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Usain Bolt not playing for A-League Coast Mariners in A-League opener

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will not feature in A-League Central Coast Mariners opening game away to Brisbane Roar on Sunday, as he is yet to lock down a contract.
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Emil Forsberg strikes to put Sweden in quarterfinals with win over Switzerland

A deflected goal from Emil Forsberg was enough to take Sweden into the World Cup quarterfinals as they beat Switzerland 1-0 in a scrappy match in St Petersburg.
Sweden fully deserved their victory over Mexico, a result that still sees both sides advancing. Matthias Hangst|Getty Images

Sweden demolish Mexico, but both teams advance to knockout stage

Sweden advanced to the World Cup round of 16 as Group F winners after a 3-0 win over Mexico, who still advanced thanks to Germany's defeat to South Korea on Wednedsay.
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Sweden coach: Germany ‘rubbed win in our face’

Sweden coach Janne Andersson accused Germany of "rubbing it in our faces" as they celebrated Toni Kroos' 95th-minute goal to give them a 2-1 victory in the World Cup Group F clash.
Germany midfielder Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos’ late heroics give Germany dramatic victory against Sweden

Defending champion Germany resuscitated their World Cup hopes with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Sweden in their second Group F game in Sochi on Saturday, despite going down to 10 men late in the second half.

Henrik Larsson: Zlatan Ibrahimovic absence could help Sweden at World Cup

Henrik Larsson is hoping Sweden will go into the World Cup under the radar given Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be involved in Russia.

No Zlatan Ibrahimovic, no surprise as Sweden name World Cup squad

Sweden coach Janne Andersson named a 23-man World Cup squad on Tuesday that dashed the faint hopes of fans expecting to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic feature at Russia 2018.

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56 suspects paraded by police in Borno

The police in Borno have arrested 56 suspects in connection with various offences in continuation of the Operation PUFF ADER in the past one month in the state.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

46 medical doctors resign from Anambra university hospital

About 45 medical doctors of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University COOUTH Amaku, Awka, Anambra state, have resigned from their services over poor management and neglect of workers welfare.
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) on Tuesday declared Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the financial bid for the privatisation of Afam Power Plc.

Nationwide blackout imminent as electricity workers begin indefinite strike

The union said the decision to down tools remained the only option since there was no dialogue with the Federal Government to resolve the lingering industrial crisis in the sector
Power

BPE: Federal government’s interventions in power sector paying off

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), has assured that with the various interventions by the Federal Government in the power sector, consumers in the country will soon have quality and improved electricity supply.
Former Nigeria international Garba Lawal has advised Kelechi Iheanacho to be consistent in scoring goals for Leicester City when the 2019-20 season gets underway.

Kelechi Iheanacho backs Leicester City to break more records

Leicester City will keep breaking records to make this a bumper Christmas for the club’s fans, Kelechi Iheanacho has promised.