FC Barcelona player Neymar and his club will stand trial on corruption charges over his transfer from Brazilian team Santos, after losing a final appeal.
Lionel Messi’s 90th-minute penalty kick on Sunday saw off the challenge of gutsy Leganes and spared FC Barcelona from a second successive embarrassing result.
Polo lovers in Nigeria and beyond are set to be treated to thrilling sporting actions as the NPA Lagos International Polo Tournament returns for the 2017 season. Sponsored by leading African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, the competition will bring together renowned indigenous and international polo teams to compete for highly coveted trophies at the Lagos Polo Club Ikoyi.
Arsene Wenger says he will definitely be managing next season, whether at English clubside Arsenal Football Club “or somewhere else”.
Swede striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Thursday scored a hat-trick as Manchester United opened up a commanding 3-0 lead in their Europa League last-32 first leg tie against French side Saint-Etienne.
Mark Clattenburg is quitting his job as a Premier League official to become Saudi Arabia’s new head of referees.
Real Madrid shrugged off conceding an early away goal to take a huge step towards a seventh straight Champions League quarterfinal as goals from Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Casemiro sealed a 3-1 win over Napoli on Wednesday.
Arsene Wenger’s future was plunged into further doubt on Wednesday as Thiago Alcantara inspired Bayern Munich to a 5-1 rout of hapless Arsenal to leave the Gunners facing a seventh straight Champions League last-16 exit.
The Sport Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Osun, on Wednesday in Osogbo, inducted the Osun House of Assembly Speaker, Mr Najeem Salaam, as a patron of the association.
Paris St Germain’s Angel Di Maria was at his vintage best as he scored twice on his birthday in a 4-0 demolition of Barcelona in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday.