Nigeria gymnastics team quit Continental Championship due to lack of funds

Nigeria gymnastics team have been forced to quit their participation in Continental Championship in South Africa due to lack of funds. According to the coach of the Gymnastics Federation of Nigeria (GFN), Tony Asuquo, the team had limited funds which were provided by the parents of gymnasts. “We travelled with 13 gymnasts for the event… Read More Nigeria gymnastics team quit Continental Championship due to lack of funds

Turkish club signs Ghanaian footballer for 4.53 litres of olive oil

25-year-old Mohammed Sumaila, recently signed a one-month deal to play for Turkish regional side Yörükalispor for a fee of 4.53 litres of olive oil (an equivalent of £10). Ghana’s City FM Online confirmed the signing of Sumaila who has been playing in Turkey since age 20 and has featured for Torbali, Tire, Soma and Gaziemir.… Read More Turkish club signs Ghanaian footballer for 4.53 litres of olive oil

Roger Federer defeats Marin Cilic to clinch record 8th Wimbledon title

Behind Roger Federer’s artistry and charm lies a ruthless streak of razor-edged steel which surfaced again on Sunday as he thrashed suffering Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 to secure a record eighth men’s Wimbledon singles title. The incomparable Swiss turned his 11th Wimbledon final into a procession as tearful seventh seed Cilic, battling his nerves… Read More Roger Federer defeats Marin Cilic to clinch record 8th Wimbledon title

Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko to clinch world boxing titles

Anthony Joshua delivered one of the great nights in British boxing annals by stopping Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round to be crowned IBF, WBA and IBO world heavyweight champion in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Britain’s unbeaten IBF title holder earned a sensational victory by knocking down the 41-year-old… Read More Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko to clinch world boxing titles

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez commits suicide in jail

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in the jail cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, just days after being found not guilty of killing two other people, state prison officials said on Wednesday. 27-year-old Hernandez was a rising star in the National Football League when he was… Read More Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez commits suicide in jail

Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez acquitted of double murder charges

A Boston jury on Friday found former New England Patriots football star Aaron Hernandez not guilty of murdering two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012, following what prosecutors described as a dispute that began over a spilled drink. The decision comes two years after another Massachusetts jury found the former National Football League tight… Read More Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez acquitted of double murder charges