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Roma were robbed despite the use of VAR in their Champions League last-16 tie against Porto, claims the club's president James Pallotta.

Roma president James Pallotta slams VAR after Champions League exit

Roma president James Pallotta claimed his side were "robbed" by VAR in their Champions League defeat to Porto, adding "I'm tired of this c**p."
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer used Ajax's comeback against Real Madrid in the Champions League in his pre-match team talk to inspire his Manchester United players to victory against Paris Saint-Germain.

VAR sends Manchester United, FC Porto to quarter-finals

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was the ultimate factor deciding the fate in the UEFA Champions League matches on Wednesday night.
Portugal's Rui Patricio and Jose Fonte celebrate after the match. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo

Portugal hold off Italy to reach Nations League semi-finals

European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 400th career goal on Saturday, the first player in Europe’s top five leagues to hit the mark.

Allegri hails Ronaldo’s leadership skills as Juventus wins match against Cagliari

Massimiliano Allegri praised Cristiano Ronaldo’s leadership skills as Juventus beat Cagliari 3-1 for their 10th win in 11 games to maintain their six-point cushion at the top of Serie A on Saturday.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui gives instructions to his players during the Spanish league football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Madrid CF at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on September 15, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - LLUIS GENE

Roma reeling after Chievo stalemate before Real Madrid trip

Eusebio Di Francesco's Roma threw away a two-goal lead as tailenders Chievo snatched a 2-2 draw in the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday to deliver a blow to the side from the capital before their daunting midweek trip to Champions League holders Real Madrid.

Mario Balotelli scores on international return as Italy beat Saudi Arabia in friendly

Mario Balotelli returned to Italy duty with a bang following a four-year absence as his first-half goal set the tone for a 2-1 friendly victory over Saudi Arabia in St Gallen.

Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi: Barcelona did nothing to cause us problems

Alessandro Florenzi believes Roma outclassed Barcelona tactically and performed "perfectly" as they won 3-0 to pull off one of the Champions League's greatest comebacks and reach the semi-finals.

Roma stun Barcelona to reach Champions League semi-finals

Barcelona suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Roma, losing 3-0 in their quarterfinal second leg at the Stadio Olimpico to go out 4-4 on aggregate.

Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon back for Argentina, England swansong

Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon has been called up by interim coach Luigi Di Biagio for friendlies against England and Argentina later this month.

Italy won’t be at World Cup for first time since 1958

Players from both teams slumped to the ground, the Swedes in exhausted ecstasy, the Italians in losers’ agony.

Simone Zaza included in Italy squad for World Cup play-off

Simone Zaza has been handed an international recall ahead of Italy's crunch World Cup qualifying play-off against Sweden.

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Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala makes injury return as Barcelona Ladies beat Bayern Munich 1-0 away in the first leg of their UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-final clash on Sunday night.

Asisat Oshoala thrilled to defy injury, back in action for Barcelona Ladies

Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala is elated to be back on the pitch again after making a substitute appearance for Barcelona Ladies in Sunday’s UEFA Women’s Champions League clash against Bayern Munich.

Motorists, commuters urge DPR to sanction stations hoarding petrol

Motorists and commuters in Damaturu, have urged the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to sanction petrol stations not selling the product and creating artificial scarcity.
Kelechi Nwakali

Kelechi Nwakali: They warned me not to come to Nigeria

Kelechi Nwakali has revealed he was advised by FC Porto officials not to honor the invitation for Nigeria’s CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Libya in March.
Comic Volodymyr Zelensky has won Ukraine's presidential runoff vote, defeating incumbent President Petro Poroshenko with more than 73 percent of the vote against about 25, according to official preliminary results.

Comedian wins Ukraine’s presidential election

Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday. His victory, according to AFP report dealt a “stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment.”
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Stakeholders laud Governor Obaseki on revamp of basic education

Stakeholders in the education sector have commended Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki-led administration for revamping the state’s basic education sector through the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (Edo-BEST) programme, noting that the initiative has revolutionized the sector.