SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [30 AUGUST, 2017].



Wed, 30 Aug 2017
THE Super Eagles will aim to achieve a 12th triumph over the Lions of Cameroon when both teams go for 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Standings for 2018 World Cup South American qualifying after Bolivia lost their appeal to CAS over FIFA sanctions for fielding an ineligible player (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, against, points):The post 2018 World Cup qualifying South American standings appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn't seem eager to jump into contract negotiations Tuesday even though fellow NFC North signal-caller Matthew Stafford signed an extension to be the highest-paid player in the league."How it affects me'" Rodgers asked before answering, per Alex Marvez of Sporting News. "I think we're a couple of years away [from renegotiation]."His comments came after the Detroit Lions announcedMonday they agreed to terms with Staff 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
By Kayode Ogundare in Uyo: 'northosis Famagusta FC right full back, Shehu Abdulahi says he is looking forward to Fridays challenge against the reigning African champions Cameroon in a 2018 World Cup qualifier, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Nigeria currently lead Group B with six points and are followed closely by Cameroon with two points after two games. []The post Abdulahi: Im Looking Forward To Cameroon Challenge appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
AfroBasket: Buhari to Receive Victorious D Tigress Today 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
English Championship club, Reading FC, have announced the signing of Nigerian forward Sone Aluko from Fulham on a four-year-deal for an undisclosed fee. Reading confirmed Alukos signing on their official website on Tuesday night. A statement on Reading website reads: Reading Football Club are delighted to announce that 28-year-old forward Sone Aluko has put pen []The post Aluko Completes Move To Reading From Fulham, Pens 4-Year Deal appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
By Joe Apu AL-FAROUQ AMINU, a member of the AfroBasket 2015 winning squad for Nigeria yesterday evening 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Anthony Joshua to Meet Pulev in October 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Arsenal have denied claims Alexis Sanchez has handed in a transfer request. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Arsenal have denied speculation suggesting that Alexis Sanchez has handed in an official transfer request to force a move away from the Emirates Stadium this summer. Multiple reports on Monday night (28 August) suggested that the Chilean had asked for a move via the official channels despite Arsene Wenger making it clear that Sanchez will []The post Arsenal Deny Alexis Sanchez Transfer Request Submission Claims appeared first on Independent Newspapers. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Manchester City have had a bid of 50m forArsenal and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez turned down by the North London side. That is according to the'BBC, who are reporting that the Etihad side have moved for the attacking star who is in his last year of contract. Sanchez has rejected numerous contracts from Arsenal and has made it clear that he wants to leave. However, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger does not want to let him go this summer, and it is believed that he would rather lose him for free.. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
English Premier League side Arsenal have rejected a 50 million bid from rivals Manchester City for Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez. Sanchez, who scored 24 Premier League goals for the Gunners last season, is out of contract next summer and has reportedly said he wants to play for City manager Pep Guardiola. Arsenal have rebuffed all [] 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Arsenal have turned down a 50m bid from Premier League rivals Manchester City for forward Alexis Sanchez, according to a report by BBC.The post Arsenal reject Man City bid for Sanchez appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Arsenal reportedly rejected a 50 million bid for Alexis Sanchez from Manchester City on Tuesday. The Gunners dismissed the offer amid a day of numerous rumours linking their star forward, who is out of contract in 2018, with a move to City this summer.James Ducker of the Daily Telegraph revealed City's bid has been knocked back:Arsenal's rejection of City's opening offer doesn't appear to be posturing. Instead, David Ornstein of BBC Sport has reported the Gunners won't d 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Inter have reportedly made another loan offer for Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi, but the German international is not expected to leave the club at this time.According to Sky Italia (via Sky Sports' Kaveh Solhekol), the Nerazzurri have improved their offer to 4.6 million with a permanent option, which is still well below what one would expect for the defender:The Gunners paid well over 30 million for Mustafi a year ago, and while the defender didn't have a great first season in the 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Arsenal as doubt continues to cloud the futures of the likes of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Real Madrid forward Lucas Vazquez believes his star team-mate will one day win the game's biggest individual prize. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The United States track and field community paid tribute to California-based athlete David Torrence on Tuesday after the Olympic middle-distance runner was found dead in Arizona.The post Athletics: US-Peruvian Olympic runner Torrence found dead appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
UK Sport chair Dame Katherine Grainger will meet representatives from GB Badminton this week, but will funding be restored 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Technical Adviser of Niger Tornadoes, Abubakar Bala is confident that his team will achieve their target of top ten in the ongoing NPFL season.123456789101112 Latest NewsArsenal to replace Alexis Sanchez with Julian DraxlerChelsea want Leicesters Riyad MahrezNeymar tells Philippe Coutinho to snub BarcelonaKylian Mbappe passes PSG medicalManchester City to swap Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling for SanchezArsenal deny Alexis Sanchez submitted transfer requestMonaco reject Liverpool's bids f 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Real Madrid superstar took time out of Wales training to make a supporter's year, and it was all captured on video 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez hinted on Monday that he is negotiating with Liverpool over Philippe Coutinho and hoped to complete a deal before the transfer window closes. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Philippe Coutinho will reportedly be moving from Liverpool to Barcelona before the end of the summer transfer window after all, as the two clubs have agreed to a transfer fee worth up to160 million in total.That's according toDuncan Castlesof Yahoo Sport UK, who reported the Brazilian has already been told he will be a Barcelona player very soon.Coutinho will become the second signing meant to help Barcelona replace Neymar after the club previously added Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmu 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Former world champion Yohan Blake claimed 100-metre victory at the World Challenge event in Zagreb on Tuesday in a time of 10.05 seconds.The post Blake wins 100m in Zagreb appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Bolivia will have to forfeit two 2018 World Cup qualifiers for fielding an ineligible player after the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected their appeal on Tuesday, AFP rports. The decision by CAS in Lausanne means the country can no longer qualify for next year's World Cup finals in Russia. Bolivia played defender Nelson Cabrera [] 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
AFC Bournemouth striker Joshua King has committed his immediate future to the club penninga new four-year-deal on Tuesday evening. 'The Cherries confirmed the news on their twitter account after his impressive year last season, where he finished the club's top scorer with 16 goals. He has now extended his stay at the Vitality Stadium until the summer of 2021. Speaking toAFCB.co.ukafter the announcement of his new deal, the Norwegian international claiming he was delighted to stay at th 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Tite has already guided the Selecao to the finals but they will want to maintain their current momentum by finishing qualifying strongly 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that six more stories, including Victor Moses, have arrived Super Eagles camp in Uyo to complete the number of invited players for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon bllled for Friday. Confirming their arrivals via its twitter handle, the NFF listed Victor Moses, []The post Breaking! Moses, Five Others Hit Super Eagles Camp appeared first on Independent Newspapers. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
It's healthier than a drive-by burger and arguably much cooler than the Ice Bucket Challenge. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the female national basketball team DTigress for their victory at the Afrobasket tournament. The Nigerian ladies braved the odds and defeated several African giants inThe post Buhari congratulates DTigress on Afrobasket victory appeared first on TheCable. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, congratulated the national female basketball team, DTigress, on winning the 2017 FIBA Womens AfroBasket tournament in Mali. The victory also qualifies the team for the 2018 FIBA Womens Basketball World Cup in Spain. DTigress defeated their Senegalese counterpart in the final of the 2017 FIBA Womens AfroBasket tournament on Sunday. President []The post Buhari congratulates victorious DTigress appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria News 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday host Afrobasket championship winners DTigress during the federal executive council meeting. This was made known by Solomon Dalung, minister of sports, when he receivedThe post Buhari will host DTigress during FEC meeting, says Dalung appeared first on TheCable. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Madrid club have yet to meet the Blues' asking price but both sides remain hopeful a deal can be thrashed out, despite little time remaining. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Kylian Hazard,an attacking midfielder and younger brother of Eden, has appended his signature for Premier league Giants, Chelsea FC. The 22-year-old scored four goals in 35 appearances and becomes the third Hazard to sign for Chelsea after older brothers Eden and Thorgan. Chelsea announced the capture of Hazard today and revealed he will go straight []The post Chelsea Completes Kylian Hazard Move appeared first on Independent Newspapers. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Chelsea signed Eden Hazard's younger brother Kylian from Hungarian club Ujpest on Tuesday. Kylian will start his time with Chelsea as part of their development squad and the midfielder could make his debut in the understudies' fixture against Sunderland on September 9. 'Kylian Hazard has today signed for Chelsea from Hungarian side Ujpest, and will [] 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Chelsea have reportedly bid 25 million for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley as the club prepares to add as many as four players during the final days of this summer's transfer window.The offer has been made for Barkley, according to Matt Law of the Daily Telegraph, who also noted how the Blues are working on deals for Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Leicester City playmaker Danny Drinkwater, while there is still hope striker Fernando Llorente will arrive from Swansea City before t 

Wed, 30 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 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Chelsea and Arsenal have have reportedly agreed to a fee for the transfer of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Chelsea have had been monitoring Oxlade-Chamberlain for a number of weeks as they look to strengthen their numbers According to Sky Sports, the fee for midfielder will be around 35 million. Oxlade-Chamberlain will now head to West London to []The post Chelsea, Arsenal Agree Fee For Oxlade-Chamberlain appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale made history during Tuesdays game against the Toronto Blue Jays.Sale notched his 1,500th career strikeout in the second inning when he punched out Kevin Pillar. As the Elias Sports Bureau noted (via ESPN Stats & Info), the southpaw became the fastest pitcher in Major League Baseball history to reach the 1,500-strikeout mark if going by innings pitched, surpassing former Chicago Cubs ace Kerry Wood:Bostontradedfor Sale during the offseason and sent the Chicago Wh 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has attributed the recent successes recorded in basketball and wrestling to the ongoing sports reforms by the ministry. Barrister Dalung made this known while congratulating the senior womens basketball team DTigress, after they won the 2017 FIBA Womens Afrobasket Championship in Mali on Sunday and Nigerian []The post Dalung attributes exploits in sports to reforms appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Defending Champion, Kerber, Knocked out of US Open 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Derrick Rose has faded out of public view since signing a one-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers in June, but he broke his silence in an interview released Tuesday. Speaking exclusively to the Associated Press' Tim Reynolds, Rose discussed his career at length, including the forces that drive him day in and day out, and why he doesn't want to bask in the NBA's limelight."I've always been into movies," Rose said. "And I've always asked why you don&#03 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant joined the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Tuesday with a $50,000 donation.Bryant posted a receipt of his donation on his Twitter page which read "we're proud of the fact that 100 [percent] of disaster donations to The Salvation Army go towards disaster relief": This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app. Get the app 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Two early goals in quick succession in the first half and a late consolatory goal in the second half rounded off the three-goal thriller final of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Inter-Directorate Unity Cup Final clinched by the Directorate of Human Resources (DHR). The final between former defending champions of the tournament Dunoma []The post DHR humble Dunoma Boys in FAAN Unity Cup final appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Diamond League: Okagbare Wins in Zagreb 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Eagles Camp Bubbling with Excitements as 24 Players Train 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Table 'toppers Nigeria are confident of overhauling Cameroon's Indomitable Lions when both teams clash in perhaps the biggest match of Africa's Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race on Friday.The post Eagles plot Cameroon's fall in Uyo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Super Eagles will aim to achieve a 12th triumph over the Lions of Cameroon when both teams go for each other's jugular at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Friday. In 19 previous encounters, Nigeria have been winners 11 times, with Cameroon winning four times and four matches drawn. Of these games, three []The post Eagles Target 12th Win Over Cameroon appeared first on Independent Newspapers. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Former Pro Bowl running back Eddie George isn't a fan of Matthew Stafford's newest contract.When asked by TMZ about the Detroit Lions quarterback, George explained: "He's0-3 in the playoffs. Tom Brady has 5 Super Bowl rings. I think that money should go to Tom!"Stafford agreed to a five-year extension Monday worth $135 million, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, making him the richest player in NFL history.Meanwhile, Brady signed atwo-year extensionlast year worth $41 mill 
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