• Liverpool, Man United among clubs launching joint appeal to stop Man City playing in UCL during appeal

    Liverpool, Man United among clubs launching joint appeal to stop Man City playing in UCL during appeal0

    Eight of the Premier League’s top ten clubs have joined forces to collectively launch an application to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to ensure Manchester City are unable to play in the Champions League while their appeal is ongoing. The Manchester-based sides were banned from the Champions League for the next two seasons

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  • Olympics postponement possible – IOC

    Olympics postponement possible – IOC0

    International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach on Sunday said the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would not be cancelled but that a postponement was an option as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.   “The IOC executive board emphasised that a cancellation of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 would not solve any of the problems or

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  • Enyimba’s Ojo, Francis kidnapped in Ondo, police rescue one

    Enyimba’s Ojo, Francis kidnapped in Ondo, police rescue one0

    The Programme Facilitator for 2020 Accelium Olympics, Adeidunu Uba, has advocated for acceptance of online games by schools in Nigeria, saying the online worldwide smart game will help to improve learning outcomes. Uba, programme in Lagos, said enrolling of pupils into the competition was a great step towards developing their thinking skills and preparing them

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  • Drogba, Ideye back Mikel’s decision to quit Trabzonspor

    Drogba, Ideye back Mikel’s decision to quit Trabzonspor0

    Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba apparently backed John Obi Mikel’s decision to mutually terminate his contract with Turkish Super Lig side, Trabzonspor. Including the striker’s second spell at Stamford Bridge, both Mikel and Drogba were teammates at Chelsea for seven years and the two players still maintain close ties to this day. It was believed that

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  • Coronavirus crisis: Serie A, all sport in Italy halted

    Coronavirus crisis: Serie A, all sport in Italy halted0

    Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday announced the suspension until April 3 of all sporting events in the country, including the top-flight Serie A football league, as Italy grapples with the coronavirus crisis. The final Serie A game before government announcement saw Sassuolo beat Brescia 3-0 behind closed doors in Reggio Emilia on Monday.

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  • Ronaldinho adapting to jail with usual smile- Prison warden

    Ronaldinho adapting to jail with usual smile- Prison warden0

    Former Brazil and ex-FC Barcelona player Ronaldinho Gaucho is adapting quickly to life in a Paraguayan jail, the head of the facility told Reuters on Monday. The former Paris St-Germain (PSG) forward’s lawyers are however hopeful he may soon be released into house arrest while the investigation continues. “In broad terms he is doing very

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