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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [12 NOVEMBER, 2017].

 


Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Welcome to AfricanFootball's ASW Live updates on the 2018 Group A match of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers between Tunisia and Libya at the Stade Olympique de Rads. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has praised the performance of the fringe players he played yesterday in Constantine when Nigeria were forced to a 1-1 draw by Algeria. Rohr praised the attitude of the players who were minutes away from clinching a win before a controversial penalty helped Algeria draw level late into the game. []The post 2018 World Cup: I have found good new players says Rohr appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Yesterday in Constantine in Algeria, the Super Eagles rounded up their 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The University of Kentucky added a massive piece to its 2018 recruiting class Saturdaywith a commitment from prized shooting guardKeldon Johnson.Scout.com's Evan Daniels confirmed Johnson's choosing the Wildcats.Johnson is a 5-star prospect who checks in as the No. 14 overall recruit in the 2018 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. He's also listed as the second-best shooting guard and the top incoming player from the state of Virginia.The 6'6", 216-poun 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Nigerias capital, Abuja is bracing for a huge in-flock of tourists as the countdown of this years Abuja Carnival Polo Tournament dominate media headlines across the world. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
A late goal from Sergio Aguero unlocked a stubborn Russian defence on Saturday as Argentina won 1-0 in the ground that will stage the World Cup final next year. The goal by the Manchester City forward gave the South Americans a deserved win at Moscows renovated 81,000-capacity Luzhniki stadium. We came here to play against []The post Aguero seals Argentina win in Moscow appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Alabama Crimson Tide made their case to become the No. 1 team in the College Football Playoff standings next week with a thrilling 31-24victory over the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium.Trailing 24-17 early in the fourth quarter, Alabama scored two touchdowns in the final 10 minutes, includingDeVonta Smith's 26-yard reception with 25 seconds remaining, to keep its undefeated season (10-0) alive.Heading into Saturday, Georgia was the top-ranked team in the pla 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Nigeria failed to finish their preliminary campaign on a winning note on Friday but got in some good preparation for 2018 World Cup in a feisty 1-1 draw away at Algeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Martin O'Neill's side will feel they have the advantage after holding the hosts to a goalless draw in Copenhagen on Saturday night 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has reportedly traveled to Europe to seek further treatment on his right shoulder after a lack of progress following surgery forced the team to place him on season-ending injured reserve last week.Mike Wells and Chris Mortensen of ESPN.com provided the status update Saturday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network noted Luck was trying to get his pain under control and get the muscles balanced and working together properly.Luck underwent surgery on his throwing sh 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
It took the heroics Sergio Aguero who scored a late goal for Argentina to defeat Russia 1-0 in a friendly international ahead of next year's World Cup on Saturday. Aguero's goal set the South Americans on their way to a well-deserved win at Moscow's renovated 81,000-capacity Luzhniki stadium which will host next year's final. Argentina, orchestrated by Lionel Messi, seized the initiative early in the game but their first meaningful chance came in the 21st minute when Angel Di 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
AC Milan have become the latest club linked with Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka, as the Rossoneri are said to be preparing a January offer for the Arsenal target.Roman newspaper Corriere dello Sport (h/t Calciomercato.com's Nima Tavallaey Roodsari) report Milan will approach the player in January to make their pitch and sign him to a pre-contract.The report also links Barcelona, Tottenham, Juventus and Bayern Munich with the Germany international, but just about every top club in Europ 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) internal ethics and compliance department is currently 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Auburn Tigers are making a bid to become the first two-loss team to make the College Football Playoff after dominating the top-ranked Georgia Bulldogs in a40-17winon Saturday.Auburn's two losses have come by a combined 12 points, including a 14-6 defeat against No. 4 Clemson. The Tigers' end-of-season schedule could include another game against Georgia and the Iron Bowl against Alabama on Nov. 25.If Auburn defeats Alabama to win the SEC West and gets another win over Georgia in the 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Thes Wales manager knows the oft-injured Real Madrid attacker will be "gutted" after another injury setback 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Thes Wales manager knows the oft-injured Real Madrid attacker will be "gutted" after another injury setback 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Leon Balogun has dedicated Nigeria's unbeaten run in the 2018 World Cup qualification series to ill 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Mainz 05 defender, Leon Balogun, is delighted to captain the Super Eagles in their final World Cup 2018 Qualifiers against Algeria and said the experience was a great one in his career. Balogun said after the game that, wearing the captain's band gave him extra responsibilities and he was determined not to lose the game. He also praised John Ogu who scored Nigeria's only goal in the match. He also commended Ola Aina who made his full debut for Nigeria in the game. Already-qualified Nig 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Stand-in captain against Algeria, Leon Balogun is excited to lead the Nigerian team in the absence of Captain John Mikel Obi, saying it is a great honour to wear the captain arm-band. Nigeria played out a 1-1 draw with the Fennecs of Algeria at Constantine on Friday night after Hapoel Beer Sheva of Israel midfielder, []The post Balogun: It's a Great Honour To Lead S'Eagles appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Yves Banana scored in stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 draw for Cameroon in Zambia on Saturday at the end of a disappointing World Cup Group B campaign for the African champions. Zambia teenager Patson Daka opened the scoring and set up Brian Mwila to put the hosts ahead again after Senegal had leveled before []The post Banana salvages World Cup draw for Cameroon appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona and potential ins and outs ahead of the January transfer window 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona and potential ins and outs ahead of the January transfer window 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Nigerian international, Victor Moses has been named as five of the contenders for this year's BBC African 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Free-agent cornerback Byron Maxwell is reportedly scheduled to visit the Seattle Seahawks following Richard Sherman's season-ending Achilles tear.According to theSeattle Times' Bob Condotta, Maxwell and Trovon Reedwill make trips to the Pacific Northwest "in the coming days."Both Maxwell and Reed have varying degrees of experience in Seattle's defense, which makes them logical considerations as Week 11 approaches.Maxwell, 29, spent the first four seasons of his career wi 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Thomas Meunier has revealed it was Paris Saint-Germain who refused Chelsea's late offer for his services.Speaking to Sky Sports (h/tMetro),Meunier explained PSG were unpreparedto let him go due to their shortages in his position as the transfer deadline approached.Meunier said:"The last day of the transfer period they [Chelsea] made an offer to Paris but it was no from the club.""They did not want to sell me because we only have two right-backs at the club, Dani Alves and mys 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Top-ranked Georgia ran into a motivated group of Auburn Tigers, and the Bulldogs saw their undefeated record go down the drain as they absorbed a 40-17 defeat.Auburn was prepared for Georgia's explosive running attack, and they stopped the Bulldogs in their tracks. Running back Nick Chubb was held to 27 yards on 11 carries, and the Georgia offense never got loose.Kerryon Johnson led Auburn's running attack with 167 yards, and quarterback Jarrett Stidham joined him, throwing for 214 yar 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Conte dismisses Italy return talk 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Through to the World Cup for the first time since the heroics of 2002, can Senegal, led by the Liverpool forward, reach the same level as that team 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Manchester City ace will be delighted with his afternoon in Lille as coach Tite made a number of changes in the victory at Stade Pierre-Mauroy 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green will miss Saturday's game against the Chicago Bulls due to a hamstring injury, according to theSan Antonio Express-News' Jeff McDonald."It's not major, just don't want to risk it right now," Green said, according to theSan Antonio Express-News' Tom Orsborn.The 30-year-old has long operated as one of the NBA's more established three-and-D threats, but his reputation has taken a hit over the past two seasonsnamely 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Martin O'Neill's Republic of Ireland side kept a third successive clean sheet to boost their hopes of reaching the World Cup in Russia. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Martin O'Neill's Republic of Ireland side kept a third successive clean sheet to boost their hopes of reaching the World Cup in Russia. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) beat Guinea 3-1 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification (CAF) Group A match at the Stade des Martyrs on Saturday. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Emir of Katsina and the Life Chairman of Nigerian Polo Federation (NPF), His Royal Highness Alhaji Abdulmumuni Kabir Usman has heap accolades on Leadway Assurance for providing insurance cover for participants at the recently concluded 2017 Kaduna international polo tournament. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
ARSENAL MANAGER, Arsene Wenger has revealed that England's reluctance to push for Alex Iwobi influenced the Arsenal midfielder's decision to play for Nigeria. Prior to getting his first cap for Nigeria in October 2015, the 21-year-old had featured for the Three Lions' youth sides. And despite prospects of representing them at full international level, Iwobi [] 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that Alex Iwobi chose Nigeria ahead of England because the West African country weremore willing to have him. Iwobi, who was born in NigeriaThe post England didnt really push for Alex Iwobi, says Wenger appeared first on TheCable. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Olympique Marseille full-back Patrice Evra has been banned from European club football for the rest of the season, Uefa said on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Evra is also leaving the French Ligue 1 club by mutual consent as his career looks set for an ignominious end. The former France international []The post Evra banned for rest of the season appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Season 2 of the Five-A-Side Hockey Championship which flicks off at the Union Bank Hockey Pitch in Lagos four months ago will finally come to an end on the November 18. Unlike what happened in Season 1, when the league had a runaway leader in Indomitables Hockey team, the Season 2 poses a different kind of climax that still doesn't have a clear cut winner and this will most probably linger to the very end of Season 2 due to the numerous twists and turns experienced in the Season....The 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Roger Federer looks ahead to the ATP Finals and atmosphere at the end-of-season showcase. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Nigeria's U-17 women team the Flamingoes will resume camping this week as they prepare to face their Ethiopian counterparts in next month's FIFA U17 World Cup.The post FIFA U17 WWC: Flamingoes get set for Ethiopia appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Gabonese referee that officiated the Algeria versus Nigeria World Cup qualifiers game at the weekend, Eric Otogo-Castane, received a knock from the Confederation of African Football ( CAF) who criticized that penalty awarded against Nigeria which helped Desert Foxes draw 1-1 against Nigeria. Algeria forced the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a draw thanks to a late penalty converted by Yacine Brahaimi which cancelled out John Ogu 62nd minute goal for Nigeria. The incident that lead to the penalty 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker, and the men's team pursuit team, win gold for Britain at the Track Cycling World Cup in Manchester. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Great Britain's Olympic medal hopeful Katie Ormerod wins silver at the first Big Air World Cup of the season in Milan. 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
GOVERNOR OF Lagos State, Akinwumi Ambode, has sacked the Lagos State Sports Commission boss, Deji Tinubu. Tinubu has been at the helm of affairs of sports since the inception of the Ambode administration; but his reign ended abruptly late Thursday. Ambode on Thursday made sweeping changes in the administration of sports in the state with [] 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The first group matches of the 2017 Grand Slam of Darts were played on Saturday, as the action kicked off on the opening night in Wolverhampton, England.Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor both carved out 5-1 victories in their opening encounters at the oche, defeatingRoss Montgomery andPeter Machin, respectively.There was a shock as James Wade was beaten 5-1 by Robbie Green, butRaymond van Barneveld cruised to a 5-1 win againstJamie Hughes.Here are Saturday's group results: Afternoon 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Hlungwane stages tourney in Giyani 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Arsenal midfielder has been linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium having struggled to hold down a place in the Gunners' midfield 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
The Arsenal midfielder has been linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium having struggled to hold down a place in the Gunners' midfield 

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Hope Solo says Sepp Blatter grabbed her inappropriately 


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