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Bolt to miss Man Utd charity match due to injury

Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will not be able to play in Manchester United Legends' game against Barcelona at Old Trafford on 2 September due to injury.

Paulinho vows to face Barca challenges after dream move

Paulinho has promised to “give everything” for Barcelona after completing his move from Guangzhou Evergrande in China.

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez out for a month with knee injury

Barcelona have suffered a blow on the eve of the new La Liga season after Luis Suarez was ruled out for a month with a knee injury.

Want-away Dembele irks Dortmund team-mates

Want-away France winger Ousmane Dembele has been told to behave more professionally by one of his Borussia Dortmund team-mates in the on-going saga surrounding a potential move to Barcelona.

Coutinho sale not close – Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has rejected Barcelona’s claims that they are close to signing unsettled Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho.

Omagbemi nominated for Best FIFA Women’s Coach Award

Former Super Falcons Captain Florence Omagbemi has been nominated for the Best FIFA Women’s Coach of the Year Award.

Dangote wants to buy Arsenal, sack Wenger

Africa's richest man says he is plotting a bid to take over Arsenal -- and that his first move as owner would be to fire Arsene Wenger.

Monaco’s Mbappe making up mind about future – Fernandez

Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe is undecided about his future amid interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Manchester City, PSG youth academy sporting director Luis Fernandez has told Cadena Ser.

I’m not returning to Chelsea – Diego Costa

Embattled Chelsea striker Diego Costa has said in a statement that he does not want to return to the English champions and would prefer to be sold to his old club Atletico Madrid.

Cameroon have a better team than us – Rohr

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says Cameroon are in a better shape than Nigeria ahead of their back to back World Cup 2018 Qualifiers tie next month.

Jonny Evans would be ‘perfect’ at Man City – Given

Shay Given says it is "refreshing" to see his former club Manchester City show an interest in West Brom defender Jonny Evans.

Bayern Munich’s Hummels to donate 1% of wages to charity

Germany's World Cup winner Mats Hummels is the first player to join Manchester United's Juan Mata in pledging to donate 1% of his wages to charity.

Juventus close to signing Paris St-Germain’s Matuidi

Paris St-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi is on the verge of signing for Italian champions Juventus.

Thierry Henry urges FA to name EPL after Alex Ferguson

Thierry Henry’s eight years at Arsenal were defined by a fierce rivalry with Manchester United, but the pundit has since spoken of his respect for Alex Ferguson.

Fame hasn’t changed me – Iwobi

Arsenal FC starlet Alex Iwobi, who is a Nigerian international, says he has not been overwhelmed by stardom.

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Ikpeazu will be last PDP gov in Abia – APC chief

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Abia State has boasted that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu would be the last governor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rule the state.

Seven in 10 Nigerians poor, yet legislators earn more – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented that while 75 per cent of Nigerians live in abject poverty, National Assembly members have refused to cut down their earnings.

Senate assures Nigerians on Electoral Act

The Senate has assured that it would give Nigerians the best in the ongoing amendment of the Electoral Act.

Fed govt obtains $770m loan for water, spends $1.5bn – Minister

The Federal Government has obtained $770million loan to provide water to some states of the federation in order to reduce waterborne diseases and provide water to farmers for irrigation purposes, it was learnt yesterday.

ASUU may end strike within one week – Minister

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Thursday said ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may be called off within one week.

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Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has claimed that star striker Kylian Mbappe was left on the bench last weekend “to protect him” rather than as a punishment.

Morocco confirms it will bid to host 2026 World Cup

The Moroccan Football Federation has announced it will bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

Maduro stages anti-imperialist protest

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Edo council to distribute 108,000 treated mosquito nets to residents

Mr Albert Elama, Head of Administration, Etsako-East Local Government Area of Edo, on Sunday said no fewer than 108,000 insecticide-treated mosquito nets were set for distribution in the area.

Apologise to Nigerians for your corrupt govt – Oni tells Jonathan

“There is no mark for effort. Every mark is about result. What results did he get. The results are very shameful and he should not be talking about what he did or what he did not do on corruption. I think he should just be asking for forgiveness,” Oni stated