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Long jumper Ese Brume on Sunday helped sixth-place Team Nigeria record their best ever outing at the Commonwealth Games in 72 years, after her record-breaking leap of 7.00 meters at the ongoing edition of the Games in Birmingham on Sunday. On course to winning the country’s 12th gold medal of the event, Brume achieved it […]

Rangers’ Champions League hopes are in the balance after they slipped to a meek defeat by Union Saint-Gilloise on Tuesday. The visitors’ positive start evaporated when Teddy Teuma was allowed too much space in the box to fire the opener. Then, after a VAR check deemed Connor Goldson had handled in the box, Dante Vanzeir […]

Premier League captains are in talks over the future of the pre-match anti-racism gesture of taking a knee before the new season begins on Friday. According to reports, the captains have already held one meeting on the subject without reaching a resolution. Reports also says another meeting will take place when they have consulted with […]

England are to open talks with Euro 2022-winning manager Sarina Wiegman over a new contract. According to reports, the Football Association is keen to extend a deal that runs until 2025. Dutchwoman Wiegman only took on the job last September but led England to their first women’s major trophy on Sunday. FA chief executive, Mark Bullingham said Wiegman was their […]

Almost 13 years after Nigeria last hosted any major football tournament, the country on Tuesday notified the Confederation of African Football (CAF) her desire to stage the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in 2025. President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, confirmed this to newsmen at the Teslim Balogun 50th anniversary held at […]

England reached their first major women’s tournament final since 2009 in stunning fashion as they put four past Olympic finalists Sweden at Euro 2022 in Sheffield. The Lionesses, who extended their unbeaten run to 19 games under manager Sarina Wiegman, will play either Germany or France for the ultimate prize at Wembley on 31 July. […]

World champion and record holder in the 100m women’s hurdles, Tobi Amusan, said she once considered quitting athletics after being left out of the women’s relay team at the 2013 Africa Youth Games in Warri. She went on to win bronze in the long jump instead, but she admitted she was frustrated with the way […]

The 22-year-old joined Rangers from Leicester for a nominal fee of 230,000 pounds two years ago, departs for the biggest fee the Scottish side has received for a player in their history. Ajax will pay an initial 18.7 million pounds for the versatile footballer but the fee could rise to 22.7 million pounds with add-ons, […]

Brazil winger Raphinha, who played a pivotal role in Leeds United retaining their place in the Premier League last season, is poised to sign for Barcelona after the clubs agreed to the deal in principle on Wednesday. The 25-year-old will cost the Catalans a reported 55 million euros with a potential 15 million euros in […]

Manchester United are in advanced discussions with Ajax over defender Lisandro Martinez, and a deal could be concluded as early as Thursday. According to reports, talks to sign the Argentine, aged 24, have moved forward over the past few days. It is believed that Martinez, who has also been linked with Arsenal, is eager to […]


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