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AFCON: South Africa names three foreign pros, 21 others for Nigeria

Three foreign professionals and 21 home-based players have been named by Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter to confront Nigeria in the make or mar 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
David Dein, former vice-chairman of the Football Association and Arsenal adjusts his tie ahead of a speech at the Soccerex Global Convention in Manchester, Britain September 4, 2017. REUTERS-Phil Noble

Ex-Arsenal chief David Dein uses power of football in prison to cut re-offending rates

Former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein has unveiled an ambitious plan to use the power of football in prison to tackle the major problem of re-offending, convinced the sport can have a positive impact.
Frank Lampard was appointed manager at Derby County in May.

Derby County boss Frank Lampard set for ‘special’ Chelsea return in Carabao Cup

Derby County's Carabao Cup tie against Chelsea will be a "special occasion" for boss Frank Lampard, who spent 13 years at Stamford Bridge as a player.
Russia President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with winner Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton ahead of the podium ceremony for the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi on September 30, 2018.Mikhail KLIMENTYEV / SPUTNIK / AFP

Lewis Hamilton wins in Russia to extend lead in title race

A sheepish Lewis Hamilton increased his lead in this year's drivers' world championship to 50 points when he claimed an accomplished victory, aided by Mercedes team tactics, in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix.
Team USA

Golf: Ryder Cup begins with all eyes on Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods teed off in an electric atmosphere at his first Ryder Cup since 2012 on Friday as defending champions United States launched their quest for a first win on European soil in 25 years.
Patrick Reed . Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods partners Patrick Reed on Ryder Cup return

Tiger Woods will partner Patrick Reed on his Ryder Cup return for the United States on Friday, facing Europe’s Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood in the fourballs.

N’Golo Kante: Ruben Loftus-Cheek ready to play for Chelsea

N'Golo Kante thinks Ruben Loftus-Cheek is ready to break into the Chelsea first team and make an impact in the Premier League.
David Beckham

David Beckham to receive 2018 UEFA President’s Award

David Beckham will become the third Englishman to receive the UEFA President's Award.
Francesco Molinari

Francesco Molinari wins British Open after holding off Tiger Woods, others

Francesco Molinari has become the first Italian to win a major, holding off a pack of star names to claim The British Open Championship at Carnoustie.
Wayne Rooney (R) of DC United celebrates after the DC United vs the Vancouver Whitecaps FC match in Washington DC on July 14, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS

Wayne Rooney makes triumphant MLS debut in DC United 3-1 win

England all-time goals leader Wayne Rooney made a triumphant Major League Soccer debut as a reserve Saturday, assisting on a goal in DC United's 3-1 rout of Vancouver.
Ademola Lookman

RB Leipzig want permanent return for Everton’s Ademola Lookman

RB Leipzig want to sign Everton's England Under-21 forward Ademola Lookman on a permanent deal.

Former world champion David Haye announces retirement

Britain’s former world heavyweight and cruiserweight champion David Haye announced his retirement on Tuesday following two successive defeats to fellow Englishman Tony Bellew.

Juventus skipper Gianluigi Buffon ‘sorry’ for referee rant

Gianluigi Buffon on Thursday apologised for his referee rant after Juventus’s Champions League quarter-final exit against Real Madrid last month.

Jamaal Lascelles: Newcastle must do everything to keep Rafa Benitez

Captain Jamaal Lascelles says Newcastle must do all they can to keep manager Rafa Benitez at the club and happy.

Usain Bolt: You don’t replace Muhammad Ali – Sebastian Coe

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe blasted the “obsession” with Usain Bolt as track and field entered its new era without the Jamaican showman at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

Reports: Wilfred Ndidi rejects Arsenal £30 million move

Wilfred Ndidi has turned down a move to Arsenal, who are ready to put £30 million on the table to snap up Nigeria star from Leicester City, according to reports.

Eight stars to watch at the Commonwealth Games

English swimmer Adam Peaty and Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake will be among the world-class competitors in action when the Commonwealth Games begin next week in Australia's Gold Coast.

Barcelona beat Espanyol on penalties in Catalan Super Cup

Jasper Cillessen was the hero as Barcelona beat Espanyol 4-2 on penalties on Wednesday to lift the Catalan Super Cup, exacting revenge for last season's defeat against the same opponent.

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Lanre Issa-Onilu

2019: Campaign on pro-people policies, not frivolities – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.

APC accuses PDP of colluding with traditional institutions for support in Sokoto

The All Progressive Party (APC) on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is colluding with traditional institutions to canvass for support in Sokoto state.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari to launch pet project in Akwa Ibom

The first lady, Aisha Buhari, is visiting Akwa Ibom state on Friday to flag off her pet project, called Future Assured.
As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.

Venezuela HIV patients rely on herbal remedy due to antiretroviral shortage

As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government set to recruit 200 paramedical health workers

Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.