Full list of Champions League last 16 draw

Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Tottenham will face Italian champions Juventus. Premier League leaders Manchester City will play Switzerland's Basel, Manchester United face La Liga side Sevilla and Liverpool take...

FIFA rankings ‘loophole’ likely to disappear after World Cup draw

(Reuters) - A loophole that allows national teams to boost their seedings for the World Cup by avoiding friendly matches is likely to disappear after next year’s finals in Russia, with changes due to the international calendar and a...
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Robinho gets 9 years jail term over sexual assault

Former Real Madrid and Manchester City striker, Robson de Souza popularly called Robinho, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault. The Brazilian, 33, was found guilty of assaulting a 22-year-old woman along with five other men...
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Zidane: No rift between Cristiano Ronaldo and Ramos

Any concerns over a dressing room rift between Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos has been played down by coach Zinedine Zidane, ahead of Saturday's city derby. Their relationship has reportedly become strained recently due to public disagreements within the media, which...

2018 FIFA World Cup tickets in great demand

Just 24 hours after resuming ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, a total of 159,402 tickets have been allocated to fans from around the world. This number, which represents 98 percent of the currently available inventory, were...
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Roger Federer tops list of world’s highest earning Athlete

Roger Federer has surpassed Tiger Woods to become the world's highest earning athlete, based on prize money alone. Following his recent three-set victory over Alexander Zverev at the ATP Finals in London, Federer took his cumulative career prize money to...
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Aiteo rekindles confidence in Nigerian football

Everybody likes to associate with a winning football team. That is where the bragging rights are not checked. The victory of the Super Eagles has electrified Nigeria. Those who have been asking if winning the 2018 World Cup ticket...
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2018 FIFA World Cup ticket sales resumes on Thursday

Ticket sales for the world’s biggest football event, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, will resume on Thursday on a first-come first-served basis. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a total of 622,117 tickets were successfully allocated to subscribers,...

Italy crash out of Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

Italy have failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958 after being shut out by Sweden at a sold-out San Siro. Trailing 1-0 on aggregate to a Jakob Johansson goal scored in Friday's first leg in Stockholm, Giampiero Ventura's...

England manager Southgate says Neymar worth £200m

World's most expensive footballer Neymar is the "one" player on the planet worth £200m, according to England manager Gareth Southgate. Southgate has warned his players of the threat posed by Neymar ahead of their game against Brazil at Wembley on...