Cristiano Ronado wins second FIFA Best Player award in a row

The Real Madrid star has won the award for the second year in a row after leading the Blancos to a Liga and Champions League double Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been named Best FIFA Men’s Player of 2016-17. Ronaldo takes home the award for the second year in a row, as he managed to defeat competition from… Read More Cristiano Ronado wins second FIFA Best Player award in a row

France Football announces nominees list for 2017 Ballon D’Or

​ The full 30-man list for the Ballon D’Or 2017 nominees has been announced and it includes seven Real Madrid players following their second successive Champions League win last season. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi lead an illustrious list of 30 players nominated for the 2017 Ballon d’Or award. The full list of top footballers… Read More France Football announces nominees list for 2017 Ballon D’Or

Former England captain Wayne Rooney announces retirement from international football

Former England captain Wayne Rooney announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, ending a 14-year career in which he became the country’s top goalscorer with 53 goals. Rooney earned his first cap against Australia in 2003 at the age of 17 years and 111 days to become the youngest player, at the time, to… Read More Former England captain Wayne Rooney announces retirement from international football

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