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August 17, 2017 3:24 PM Messi, Ronaldo nominated for FIFA World footballer of the Year award

FIFA has revealed its 24-man shortlist for its The Best Player of the year award headlined by Gianluigi Buffon, Lionel Messi and current champion Cristiano Ronaldo. The list includes seven Real Madrid players including the aforementioned Ronaldo, Keylor Navas, Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal, Marcelo, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric. Barcelona players nominated 12

August 17, 2017 1:41 AM In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils

“Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all!,” the president said on Twitter. The president may have had little choice but to abandon his desire to have leaders of the country’s largest businesses offer him counsel. 3M CEO Inge Thulin’s resignation from the president’s 16

August 14, 2017 11:23 PM Cristiano Ronaldo dressed down with five-game suspension

Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the Spanish season. Ronaldo was banned for five games after shoving a referee who sent him off for diving in Madrid’s 3-1 win over Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup. Ronaldo was suspended for one game for the red card in Sunday’s Super Cup first 22

August 13, 2017 10:52 PM Delays caused Bolt’s injury at World Championships –Blake

Usain Bolt “was really cold” before pulling up with injury in his last championship final, according to his Jamaican relay team-mates. Bolt’s London finale ended in disappointment as he suffered a muscle cramp before the end of the 4x100m relay final, which was won by Great Britain. Yohan Blake, who ran the third leg, said: “The race was 10 minutes late, we were kept 40 minutes 16

August 13, 2017 5:00 AM Trump Makes America Hate Again and 6 More Charlottesville Takeaways

American Jews see torchlight parades in Virginia that were harbingers of horror in Nazi Germany U.S. President Donald Trump has steadfastly refused to condemn white supremacists, neo-Nazis, anti-Semites and similar racist maggots. When his back was to the wall, he has distanced himself from them in the most inoffensive way possible. Nonetheless, people 19 1

August 12, 2017 7:11 PM Chelsea's concerns mount with surprise loss to Burnley

On and off the field, nothing is going right for Chelsea early in its English Premier League title defense. Injuries to key players, frustration in the transfer market, and now a surprise 3-2 home loss on the opening weekend of the season to Burnley, a team that was expected to be among the candidates for relegation. After a dream start to life at Chelsea 20

August 10, 2017 11:46 PM London 2017: Gold, silver or bronze, Okagbare keeps Nigerians waiting

AS it was at the 2013 Worlds in Russia, Nigeria’s medal hope Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor will be hoping for another out of the blue performance, to land a medal in the face of the tough American challenge in the women long jump finaltonight at 7.10pm. Defending champion, Brittney Reese with a season’s best of 7.31m in Moscow narrowly edged Okagbare-Ighoteguonor 10

August 9, 2017 11:00 AM Chelsea make £25m move to sign Arsenal’s Chamberlain

Premier League Champion, Chelsea have launched a £25million swoop for Arsenal star, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The Blues have stepped up their interest in the England international over the past week, According to Sportsmail. Arsenals are aware of Chelsea’s interest and have rebuffed initial overtures. Chelsea will now intensify their efforts to lure him as they look to fulfill 25

August 9, 2017 3:22 AM 2019: Arewa youths divided over Buhari, Atiku’s ambitions

Shettima had in an interview, asked the two politicians and some other northern political leaders above 60 years of age to perish the thought of seeking elective offices in 2019. He said: “You had your yesterday and you failed your yesterday, you cannot fail today again and you think of doing a great damage to our yet unborn children and you expect us to fold our arms. “Now, we are building 13

August 8, 2017 10:25 AM IAAF Championships: Nigeria’s Nathaniel Drawn In Tough Semi-Final

Nigeria’s Glory Nathaniel faces a tough task in her quest to qualify for the Women’s 400metres hurdles at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London after the semi-final draw put her among top contenders. The reigning Nigeria champion set a new 55.30 seconds personal best to make the semi-finals in her debut 14