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Who is Afraid of Caster Semanya: An Opinion Piece by Ezeada Ezenwa

Because we live in a time where gender identity politics is a hot topic, it's difficult to talk about Caster Semanya without getting bogged down on controversial gender tropes. I'm weary about talking about...
Lionel Messi

Messi joins Ronaldo in 600 club in easy Barcelona win against Liverpool

Lionel Messi emerged triumphant as his late brace took him to 600 Barcelona goals and ensured the LaLiga club took charge of their Champions League semi-final tie against Liverpool with a 3-0 first-leg win. Former...

London Marathon 2019 Breaks 38 Guinness World Records

London Marathon organisers are hailing a series of records – including the highest number of women finishers in history – as they confirmed that money raised for the event since its inception in 1981...

Liverpool is ready to fight Man City for the title, Klopp Insists

Even as many believe Manchester City will maintain the lead on the table till their big win, Jurgen Klopp has insisted that Liverpool is ready to fight for the Premier League title, although he...

Peter Odemwingie Retires From Football

Peter Osaze Odemwingie is officially a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a forward and striker. Odemwingie grew up in Uzbekistan and Russia and began his career with Bendel Insurance in the Nigeria...

Super Eagles: “I am impressed with Rohr’s achievements” – Tunde Disu

Former Technical Director, Nigeria Football Federation, Olatunde Disu said that the steady improvement of the senior national team, the Super Eagles, under the Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr, really did impress him. In an interview with...

Dortmund sporting director dismisses rumours linking Sancho to United

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has dismissed rumours that 19-year-old rising star Jadon Sancho is set for a move back to Manchester. English youngster Sancho has flourished since joining Dortmund from Manchester City two...

Hand of God? Bangladeshi’s Messi drawing comes to live! (Photos)

A young Bangladeshi architect has earned fame after his digital drawing of footballer Lionel Messi was matched in real life six years later. Suhas Nahian’s 2013 artwork shows Messi dribbling past a group of players...

Juventus loses to Genoa; suffers first Serie A defeat of the season

Juventus lost its first Serie A game of the season as Stefano Sturaro and Goran Pandev sealed a memorable 2-0 win for Genoa at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on Sunday. Genoa activated its obligation to buy...

Europa League: Unai Emery hails Arsenal’s strength under pressure

Arsenal manager, Unai Emery hailed his side’s ability to cope under pressure after they came back from a 3-1 loss in the first leg of their Europa League last 16 tie. They beat French side...