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People hold placards reading "Free political prisoners" and "We want you at home" during a demonstration on July 14, 2018 in Barcelona, calling for the release of separatist leaders held over their role in the region's secession bid and the return of those who fled abroad into self-exile. / AFP PHOTO / Josep LAGO

Thousands protest in Barcelona for release of Catalan leaders

Thousands of Catalans protested Saturday in Barcelona for the release of separatist leaders held over their role in the region's secession bid and the return of those who fled abroad into self-exile.
Enzo Zidane

Enzo Zidane signs for Rayo Majadahonda on loan

The 23-year-old midfielder is the son of former Blancos head coach Zinedine Zidane, who left the club following their third successive Champions League crown in May.
Cristiano Ronaldo and his family

Juventus unveil Cristiano Ronaldo Monday

The Portuguese completed his blockbuster transfer from Real Madrid to Turin earlier this month, bringing the curtain down on an illustrious nine-year spell at the Bernabeu.
Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha ComM, commonly known as Nani, is a Portuguese professional footballer

Nani returns to Sporting Lisbon on a two-year deal

Nani has returned to Sporting Lisbon for a third time after signing a two-year deal with his former club for an undisclosed fee.

Researchers develop five-strain Ebola vaccine

Spanish researchers are working on a vaccine against all five strains of the killer Ebola virus in what would be a world first, Madrid’s October 12 Hospital said Wednesday.
Achraf Hakimi

Morocco’s Achraf Hakimi goes on loan to Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund have completed the signing of Morocco international Achraf Hakimi from Real Madrid on a two-year loan deal.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo: Why I left Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo explained his decision to leave Real Madrid and sign with Italian champions Juventus in an open letter to fans, posted on the Spanish club's website not long after his move was announced on Tuesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo is understood to be close to a move to Juventus - AFP

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to join Juventus

The reigning Ballon d'Or winner will end his nine-year spell at Real Madrid with a move to Turin following a reported rift with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez over a new contract.

Imoh Ezekiel set for KV Kortrijk switch as free agent

Nigerian striker, Imoh Ezekiel, has agreed to join Belgian side, KV Kortrijk, on a two-year deal after he was released from his contract with Spanish side Las Palmas, his representative, Liameed Gafaar has said.
Arthur

Barcelona confirm Brazil new recruit Arthur

Barcelona have confirmed the arrival of Brazilian new recruit Arthur from Brazilian outfit Gremio on a 31 million euros ($37 million) deal.
Luis Rubiales

Spain poised to name new coach

The president of the Spanish football federation (RFEF) said on Monday “it is probable” that a new national team coach would be announced later in the day.
Lucas Torreira

Report: Arsenal close on Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi deals

Torreira had postponed a decision on his future until after the World Cup and following Uruguay's exit from the competition, the deal has progressed.
Dele Alli of England celebrates with teammates - Getty Images

England dream of World Cup glory but Russia run ends

England were Sunday looking forward to their first World Cup semi-final since 1990 as host nation Russia came to terms with the end of their extraordinary run following defeat on penalties to Croatia.
England's forward Harry Kane (R) is congratulated by England's coach Gareth Southgate (L) as they celebrate after winning at the end of to the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Colombia and England at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on July 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE /

England target World Cup semis after Belgium stun Brazil

Gareth Southgate’s young side face the Scandinavians in Samara with a place in the last four against either Croatia or hosts Russia up for grabs.
Fernando Muslera

Pepe Reina slams Adidas’ World Cup balls after Fernando Muslera’s howler

Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina has criticised the balls being used at the World Cup after Fernando Muslera's error led to Uruguay's exit in a 2-0 quarterfinal defeat to France.
Steven N'Zonzi

Arsenal in talks to sign Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi

Gunners boss Unai Emery worked with N'Zonzi during his time at the Spanish club.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus shares spike in Italian Stock Exchange over Cristiano Ronaldo rumours

Speculation over Cristiano Ronaldo's potential move to Juventus has caused the Italian club's share price to soar to the point where the team had to issue a statement about the rumors..
Kevin-Prince Boateng

Kevin-Prince Boateng: Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus ‘good for Serie A’

Kevin-Prince Boateng says Juventus should be applauded if they succeed in bringing another star name to Serie A, after he was officially presented as a Sassuolo player on Friday afternoon.

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Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Abba Yusuf accuses Governor Ganduje of violation of due process

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the last general election in Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf has accused Governor Abdullah Umar Ganduje of violating rule of law and due process on alleged sales of public property.
Davide Zappacosta

Chelsea loan Davide Zappacosta to Genoa

Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta joined Italian side Genoa on a season-long loan on Saturday.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.6

Edo election: Presiding officers, observer commend electoral process

Some Presiding Officers in the Sept.19, governorship election in Edo and an international Observer team, Centre for Strategic Conflict Management, have commended the peaceful electoral process in Oredo Ward 4.
NDLEA

NDLEA clarifies stand on drug integrity test for intending couples

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has shed light on the “drug integrity test” for intending couples.
Tale of vote buying flying all over the place within the Emokpae Model Primary on Mission Road, where Governor Obaseki is waiting to vote.

Edo election: Tension over alleged vote buying in Governor Obaseki’s polling unit

This is the case for the two major parties; a prospective voter who does want to be quoted said she will collect the money and vote for the candidate of her choice