Serious heat up as FIFA nominates Neymar, Messi and C Ronaldo as FIFA Men Of The Year

Ronaldo helped Real Madrid to a second consecutive Champions League title and finished as the tournament’s top scorer with 12 goals earlier this year. Messi and Neymar claimed the Spanish King’s Cup with Barcelona with the former finishing as La Liga’s top scorer with 37 goals last season. The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony will … Continue reading Serious heat up as FIFA nominates Neymar, Messi and C Ronaldo as FIFA Men Of The Year

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What the Supreme Court Says About Sitting Out the National Anthem

When the president uses what used to be called his "bully pulpit" – but now is called "Twitter" – to attack a person or an issue, of course it has much broader consequences. For instance, it's no surprise that after campaigning on a travel ban focused on Muslims and selectively bringing attention to terrorist attacks … Continue reading What the Supreme Court Says About Sitting Out the National Anthem

FIBA: D’Tigers crush on Senegal to make it through to the final

The defending champions beat the impressive Senegal 76-71 and will play the hosts Tunisia for the title on Saturday. It was a keenly contested match with Nigeria winning the first quarter 15 points to 12, the D’Tigers took the second 19-17 and fought hard to win the third 18-16. Senegal won the final quarter 26-24 … Continue reading FIBA: D’Tigers crush on Senegal to make it through to the final

Aubameyang and Omagbemi only Africans on Fifa shortlists

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nigeria's women's coach Florence Omagbemi are the only Africans in contention for Fifa's annual awards. Aubameyang is one of 24 players nominated for The Best Fifa Men's Player award. The 27-year-old was the top scorer in the Bundesliga last season with 31 goals for Borussia Dortmund. Omagbemi lead Nigeria to an eighth continental … Continue reading Aubameyang and Omagbemi only Africans on Fifa shortlists

Conor McGregor speaks of how he idolizes Mayweather

This cult of personality ignites Dublin's youth as a symbol of hope while those of a certain vintage remain vocal in their distaste for his words and uneasy with the sport he represents. Critical moments shaped his childhood, interests and mind to form a persona he labels 'The Notorious'. But what made the man behind … Continue reading Conor McGregor speaks of how he idolizes Mayweather

FIFA Rankings: Eagles Move One Spot Up To 38th Position

Despite the movement, the Eagles retained their sixth position in Africa. The Pharaohs of Egypt is ranked 25th in the world and occupy the top spot in Africa followed by Congo Dr, Senegal, Tunisia and Cameroon. Meanwhile, Brazil returned to the summit of the rankings, as world champions, Germany, dropped back to 2nd position. FIFA Rankings … Continue reading FIFA Rankings: Eagles Move One Spot Up To 38th Position

Neymar: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde shrugs off PSG reports

Paris St-Germain have reportedly triggered the forward's 222m euro (£199m) release clause, although Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu told Sport  fans the 25-year-old is not for sale. Neymar did not speak to reporters after the pre-season win in New Jersey, but Valverde did address the speculation. "We want Neymar with us," he said. "We know his value … Continue reading Neymar: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde shrugs off PSG reports

Danilo: Manchester City sign Real Madrid defender for £26.5m

The 26-year-old Brazil international has signed a five-year deal and will join City on their pre-season tour of the United States. Danilo can play in both full-back roles as well as in midfield, and is City's fourth major signing of the summer. "There was interest from other clubs, but it has always been my ambition … Continue reading Danilo: Manchester City sign Real Madrid defender for £26.5m

Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton wins record-equalling fifth British GP

The Mercedes driver equalled the tally of Scot Jim Clark and Frenchman Alain Prost with his fourth home win in a row to add to his first win for McLaren in 2008. Hamilton's victory cut his deficit to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel to just one point in the championship as the German suffered a front-left tyre … Continue reading Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton wins record-equalling fifth British GP

80 year old basketball players dismiss age as just a number

The San Diego Splash senior women's basketball team plays three-on-three in 30-minute half-court games — look at their track record (and the scoreboard) and it doesn't take long to realize that there's nothing "senior" about these athletes. The Splash may be the the oldest team under the San Diego Senior Women's Basketball Association (players must … Continue reading 80 year old basketball players dismiss age as just a number

Lionel Messi dashed out with grief as Ronaldo crowns Real Madrid victorious in the La Liga

Real Madrid ended their five-year wait for the La Liga title as Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema scored in a 2-0 win at Malaga, clinching a 33rd league triumph. SPANISH LEAGUE TITLES 33 - Real Madrid 24 - Barcelona 10 - Atletico Madrid 8 - Athletic Bilbao 6 - Valencia 2 - Real Sociedad 1 … Continue reading Lionel Messi dashed out with grief as Ronaldo crowns Real Madrid victorious in the La Liga

Chelsea the king of England

Chelsea secured the Premier League title after substitute Michy Batshuayi's 82nd-minute goal earned Antonio Conte's side a hard-earned 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion. Chelsea were suffering some late nerves as West Brom threatened to prolong the title race but substitute Batshuayi prodded home the winner on Friday to spark wild celebrations from Conte. The … Continue reading Chelsea the king of England

Tragic Statement – Serena Williams talks about being a future mother and world tennis number 1

Serena Williams recently revealed on Snapchat last week that she was 20 weeks pregnant. The news was initially met with some speculation – Williams quickly deleted the Snapchat in question and didn't mention anything about her pregnancy on Twitter or Instagram, which was unusual considering she announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on … Continue reading Tragic Statement – Serena Williams talks about being a future mother and world tennis number 1

Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez die a shameful death in prison

    Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been found hanged in his prison cell days after he was acquitted in a double murder trial. According to a statement for the Department of Correction, the former New England Patriots player was "discovered hanging in his cell by correction officers at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in … Continue reading Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez die a shameful death in prison

Masters 2017: Dustin Johnson pulls out in Augusta due to back injury

The American, 32, looked set to take part after warming up on the range but he then withdrew on the first tee. The US Open champion fell on the stairs and hurt his lower back on Wednesday. "I'm playing the best golf of my life and to have a freak accident happen yesterday afternoon, it … Continue reading Masters 2017: Dustin Johnson pulls out in Augusta due to back injury

World Anti-Doping Agency figures show 14% rise in doping sanctions

More than 1,900 athletes were sanctioned for doping in 2015, new World Anti-Doping Agency figures show. The 1,929 punishments for failed drug tests were an increase of 14% on the previous year, when 1,693 doping offences were carried out. Wada says increased focus on investigations, intelligence gathering and whistleblowing are behind the rise. "Recent events … Continue reading World Anti-Doping Agency figures show 14% rise in doping sanctions

Miami Open: Rafael Nadal makes it to the final as he becomes the new champ

Spain's 14-time Grand Slam champion won 6-1 7-5 to set up a tie with Roger Federer or Nick Kyrgios, who play their semi-final on Saturday at 00:00 BST. Fognini, 29, had become the first unseeded player in 10 years to make the last four by beating Kei Nishikori. But the world number 40 struggled after … Continue reading Miami Open: Rafael Nadal makes it to the final as he becomes the new champ

How Former NBA Player Craig Hodges Helped Create the Activist Athlete

Basketball, maybe more than any other sport, inspires plenty of contentious, arbitrary debates. Yet when the topic of the greatest 3-point shooters in NBA history comes up, it's a little more cut and dried than talking about whether LeBron has earned GOAT status along with Michael Jordan or who the best center of the Nineties … Continue reading How Former NBA Player Craig Hodges Helped Create the Activist Athlete

How Kevin Durant’s Injury Could Help Golden State Warriors Season

When Kevin Durant signed with the Golden State Warriors this past offseason, there was a sizable contingent of fans and commentators who bemoaned the move not out of a sense of impropriety or imbalance, but rather out of a sense that it would turn the regular season into a car ride across South Dakota. Sure, … Continue reading How Kevin Durant’s Injury Could Help Golden State Warriors Season

Here Come the Packers Again, and Aaron Rodgers Is Key

Maybe the Green Bay Packers just hate being frontrunners. After all, the last time they were 8-6 after 14 games they won the Super Bowl. Based on their recent hot streak behind Aaron Rodgers' bid for a third MVP trophy in the last six seasons, don't be surprised if they're sneaking up on Lombardi once … Continue reading Here Come the Packers Again, and Aaron Rodgers Is Key

Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Ballon d’Or 2016

The 31-year-old is now one behind Barcelona's Messi, who took the honour for a fifth time last year. Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann finished third in the vote. Ronaldo helped Real Madrid win last season's Champions League and scored three goals as Portugal won Euro 2016. He has now won the Ballon d'Or in … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win Ballon d’Or 2016

Kenya’s Mary Keitany Wins Third Straight New York City Marathon

She becomes the second woman to win three marathons in a row in New York Kenya’s Mary Keitany, 34, won her third straight New York City marathon on Sunday, pulling ahead of the lead pack of runners and finishing with a time of 2:24:26. In the men’s race, Ghirmay Ghebreslassie of Eritrea won with a … Continue reading Kenya’s Mary Keitany Wins Third Straight New York City Marathon

Apple’s Next iPhone May Have These 2 New Features

Apple’s next iPhone could get some features users had hoped to see this year. The next Apple handset, believed to be known as the iPhone 8, could come with both wireless charging and a new display based on organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology, the Nikkei is reporting. Both features were rumored for this year’s iPhone … Continue reading Apple’s Next iPhone May Have These 2 New Features

All Hail This Victorious Tennis Player Who Cut Her Own Hair In the Middle of a Match

A tennis player was so determined to secure victory in a tennis match that she was willing to sacrifice the hair off her own head. Svetlana Kuznetsova, a Russian tennis player, was competing against Agnieszka Radwanska in the WTA finals match; despite winning the first set, Kuznetsova found the later sets more challenging. One strategy … Continue reading All Hail This Victorious Tennis Player Who Cut Her Own Hair In the Middle of a Match

Colin Kaepernick: ‘Let’s Make America Great for the First Time’

Colin Kaepernick weighed in on the first presidential debate on Tuesday, calling both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton “proven liars” who seem to be “trying to debate who’s less racist.” The San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been in the news for kneeling in protest during the national anthem this football season to raise awareness about … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick: ‘Let’s Make America Great for the First Time’

U.S. Open Champion Angelique Kerber Replaces Serena Williams for Top Spot in Tennis Rankings

(NEW YORK)— U.S. Open champion Angelique Kerber officially became the oldest woman to debut at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, ending Serena Williams’ record-tying run of 186 consecutive weeks in the top spot. Monday’s rankings are the first since February 2013 without Williams at No. 1. The 28-year-old Kerber’s rise from No. 2 was … Continue reading U.S. Open Champion Angelique Kerber Replaces Serena Williams for Top Spot in Tennis Rankings

#REPInitiatives YOU GOT TALENT

No doubt as this year will be greater as REP Initiative takes over the charge of anchoring the "YOU GOT TALENT". This is a platform that raise next generation giants and explore them in their field for success. YOU GOT TALENT is a platform for all such as Musicians Poets Writers Dancers Comedian Artists and … Continue reading #REPInitiatives YOU GOT TALENT

Stan Wawrinka Beats Novak Djokovic for His First U.S. Open Title

Stan Wawrinka is the first to acknowledge he hasn’t always been the most consistent player — or the strongest mentally. That’s why, when he shows his mettle during a match, he likes to point his right index finger to his temple. That signature gesture got a lot of use in the U.S. Open final Sunday, … Continue reading Stan Wawrinka Beats Novak Djokovic for His First U.S. Open Title

ROYALTY EMPOWERMENT INTIATIVE PRESENTS A Two (2) DAY PROJECT TO POSITIVELY CHANGE THE MINDSET OF THE YOUTHS IN LAGOS STATE.

FRIDAY SEP, 23RD - 24th  – A FEMALE SEMINAR TAGGED WE SAY NO TO VIOLENCE AGAINST THE GIRL CHILD.SAT SEP, 24TH –A YOUTH EMPOWERMENT/ TALENT SHOW TAGGED YOU GOT TALENT INVOLVING OVER 10,000 YOUTHS AT DE BLUE ROOF EVENT CENTER AGIDIBI IKEJA, LAGOS NIGERIA. CELEBRITY APPEARANCE BY DEPUTY GOVENOR LAGOS STATE JOKE SILVER, STEPHNIE OKEKERE … Continue reading ROYALTY EMPOWERMENT INTIATIVE PRESENTS A Two (2) DAY PROJECT TO POSITIVELY CHANGE THE MINDSET OF THE YOUTHS IN LAGOS STATE.

Colin Kaepernick Now Has the Best-Selling 49ers Jersey, Thanks to His National Anthem Protest

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick now has the highest-selling jersey among his San Francisco 49ers teammates, according to multiple reports. Kaepernick was the 20th best-selling jersey on the official team’s website a few weeks before he started protesting during the national anthem before games. Kaepernick has decided not to stand for the national anthem during the preseason … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick Now Has the Best-Selling 49ers Jersey, Thanks to His National Anthem Protest

Jrue Holiday to Take Time Off to Care for Pregnant Wife With Brain Tumor

NBA player Jrue Holiday plans to miss the start of the upcoming season to take care of his pregnant wife who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. The New Orleans Pelicans point guard said he is staying home to take care of his 28-year-old wife, Lauren Holiday, who is set to undergo surgery to … Continue reading Jrue Holiday to Take Time Off to Care for Pregnant Wife With Brain Tumor

NBA Player Iman Shumpert Releases New Song After Cameo in Kanye’s ‘Fade’

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert has released a new song, "Glory," following his cameo appearance at the end of Kanye West's "Fade" video. Listen to hilarious verses from Shaq, Kobe, A.I. and more The track features spitfire trap percussion, swirling ominous synths as well as a vocal hook culled from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' … Continue reading NBA Player Iman Shumpert Releases New Song After Cameo in Kanye’s ‘Fade’

Aly Raisman is the Gold Medalist of the Coolness Olympics

Aly Raisman is doubtless one of the greatest Jewish athletes competing today, having just taken the silver medal for all-around female gymnastics at the Olympics in a year where all conventional standards ran out the door. But there are lots of non-athletic reasons to love Raisman. There’s her pride in her Jewish heritage (remember 2012’s Hava … Continue reading Aly Raisman is the Gold Medalist of the Coolness Olympics

Rio 2016 fallout: Senate probes Dalung, others

Less than one week after the end of the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil, where Nigeria won only a Bronze Medal in male soccer game, the Senate has revealed plans to probe the roles of the of Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung and the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), over the poor performance of the country’s … Continue reading Rio 2016 fallout: Senate probes Dalung, others

He goes arounding womanising – Usain Bolt hits the town in London AGAIN this time with a different mystery lady

Usain Bolt was pictured with yet another mystery woman as he enjoyed the second night in a row of partying in London. The fastest man in the world was spotted leaving his hotel with the woman wearing a revealing black dress that left little to the imagination and heading to a party. Later that evening, … Continue reading He goes arounding womanising – Usain Bolt hits the town in London AGAIN this time with a different mystery lady