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Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru set for Diamond League return

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru has been handed the opportunity to prove he has the big occasion temperament following his re-admission to the IAAF Diamond League stage barely six weeks after his misadventure to the EBS Herculis in Monaco where he came in last (10.26 seconds) in the 100m event.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye defeated Tetyana Kit of Ukraine 10-0 in the final to win gold in the 57kg category at the ongoing Yasar Dogu Ranking Series event holding in Istanbul, Turkey.

Ranking series: Odunayo Adekuoroye wins gold, Blessing Oborududu bags bronze

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye, defeated Tetyana Kit of Ukraine 10-0 in the final to win gold in the 57kg category at the ongoing Yasar Dogu Ranking Series event holding in Istanbul, Turkey.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has looked to squash speculation surrounding Paul Pogba's future, suggesting there may be an agenda against the Red Devils star.

Paul Pogba in contention for Manchester United captaincy despite Real Madrid speculation

Paul Pogba is still under consideration for the Manchester United captaincy despite admitting that he was ready to leave the club.

Manchester City set to complete third summer signing

Manchester City are reportedly set to complete the signing of América de Quito midfielder José Cifuentes this week.
Referee Roddy Zambrano has explained his controversial decisions during the Copa America semi-final between Brazil and Argentina after Lionel Messi questioned his performance.

Referee hits back at Lionel Messi, Argentina accusations

The referee accused by Argentina at the Copa America of having made “serious and gross” mistakes during their semi-final defeat to Brazil has hit back at his detractors accusing them of being bad losers.
Manchester United's Antonio Valencia

Ex-Manchester United skipper Antonio Valencia joins new club

After a decade at the club, former captain Antonio Valencia finally ended his association with Manchester United at the end of last season.
Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia has appeared to confirm his Old Trafford exit with a post on his social media accounts.

Former Manchester United skipper Antonio Valencia signs for Liga de Quito

Former Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia has returned to his home nation of Ecuador with Liga de Quito, who announced the winger's arrival on Friday.
Real Madrid fans were full of praise of their new signing Takefus Kubo who is dubbed little Messi following his impressive display in the Copa America against Ecuador in Brazil.

Real Madrid fans praise new signing dubbed little Messi

Real Madrid fans were full of praise of their new signing Takefus Kubo who is dubbed little Messi following his impressive display in the Copa America against Ecuador in Brazil.
Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay at the Copa America in spite of fielding a second string side on Sunday in the Brazilian city of Salvador.

Copa America: Relentless Colombia win again in spite of sweeping changes

Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay at the Copa America in spite of fielding a second string side on Sunday in the Brazilian city of Salvador.
Lionel Messi

Felix Sanchez: Qatar not at Copa America for selfies with Lionel Messi

Felix Sanchez says Qatar are not at the Copa America to take selfies with Lionel Messi as the tournament guests look to stun Argentina and qualify for the quarter-finals.
Chile’s Alexis Sanchez (L) takes a free-kick against Ecuador during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador, Brazil, on June 21, 2019. Juan MABROMATA - AFP

Alexis Sanchez sends Chile into Copa America quarter-finals

Alexis Sanchez put a miserable club season with Manchester United behind him as he sent Chile into the Copa America quarter-finals with the winning goal in Friday’s 2-1 win over Ecuador.
Swedish programmer Ola Bini talks to reporters after he was freed in Quito, Ecuador, June 20, 2019. The Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking.

Ecuador ends ‘arbitrary’ detention of Swede linked to Julian Assange

An Ecuador court ordered the release Thursday of a Swedish national who has ties to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and who was accused of computer hacking, because his detention was deemed “arbitrary.”
Alexis Sánchez, who has been in good form for Chile at the Copa América, scored again against Ecuador. Joedson Alves-EPA

Reinaldo Rueda: Alexis Sanchez feels more love with Chile than at Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez feels a love when playing for Chile that he perhaps does not with Manchester United, according to coach Reinaldo Rueda.
Alexis Sánchez, who has been in good form for Chile at the Copa América, scored again against Ecuador. Joedson Alves-EPA

Alexis Sanchez score winner as Chile reach last eight in Copa America

Alexis Sanchez scored the winning goal to send Chile through to the Copa America quarter-finals with victory over Ecuador.
Two goals from Koji Miyoshi helped Japan secure a hard-earned point in a 2-2 draw with Uruguay at the Copa America on Thursday.

Copa America: Japan, Uruguay draw after new VAR controversy

Two goals from Koji Miyoshi helped Japan secure a hard-earned point in a 2-2 draw with Uruguay at the Copa America on Thursday.
Chile began their Copa America defence in emphatic fashion with a thumping 4-0 win over tournament guests Japan on Monday with Manchester United misfit Alexis Sanchez scoring for the first time in five months.

Alexis Sanchez scores as Chile beat Japan in Copa America

Chile began their Copa America defence in emphatic fashion with a thumping 4-0 win over tournament guests Japan on Monday with Manchester United misfit Alexis Sanchez scoring for the first time in five months.
Men look at a cutout image of Pope Francis as another person takes a picture of the cutout itself, days ahead of the papal visit to the United Arab Emirates, at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Dubai on January 30, 2019. (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE - AFP)

Vatican opens debate on married priests

The Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

WikiLeaks: UK minister signs US bid to extradite Julian Assange

Britain’s interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle.

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