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Romelu Lukaku dedicates World Cup goal to mum, says it’s ‘promise kept’

Romelu Lukaku dedicated his second goal to his mother in a touching celebration during Belgium’s 3-0 victory over Panama on Monday. He said it was in fulfillment of his promise to his mother.

Romelu Lukaku: Some Belgians ‘want to see me fail’

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku will "remember to have fun" at the World Cup, despite claiming "some people in my own country want to see me fail".

Unstoppable Rafael Nadal into Barcelona final with 400th clay court win

Rafael Nadal racked up the 400th clay court victory of his career on Saturday as he swept past Belgium's David Goffin 6-4, 6-0 to reach the Barcelona final and stand just one win from an 11th title in the Spanish city.

Radja Nainggolan: I rejected Chelsea transfer to stay with Roma

Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan says he turned down Chelsea and several other clubs in favour of a happy life in Rome.

Nigeria’s Moses Simon ruled out for six weeks

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon has been ruled out for four to six weeks.

Injured Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from season-opener in Doha

Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has pulled out of January's Australian Open warm-up event in Doha with a wrist injury, the tournament organisers announced on Tuesday.

Skype loses Belgian court appeal over failure to share data on messages and calls

Microsoft’s online communication service Skype lost an appeal in Belgium after it failed to comply with a court request to share data from messages and calls.

Sierra Leone to sell 709-carat diamond in New York auction

Sierra Leone said on Tuesday it plans to auction off a massive 709-carat diamond at a December sale in New York, aiming to make a clean break with the "blood diamonds" of its past.

Petra Diamonds shares drop as Tanzania continues sector crackdown

Petra Diamonds shares have fallen 7% after it said a parcel of its diamonds mined in Tanzania had been blocked from export by the country's government.

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Farmer remanded for ‘injuring herdsman’

A Minna Magistrates’ Court, has ordered the remand of 20-year-old farmer, Sanusi Magaji, for allegedly causing hurt.

Gernot Rohr urged to feature players ready to give 200% against Iceland

As Super Eagles of Nigeria continue to intensify preparation ahead of their Friday’s make or break tie against Iceland in Volgograd, former Super Eagles captain Garba Lawal has urged Rohr to field players who are willing to give 200% on the pitch of play

UN refugee chief urges ‘co-operation’ on migrant crisis

The UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said Tuesday during a visit to Libya the key to resolving Europe's migration crisis was "co-operation" rather than disjointed efforts by individual states.

Hernan Crespo: Lionel Messi doesn’t need to win World Cup to be all-time great

Argentina forward Lionel Messi does not need to win the World Cup to be considered an all-time great, says former striker Hernan Crespo.

Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen out of World Cup

Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen's World Cup is over after just 16 minutes of action due to an injured shoulder suffered in Monday's 2-1 loss to England, team officials said.