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Paris Saint-Germain's Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon (C) celebrates with teammates after winning the match at the end of the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Caen on August 12, 2018 at the Parc des Princes, in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Christophe ARCHAMBAULT

Still warming up, Paris Saint-Germain prepare to face Guingamp

Paris Saint-Germain head to Guingamp for the second round of Ligue 1 matches already among the pace-setters, yet coach Thomas Tuchel said it feels as if the club is still in pre-season.
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Kylian Mbappe sprints towards superstar status at World Cup

As Didier Deschamps plots another World Cup title tilt with France, Kylian Mbappe, who was not even born when his coach lifted the trophy in 1998, has become an indispensable figure for Les Bleus.
Kylian Mbappe is fully under contract with Paris Saint-Germain as of Sunday, after his permanent deal with the French champions kicked in on the first day of July.

Kylian Mbappe now fully under contract at PSG as loan expires

Kylian Mbappe is fully under contract with Paris Saint-Germain as of Sunday, after his permanent deal with the French champions kicked in on the first day of July.
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France’s Kylian Mbappe scores brace as Lionel Messi, Argentina crash out

Argentina had come from 1-0 down to lead 2-1 in a match illuminated by outstanding goals from Angel Di Maria and Benjamin Pavard but a quickfire second-half double from Mbappe put France firmly in the driving seat.

Mario Balotelli urged to join Marseille

Florian Thauvin is excited by the prospect of playing with "one of the best in the world" in Mario Balotelli and urged the Italian to join him at Marseille.

Jacques-Henri Eyraud: Marseille would ignore €80m Florian Thauvin bid

Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud claims he would ignore an €80 million ($94m) offer for Florian Thauvin.

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial left out of France World Cup squad

Paul Pogba, Hugo Lloris and Antoine Griezmann headline France's 2018 World Cup squad, but Anthony Martial and Alexandre Lacazette were among the 11 reserves announced by boss Didier Deschamps on Thursday.

Dimitri Payet starts, Angel Correa in Atletico team for Europa League final

Dimitri Payet starts for Marseille in Wednesday’s Europa League final against Atletico Madrid in Lyon after recovering from a minor muscle problem.

Atletico Madrid bid to erase pain of finals past in Marseille showdown

After painful defeats in recent continental finals, Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid are determined to justify their status as favourites in Wednesday's Europa League showpiece against Marseille in Lyon.

Neymar’s injury mars Paris Saint-Germain victory over Marseille

Neymar was worryingly stretchered off with an ankle injury on Sunday, marring Paris Saint-Germain’s 3-0 victory over Marseille that increased their Ligue 1 lead to 14 points.

France’s Marseille Thauvin out of Russia friendly

Marseille midfielder Florian Thauvin has been sidelined from France’s squad for Tuesday’s pre-World Cup friendly in Russia after suffering a hamstring injury, the French Football Federation announced.

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba misses France training

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba missed France’s training session for treatment on Tuesday as Didier Deschamps’ side prepared for Friday’s friendly with Colombia.

Neymar injury mars Paris Saint-Germain victory over Marseille

Neymar was worryingly stretchered off with an ankle injury on Sunday, marring Paris Saint-Germain's 3-0 victory over Marseille that increased their Ligue 1 lead to 14 points.

Unai Emery: Injured Neymar will recover to face Real Madrid

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery remains optimistic that superstar Neymar will be fit to face Real Madrid in their do-or-die Champions League clash despite suffering an ankle injury in Sunday’s 3-0 victory over Marseille.

Neymar puts Paris Saint-Germain on cloud nine at Monaco

Edinson Cavani and Neymar were both on target as Paris Saint-Germain edged champions Monaco 2-1 to climb nine points clear atop France's Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Marseille hit five, Balotelli sent off in Nice win

Marseille fans made their feelings clear to Patrice Evra as the Mediterranean side put their European troubles behind them by romping to a 5-0 win over Caen in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial earns France recall

Fresh from netting the winner against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, Manchester United forward Anthony Martial was rewarded on Thursday with a call-up to Didier Deschamps’s France squad.

Neymar sent off as Marseille hold Paris Saint-Germain to a 2-2 draw

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, was sent off as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Marseille on Sunday.

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Troops raid terrorists’ hideouts, eliminate five in Borno

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President Buhari condemns ‘insane’ killing of farmers by Boko Haram in Borno

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I paid N3 million ransom before I was freed by kidnappers – doctor

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The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Men’s World Cup served off its first spins on Friday, November 13 and there was a shocking loss for Nigeria’s best table tennis player, Quadri Aruna, who was beaten by Slovenian Darko Jorgic.

Aruna Quadri records third league victory with TTC in German Bundesliga

Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.