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Despite the ongoing chaos that surrounds the International Boxing Association (AIBA), this year’s Men and Women’s World Boxing Championships went smoothly.
Russian investigators on Thursday raided dozens of regional offices of top protest leader Alexei Navalny, as well as the homes of his supporters, after mass opposition rallies this summer.
Holders Germany were knocked out of the World Cup on a stunning afternoon in Group F, courtesy of a 2-0 defeat against South Korea.
Sadio Mane scored first after woeful goalkeeping from Eiji Kawashima, but Takashi Inui equalised later in the first half. In the second period Moussa Wague re-established Senegal’s lead but substitute Keisuke Honda pegged them back again.
World Cup heavyweights Spain and Portugal can lock down spots in the last 16 on Monday, as hosts Russia ride a wave of national euphoria into their clash with Uruguay.
The Liverpool forward, who was forced to miss the opening game defeat against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg as a result of the shoulder injury sustained during the Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid last month, has been pictured alongside Ramzan Kadyrov, the leader of the Chechen Republic, since arriving at Egypt's base in Grozny.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo says Tuesday's decisive World Cup Group D clash against Argentina in Saint Petersburg will be "a war".
Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz faced a wave of racial hatred and even death threats after he gave away the foul that led to Toni Kroos's late winner for Germany at the World Cup.
Defending champion Germany resuscitated their World Cup hopes with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Sweden in their second Group F game in Sochi on Saturday, despite going down to 10 men late in the second half.
Senegal face Japan on Sunday at the World Cup fired up by an “ignorant” tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team.
Lionel Messi's Argentina were on the brink of a humiliating World Cup exit on Thursday after they were humbled 3-0 by Croatia on a dramatic day at the World Cup that saw the European side join France in the knockout rounds.
Lionel Messi is under increased pressure to redeem himself when Argentina face Croatia in Thursday’s pivotal match after eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to send Morocco packing.
Senegal proved to be Africa’s saving grace at the World Cup on Tuesday. Take away their win over Poland and it is five defeats in five for the continent’s representatives in Russia.
Russian fans took to social media on Saturday to demand why whole rows of prime pitch-side seats were empty during the World Cup match between Egypt and Uruguay.
The planned protest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced in Abuja with the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi leading other party chieftains.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, at the weekend, arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular Club 360 located on the Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The presidency had made public the breakdown of Finance Bill, 2019, which was submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the 2020 Appropriation Bill, and signed into law by the president on Jan. 13, 2020.
The Kano State Police Command have uncovered an illegal orphanage home suspected to be involved in child trafficking and rescued 27 children alleged to have been kidnapped or born for trafficking from the home known as Du Merci orphanage.
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aleiro (KSUST), Professor Bashar Ladan Aleiro, has disclosed that Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central Senatorial District at the Senate, donated a block of hostel of 200 student capacity and a vehicle to the University.
Brazil’s culture secretary Roberto Alvim resigned on Friday over a speech in which he appeared to quote Adolf Hitler’s propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels.
Dominic Kpadeh heaves a hammer over his head to crack a half-tonne rock in a northern suburb of Liberia’s capital Monrovia, knowing his hard labour earns him far less than a year ago.
Andy Robertson hailed Virgil van Dijk as the ideal role model for budding defenders after the Liverpool star inspired his side to victory over Manchester United.
The 37-year-old Spaniard was in attendance at Villa Park to watch Dean Smith’s side lose 6-1 to Manchester City on Sunday, and he is expected to compete with Orjand Nyland for the goalkeeper’s jersey.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said that at the end of the first half of 2019, an estimated 1,644,392 historical cumulative jobs had over time been created by the sector.