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Garcia flees Ghana’s Commey

Mikey Garcia’s pursuit of a clash with Errol Spence Jr. has prompted him to vacate his second belt this year ahead of a planned purse bid with IBF mandatory lightweight challenger Richard Commey, claim some analyst. Others albeit in the minority believe Garcia is fleeing the ever-dangerous Richard Commey of Ghana, whose recent hook up

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I didn’t feel wanted by Florentino Perez – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo says a break down in his relationship with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez contributed to him leaving in a £100million move to Juventus. Speaking to France Football magazine, Ronaldo cited how he was treated by Perez as a key reason for turning to pastures news in Serie A. ‘He only ever looked at me as a business relationship,’

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Julen Lopetegui gets back his sack

Lopetegui watched his side ship five goals to their bitter rivals at the Nou Camp   Real Madrid have sacked manager Julen Lopetegui and put B-team coach Santiago Solari in temporary charge. The Madrid board is split over Lopetegui’s successor. The president Florentino Perez had wanted former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte but his demands for

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Messi-less Barca nuke Real Madrid 5-1

Philippe Coutinho is congratulated by team-mates after scoring the opening goal against Real Madrid at the Nou Camp   Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos looks completely dejected as his side fall to a heavy defeat at the Nou Camp on Sunday   Everybody wondered who would own the Clasico with no Lionel Messi and no

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Jags players arrested, detained in London over bill

Four Jacksonville Jaguars players have been detained and released after they allegedly tried to leave a London nightclub without settling a £50,000 ($64,000) bar bill. The Jaguars are in London to play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. The group are alleged to have tried to leave the London Reign Showclub in the early hours of

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Leicester in tears over tragic chopper crash

  Tearful Leicester City fans have gathered to lay flowers at the King Power Stadium today after reports the club’s owner was on board a helicopter which crashed and burst into flames last night. The helicopter – feared to have been carrying popular owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha – and two pilots crashed in the corner of

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Kenya gets ready for Ghana 2018

24 OCTOBER 2018 02:30Kenya coach David Ouma has named a provisional squad of 32 players who will enter camp on Monday October 29 in Nairobi to start preparations for next month’s final tournament in Ghana. Ouma has named two foreign-based players; USA-based striker Marjolene Nekesa and Israel-based forward Esse Akida, who recently joined Ramat Hasharon.

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Rape-claim drama: what’s next for Ronaldo?

It’s a story that has the potential to shake the sports world to its core: Cristiano Ronaldo – a five-time Ballon d’Or winner and one of the greatest footballers of our time – has been accused of rape. The explosive allegation, made by Kathryn Mayorga, 34, threatens to engulf Ronaldo in a lengthy legal battle – the outcome of

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Fifa, the world’s most expensive laundry service

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman talks to Fifa president Gianni Infantino at the World Cup If only Fifa had a vice-president in charge of delivering that classic line of movie cliche: “You don’t know who you’re dealing with!” I would settle for this chap– it probably would be a chap, let’s face it – being

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Ghana second in CAF Women’s ranking

Rank Team Total Points Previous Points +/- Positions 38 Nigeria 1607 1607 0 47 Ghana 1503 1503 -1 49 Cameroon 1478 1494 -1 50 South Africa 1446 1447 1 54 Equatorial Guinea 1421 1421 1 69 Côte d’Ivoire 1363 1363 -1 78 Morocco 1304 1304 0 80 Algeria 1294 1294 -1 85 Senegal 1245 1245

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No Messi, no problem for Barcelona

Barcelona 2 Inter Milán 0 A first half strike from Lionel Messi replacement Rafinha and a late Jordi Alba goal earned Barcelona a 2-0 victory over Inter on matchday three of UEFA Champions League Group B on Wednesday night at the Camp Nou in Barcelona. The Catalonians now sit alone atop the group with nine points and are

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LeBron & co dominate Suns for Lakers’ first season win

While it took longer than many had wanted, LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers have erased the zero in their win column. The Lakers dominated the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Tuesday night, cruising to a 131-113 win — their first of the season, and James’ first in a Lakers uniform.

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Arthur, the missing piece at Camp Nou

Arthur Melo and Ernesto Valverde They say that what the public wants is sacrosanct, and the Camp Nou made clear exactly what they want during the clash with Inter: they want Arthur in the starting line-up. It’s as simple as that. In the 77th minute of play Ernesto Valverde elected to substitute the Brazilian for Arturo Vidal and the supporters responded with whistles. Valverde has

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South Africa’s Fifi chasing dream in Ghana, France

Refiloe Jane a key figure as South Africa aim to end Women’s World Cup pain Midfielder is looking to achieve two “lifelong dreams” Three tickets to France 2019 will be on offer next month in Africa For as long as she can remember, Refiloe Jane has wanted to be a footballer. Growing up in a

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