 December 2016

Sports

Super Falcons Continue Protest Over Non-Payment Of Bonuses in Abuja

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The Super Falcons have continued their sit-in at an Abuja hotel to protest the non-payment of their bonuses and allowances by the Nigerian Football Federation. The Falcons, who won the just concluded Women’s African Nations Cup after beating Cameroon 1-0 on Saturday but their match allowances and bonuses which amount to …

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“Manchester City Disrespected Celtic” – Roy Keane

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Football pundit, Roy Keane has lashed out at Premier League club, Manchester City and accused them of distrspecting Celtic. His comments referred to Pep Guardiola’s decision to change nine of his first team players in their match against Celtic in the Champions league. With qualification already assured, Guardiola gave first …

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NFF Insults Us With N500,000 – Super Falcons

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Super Falcons players have described the N500,000 given to each of the players by the Nigeria football Federation (NFF) before their semi-final match against South Africa during the just-concluded CAF African Women Championship as an insult. The players who spoke to a group of journalists at the pool side of …

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IOC Extends Sanctions Against Russia Over Doping Allegations

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board said on Wednesday that the restrictions introduced against Russia on July 19 over widespread doping allegations have been prolonged “until further notice.” The announcement was made ahead of Friday’s release of the second and final report into the Russian scandal by World Anti-Doping …

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Delayed Super Falcons’ Allowances, Embarrassing, Unfair – Senate

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The Senate on Wednesday ordered its Committee on Sports to investigate the Ministry of Sports and Youth Development and the Nigeria Football Federation over non-payment of Super Falcons’ allowances and match bonuses. The probe is to be extended to non-payment of Super Eagles’ allowances and other national teams. The Super …

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NFF Promises To Pay Super Falcons Outstanding Allowances

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Following a protest by Nigeria’s Super Falcons, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has promised to pay the outstanding allowances and bonuses of the team. The Falcons beat Cameroon 1-0 on Saturdays to win the Women’s African Cup of Nations. Despite being promised their allowances before the tournament, the players are …

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14 Teams That Have Qualified For UEFA Champions League Knockout Stage

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The Group Stage of the UEFA Champions league draws to a close and as entertaining as it has been, the knockout stage is where the boys are separated from the men. It’s tough to call who will win this year’s Champions League but the group stages recorded no particular upset …

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Arsenal Thrash Basel 4-1 To Finish Top Of UCL Group

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Arsenal made light work of Basel on Tuesday night, puttimg four goals past them to qualify top of the UEFA Champions League Group A. The Gunners have qualified top of their group for the first time in six years and they will be hoping to end their streak of secone …

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Dortmund Football Fan Sets Record For Shouting Longest ‘Goal’

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A supporter of German football club Borussia Dortmund has screamed his way into the record books. Christian Kinner is one of the latest entries into the new Guinness World Records 2017 Edition for the world’s longest shout. The German’s record attempt took place in collaboration with Sportradio Sport1.fm in Munich and …

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Formula One To Return To France In 10 Years

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Formula One is to return to France in 10 years at Circuit Paul Ricard in the 2018 Formula One season, it has been confirmed. The announcement of a deal being settled was made on Monday at the Automobile Club de France headquarters in Paris, after speculation arose last week when Bernie …

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Court Upholds Sepp Blatter’s 6-Year Ban

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The Court of Arbitration for Sports has upheld a six-year ban handed to Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter on appeal in its ruling on Monday. Blatter served as the President of the world football governing body for seventeen years and was eventually removed following allegations of corruption in 2015. A …

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“There Will Be Changes” Pep Guardiola Promises Following Loss

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Manchester City, Pep Guardiola has promised that he will ring the changes to the squad following an embarrassing 3-1 defeat to Chelsea on Saturday. The Citizens will face Celtic in the Champions League but with qualification already assured, there’s no doubt several players will be rested. SEE ALSO: “We Were The …

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“We Were The Better Team” – Jose Mourinho

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Manchester United’s head coach, Jose Mourinho was the picture of exasperation following their 1-1 draw at Goodison Park on Sunday. A Leighton Baines penalty after Fellaini brought down Idrissa Gueye in the box canceled out Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first-half goal. The result means United have drawn their last five Premier League games …

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Preston North End Players Get Sent Off For Fighting Each Other During Game

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On Saturday, two Preston North End players were sent off for fighting with one another during the side’s 2-1 defeat by Sheffield Wednesday in an English Football League (EFL) Championship match. Jermaine Beckford and Eoin Doyle were shown red in the 90th minute of Saturday’s game as Preston chased a late …

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First Photo Of Rigobert Song Recuperating In France

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Former Cameroonian international, Rigobert Song is recuperating in France after suffering a cardiac arrest over a month ago. Despite rumors of his death which were later proved to be false, the ex-Liverpool defender is up and about and is said to be in good health.

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Paul Pogba Reveals His 4 Footballing Idols

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has revealed which footballing legends he looked up to as idols when growing up. The 23-year-old midfielder told Sky Sports that former World Cup winners Ronaldo, Kaka, Zidane and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo are some of the stars he loved to watch play. Aside …

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Gary Neville Says Liverpool Goalkeeper Loris Karius Is ‘Not Good Enough’

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Football pundit, Gary Neville has criticized Liverpool goalkeeper, Loris Karius following Liverpool’s shock 4-3 loss to Bournemouth in the Premier League. Liverpool, who were hoping to cut Chelsea’s lead at the top of the table to one point blew a 3-1 lead. SEE ALSO: 4 Things We Learned From The …

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2 Reasons Italy’s Prime Minister Resigned

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Hours after a majority of the electorate voted ‘No’ to proposed constitutional reforms, Italy’s Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi announced his resignation. “My experience of government finishes here,” Renzi said as he disclosed he would be visiting President Sergio Mattarella on Monday to hand in his resignation following a final cabinet …

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Four Things We Learned From The Premier League This Weekend

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Chelsea’s 3-5-2 Will Not Come Undone Just Yet! Chelsea beat Manchester City 3-1 at the Etihad on Sunday despite looking stretched for the most part of the first half. After they conceded, it seemed as thought Guardiola had finally found a way to beat Conte and the Blues but a …

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Everton Hold Manchester United To 1-1 Draw

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In what will count as a worrying result for Manchester United, another draw will have them questioning José Mourinho. It is now two wins in 10 Premier League games for the Red Devils in what is their worst start to a Premier League campaign in decades. United were the better …

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