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UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin can see “no way” that Liverpool could finish the season without the Premier League title.

Coronavirus: No way Liverpool won’t be Premier League champions – UEFA chief

Ceferin said on Monday that Liverpool would surely win the Premier League title if this season continues but if the coronavirus pandemic does cancel the remaining games then there would be no option to null and void the season.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin hits out at Arsenal and Chelsea Europa League final backlash.

UEFA chief says season can still be saved

The head of UEFA said European football leagues were still looking at all options and not ruling out finishing this season — if the coronavirus pandemic subsides.
The Paris-Nice often sets the agenda for the cycling season and as the eight-day tour embarks Sunday toward the sunny south it offers a ray of hope for a cycling season under a coronavirus cloud.

French cycling’s ‘race to the sun’ escapes coronavirus

The Paris-Nice often sets the agenda for the cycling season and as the eight-day tour embarks Sunday toward the sunny south it offers a ray of hope for a cycling season under a coronavirus cloud.
Gian Piero Gasperini’s Atalanta are counting on the wave of enthusiasm generated by the Italian outsiders remarkable run in their Champions League debut season to surge past Spanish club Valencia in the knockout rounds.

Atalanta ride wave of remarkable run in Champions League

Gian Piero Gasperini’s Atalanta are counting on the wave of enthusiasm generated by the Italian outsiders remarkable run in their Champions League debut season to surge past Spanish club Valencia in the knockout rounds.
Sporting playmaker Bruno Fernandes has claimed that he was eager to seal a move to Tottenham during the summer transfer window.

Sporting Lisbon’s new signing means Bruno Fernandes deal must be concluded this week

Whilst there are numerous conflicting reports in both the Portuguese and English media about what is happening in the Bruno Fernandes transfer saga, the weight of evidence suggests that it is likely to be concluded in the near future.
A man wears a mask as poor air quality from Australia’s bushfires hamper qualifying for the upcoming Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 15, 2020. (Photo by William WEST - AFP)

Bushfire smoke hits Australian Open again, but rain raises hopes

Bushfire smoke disrupted the Australian Open build-up Wednesday for a second straight day to deepen concerns about the fate of the year’s first tennis Grand Slam, but a cool change late in the day raised hopes of rain soaking the blazes.
Atletico Madrid shot-stopper Jan Oblak supported Federico Valverde’s harsh tackle on his fellow teammate in the defeat against Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup.

Jan Oblak supports Federico Valverde’s hard tackle on his teammate Alvaro Morata

Oblak feels the tackle was not pleasing but Valverde has no choice than to prevent Morata from scoring after the Atletico Madrid forward was presented with a one on one situation with Thibaut Courtois.
Nigeria forward Blessing Eleke is a subject of interest from Egyptian giants Al Ahly.

Al Ahly identify Blessing Eleke as top transfer target

Since his arrival at Al Ahly, manager Rene Weiler has relied on different players at the striker position, with none of them convincing the Swiss.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.
Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

UEFA announce Champions League finals in Saint Petersburg, Munich, London

The 2021 UEFA Champions League final will be played in Saint Petersburg, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday.
People work on a wooden statue made to resemble US President Donald Trump in the village of Sela pri Kamniku. AFP: Jure Makovec

Slovenian village divided over Donald Trump ‘statue of liberty’

Amid the idyllic calm of a sleepy corner of northern Slovenia, the unlikeliest of disturbances intrudes — an irate villager on a tractor ploughing into a huge effigy of US President Donald Trump.
The Super Falcons say they are in the mood and spirit to take all three points off the Grasshoppers of Norway in their first match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Reims on Saturday.

WWC: Super Falcons target three points against Norway

After the Nigeria Football Federation cleared all their outstanding entitlements, the Super Falcons say they are in the mood and spirit to take all three points off the Grasshoppers of Norway in their first match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Reims on Saturday.
Eighth seed Petra Kvitova powered past local hope Ashleigh Barty to make the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday in the Czech’s best Grand Slam performance since she was injured in a terrifying knife attack.

Petra Kvitova pulls out of French Open with injury

Czech sixth seed and two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova withdrew from Roland Garros on Monday with a left arm injury.
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UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin slams FIFA’s Club World Cup proposals

The row over FIFA’s controversial plans for a new Club World Cup and global Nations League has intensified, after UEFA’s president pulled no punches in a searing attack on the proposals in front of his counterpart.

Aleksander Ceferin re-elected as UEFA president

Aleksander Ceferin has been re-elected to a fresh four-year term as president of European football governing body UEFA on Thursday.
Aleksander Ceferin, the Uefa president, says a European Super League is ‘a fiction or a dream’. Thanassis Stavrakis-AP

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin set for re-election but battles await

Aleksander Ceferin will win a new four-year term at the head of European football’s governing body on Thursday but battles still await the UEFA president two and a half years after the corruption scandal that toppled his predecessor Michel Platini.
Dejan Prešiček

Minister resigns over bullying claims

Slovenia’s Culture Minister Dejan Presicek resigned on Monday after employees at the ministry accused him of bullying and abuse of office.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka reacts after a point against Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia during their women’s quarter final match at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane on January 3, 2019. (Photo by Saeed Khan - AFP) -

Naomi Osaka surges into Australian Open third round

Japanese fourth seed Naomi Osaka swept past Tamara Zidansek in straight sets to reach the Australian Open third round on Thursday as she targets a second Grand Slam title.

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Nigeria records 22 new coronavirus cases, total now 276

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday evening that fifteen of the cases are Lagos, four in FCT, two in Bauchi and one is Edo
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

Chinese medics can’t attend to our patients – Nigerian doctors

Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

Coronavirus: Doctor’s death in Katsina causes panic in Kogi

There was palpable panic on Wednesday in Kogi when the news of the death of a medical doctor in Katsina who was an indigene of the state filtered into the state.

NUPENG seeks justice over killing of Abia petrol station worker

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has expressed outrage over the killing of one of its members, Chibuisi Chikezie Okameme, aged 26, a petrol station worker in Abia State, on April 5.
Residents of parts of Port Harcourt were forced off the streets on Tuesday by security personnel as Gov. Nyesom Wike imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in parts of the state.

Rivers governor dares federal government, declares Carveton helicopters ‘persona non grata’

The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”