U.S. billionaire Stan Kroenke acquires Arsenal football club in $2.3billion deal

American billionaire Stan Kroenke has struck a deal to take Arsenal private by buying out Russian rival and minority investor Alisher Usmanov in a move that values the English Premier League soccer club at around $2.3 billion. The deal comes at a crucial time for the north London club as it embarks on life without… Read More U.S. billionaire Stan Kroenke acquires Arsenal football club in $2.3billion deal

Former WWE superstar Kane elected mayor of Knox county in Tennessee

Glenn Jacobs, best known as Kane – a long-serving WWE superstar and former world champion – has been elected mayor of the third-most populous county in Tennessee. Running as a Republican, Jacobs defeated Democratic candidate Linda Haney 31,739 votes to 16,611. Jacobs was born in Spain and grew up near St. Louis, Missouri, though his… Read More Former WWE superstar Kane elected mayor of Knox county in Tennessee

Super Eagles, Wolverhampton FC goalkeeper Carl Ikeme announces retirement

​Super Eagles and Wolverhampton goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has announced his retirement from the professional game on Friday. The 32-year-old goalie announced the news to his Wolverhampton teammates before a training session. His retirement comes after consultations with medical experts. Ikeme was diagnosed with acute leukemia when he returned abnormal blood results during pre-season in July… Read More Super Eagles, Wolverhampton FC goalkeeper Carl Ikeme announces retirement

Juventus signs Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo for over €100million

Five-times world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo has signed for Italian champions Juventus from Real Madrid, the La Liga club said in a statement on Tuesday. Ronaldo, who joined Real from Manchester United in 2008 for a then world record 80 million pounds (an equivalent of $106.27 million), is the Spanish club’s all-time top… Read More Juventus signs Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo for over €100million

UEFA bans AC Milan for one season over breach of fair play rules

​Italian giant, AC Milan have been banned by UEFA from competing in the Champions League and Europa League for the 2018-19 season after breaching Financial Fair Play rules. UEFA announced the shocking decision on Tuesday, citing that AC Milan would not be able to play in any European competition for the 2018/19 campaign despite qualifying… Read More UEFA bans AC Milan for one season over breach of fair play rules

Italian footballer Davide Astori found dead in hotel room

Italy international defender Davide Astori died in his hotel room during the night of Saturday to Sunday, his club Fiorentina said on Sunday. “Fiorentina are profoundly shocked to have to announce the death of captain Davide Astori after a sudden illness,” the Serie A club said on Twitter. La Fiorentina profondamente sconvolta si trova costretta… Read More Italian footballer Davide Astori found dead in hotel room