Friday, January 28, 2022

Sport

January 26, 2022

AFCON 2021 Stampede: CAF cancels venue, orders probe

“There is no excuse for what has happened. We must show responsibility when people lose their lives and are injured,” Motsepe said.

AFCON stampede during Cameroon-Comoros match
January 25, 2022

Buhari prays for Nigerian athletes at Beijing Winter Olympics

The Nigerian leader also commended the Chinese government for organising the global event.

Buhari praying and Nigerian athletes
January 25, 2022

AFCON Stampede: CAF president blames stadium officials for closing gate

Matches initially billed to take place at the stadium will now be played at Yaounde’s Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium.

South African billionaire, Patrice Motsepe
January 25, 2022

Nadal survives Shapovalov scare to keep record bid intact

The Spaniard suffered a huge scare as Shapovalov roared back from two sets down before bowing out 6-3 6-4 4-6 3-6 6-3 after four taxing hours.

Rafa Nadal
January 25, 2022

Several fans killed in AFCON stampede during Cameroon-Comoros match

The stampede came barely a day after 17 people were killed in a nightclub fire in Yaounde.

AFCON stampede during Cameroon-Comoros match
January 25, 2022

AFCON 2021: Cameroon sweat to overcome Comoros

But Comoros will receive applause for giving the Indomitable Lions a massive scare, with Youssouf M’Changama scoring a stunning free-kick.

January 25, 2022

Super Eagles quietly return to Nigeria after AFCON 2021 elimination

They arrived at 1:10 a.m. at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, received by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) officials.

Super Eagles
January 24, 2022

AFCON Exit: Super Eagles could have defeated Tunisia, Buhari says

Mr Buhari said regardless of the early exit of the Super Eagles from the AFCON tournament, Nigerians “should not write them off.”

President Muhammadu Buhari watching Super Eagles match
January 24, 2022

Cornet upsets Halep to reach Australian Open quarter-finals

Cornet was understandably emotional after her 6-4 3-6 6-4 victory in two hours and 33 minutes, beating the finalist of the 2018 Australian Open during their showdown.

CORNET, HALEP
January 24, 2022

Sergio Ramos opens account as PSG drub Reims 4-0

PSG, who welcomed back Lionel Messi following his absence due to COVID-19, won the last four Ligue 1 meetings between these sides.

Sergio Ramos