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Al-Khelaifi sweating over alleged world cup bribe

Nasser al-Khelaifi has been the chairman and chief executive of Paris Saint-Germain since October 2011 The chairman of high-spending Paris Saint-Germain and the powerful sports broadcaster beIN, both owned by Qatar state funds, has been accused in Switzerland of criminally bribing the former Fifa secretary general Jérôme Valcke to buy TV rights to World Cup

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Best ‘keepers in the world?

Oblak vs ter Stegen: The battle for Zamora La Liga is known for housing gifted midfielders and attacking talent, but in Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Jan Oblak it has two of the world’s best goalkeepers as well. The strengths of Atletico Madrid’s No. 1 are clear, and as the current back-to-back holder of the Zamora Award it

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Marking Messi’s debut at some iconic stadiums

Barcelona and Lionel Messi will play their first match at Atletico Madrid‘s new Estadio Wanda Metropolitano this Saturday evening, with the Argentine forward keen to come away from his first visit with a win. He has previously earned victory in his debut at many other iconic stadiums, as we remember below. Camp Nou LaLiga (24/10/2004):

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Is October Ronaldo-month?

Cristiano Ronaldo has suffered a tough start to the current LaLiga campaign and has failed to score in his first three league appearances of the season for the first time in his Real Madrid career. However, the calendar has been turned over to October, a month in which the Portugal captain normally performs impressively well.

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Caf Afcon oc lines up roadmap

Members of the Total Africa Cup of Nations Organizing Committee met on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 at the CAF headquarters in Cairo. Five items were on the agenda of this very first meeting, after the appointment of the members of this Committee by the Executive Committee. CAF President Ahmad was keen to personally preside over

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Ghana tops U17 group brandishing goals!

Two goals by captain Eric Ayiah helped Ghana to a 4-0 victory over India in their final Group A match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Thursday. With the result, Ghana secured top spot in the group on goal difference and a place in the Round of 16. Defeat for the hosts, meanwhile, ended

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CAF appoints George Afriyie

  George Afriyie, veep of the Ghana Football Association, has been appointed to serve on the powerful Africa Cup of Nations Organising Committee. The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) confirmed the appointment of Afriyie on Wednesday when he was invited to the body’s headquarters in Egypt. He was sworn into office at the CAF headquarters

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Enabled by coaches, teachers, professors – Josh Gordon

In a new documentary short, Josh Gordon discusses his drug use, being enabled and his recovery Former Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon has received a lot of criticism for his multiple drug-test failures, leading to a long suspension from the NFL, from those who believed he couldn’t stop smoking weed. But in a new documentary

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Trump attacks NFL’s ‘massive tax breaks’

For the fourth consecutive week, President Donald Trump is leveling criticism at one of his new favorite Twitter targets: the NFL. Clearly emboldened by a weekend that saw Vice President Mike Pence storm out of a game post-anthem in an apparent pre-planned protest and powerful Cowboys owner Jerry Jonescapitulate completely to Trump’s stand-or-get-out mandate, Trump

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Ghana U17 Yussif regains consciousness

Ghana U17 midfielder Abdul Razak Yussif has regained consciousness after being rushed to the hospital during yesterday’s World Cup group match in India. The Koforidua Youth enforcer remains at the Fortis Escort Heart Hospital in Delhi after he suffered the head injury during the match against the United States. Ghana medical chiefs have confirmed that

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Ampem Darkoa Ladies retain Ghana’s league title

Ampem Darkoa Ladies yesterday beat Lady Strikers 1-0 to win the 2016/17 National Women’s League (NWL) in a fascinating match played at the Babayara Sports Stadium. A solitary strike by Priscilla Adubea was enough for Northern zone champions who successfully defended their title after beating Hasaacas Ladies 1-0 in last season’s playoff final. The match

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Ghana protests ‘horrendous refereeing’ in Uganda

The Ghana FA has reported South African referee Daniel Bennett and his Seychellois assistants to FIFA for their horrendous refereeing that denied the Black Stars a victory over Uganda in a crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday. The GFA has asked FIFA to consider replaying the match and also sanction the referees for their decision

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Bloody brawls erupts at Eubank Jr fight

Violence erupted in Stuttgart ahead of Chris Eubank Jnr’s world title defence A massive, bloody brawl broke out at ringside here with an hour still to go before Chris Eubank Jnr was due in the ring for a world title defence already prefaced by ugly scenes during fight week. Eubank was preparing to meet Turkish

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Osaka buzzing

    Naomi Osaka’s tennis has been doing plenty of talking. Now, she’s finding a voice to go with it. One of the game’s most promising talents, the 19-year-old’s turbulent tweets are taking thousands of supporters inside the world of a shy teenager joining the pro tour. And her fans? They appreciate every step of

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