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Manchester City struck 8 in Watford demolition, Stimulates rocked by Leicester

Manchester City powered to their record Premier League win as the champions scored five times within 18 first half minutes of an incredible 8-0 thrashing of Watford, while Leicester enjoyed a VAR-assisted 2-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday. Manchester City’s Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (R) controls the ball during the English Premier League football…

Biathlon legend Bjorndalen called China coach

Biathlon legend Ole Einar Bjorndalen will coach the China team in the run-up to the 2022 Winter Olympics hosted in Beijing, the multiple world and Olympic champion announced Thursday. Biathlon Bjorndalen, who retired from competition last year as the most decorated male biathlon competitor of all time, said in a statement he would be head…

Inter Milan forward Icardi signs up with PSG on 1 year...

Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi, their leading scorer in each of the last five seasons and former captain, has joined Paris St Germain on a year-long loan, the Serie A side said on Monday. The move will interrupt a turbulent six-year spell at Inter for the Argentine, who has fallen out with fans along on…

Serena on degree of ankle injury: ‘We’ll see tomorrow’

Serena Williams charged into the U.S. Open quarter-finals on Sunday but it may have come at a price as the six-times champion suffered a right ankle injury. (FILES) In this file photo taken on January 23, 2019 Serena Williams of the US hits a return against Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova during their women’s singles quarter-final…

12 African Games: We’ll prepare sufficiently for 2020 Olympics– Sports Minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. Sunday Dare Dare told Nigerian journalists in Rabat on Wednesday that he was satisfied with the performance of Nigerian athletes at the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco. He said that Team…

U.S. Open: Ex-tennis champ Stephens ousted by Russian qualifier

Former champion Sloane Stephens was stunned by Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya 6-3 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday after an inconsistent display during which she was unable to find any sort of rhythm. The American 11th seed, who triumphed here in 2017, fought off two match points but on the…

Tokyo 2020: Oshoala heats up for Algeria tie

Striker Asisat Oshoala was on target and also assisted one as Barcelona Femeni thrashed CE Seagull 5-1 in the Copacat semi-final on Thursday. Asisat Oshoala Oshoala, the former African Footballer of the year, has been on an impressive form all through the preseason and was a constant thorn in the flesh of CE Seagull. The…

Amapakabo backs Iwobi to prosper at Everton

Super Eagles assistant coach, Imama Amapakabo has said that Alex Iwobi has the potential to become a key figure for Premier League side Everton. Iwobi The 23-year-old joined the Toffees on a five-year deal from Arsenal for a fee of an initial £28million deal – which could rise to £34m with add-ons. Iwobi has yet…

eSports: Players run the risk of health in quote to be...

eSports A record $33.5 million is up for grabs but professional eSports players like those competing in The International in Shanghai this week pay a physical price with deteriorating eyesight, digestive problems and wrist and hand damage. At first, Evgenii “Blizzy” Ri looks perplexed at the notion: “It’s impossible, how can you get injuries when…

Breaking: FIFA prohibits previous Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia for life

By Anthony Ogbonna FIFA has banned Nigeria’s former Super Eagles Coach, Samson Siasia for life over bribery and manipulation of matches at the international level, in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics. According to FIFA, “The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr. Samson Siasia, a former official of the Nigeria…

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