WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao defeats Adrien Broner

WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao showed flashes of his past brilliance as he delivered a dominant performance to earn a unanimous decision victory over Adrien Broner in Las Vegas on Saturday. The 40-year-old Filipino multiple world champion was quicker and more accurate as he controlled each round and cruised to the triumph to take his… Read More WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao defeats Adrien Broner

2018 Top 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians Finalists Announced

Leading PR & rating agency, Avance Media has announced finalists for the 3rd edition of its prestigious annual ranking focused on young people dubbed: 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians. According to Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media, this year’s list features young people who have made remarkable contributions towards their respective fields which has extended… Read More 2018 Top 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians Finalists Announced

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont honoured with UK knighthood for services to sport

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has been recognised in the British New Year’s Honours list with the former England captain given a knighthood for his services to the sport. Beaumont joins former England cricket captain Alastair Cook in receiving a knighthood, while Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, England soccer coach Gareth Southgate and captain… Read More World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont honoured with UK knighthood for services to sport

Manchester United FC fires Jose Mourinho following series of defeat

Jose Mourinho’s relationship with Manchester United reached the point of irretrievable breakdown a long time ago but the club finally served the divorce papers on Tuesday as the world’s biggest club sacked the game’s most famous manager. The decision came as United laboured to their worst start for 28 years, playing dull, defensive football, with… Read More Manchester United FC fires Jose Mourinho following series of defeat

U.S. SEC fines Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled over token offerings

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and music producer DJ Khaled failed to disclose payments they received for promoting investments in initial coin offerings, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Thursday. Neither Mayweather nor Khaled Mohamed Khaled admitted or denied the regulator’s charges, but agreed to pay a combined $767,500 in fines and penalties,… Read More U.S. SEC fines Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled over token offerings

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair dies at 81

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair died Friday in Houston, the team announced. He was aged 81. “It is with deep sadness that we announce Houston Texans Founder, Senior Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and philanthropist, Robert C. McNair passed away peacefully in Houston today with his loving wife, Janice, and his family by his side,”… Read More Houston Texans owner Bob McNair dies at 81

Premier League set to introduce VAR system next season

The Premier League is set to use the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system from next season after clubs agreed in principleto the move on Thursday. During a meeting attended by key members of all 20 Premier League clubs, officials were presented with an update on the non-live VAR trials taking place. They were also given… Read More Premier League set to introduce VAR system next season

Leicester City FC’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, four others confirmed dead in helicopter crash 

Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday, the soccer club and police said. Vichai bought the unheralded central England side in 2010 and went on to stun the soccer world by beating… Read More Leicester City FC’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, four others confirmed dead in helicopter crash