BREAKING NEWS
latest

468x60

SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [21 AUGUST, 2017].





Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Coach Edith Agoye of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), says the team gave all it had to beat Nassarawa United Football Club 2-0 in Ibadan on Sunday.The post 3SC defeats Nassarawa United FC 2-0 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
After committing to Western Kentucky and leaving before playing a minute, Mitchell Robinson might sit out the entire 2017-18 season.According to Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports, the 5-star recruit has visited multiple programs since being granted his release, but could instead just choose to prepare for the 2018 NBA draft.The player's camp reportedly believes he can remain a top-10 pick after sitting out the full season.Robinson originally committed to the Hilltoppers in June, but several co 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) FC, on Sunday thrashed league leaders Plateau United FC of Jos 2-0 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) encounter at the Kwara Stadium Complex, Ilorin.The post ABS thrash league leader, Plateau Utd 2-0 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
African Nations Championship final qualifying round, second leg results Sunday:The post African Nations Championship results appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
AJ Styles successfully defended the United States Championship against Kevin Owens on Sunday at SummerSlam in a match that saw SmackDown Live commissioner Shane McMahon serve as the special guest referee.At one point, it appeared Owens had a three-count on Styles, but McMahon was quick to confirm it was only a rather long two-count:WWE Creative Humor poked fun at McMahon, who briefly got physical with Owens but for the most part just played the referee role:Despite McMahon clearly siding with St 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Nigerian National Women basketball team, DTigress yesterday booked a place in the quarter finals at the ongoing Afrobasket in Bamako Mali as they won their third consecutive match 106-72 against the Egyptians. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Tunde Kazeem , Director of Sports Kwara state said that the state was ready to host the maiden JAMB Tertiary Institution Football competition.The post All set for maiden JAMB Tertiary Institutions football fiesta ' official appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Burkina Faso upset Ghana 2-1 Sunday as a shock-riddled weekend of 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying continued.The post Another CHAN shock as Burkina Faso upset Ghana 2-1 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Just two weeks after signing a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills, receiver Anquan Boldin is set to retire.According to Jim Trotter of ESPN, the veteran left the team Sunday and informed it he will end his NFL career.Trotter also provided a statement from the player on his decision:The Bills would also release a statement from general manager Brandon Beane regarding Boldin's decision: "We respect Anquan's decision to retire from the NFL. We appreciate the time he gave us over th 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
While there is little left now of the brilliant Blaugrana side that ruled the world, Los Blancos have built a team for the present and the future 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Asuka Retains Title as Roode Loses Belt to Mclntyre 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Real Madrid begin their La Liga title defence with an easy victory at Deportivo La Coruna, but Sergio Ramos is sent off in injury time. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Barcelona got their La Liga season off to a winning start on Sunday, beating Real Betis 2-0 at a emotional Camp Nou following a pair of terrorist attacks in Catalonia.The post Barca honour terror attack victims in Betis win appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Barca off to winning start in La Liga 


Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Barcelona claimed maximum points during their opening fixture of the 2017/18 La Liga campaign with a 2-0 win over Real Betis with the firstcourtesy of visitors defenderAlin Tosca, who poked the ball into his own net,and a second fromSergi Robertoduring a night in which football was only the second thought on everyone's minds. The evening started inemotional circumstances following the atrocities that took place in the city and surrounding Catalunyaon Thursday, with all of those in blue... 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Barcelona began the 2017-18 La Liga season with a 2-0win over Real Betis and climbed to the top of the standings after their season opener at the Camp Nou on Sunday evening.Gerard Deulofeu forced Betis defender Alin Tosca into scoring an own-goal before assisting Sergi Roberto for Barcelona's second, and Lionel Messi was unfortunate not to get on the score sheet after hitting the woodwork three times.Paco Alcacer started in attack for the Blaugrana as manager Ernesto Valverde collected thre 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Barcelonas first team will wear a special shirt with Barcelona on the back where their names are usually displayed in todays LaLiga opener against Real Betis. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona as the Catalans seek an improvement in their fortunes 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Barcelona make a winning start to their La Liga campaign by defeating Real Betis on an emotional night at the Nou Camp. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The Minnesota Twins' 12-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in Sunday's matchup was more than just another regular-season game in the dog days of summer; it was history for Bartolo Colon.According to Jonah Birenbaum of The Score, the 44-year-old became just the 18th pitcher to notch a victory against all 30 Major League Baseball teams since the league expanded in 1998. While the win against the Diamondbacks eluded Colon throughout his career until Sunday, it wasn't for a lack 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Bayern Munich would reportedly have to pay up to 42 million if they want to sign James Rodriguez permanently. Details of the Colombia international's loan switch from Real Madrid earlier this summer were made public and reveal the playmaker will earn 5.9 million a year.A report from German publication Spiegel (h/t MailOnline's Danny Gallagher) revealed how Bayern will pay two instalments of 5.9 million each over the course of James' proposed two-year loan stay.More details from th 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Big Cass scored the biggest win of his career as a singles competitor Sunday at SummerSlam by defeating Big Show in a match that saw Enzo Amore suspended over the ring in a shark cage.The highlight of an otherwise dull match was Enzo oiling up his body and slipping out of the cage and jumping into the ring, only to get crushed by Big Cass. The buzz after the match revolved around Enzo's role:Cass broke away from Enzo several weeks ago after attacking his former partner backstage on multiple 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Barca have not lived up to their status as a "glorious" club while pursuing the forward, says the Dortmund CEO 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Brock Lesnar defeated Roman Reigns, Samoa Joe and Braun Strowman in a Fatal 4-Way match Sunday at SummerSlam to retain the Universal Championship. Lesnar got the win after an F5 to Reigns and landing the pin.There's no question Lesnar earned the win in what announcer Michael Cole called one of the most physical matches he's ever seen. After repeatedly getting bodyslammed into tables by Strowman, Lesnar had to be stretchered out before returning to claim victory.The fan reaction was mos 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The 25-year-old striker was in splendid form as the Blue and Whites outclassed the Green and Whites at the Estadio do Dragao 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Lagos Despite qualifying for the 2018 edition of the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) at the expense of the Squirrels of Benin Republic, home-based Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf said there is still a lot of work to be done on the team. Nigeria defeated Benin Republic 2-0 in the second leg of the play-offs []The post CHAN 2018: Super Eagles Not Yet Solid ' Yusuf appeared first on Independent Newspapers. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Ric Flair has been in the hospital for more than a week, but his daughter, Charlotte Flair, provided a positive update on his condition from her Instagram account.Flair's manager Melinda Morris Zanoni last reported Saturday that the wrestling legend was awake and communicating but also noted that there were complications.Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet originally reported Flair was hospitalized due to a heart-related condition. A WWE representative then told TMZ Sports on Monday that he w 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Marcos Alonso scored a late winner for Chelsea as Tottenham's season at Wembley started with a disappointing defeat, BBC reports. Spurs did not lose a Premier League game at home during 2016-17 but this defeat means they have now lost seven of their past 10 games at what will be their temporary home while [] 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Chelsea as Antonio Conte looks to build on his title success in his second season in charge 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Chelsea face taking a 20million hit on their asking price for wantaway striker Diego Costa.1234567891011 Latest NewsAkhator fires DTigress to Afrobasket quarter finalsLobi Stars Ayagwa thrilled by Eagles debutChelsea win derby, Huddersfield win againABS slow down Plateau Utd as Okpotu hits El-Kanemi 3 times1500 Kano clubs get over N150m kits from KwanKwasiya FoundationOrkuma wins man of the match award in TunisiaNadal confirmed for Brisbane returnBiffo calls loss at Pillars disappointingBasketb 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Premier League champions Chelsea got the boost they badly needed on Sunday as a double from Marcos Alonso gave them a 2-1 victory over last seasons runners-up Tottenham Hotspur in Antonio Contes 50th game in charge. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Chelsea had to dig deep in a defensive display against Tottenham - but it paid off, says Match of the Day 2 pundit Ruud Gullit. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Grigor Dimitrov wins his first Masters 1000 title beating Nick Kyrgios in the Cincinnati Open final. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Nick Kyrgios has beaten Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-2 7-5 in the last eight of Cincinnati open to proceed to the semi-finals. 


Mon, 21 Aug 2017
"There's no player bigger than the club" is a familiar refrain around the world but restrictions are placed on workers in the game 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Another poor preseason outing has the Dallas Cowboys questioning Kellen Moore as the team's No. 2 quarterback behind Dak Prescott.According to Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort-Worth Star-Telegram, "he will be the subject of conversation at personnel meetings this week."Moore finished just 10-of-21 for 131 yards and no touchdowns against the Indianapolis Colts Saturday. He also lost a fumble in the 24-19 win.In three preseason games, Moore is 30-of-55 (54.5 percent) with one touchd 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Qualify for Afrobasket q'final 'Tana Aiyejina Nigeria's D'Tigress on Sunday became the first team to qualify for the quarterfinals of the 2017 Women's Afrobasket with two games at hand, after a comprehensive 106-72 win over Egypt in Bamako, Mali. It was the Nigerian girls' third win in as many games in Group B following [] 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The Nigerian national women basketball team, D'Tigress, secured a third win at the ongoing 2017 FIBA AfroBasket in Bamako, Mali after defeating Egypt 106-72 points on Sunday. The 2003 and 2005 champions who had begun their title chase with a 80-69 points victory over Mozambique on Friday, grabbed another win on Saturday defeating the Republic..."The post D'Tigress Through To Afrobasket Quarter-Final appeared first on OsunDefender. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The Youth and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has praised the senior women's national basketball team, 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Goals from Bale, Casemiro and Kross sunk Deportivo to an openingday defeat against a very strong Real side, looking to retain their La Liga title. Benzema and Bale stepped up in Ronaldo's absence and showed that they were more than capable to cope without him. Despite the opening possession all belonging to Real Madrid, it was Deportivo and Andone with the opening chances forcing a number of good saves out of Navas. '' #RMLiga#RealMadrid XI ' @RCDeportivo#HalaMadrid #RMMovist 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Real Madrid began their LaLiga title defence with a 3-0 away win over Deportivo, Gareth Bale among the scorers. 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
As the Catalans began the La Liga campaign with a win over Real Betis, the victims of Thursday's attack were in the winger's thoughts 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his team will win next month's crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon for goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, who was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July. Ikeme had been the team's first choice goalkeeper since the exit of Vincent Enyeama and was impressive in front of goal before the ailment knocked [] 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Finnish club KuPs have announced they have agreed a transfer fee for Super Eagles defender Azubuike Egwuekwe with a South African club. 'The clubs have reached an agreement on the transfer fee (for Egwuekwe) and his new club will announce the player's move over the next few days,' the Finnish club announced on their website. [] 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Marcos Alonso scored twice to give Chelsea their first win of the 2017-18 Premier League season on Sunday, beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in the north Londoners' opening match at temporary home Wembley Stadium.A pinpoint Alonso free-kick separated the two teams until Michy Batshuayi's late own goal provided Spurs with a lifeline, but Alonso arose again in the 88th minute to settle the scoreline at the scene of May's FA Cup semi-final win over the same opponents.Huddersfield Town ma 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa says he is fully prepared to start for the Super Eagles in next month's crucial World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon. The FC IfeanyiUbah shot stopper is widely believed to be the one to man the sticks against the Indomitable Lions in the absence of Carl Ikeme, who is ill. Coach Gernot Rohr [] 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The club's technical secretary has allayed fears of a departure from the Argentine star 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Harry Kane is one of four current Premier League players nominated for the Best Fifa Men's Player 2017 award. The Tottenham striker joins Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and Chelsea midfielders Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante on a shortlist of 24. Last year's winner, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, is nominated, as are Lionel Messi of Barcelona [] 

Mon, 21 Aug 2017
The heated rivalry between Finn Balor and Bray Wyatt came to a head Sunday at SummerSlam, resulting in demon Balor leaving Brooklyn, New York, victorious.The addition of Balor's demon persona added a welcome addition to a match that most felt met expectations:B/R's WWE Twitter account already has an idea for Balor's WrestleMania 34 opponent:Balor has struggled to gain his footing and become a consistent force on Raw since his return from injury the night after WrestleMania, but he 

« PREV
NEXT »