Anichebe joins Chinese club

Nigeria striker Victor Anichebe has been snapped up by Chinese second tier side Beijing Enterprises on a free transfer. Anichebe

Sanchez becomes Chile’s all-time top scorer

Alexis Sanchez did not just make the headline for stabbing home Chile’s sixth minute goal against Germany, he also made

Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semis

Portugal are set to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for Saturday’s clash against New Zealand as the Euro 2016 winners look to

Stoke dismiss Shaqiri transfer speculation

Stoke City midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is “settled” at the Premier League club and will not be sold in the transfer

Chile and Germany set for semis

Alexis Sanchez refused to be drawn on his Arsenal future after becoming Chile’s all-time top-scorer in Thursday’s 1-1 draw with

Sundowns hold Esperance in Rades

Esperance de Tunis and Mamelodi Sundowns played to a goalless stalemate in their CAF Champions League clash early on Thursday

Guerreiro confirms fractured leg

Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro will miss the rest of the Confederations Cup after revealing on Thursday that he has been

Giants Germany, Chile in epic battle

Germany and Chile clash for control of Group B at the Confederations Cup on Thursday with Germany coach Joachim Loew

Heartland to honour Emeteole

Nigeria National League (NNL) side Heartland will observe one minute of silence in honour of departed former player and coach,

Man United cleared in Pogba deal

Fifa have cleared Manchester United but opened disciplinary proceedings against Juventus over Paul Pogba’s world record transfer, football’s governing body

Mourinho refutes tax-fraud accusations

Jose Mourinho’s advisers have hit back at accusations that the Manchester United manager failed to pay millions of euros in

Fifa probes Uganda FA chief

The head of Uganda’s football association Moses Magogo said on Tuesday he was under investigation by Fifa over his alleged

You are and idot! – Maradona Blasts ‘Poor’ Dani Alves

Argentina legend, Diego Maradona, has called Dani Alves “an idiot” for criticising his passing ability. Alves, a former Barcelona player

‘Video tech is the future of football’

Fifa president Gianni Infantino on Monday strongly defended the use of video assistant referees (VAR) during the first round of

No other club offer for Ronaldo – Real boss

There has been no interest from any club in Real Madrid’s star player Cristiano Ronaldo, who has threatened to leave

Australia make Germans sweat

A youthful Germany side weathered a second-half fightback by Australia to open their Confederations Cup campaign with a 3-2 win

We have shown Cameroon how to beat Nigeria – Bafana star

South Africa forward Themba Zwane who starred in their 2-0 win over Nigeria says Bafana Bafana have shown the rest

Germany begin quest for Confed title

World champions Germany kick off their Fifa Confederations Cup campaign against Australia at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia on

Heavyweight boxer Tim Hague dies after fight

A former UFC fighter has died after succumbing to injuries suffered in a brutal knock out he suffered in a

Nicola Philippaerts: Why HH Carlos Z is the horse of a lifetime

Belgian showjumper Nicola Philippaerts is widely regarded as one of the best young riders in the world. And a third-place

US Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins maiden major title

He took the road less traveled and it made all the difference as Brooks Koepka clinched his maiden major title

Late goals hand Chile winning start

Arturo Vidal’s late header helped Chile to a 2-0 win over Cameroon in their Confederations Cup Group B opener in

Portugal held by Mexico

Cristiano Ronaldo brushed off speculation about his Real Madrid future, although Portugal conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw

Asamoah not leaving Juve, says agent

Ghana’s Kwadwo Asamoah does not seem to want to leave Italian double winners Juventus, his agent has disclosed. This comes

Germany expect tough Confed Cup start

World champions Germany will pit an inexperienced line-up against Australia in their Confederations Cup opener on Monday with striker Timo

Russia beat NZ in Confed opener

Hosts Russia got off to a winning start at the Confederations Cup on Saturday, Fedor Smolov’s second-half goal sealing a

Ronaldo eyes more silver at Confed Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo will put speculation over his club future firmly to one side as he leads European champions Portugal into

Crystal Palace join race for Iheanacho

English Premier League outfit Crystal Palace have become the latest club to be linked with a move for Nigeria striker

Chelsea host Burnley in PL opener

Chelsea will open the defence of their Premier League title at home to Burnley when the season kicks off on

US Open 2017: Blimp crashes, pilot injured, as Fowler sets early pace

The blimp fell out of the sky and burst into flames as the world’s best golfers competed in the first

The Afghan skiers harboring unlikely Olympic dreams

In a sport often associated with glitz, glamor, and wealth, what’s going on at Bamyan Ski Club in Afghanistan is

Rohr’s selections to be scrutinized

Feelers from the Nigeria Football Federation suggest that there will be some changes as regards how players are invited for

Rooney in focus as China transfer window opens

Some of football’s biggest names remain linked with a move to China but a 100 percent tax on transfer fees

Isaacs signs new deal for Ajax

Erwin Isaacs has signed for another two years at Ajax Cape Town, the club announced on Thursday. Their twitter account

Roger Federer suffers surprise defeat to Tommy Haas at Stuttgart Open

It was not a happy return to tennis for Roger Federer in Germany. In his first competitive match following an

Hammers reschedule opening home game

West Ham United’s first home game of the 2017-18 Premier League campaign against Southampton will be rescheduled as the London

Chelsea host Burnley in PL opener

Chelsea will open the defence of their Premier League title at home to Burnley when the season kicks off on

Costa Rica strengthen World Cup hand

Costa Rica strengthened their hold on second place in the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying group after securing a 2-1 home

Everton set to land Pickford

Everton have agreed a £30 million deal to sign Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, according to British media reports on Tuesday.

Qatar coach in shock ‘resignation’

Qatar national coach Jorge Fossati stunned his own federation by apparently resigning moments after his team beat South Korea to

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.4m tax evasion

Real Madrid and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding Spanish authorities of $16.4

Brazil thrash Australia in Confed warm-up

Brazil scored after 12 seconds away to Australia before completing a 4-0 rout in a friendly on Tuesday to hand

AC Milan sign Porto striker Andre Silva

Italy’s AC Milan have signed striker Andre Silva from Porto for a fee that could rise to 40 million euros

Proper balance key to Eagles progressing

How did the unthinkable happen? The defeat against the South Africans is not to be categorized under an old adage

F1: Lewis Hamilton dominates Canada GP, closes gap to Vettel

Lewis Hamilton has closed the gap on championship leader Sebastian Vettel after a commanding victory at Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.

Russia readies for World Cup with a year to go

Despite fears over security and construction delays at several stadiums, Russia looks largely on course one year from the kick-off

Rohr still confident in his young team

Super Eagles coach Genard Rohr has wiped the egg off his face and promised Nigerian football fans that his team

England crowned U20WC champions

Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored and Freddie Woodman saved a penalty as England beat Venezuela 1-0 to win the Under-20 World Cup

Saudi Arabia outlaws wearing Barcelona shirt, prescribes 15yrs jail term for offenders

Wearing a Barcelona shirt in Saudi Arabia now carries a risk of €135,000 fine and up to 15 years in

South Africa beat Nigeria 2-0

South Africa recorded their first-ever competitive victory over Nigeria on Saturday, winning in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier