Home Topics Umpire

Umpire

Umpire Carlos Ramos talks to Serena Williams during Saturday's US Open final. GETTY IMAGES

Embattled umpire Carlos Ramos ‘good’ despite US Open controversy

Umpire Carlos Ramos has made his first public statement since the U.S. Open, saying he was “good” despite the firestorm of controversy that followed his officiating of last weekend’s women’s final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka.

Recent Stories

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Ndigbo in Lagos endorse Jide Sanwo-Olu

The aspiration of the Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to govern the state got a major boost yesterday, with Igbo residents picking him as their sole candidate for the top seat.

Police beef up security in Yuletides

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the implementation of robust and elaborate security arrangement that would ensure a hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebration as well as provide adequate security for all political parties in the on-going political rallies and campaigns across the country.
Lionel Messi takes on the defender Erick Cabaco in Barcelona’s 5-0 win away to Levante. Manuel Bruque-EPA

Lionel Messi scores hat trick as Barcelona pummelled Levante 5-0

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick and created another two goals as Barcelona thrashed 10-man Levante to regain a three-point lead at the top of La Liga.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar asks Muhammadu Buhari to resign over comment on economy

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over his Friday’s comment that Nigeria’s economy was in a bad shape.
Then-Army Capt. Mathew L. Golsteyn in Afghanistan. He has been charged in the alleged killing of a suspected Taliban bombmaker in 2010. (Officer of Rep. Duncan Hunter)

Donald Trump to review case of soldier charged with murdering Afghan

US President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will review the case of a soldier charged with premeditated murder for killing an alleged bomb-maker in Afghanistan.