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Breaking: Tyson Fury Beats Deontay Wilder With Incredible Performance (Photos/Video)

    Tyson Fury is the WBC heavyweight champion of the world! Fury proved the bookies and experts wrong by stopping Deontay Wilder, handing the American his first loss, something he promised to do. #ANDTHENEW WBC CHAMPION OF THE WORLD… TYSOOOOOON FURYYYYYY!! #WBC #CONQUEReverything #Boxing #WilderFury2 pic.twitter.com/jjLmdWA67q — World Boxing Council (@WBCBoxing) February 23, 2020   The Gypsy King was ...

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Ticket goes for $10,000 as Wilder, Fury battle in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will face each other again almost 15 months on from a controversial draw that left punters desperate for a re-run of their thrilling affair in Los Angeles. Tickets in Las Vegas are exchanging hands for thousands of dollars, the fighters are volleying spiteful words at one another with gusto and pundits who have frequented Sin ...

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Raheem Sterling poses with Real Madrid shirt as he responds to transfer speculation

Raheem Sterling has not ruled out playing for Real Madrid in the future but insists he is “really happy” at Manchester City for now. The 25-year-old is a reported transfer target for Real following City’s two-year ban from European football for breaching Financial Fair Play rules. Sterling, who posed with Real Madrid and City shirts over his shoulders, has been ...

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Super Eagles retain 31st position in the latest FIFA ranking

The Super Eagles have retained their 31st position in the latest FIFA ranking. According to the index released on Thursday by the football governing body, Nigeria is third in Africa behind the Teranga Lions of Senegal and Tunisia. The West and North African countries are 20th and 27th respectively on the world stage. Algeria and Morocco who also sit 35 ...

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Barcelona sign Martin Braithwaite from Leganés

Spanish club, Deportivo Leganés’ player, Martin Braithwaite has signed a contract with the FC Barcelona till 2024 with the buy out clause set at 300 million euros. The La Liga champions in a private contract signing at the Palco President Suñol room paid the 18 million euros buyout clause for the Denmark international, who scored eight goals in 20 matches ...

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Ighalo makes first Europa League trip with Man United

Manchester United have confirmed Odion Ighalo has been registered for the Europa League and will be eligible for the upcoming tie against Club Brugge. “The deadline-day arrival from Shanghai Shenhua could be involved when the Reds travel to Belgium in the round of 32 on Thursday, February, 20,” the club said on its website. Ighalo made his debut as a ...

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Arsene Wenger has NO sympathy for Man City Europian ban

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he has little sympathy for Manchester City over their ban from European competition, especially as he regularly lost some of his best players to their wealthy Premier League rivals. “The rules are what they are and people who don’t respect them… have to be punished,” said Wenger at the Laureus World Sports Awards in ...

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Casillas announces he would run for Spanish FA President

Former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas has confirmed he is to run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation. Casillas, who won 167 caps for his country, is to stand against current president Luis Rubiales when the election is held later this year. Should Casillas be elected for the four-year term through to 2024, it would signal the end of ...

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Ighalo makes Manchester United history with debut against Chelsea

  Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.   200 – Odion Ighalo is the 200th player to make an appearance for @ManUtd in the @premierleague, and is the first Nigerian to do so. Cinematic. #CHEMUN pic.twitter.com/n5j9W2R7nf — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 17, 2020   With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men leading 2-0 a Stamford ...

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Chelsea 0-2 Manchester United: Martial and Maguire boost Champions League hopes

  Manchester United closed ground on the Champions League places as Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire struck to claim a vital 2-0 win over Chelsea, who were twice denied by VAR. Despite heading into Monday’s meeting at Stamford Bride having taken just four points in 2020, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side moved to within a win of their opponents as they completed a Premier League double ...

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg dies at 87

  Former Manchester United and Northern Ireland goalkeeper Harry Gregg has died at the age of 87. Gregg was one of the survivors of the Munich air disaster in 1958 which claimed the lives of 23 people, and was heralded for his role in rescuing other passengers that day, including team-mates Sir Bobby Charlton, Dennis Viollet and Jackie Blanchflower. He ...

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Arsenal 4-0 Newcastle United: Arteta celebrates second league win as Lacazette ends drought

  Arsenal were not wholly convincing for long periods at home to Newcastle United, but four second-half goals clinched all three points. Alexandre Lacazette scored for the first time since December to put the gloss on a much-needed 4-0 win for Arsenal and head coach Mikel Arteta against Newcastle United on Sunday. Arsenal came into the clash at Emirates Stadium level on points with ...

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NBA names all-star award to honour Kobe Bryant

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that the All-Star Game MVP award will now be called the Kobe Bryant Award as players lined up to pay tribute to the late NBA icon on Saturday. “Kobe Bryant is synonymous with NBA all-star and embodies the spirit of this global celebration of our game,” Silver said. “He always relished the opportunity to compete ...

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Why NFF made Yobo Eagles’ assistant coach – Pinnick

President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has given reasons for Joseph Yobo’s appointment as Super Eagles assistant coach. Mixed reactions have trailed the decision of the NFF to pick Yobo, a former captain of the national team, as Gernot Rohr’s assistant. Even some of Yobo’s fellow ex-internationals questioned the 2013 AFCON winner’s experience and qualification for the Eagles job. But ...

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Liverpool qualify for next season’s Champions League after beating Norwich

  Liverpool have sealed their place in next season’s Champions League through their 1-0 win over Norwich on Saturday, assuming Manchester City’s suspension from the competition is upheld.   Sadio Mane’s strike 78 minutes into the tie sealed the three points for the Reds, who are now on 76 points after just 26 matches   Jurgen Klopp’s team are now 25 points ahead of ...

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Man City banned from Champions League for two years and fined €30m

  Manchester City have been banned from competing in the Champions League for two years. UEFA handed down the punishment, which includes a €30 million fine (£25m/$33m), to the Premier League giants for breaching Financial Fair Play rules. Following an investigation, the Adjudicatory Chamber of UEFA’s Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) found City guilty of “overstating its sponsorship revenue” between 2012 and 2016. The ...

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Manchester city may sack me If i don’t beat real – Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he could be sacked if he fails to beat Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League. Guardiola has won five major trophies in three seasons at the Etihad, but a failure to progress beyond the quarter-finals of the Champions League has been the big disappointment of his reign. Guardiola’s side trail ...

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Tokyo 2020: Liverpool and Egypt set to clash over Salah

Mohamed Salah’s potential involvement at Tokyo 2020 will be a decision for the player and his club Liverpool, says Egypt coach Shawky Gharib. The forward, 27, is on Egypt’s provisional 50-man list for the football tournament, which will hold its final on 8 August – the first day of the 2020-21 Premier League season. “We cannot force Salah to participate ...

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Odion Ighalo banned from Man Utd training ground

Odion Ighalo has been banned from Manchester United’s training ground over fears of a potential coronavirus risk. Ighalo, on loan at United from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua until the end of the season, has been working with a personal trainer at a separate location in Manchester. The striker was instructed to train away from United’s AON Training Complex for health ...

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