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FIFA: Cardiff must pay Nantes €6 million for Emiliano Sala transfer

Cardiff City must pay Nantes €6 million for the transfer of Emiliano Sala who died in a plane crash on his way to the Welsh club, FIFA said on Monday.
Emiliano Sala

Cardiff to take FIFA’s Sala verdict to CAS

Cardiff City are to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after FIFA Players' Status Committee ruled they must pay Nantes €6million for the late Emiliano Sala
Espérance

Esperance receive CAF CL prize money

Tunisian club Esperance de Tunis have been awarded their US$2.5 million prize money for winning the 2018/19 CAF Champions League.
Eighty-year-old Mrs Beauty Ogoere Siasia and two other kidnapped victims have narrated their ordeals after 10 weeks in the den of abductors.

Samson Siasia’s mother in poor health after release

The mother of former Nigeria coach and player Samson Siasia has been released after being kidnapped by gunmen ten weeks ago.
Former Nigeria international and coach Samson Siasia has denied any wrongdoing after he was slapped with a lifetime ban by Fifa on Friday.

FIFA ban: Samson Siasia to file N36.4 million appeal

Embattled former Super Eagles’ coach, Samson Siasia is prepared to appeal life ban at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) after his mother regained freedom from kidnappers den on Sunday.
Egypt has two strong medal contenders for the Summer Games in Mohamed Ehab and Sara Ahmed, who both won bronze in their respective categories at Rio 2016.

Egypt banned from world weighlifting championships

A number of Egyptian weightlifters were included in the entry list for the world championships, which begin in Thailand tomorrow.
Barcelona are reportedly considering dropping their interest in Neymar to pursue the Brazil international’s Paris Saint-Germain teammate Kylian Mbappe.

Neymar’s Champions League suspension reduced to two games

Neymar’s Champions League ban for insulting match officials on social media has been reduced from three games to two following an appeal, the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Tuesday.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed Esperance as winners of 2019 Caf Champions League.

CAF declares Esperance African champions after legal battle

Tunisia’s Esperance were declared winners of the African Champions League by CAF on Wednesday following a long legal battle after Wydad Casablanca stormed off in protest during the second leg of the final in May.

Cas revokes Caf decision to replay Champions League final

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday overruled an African Football Confederation (CAF) decision to replay the abandoned Champions League final between Esperance and Wydad Casablanca.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed Esperance as winners of 2019 Caf Champions League.

CafCL: Esperance confirmed as champions by Court of Arbitration for Sport

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed Esperance as winners of 2019 Caf Champions League.
Caster Semenya

IAAF hails ‘parity and clarity’ after Caster Semenya ruling

A Swiss court ruling that blocks South African Caster Semenya from defending her world 800m title in Doha in September creates much-needed “parity and clarity” in athletics, the sport’s governing body said Wednesday.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya to miss World Championships

South African athlete Caster Semenya will not be able to defend her 800m crown at the world championships in Doha later this year.

FIFA’s African football takeover plan set for court challenge

FIFA’s plan to take over the running of African football is set to face a possible roadblock, with an executive committee member of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) saying he will challenge the decision in court.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists he can bring success to Stamford Bridge this season despite the club's transfer embargo.

Frank Lampard: I can be successful at Chelsea without new signings

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists he can bring success to Stamford Bridge this season despite the club's transfer embargo.
Vitaly Mutko

CAS cancels Olympic lifetime ban on former Russian deputy premier

The lifetime ban slammed by International Olympic Committee on the former Russian deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko has been overturned.
Mateo Kovacic . Getty

Chelsea complete Mateo Kovacic signing from Real Madrid

Chelsea have completed the €45 million (£40m/$51m) signing of Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid in what is likely to be the club’s only signing of the summer transfer window.

AC Milan target ‘sustainability’ after Europa League ban

AC Milan have vowed to use their Europa League ban as a "stimulus" to achieve greater Financial Fair Play (FFP) accountability.
Frank Lampard is set to start work at Chelsea next week. Getty Images - Getty

Frank Lampard set to decide the future of three Chelsea stars

Chelsea potential manager will decide the future of three Blues players if he is installed as the head coach of the club.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’