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Rugby star Jarryd Hayne ‘arrested after sex assault claims’

High-profile rugby league star Jarryd Hayne was reportedly arrested by Australian police Monday over sex assault allegations, the second incident to be raised against the player.

Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin ‘affected’ by on and off pitch abuse

Bellerin, 23, says he has been forced to "grow thick skin" to cope with insults relating to his passion for fashion and his hairstyle as well as his performances on the pitch.
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UEFA lifts ban on alcohol in Champions League stadiums

UEFA’s executive committee has ended an alcohol ban in stadiums on Champions League and Europa League match-days, a move which supporter associations queued up to welcome Tuesday.

Argentina coach to resign after Scotland Test

Argentina rugby coach Daniel Hourcade has announced that he will step down from the role after the final June Test against Scotland in Resistencia next Saturday.

Commonwealth Games: Africa bags 97 medals, hosts Australia finish with 198 medals

The 2018 Commonwealth Games came to and with dramatic victories in Netball and Rugby against this year’s hosts, Australia.

Africa: A continent without democrats

In the past two decades, there have been many electoral transitions across the continent indicative of a pattern of democratic consolidation. In reality, however, mercenaries of democracy, dictators and a military culture dominate African politics.

Governor Ambode sacks sport associations boards

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved with immediate effect the dissolution of the 36 State Sport Associations, excluding the State Football Association, under the supervision of the Lagos State Sports Commission.

Upcoming sports tournaments you should follow

Wondering what are the upcoming sports tournaments you need to follow? 2018 has a good number of them lined up, whether it be tennis, rugby or the Winter Olympics.

Presidential age limit law unconstitutional – Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has finally spoken on the controversial age limit debate that months back led to clashes in parliament.

How Mandela led me to discover power of sport that can transform Nigeria

On Monday, October 2, 2017, I shall be speaking at a public forum called The Platform organised by the Christian Covenant Centre, Iganmu, Lagos, on an issue that has been very close to my heart for decades.

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Mohamed Salah

Mo Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has become the fourth player to be named the BBC African Footballer of the Year a second time, making history for club and country in doing so.

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United aren’t underdogs at Liverpool

Marcus Rashford insists Manchester United do not head to Liverpool as underdogs, and that Jose Mourinho is a winner.

Federal government moves to address incessant strike by medical workers

The Federal Government is taking a move to address the issue of incessant strikes by Medical Workers; as the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, promised on Friday that the government will consider their requests.
Francis Meshioye

Francis Meshioye: There is nothing negative about Ogboni fraternity

The Reformed Ogboni Fraternity says its ultimate objective is to promote good values, discipline and justice in the society.
Chelsea’s Europa League draw at Vidi was marred by ‘abhorrent’ antisemetic chants. Photograph- Matthew Childs-Action Images via Reuters

Premier League calls on fans to behave after incidents of abuse

The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.