Football

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Manuel Pellegrini says the spirit among his players is still good

Title-chasing City were held to a 2-2 home draw on Wednesday, a result that leaves them six points behind leaders Liverpool with a game in hand. The Chilean said: “Of course it was a disappointment because we always want to win every game but like I said before that game, playing against relegation teams is

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Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus Clashes with teammate Weidenfeller

The Daily Mail says towards the end of Tuesday’s German Cup semi-final tie against Wolfsburg, Reus caught the brunt of an angry rant from goalkeeper Weidenfeller. Weidenfeller was allegedly aggrieved at Reus’ lack of energy tracking back. Though the keeper dismissed it as “a tactical direction”, Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp admitted that he “was forced

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Casilla insists he is not eyeing a move away from Spain this summer

The 27-year-old goalkeeper is a regular for Los Periquitos, and his fine form has attracted interest from the Premier League duo as well as the likes of Barcelona in Spain. However, Casilla has no interest in a move away from the Catalan club, revealing he feels he owes his employers for standing by him. “My

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Manuel Pellegrini says the spirit among his players is still good

Title-chasing City were held to a 2-2 home draw on Wednesday, a result that leaves them six points behind leaders Liverpool with a game in hand. The Chilean said: “Of course it was a disappointment because we always want to win every game but like I said before that game, playing against relegation teams is

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Ajaccio goalie ‘Ochoa’ on Milan radar

The agent of 28-year-old Ajaccio goal-keeper ‘Guillermo Ochoa’ has claimed that Serie-A outfit AC Milan are interested in signing the Mexico international this summer. Milan have long been linked with a new goalkeeper to battle it out with ‘Christian Abbiati’ for the No.1 position at San Siro and are believd to have identified the Mexican

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Eden Hazard may miss Atletico Madrid match

The 23-year-old Belgium forward will miss Saturday’s Premier League clash at home to Sunderland due to a calf problem. And Holland says Hazard is now facing a race against time to be fit for the trip to Spain. “He hasn’t trained yet but that doesn’t definitely rule him out of the game on Tuesday,” said

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Roy Hodgson : Italy’s Pirlo the biggest threat against England

Juventus midfielder Pirlo, 34, was man-of-the-match when Italy knocked England out of Euro 2012, and the two teams meet again in their World Cup opener in Manaus on 14 June. “In the last 10 years, he has made Italy play,” said the England manager. “We have respect for everyone but if I have to give

US Sports

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David Beckham waterfront stadium opposed by billionaire and shipping alliance

An alliance of shipping interests and a billionaire car dealer launched a newspaper ad on Monday protesting retired English footballer David Beckham’s plans for a football stadium at the port of Miami, saying it threatens the city’s plans to capitalize on the expansion of the Panama Canal. The ad, entitled “Here We Go Again,” asserts

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The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds were locked together at 7-7

The Atlanta Braves got two homers from Dan Uggla, the second of which was a grand slam in the ninth inning, to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 at Citizens Bank Park. Evan Gattis also homered twice for the victorious Braves. There was also late drama in California as pinch-hitter John Jaso smashed a two-run home

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David Beckham waterfront stadium opposed by billionaire and shipping alliance

An alliance of shipping interests and a billionaire car dealer launched a newspaper ad on Monday protesting retired English footballer David Beckham’s plans for a football stadium at the port of Miami, saying it threatens the city’s plans to capitalize on the expansion of the Panama Canal. The ad, entitled “Here We Go Again,” asserts

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DeSean Jackson has agreed to join NFC East rivals Washington Redskins.

The three-time Pro Bowl receiver was released by the Philadelphia Eagles last week amid concerns about his attitude and off-field activity. The NFC East rival Redskins will add him to an offense that features quarterback Robert Griffin III and NFL receptions leader Pierre Garcon. Jackson spent much of Tuesday at Redskins Park while his agent

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John Gibson marked his NHL debut with an 18-save shutout

John Gibson marked his NHL debut with an 18-save shutout as Anaheim Ducks eliminated Vancouver Canucks from play-off contention with a 3-0 victory. Daniel Winnik, Kyle Palmieri and Matt Beleskey all scored for the Ducks, who are now three points clear of San Jose Sharks at the top of the Pacific Division. And in Monday’s

African sports

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SANI KAITA Joined ENYIMBA FC On a Three Month Loan Deal

Former Nigeria Midfielder Sani Kaita has joined the two time African Champion Enyimba fc on a three month loan deal. The former Sparta Rotterdam player is most famous for his red card following a challenge on Vasilis Torosidis in Nigeria’s 2-1 defeat to Greece at the 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa. “It is

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BAYELSA UNITED To Face SEWE SPORT In The Next Round Of CAF Confedrations Cup

The only remaining Nigeria representative in the continental competition BAYELSA UNITED will battle an Ivorian team in the next round of the Caf Confederations Cup in the weekend of 18-20th April in Abidjan in the first leg while the 2nd leg will be played in Sapele stadium in Nigeria the following weekend. The Restoration Boys

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TP Mazembe slumped to a 2-1 defeat in Côte d’Ivoire against Sewe Sport,

Belgian-Tunisian coach Nasredin Nabi took Sudanese club Al Hilal to his former team AC Leopards with whom he won the CAF Confederation Cup in 2012 and secured an important 1-1 draw, which leaves the tie wide open ahead of the return leg. Four-time champions TP Mazembe slumped to a 2-1 defeat in Côte d’Ivoire against

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NFF Set To Abolish Match Fixing And Corruption In Nigerian Football

The Nigeria Football Federation NFF in its efforts to curb the idea of match fixing and corruption in the leagues have appointed Dr. Mohammed Sanusi as Integrity Officer to see to the issue of match fixing and corruption in Nigeria Football. Sanusi has a doctorate degree holder in sport administration and has been in administration

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DOLPHINS FC Media Officer Described SHARKS FC As Their Noisy Neighbour

Dolphins’ media officer, China Acheru has described Sharks as their noisy neighbours. Dolphins will be away to Sharks in the League on Saturday and Acheru says Sharks have been all noise and no achievements since their formation as a football club. “From 1972 to 2014 makes it 42 years and the only thing they have

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SANI KAITA Joined ENYIMBA FC On a Three Month Loan Deal

Former Nigeria Midfielder Sani Kaita has joined the two time African Champion Enyimba fc on a three month loan deal. The former Sparta Rotterdam player is most famous for his red card following a challenge on Vasilis Torosidis in Nigeria’s 2-1 defeat to Greece at the 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa. “It is

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Nigeria National League NNL Week 11 Fixtures And Venues

The Nigeria National League NNL enter week 11 this weekend as the battle for promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL is heating up. Kwara United travelling to Jos to take on Plateau United as Wikki Tourist welcome Kogi United in Group A. Rejuvenated Prime fc will lay ambush for Akwa Starlets as Ekiti

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SANI KAITA Joined ENYIMBA FC On a Three Month Loan Deal

Former Nigeria Midfielder Sani Kaita has joined the two time African Champion Enyimba fc on a three month loan deal. The former Sparta Rotterdam player is most famous for his red card following a challenge on Vasilis Torosidis in Nigeria’s 2-1 defeat to Greece at the 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa. “It is

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Enugu Rangers get cash incentive to beat Kano Pillars

Enugu Rangers players have been handed a cash incentive to beat Kano Pillars when they play host to the reigning champions in this weekend’s Week 3 encounter of the Glo Premier League. Rangers lost 2-1 to Enyimba in the Oriental Derby last week, and in a bid to motivate the team, some senior officials of

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OSUN BABES Set To Roast EDO QUEENS

After two consecutive away defeats,to both Rivers Angels and Bayelsa Queens,Osun babes football club of osogbo this weekend will leave nothing unturned,to give its teeming fans,nothing but victory,when they meet their counterparts,Edo Queens(Inneh Queens) of Edo state in the week 8 fixture of the NWPL(nigerian Women premier league). Talking to the Media Officer of the

Rugby

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Widnes centre Stefan Marsh sign a two-year contract extension

Centre Stefan Marsh will be staying with Widnes Vikings until at least the end of the 2016 season after signing a new two-year deal. The 23-year-old joined the club on loan from Wigan in 2010 and spent the 2012 season with the Vikings before signing permanently ahead of the 2013 campaign. Marsh has played 40

Tennis

Boxing

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David Haye hinted he may feature in boxing match

The former WBA heavyweight champion required reconstructive surgery on his right shoulder after injuring it in training for February’s ill-fated clash with Tyson Fury. The 33-year-old was told by doctors to ‘seriously consider retirement’ following November’s five-hour operation, with Haye admitting; “If I’m now destined to have won the European Championship, the unified World Cruiserweight

Cricket

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Peter Moores is to be named England head coach

Paul Downton the managing director of England Cricket, will announce the new appointment at Lord’s at 10.30am, and he will be accompanied by the new coach and skipper Alastair Cook. Lancashire coach Moores is set to return for a second stint in the top job, having been removed from the post in 2009 after a

Golf

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Larrazabal dives into a lake after being attacked by a swarm of hornets

Spanish golfer Pablo Larrazabal had to dive into a lake at the Malaysian Open after being attacked by a swarm of hornets during his second round at the tournament. The 30-year-old initially tried to swat the insects away with one of his clubs, but was forced to pause his round to dive fully-clothed into the

formula1

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Maldonado held his hands up to a pair of mistakes he made

Maldonado who carries a five-place grid penalty into this Sunday’s grand prix for flipping Esteban Gutierrez’s Sauber in Bahrain, did little to dispel his reputation as one of the grid’s more erratic drivers on Friday via incidents in each of the two practice sessions. The most damaging to both his session, and his Lotus car,

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