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Ronaldo Handed 5 Match Ban For Pushing Referee

Ronaldo Handed 5 Match Ban For Pushing Referee

Ronaldo Handed 5 Match Ban For Pushing Referee Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for five matches for pushing the referee after he was shown a red card against Barcelona in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Spanish Super Cup first leg victory on Sunday, the Spanish Football Federation said on Monday (August 14). Ronaldo was sent off in

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Nigeria, Cameroon Move Up FIFA Rankings

Nigeria, Cameroon Move Up FIFA Rankings Nigerian Super Eagles of have climbed once again in the monthly FIFA world rankings. In the latest rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body, the Super Eagles moved up one notch to 38th position in the world and sixth in Africa. released on Thursday by the world

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WBA: Anthony Joshua To Defend Title Against Luis Ortiz

WBA: Anthony Joshua To Defend Title Against Luis Ortiz British boxer Anthony Joshua has been ordered by the World Boxing Association (WBA) to defend his title against Cuba’s Luis Ortiz. The WBA says Joshua and Ortiz have 30 days from August 3 to agree the fight. The 27-year-old had been due to face Wladimir Klitschko in

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Wladimir Klitschko Retires From Boxing Rule Out Rematch With Anthony Joshua

Wladimir Klitschko Retires From Boxing Rule Out Rematch Anthony Joshua Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from boxing ruling out a rematch with Anthony Joshua. The Ukrainian, 41, was knocked out in the 11th round by current champion Joshua at Wembley Stadium in April. Joshua, 27, had hoped Klitschko would sign his rematch

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24 Teams To Participate In Africa Cup Of Nations From 2019

Africa Cup of Nations expands to 24 teams from 2019 event in Cameroon The Africa Cup of Nations will be contested by 24 teams when the next tournament takes place in 2019, in Cameroon. The Confederation of African Football’s executive committee rubber-stamped the proposal on Thursday at a meeting in the Moroccan capital Rabat. Africa’s

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James Harden Signs The Richest Deal In NBA History

Houston Rockets guard James Harden has signed a contract extension worth a reported $228m (£176m) – the richest in NBA history. Harden had two years, worth $59m (£45.7m), left on his previous deal. He has signed a four-year extension worth $169m (£131m) through to the 2022-23 season, according to the Houston Chronicle. Last week Golden

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Wayne Rooney Rejoins Everton

Manchester United record goalscorer Wayne Rooney has rejoined Everton for an undisclosed fee, 13 years after leaving the Merseyside club. Rooney, 31, played 559 times for United, scoring 253 goals. He won five Premier League titles and each of the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup once after joining from Everton for £27m in

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Germany Defeats Chile To Win FIFA Confederations Cup

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FIFA Awards Media Rights To African Companies

Ahead of the 2017-2018 football calendar, soccer ruling body, FIFA, has granted media rights to five broadcasting companies in sub-Saharan Africa. The announcement of the successful media followed an “open tender process for 42 territories” to that effect. The rights guarantees coverage of  FIFA events during  2017-2018, which include FIFA U-20 World Cup 2017; FIFA

Nigeria Ranked 50th In Latest FIFA List

The Super Eagles moved one place up to 50th spot in the latest FIFA monthly ranking. According to FIFA’s website on Thursday, the Nigerian side reached 619 points in December and gained one step on the list. Despite failing to qualify for the African Cup of Nations in Gabon, Nigeria is seventh in Africa, behind