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Scotland job could appeal to Michael O’Neill – Brendan Rodgers

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers believes Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill would have plenty of talent to work with if he were to become Scotland manager.

World Cup: CAF approves Nigeria’s request to move AFCON qualifiers

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has approved a request tendered before the board by president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, for the 2019 AFCON Qualifying matches billed for March 2018 to be shifted to November of the same year.

No let-up from Roger Federer as he stays perfect in London

Roger Federer went through round-robin play at the ATP Finals undefeated for the 10th time as he returned to haunt Marin Cilic with a 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 win at the O2 Arena on Thursday.

Nantes’ Claudio Ranieri plots downfall of unbeaten Paris Saint-Germain

Claudio Ranieri, the wily Italian who masterminded Leicester City’s remarkable Premier League triumph, hopes to spring another surprise when his Nantes side visit French leaders Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday.

CAS rejects Adrien Silva’s request to join Leicester City during appeal process

Adrien Silva's application to register for Leicester on a provisional basis was rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dropped by Borussia Dortmund for disciplinary reasons

Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been dropped for disciplinary reasons.

Nigeria Olympic Committee fails to resolve NBBF impasse, to seek FIBA’s extension of deadline

The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) on Thursday in Abuja failed to achieve a resolution of the leadership tussle at the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) and will now seek other options.

Carlo Ancelotti approached by Italian FA over managerial vacancy

The Italian FA have spoken to Carlo Ancelotti about succeeding Gian Piero Ventura as the national team's head coach, according to Sky.

Knee surgery for PSG’s Thiago Motta

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta looks set to go under the knife for a knee complaint which will sideline him until after the winter break, the club said on Thursday.

Aruna Quadri beats Hong Kong’s Wong Chun Ting to advance in Swedish Open

Nigeria’s top ranked men’s table tennis player, Aruna Quadri, continued his impressive performance at the Swedish Open on Thursday by defeating world No. 12 Wong Chun Ting from Hong Kong 4-2 to advance to the round of 16 of the competition.

Neymar will remain at Paris Saint-Germain – Unai Emery

Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery insists world-record signing Neymar will stay at the Parc des Princes.

Rafael Nadal wins doping defamation case against French ex-minister Roselyne Bachelot

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal won a defamation case against former French health and sports minister Roselyne Bachelot on Thursday after she accused him of doping on television.

CAF bans Gabon and Djibouti in CHAN qualifiers

The Confederation of African Football has banned Gabon and Djibouti from participating in the qualifiers for the 2020 CAF African Nations Championship.

World Cup: Super Eagles can shock big teams in Russia – Emmanuel Amuneke

Nigeria must be ready to face the best teams in the world at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, according to former Super Eagles star Emmanuel Amuneke.

N’Golo Kante is ‘easily’ the best in the world – Gus Poyet

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is “easily” the best defensive midfielder in the world, Gus Poyet has argued.

Santi Carzola is Arsenal’s most skilful player – Alex Iwobi

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has heaped praises on Santi Cazorla, naming him the most skillful player at the Premier League club.

Nigeria retains World No. 1 scrabble position

Nigeria has retained its number one ranking as best scrabble playing nation in the world for the second time running.

Super Eagles to know CHAN opponents Friday

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday, said that the Super Eagles would, on Friday, know their group phase opponents at the upcoming 5th African Nations Championship, in Morocco.

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Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru set for Diamond League return

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru has been handed the opportunity to prove he has the big occasion temperament following his re-admission to the IAAF Diamond League stage barely six weeks after his misadventure to the EBS Herculis in Monaco where he came in last (10.26 seconds) in the 100m event.
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Two killed in Kashmir as Donald Trump offers to mediate

A suspected militant and a policeman were killed in the first gun battle since New Delhi stripped Indian Kashmir of its autonomy, police said Wednesday after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate the “explosive” situation.
Liverpool's defenders play like animals, according to goalkeeper Adrian, following the club's Super Cup success and strong start to the new Premier League season.

Adrian: Liverpool’s defenders are like animals

Liverpool's defenders play "like animals", according to goalkeeper Adrian, following the club's Super Cup success and strong start to the new Premier League season.
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Senator Omoworare: I’ll deepen mutual relationship between President Buhari, Senate

The newly appointed Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly matters, Senator Babajide Omoworare, has pledged to deepen the current mutual relationship between the Executive and the Senate.

Weather: NiMet to boost human resources

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMeT), says it will fully engage in training and retraining of manpower resources toward achieving long term weather management.