LATEST NEWS

[News%20Update][bleft]

Newspapers Review

[Newspapers%20Review][bsummary]

POLITICS

[politics][grids]

Ohaneze Ndigbo

[Ohaneze%20Ndi%20Igbo][bsummary]

SPORTS HEADLINES

[Sports][bleft]

SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [19 JANUARY, 2018].



Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Habu Gumel, President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), on Thursday in Lagos said 10 Nigerian athletes have recently benefitted from the Commonwealth Games scholarship. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Nigeria has been accredited to participate in 9 sports at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.The post 2018 Cwealth Games: Nigeria to take part in 9 sports appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Festus Abu The Nigeria Olympic Committee confirmed on Thursday that the Commonwealth Games Federation had accredited Nigeria to feature in nine sports at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Seventy countries are scheduled to participate in the XXI Commonwealth Games which have 20 sports, and Nigeria, who came eighth in 2014 edition of [] 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Friendships or business' Winning or entertainment'Those are just some of the questions for LeBron James and Stephen Curry to ponder as team captains of theNBA's revamped All-Star Game. With conference affiliations ditched in favor of a pickup-style roster selection, the on-court architects will shape the 2018 clash set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 18.James, the leading vote-getter overall, holds the first selection. Team LeBron and Team Stephen will c 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Fernando Garcia, agent of Roma defender Emerson Palmieri has claimed that the Italian club are in talks with Chelsea over a possible move for the Italy international. The Blues have been linked with several left-backs in recent months with Juventus Alex Sandro a prime target but his clubs asking price reportedly put off Chelsea [] 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Football agent Donato Di Campli has cast doubt over whether Neymar or any of Paris Saint-Germain's biggest stars will be allowed to leave the club after describing it as a "golden prison."Di Campli represented PSG midfielder Marco Verratti until last July and told Italian newspaperTuttosporthe doesn't know if Neymarrecently linked with a move to Real Madridwill ever be permitted to leave (h/tMarca):"Nobody will get [Neymar] out of there. That team has more potential than 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
AmaZulu will be desperate to end their losing streak in the Absa Premiership when they host SuperSport United at King Zwelithini Stadium on 20 January 2018, kick-off at 20h15. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
The NBA has issued a two-game suspension to Orlando Magic guard Arron Afflalo for his role in a fight withNemanja Bjelica of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday.Yahoo Sports'Shams Charaniareported Afflalo's punishment.Afflalo andBjelicaexchanged words early in the second quarter after Bjelica disrupted Afflalo's layup attempt, leading to technical fouls for both players.With 7:58 remaining in the quarter, Afflalo took exception when Bjelica ran into him after Jamal Crawford atte 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Marco Asensio scores a late winner as a much-changed Real Madrid side win at Leganes in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Real Madrid had to rely on a late goal from Marco Asensio to earn a 1-0 win over Leganes in the Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Zambia claimed a second successive win in Group B at the 2018 African Nations Championship as they defeated Ivory Coast 2-0 on Thursday evening. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Maria Sharapova ticked off more items on her 'to-do' list at the Australian Open, returning to center 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Kyle Edmund fights back in punishing heat to beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in five sets and reach the Australian Open fourth round. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Two highly ranked players Garbine Muguruza and Stan Wawrinka are handed big upsets on day four of the Australian Open, while Dominic Thiem goes through round 3. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
If Baker Mayfield's social media activity is any indication, he may have his sights set on a future in South Florida.After Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills went live on Instagram on Thursday evening, Mayfield appeared in the comments section and commented, "#GetMeToMiami," as BBC Radio 5's Simon Clancy documented:Mayfield's stock surged throughout 2017 when he completed 70.5 percent of his passes for 4,627 yards, 43 touchdowns and six interceptions en route to H 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
The Colombia international will wear the No. 24 at the Camp Nou when he makes his debut 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
The Colombia international will wear the No. 24 at the Camp Nou when he makes his debut 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
The Belgium international had hoped for a loan move to increase his World Cup chances, but that dream might now be scuppered 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
James Rodriguez has said he is "only thinking about Bayern Munich," when asked about a potential return to Real Madrid, while Arjen Robben's father has said there is interest in the winger from other clubs.James joined Bayern on a two-year loan deal from Real Madrid last summer, but the Bavarian giants have an option to buy the Colombian at the end of that period for42 million.Per El Chiringuito (h/t AS), the 26-year-old has been asked about his future and, in particular, about re 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Anthony Joshua believes boxing helped turn his life around as he prepares for his crunch clash with Joseph Parker, according to The Mirror. The 28-year-old got in with a bad crowd as a youngster but knuckled down to win gold at the London 2012 Olympics. Joshua hasnt looked back and the WBA Super and IBF [] 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Welcome to LIVE coverage of the 2018 African Nations Championship Group B match between Ivory Coast and Zambia from Stade de Marrakech. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Zambia and Namibia booked their places in the quarter-finals of the2018 African Nations Championship with wins on Thursday.The Copper Bulletsmade it two wins out of two as they beat Ivory Coast 2-0, while a stoppage-time goal fromPanduleni Nekundi gave Namibia a 1-0 win over 10-man Uganda.Here's a look at all Thursday's results, the updated standings and schedule and a recap of the day's action. Thursday's ResultsIvory Coast 0-2 ZambiaUganda 0-1 NamibiaGroup B Standings1. Za 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Chidera Akalonu Home based Eagles head coach, Salisu Yusuf has expressed confidence in his players ahead 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
After stuttering to a barren draw with Rwanda, Nigeria will today hope to bounce back to reckoning when they face Libya in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) Group C game at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Tangier.The post CHAN: Eagles keen to avoid upset against Libya appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
By James Agberebi:Libya head coach Omar El Maryami and team captain Mohamed Nashnush have stated their target against the home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria inFridaysGroup C 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco is the three points. Libya got their campaign at this years tournament off to a winning note after defeating Equatorial Guinea 3-0on [] 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
CHAN Eagles started their 2018 African Nations Championship campaign with a goalless draw against Rwanda on Monday night. Going into the game against Libya, midfielder Austine Oladapo has assured NigeriansThe post CHAN: We were tense against Rwanda no pressure when we play Libya appeared first on TheCable. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
By Johnny Edward: Home Eagles head coach Salisu Yusuf has admitted that defeating Libya in Fridays Group C clash at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco will be a tough task for his team, Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN) reports. Libya currently lead Group C after their opening day 3-0 win over Equatorial Guinea on Monday [] 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
By James Agberebi: Zambia have progressed to the quarter-finals of the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco after defeating Cte dIvoire 2-0 in their second Group B game on Thursday in Marrakech. A brace from Augustine Mulenga secured Zambias second win of the tournament and a place into the last eight. It is Cte [] 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Premier League champions Chelsea have been accused of breaking rules regarding signing foreign players under the age of 18 following a FIFA investigation.According to David Hytner at the Guardian, the investigation looked into the signing of 25 players and the information has been passed to its disciplinary committee.The investigation was sparked by Chelsea's signing of Bertrand Traore, who arrived at the club from Auxerre as an 18-year-old in January 2014. However, FIFA have been made awar 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
With Alex Sandro priced out of a move by Juventus, the Blues have turned to another Serie A defender 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
With Alex Sandro priced out of a move by Juventus, the Blues have turned to another Serie A defender 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to the Blues as the January transfer window heats up 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to the Blues as the January transfer window heats up 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Premier Leaguechampions'Chelseahave made a surprise enquiry'for'Stoke City's36-year-old target man Peter Crouch in a desperate attempt tosolve their problems in the final third. According to the'Telegraph, the Blues have made "inquiries" (yes, plural) about the 6'7" striker as they scour the globe for back up for their under-performing star striker Alvaro Morata. Chelsea make shock Peter Crouch inquiry as search for a target man widens https://t.co/at 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Chelsea are reportedly interested in making a shock move for Stoke City striker Peter Crouch before the January transfer window closes.The Blues are keen to bring in a back-up to Alvaro Morata and have inquired as to the 36-year-old's availability, according to Sam Wallace at TheTelegraph.Chelsea have turned their attentions to Crouch after another target, West Ham United's Andy Carroll, was ruled out of action for a month with an ankle problem.That appears to have scuppered any chance 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Chippa United and Golden Arrows will renew their rivalry in the Absa Premiership when they meet at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on 21 January 2018, kick-off at 15h30. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Cape Town City and Ajax Cape Town will renew hostilities in an Absa Premiership derby at Cape Town Stadium on 20 January 2018, kick-off at 15h30. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Mudiaga Affe, Calabar The Cross River State Government has refused to give up on the possibility of hosting the National Sports Festival. It was learnt that a state in the South-West has been pushing to snatch the hosting rights from Cross River. The state is said to have assured the sports ministry that it would [] 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Two sides unbeaten after two weeks come together in Estadio Azul with each hoping to build on the momentum after 3-1 wins last weekend 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Although Jose Mourinho is hoping the goalkeeper commits his future to the Red Devils, De Gea is concentrating on the weekend's game 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Although Jose Mourinho is hoping the goalkeeper commits his future to the Red Devils, De Gea is concentrating on the weekend's game 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Every year tennis players brace themselves for potentially oppressive weather at the Australian Open -- but that doesn't make it any easier to deal with when the intense heat does arrive. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Tana Aiyejina The maiden Dolphin Swimming League, an inter-school championship, begins on Saturday at the Lagos Preparatory School, Ikoyi, organisers have said. A Lagos assembled team and the host LPS are among the six teams that will vie for honours at the event to be attended by the President of the Nigeria Aquatics Federation, Babatunde [] 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund have left want-away striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang out of the squad for their trip to Hertha Berlin as speculations about a possible move to Arsenal persist. Sporting director Michael Zorc questioned the strikers mentality and hit out at hit out at Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger after the Frenchman suggested the Gabon international [] 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Borussia Dortmund are in contact with Arsenal over a deal for Olivier Giroud, who the Bundesliga club want as a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to RMC. The report claims that BVB only want the French striker as a stop-gap for the rest of the season, with a long-term replacement to come in this summer. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
Idris Adesina Nigeria have retained their 51st position in the January world rankings released by FIFA on Thursday. The Super Eagles began 2018 by retaining the position they dropped to in December after dropping for two consecutive months in the rankings. In the latest rankings, the Eagles have 651 points an increase from the [] 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
The Super Eagles have remained static in the latest monthly FIFA Ranking of national teams released yesterday by the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA).The post Eagles static in latest FIFA Ranking appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
England netball head coach Tracey Neville believes her side will be "unbeatable" in a world final ahead of a crucial 18 months for the world number three side. 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018
By Johnny Edward: Home Eagles captain Ikechukwu Ezenwa feels that the team is not under pressure going into their crucial game against Libya on Friday at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco. Ezenwa noted that the team have put behind them their opening day 0-0 draw with Rwanda and are confident they can record [] 

No comments: