FA Denies Onazi Work Permit to Play for Championship Side Birmingham

Onazi was looking to revive his stuttering career with the English second-tier club after severing ties with Turkish side Trabzonspor in the summer over unpaid wages.

Real Madrid Brush Aside Barca to Win Super Cup

Barca, without skipper Andres Iniesta, lacked fluidity in their buildup and only threatened sporadically with a volley from Luis Suarez that sailed over the bar and Lionel Messi’s run at goal moments later.
Floyd Mayweather Predicts McGregor KO

Ain’t Fu**ing This Up!…Mayweather Vows off Sex Before McGregor Fight

After the media bluster and verbal jousts leading up to the bout, Mayweather has announced that he's putting business before pleasure and won't have sex before fightnight
Blessing Okagbare

‘Govt to Blame for Nigeria’s Athletics No-show’ – Sprint Coach Okon

Okon, who was in charge of technical matters in Nigeria’s participation for the blue riband event, said the team was undone by a paucity of runners which necessitated his decision to run Abike Egbeniyi who arrived London a night before in the 4x400m relay where Nigeria narrowly missed out on a medal.
Messi and CR7

Buffon, Messi and Ronaldo Shortlisted for Uefa Player of the Year

The prestigious award will be presented at the Champions League group stage draw on Aug. 24, with Real Madrid star Ronaldo odds-on favourite to win it for the third time in four years after leading Los Blancos to become the first club to retain the trophy.
Serena

Serena Williams Dishes on Race, Post-Pregnancy Tennis & More in Explosive Interview

Williams says she wants to return as early as January to defend her Australian Open title.
Bolt

Usain Bolt to Feature for Man United Legends Against Barcelona

Bolt, an ardent Manchester United fan, is to be named in the star-studded line-up for the Red Devils’ legends match against Barcelona coming up in September.
Kayode off to City

Olarewaju Kayode Joins Man City on 4-Year Deal

Kayode finished as the top scorer in Austria's top flight last season with 17 goals in 33 games, and was named Austrian Player of the Year.

‘More Alive than Ever’ – Neymar Dazzles on PSG Debut

All that was missing on an impressive debut was a goal of his own and that arrived eight minutes from the end as Neymar finished from close range following a Cavani cutback.

Ronaldo Scores and Gets Sent off as Madrid beat Barca 3-1 in the Super...

His “shirt off” celebration was an obvious dig at fierce rival Lionel Messi, who famously celebrated in the same way when he netted a stoppage-time winner at the Bernabeu last season.

Lukaku Double in United Romp: CHAN Eagles Fall in Benin

Jose Mourinho’s men could have won by a wider margin in what was an impressive all-round display
Usain Bolt Injured in Final Race as Team GB Win 4x100 Gold

Bolt Injured in Final Race as Team GB Win 4×100 Gold

The Jamaican legend was ramping into warp speed when the sprint turned into a somersault as something gave in his left hamstring.

I’m on Fire! Mourinho Sounds Championship Warning to Rivals

The Portuguese manager feels he has reignited the flame of success at Old Trafford and there’s no stopping them now

Premier League: Burnley Stun Chelsea, Rooney Scores on Everton Return

Antonio Conte’s men further reduced the deficit after David Luiz latched onto a Morata flick, but Burnley held on in the final stages to secure all three points.
Costa

Bad Business! Diego Costa Drags Chelsea to Court over Transfer Sabotage

The reigning champions have refused to comment on the latest impasse with their wantaway striker, with head coach Antonio Conte saying he doesn't know when the striker might return to London.
Floyd Mayweather Predicts McGregor KO

‘It’s Different when you get in There with Floyd’ – Mayweather Vows to Knock...

Casually dressed in a black T-shirt and shorts, the undefeated 40-year-old brushed off suggestions that the left-handed McGregor might cause him problems.
Chelsea Begin Title Defence, Spanish Super Cup; European Leagues Previews and Predictions

Chelsea Begin Title Defence, Spanish Super Cup; European Leagues Previews and Predictions

This will be Barcelona’s first competitive match since losing inspirational forward, Neymar, to PSG. What would Barcelona without Neymar look like? You can be sure Real Madrid would give us an expose.
Olivier Giroud bailed the Gunners

Arsenal Edge Leicester in 7-Goal Premier League Thriller

Against a plucky Leicester side at a packed and tense Emirates Stadium, Arsene Wenger’s men scored twice in the last 10 minutes – first through substitute Aaron Ramsey before the much-maligned Giroud headed in the winner off Granit Xhaka’s corner.
‘You be Odogwu’ – Okocha Sparks Controversy Over Neymar Comparison

‘You be Odogwu’ – Okocha Sparks Controversy Over Neymar Comparison

Okocha moved to PSG for a then African record £10million ($17million) deal after dazzling with the Eagles at the France 1998 World Cup.
Super Eagles

Nigeria v Cameroon: Supporters Club Launch Operation Tame the Lions

According to the world-renowned supporters club, the campaign is part of the strategies aimed at ensuring the Super Eagles defeat the Indomitable Lions when both rivals clash in Uyo and Limbe, Cameroon next month with the sole Group B World Cup ticket on offer.
Mbape

PSG Land Kylian Mbappe in Stunning £160million Transfer

Monaco had been insistent they wanted to hold on to the teenager despite strong interest from Real Madrid, but they were unable to resist the financial power of the Parisians who’ve shook up the summer transfer with their £360million double swoop for Mbappe and Neymar.

Point Blank! ‘United 2 Years Behind Europe’s Best’ – Mourinho

The Portuguese manager believes it will take two or more years to restore the Red Devils to their rightful place among the very best after four seasons of upheaval following Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement.

Surprise, Surprise! Mayweather tips McGregor Favourite Ahead of $1bn Fight

And as the clock counts down until their hugely-anticipated, if controversial bout, pound-for-pound king Mayweather has conceded his Irish rival, 29, has the upper hand, at least on “paper”.
rape

3 men Remanded in Prison over Attack on Nigerian League Referee

The mayhem at the Tafawa Balewa Stadium on Sunday left FIFA referee Bose Momoh with a serious injury to her eye after she was allegedly attacked with a stone by a suspected Wikki Tourist fan, Mohammed Isa, who invaded the pitch.

Barca Agree £108m for Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho

Following the agreement, Barca will deposit an initial fee of £81.6m for the 25-year-old – plus a bonus package which has the potential to see the Reds rake in a further £27.2m in extra payments over the duration of his time in Spain.
Real Madrid Beat Man United to Lift the Uefa Super Cup

Real Madrid Beat Man United to Lift the UEFA Super Cup

United boss Jose Mourinho had spoken of a gulf in class between his side and the European champions, and the difference was evident in the opening hour as the Red Devils were left chasing shadows.
Mansions, Cars and Broads! Exactly what Footballers do with their Millions

Mansions, Cars and Broads! Exactly What do Footballers do with Their Millions?

Some footballers devote resources to educational and humanitarian causes – like the Kanu Heart Foundation and Didier Drogba charity, but an overwhelming majority of footie stars will rather burn the cheese on the life of a celebrity.

Outrage as Female Fifa-Graded Referee Attacked in Nigerian League

The game ended 1-1, and the home fans were not happy with the performance of Momoh – a second assistant referee – causing a fan, identified as Mohammed Isa to invade the pitch and attack her with a stone
Ramos

‘Just Another Coach’ – Ramos Aims Jibes at Mourinho Ahead of Super Cup

Asked to compare Mourinho to current boss Zidane – who has led Madrid to back-to-back Champions League crowns along with their first LaLiga title for five years – the Spain centre-back said they’re significantly different in styles

WOW! Neymar Splashes $35m on Luxury Yacht Ahead of Paris Debut

Neymar, 25, rockin' super bright neon green shorts – looked more than happy posing for cameras and jumping off the yacht as he adjusts to a new life in France.