Sports

2022 World Cup: Qatar targets $20b sports industry ahead of FIFA World Cup
Sports

2022 World Cup: Qatar targets $20b sports industry ahead of FIFA World Cup

Qatar wants to attract more sports companies to the Gulf state, aiming to develop a $20 billion sports sector ahead of the 2022 World Cup, a senior official said on Sunday. Qatar Financial Center (QFC) – which licenses foreign companies, mostly in the finance sector, to exempt them from local ownership laws – aims to […]

Read More
Charity Match: Ferguson set for Manchester United return
Sports

Charity Match: Ferguson set for Manchester United return

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson will return to the dugout for a charity match to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the team’s treble-winning season. The English Premier League (EPL) club said on Saturday that the 77-year-old Scot would take charge of a Legends side against Bayern Munich at Old Trafford on May 26. Ferguson, […]

Read More
Europa League: Arsenal lose at BATE While Inter, Sevilla, Benfica Record win
Sports

Europa League: Arsenal lose at BATE While Inter, Sevilla, Benfica Record win

Arsenal suffered a 1-0 defeat at BATE Borisov on a night forward Alexandre Lacazette will want to forget after being sent off late in the first leg of the Europa League last 32 on Thursday. There was no such problem for heavyweights Inter Milan, Sevilla and Benfica as they all won away. Arsenal had scored […]

Read More
Sports

2030 World Cup: Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Paraguay make joint bid

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay are to submit a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera announced on Thursday. Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay had already submitted a joint bid to host the centenary edition of football’s most prestigious tournament, but Pinera said on Twitter that those countries’ presidents had agreed […]

Read More
Tennis: World No.1 Osaka sacks coach Sascha Bajin
Sports

Tennis: World No.1 Osaka sacks coach Sascha Bajin

World tennis number one Naomi Osaka has split from her coach Sascha Bajin just 17 days after completing back-to-back Grand Slam victories at the Australian Open. “Hey everyone, I will no longer be working together with Sascha. I thank him for his work and wish him all the best in the future,” the 21-year-old Japanese […]

Read More
Cavani blow to PSG ahead of Man United Showdown
Sports

Cavani blow to PSG ahead of Man United Showdown

An injury to Edinson Cavani gave Paris Saint-Germain fresh cause for concern on Saturday as the French club’s huge Champions League showdown with Manchester United approaches. Cavani appeared to hurt his leg while taking the penalty three minutes before half-time that gave PSG a 1-0 win over Bordeaux at the Parc des Princes in Ligue […]

Read More
EPL: Jones Extends Man United Deal Until 2023
Sports

EPL: Jones Extends Man United Deal Until 2023

Manchester United defender Phil Jones has signed a new contract extension at the club until June 2023. The 26-year-old’s contract was set to run out in the summer, and the new deal has the option to extend by a further 12 months once the four-and-a-half years are up. “I am delighted to have signed a […]

Read More
Making a Case For a West African World Cup In 2030
Sports

Making a Case For a West African World Cup In 2030

Did you watch this week’s episode of The Sports Parliament on the NTA Network service? If you did not, you missed an opportunity to understand why it was to Nigeria that South Africa came in 1993, immediately after the Apartheid era, to study the dynamics of sports administration in the continent; why South Africa has hosted the […]

Read More
Flying Eagles’ Rating Vs Niger Republic
Sports

Flying Eagles’ Rating Vs Niger Republic

The lanky goalkeeper was busier than in the Flying Eagles’ previous game against South Africa but did well to keep another clean sheet for the third time in the competition. MIKE ZARUMA 5/10 Received a yellow card for his troubles. The right-back put in an average showing in the game. JAMES OZORNWAFOR 6/10 Another spirited showing from […]

Read More
Finally Emiliano Sala’s body recovered from crashed aircraft
Sports

Finally Emiliano Sala’s body recovered from crashed aircraft

A body recovered by British investigators from the submerged wreckage of a plane that went down in the Channel has been identified as that of footballer Emiliano Sala, police said on Thursday. The Argentine striker’s body was first spotted by rescuers with a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) on Sunday close to where the plane went […]

Read More
1 2 3 25