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Tennis star Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the Western and Southern Open tournament in protest over Jacob Blake's shooting.

Naomi Osaka withdraws from WTA over black man shooting

Naomi Osaka said she has pulled out of the semi-finals of the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in protest at racial injustice.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin can see “no way” that Liverpool could finish the season without the Premier League title.

UEFA supremo backs continuation of one-legged Champions League knock-out rounds

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has stated his belief that the current one-legged knock-out format of the Champions League's quarterfinals and semi-finals should be considered as a full-time fixture in the competition as it is, in his opinion, “more interesting”.
Zamalek's Mahmoud Alaa celebrates scoring their third goal REUTERS-Amr Abdallah Dalsh

African Champions League final to be played October 16-17

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has abandoned plans to play the semi-final and final of the 2019-20 African Champions League in a single venue and have set a date of Oct. 16-17 for the continental decider.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League to be completed with eight-team tournament in Lisbon

This season’s Champions League, suspended in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be completed with an eight-team mini-tournament which will be held in Lisbon in August, European soccer’s governing body UEFA said on Wednesday.

AFCONQ: CAF ponder September date amid virus outbreak

Eggheads of Africa’s football governing bobdy, Confederations of African Football (CAF) are considering moving the 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers to September-October due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 6

AFCON U-23: Nigeria in must-win battle against South Africa

Nigeria U-23 team must not lose in their third Group B game against South Africa in their 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations at the Al Salam in Cairo, Egypt.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Afcon: Fans urge Super Eagles to compensate them with bronze

Football fans have urged the Super Eagles to compensate them by defeating Tunisia in the third-place match of the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt on Wednesday (today).
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Dele Alli thinks Tottenham’s Champions League run has Russian roots

Deli Alli believes Tottenham's dream run to the Champions League semi-finals is down to the success so many of their stars enjoyed at last year's World Cup.
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2019 Africa Cup of Nations fixtures

Updated fixtures for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after organisers announced details of knockout rounds (all kick-off times GMT).
Referee Antonio Mateu reviews the VAR footage before awarding Australia a penalty against Denmark. Simon Hofmann | Fifa via Getty Images

FIFA picks 17 refs for next phase of World Cup

FIFA’s Referees Committee on Wednesday selected 17 referees, 37 assistant referees and 10 Video Assistant Referees (VARs) for the final phase of its 2018 World Cup, holding in Russia.

Afrobasket: Congo DR upsets D’Tigers in in Rades

African champions, D’Tigers, have suffered their first loss at the ongoing 2017 Afrobasket championship in Rades, Tunisia.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits to Paul Pogba error

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Juventus are in talks to renew Paulo Dybala's contract, but managing director Fabio Paratici revealed the club's coronavirus scare made negotiations difficult.

Juventus in talks with Dybala over contract renewal – director

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The United Nations, UN, has said the vandals that attacked its assets in Calabar, Cross River State, were out to discredit peaceful protests against police brutality.

UN: Vandals seek to discredit peaceful #EndSARS protests

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Hoodlums on Sunday attacked the head office of Complete Sports newspapers in Okota, Lagos.

Hoodlums attack Complete Sports head office

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Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwa Ibom governor imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has announced an indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew from 8 pm to 7 am in the state effective from Sunday, October 25, 2020.