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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [24 AUGUST, 2017].



Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Come this Saturday and Sunday, some 300 golfers from across the country shall throng the Lamingo Golf Club in Jos to be part of the Daily Trust Golf Icons Open which is being hosted by the golf loving Governor of Plateau State, Rt. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The former Manchester United and current Everton forward retires from international football as his country's all-time leading goalscorer 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The former Manchester United and current Everton forward retires from international football as his country's all-time leading goalscorer 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Conor McGregor wants to continue both a mixed martial arts and boxing career after Saturday's super bout with Floyd Mayweather. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Everton striker has called time on his England career, and luminaries of the game have lined up to applaud his contribution 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Everton striker has called time on his England career, and luminaries of the game have lined up to applaud his contribution 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Adekuoroye Wins World Championship Silver in France 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
By Izuchukwu Okosi: Nigerias D Tigress defeated defending champions of the FIBA WAomens AfroBasket Championship Senegal 58-54 on Wednesday night, making it five wins in five games in Group B of the tournament in Bamako, Mali, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Both sides had already booked their places in the quarter-finals by virtue of winning their previous group []The post AfroBasket: DTigress Beat Senegal, Claim Fifth Straight Win appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
NIGERIA'S D'Tigress on Tuesday continued their impressive performance in the ongoing 2017 Mali Afrobasket Women's Basketball Championship with 106-33 emphatic victory over the Guinean national team. With the victory, Nigeria has won all its games and is looking forward to land in the final of the competition. D'Tigress took the first and second quarters of [] 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
AHMED Musa has finally ended his Leicester City goal drought that lasted almost eight months after finding the net in the Football League Cup clash with Sheffield United. The Nigerian forward had previously failed to score for the Foxes since the January 7, when he struck twice in an FA Cup win over Everton. And [] 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The third-round draw will take place in the wee hours of Thursday morning for UK supporters, and even the clubs are not too happy about it! 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Despite netting an equaliser through Kudakwashe Mahachi, Golden Arrows continue to search for their first 2017/18 Absa Premiership win after drawing 1-1 against Bloemfontein Celtic on Wednesday night at Princess Magogo Stadium. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Colchoneros will be without their star forward against Las Palmas and Valencia after insulting a match official at the weekend 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Colchoneros will be without their star forward against Las Palmas and Valencia after insulting a match official at the weekend 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Barcelona are to launch a final 136million bid for Philippe Coutinho. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona as the Catalans seek an improvement in their fortunes 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Chicago Bears running back Ka'Deem Carey is expected to miss significant time after undergoing wrist surgery.Per the Bears' official Twitter account, head coach John Fox announced Wednesday Carey will miss approximately six weeks after having surgery on his wrist.Carey did play in the Bears' second preseason game on Aug. 19 against the Arizona Cardinals. The 24-year-old had just seven yards on six carries in the team's 24-23 victory.The former Arizona star is going into his f 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Rashard Lewis took home BIG3's inaugural MVP award, the league announced via press release Wednesday, after he helped lead the 3 Headed Monsters to a spot in Saturday's championship showdown in Las Vegas.Lewis, 38, was named MVP by his peers after players submitted nominations and voted on finalists for all eight end-of-season awards.James White captured Defensive Player of the Year honors, while Stephen Jackson was labeled the league's premiertrash talker.The complete list of win 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Thomas Bjorn is relishing the opportunity to make his 500th European Tour appearance this week on home soil at the Made In Denmark. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Six-time grand slam champion Boris Becker has been appointed head of men's tennis in Germany, two months after he was declared bankrupt by a UK court. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Wayne Rooney, England's all-time top scorer, has called time on his international football after turning down the chance to be part of the England squad for next months World Cup qualifiers. The Everton striker, 31, was asked by national coach, Gareth Southgate, to be involved in the games against Malta and Slovakia. Every time I []The post Breaking! Rooney Calls Time On International Football appeared first on Independent Newspapers. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Emre Can scored twice as Liverpool defeated Hoffenheim 4-2 in the second leg of Wednesdays play-off to complete a 6-3 aggregate victory and qualify for the Champions League group stage. Leading 2-1 from the first leg, a first-half brace from Germany international Can either side of a Mohamed Salah goal put five-time European champions Liverpool [] 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Burnley player Jack Cork was attacked by a fan invading the pitch as the Premier League side defeated Blackburn Rovers 2-0 in the EFL Cup on Wednesday.Jake Poldenof theMirrorreported Cork was grabbed around the throat, forcing Ashley Westwood and players from both teams to apprehend the man.Stewards at Ewood Park eventually removed the fan, but their response was slow, forcing Westwood to come to the aid of his team-mate.The two sides are derby rivals, and Cork was jubilant as he scored the open 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
By Monica Iheakam The Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), is considering Nigeria as one of the 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Amadou Sekou Camara scored a hat-trick as Guinea crushed Senegal 5-0 Wednesday to complete the line-up for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Kenya.The post Camara hat-trick steers Guinea to glory appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Emre Can struck twice as Liverpool convincingly defeated Hoffenheim 4-2 at Anfield on Wednesday to reach the Champions League group phase for only the second time since 2010. Germany midfielder Can found the net twice in the opening 21 minutes, either side of Mohamed Salahs first Anfield goal following his move from Roma, before substitute [] 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Emre Can struck twice as Liverpool convincingly defeated Hoffenheim 4-2 at Anfield on Wednesday to reach the Champions League group phase for only the second time since 2010.The post Can double gets Liverpool back into big time appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Clubs found out their third-round opponents during the draw in China, with teams involved in European competitions entering the EFL at this stage 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
By James Agberebi: Nigerian defender Semi Ajayi was on target for League One club Rotherham United but it was not enough as they lost 2-1 away to newly promoted English Premier League club Huddersfield Town in round two of the Carabao Cup, which was called the EFL Cup last season, on Wednesday. Ajayi, 23, who []The post Carabao Cup: Ikemes Wolves Stun Southampton, Ajayi Scores; EPL Clubs Advance appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The St. Louis Cardinals will be without their closer for the rest of the season.On Wednesday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reported Trevor Rosenthal will undergo Tommy John surgery next week.This comes after Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported the Cardinals moved Rosenthal to the 60-day disabled listeffectively ending his 2017 campaignbecause of potential damage to the ulnar collateral ligament.Oliver Macklinof MLB.com noted Rosenthal was initially placed on the 10-day disabled 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Chad Henneand not Blake Bortleswill reportedly start the Jacksonville Jaguars' preseason game against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday at EverBank Field. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported the news Wednesday. Rapoport also noted this is the first time head coach Doug Marrone will see how Henne handles starting, but both signal-callers will see action with the first team.It is not surprising they will split time with the first team, consideringRyan O'Halloranof theFlorida Times-Unionre 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Eight finalists comprising four men and four women emerged Wednesday at the ongoing Chamberlain Squash 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Chamberlain Squash Open: Top Seed, Broekman, Survives an Upset 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Reds ended a three-year exile from the group stage in spectacular style after overcoming the Bundesliga side 6-3 on aggregate 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Amadou Sekou Camara scored a hat-trick as Guinea crushed Senegal 5-0 Wednesday to complete the line-up for the 2018 African Nations Championship finals in Kenya. Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Sudan, Uganda and Zambia qualified earlier. Guinea shrugged off a 3-1 first-leg loss eight [] 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Chelsea are closing in on a 30m deal for Danny Drinkwater.12345678910111213 Latest NewsKpakor urges Eagles not to be afraid of Indomitable LionsRohr eyes Cameroon fall with return of Mikel, Moses, BalogunNigeria Supporters club sends out battle cry against CameroonNeymar sues Barcelona over unpaid bonus300 for Daily Trust Golf Icons tourneyCosta moves out of his London homeBjorn set for 500th start on European TourRooney quits international footballSharapova determined to prove point on Slam re 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Barcelona have approached Chelsea midfielder Willian, as they seek alternatives to primary targetPhilippe Coutinho.Nabil DjellitofFrance Football(h/t theDaily Express'Dan Gibbs) reported Barca are exploring the possibility of bringing Willian to the Camp Nou after the sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain. Blaugrana coachErnesto Valverde needs to attract recruits before transfer deadline day, but the Blues player will be difficult to sign.The 29-year-old has remained on the fringes of Chels 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Blues are making progress with a move for the Italy international as the Milan club look to sell one senior star to fund transfers for others 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Blues are making progress with a move for the Italy international as the Milan club look to sell one senior star to fund transfers for others 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Kaizer Chiefs were beaten 2-1 by visitors SuperSport United in an Absa Premiership clash at FNB Stadium on Wednesday night. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Activists held a "United We Stand" rally outside the NFL's headquarters in New York City on Wednesday in support of free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick.ESPN's Coley Harvey and Josina Anderson provided a look at the crowd:According to The Undefeated's Jason Reid, estimates had the size of the crowd at 1,200 people.The NAACP was among the groups attending the rally and wore special T-shirts dedicated to Kaepernick, which the MMQB's Tim Rohan shared below:The NAACP 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
While Floyd Mayweather Jr. spent most of his afternoon in a more subdued state, Conor McGregor remained boisterous Wednesday in the final press conference before their bout in Las Vegas on Saturday."I will break this old man...I don't see him lasting two rounds," McGregor said(Warning: link contains NSFW language). "I feel I'll have the decision to end it inside one. He messed up with them eight-ounce gloves."I'm gonna f--k this boy up, make no mistake. And whe 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The clearest indication yet has arrived that Chelsea striker Diego Costa doesnt intend to return to England. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Reds are prepared to accept an offer inclusive of extras for the 26-year-old, who has long settled on personal terms with the Eagles 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Reds are prepared to accept an offer inclusive of extras for the 26-year-old, who has long settled on personal terms with the Eagles 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Solomon Dalung, minister of youths and sports, has attributed Nigeria's poor performances in sports to ageing professional athletes. Dalung said this on Tuesday in Abuja while receiving Nigeria gymnasts thatThe post Dalung says recycling of athletes behind Nigerias poor performance in sports appeared first on TheCable. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Veteran offensive tackle Donald Penn ended his holdout and returned to the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday, according to Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.ESPN's Paul Gutierrez provided a photo of Penn on the practice field:Penn held out when Raiders training camp started in July, and NFL Network'sIan Rapoportreported it was due to him wanting to be paid like a top-10 left tackle.Penn has one year left on his contract at a cap hit of $7.15 million, according toSpotrac.After 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Striker Odion Ighalo has predicted Nigeria will be hungrier in their 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon next month. Nigeria battle Cameroon on September 1 in Uyo and then again in Yaounde on September 4. The former Watford star has staged a comeback to the Super Eagles after he was overlooked for several games by [] 
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