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Egypt FA say Salah wanted to play at Tokyo 2020 but Liverpool refused

Mohamed Salah wanted to play at this month's Olympic Games in Tokyo only for Liverpool to refuse permission, the chairman of Egypt's FA has said.Clubs are not obliged to release players as the men's Olympic football tournament is not...

Ex Nigeria int’l basketball star Ime Udoka named Boston Celtics coach

The 43-year-old was recruited by the Celtics' outgoing head coach Brad Stevens, who has been promoted to the team's president of basketball operations to replace Danny Ainge.Udoka arrives in Boston after stints as an assistant coach with the San...

Gambia national team boycotts meeting with President Barrow over bonuses

The Gambia's national football team has boycotted a meeting with the country's President Adama Barrow in a row over their bonuses for qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations finals.The players have written to The Gambia Football Federation (GFF)...

Manchester United undone by Everton’s last minute equaliser

Manchester United missed the chance to move level on points with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League after Dominic Calvert-Lewin's 95th-minute equaliser salvaged a 3-3 draw for Everton at Old Trafford.Edinson Cavani and Bruno Fernandes put...

FIFA bans CAF president Ahmad Ahmad for 5 years

The head of Confederation of African football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad has been suspended by FIFA for five years for corruption, the global governing body announced on Monday.Ahmad, from Madagascar, has been president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)...

Ex-world athletics head, Diack sentenced to two years in prison for corruption

From FRANCE 24 with REUTERS and APThe former head of world athletics’ governing body, Lamine Diack, was convicted in France on Wednesday of corruption in a Russian doping scandal and sentenced to spend at least two years in jail.Diack,...

Why Barcelona and Messi parting maybe mutually beneficial

When six time ballon d'or winner and FC Barcelona icon Lionel Messi, dropped the bombshell that he wants to leave FC Barcelona to ply his trade elsewhere, the football World was expectedly rattled.Prompting pundits who cannot imagine the Argentine...

Crystal Palace signs British born Nigerian forward, Eberechi Eze

British born Nigerian, Eberechi Oluchi Eze has became Crystal Palace second most expensive signing and Roy Hodgson's most, in his time as the club manager, after signing for a reported £20 million ($26.5 million) from second-tier Queens Park Rangers.Hodgson...

Man Utd captain Maguire released after 2 nights in police custody

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was released from Greek police custody Saturday, TV footage showed, pending a hearing on assault charges on the island of Mykonos.Local TV footage showed Maguire leaving a courthouse on neighbouring Syros island, apparently accompanied...

Aubameyang strikes twice as Arsenal beat City to reach 21st FA Cup final

Arsenal reached a record 21st FA Cup final as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's double clinched a shock 2-0 win over holders Manchester City at Wembley on Saturday.Gunners boss Mikel Arteta outwitted City manager Pep Guardiola with an astute counter-attacking scheme and...
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Nearly a score killed in road ambush by Islamist militants in east DR Congo

At least 16 people, including six women and two children, have been killed in a suspected Islamist militant attack...
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