Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard has condemned reports suggesting that his defender, Antonio Rudiger was racially abused by Tottenham fans during Sunday's encounter, admitting he would support his players walking off if subjected to a future racism storm.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has renamed Onikan Stadium after first Military Administrator of Lagos State, Brigadier Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson.
Victor Moses will spend the remainder of the 2019/20 season on loan at Inter Milan having returned to Chelsea from his temporary spell in Turkey with Fenerbahce. According to Chelseafc.com, the move sees the 29-year-old link up once again with former Blues head coach Antonio Conte after the pair won the Premier League title together at Stamford Bridge in 2016/17, as well as the FA Cup the following term.
Nigerian professional, Victor Moses has agreed to personal terms with Inter Milan ahead of a proposed loan move and a reunion with former boss Antonio Conte.
Paulo Dybala has revealed he was close to leaving Juventus in the summer amid interest from Manchester United and Tottenham. According to Sky Sports News, Tottenham had agreed a fee with Juve for the Argentina forward worth £64.4m in August last year but the move failed to materialise.
Barcelona players have been banned from tackling Lionel Messi too hard during trainings, one of the club’s former defenders, Jean-Clair Todibo, has revealed. Messi has struggled with occasional injury in recent years, and the LaLiga champions have put in place restrictions, to protect the 32-year-old from suffering more injuries.
Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has called for patience as he looks to rebuild his squad and believes rivals Liverpool are an example to follow. According to Sky Sports News, Solskjaer is under increased pressure at Old Trafford after back-to-back defeats to Liverpool and Burnley left them six points off the Champions League places.
The American teenager stunned Australian Open defending champion and world no 3 Naomi Osaka in a straight-sets upset in the third round of the Australian Open at the Rod Laver Arena.
Serena Williams on Thursday suffered her earliest exit from the Australian Open in 14 years, falling to a shock defeat to China's Wang Qiang in a stunning third-round upset. According to Sky Sports News, the American's bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title ended with a 6-4 6-7 (2-7) 7-5 defeat to Wang.
Popular Boxing Expert and Columnist, Carl Forch has urged heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to bring back the 'aggression' that characterize his boxing to reassert his dominance in the division.
Boxing Promoter, Eddie Hearn has confirmed Pulev is the ‘front-runner’ to face Anthony Joshua in the coming months. He said the fight would likely take place in the UK or Nigeria. “Kubrat Pulev is the frontrunner. I think we’ve established that the IBF mandatory was called before the WBO mandatory. Pulev is the fight for me, and more importantly for the boss, AJ, he wants it here. He’s boxed now in Saudi Arabia for his last fight, he’s boxed in New York before that.
Dillian Whyte is set to head to America for a fight with Andy Ruiz Jr later this year, although Alexander Povetkin is the "frontrunner" to become the Londoner's next opponent. Sky Sports reports that the British heavyweight will be back in action in April or May, with promoter Eddie Hearn tabling an offer for a fight against Ruiz Jr, who suffered a points defeat to Anthony Joshua in their rematch in Saudi Arabia.
Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua insists a "curveball" offer could tempt Deontay Wilder into a dream undisputed heavyweight championship fight, and has revealed he has held meetings to discuss how to set it up. WBC champion Wilder will face Tyson Fury in a rematch on February 22 while Joshua will defend his newly-regained IBF, WBA and WBO titles against either Kubrat Pulev or Oleksandr Usyk, whose representatives he met for negotiations last week.
Russia has been banned from all major sporting events for four years by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) as punishment for a string of state-sponsored, doping-related offences and the country’s repeated brazen efforts to mislead authorities.
At least 150 Ladies are set to take part in The 2019 Nigeria Ladies Open Golf Championship is set to commence Wednesday, with at least 150 participants, at the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja.