Wednesday, December 12, 2018

2019 FIFA WWC: Nigeria & Co to know opponents Dec 8

Nine times African Women Cup of Nations champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria, South Africa and Cameroon will on Saturday, December 8, know their 2019 FIFA Women World Cup opponents with the draw billed to...

Ballon d’Or vote: Messi’s fifth place absurd- Barca coach

Lionel Messi’s fifth-place finish in this year’s Ballon d’Or vote was absurd, his FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said of the Spanish champions’ Argentina forward on Tuesday. Real Madrid’s Croatia midfielder Luka Modric took the...

Serena, Nadal and Murray all confirmed for Australian Open

Serena Williams will make her return to the Australian Open for the first time since winning in 2017 when eight-weeks pregnant, it was confirmed Wednesday, with virtually all the world’s top 100 players due...

FIFA gives $209m to clubs

Manchester City lead the way with just over $5m as FIFA on Tuesday announced it has dished out $209m to clubs. The money paid to the clubs was for releasing their players for the 2018...

Video: Female Footballer Wins Historic Award, Is Promptly Asked If She Can Twerk

Norwegian soccer player Ada Hegerberg, a vocal advocate for respecting women athletes, broke a major barrier Monday when she became the first female recipient of the Ballon d’Or, an award honoring the world’s best...

Kenya’s Harambee Stars set to grace 2019 AFCON

Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) has confirmed Kenya’s place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, set to be held between June 15, and July 13, 2019. Following Sierra Leone’s disqualification from the Qualifiers, a...

Modric wins Ballon d’Or, ends Ronaldo, Messi dominance

Luka Modric saw off competition from France’s World Cup stars as the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder won the Ballon d’Or on Monday to end a 10-year stranglehold on the award by Cristiano Ronaldo...

Croatia court drops Modric perjury charges

A Zagreb court has dropped charges that Croatia football captain and Real Madrid star, Luka Modric, gave false testimony in a corruption trial, a court spokesman said on Monday. “There is not enough evidence that...

Sierra Leone disqualified from African Nations Cup

Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying competition, the Confederation of African Football said on Monday. Football’s world governing body FIFA had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association in...

UEFA Champions League to use VAR from knockout stages

UEFA will fast-track the implementation of Video Assistant Referees for the knockout stages of its Champions League this season, its president Aleksander Ceferin said on Monday. The European football governing body had opted against using...

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