SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [10TH OCTOBER, 2017].



Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Las Vegas' "big guys" have donated millions of dollars to the victims of the recent shooting in the city, according to the Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Umar Muhammed, Lafia The Nasarawa State Badminton Association chairman Jibril Abubakar says no fewer than 20 badminton teams from states will participate in a tournament to honour stakeholders of the game. Abubakar said His Royal Highness, Alhaji Abubakar Umar, would witness the three-day event, which begins on Saturday in Nasarawa town, Nasarawa Local Government Area [] 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has given a bonus of $US85,000 to each of the players who clinched 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Reported incidents of discrimination at English professional football matches rise by 53% in a year, according to Kick It Out. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The ex-Barcelona defender says the forward has huge potential but must work hard alongside the likes of Neymar in order to fulfil it 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Indianapolis Colts quarterback has been ruled out for the team's Week 6 matchup against the Tennessee Titans, according to head coach Chuck Pagano.That leaves Jacoby Brissett in place as the team's starter.Brissett has been solid if unspectacular since taking over as the team's starter for Scott Tolzien, throwing for 997 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions in five games. He's also completed just 60.6 percent of his passes and rushed for 83 yards and another three sc 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo looped a game-winning single in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals on Monday night to give the Cubs a 2-1 victory in Game 3 of a National League Division Series.After Leonys Martin scored, Rizzo was caught between first and second to end the inning. As the Wrigley Field crowd roared, the cameras zoomed in on his face."Respect me!" he yelled as he walked toward the dugout. "Respect me!"That appeared to be i 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
As the only African to make it to the quater-final of the World Cup and Olympic Games, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) through it Publication Editor, Ian Marshal has described Aruna Quadri has a record setter following his feat at the Polish Open at the weekend.The post Aruna Quadri is a record setter ITTF appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Emma should be careful what she asks for. The WWE star hasn't been shy about her desire to have a bigger role on Raw, and now she has a match at WWE TLC on Oct. 22.The problem for Emma is she has a date with the unbeaten Empress of Tomorrow, Asuka. WWE announced the match Monday night on Raw:Asuka sent a message to her opponent on Twitter:Asuka will be making her debut on the WWE main roster. She has been out of action since beating Ember Moon at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn on Aug. 19. Shesuffer 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Republic of Ireland claimed a World Cup play-off spot at Wales expense after James McCleans crisp second-half strike earned his side a 1-0 victory in Cardiff on Monday. The West Bromwich Albion wingers goal moved Ireland above Wales into second place in Group D below Serbia, meaning Martin ONeills men will be one of [] 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The first 15 nominees for the prestigious award have been announced, with the full 30-man list to be unveiled through the day on October 9 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The full 30-man list includes seven Real Madrid players following their second successive Champions League win last season 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Ballon d'Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo, the hot favourite to retain his crown in 2017, has been included 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Barbarians announced the launch of a women's team, who will play their first match in November. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Barcelona reportedly want to sell Arda Turan, Paco Alcacer and Thomas Vermaelen, and all three players could depart when the transfer window reopens in January.According to Javier Miguel at Sport,the club's priority is to sell Turan, who is yet to feature at all for Barcelona this season and does not appear to be in coach Ernesto Valverde's plans.Arsenal are interested in the midfielder, but Barcelona "don't want to come off badly from any deal," and the Gunners "wo 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
They have won the World Cup twice and have some of the world's best players, so why are Argentina in danger of missing out on Russia' Tim Vickery explains. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The management of Betland.com, a leading sports betting platform, has disclosed that it has embarked on taking the Nigerian gaming space by the storm with a re-launch that will make the platform simple to access and play on. Managing Director, Betland.com, Babajimi Ogunlana, said the platform would provide both online and retail betting services and boasts a fantastic array of products including Sport, Lottery, Online Casino, Virtual Sports and Fantasy Sports. 'The company offers the best o 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Wide receiver Brandon Marshall's first season with the New York Giants is ending after just five games.Marshall posted a message on Instagram Monday revealing he will undergo season-ending surgery Tuesday. This comes after the Giants announced Marshall suffered an ankle injury during Sunday's contest against the Los Angeles Chargers.Marshall's setback leaves the Giants notably shorthanded at wide receiverwhich was widely thought to be a position of strength entering the season wit 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Chicago Bears got the Mitchell Trubisky era off on the wrong foot as they fell 20-17 to the Minnesota Vikings Monday night at Soldier Field.Chicago moves to 1-4 with the loss. The Bears will hit the road to take on the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday in Week 6. They're 3-2 all-time against the Ravens, winning their most recent head-to-head meeting in November 2013.Minnesota, which is 3-2 with Monday's result, has another NFC North clash ahead as it takes on the Green Bay Packers, who ar 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Blues have come out top, with Arsenal, Napoli, Eintracht Frankfurt & Lazio making up the top five from Europe's top divisions 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The attacking duo will return to Europe rather than traveling with El Tri for their final match of the Hexagonal 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Wales will have to wait until 2022 to have another chance of appearing at a World Cup, with the manager set to contemplate his next move 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Chicago Cubs are facing a lawsuit from a fan. On Monday, A.J. Perez of USA Today reported Jay Loos, a 60-year-old Cubs fan, filed a lawsuit against the team and Major League Baseball after he was left blind in one eye and suffered a broken nose as the result of being hit by a foul ball while attending a game.According to Perez, Loos' lawyer said his client was hit during the Cubs' Aug. 29 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field."I knew foul balls go into the stand 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
By Lekan Olaseinde Abuja Th e Youth and Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung has attributed the qualifi cation of the Super Eagles for the 2018 Russia World Cup to hard work, determination and sacrifi ce by all stakeholders involved in the process. Barrister Dalung made the remark while heaping encomiums on the Super Eagles after ...The post Dalung attributes Nigeria's World Cup ticket to hard work appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster has quit his position after a video was released on social media showing him snorting a white powdery substance. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
President Donald Trump expressed his support of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who said he will bench any Cowboys player who refuses to stand for the national anthem.Jones discussed his thoughts about standing for the anthem Sunday night."We cannot in any way give the implication that we tolerate disrespecting the flag," he said, according to the Dallas Morning News' Brandon George. "We know that there is a serious debate in this country about those issues, but there is no 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Answering one of the many questions surrounding the defending Eastern Conference champions, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue confirmed he'll start Dwyane Wade at shooting guard and use JR Smith off the bench, according to ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin.Since arriving in a trade from the New York Knicks in January 2015, all but seven of Smith's 164 appearances with the Cavs has come as a starter.Last month, Smith expressed a willingness to cede his starting role to Wade, per WK 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Winner of the Man-of-the -Match award in the Super Eagles' 1-0 victory over Zambia on Saturday, Shehu Abdullahi, has said the teams next target is to perform well at the Mundial. The victory qualified Super Eagles for their sixth World Cup appearance with the Brazil Olympic Games bronze medallist hopeful of making his debut at the world stage. Abdullahi said the award was not paramount on his mind when the team was playing, but how to help the country secure a victory. 'Qualifying for 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Lionel Messi and the Albiceleste must win to be sure that a path to next summer's World Cup will remain open to them beyond Tuesday night 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Egypts President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi on Monday evening handed a bonus of $85,000 to members of the Egyptian football national team, the Pharaohs, who achieved a 2018 World Cup qualification. The country last participated in the World Cup in 1990 with Italy as hosts. The Pharaohs claimed a 2-1 win over Congo Brazzaville courtesy of [] 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Egypt manager Hctor Cper had already been taking medication for high blood pressure to deal with the stress before the game. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Egypt manager Hctor Cper had already been taking medication for high blood pressure to deal with the stress before the game. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has given a bonus of $US85,000 to each of the players who clinched a place at the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.The post Egypt's president gives players $85,000 each appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Liverpool winger scored twice to deliver the Pharaohs a World Cup ticket after several years without representation at the global showpiece 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
I sacrificed over $30,000 Oman deal for club - CoachContrary to reports in some sections of the media (Daily Trust not included) that former El-Kanemi Warriors Technical Adviser Ladan Bosso has been sacked, the chairman of the club Zanna Mohammed Mala has come out to say they only parted ways with the coach on mutual agreement. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The main draw of the first week of the 2017 Governors Cup Lagos Tennis Championship served off yesterday with two of the countrys top players sent packing in the first round of the two-stage $100,000 prize-money tournament. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
It's a problem that you'd expect on a cold, dark morning ahead of a morning commute, not in the glare of a Formula One starting grid. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Football fans in Ilorin on Monday urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to start early preparation for the Super Eagles ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Tana Aiyejina The Nigeria Roller Sports Federation has invited 15 male and female athletes to camp ahead of the African Skating Championship slated for, Lome, Togo, in December. Fifty athletes from 35 states participated in the two-day trials. The athletes, who were selected after a two-day national trials in track events and marathon at the [] 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Two top Nigeria club sides that qualified to represent Nigeria in the forthcoming 2017 FIBA Africa Zone 3 Qualifiers have threatened to take legal action against the Musa Kida led faction of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, over its planned move to rob them of the tickets.The post FIBA Zone 3 Qualifiers: Gombe Bulls, Kano Pillars threaten Kida's NBBF with legal action appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Changes to goalkeeping and defending have been criticised by some players as a step backwards for EA Sports' latest release 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Florida Gators are taking a rather literal approach with their nickname for Saturday's SEC game against the Texas A&M Aggies.Darren Rovell of ESPN shared the uniforms Florida will use, which will make the team look like actual Gators when it takes the field:"As the only Division I school in the country named the Gators, UF and Nike officials saw a unique opportunity that has been in the works for over two years," Will Pantages of the programs official website wrote. " 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The latest edition of the hugely popular management simulation now has a confirmed release date of November 10 - including the Touch and mobile games 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday inaugurated the Football Forever statue at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. According to the governor, football remains the most popular sport that unites nation. The statue is a 22ft tall sculpture of four players, two aside, standing on an eight-foot concrete pedestal, showcasing the passion [] 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Ghana international was close to joining the Yellow-Reds in the summer but the deal fell through, and the club are eyeing a retry in January 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The France international's 'scorpion kick' against Crystal Palace has seen him make the three-man shortlist ahead of the Best FIFA Awards 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The France international admitted that he almost lined up at Goodison Park this season after the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Annika Sorenstam has never been afraid to mix it with the men. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The first leg (Futures 4) of 2017 edition of the Governor's Cup Lagos Tennis Championship began Monday with shocking result as number one seed in the men's singles, Egyptian Karim-Mohamed Maamoun failed to make it to the next round of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) pro circuit competition going on at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.The post Governor's Cup top seed tumbles out appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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