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BREAKING: Tennis Star Djokovic Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic said Tuesday he has tested positive for coronavirus, joining a slew of other infected players who took part in an exhibition tennis tournament in

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100 Days After: English Premier League Returns to Action

The English Premier League makes a return to action after 100 days suspension due to the worldwide outbreak of the corona virus. The first two of the remaining 92 matches will

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Premier League Braces For Return After Virus Shutdown

The Premier League returns on Wednesday after 100 days in the deep freeze, with Liverpool on the brink of winning the title in a radically changed football universe. The English

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Atletico Madrid Forward Diego Costa Faces Trial June 4 Over Tax Fraud

Atletico Madrid and Spain forward Diego Costa is to face trial on the 4th of June for tax fraud in 2014   Prosecutors have filed a case prescribing a six

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No Positives From Latest Premier League COVID-19 Tests

There have been no positive findings from the latest round of coronavirus testing carried out in the Premier League, the English top-flight announced on Saturday. The fourth round of screening

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Man Utd Manager Solskjaer Hopeful that Ighalo Stays with Club

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday he hopes January signing, Odion Ighalo will stay at the club should the Premier League season restart next month. Former Super

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Two More People Test Positive For Coronavirus Says Premier League

England’s Premier League on Saturday said that two more individuals from two different clubs have tested positive for coronavirus, just three weeks from a proposed restart of the season. In

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Trump Hits The Golf Course As US Kicks Off Summer Season

President Donald Trump kicked off the start of the American summer season on Saturday with his first golf outing in two months, underlining his push for a return to normal

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Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr, Signs New Deal

German coach Gernot Rohr has extended his tenure as Super Eagles manager after signing a new deal on Thursday. Rohr agreed to a two and a half year contract extension with

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‘Insensitive’ Japan Olympic Coronavirus Logo Pulled After Row

A satirical mock-up depicting the Tokyo Olympics logo as the new coronavirus has been pulled after Olympic organisers branded it “insensitive” and said it infringed copyright. The design combines the

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Korean Football Club Get Record Fine Over Sex Dolls in Stands

South Korea’s FC Seoul were fined a record 100 million won ($81,000) for using sex dolls to fill seats at a match held behind closed doors, with K-League officials saying

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NBA To Issue Guidelines Around June 1 on Recalling Players

NBA teams expect the league office to issue guidelines around June 1 allowing teams to begin recalling far-flung players in anticipation of resuming the coronavirus-disrupted season, ESPN reported Wednesday. The

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NFF To Finalise Gernot Rohr’s Contract This Week

The Nigeria Football Federation has begun moves to finalise the new contract of Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr. The details of the new contract will be completed within one week.

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Premier League Players Agrees to Face Strict New Training Protocols

Premier League players are set to be subjected to a strict testing regime if they are to return to training amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to British media reports. The

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We Are Grooming Yobo For Managerial Role – Amaju

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has disclosed that Joseph Yobo is being prepared for a future role as the Super Eagles manager. Mr Pinnick noted that the

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‘Stay away’ – German Fans Warned Ahead of Bundesliga Restart

The Bundesliga returns on Saturday in empty stadiums, but German fans are being warned to stay away and authorities have warned matches could be halted if too many supporters gather

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Serie A Set for Team Training on May 18 With Adjusted Protocol – Govt

Serie A clubs can return to team training from May 18 if they make adjustments to medical protocols, the Italian government announced on Monday. The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) met

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Ibrahimovic Returns to AC Milan

AC Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to Italy on Monday after two months in his native Sweden, as Serie A prepares to resume group training in a week’s time. Ibrahimovic

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FIFA Approves Temporary Use of 5 Substitutes in Matches

World football governing body, FIFA has approved the use of five substitutions by teams during a football game. This means teams will be allowed up to five substitutions per match

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Bundesliga to Restart on May 15 After Merkel Gives Approval

The Bundesliga will resume on May 15, the German league confirmed Wednesday, after Chancellor Angela Merkel and state leaders gave the green light to restart behind closed doors following weeks

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Imo Soccer Icon, Bash Condoles Late Enugu FA Boss Family

Former Chairman of Heartland FC of Owerri, Chief Goodfaith Chibuzo Etuemena a popularly known as Bash, has commenserated with the Enugu State Football Association over the demise of its Chairman,

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Season Resumption: Barcelona, Real Madrid Players Begin COVID-19 Testing

Players at Barcelona and Real Madrid started to undergo coronavirus tests on Wednesday as La Liga clubs planned to return to restricted training ahead of the proposed resumption of the

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Judge Rules Against Equal Pay For US Women Soccer Team

A federal judge dismissed the United States women’s soccer team’s bid for equal pay on Friday, rejecting claims the players had been underpaid in a crushing defeat for the reigning

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NFF to benefit from FIFA COVID-19 grant

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is to benefit from the sum of $500,000 (about N95million)with FIFA sharing $150million to its member associations as palliative amid the hardship occasioned by the Coronavirus

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Qatar Presses On With World Cup Projects Despite COVID-19

Work on Qatar’s World Cup stadiums and mega-projects linked to the tournament have continued apace despite tough social distancing rules to stem the spread of coronavirus among the largely migrant