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Wenger finally ends Mourinho hoodoo, Arsenal 2-0 ManU

Finally the “Specialist in Failure” got one over the “Special One”. Quite how much this Arsenal win will mean at the end of the season remains to be seen, in what was frankly a low-quality skirmish ­between the also-rans, but at last Arsène Wenger tasted victory in a proper competitive match, and in the Premier League, against Jose Mourinho. At ... Read More »

ManCity beat Palace 5-0 to maintain Champions League bid

David Silva returned from injury with a goal as Manchester City strengthened their Champions League qualification chances with a comfortable 5-0 win over Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Silva, out for a fortnight after suffering a blow to his knee during the FA Cup semi-final defeat by Arsenal, struck inside the first two minutes. Second-half goals from ... Read More »

Joshua win has changed boxing – Tyson

  Mike Tyson has tipped Anthony Joshua to carry the torch for boxing’s heavyweight division for many years to come after his victory over Wladimir Klitschko. Joshua added the WBA and IBO heavyweight title to his IBF crown with a stunning stoppage of Klitschko on  Saturday, a fight watched by 90,000 people at Wembley Stadium. The excitement Joshua has brought ... Read More »

Wenger ready for peace with Mourinho

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is prepared to bury the hatchet with old foe Jose Mourinho ahead of Sunday’s home game with Manchester United, AFP reports. Wenger regularly clashed with Mourinho during the Portuguese’s two stints as Chelsea manager, the rivalry spilling over into a touchline shoving match during an October 2014 game at Stamford Bridge. The pair resume hostilities at ... Read More »

Double-chasing Real Madrid beat Athletico 3-0

  Cristiano Ronaldo scored another Champions League hat-trick as Real Madrid thrashed Atletico Madrid in the semi-final first leg to close in on a third final in four years. Real were utterly dominant throughout against their city rivals at the Bernabeu and led after 10 minutes when Ronaldo headed home Casemiro’s cross. It looked as if the hosts might fail ... Read More »

Pounded yam, ‘eba’ secret of my success – Anthony Joshua

Shortly After his win against former champion Wladimir Klitschko, British Nigerian new champion, Anthony Olaseni Joshua has spoken on his connection with his roots, Nigeria. In an Interview with Chief Executive Officer of Sportbrand Limited Nigeria/Germany, Oma Akatugba, at the Laureus World Sports Awards, Anthony revealed his plan to give back to Nigeria if given the opportunity. He also attributed some ... Read More »

Alli, Kane earn Spurs 2-0 win over Arsenal

Dele Alli and Harry Kane kept Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League title hunt as their side torpedoed Arsenal 2-0 in White Hart Lane’s last north London derby on Sunday. Leaders Chelsea extended their advantage to seven points by winning 3-0 at Everton earlier in the day, but Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs cut the gap back to four points with a ... Read More »

Joshua Anthony knocks out Klitschko, retains title

British-Nigerian born Anthony Joshua defeated veteran Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in a world heavyweight title fight epic at Wembley on Saturday, taking victory on an 11th round stoppage. Joshua added the WBA title to his IBF belt, but only after being knocked to the canvas by the 41-year-old Klitschko in the sixth round. The Ukrainian was also on the floor in ... Read More »

Fellaini see red as United, ManCity draw 0 – 0

Marouane Fellaini was sent off for brainlessly headbutting Sergio Aguero as Manchester United’s Champions League push was frustrated in a 0-0 draw at Manchester City on Thursday. Booked for tripping Aguero in the 85th minute, Fellaini fouled him again seconds later and then blatantly butted the Argentinian, leaving referee Martin Atkinson no option but to send the Belgian off. City ... Read More »

FIFA to introduce video refereeing at 2018 World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Wednesday that video assistant referees will be used at next year’s World Cup in Russia for the first time. “We will use video refereeing at the 2018 World Cup because we’ve had nothing but positive feedback so far,” he said at a congress of the South American Football Confederation in Santiago, Chile. Video assistance was ... Read More »