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Serena Williams equals Graf’s record of 22 Grand Slam titles

34-year-old Serena Williams defeated Angelique Kerber, the world No 4, 7-5 6-3 to take home her 7th Wimbledon title and to equal Steffi Graf’s record of 22 Grand Slam wins. Williams added a seventh Wimbledon title to her cabinet, having ...

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Breaking: Ahmed Musa completes £15m Leicester deal

Leicester City have completed the signing of Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa from CSKA Moscow for a club record deal worth around £15 million. The 23-year-old Nigerian forward signed a four-year contract with the English Premier League champions after passing a ...

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Arsenal’s Cech retires from international football

Arsenal and Czech Republic goalkeeper, Petr Cech, has announced his retirement from international football.The Czech Republic’s most-capped player made the announcement in Prague on Friday, as he collected the national team’s player of the year award. He retires with 124 ...

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Big coaches like Mourinho have helped me reach another level – Guardiola

Pep Guardiola was quick to downplay the soon-to-be-renewed rivalry with Jose Mourinho, insisting that such encounters have helped take his coaching to a new level. Jose and Pep endured a fierce relationship during their time at Barcelona and Real Madrid, ...

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Ronaldo’s record breaking goal fires Portugal to Euro final

Cristiano Ronaldo’s thumping header, in the 50th minute of Portugal’s semifinal encounter with Wales, ensured that the former, defeated Wales 2-0 at the Stade De Lyon to get to the final of the Euro 2016 Championship, awaiting the winner between ...

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Lionel Messi sentenced to 21-months in prison for tax fraud

Ace Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, has been given a 21-month jail sentence for tax evasion, as a Barcelona court found Messi and his father guilty of three counts of tax fraud. Messi and his father, Jorge, were served the same ...

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Eguavoen: I am not interested in Eagles job

Former Super Eagles player and Coach, Augustine Eguavoen, has ruled out the possibility of his return as coach of the country’s national football team, at least for now. Speaking with newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday, Eguaveon said although he ranked ...

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Hodgson Quits as Iceland eliminate England

England manager, Roy Hodgson, has quit his job after an embarrassing UEFA Euro 2016 defeat at the hands of Iceland.“I’m extremely disappointed, of course, about tonight’s result and ultimately our exit from the competition,” Hodgson said. “We haven’t progressed as far ...

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2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria get Algeria, Cameroon, Zambia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria were on Friday placed alongside Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia in Group B for the Africa Zone Qualification Round 3 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This was the outcome of the draw held at the ...

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Olympics: Mikel, Ighalo, others in Siasia’s 35-man provisional squad

Samson Siasia has released a provisional 35-man squad for the Rio Olympics which has names like Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel, Alex Iwobi, Odion Ighalo and others. Aside Mikel, the list officially released by the Dream Team VI Coach on ...

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