SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [15 JULY, 2017].



Sat, 15 Jul 2017
A total of $20,000 will be up for grabs at the 3rd edition of Lagos International Badminton Classics slated for July26-29 at the Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Disclosing this to the media during an interactive session, Chairman of Lagos State Badminton Association, Francis Orbih noted that the prize money which was []The post $20,000 up for grabs at Lagos Badminton classics appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Back at Manchester City, after having spent last season playing on loan for Valencia, French international centre-back Eliaquim Mangala (26), according to France Football, has been targeted by both Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Lyon. Spanish club decided not to buy him back for the 18 million euros release clause set on him. Former Porto and Standard Lige player is currently on a deal with Premier League giants until June 2019.The post 2 Ligue 1 giants want Mangala appeared first on Vanguard 



Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Florida State added to their depth along the offensive line after receiving a commitment from Verdis Brown.Brown announced his decision on Friday:The 4-star offensive tackle ranks 14th at his position and 154th overall in the 2018 recruiting class, per Scout. He's also the seventh-best offensive tackle in the South region.Brown originally attended Mount Carmel High School before transferring to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, last December.He was the second player from Mount Carmel to he 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Venus Williams could become the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam singles title in the Open Era when she meets Garbine Muguruza in Saturday's Wimbledon final. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
FC Robo Queens captain and forward, Rasheedat Ajibade has expressed doubt over her sides chance to clinch the Super Four spot in the ongoing top-flight. The Lagos side lost 3-1 to visitors Rivers Angels in a top-flight matchday 11 clash in Lagos on Wednesday. Ajibade, who spoke disappointingly over her teams first home defeat in []The post Ajibade unsure of NWFL Super Four appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Animosity between Mayweather and McGregor Grows 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
ARSENAL have launched a world record bid for AS Monaco superkid Kylian Mbappe. Marca says Arsenal have offered more than 123.3million for Mbappe. Boss Arsene Wenger has confirmed he's a big fan on the 18-yearold striker and this morning a monster bid was made. A bid of 'more than 140 million euros' was lodged, which [] 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
ALEXANDRE Lacazette made a stunning start to his Arsenal career by scoring on his debut to wrap up a 2-0 victory over Sydney FC. The striker netted within 14 minutes of coming off the substitutes' bench late on at a sold-out ANZ Stadium to mark his arrival for a clubrecord fee in style. It had [] 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Alexandre Lacazette made a stunning start to his Arsenal career by scoring on his debut to wrap up a 2-0 victory over Sydney FC. The striker netted within 15 minutes of coming off the substitutes bench late on at a sold-out ANZ Stadium to mark his arrival for a club-record fee in style. It had []The post Arsenals Lacazette scores on dream debut appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Arsenal boss says he's been in touch with his star man and that the contact has been "very positive" 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Arsenal boss says he's been in touch with his star man and that the contact has been "very positive" 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
GARBINE Mu g u r u z a stormed into her second Wimbledon final in three years with a 6-1, 6-1 demolition of nerveridden Magdalena Rybarikova in just 64 minutes on Centre Court on Thursday. M u g u r u z a , seeded 14th, took advantage of a woeful performance from the Slovak [] 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Monaco midfielder's confusing transfer to the Premier League club is set to finally come to an end Saturday after he completed a medical 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Monaco midfielder's confusing transfer to the Premier League club is set to finally come to an end Saturday after he completed a medical 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
With UruguayanstrikerLuis Surez set to be the new face of footballgame Pro Evolution Soccer (PES), a new trailer has been released that reminiscesover the Catalan giants' incredible Champions League turn around againstParis Saint-Germain last season. The trailer features around Barcelona for the most part, however, Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund, Schalke 04 andAtltico Madrid all star in this highly anticipated trailer. PES also showed off some new game features that would be coming to... 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Barcelona could be facing a lawsuit for their persistent pursuit ofGuangzhou Evergrande midfielder Paulinho as the Chinese club complain to FIFA. The Catalan giants have been looking to sign the Brazilain for the past month and have been persistently linked. Now, it looks as though the pursuit has come to a bitter end with the []The post Barcelona Facing Lawsuit Over Pursuit Of Guangzhou's Paulinho appeared first on Independent Newspapers . 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Scot Nnaji, Head Coach, Nigeria Customs of Lagos Basketball Club, has expressed confidence that the club would be in the Atlantic Conference final six of the ongoing Kwese Basketball League regular season. Customs had, in a week 13 local derby on Thursday night, defeated Police Barton of Lagos, 73-72 in a converted three-point effort by [] 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Bellator 181 was held on Friday night and headlined by Derek Campos knocking off Brandon Girtz in a bloody main event that was stopped after the second round due to a cut on Girtz's forehead.Campos was seeking revenge for his 37-second knockout loss against Girtz at Bellator 146 in November 2015. That fight did represent a turning point in his career as it was his third defeat in four fights, and he's since gone on to win four straight matches.This marked the third fight between Campos 



Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Al-Ahly coach Hossam El Badry has been suspended for one match by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after boycotting a press conference overThe post CAF ban Al-Ahly coach for media snub appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Scott Sinclair and Tom Rogic scored as Celtic won a hostile Champions League qualifier at Linfield in Belfast 2-0 on Friday.The post Celtic beat Linfield at hostile Windsor Park appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Coach Salisu Yusuf has declared that the 30-man CHAN list released on Monday by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), is not the final list. Yusuf said he took time with his scout to monitor players in the Nigeria Professional Football League and was convinced that there are great players that can wear the national colours []The post CHAN list not final, says Yusuf appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Chelseaand Liverpool are both in the race for Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who seems to be on his way out of the club this summer. The forward would reportedly prefer a move to China, which would obviously bring riches and plenty of money, but in terms of the actual level of football, it would []The post Chelsea And Liverpool Set To Battle It Out For Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang appeared first on Independent Newspapers . 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
CHELSEA are on the brink of signing Real Madrid fullback Danilo. The Mirror says Danilo is expected to make the 28m move to west London. Antonio Conte is ramping up his recruitment drive after finally agreeing a fee with Monaco for Tiemoue Bakayoko. Last week Chelsea completed the signing of Antonio Rudiger from Roma. And [] 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
A 40m deal has been agreed between the two clubs but the midfielder has suggested his protracted switch to the Blues could be off 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
A 40m deal has been agreed between the two clubs but the midfielder has suggested his protracted switch to the Blues could be off 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Houston Rockets officially introduced point guard Chris Paul at a press conference Friday, and he discussed the team's emphasis on winning.As seen in the following video courtesy of NBA TV, CP3 was asked about competing with the Golden State Warriors, and he made it clear his goal is to top them in the Western Conference:The Rockets acquired Paul in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers that sent a first-round draft pick, as well as Patrick Beverley, Sam Dekker, Lou Williams, Montrezl H 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor completed their weeklong, worldwide media tour Friday by trading verbal jabs at the SSE Arena in London.McGregor continued his trend of delivering an expletive-filled rant directed toward Mayweather and everybody else associated with the Money Team, including the bodyguards. The UFC star even made direct contact with his opponent, rubbing his head during the WWE-style promo.Meanwhile, Mayweather riled up the crowd by calling McGregor a "quitter" 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
It's better known as a home for horse racing, but the picturesque French city of Chantilly has this weekend opened its doors to show jumping. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Having been held to a draw by Jamaica, El Tri will look to ensure they go into the knockout stage as a top seed by grabbing a second win 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Federal Government has expressed sympathy for Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who was diagnosed with leukemia last week. The Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung who spoke on behalf of the Federal Government, reassured the keeper who is currently receiving treatment at the Christie Clinic in Manchester, in a telephone conversation. Dalung prayed []The post Dalung to Ikeme: We share your pains appeared first on New Telegraph Online. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Oregon head coach Willie Taggart announced on Friday that wide receiver Darren Carrington has been dismissed from the team.The Oregonian's Andrew Greif provided Taggart's statement regarding Carrington's dismissal:The move comes two weeks after Carrington was arrested in Eugene, Oregon on a misdemeanor DUI charge.At the time of Carrington's arrest, he was immediately suspended indefinitely from Oregon's football program while investigating the situation.As a junior in 20 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
As Derrick Rose continues his free-agency tour searching to find a new team, the Milwaukee Bucks are starting to emerge as a serious contender.Per NBC Milwaukee's Lance Allan, Bucks head coach Jason Kidd said Friday that Rose "has interest in Milwaukee and we also have interest in him."ESPN'sChris Haynesreported Friday that Rose and the Bucks were working to schedule a second meeting that could take place "as early as this weekend."ESPN'sIan Begleyreported on J 



Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic will miss Chelsea's pre-season tour of the Far East amid suggestions both will leave Stamford Bridge. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be given the chance to resurrect his Manchester United career as he battles back from a serious knee injury, manager Jose Mourinho confirmed on Friday.The post Door open for new Zlatan deal Mourinho appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Says Ikeme's health will spark healthy competition Ex-international Joseph Dosu has said the unavailability of Super Eagles' first choice goalkeeper Carl Ikeme due to health issue should spark healthy rivalry in the squad to the advantage of the national team. Ikeme, who missed Eagles' 2-0 loss to South Africa in a 2019 African []The post Dosu to Rohr: Let Aiyenugba, E jide fight for Eagles' POSITION appeared first on New Telegraph Online. 



Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Ex-international Mutiu Adepoju has warned that the Super Eagles must work harder if they must beat the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the 2018 World Cup qualifier billed for August 31, at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Saturday Telegraph, the former Real Sociedad of Spain player added []The post Eagles must work harder to beat Cameroon 'Adepoju appeared first on New Telegraph Online. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Emmanuel Emenike: Searching for Rediscovery in Greece 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Wayne Rooney could play the first competitive match of his Everton return against either Slovakia's Ruzomberok or Brann of Norway, after the draw for the Europa League third qualifying round on Friday.The post Europa League: Rooneys Everton to face Europa League minnows appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Following the Toffees victory over Gor Mahia, the Senegal international stopped by in a local school for the blind to chill with the children 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Celebrated domestic league star and former international, Victor Ezeji, has charged corporate organisations to emulate Eunisell by investing in Nigerian clubs. Eunisell, a leading global chemical and specialty fluid management company supplying key products and solutions to a wide base of customers in Africa, is the front-of-shirt sponsor of Rivers United, who campaigned in the [] 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
FCBESCOLA Lagos Storm Spain for Donosti Cup 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Seven-time champion Roger Federer reached his 11th Wimbledon final on Friday, downing 2010 runner-up Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/4), 6-4.The post Federer into 11th Wimbledon final, faces Cilic for title appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Marin Cilic may lack the flamboyance of Goran Ivanisevic but he is one win away from emulating his fellow Croatian and winning Wimbledon. 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
ROGER FEDERER stands just two wins away from a record eighth Wimbledon title but faces a perilous trip through the land of the giants if he is to become the tournament's oldest champion. The 35-year-old Swiss has defied time and logic to reach a 12th semi-final at the All England Club where he will face [] 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Female tennis players 'love Andy Murray' as he has 'spoken up for women's issues', says seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams. A journalist in a news conference said Sam Querrey was the first US player to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since 2009 after beating Murray on Wednesday. The Briton corrected him by replying 'male player', [] 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
The Federal government of Nigeria has expressed sympathy for foremost Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who was diagnosed with leukemia last week. The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung who spoke on behalf of the federal government, reassured the keeper who is currently receiving treatment at the Christie Clinic in Manchester, in a []The post FG reaches out to ailing Ikeme appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
FIFA lifts Sudan ban 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
FINA has partnered with Deltatre, the world's leading sports media technology provider, to launch today 

Sat, 15 Jul 2017
Five things on England defender Kyle Walker after his move to Manchester City from Tottenham on Friday for a fee that could rise with add-ons to 54 million ($70m, 61m euros) on Friday:The post Five things on Kyle Walker appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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