Friday, November 16, 2018
Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art. Thai boxing is hugely popular in the country...
Interim Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari was appointed permanent coach on Monday after overseeing a startling upturn in the European champions’ fortunes since he stepped in to replace Julen Lopetegui. “Everything is in order. Real Madrid have worked out his...
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho believes Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City are the three ‘biggest candidates’ for the Premier League title. The Red Devils are down in eighth ahead of Saturday’s clash with Bournemouth at Dean Court but Mourinho...
Gambian referee Bakary Papa Gassama will officiate Nigeria’s second-leg fixture against South Africa in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match in Johannesburg on November 17. Gassama, 39, is rated the best referee in Africa and so far this...
Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania are mulling a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, officials from the quartet said on Friday. They are also considering putting themselves forward for the European football championships two years later. If the foursome...
Arsenal boss Unai Emery wants his players to "write a new history" as they seek to improve their poor Premier League record against the other 'Big Six' teams when they host Liverpool on Saturday. Arsenal have won only five of...
Santiago Solari has been put in temporary charge of Real Madrid after Julen Lopetegui was sacked on Monday. Solari was the coach of Madrid’s B team, Castilla, and is now expected to take Madrid for their Copa del Rey game against Melilla on Wednesday. Here are five...
Ahead of the country’s double qualifying clash against Libya for a space in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru, has said that the team will go all out to grab a win. Nigeria will host...
Arsenal manager Unai Emery said Aaron Ramsey is a “very important player” for the club after his goal of the season contender helped the Gunners thrash Fulham 5-1. A contract offer to Ramsey was withdrawn last month but the Wales...
The governing body of world football, FIFA, on Friday suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) over government interference. The decision came after the country’s anti-corruption commission sacked the SLFA president Isha Johansen and general secretary Christopher Kamara because of...

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