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Manchester City looked far from potential Champions League winners as they fell to a surprise 2-1 loss at home to Olympique Lyonnais on Wednesday.

Manchester City suffer surprise 2-1 loss to Lyon at home

Manchester City looked far from potential Champions League winners as they fell to a surprise 2-1 loss at home to Olympique Lyonnais on Wednesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal’s 23-man World Cup squad

Heading to Russia intent on building on their Euro 2016 triumph, coach Fernando Santos has named his side's biggest stars as expected for the summer tournament, with Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront of the squad.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal World Cup friendlies against Egypt, Netherlands

Cristiano Ronaldo headlined the Portugal squad named on Thursday to face Egypt in Zurich on March 23 and the Netherlands in Geneva four days later.

Paris Saint-Germain hopeful Kylian Mbappe injury not serious

Paris Saint-Germain said initial tests carried out on Kylian Mbappe were "reassuring" after their young star was stretchered off in the first half of Sunday's 2-1 defeat at Lyon.

Cristiano Ronaldo left out of latest Portugal squad

Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of the Portugal squad for the friendly matches with Saudi Arabia and the United States.

British police probe crowd trouble at Everton-Lyon game

British police said Friday they are investigating crowd trouble at the previous evening's Europa League match at Goodison Park, during which an Everton fan holding a child appeared to strike a Lyon player.

‘Penaltygate’ threatens to halt PSG’s lightning start

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery refused to name his first-choice penalty taker on Thursday, after Neymar and Edinson Cavani’s apparent falling out against Lyon last week.

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Court refuses to stay hearing in Orji Kalu’s alleged N7.6 billion fraud trial

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday dismissed two applications seeking to stall further hearing in the on going trial of former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, who is being tried for N7.6 billion fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Saturday said he would emerge the winner of the election, provided it is free and fair.

Osun election: I will win if it is free and fair – Ademola Adeleke

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Saturday said he would emerge the winner of the election, provided it is free and fair.

NYSC partners Katsina youth craft village

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Katsina State coordinator, Hajiya Ramatu Sanda, has disclosed that the scheme has partnered with Katsina Youth Craft Village to create opportunities for corps members to perfect the skills they acquired at the orientation camp.
Rescue workers examine the hull of a ferry that overturned in Lake Victoria, Tanzania September 21, 2018, in this still image taken from video. Reuters TV-via REUTERS

Tanzania ferry death toll rises to 151

The death toll after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria has risen to 151, state-run TV station TBC said Saturday as rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned.
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp applauds the fans following the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg football match between AS Roma and Liverpool at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on May 2, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Paul ELLIS

Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to be ‘ugliest’ opponents

Jurgen Klopp has challenged Liverpool to become the "ugliest team" to play against in the Premier League.