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Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Raheem Sterling's hard work is reaping rewards, according to Pep Guardiola, but in what ways has the Manchester City forward improved 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The General Manager of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Yusuf Alli, has said that the next target of the organisers is to work hard towards getting a silver label for the event. 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
In October, 1849, a gifted Irish horseman called George Watson left his home in County Carlow and, with a pack of hounds for company, set out on a four-month voyage to Australia, never to return. 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Arsenal Beach Soccer team will for the first time participate at the annual beach soccer tournament, 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Two days after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 to win the franchise's first-everWorld Series, the Houston Astros got a proper celebration with their fans at home. After the Astros won the Fall Classic, Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared that Nov. 3 would be Houston Astros day in the state:Coming into the celebration, the status of Justin Verlander's attendance was a mystery.Jon Heymanof FanRag Sports reported Verlander's wedding to Kate Upton is this weekend in I 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Auburn University athletic director Jay Jacobs announced Friday that he will retire in June 2018 after the school was enveloped by a slew of scandals."Earlier this week, I informed President Leath that I will step down as Director of Athletics on June 1, 2018, or sooner if my successor is in place," Jacobs wrote in a letter, according to theAuburn Plainsman'sWill Sahlie,Sam Willoughby and Chip Brownlee."I have come to this decision after a lot ofprayer, deliberative discussio 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona and potential ins and outs ahead of the January transfer window 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona and potential ins and outs ahead of the January transfer window 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal expressed his belief Friday that the Wiz are the best team in the Eastern Conference.In an interview for ESPN'sThe Jump(h/t ESPN.com) alongside backcourt mate John Wall, Beal said the following about the team:"I feel like we're the best team. That's just the way I feel. I always stand by it, because I mean, why would I sit here and say another team's better than my team' I'm not going to sit here and do that. I've got 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The Brazilian stunned the football world when he left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain, and his countryman says his exit was similar 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The Brazilian stunned the football world when he left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain, and his countryman says his exit was similar 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The 2017 Breeders Cup kicked off on Friday with four races featuring the top two- and three-year-old thoroughbred horses competing for championships and a vast fortune.The Breeders Cup is the most lucrative two-day sporting event with a total purse of $28 million divided up over a total of 13 races. Friday is the appetizer with each of the four races having a purse of at least $1 million, headlined by the $2 million Longines Distaff.2016 Breeders' Cup Purse: Friday, Nov. 3Juvenile Fillies T 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The 2017 Breeders' Cup kicked off Friday with the first four World Championship races as part of the two-day event at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in California.Day 1 action in one of the year's marquee horse racing competitions included the Juvenile Fillies Turf, Dirt Mile, Juvenile Turf and the Distaff. There are nine more championship races on tap Saturday, headlined by the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic.Let's check out the results from Friday's slate. All of the p 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The medias role in educating, informing, entertaining and influencing public opinion in Nigeria, has been more critical in recent times following the digital access where everyone and anyone can assume the role of a journalist. To enhance the capacity of journalists in this fast paced digital era, British Council Nigeria hosted a Capacity Building Workshop [] 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Tiger Woods, former world number one will make his competitive return after nine months of injury break at the Hero World Challenge on30 November. Read Also:Captain Wants Woods In U.S. Ryder Cup Team The 14-time major champion, who has had four back operations in the past three years, has not played since withdrawing from Februarys []The post Can Tiger Woods Return 'Better, Best'' appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
A recent economic impact study, conducted by the Canadian Sports Tourism Alliance, revealed that the 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Chelsea have reportedly been scouting Richmond Boakye, with the Red Star Belgrade striker said to be open to moving to Stamford Bridge during the January transfer window if the opportunity arises.The Blues are said to have had scouts watching Boakye during Red Star's 0-0 draw away to Arsenal in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday, per Belgrade publication Novosti (h/t Goal's Nino Duit).Duit noted how Chelsea have been scouting Boakye for weeks. The player told Novosti: "I am playin 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni told reporters Friday that point guard Chris Paul is "probably" two weeks away from returning to the floor after he was sidelined with a knee injury one game into the season, according to KL Chouinard of the Atlanta Hawks' official website."We're going to hold him out until it's completely well," D'Antoni said Oct. 21, according to theHouston Chronicle's Jonathan Feigen."There really is no timetable o 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Cole working for Tinkler's favour 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The Blues boss thinks that players on both sides will be able to focus despite seeing their former managers on the touchline in the Premier League 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The Blues boss thinks that players on both sides will be able to focus despite seeing their former managers on the touchline in the Premier League 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The PSG star reflected on his decision to join the Serie A side from Barcelona last year and the strain it put on some relationships 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The PSG star reflected on his decision to join the Serie A side from Barcelona last year and the strain it put on some relationships 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Deportivo play host to Atletico Madrid on Saturday afternoon, with both teams looking to walk away with all three points to improve their positions at either end of the table. Atletico Madrid currently sit in fourth place alongside neighbours Real, with both Madrid sides eight points behind league leaders Barcelona. Simeone's side have struggled to dominate games this season, and have beenheld to five draws in their opening 10 games. Meanwhile, Deportivo have only managed to 11 points in... 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Eric Lamaze: Why Hickstead is my Horse of a Lifetime 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Marseille defender Patrice Evra was sent off after launching a karate-style kick at one of his team supporters before Thursdays Europa League match against Vitoria Guimaraes. Evra, 36, was engaged in a heated exchange with a group of fans from an area reserved for around 500 Marseille supporters in Portugal before aiming a head-high kick [] 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Patron of Rangers FC, Benson Ejindu has declared that the December 23 charity match between ex Rangers 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Ex-Ulster prop Robbie Kempson says the decision to stage Saturday's game between Southern Kings and Ulster in the Wolfson Stadium is "an insult to the competition". 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Goal brings you all you need to know about the oldest competition in football, with the first-round proper set to get underway this weekend 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Goal brings you all you need to know about the oldest competition in football, with the first-round proper set to get underway this weekend 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
THE organizers of the international match between Argentina and Nigeria have announced the ticket prices 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Ferrari has competed in every Formula One season since it began in 1950 but its threatening to walk away from the sport if owners Liberty Media push through new engine changes. 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
World football body FIFA have given their approval for the international friendly between Nigeria and Argentina billed for Krasnodar, Russia on Tuesday, 14 November. According to a Nigeria Football Federation release on Friday, the approval was contained in a letter forwarded to the Football Union of Russia, addressed to the General Secretary, Aleksandr Alaev, and [] 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
World football-governing body, FIFA, has approved the friendly match between Nigeria and Argentina as scheduled in Krasnodar, Russia, on November 14. This was contained in a letter forwarded to the Football Union of Russia, addressed to the General Secretary, Aleksandr Alaev, and signed by FIFAs Director of Competitions, Christian Unger. The letter, dated October 31, [] 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
WORLD football governing body, FIFA, has given approval for the prestige international friendly between 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
French footballer Patrice Evra has been suspended for at least one match after the Olympique Marseille defender aimed a high kick at one of his club's own supporters. 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
French footballer Patrice Evra has been suspended for at least one match after the Olympique Marseille defender aimed a high kick at one of his club's own supporters. 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
With new ownership leading the organization, the Miami Marlins are reportedly ready to hear trade offers for Giancarlo Stanton, Dee Gordon and Martin Prado.ESPN's Buster Olneyreported the Marlins have indicated to other teams they will listen to deals for that trio, but not Christian Yelch or Marcell Ozuna right now.Putting Stanton, Gordon and Ozuna on the trade block is a move that has been expected from the Marlins.Barry Jackson and Clark Spencerof theMiami Heraldreported Oct. 30 that the 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The forward's former international manager believes comparing players and saying who is number one or number two in the world is a pointless exercise 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The forward's former international manager believes comparing players and saying who is number one or number two in the world is a pointless exercise 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Heather Knight can't wait for her first Women's Ashes Test as captain - after ringing the Lord's bell, going back to school and playing arcade games at Australia's version of Butlins. 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Odion Ighalo has confirmed that he will miss Nigeria's upcoming matches against Algeria and Argentina due to injury. The Chanchung Yatai striker was on Monday named in the Super Eagles' squad for their final 2018 World Cup qualifier away to Algeria on November 10, followed by a friendly against Argentina in Russia four days later. [] 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Chidi Tobias, a professional with Ikeja Golf Club in Lagos has enjoined the Nigeria Professional Golfers Association (PGAN) on the need for more tournaments to keep the players busy all year round. Read Also:24 Teen-golfers Win 1.4m Awa Ibrahim Scholarship This development he said would help boost the financial status of the professionals whom he []The post Ikeja Professional Charges PGAN On Tours appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Glasgow Warriors make it eight wins in a row in the Pro14 this season as they secure another bonus-point victory. 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Officials have said China-based striker Odion Ighalo will miss Nigeria's 2018 World Cup qualifier in Algeria as well as a friendly against Argentina because of a knee injury.The post Injury rules out Ighalo from Nigeria qualifier appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Arsenals Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi has prescribed what the Gunners need to do to beat free-scoring Manchester City in Sundays Premier League clash at the Etihad. The Super Eagles star expects the away match to be one of Arsenals stiffest tests of the season so far but reckons his side can get a good result. [] 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick denied Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers' claim Friday that he was "begging" to return to the Clippers during the offseason.According to ESPN.com's Zach Lowe, Redick responded to Rivers' comment by saying, "There was never any indication from my agent that I wanted to go back. I didn't beg to come back. I didn't want to come back."The 33-year-old Redick spent four seasons with the Clippers before signing a o 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
The Washington Wizards attempted to fuel their burgeoning rivalry with the Cleveland Cavaliers a bit more Friday.In advance of their clash at Capital One Arena on Friday night, John Wall toldThe Jump's Rachel Nichols and Paul Pierce he believes the reigning Eastern Conference champions purposefully played for the No. 2 seed so they could avoid a second-round matchup with the No. 4 Wizards."I think they understand what we can bring to the table. If you look at last year, people might sa 

Sat, 04 Nov 2017
Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is nursing a sprained left shoulder after Friday night's 130-122 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to NBC Sports Washington's Chase Hughes.Brian Windhorst of ESPN reported Wall's X-rays were negative, adding that his status for Tuesday's game against the Toronto Raptors is uncertain.Candace Buckner of the Washington Post showed Wall after the game with his shoulder in a sling:Chris Miller of NBC Sports Washington reported Wall 
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