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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [29 OCTOBER, 2017].


Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Ethiopia and Rwanda will meet in a two-legged play-off for the right to replace Egypt at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco. Egypt pulled out of the tournament- which is for African players based in their domestic leagues because of a timing clash. Ethiopia and Rwanda were eliminated in the final round []The post 2018 CHAN: Ethiopia Or Rwanda To Replace Egypt appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Aisha Mohammed is a triple African basketball champion having won the Afrobasket title in 2003, 2005 and 2017. She was the captain on the victorious Nigerian women's team to Mali earlier this year where she helped the team win all matches played. She recently spoke to DAPO SOTUMINU in Kano on how her sexy mode of dressing forced her Imam father out of the Nigerian Army and her plans for the future Aisha Mohammed started playing basketball at a very early stage as young girl growing up in th 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Preparations for the first edition of New Talents Football tournament has reached advanced stages. The 4 teams tourney which is being organised by TNK Foundation, is a grassroots football tournament for selected top teams in Ajeromi-Ifelodun local government area of Lagos. According to the sponsor and executive director of the foundation, Mrs. Ngozi Blessing Onyebuchi,Read MoreThe post Ajegunle talent hunt tourney holds appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Dele Ajiboye, the goalkeeper of Plateau United, has given the recipe that won Plateau United the league title last season, revealing that he knew from the start that the Peace Boys would be crowned Nigerian champions at the end of last season. Ajiboye, who spoke to INDEPENDENT earlier in the week, noted that he banked []The post Ajiboye Gives Recipe For Plateau's Success appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Argentine is gifted and extraordinary, but his manager still wants more from the forward 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Argentine is gifted and extraordinary, but his manager still wants more from the forward 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
McLaren have had their fair share of problems in recent years, but Fernando Alonso was in buoyant mood following qualifying in Mexico. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
On Saturday, Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr responded to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' comments regarding what happened after a hit by Barr broke his collarbone two weeks ago.Barr said the following on Twitter:During an appearance on the "Clueless Gamer" segment on an episode of Conan on Thursday, Rodgers gave his account of what happened after the hit:"I looked over at [Barr] as I walked off the field. The cameras caught me saying something to him, 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Anthony Joshua beats Carlos Takam via controversial tenth round stoppage: updates, results and reaction 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Anthony Joshua's perfect start to his career remains intact, as he defeated Carlos Takam via a 10th-round technical knockout on Saturday night at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.The bout ended in semi-controversial fashion. Joshua had opened up deep gashes over both of Takam's eyes over the course of the fight, and they were dripping blood as the heavyweight champion kept the pressure on. In the 10th, Joshua unloaded on Takam, wobbling him with a powerful right hand. The referee 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Nigeria and Britains Anthony Joshua retained his IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles when he stopped bloodied challenger Carlos Takam in the 10th round in Cardiff on Saturday. Unbeaten champion Joshua opened up a dreadful cut above 36-year-old Takams right eye in the fourth round and although the durable France-based Cameroonian battled on the fight []The post Anthony Joshua Knocks out Takam in 10th round to retain heavyweight crowns appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nige 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Britains Anthony Joshua retained his IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles when he stopped bloodied challenger Carlos Takam in the 10th round in Cardiff on Saturday. Unbeaten champion Joshua, who has Nigerian parents, opened up a dreadful cut above 36-year Takams right eye in the fourth round and although the durable France-based Cameroonian battled on, []The post Anthony Joshua stops Takam in Round 10, earns 10m appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Arsenal had to come from behind to defeat Swansea City 2-1 at The Emirates. The Gunners went behind as early as the 22nd minute when Sam Clucas capitalised on a defensive error to put Swansea ahead. The first half ended with the visitors in the driving seat but six minutes into restate, Sead Kolasinac leveled []The post Arsenal Beat Swansea After Initial Scare appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Akure and Ilara-Mokun in Ondo State are set to host the second edition of the Work and Play Rally November 10 - 11 as organisers have staked N2million prize for participants.The post Auto Rally: Work and Play stake N2m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
James Rodriguez and Robert Lewandowski scored as Bayern Munich went top of the Bundesliga table on Saturday with a 2-0 home win against RB Leipzig, who played most of the game with 10 men.The post Bayern down 10-man Leipzig to top Bundesliga appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The 23rd edition of Benin Ladies Open Golf Championship comes to an end today at the famous Benin Club golf course, GRA, Benin City.The post Benin ladies golf open ends today appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The manager bemoaned a lapse of judgement in stoppage time that cost his side two points away to Crystal Palace 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The manager bemoaned a lapse of judgement in stoppage time that cost his side two points away to Crystal Palace 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The NFL Players Coalition released a statement Saturday inviting commissioner Roger Goodell, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to attend a meeting Monday in Philadelphia.Adam Schefter of ESPN passed along the statement, which noted many players are "deeply troubled" by comments from McNair, who apologized after Seth Wickersham and Don Van Natta Jr. of ESPN.com reported he said "we can't have the inmates running the pri 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Despite shipping four goals the BVB boss says his side's defensive issues are not the result of tactical naivety 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Despite shipping four goals the BVB boss says his side's defensive issues are not the result of tactical naivety 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Anthony Joshua maintained his 100 per cent knockout ratio by stopping a bloodied Carlos Takam in the tenth round on Saturday.The post Breaking: Controversy as Joshua retains world heavyweight titles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Wydad Casablanca held Al Ahly to a 1-1 draw in the 2017 CAF Champions League final first-leg clash at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Egypt on Saturday. Moroccos Kings of Titles grabbed an important away goal ahead of the second-leg match which will take place at the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca next week Saturday. The Red Devils got off to the best possible start against the Kings of Titles as the hosts broke the deadlock just three minutes into the match. Moamen Zakaria found some space outside t 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
By James Agberebi:Nigerian forward Junior Ajayi was in action for Al Ahly who were forced to a 1-1 home draw by Wydad Casablanca of Morocco in the first leg of the 2017 CAF Champions League in Alexandria on Saturday. Ajayi, who is a regular starter for the Egyptian giants, was on from the start. Momeen [] 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Chelsea's win over Bournemouth was their second straight Premier League triumph, but Antonio Conte knows defending the title will be tough. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
THERE are fears for El Clasico with Real Madrid facing Barcelona just two days after the next Catalan elections.The post Catalan independence vote threatens El Clasico appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Kaizer Chiefs overcame AmaZulu FC 3-0 in a Telkom Knockout Cup Last 16 match at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday night. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
One of the cool things about the World Series is that it affords plenty of time and opportunities for storylines both large and small to be turned on their heads.As Game 4 of the 2017 World Series just proved, even something as on the nose as an ice-cold offense getting rescued by its coldest hitter can happen.The Los Angeles Dodgers picked up a series-tying 6-2 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Saturday. While Joc Pederson knocked 'em down with a three-run homer in the nin 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Penn State Nittany Lions came to Columbus, Ohio, as a distinct underdog against the surging Ohio State Buckeyes.The home team had been playing excellent football since absorbing a 31-16 defeat against Oklahoma in the second game of the season, and it had a chance to gain a bit of revenge after losing at Penn State a year ago.However, the Nittany Lions opened the game in explosive fashion, as Heisman Trophy candidate Saquon Barkley ran back the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown, and he 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Chelsea boss insists he is happy with the forward's performances, stressing the 25-year-old is not yet fully fit 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Chelsea boss insists he is happy with the forward's performances, stressing the 25-year-old is not yet fully fit 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Anthony Joshua maintained his 100 per cent knockout ratio by stopping a bloodied Carlos Takam in the tenth round on Saturday. The English boxer retained his International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association world heavyweight titles with a devastating display of his punching power to finish Cameroons France-based challenger at the Principality Stadium. Takam became [] 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Dear J.T. Barrett,I have a confession to make. I doubt you care or will ever read this after what transpired Saturday in Columbus, Ohio, but this feels like the appropriate moment to get this off my chest.I doubted you. So did many, many others. In fact, after your Ohio State Buckeyes lost at home to Oklahoma back in September, I thought a change was needed at quarterback. I called for your backup, Dwayne Haskins, to get repsgoing as far to tweet out a link to his recruiting profile. It was clev 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The Los Angeles Dodgers leveled the 2017 World Series at two games apiece with a 6-2 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 4 on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park in Houston.Los Angeles, which dropped the previous two contests after winning Game 1, evened things up with a ninth-inning offensive explosion featuring a clutch RBI double from Cody Bellinger and a Joc Pederson home run to support a terrific effort from starter Alex Wood, who allowed just one hit, and the rest of the pitching staff. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
A brace from Egyptian Amr Gamal helped Bidvest Wits beat Free State Stars 4-2 in a Telkom Knockout, Last 16 match at the Bidvest Stadium on Saturday night. 

England Beat Spain To Win U17 World Cup - Daily Independent
Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Lagos England completed their FIFA age group resurgence after they came from behind to beat Brazil 5-2 and win their first ever FIFA U17 World Cup title in front of 66,684 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium in Kolkata, India, on Saturday. In what was a pulsating final contest at India 2017, Spain []The post England Beat Spain To Win U17 World Cup appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
England produced a sensational performance to come from 2-0 down to thrash Spain 5-2 and win the Under-17 World Cup in India, BBC Sport reports. The Three Lions had never gone beyond the quarter-finals in the tournament before but emulated England U20s who won their World Cup in June. The margin of victory did not [] 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
England produced a sensational performance to come from 2-0 down to thrash Spain 5-2 and win the Under-17 World Cup in India. The Three Lions had never gone beyond the quarter-finals in the tournament before but emulated England U20s who won their World Cup in June. The margin of victory did not flatter Steve Coopers side, who were superb throughout and could consider themselves unlucky to fall behind to a double from Barcelona forward Sergio Gomez. Heads did not drop, and from the moment Wolves 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
English football is suddenly experiencing that feeling of waiting ages for a bus and then two come along at once. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
English football is suddenly experiencing that feeling of waiting ages for a bus and then two come along at once. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
INDEPENDENT can confirm that Enyimba's Lordson Ichull may be leaving the Peoples Elephants for Yobe Desert Stars. The player had seen limited action under Coach Gbenga Ogunbote at the seven-time Nigerian champions. The player, it has been gathered, could make a switch to the Yobe side any moment from now as the paper gathered from []The post Enyimba's Ichull Nears Yobe Desert Stars Switch appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Manchester City maintained their lead at the top of the Premier League standings in Week 10, courtesy of a spectacular 3-2 win over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.The result meant rivals Manchester United remain five points behind the Sky Blues, with the Red Devils beating Tottenham Hotspur earlier in the day. Chelsea and Arsenal also took care of business and nestled into the top five along the way. ResultsManchester United 1-0 Tottenham HotspurArsenal 2-1 Swansea CityCrystal Palace 2-2 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
There were victories for the top two in the Premier League on Saturday, with leaders Manchester City winning 3-2 at West Bromwich Albion, while Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 at Old Trafford.Both Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling were on target for the Sky Blues, with the German moving onto six league goals for the season, one behind Sterling's seven.The pair remain behind Premier League top scorer Harry Kane, who missed Spurs' defeat due to injury, whileRomelu Lukaku again 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
EPL: Man City Keep Winning, United Down Spurs 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The 23- year-old is pleased to help the Red Devils overpower the Lilywhites for their seventh win in the English top flight this term 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Peter Wright survived a scare in the second round of the 2017 European Championship darts, beating Jonny Clayton 10-8 in a thriller on Saturday at Ethias Arena in Hasselt, Belgium.Earlier, Michael Smith and Rob Cross had secured wins, with Daryl Gurney also booking his spot in the quarter-finals by beating Stephen Bunting 10-6.Mensur Suljovic advanced to the quarters as well by virtue of a 10-4 triumph against Gerwyn Price.For the full results, visit the PDC's official website. RecapSaturd 

Sun, 29 Oct 2017
Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro crushed opponents in quick-fire wins on Saturday to set up their 

FIFA U-17 World Cup: England succeeds Nigeria as champion - The Sun
Sun, 29 Oct 2017
England has succeeded Nigeria as U-17 World Cup champion after she defeated Spain 5-2 in the tournament 

FIFA U-17 World Cup: India 2017 hailed as a fantastic tournament - Vanguard
Sun, 29 Oct 2017
The FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was concluded yesterday in Kolkata, India, but the media, who gathered at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium for a closing press conference two days earlier, declared it a huge success.The post FIFA U-17 World Cup: India 2017 hailed as a fantastic tournament appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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