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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [1 NOVEMBER, 2017].



Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The 2017 Kwara Open Golf Championship scheduled to tee off at the Ilorin Golf Club in Ilorin on November 7 is expected to attract over 300 players. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
All is set for the maiden 4 Inches Heel Race Competition holding in Lagos on November 18, 2017. According to the organisers, DAK Marketing Services Limited (DMS), the event is aimed at providing a platform for young Nigerian women to showcase their skills and God-given talents. The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of DMS, []The post 4 Inches Heel Race competition debuts in Lagos appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation on Tuesday said it had increased the weight categories from eight to 10 for the Governor Nyesom Wike National Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt from November 23 to 30. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the United World Wrestlings Bureau officially approved the switch from eight to 10 weight categories [] 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has officially confirmed introduction a 10km race during next years edition of the event. Two cars donated by GAC Motors have also been confirmed as the top prizes up for grabs by the winners of the Men's and Women's 10km races. These latest cheering developments were announced on Tuesday by Bukola Olopade the Project Consultant for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Olopade explained that the introduction of the 10km races was ge 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The Cleveland Browns didn't improve their roster before Tuesday's trade deadline, but they almost acquired Cincinnati Bengals backup quarterback AJ McCarron.According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Browns and Bengals discussed a deal that got "close" to completion, but nothing was finalized.Schefter reported the Bengals had approved the deal five minutes before the 4 p.m. ET deadline but the Browns didn't agree in time. ESPN Radio's Tony Grossi reported the Browns we 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup returns to the Alps after an intense summer of high altitude training. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Dani Alves has told FourFourTwo that his switch from Sevilla to Liverpool back in 2006 had been more or less a done deal. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The Spanish side are in danger of crashing out of the Champions League after failing to overcome Qarabag yet again, and it could have been even worse 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The Spanish side are in danger of crashing out of the Champions League after failing to overcome Qarabag yet again, and it could have been even worse 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Arsenal as they continue the fight to hold on to Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Roma take top spot in Group C after the Italian side took advantage of a defensive mess sealing a 3-0 win at the expense of Chelsea on Tuesday night. A Stephan El Shaarawy brace and a Diego Perotti stunner sealed all three points for Roma as the Blues slipped to second in the group. Chelsea travelled to Rome with confidence following their 1-0 victory away to Bournemouth on Saturday evening. Eden Hazard scored the winner early on in the second half but the Blues should have killed the game... 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Thomas Partey cancelled out a shock first-half opener from Qarabag but Atletico Madrid lacked the cutting edge to claim a much-needed win. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Top national tennis star Abdulmumuni Babalola will be up against his kinsmen when Team Oluyole hosts Team Civil Defence in Ibadan to decide the second set of round robin matches in the Blue Group this weekend. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Barcelona will have to wait to qualify from Group D of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League after being held to a 0-0 draw by Olympiakos at theStadio Georgios Karaiskakis on Tuesday night.The Blaugrana dominated the match but saw marquee strikers Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi miss several chances.This stalemate, along with Sporting Lisbon's 1-1 draw at home to Juventus, means Barca missed the chance to qualify this week, although the club remains in control of the group on 10 points.Barca manag 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Barcelona may soon know how much it would cost for them to sign Paulo Dybala following reports Juventus are "desperately" trying to extend his contract, complete with a release clause. Elsewhere, Barca goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has said Leon Goretzka would have no trouble fitting in atthe club.Italian outlet ElGolDigital (via Calciomercato.com, h/tSports Illustrated) reported Dybala's new deal in Turin could have a release clause worth230 million (202 million) as Juve look 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Javi Martinez's header consigns Celtic to defeat and ends their hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout stage. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The Boston Celtics began the 2017-18 NBA season by dropping Games 1 and 2 to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Milwaukee Bucks respectively.But, since then, they've gone on a five-game winning streak, most recently defeating the San Antonio Spurs by 14. In doing so, they became the first team in 15 years to follow up two opening losses with five or more straight victories, per NBA Stats.After losing All-Star offseason addition Gordon Hayward to a broken tibia and dislocated ankle during the opene 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Burnley chairman Mike Garlick has said that he wants to keep in demand manager Sean Dyche at Turf Moor for another five years. Dyche celebrated five years in charge of Burnley with a 1-0 win at home to Newcastle in Monday night, which lifted the Clarets to seventh in the Premier League, level on points with Liverpool. ' 30th October '12: Sean Dyche takes charge of Burnley, 14th in the Championship. ' 30th October '17: Burnley 7th in the Premier League. ' pic.twitter.com/ 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Umar Muhammed, Lafia Unity Bank on Saturday won the 2017 All Financial Institutions League after beating Security Exchange Commission 1-0 at the Lafia Stadium. The competition, which is organised annually by Central Bank of Nigeria in conjunction with the Nigeria Football Federation started with 21 teams. Unity Bank got N2m and a trophy for winning [] 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Jacky Motshegwa scored the only goal of the game as Bloemfontein Celtic defeated Maritzburg United 1-0 in an Absa Premiership clash at Dr Molemela Stadium on Tuesday evening. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Manchester United closed to the brink of the Champions League knockout phase after more inadvertent generosity from Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar helped them to a 2-0 victory on Tuesday.The post Champions League knockout: Svilar helps Man Utd to brink of last 16 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Manchester United are on the verge of booking their place in the UEFA Champions League knockout stages after beating Benfica2-0 on Tuesday, while Chelsea were dethroned from the Group C summit following a3-0 loss to AS Roma.Elsewhere,the Spanish titans got a Halloween fright as Barcelona played out a bore draw in their trip to Olympiakos, while Atletico Madrid and Qarabag each finished with 10 men in a 1-1 draw.Paris Saint-Germain secured their place in the round of 16 after drubbing Anderlecht5 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Stephan El Shaarawy scored a brace as AS Roma mauled Chelsea 3-0 to claim top spot in Champions League Group C on Tuesday at the expense of the English champions.The post Champions League: How Roma mauled Chelsea appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois after being beaten three times without reply as Chelsea fell to defeat in Rome. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The College Football Playoff Committee has spoken for the first time this season, and No. 1 Georgia (8-0), No. 2 Alabama (8-0), No. 3 Notre Dame (7-1) and No. 4 Clemson (7-1) are the four teams sitting atop the rankings in this season's initial release.But college football fans know that the initial rankings may be good for talk shows, debates and projections, but they may not have anything to do with the four teams that will be left standing at the end of the season and have a chance to wi 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Alabama head coach Nick Saban doesn't care about the College Football Playoff rankings. His opinion might be a little different now that Alabama is looking up at a fellow SEC member.To the surprise of many, Georgia, not Alabama is the top-ranked team in the country in the inaugural 2017 CFP rankings, which were released Tuesday. The Crimson Tide are ranked No. 2, followed by Notre Dame and Clemson in the final two playoff spots.Oklahoma and Ohio State are the two teams on the outside lookin 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Most analysts would agree two SEC programs lead the pack in the year's first College Football Playoff rankings. On Halloween night, who would the committee treat with the No. 3 and No. 4 spots' Which school will move forward feeling tricked out of top position in the standings'Some would argue Georgia's resume looks better than that of Alabama because of wins against two ranked opponents. How much did strength of schedule factor into deciding between the No. 1 and No. 2 schoo 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Cologne have been fined 60,000 by UEFA following the crowd trouble at their Europa League match with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. Kick-off was delayed by an hour after thousands of travelling fans arrived at the stadium without tickets after marching through London. There were then scuffles with stewards as some supporters, who had managed []The post Cologne fined 60,000 for crowd trouble appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The Crew will take a three-goal lead into the second leg at Yankee Stadium after a wildly entertaining game in Columbus 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The Crew will take a three-goal lead into the second leg at Yankee Stadium after a wildly entertaining game in Columbus 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Ola Kamara, Artur, Justin Meram and Harrison Afful were on target as Columbus Crew crushed New York City on Tuesday. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Ola Kamara, Artur, Justin Meram and Harrison Afful were on target as Columbus Crew crushed New York City on Tuesday. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
On a night when the club was hosting an MLS Eastern Conference semifinal first leg, fans came out to make it clear what was on their minds 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
The Commonwealth Games Federation raised "170 detailed queries" when deeming Birmingham's bid for the 2022 event non-compliant. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Claudio Ranieri believes his former side Chelsea's struggles have at least been partly been down to the departure of Diego Costa.The post Costa carried Chelsea on his back'Ranieri appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Manchester United all but clinched their place in the Champions League knockout phase on Wednesday night, securing a 2-0 win over Benfica at Old Trafford that also ended the Portuguese side's chances of advancing past the group stage.Daley Blind scored for the home side in the victory, while goalkeeperMile Svilar was credited with another own-goal against United after Nemanja Matic's shot bounced off the post and onto his back before rolling into the net.CSKA Moscow's 2-1 win over 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians told reporters Tuesday running back David Johnson is doubtful to return this season after he suffered a wrist injury in Week 1, according to AZCentral's Kent Somers.AriansaddedJohnson is still in a cast."We will continue to monitor that to see if he can come back this season," general manager Steve Keim said, according to Darren Urban of the team's official website.Johnson's wrist ailment was just the first of several bad pieces 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Deeney Slammed with Three-match Ban 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Chelsea fell to second in Champions League Group C behind Roma as Stephan El Shaarawy inspired a memorable triumph in the Italian capital. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
As millions of Nigerians express overt support for the forthcoming Match-4-IDPs, the Emir of Kano, HRH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has declared that he would lead thousands of fans who will watch the charity match billed for December 4 at the Sani Abacha stadium Kano. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will request permission from FIFA to wear poppies during November's international matches. It comes after the law was changed last month, allowing the home nations to wear a poppy if opposing teams and the competition organiser agree to it. The football associations of the four nations said in a [] 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Rangers International will soon be floated on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), an official of the Administrative Commission of Inquiry on Rangers confirmed on Tuesday. Based on the submissions made by the commission, the Enugu State Government will likely divest its shares and stakes in Rangers soon. About two months ago, the state government had []The post Enugu Rangers To Be Listed On Stock Exchange appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
By James Agberebi: Super Eagles forward Ibrahim Alhassan has vowed to give his all to make sure Austria Wien get a positive result against Croatias Rijeka in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday. Austria Wien will be looking for their first win in the group stage when they host Rijeka. The Austrian top flight club [] 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Festus Abu Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has received praise from former Super Eagles stars Ben Iroha and Ike Shorunmu for including Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and Manchester Citys holding midfielder in his 25-man squad for his teams fixtures against Algeria and Argentina. Nigeria face Algeria in their last World Cup qualifier in Bilda [] 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott rushed a whopping 33 times for 150 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against the Washington Redskins.Elliott's output in the contest pushed him to 21 touchdowns through his 22nd career game, tying him with Hall of FamerBarry Sanders and Billy Sims as the third-quickest player since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970 to reach the total, per NFL Communications. Only Hall of Famers Early Campbell and Erick Dickers required fewer contests to reach the total, bo 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott willfile an emergency appeal with the 2nd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Tuesdayafter a New York judge denied his request for a preliminary injunction against a six-game NFL suspension Monday night.Attorney Daniel Wallachand Mark Maske of the Washington Postreported the NFL Players Association filed an emergency motion with JudgeKatherine Polk Failla, which means the Cowboys playmaker could remain available while the appeal process plays out. JudgeFa 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has split from coach Alberto Salazar and will return to Britain. 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Swiss tennis legend, Roger Federer defeated Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in three sets to win his seventh title of the year after falling behind in the first set. The World no 2, lost the first set 6-7 but rallied back in the second and third set to win his eighth Swiss title by [] 

Wed, 01 Nov 2017
FIFA is considering replacing international friendlies with a new 'World League'. According to the proposal the implementation would last a whole year and divide nations into first, second and third divisions. The proposal comes with FIFA conducting a broad review of international tournaments ahead of next summer's World Cup. Friendlies have proved increasingly unpopular given [] 
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