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FIFA executives were alleged to have accepted bribes to help secure the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, the US Attorney General Loretta Lynch has said. She also alleged bribery was involved in Fifa’s 2011 presidential election and the 2016 Copa America tournament, due to take place in the US. Jack Warner Seven...

It will be a battle of the best female sprinters in the World on Saturday as the IAAF Diamond League train hits Eugene for the Prefontaine Classic. All...

By Augustine Akhilomen –  Correspondent, Lagos   Coach Edwin Okon has released his list of 23 players for the 7th FIFA Women’s World Cup...

Under-23 coach, Samson Siasia, expects tougher challenges ahead of the team’s bid to win a ticket to the Rio Olympics. Nigeria will play the winner between...

•Seven Arrested, 10 Under Criminal Investigation •UEFA Wants Elections Postponed By Peter Edema –  Group Sports Editor (with Agency reports)   World...

Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has shifted the camping of players due to attend the All Africa Games, pre-Olympic qualifiers, following non-arrival of the invited foreign-based players. The camping was originally scheduled to hold on May 27 but had to be postponed to May 29. Tunji Fasimoye, the Technical Director of NRFF told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Warri Wolves is hopeful its players who are on national duty will be released for next week’s CAF Confederation Cup second leg play-off against Congolese outfit, AS Leopards. The team will seek to overturn a three-goal deficit when it entertains Leopards on Saturday, June 6 at the Warri City Stadium. Five of its regular starters, Daniel Akpeyi, Solomon Kwambe, Azubuike...

Former national champion, Obinna Metu started his 2015 season with a win at the 3rd Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) All Comers which held at the University of Port Harcourt Sports Complex on Tuesday. After winning heat 7 in 10.53secs, the Enugu based athlete won the final of the 100m men event in 10.61secs. Other results of the men 100m event which falls according...

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says victory in Saturday’s FA Cup final would be just reward for their efforts this season. The Gunners ended a nine-year trophy drought by beating Hull in last season’s final and victory over Villa would make Wenger the first post-war manager to win the FA Cup six times. Hull was Arsenal’s third-round opponents before wins over Brighton,...

By Chibuike Chukwu, Lagos   Rangers International of Enugu on Wednesday sacked its coach, Kelechi Emetole, over poor run in the 10 weeks old league. The club is placed 14th on the Glo League table after 10 rounds of matches. The club said such form was unacceptable and so ordered Emeteole “to step aside” on Wednesday. However, the former Heartland coach said that...