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Arsenal's slim hopes of securing a top-four finish were dealt yet another blow as they fell to a 3-0 defeat against a breathtaking Leicester City side at the King Power Stadium.

Arsenal top four in danger as Leicester beat Gunners

Arsenal's slim hopes of securing a top-four finish were dealt yet another blow as they fell to a 3-0 defeat against a breathtaking Leicester City side at the King Power Stadium.
Daniel Sturridge reacts during Liverpool's preseason friendly with Chester. Lynne Cameron-Getty Images

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge offered to ‘several’ A-League clubs

Current Liverpool player c has emerged as a surprise marquee candidate for the A-League with Brisbane Roar shaping as his most likely destination.

India earn top FIFA seat, eye 2026 World Cup

India set their sights on qualifying for the 2026 World Cup as Praful Patel became their first representative on the powerful FIFA Council on Saturday.
Wayne Rooney has started the new MLS season in fine form

Wayne Rooney scores another sensational free-kick in DC United win

Former England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney continued his rich vein of form for DC United by scoring an outrageous free-kick in his side’s game with Orlando City SC.
James McClean urged any player who is not committed to the Republic of Ireland to sod off and play for someone else after Declan Rice elected to represent England.

Ireland’s James McClean slams Declan Rice’s England decision

James McClean urged any player who is not committed to the Republic of Ireland to "sod off and play for someone else" after Declan Rice elected to represent England.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his men's singles second round match against Portugal's Joao Sousa, on day two of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 - Rolex Paris Masters - indoor tennis tournament at The AccorHotels Arena in Paris, on October 30, 2018. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP)

Novak Djokovic dismisses alleged rift with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic has dismissed suggestion of a rift with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal over the on-going fall-out from Chris Kermode’s removal as ATP chairman.

ETTU Cup: Aruna Quadri, Bode Abiodun in battle for final spot

Nigeria’s duo of Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun will be facing the biggest battle of their career this season as they lead their Portuguese club – Sporting into the second leg semifinal of the ETTU Cup against star-studded French side – GV Hennebont.
David Bright

Botswana sack coach David Bright after poor Nations Cup campaign

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has sacked national coach, David Bright, following the team's poor run in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi

Bayern Munich ‘to make new £40-million Callum Hudson-Odoi bid’

Hudson-Odoi will see his current deal with Chelsea expire at the end of next season, but it is understood that the Blues have offered the 18-year-old a new deal in the region of £85,000 a week.
Harry Kane won the World Cup 2018 Golden Boot Award

Harry Kane named England Player of the Year

Kane led England to a first FIFA World Cup semi-final in 28 years, becoming only the second Englishman to claim the golden boot with six goals.
Colin O’Brady

American completes record solo trek across Antarctica

An American adventurer, Colin O’Brady, has become the first person to complete a solo trek across Antarctica without assistance of any kind.
Stuart Baxter

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.
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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.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.