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Belgium full-back Timothy Castagne has been ruled out for the remainder of Euro 2020 after sustaining a double fracture of his right eye socket.

Belgium lose star for rest of Euro 2020 with eye socket fracture

Belgium full-back Timothy Castagne has been ruled out for the remainder of Euro 2020 after sustaining a double fracture of his right eye socket.
Real Betis have confirmed a contract extension for veteran defender Victor Ruiz.

Victor Ruiz extends Real Betis contract until 2023

Ruiz returned to La Liga last season, after an ill fated stint with Turkish side Besiktas, and joined Los Verdiblancos on an initial one-year deal.
Head coach of the Nigeria women's team Randy Waldrum says he is 'extremely excited' over the Nigeria Football Federation's approval of his side's participation in the 2021 Turkish Women's Cup.

Super Falcons boss invites Asisat Oshoala, Francisca Ordega , 23 others for summer series...

Nigeria’s Head Coach, Randy Waldrum has made a provisional list of 25 players for the upcoming Summer Series tour of the United States of America, where the nine-time African champions will play four-time world champions USA, Portugal and Jamaica.

Javi Martinez ‘open to all directions’ when he leaves Bayern Munich

Javi Martinez has insisted that he will be "open to all directions" after his Bayern Munich departure at the end of the season.
Chelsea defender Thiago Silva has reacted to the red card he received from referee David Coote during the Blues Premier League match against West Brom on Saturday.

Thiago Silva reacts to Chelsea’s loss, red card

Chelsea defender Thiago Silva has reacted to the red card he received from referee David Coote during the Blues Premier League match against West Brom on Saturday.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

​Napoli willing to sell Kalidou Koulibaly for just €50 million

Napoli are slashing the asking price for star centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly.
Zinedine Zidane has been clear that he wants Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric and Lucas Vazquez to all extend their stay at Real Madrid beyond June 30, yet while an agreement has been reached with the Croatian, there is no deal in place with the two Spaniards.

Real Madrid give up on new deal for Sergio Ramos

The 34-year-old’s future has been the subject of much speculation as he runs down the final few months of his contract, with a number of Premier League sides being linked with a swoop for the 100-goal centre-back.
Chelsea is set to rival Bayern Munich and Real Madrid for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano in the summer transfer market, according to report.

Chelsea set to rival Bayern Munich, Real Madrid for RB Leipzig defender

The RB Leipzig defender is one of the best defenders in Europe Stadium, the defender could be easily tempted with the offers from Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, the Bavarian won the last season Champions League and remain one of the best sides in Europe will Chelsea is going through a transitional period.
According to 'Mundo Deportivo', Ezequiel Garay is in the running to take over from Gerard Piqué, who will be out injured for quite some time.

Barca considers Ezequiel Garay as a replacement for Gerard Piqué

According to 'Mundo Deportivo', Ezequiel Garay is in the running to take over from Gerard Piqué, who will be out injured for quite some time.
Barcelona star Gerard Pique could be out for between four and six months (Getty)

Gerard Pique facing six months out with knee injury

A collision with Atetico’s Angel Correa saw the centre-back’s knee bend awkwardly and – after treatment – he was helped off the field visibly distressed.
Chelsea is prepared to do without their most expensive signing in a bid to their desired result on the pitch after some below-par performances.

Multiple Chelsea players contract coronavirus

Chelsea’s preparations ahead of the new season have been thrown into turmoil after they were hit by a coronavirus outbreak.

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Manchester United have identified Alexander Isak as an alternative target to Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer, The Star reports.

Manchester United identify Alexander Isak as Erling Braut Haaland alternative

Manchester United have identified Alexander Isak as an alternative target to Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer, The Star reports.
The naira this morning reversed its two weeks loss to the dollar in the parallel market, appreciating by N20 to N470 per dollar.

Naira appreciates at N493 to dollar in parallel market

The naira, on Thursday, appreciated by 1.8 percent to N493 to a dollar at the parallel market as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) increased forex supplies to banks.
U.S. President Joe Biden gestures while speaking to the media before boarding Air Force One at Geneva airport, as he leaves Geneva after the U.S.-Russia summit, Switzerland, June 16, 2021. REUTERS-Kevin Lamarque

White House considering talks between Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping

The White House will consider arranging talks between President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, as the two countries spar over issues including human rights, a top U.S. official said on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.

President Buhar: We won’t rest until peace is fully restored in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.
Lagos State Attorney General, Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN)

Lagos begins plea bargain session for Kirikiri inmates

In an effort to decongest correctional centres, the Lagos State Ministry of Justice on Thursday held a plea bargain session for some inmates at...

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, European Council President Charles Michel, U.S. President Joe Biden, Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pose for a group photo at the G7 summit, in Carbis Bay, Britain, June 11, 2021. Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERS

British premier: G7 summit a chance to learn coronavirus lessons

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the other leaders of the world’s most advanced economies on Friday that their G7 summit was a chance to learn lessons from the coronavirus pandemic and ensure they do not repeat the errors made during it.
Gospel Artiste Evang Mrs. Toluwalase Adelegan has reacted to the trending controversy surrounding the popular Christian song Oniduro Mi.

Tolu Adelegan: I’m the original composer of ‘Oniduro mi’

Gospel Artiste Evang Mrs. Toluwalase Adelegan has reacted to the trending controversy surrounding the popular Christian song Oniduro Mi.
There was pandemonium around Iwo Road area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Wednesday evening as some park managers allegedly clashed with some cell phone retailers.

Park managers, cell phone retailers clash in Ibadan

There was pandemonium around Iwo Road area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Wednesday evening as some park managers allegedly clashed with some cell phone retailers.
The UEFA Euro 2020 semifinals and final will be played in front of 40,000 fans at Wembley, while a capacity crowd will witness the Wimbledon finals as part of a series of new pilot events in England.

Capacity for Euro 2020 finale raised to 40 000

The UEFA Euro 2020 semifinals and final will be played in front of 40,000 fans at Wembley, while a capacity crowd will witness the Wimbledon finals as part of a series of new pilot events in England.
David Moyes fears West Ham’s slim hopes of Champions League football could be affected further by Manchester United forced to field weakened teams.

West Ham boss David Moyes signs new contract

David Moyes has been rewarded for guiding West Ham to sixth place in the Premier League with a new three-year contract and says he is “really excited by the ambition” at the club.