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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [22 AUGUST, 2017].


Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Zenith Bank Plc, sponsors of the annual National Women League, has showered praises on the Nigeria female 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
D'Tigress star player, Evelyn Akhator is confident Nigeria can win the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket, if the team remains focused as the tournament hots up in Mali. Nigeria will take on Guinea at 11.45am today.The post 2017 Afrobasket: Akhator urges D'Tigress to remain focused appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Despite putting Nigeria on the world map at several occasions, Africa's highest ranked table tennis player, Aruna Quadri is pleading for support for him to hire a coach prosecute the 2017 ITTF World Cup holding in Liege, Belgium later in the year.The post 2017 ITTF World Cup: I need a coach, Quadri pleads appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Following Nigeria's poor showing at the IAAF World Championships in London, foremost throws coach, Michael Lateef-Obisesan has urged the Athletics Federation of Nigeria to start off preparations for the Confederation of Africa Athletics Championships billed for June 2018 in Asaba, Delta State.The post 2018 CAA Championships: Start preparations now, Obisesan tells AFN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The Texas Longhornssecured a potential stud left tackle Mondayby virtue of Rafiti Ghirmai committing to play for the school.He made the announcement on his Twitter page:According to Scout, Ghirmai is a 4-star prospect, as well as the No. 246overall recruit, No. 19offensive tackle and No. 2 player at his position from the state of Texas.Ghirmai is a mountainous lineman who Scout lists at 6'4" and 290 pounds, which means he also still has room to grow.While Ghirmai is still somewhat raw, 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
It is one of the most popular sports in the world, practiced by 28 million people in more than 200 countries. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
While Americans gazed in wonder as the moon blotted out the sun, Pagans marked the occasion in their own unique way. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Chris and Gabby Adcock bid to claim Britain's first World Badminton Championships gold since 2006. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
By Joe Apu Nigeria's WNBA star at the on-going FIBA AfroBasket Women 2017 in Bamako, Mali has expressed 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
D'Tigress of Nigeria are on the brink of securing their third Afrobasket title ambition and a World cup ticket as they out dunked Egypt to book a quarter fi nals ticket at the ongoing 2017 FIBA Afrobasket in Bamako, Mali. Th e team recorded a new team record with a 106points to 72 pummelling of ...The post Afrobasket: D'Tigress beat Egypt to make quarter finals appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
High-flying D'Tigress are set to engage Group B whipping girls Guinea on Tuesday at the ongoing 2017 FIBA Women's AfroBasket in a formality game in Bamako's Palais des Sports Salamatou Maga. Coach Sam Vincent's side have been in superb form after winning their first three group games to become the first side to advance to [] 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Nigeria's female baskeball team, D'Tigress, on Sunday continued their perfect start at the ongoing 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament as the defeated Egypt 106-72 to make it three victories out of three matches played, becoming the first country to qualify for the quarterfinals of the competition. The girls picked off early with a 15-0 run []The post Afrobasket: D'Tigress win, qualify for q'finals appeared first on New Telegraph Online. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
AfroBasket: Zenith Bank Hails DTigress for Booking Qfinal Ticket 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The Executive Chairman of Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State, Alh. Abdulganiyu Kola Egunjobi, was at Agege Stadiumon Sundayto mobilise mass home support for MFM against Gombe United in the week 35 of the Nigerian Professional Football League. The match ended 1-0 in favour of the host. Egunjobi, who performed the ceremonial handshake with []The post Agege LG boss donates match tickets to MFMs fans appeared first on New Telegraph Online. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Elder sister of Nigeria forward Sone Aluko, Eniola, has accused England womens head coach Mark Sampson of disparaging and racist remarks as the controversy involving the player and coach rages. Aluko, who has been dropped from the England team under Sampson, said the coach told her not to allow any of her family members to []The post Aluko: England Coach Made Ebola Joke About My Nigerian Family appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Once a Red, always a Red ' the striker could not hide his glee at hitting the net at the Etihad Stadium, and nor could the Manchester United faithful! 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The teenager continues to give every indication he is ready for a bigger role at Dortmund this season 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The teenager continues to give every indication he is ready for a bigger role at Dortmund this season 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Fact: Anquan Boldin announced his retirement on Sunday. He retires with the ninth-most receptions of all-time (1,076) and holds the rookie record for receptions in a season (101).Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engagingCold Hard Factsof the day, presented by Coors Light.Source: B/R Insights 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
After an outstanding first season in the Ajax first team, the teenager has signed a contract extension to stay at the club until 2021. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
After an outstanding first season in the Ajax first team, the teenager has signed a contract extension to stay at the club until 2021. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
A fan of North-London based Premier League Side has been confirmed dead. He passed on when Arsenal failed to score in Saturdays Maych Day 2 clash away to Stoke City His love for the Emirates sponsored team has caused him his life. His emotions and passion ran too high. Dominic Ejimba could not bear it []The post Arsenal Fan Slumps, Dies During Stoke Defeat appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Arsenal have sent defensive duo Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall to Birmingham City on season-long loan deals. Jenkinson, who has been on the Gunners books since 2011, only made five appearances in all competitions last season, having spent the previous two seasons on loan with West Ham. Birmingham confirmed on Monday the 25-year-old will spend []The post Arsenal send Jenkinson, Bramall to Birmingham appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Arsenal have reportedly received offers from seven different clubs for striker Lucas Perez, with Premier League duo Everton and Newcastle United among those mentioned as interested in the Spanish attacker.Perez is expected to leave the Gunners before the end of this summer's transfer window as part of a necessary squad clear out led by manager Arsene Wenger. So is left-back Kieran Gibbs, who has emerged as a target for Galatasaray.The Turkish giants are also part of the clutch of clubs cred 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
A successful title defense for Asuka Saturday came with some bad news as the women's wrestling star suffered a broken collarbone, according to WWE.com.The NXT Women's Champion won her match against Ember Moon at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III, continuing her record undefeated streak since joining the organization in 2015. Unfortunately, she is now expected to miss six to eight weeks with the injury."During the match, she landed awkwardly from a throw from Ember Moon and was able to co 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Barcelona are reportedly close to signing Ivory Coast midfielder Jean-Michael Seri. Reports reveal Barca are expected to complete a move for the Nice player in the coming days. The Elephants man has a 40m buyout clause which the Catalan giants will take advantage of, with Seris arrival expected to edge veteran Andres Iniesta closer to []The post Barca set to sign Seri appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Barcelona will turn to Angel Di Maria if they fail to sign Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
It's normally a place of celebration. A place where FC Barcelona's fans passionately support their team. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Enzo Amore earned a win by default over Big Cass Monday night after a knee injury took Cass out of the match.The WWE account showed the result of the destruction during the Brooklyn Street Fight on Raw:WWE ringside physician Dr. Chris Robinson provided the following statement to WWE.com:"It's hard to tell what the extent of the injury is, but we're going to send him to get an MRI tomorrow and figure that out."Going for a big boot near the rope, Big Cass ended up flipping onto 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The starting quarterback job for the Jacksonville Jaguars is reportedly wide open.Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union cited a Jaguars player Sunday who called the practice snaps between Blake Bortles and Chad Henne "dead even."This comes after Henne spent some time with the first team during Jacksonville's 12-8 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a preseason contest Thursday.Bortles went 8-of-13 for 65 yards in that contest and didn't spearhead a single scoring dr 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Get ready to watch Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman square off again.On Monday, the WWE announced Lesnar and Strowman will face each other at WWE No Mercy 2017 on Sept. 24 as Lesnar looks to defend his universal title.The announcement means Strowman will have another shot at Lesnar, who won a Fatal 4-Way match during Sunday's SummerSlam to retain his Universal Championship.WWEshared some of the highlights from Sunday's showdown whenStrowmanturned heads by "manhandling"Lesnaran 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Cleveland Browns quarterback Brock Osweiler reportedly has the support of several veteran teammates as he battles for the starting job.Ian Rapoport of NFL.com appeared on NFL Network Monday before Cleveland's preseason game against the New York Giants and said of Osweiler, "he is getting close, and if he plays well tonight, I would not be surprised at all" if head coach Hue Jackson names him the starter.Rapoport went as far as to suggest Osweiler has a "stranglehold" on 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The Brazilian has not been weighed down by his world-record price tag, and the Burnley manager wants his newcomer to follow suit 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Goal brings you all you need to know about the competition, which sees 13 Premier League clubs enter at the second round 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Goal brings you all you need to know about the competition, which sees 13 Premier League clubs enter at the second round 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The campaign to earn promotion to the Premier League is well under way and the fifth round of fixtures comes this week 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) inspection team will jet into the country on September 7 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Thibaut Courtois has criticised the atmosphere for Tottenham Hotspur's first league game at Wembley, saying it he doesn't 'think it is working very well' if they have to introduce noise from the speakers to create atmosphere. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
In their first game at the Etihad Stadium this season, the Citizens will honour those affected by the Manchester and Catalonia attacks 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
In their first game at the Etihad Stadium this season, the Citizens will honour those affected by the Manchester and Catalonia attacks 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The Porto winger should return to El Tri after missing the Confederations Cup with a personal issue. Who will join him to face Panama and Costa Rica 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Diego Costa has described Antonio Contes decision to inform him by text he was not part of Chelseas plans as a moment of madness and called the Chelsea boss disrespectful. The Spain international striker is absent without leave in Brazil, the country of his birth, and wants to join former club Atletico Madrid after the []The post Costa slams Conte over text message appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
An Ohio judge was shot outside his courthouse Monday in an ambush-style attack, and the suspect is the father of aSteubenville High School football player who was convicted of rape in 2013.According to the Associated Press (via ESPN),Nathaniel Richmond shotjudge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. at 8 a.m. ET. PerAnneClaire Stapleton,Shachar PeledandEllie Kaufmanof CNN, Richmond was killed when authorities returned fire after what was identified as a deliberate act to kill the judge.Richmond's son,Ma&#039 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung has praised the senior womens national basketball team, the DTigress for their outstanding performance so far at the FIBA Womens Afrobasket 2017 currently holding in Bamako, Mali. DTigress thrashed their counterparts from Egypt by 106 points to 72 in the third game of their Group B fixture []The post Dalung thumbs up resilient DTigress, Eagles appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Green Bay Packers defensive back Damarious Randall was not feeling any sympathy toward Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Bryce Treggs on Monday.Treggs tweeted, "I made league minimum last year and I just got fined 25K. I'm starting a gofundme to pay it." Randall then offered a head-turning response on his own Twitter page:Dave Zangaro of CSN Philly noted Treggs' fine "presumably" came from his hard block, which concussed Randall during the two teams' preseason 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Disgraced ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack's son Papa Massata Diack, former Russian athletics chief Valentin Balakhnichev and coach Alexei Melnikov lost their appeals Monday against life bans imposed over corruption, AFP reports. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said the evidence presented against the trio 'established beyond reasonable doubt and that the sanctions imposed should be [] 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
Oakland Raiders offensive lineman Donald Penn is reportedly expected back at practice as early as Tuesday.Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle reported the news Monday, citing league sources who said Penn is expected to end a holdout that has lasted 25 days. He missed the entirety of the team's training camp in Napa, California, in an effort to bolster his 2017 salary of $5.95 million."That isn't going to happennot yet at least, as negotiations may pick up once Penn returnsbut 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
as camp opens for World Cup qualifier in Abuja The Nigeria Football Federation will on Monday (today) release the list of players that will be invited for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon scheduled to take place in Uyo and Yaounde respectively next month. It []The post Eagles list for Cameroon out today appeared first on New Telegraph Online. 

Tue, 22 Aug 2017
The 4.0-magnitude earthquake damaged buildings and caused a blackout on the holiday island off the coast of Naples. 
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