Sports

Year 2018 in Sports: Nigerians’ joy, heartache, regrets

One of the highpoints of 2018 for Nigeria was its debut appearance at the Winter Olympics.

Klopp and Emery. [PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Times]

Liverpool v Arsenal: Can the Gunners upset the Reds?

Liverpool are unbeaten so far this season in the EPL.

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CAF Champions League: Nigeria’s Lobi Stars get tough draw

Rangers International of Nigeria have been drawn against Bantu FC.

Peter Hill-Wood [Photo: Sky News]

Former Arsenal chairman, Hill-Wood, dies

Ill-health forced Hill-Wood to step down from the position in June 2013.

Arsenal Vs Liverpool logos used to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: 90Min.in]

Four matches to watch this weekend

The battle for the title and the quest for a top-four finish are the two clear goals for Liverpool and Arsenal.

Napoli defender, Kalidou Koulibaly. [PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Mail]

The complex, interwoven marriage between racism and football

None of the major league would have grown into the cash behemoths they are today without the mixture of playing and coaching personnel from all around the world.

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Substitute Ronaldo saves 10-man Juve’s unbeaten record

Juventus, with 16 wins and two draws from 18 games, have 50 points.

Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola. [Photo credit: Liverpool FC]

EPL: Man City lose again as Liverpool extend lead

The loss means City drop to the third position on the EPL table.

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ANALYSIS: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly sides of the 19th National Sports Festival

Aside the drawbacks, the Abuja Festival had memorable performances that would linger in the minds of many.

Timothy Weah. [PHOTO CREDIT: Egypt Today]

George Weah’s son to join Celtic on loan from PSG

Weah has played only three times for PSG this season.

Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard celebrates Chelsea's goals

Four top matches to watch on Boxing Day

City need to recover while Inter and Napoli cannot afford to blink.

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Watch Iwobi, Kalu, Onyekuru, other Nigerian players score in Europe

Arsenal are fifth on the league table, tied with Chelsea on 37 points.

Harry Kane teammates celebrates after a goal

Kane, Son rip Everton apart as Tottenham win 6-2

Spurs have had to cope with the unwanted attention of Pochettino being linked with the Manchester United job.

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Pogba thanks Mourinho for helping him improve

Mourinho was sacked on Tuesday by Manchester United.

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EPL Round-Up: Iwobi scores for Arsenal as Chelsea, Man City suffer shock defeats

Manchester United enjoyed a comfortable win in their first match since Jose Mourinho was sacked last week.

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CAF Champions League: Lobi Stars advance into group stage

Though Lobi Stars had lost the first leg 3-1, Saturday’s 2-0 win ensured that they progressed via the away goals’ rule.

Troubled Nigerian league must start January 13 – NFF

The league has been suspended since before the start of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Anthony Joshua receiving the OBE from Prince Charles

Boxing Champion Anthony Joshua receives OBE award

The Nigerian-born wrestler holds four title-belts.

France Vs Croatia World CUp final 2018

Russia 2018 is best watched World Cup – FIFA

The final between France and Croatia attracted 1.12 billion viewers.

Victor Moses celebrates goal

Moses’ Chelsea C of O has again been revoked, it’s time to move

Victor Moses has gone from a seldom-seen outcast to key player to seldom-seen outcast again, in a topsy-turvy Chelsea career.

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Four Matches To Watch: Rangers battle USM, Juve host Roma

Everton also play host to Tottenham

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AFCON U-17: Golden Eaglets to face hosts, Tanzania

There are only two groups.

Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard celebrates Chelsea's goals

Hazard fires Chelsea into League Cup semi-final

Tottenham also defeated Arsenal to qualify for the semi-final.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. [PHOTO CREDIT: Fox Sports]

Manchester United pick Solskjaer as caretaker manager

Solskjaer’s first game in charge will be against one of his former clubs, Cardiff City, on Saturday.

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I never expected to have so much success, Messi says

He was awarded for being the top goal scorer in Europe, last season.