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UFC champion Kamaru Usman reveals why he won’t fight fellow Nigerian Israel Adesanya

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (pictured top right) has revealed he would be interested moving up to the middleweight division, but only if his friend…

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Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman knocks out Gilbert Burns to retain his welterweight title

Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman popularly referred to as the ”Nigerian Nightmare” has knocked out Gilbert Burns of Brazil to defend his UFC welterweight title for the…

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Czech FA disputes claim Cristiano Ronaldo has broken the all-time goalscoring record after his 760th career goal; say national legend Bican netted 821 times

The Czech FA has made shocking claims that Cristiano Ronaldo has not broken the all-time goalscoring record after he scored his 760th career goal.  The…

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Barcelona star, Lionel Messi facing possible 12 match ban for punching opponent during Super Cup final against Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi could be hit with 12 matches ban after he was sent off in the last minute of Barcelona’s Spanish Super Cup…

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“I’m fulfilled as a football player even if I don’t achieve anything from now till when I finish my career” – Odion Ighalo

Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo has stated he is a fulfilled football player, after his lifelong dream of playing for Manchester United came to pass….

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Cashstrapped Arsenal take out £120m loan from Bank of England

Arsenal football club of England have been forced to take out a huge £120m short-term loan to help provide finance during the coronavirus pandemic. The…

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Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford rated the most valuable player in the world as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are ranked 97th and 131st respectively

Manchester United and England striker, Marcus Rashford has been rated as the most valuable player in the world. According to CIES Football Observatory, the 23-year-old…

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Lionel Messi fails to make L’Equipe’s team of 2020 as Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski and Virgil van Dijk are included

L’Equipe’s team of 2020 has been revealed and Lionel Messi was the notable absentee from the eleven stars selected by the French news outlet. The…

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Chelsea announce £32.5m profit for 2019-20 financial year

Chelsea football club of England have posted a profit of £32.5 million ($44.4m) in their latest financial results.  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Blues…

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Israel Adesanya wins Fighter of the Year at the World MMA Awards for the second year in a row

Nigerian-born New Zealand MMA fighter, Israel Adesanya, has been named Fighter of the Year for 2020 at the World MMA Awards. The UFC Middleweight champion,…

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Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah to win player of century award

Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo has been named player of the century at the 2020 Globe Soccer Awards. The Portuguese superstar was crowned ahead of Barcelona’s Leo…

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FIFA cancels U17 and U20 World Cups in 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic

FIFA has canceled the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups scheduled for next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The news comes after the postponement of…

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Breakdancing added as new sport for Olympics 2024 to be held in Paris

Breakdancing, a type of hip hop dance that involves side steps, stunts, acrobatics and choreography to music, has been added as an Olympic sport for…

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