Categories Archives: Sports

30 Die Watching Man United, Anderlecht in Calabar.

About 30 people who were watching the match between Manchester United and Anderlecht clubs in the ongoing Europa League died at a viewing centre in Calabar on Thursday night. They were electrocuted while the injured had since been taken to the University ...

Bus Rams Medical Doctor While Jogging in Lagos.

An ash colour Sienna with number plate LSD 111 BC rammed a medical doctor at Osapa Area, Lekki/Ajah Area of Lagos, breaking his bones on Friday. The driver of the bus, which was conveying seven passengers from Lekki to Victoria Island had lost control due ...

Lionel Messi Banned for Four Games By FIFA.

The world governing body for football, FIFA has slapped Argentine and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi with a four match ban after an incident in their CONMEBOL world cup qualifying match against Chile which they won by a lone goal. Messi threw a foul mou ...

FIFA Bans Ghanaian Referee Joseph Lamptey for Life.

Federation de Internationale Football Association (FIFA) has just disclosed that Joseph Lamptey a Ghanaian referee has been banned for life for what it calls “match manipulation”. The ban on the said referee results from a contentious decision ...

Champions League Draw: Juve To Face Barca.

The draws for the UEFA champions league have just come in with mouth watering ties lined up for the viewing pleasure of football fans and lovers in Europe and all across the world. Spanish giants, Barcelona and Real Madrid have been given tough tests in t ...

Europa League Round Up.

The second leg ties for the last 16 round were played yesterday as there were just few surprises as those that were expected to progress to the next round made it. Manchester United had a straightforward job to do and they did it without much fuss as they ...

Europa League Round-up: Man U Draw As Lyon Trash Roma.

The last 16 round of Europe’s second tier football competition, the Europa league have kicked off and there were a few surprises in store as the first round of games were played on Thursday night across the continent. Manchester United were held to a dr ...

Once Again, FIFA Bans Amos Adamu for Two Years.

Corruption and unprofessionalism never seem to be far from football administration in Nigeria as one of Nigeria’s highest ranking sports administrators, Amos Adamu, has been banned by the Federation de Internationale Football association (FIFA), Ethics ...

Champions League, Europa League Round Up.

Games were played yesterday in the champions league and also in the Europa league on Wednesday with the major talking point the match between premiership champions, Leicester City and Europa league winners, Sevilla in Spain. Leicester have had a very turb ...

Champions League: Leverkusen 2-4 Atletico Madrid.

Recent two time losing finalists, Atletico Madrid made a strong claim to their chances of qualifying for the quarter finals as they scored 4 away goals to take charge of their Champions League last-16 tie against Bayer Leverkusen. Atletico haven’t been ...

Bash Ali Discharged from Hospital.

60-year-old Nigerian boxer, who is trying to enter the record books as the oldest boxer to win a title has just been discharged in the National Hospital Abuja where he was being treated for injuries allegedly sustained from an attack he said was carried o ...