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Robinho joins Emmanuel Adebayor at Istanbul Basaksehir

Former Manchester City forward Robinho has agreed to join Turkish Super Lig leaders Istanbul Basaksehir.
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Yannick Carrasco strikes as Dalian Yifang relegate Changchun Yatai in CSL

Yannick Carrasco was on target as Dalian Yifang's 2-0 Chinese Super League win over Changchun Yatai spared last year's second division champions relegation on Sunday.
Odion Ighalo scored his 18th goal in the Chinese Super League today, but his club Changchun Yatai still lost at home to Jiangsu Suning.

Chinese club Changchun Yatai relegated despite Odion Ighalo’s record goals

Despite his record-breaking goals, Odion Ighalo’s Chinese club Changchun Yatai were today relegated to the lower league, while Mikel Obi’s team, Tianjin Teda, escaped the dreaded drop.
Oscar, HULK, and Wu Lei celebrate Shanghai SIPG’s historic CSL title, Photo by VCG-VCG via Getty Images

Oscar and Hulk win Chinese Super League with Shanghai SIPG

Brazilians Oscar and Hulk have won the Chinese Super League with Shanghai SIPG, ending Guangzhou Evergrande's seven-year reign as champions.
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Tite brings in young blood for Brazil squad

Manchester United’s Andreas Pereira and FC Barcelona’s Artur are among the new names in a much-changed Brazil squad for upcoming friendlies against the US and El Salvador.
Barcelona Football Club on Monday announced it has signed Chile international, Arturo Vidal from German side, Bayern Munich on a 3 year contract.

Barcelona signs Arturo Vidal from Bayern Munich

Barcelona Football Club on Monday announced it has signed Chile international, Arturo Vidal, from German side, Bayern Munich, on a 3 year contract.
FILE- In this July 12, 2014 file photo, Brazil’s coach Luiz Felipe Scolari yells instructions to his players during the World Cup third-place soccer match between Brazil and the Netherlands at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil. Scolari signed a contract with Palmeiras on Thursday, July 26, 2018, returning home for the first time since his humiliation at the 2014 World Cup. (Natacha Pisarenko, File/Associated Press)

Luiz Felipe Scolari returns to coach Brazil’s Palmeiras for third time

Former Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari says that he is motivated to win every trophy possible for Palmeiras as he returns to coaching in his homeland after a three-year absence.
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Cameroon confirm talks with former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson

Cameroon have confirmed discussions with former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson to take over as coach of the Indomitable Lions.
FILE- In this July 12, 2014 file photo, Brazil’s coach Luiz Felipe Scolari yells instructions to his players during the World Cup third-place soccer match between Brazil and the Netherlands at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil. Scolari signed a contract with Palmeiras on Thursday, July 26, 2018, returning home for the first time since his humiliation at the 2014 World Cup. (Natacha Pisarenko, File/Associated Press)

Palmeiras name Luiz Felipe Scolari as new coach

Brazilian World Cup winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has been named as Palmeiras boss for the third time at the age of 69, the Brazilian giants announced.
(FILES) This file picture taken on June 27, 2018 shows Brazil's midfielder Paulinho celebrating after scoring during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Brazil at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title, as the league starts up on July 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONG

He’s back – Paulinho goes from Barca to World Cup to Guangzhou

Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title.
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Paulinho leaves Barcelona to rejoin Guangzhou Evergrande

Barcelona have confirmed Paulinho is leaving the club to rejoin Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande on an initial one-season loan deal.

Chinese club fines own staff for fixing shirt with tape

Backroom staff from the Chinese Super League's most successful team have been fined for "seriously damaging the club brand" after using tape to cover up part of a player's shirt during an Asian Champions League tie on Tuesday.

Shanghai Shenhua crash out of AFC Champions League

Big-spending Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua were eliminated from the 2018 AFC Champions League with a game to spare on Tuesday after drawing 2-2 with Kashima Antlers of Japan at home.

Five talking points as China season kicks off

The new Chinese Super League season begins with the Guangzhou derby on Friday when Fabio Cannavaro’s reigning champions Evergrande host southern city rivals R&F.

Not quite Barcelona – what Javier Mascherano can expect in Hebei

Javier Mascherano is the latest big star to make the switch to Chinese football after the Argentine international defender swapped Barcelona for little-known Hebei China Fortune.

Guangzhou Evergrande dismiss Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang links

Guangzhou Evergrande have dismissed claims they are close to completing a mega-money move for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as "completely groundless" after the Chinese Super League threatened action against any club entering into a bidding war for the Borussia Dortmund striker.

Chinese clubs fight over Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Two Chinese clubs are reportedly locked in a bidding war to sign Borussia Dortmund’s striker and former CAF player of the year, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Chinese teams chase big-money Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

At least two Chinese sides are chasing the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s prolific striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, reports in the country say, in what could be an Asian-record transfer.

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NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

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Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

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South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

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Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.