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  • We’ll give our best to Eagles, Yobo, Osaze declare

    May 27, 2014 1:12 AM 6

    Returning Super Eagles duo of Joseph Yobo and Osaze Odemwingie yesterday pledged to give their best to ensure that the team is in the best shape for the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil which is just 17 days away. Both players according to a release from the Media Officer of the team, Ben Alaiya in London with the Super Eagles got a rousing welcome back into the fold of the team during

  • TRANSFER NEWS: Arsenal handed double setback, Luis to reject Chelsea, Fabregas' Barca exit

    May 26, 2014 11:17 PM 15

    BARCELONA midfielder Cesc Fabregas could leave the club and Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham could benefit from PSG's pursuit of Chelsea's Eden Hazard. Meanwhile, Arsenal, Manchester City and United have been told to stump up £32m for Mehdi Benatia and Gunners have been handed double setback in bid for Kwadwo Asamoah and Mattia Destro. The summer

  • Moses tips Eagles for s/final

    May 26, 2014 11:00 PM 16

    Victor Moses believes Nigeria can reach the semi-finals of the Brazil 2014 World Cup, but warns that team spirit is key for Nigeria if they are to do so. “I believe we can reach the semi-finals,” Moses, who is one of the first names on Stephen Keshi’s team sheet, told KickOffNigeria.com. “There is always a good vibe among the lads when we come together

  • Maria Sharapova no longer a 'cow on ice'

    May 26, 2014 10:00 PM 5

    The days of Maria Sharapova struggling through the early rounds at Roland Garros are long gone as the Russian, who once described herself on clay as a ''cow on ice'', has matured into a fierce competitor on the slow surface. Overnight the seventh seed took a step closer to a likely quarter-final showdown with defending champion Serena Williams, which

  • Ronaldo shows off with another crown

    May 26, 2014 9:34 PM 33

    Lisbon - Cristiano Ronaldo now has two Champions League winner’s medals to show off along with his two world player of the year awards. Ronaldo’s penalty at the end of extra time on Saturday sealed a 4-1 win for Real Madrid over Atletico Madrid, who had led the final deep into stoppage time after 90 minutes. The 29-year-old Portuguese star then ripped

  • Tennis: Stan overboard as Nadal, Djokovic, Sharapova shine

    May 26, 2014 7:45 PM 13

    PARIS: Third-seeded Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka made a shock, listless exit from the French Open on Monday at the hands of Spanish journeyman Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. The Swiss, bidding to become the first man since Jim Courier in 1992 to win the French Open in the same year as the Australian title, lost 6-4, 5-7, 6-2, 6-0. The 29-year-old

  • Sharapova advances, Stosur struggles

    May 26, 2014 6:22 PM 6

    Seventh seed Maria Sharapova encountered little resistance as she reached the second round of the French Open on Monday with a 6-1, 6-2 win over fellow Russian Ksenia Pervak. "It's always nice to get through. First matches at Grand Slams are always tough, no matter how prepared you are, no matter how many matches you've played," said Sharapova after

  • Bale has paid back his £85m transfer fee, say Goal readers

    May 26, 2014 3:57 PM 5

    Gareth Bale has already repaid the world-record £85 million Real Madrid paid Tottenham to acquire his services last summer, according to Goal readers. Bale scored the second goal for Los Blancos in extra time of their Champions League final clash with Atletico Madrid at Estadio da Luz on Saturday, heading into an empty net after Thibaut Courtois had saved

  • Easy first-round passage for Novak Djokovic

    May 26, 2014 3:23 PM 5

    There is one piece missing from Novak Djokovic's grand slam puzzle: Roland Garros. Djokovic, the owner of four Australian Opens among his six major titles, lost his sole French final, in 2012, to - who else? - Rafael Nadal. But there is a different expectation around Djokovic this year; a sense that the championship owned for eight of the past nine by Nadal

  • Sharapova digging the dirt these days

    May 26, 2014 2:23 PM 9

    It was a short war (or duck hunt). Sharapova took no prisoners, whipping Pervak 6-1, 6-2 in between rain showers on a gray day at the French Open. Sharapova has attacked this entire year, whether her hand has been holding a tennis racket, a tube of sunscreen (she recently added Super Goop to her lucrative business ventures) or an Olympic torch. She was a torchbearer