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UFC: Kamaru Usman Suspended For 180 Days

Exclusives

UFC Welterweight world titleholder Kamaru Usman aka 'The Nigerian Nightmare' has been suspended after suffering a broken nose during his fight against Jorge Masvidal last weekend.

'The Undertaker' Retires From WWE

Exclusives

Veteran WWE Star Mark William Calaway popularly known as 'The Undertaker' has on Sunday during the final chapter of 'The Last Ride', a TV programme on his life and career disclosed that he will not be returning to the WWE ring, retiring him from professional wrestling.

NBA Mulls Walt Disney Resorts For Games As Restart Date Draws Closer

Exclusives

The National Basketball Association (NBA) have stated that they are in "exploratory" talks with The Walt Disney Co. about a late-July restart at one of their Florida resorts.

Transfer Window: Arsenal, Everton, Man.Utd And Wolves Set To Compete For Rodriguez

Sports Transfers

Arsenal, Everton, Manchester United and Wolves are set in the torque of war on who is to sign the Real Madrid attacking Midfielder, James Rodriguez.

Transfer: Real Madrid Set To Offer Four Players To Man Utd In Swap Of Pogba Deal

Sports Transfers

Real Madrid in a bid to acquire unsettled midfielder  Paul Pogba from  Manchester United is ready to offer four players to seal the deal.

Pogba’s Replacement Identified, As Man Utd Set To Sell Him This Season

Sports Transfers

The Executive Vice Chairman of Manchester United FC, Ed Woodward, has revealed he has identified person to replace Paul Pogba at the club when they dispose of him.

Laliga: Messi Will Retire Here – Barcelona President

Football

Barcelona president, Josep Bartomeu, has revealed that Lionel Messi will retire at his club in three or four years to come. The right-winger has a deal with the Nou Camp side until the end of June 2021 but is yet to sign the contract extension. The 33yrs has been speculated to be moving away from Spain this summer.

The Gunners Win FA Cup, As Arteta Makes Arsenal History

Football

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang worked his magic once again when he struck twice as the Gunners came from behind to clinch the FA Cup trophy at an empty Wembley Stadium. Arsenal on Saturday scored against Chelsea in a 2-1 win that brought them the FA Cup for a record 14th time. Chelsea took the lead in the Heads Up, five minutes through, the Gunners equalized and Aubameyang scored the winner for Mikel Arteta’s side to lift the cup.

Saudi's PIF Bid For Newcastle Withdrawn

Football

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) had been part of a three-party deal fronted by PCP Capital Partners, venture capital and private equity company founded and run by British businesswoman Amanda Staveley, and real estate firm Reuben Brothers has agreed an of £300m deal to purchase the club from English businessman Mike Ashley.

COVID-19: Roland Garros Now Moved to September

Tennis

The organisers of the French Open tennis tournament have confirmed that the tournament has been postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic. It will now be played in September as against the earlier schedule date in May. The French tennis federation announced the decision Tuesday.

Tokyo Olympics: Oshonaike, Omotayo And Offiong Seals Ticket

Tennis

Nigerian trio Olufunke Oshonaike, Olajide Omotayo and Edem Offiong has clinched tickets in table tennis for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Tennis: Sharapova Announces Professional Retirement

Tennis

Five-time Grand Slam Champion, Maria Sharapova has on Wednesday announced her retirement from professional tennis, ending her 19-year-old career.

The heavyweight title defence fight between Britain's Anthony Joshua and Bulgaria's Kubrat 'The Cobra' Pulev will be postponed yet again till at least October due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn said.

Israel Adesanya 'The Last Stylebender' has defeated Cuba's Yoel Romero with a unanimous score of 48-47,48-47, AND 49-46 to retain his UFC middleweight title, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Saturday's fight ran Adesanya's undefeated fight record to 19-0, making him the best middleweight in the world.

World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua will face Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev also known as 'Cobra' as his International Boxing Federation (IBF) mandatory challenger at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20, 2020.

Tokyo Olympics May Be Cancelled - Shinzo Abe

Athletics

Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe on Wednesday insinuated that the Tokyo Olympics 2020 (postponed to 2021) may not take place next year and will have to be cancelled unless the COVID-19 pandemic is contained. 

2020 Okpekpe 10km Road Race Called Off

Athletics


The 18th edition of the Okpekpe road competition has been cancelled. The cancellation was not unconnected from the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the globe and the travel restrictions across the world.

Tokyo 2020 : New Date To Be Announced Soon

Athletics

New dates for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics will likely be revealed this week, organisers said Monday after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until next year.

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