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Dortmund Young Guns Sparkle In Opening Win Over Gladbach

Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland scored twice and teenager Giovanni Reyna added another as they cruised past Borussia Moenchengladbach 3-0 in their season opener on Saturday. The 20-year-old Haaland scored a 54th minute penalty, awarded...

Fiorentina Snatch Late Win In Serie A Opener

Fiorentina grabbed a late goal through Gaetano Castrovilli to beat visiting Torino 1-0 in the opening match of the new Serie A season on Saturday. The season kicked off without spectators due to the COVID-19...

VAR Drama As Zaha Double Earns Crystal Palace Shock 3-1 Win At Manchester United

Manchester United’s season got underway with a shock 3-1 defeat by Crystal Palace as Wilfried Zaha grabbed a late double for the visitors in the Premier League on Saturday. However, the win was not without...

Aguero Could Be Out Of Action Until November, Guardiola Says

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could miss the first two months of the 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) season, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday. Guardiola said this was because Aguero was yet to train...

Whirlwind Bayern Munich Dismantle Schalke 8-0 In Season Opener

Treble winners Bayern Munich crushed Schalke 04 8-0 with a hat-trick from Serge Gnabry and a superb debut from Leroy Sane on Friday. It was a sensational start to the new Bundesliga season and the...

Osaka Withdraws From French Open With ‘Hamstring’ Injury

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open with a hamstring injury. The 22-year-old had her left hamstring taped when she battled back against Victoria Azarenka in the U.S. Open final in New...
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SPORTS FLAKES: DOMBRAYE, READY FOR NIGERIAN LEAGUE

Eddy Dombraye left Nigeria on a high in 1998 leading the scorers chart with eleven goals, earning Eagles debut and landing a lucrative deal with Polish side LKS Lodz.He won the CAF and...

Super Eagles Climb Up In Latest FIFA Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up from 31st to 29th position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. The rankings was released on Thursday and published on FIFA’s official website. The new rankings saw the...

Vote Of No Confidence: 271 Signatures Left Against Barca President

Only 271 signatures more are required to succeed a vote of no confidence campaign against Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu. ‘Mes que una Mocio’ group, which started the initiative, two weeks ago, announced that they’ve...

Ex-head Of World Athletics Diack Sent To Jail For Corruption

The former head of world athletics’ governing body, Lamine Diack, was convicted in France on Wednesday of corruption in a Russian doping scandal and sentenced to spend at least two years in jail. Diack, 87,...

Benfica Out Of UEFA Champions League Qualifying Round

Former European Cup winners Benfica crashed out of the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round on Tuesday after a shock 2-1 defeat at PAOK Salonika. Serbia winger Andrija Zivkovic scored against his former club...

Kano Pillars Resume Training After COVID -19 Break

Kano Pillars Football Club have resumed training ahead of the new season after COVID-19 break. Recall that the Federal Government suspended the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and other sports in March following the outbreak...

IOC Rules Out Banning Iran From Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not attempt to ban Iran from the Olympic Movement in spite of international dismay at the execution of wrestler Navid Afkari. In a statement on Tuesday, the IOC said...

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