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ITTF Nigeria Open: I’m indebted to Lagos fans – Omar Assar

Omar Assar says the fans played a crucial role in his triumph at the ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open in Lagos.

Why Redknapp wants me – Onazi

Ogenyi Onazi has revealed he is on his way to English Championship side Birmingham City because manager Harry Redknapp has long wanted to sign him and he believes his experience will help the club return to the Premier League.

Five drugs found in Woods’ system after arrest

Tiger Woods had five drugs, including the opioid painkiller hydrocodone, in his system when he was arrested in May on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to a toxicology report released Monday.

Beaten Barcelona have to buy – Busquets

Barcelona have to strengthen a squad depleted by the departure of Neymar, influential midfielder Sergio Busquets admitted after the Catalans suffered a 3-1 home defeat to rivals Real Madrid in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday.

Paulinho’s Barca move shows CSL strength – Villas-Boas

Barcelona's move to sign midfielder Paulinho from Guangzhou Evergrande demonstrates the strength of the Chinese Super League, Andre Villas-Boas has said.

Give us live coverage of Eagles’ matches – Sadiq tells NFF

Yakubu Sadiq, team manager of Nigerian Air force (NAF) FC Abuja on Monday called on Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to ensure live coverage of all Super Eagles matches.

Man City agree deal to sign Olarenwaju Kayode

Manchester City have agreed a deal with Austria Vienna to sign Nigeria international striker Olarenwaju Kayode.

Lukaku targets successful partnership with Rashford

Romelu Lukaku says he has already developed a "special" relationship with new Manchester United teammate Marcus Rashford.

Ronaldo banned for 5 matches after pushing referee

Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for five games after he was sent off in Real Madrid's 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday.

Neymar has displayed why PSG signed him – Alves

Brazilian International and Paris Saint Germain defender Dani Alves lauded Neymar’s debut after the world’s most expensive player marked his PSG start with a goal.

Chelsea table £50m for Southampton’s Van Dijk

Chelsea are now set to add Southampton defender, Virgil van Dijk, to their lineup after the shock defeat to Burnley in the first day of the Premier league season.

Barca couldn’t beat Real Madrid even with 12 men – Arbeloa

Former Real Madrid right-back, Álvaro Arbeloa, has criticized the officiating of the Supercopa de Espana first leg at the Camp Nou and suggested that referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea was favouring the Catalan side.

Lindelof needs time to adapt at Man United – Mourinho

Jose Mourinho says defender Victor Lindelof will be shown plenty of patience after an uncomfortable start to his Manchester United career.

Costa’s situation is a problem for Chelsea – Hasselbaink

Former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has called for a speedy resolution over Diego Costa’s future.

People think leaving Barca is to die – Neymar

Brazilian striker Neymar said he feels "more alive than ever" after marking his Paris St-Germain debut with a goal and an assist at Guingamp.

Doping athletes deserve life bans – Usain Bolt

Jamaican track and field sensation, Usain Bolt, has said that, left to him, any athlete convicted of cheating must be banned for life.

Pochettino will give Tottenham youngsters a chance – Dele Alli

Dele Alli has told Tottenham's young guns that Mauricio Pochettino will give them opportunities to shine if they put in the hard work.

Mikel gives Eagles major boost with return in China

Super Eagles have received a major boost ahead of next month’s crucial World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon with the return of skipper Mikel Obi to full action after more than four months out due to injury.

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Celtic offer Neil Lennon permanent manager’s job

Celtic have confirmed that they have offered Neil Lennon the chance to be their permanent manager from next season.
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Caster Semenya to return to track in 2,000 metres race in France

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.