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  • Mourinho Plans Contract Extension At Manchester United

    January 17, 2018 1:48 PM 34

    The Manager of the Manchester United, Jose Mourinho is said to be ready to finally reach the final agreement with the club on a contract extension. The information has been that there has been progress in the discussion as regards him staying at the Old Trafford for more years adding to the previous three years the Portuguese signed which is said to be out by June 2019. ‘Manchester

  • Australian Open: 2018 Top Seed Rafael Nadal beats Leonardo Mayer

    January 17, 2018 11:18 AM 30

    Top seed Rafael Nadal progressed to the last 32 of the Australian Open with a straight-set victory over Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer in Melbourne. The Spaniard, 31, beat world number 52 Mayer 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-4) in two hours 38 minutes on Rod Laver Arena. Mayer responded to a Nadal break in the final set with one of his own, before the 2009 champion took the tie-break

  • Leicester Boss Puel Showers Praises On Iheanacho After FA Cup Brace

    January 17, 2018 10:14 AM 30

    Leicester City manager Claude Puel is pleased with Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho’s performance in the Foxes’ 2-0 win over Fleetwood Town in Tuesday’s third round FA Cup replay. Iheanacho scored a goal in each half to secure a fourth round place for Leicester City who will face Peterborough away in their next game in the competition. The brace

  • New Barca Signing, Coutinho Injured As Brazilian Completes Record Move

    January 8, 2018 2:03 PM 27

    Philippe Coutinho will not be able to make his debut for Barcelona until the end of January because he has a thigh injury, the club said on Monday. “Coutinho has an injury to his right thigh and he is expected to be out for around three weeks,” Barcelona said on their website. Coutinho, 25, was officially unveiled by Barca on Monday, completing a 160-million-euro

  • Barca Agrees To Sign $192 million For Philippe Coutinho

    January 7, 2018 7:34 AM 25

    Philippe Coutinho finally got his wish on Saturday when Barcelona agreed to sign the Brazilian star from Liverpool for 160 million euros ($192 million) in the third richest deal of all time. The swoop for the 25-year-old attacking midfielder — which contains a 400 million euro release clause — will be the third biggest deal in football. Last year, Paris

  • Serena Williams To Return To Tennis In Abu Dhabi Exhibition

    December 25, 2017 9:55 AM 30

    Former world number one Serena Williams will make her much-anticipated competitive return with an exhibition match on the final day of the Mubadala exhibition event on December 30, tournament organisers announced Sunday. The 36-year-old, who has won an Open-era record 23 Grand Slam singles titles, will take on reigning French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko

  • Mikel Rules Out Tianjin TEDA Exit, England Return

    December 18, 2017 2:52 PM 42

    Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has ruled out a return to England, insisting he wants to stay with his Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda. Mikel has been linked with a January move to Everton but the former Chelsea midfielder has branded reports as a “false rumour”. “I don’t know from where such a rumour could come, but this story is untrue,” Mikel

  • PSG, Bayern Fans Clash In Munich — OsunDefender

    December 5, 2017 4:20 PM 43

    German police broke up a mass brawl after around 60 supporters of Bayern Munich and rivals Paris Saint-Germain clashed at Munich’s main railway station ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League match. One French fan had to be treated for a head injury after the brawl broke out late on Monday night and supporters wearing masks had to be separated by police

  • Russia Prepares For 2018 World Cup Draw — OsunDefender

    November 29, 2017 4:51 PM 51

    A rehearsal for the FIFA soccer World Cup draw was held in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday. Teams were drawn by the likes of former Uruguayan player Diego Forlan ahead of the official draw ceremony on Friday (December 1). Russia, competing both as Russia and the Soviet Union, has made 10 World Cup appearances and will host the tournament for the first time next June and July. In their

  • Russia says It Is humiliating to go to Olympics without flag — OsunDefender

    November 18, 2017 8:28 PM 52

    Russia’s deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko said that it would be unacceptable and humiliating for Russia to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea without the national flag and anthem. The International Olympic Committee is set to decide on Russia’s participation in the Winter games at its executive board meeting on Dec. 5-7. Russian athletes