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AC Milan's midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura (C) celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan Vs AC Milan on October 15, 2017 at the 'San Siro Stadium' in Milan. - AFP PHOTO - MARCO BERTORELLO

US hedge fund Elliott announces takeover of AC Milan

US hedge fund Elliott announced it has taken over Italian giants AC Milan after the club's Chinese owners failed to repay debt, saying the deal opened "a new chapter" for the football institution.

US hedge fund Elliott set to take control of AC Milan

American hedge fund Elliott will take control of Italian giants AC Milan this week after the club’s Chinese ownership missed a multi-million euro debt repayment, sources close to the matter confirmed to AFP on Tuesday.
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Ukrainian goalkeeper sacked for supporting Russia World Cup win apologises

Ukrainian goalkeeper Mikhail Gotra has apologised after having his contract with FC Karpaty terminated for cheering on Russia on his Instagram page.
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FIFA reiterates recognition for Amaju Pinnick-led NFF, warns Chris Giwa

The World football governing body, FIFA, has again reiterated that it only recognises the Amaju Pinnick-led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
AC Milan were purchased by an ownership group led by investor Li Yonghong in April 2017

AC Milan banned from Europe for two seasons over FFP violations

AC Milan have been excluded from playing in the Europa League next season for breaching UEFA's financial fair play (FFP) regulations.
Hugo Ayala celebrates with fans after Mexico's win over Germany.

FIFA fines Mexico over homophobic chants at World Cup

Mexico have been fined 10,000 Swiss francs (£7,600) after their supporters were found guilty of making "discriminatory and insulting chants" during the first half of their 1-0 win over Germany on Sunday.

South Africa’s Caster Semenya to fight testosterone rule

South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya will go to court to challenge controversial new rules governing female athletes’ testosterone levels, her lawyers said on Monday.

Paolo Guerrero scores twice on Peru comeback after doping reprieve

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero celebrated his reprieve from a doping ban in style on Sunday, scoring twice in a 3-0 friendly win over Saudi Arabia.

Swiss tribunal clears banned Peru captain Guerrero for World Cup

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero has won a last-ditch appeal to play at the World Cup despite being suspended after testing positive for traces of cocaine, a Swiss federal tribunal announced Thursday.

Top sports court says won’t oppose World Cup place for Paolo Guerrero

The Court of Arbitration for Sport indicated it would not oppose a stay for Guerrero, who tested positive for traces of cocaine after a World Cup qualifier against Argentina in November.

Michel Platini: I will return to football

Banned former UEFA president and FIFA vice president Michel Platini says he is planning to return to football after Swiss federal prosecutors confirmed he was not being charged in an investigation into possible financial wrongdoing.

Swiss authorities refute Michel Platini’s claims he has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing

Michel Platini is plotting a return to football but Swiss authorities have refuted his claims he has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing.

Sepp Blatter: Michel Platini can still be FIFA president

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter told L'Equipe that Michel Platini can bounce back from his ban from football to take charge of the governing body.

Rival World Cup captains ask FIFA to lift Peru’s Paolo Guerrero suspension

The captains of Australia, Denmark and France have asked Fifa to lift the ban on Paolo Guerrero - the skipper of group rivals Peru - so he can play at this summer's World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Peruvian president backs skipper Paolo Guerrero over doping ban

The president of Peru, Martin Vizcarra, has said he supports the battle of team captain Paolo Guerrero to play at the 2018 World Cup and will help his bid to overturn a doping ban.

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero banned from World Cup for doping

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld an appeal by the World Anti-Doping Agency to extend Guerrero's six-month FIFA ban, which expired this month.

IOC to appeal against CAS decision to lift Russian doping bans

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Thursday that it will appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal against the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to lift doping bans on 28 Russians.

Florent Malouda loses appeal against Gold Cup ineligibility

Former France winger Florent Malouda has lost his appeal against being ruled ineligible to play for French Guiana at the 2017 Gold Cup.

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President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari declines assent to four bills

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Governor Umahi denies dumping PDP for APC

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Nigerian troops recapture Yobe town from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army says its troops had re-occupied Jilli in Yobe and began to spread across the general area after the Boko Haram terrorists group attacked their location in the town on July 14.

Flood: House of Reps urge federal government to declare Auchi ecological disaster area

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Man allegedly kills bartender over bottle of beer

A Yaba Chief Magistrate Court, on Wednesday, directed that a 35-year-old man, Bakare Akeem, who allegedly killed a bartender over a bottle of beer, be remanded in Kirikiri maximum prison.