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Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter does not see Africa hosting the Fifa World Cup anytime soon, and claimed that his support for the continent's 2010 tournament hosting rights led to him being forced out of the Zurich-based organisation.
Criminal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino have been launched in Switzerland.

FIFA condemns Swiss probe, says Gianni Infantino remains president

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will continue in his post, world football’s governing body insisted Sunday, as they blasted the launch of Swiss criminal proceedings against him.

Sepp Blatter calls for Gianni Infantino’s suspension

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter has called for his successor, Gianni Infantino, to be suspended by the global football governing body after criminal proceedings were opened against him in Switzerland.
Criminal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino have been launched in Switzerland.

Criminal proceedings against FIFA chief Gianni Infantino launched in Switzerland

A special prosecutor were appointed this month to investigate dealings between Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and the head of world football.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta believes the club's fans should show their support for Granit Xhaka when they are allowed back into matches, revealing he had to talk the midfielder out of leaving north London.

Mikel Arteta: I had to convince Granit Xhaka to stay at Arsenal

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta believes the club's fans should show their support for Granit Xhaka when they are allowed back into matches, revealing he had to talk the midfielder out of leaving north London.
Roger Federer defied age and logic once again to save seven match points before beating unseeded American Tennys Sandgren in a sensational Australian Open quarter-final.

Roger Federer hopes to play in front of crowds on 2021 return

Roger Federer, who turns 39 next month, says he hopes to play again in front of crowds as he targets his comeback from a knee injury in 2021.
An employee shows US dollar banknotes at a foreign currency brokerage office in Khartoum on October 7, 2018. - Sudan slashed the official value of its currency against the US dollar by more than half on October 7, the third devaluation this year in the face of a mounting economic crisis. (Photo by ASHRAF SHAZLY / AFP)

Dollar falls as yuan leads charge in risk-on trades

The dollar fell against most currencies on Thursday as a rally in riskier assets such as global equities and commodities put a dent in safe-haven demand for the United States currency.
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Credit Suisse aims for 100% of securities venture in China growth plan

Credit Suisse wants to raise its China securities joint venture stake to 100 per cent and increase its market share after getting the regulatory green light to take a majority holding, the head of its Asia business said.
The retirement of two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan signals the end of a golden era of Chinese sporting superstars, state media said on Tuesday.

Lin Dan retirement ends era of ‘Chinese sports superstar’

The retirement of two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan signals the end of a golden era of Chinese sporting superstars, state media said on Tuesday.
Nigerian forward Brown Ideye is excited to win Aris Thessaloniki’s Goal of The Month award for December.

Brown Ideye sends farewell message to Aris Thessaloniki

Brown Ideye has announced his departure from Greek Super League side Aris Thessaloniki after reaching the end of his contract.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Special prosecutor to examine allegations against FIFA chief, Swiss attorney-general

Switzerland has named a special prosecutor to review criminal complaints against FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and Attorney-General Michael Lauber.

Switzerland to impose 10-day quarantine on arrivals

The Swiss government will impose a 10-day quarantine on arrivals from ‘high-risk’ countries from July 6, according to a statement by the Federal Council.
Swiss-born Nigerian goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe has disclosed that he’s ready to represent Nigeria ahead at an international level ahead of Switzerland.

Nigerian goalkeeper pens emotional farewell message to Swiss club

Former Flying Eagles invitee Sebastian Osigwe penned an emotional farewell to Swiss club Kriens after confirming his exit from the club.
Nigerian striker Tosin Aiyegun produced an outstanding performance to lead his side FC Zürich to a victory over St Gallen on Thursday.

Nigerian striker bags brace for FC Zürich against Swiss leaders St Gallen

Nigerian striker Tosin Aiyegun produced an outstanding performance to lead his side FC Zürich to a victory over St Gallen on Thursday.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the Bundesliga club announced on Friday.

Borussia Dortmund midfielder out for rest of season with knee injury

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the Bundesliga club announced on Friday.
The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced on Monday.

Lufthansa agrees on bailout with German government

The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced on Monday.
Former Paris Saint-Germain and France youth defender Jordan Diakiese has died with no cause of his death been established yet.

Former PSG, France defender found dead

Former Paris Saint-Germain and France youth defender Jordan Diakiese has died with no cause of his death been established yet.
Manchester City star Kyle Walker is facing a £250,000 fine following allegations he broke quarantine rules to stage a sex party with two prostitutes.

Manchester City’s European ban appeal to hold June 8-10

Manchester City’s appeal against a two-season ban from European competition by UEFA will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport from June 8-10, the Swiss court confirmed on Tuesday.

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Nigerian seaports to commence 24-hour operation

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Obadiah Mailafia: Serving northern governor a Boko Haram leader

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