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Champions League: Arsenal v Bayern; Man City v Monaco; Leicester v Sevilla, PSG v Barca, see all last 16 draws

The result of the UEFA Champions League last 16 is out, with Arsenal facing Bayern Munich, Leicester City up against Sevilla and Manchester City is to battle Monaco. The Gunners have played the German champions four times in the previous ...

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BREAKING: Riyad Mahrez wins BBC African Footballer of the Year award

Algeria and Leicester midfielder, Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016, coming ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Andre Ayew, Sadio Mane and Yaya Toure.Winger Mahrez, 25, told BBC Sport: “It means a lot, it’s something ...

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CAS upholds Blatter’s 6-year ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), on Monday upheld the six-year ban imposed on former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, for ethics violations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday. CAS ruled that Blatter had authorised payments ...

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El Clasico: Barcelona and Real Madrid Share the spoils in a 1 – 1 draw

It looked like a sure victory for Barcelona before Sergio Ramos scored late on as Real Madrid snatched a point in a 1-1 draw with the Blaugrana in the Clasico on Saturday. Barcelona took the lead thanks to a second-half ...

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JUST IN: Super Falcons beat Cameroon to win 8th African title

Nigeria’s Super Falcons are champions of Africa again after defeating the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon in the final of the Africa Women Cup of Nations in Yaoundé.  Desire Oparanozie scored the lone goal for Nigeria in the 84th minute with a ...

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VIDEO: City 1 – 3 Chelsea, highlights of Chelsea demolishing City

Diego Costa, Willian and Eden Hazard struck for Chelsea to fire them to a 3-1 Premier League win at Manchester City on Saturday, cancelling out Gary Cahill’s spectacular own goal in the first half. The 30-year-old had unwittingly opened the ...

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Lagos to build 5 new stadia

The Lagos State Government is to build five stadia in the different divisions of the state in its quest to promote excellence in sports and market the state through sports tourism. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde, said ...

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Open University hosts 12th NUSSA Games

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is hosting the 12th Nigerian Universities Staff Sports Association  (NUSSA) Games slated for the 8th – 16th December, 2016, in Kaduna. The Games, which is aimed at fostering strong social collaboration among participating ...

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Nigeria moves up in new FIFA ranking

Nigeria is now ranked 50th in the world, in the latest FIFA ranking of footballing nations. The new ranking released saw Nigeria jump 10 places to be placed 50th, from its 60th position in October. At 50th, Nigeria is tied ...

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Mourinho banned for one game, handed £50,000 fine by FA

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been given a one-game touchline ban and fined £50,000 by the Football Association for two charges. An independent regulatory commission heard that Mourinho accepted the comments he made about referee Anthony Taylor ahead of ...

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