• Smith signs new Bournemouth contract

    Bournemouth defender Adam Smith signed a new four-year contract with the Premier League club on Tuesday.
    Smith has made 113 appearances for Bournemouth since his arrival from Tottenham in 2014.
    The 26-year-old right-back played a key role as Eddie Howe’s side consolidated their place in the top-flight over the last two seasons.
    “I’m delighted. I’m settled in the area and get along really well with the lads,” Smith said.
    “There is nowhere else I want to be at t
  • Ugbade: AFCON Expansion No Guarantee Super Eagles Will Qualify

    By James Agberebi:
    Former Nigeria international Nduka Ugbade feels the increase in the number of participating countries from 16 to 24 for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon is not a guarantee that the Super Eagles will qualify, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
    CAF's executive committee on Thursday decided to expand AFCON and move the calendar from January/February to June/July from the 2019 edition billed for Cameroon.
    The Super Eagles failed to qualify for the last two AFCO
  • I’m staying at Real Madrid – Ronaldo

    Ending weeks of speculation about his future, Cristiano Ronaldo has told a Spanish newspaper he is staying put at Real Madrid to plunder more silverware.
    “To win important trophies with my club and the personal honours last season was brilliant, to do it again would be nice,” Ronaldo told the sports daily Marca on Tuesday in an interview from Shanghai.
    Ronaldo’s declaration of intent to remain at the Bernabeu for the upcoming season comes despite rumours of his departure which
  • Man City Launch New 2017/2018 Away Kit Without Iheanacho

    Manchester City have launched their new away kit for the 2017/2018 Premier League season.
    The new kit was announced on Tuesday and was modelled by Leroy Sane, City youth player Phil Foden and new signings Ederson and Danilo in Los Angeles.
    Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho, who has usually been involved in recent Manchester City kit launches but is on his way out of the club, was not involved.
    City are expected to don the new kit in the International Champions Cup clash against Real Ma
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  • Djokovic to miss US Open tennis

    Serbian  Novak Djokovic is in doubt for the U.S. Open due to his elbow injury, his country’s  media reported, citing the country’s Davis Cup team doctor.
    Djokovic, a former world number one,  retired hurt during the quarter-finals at Wimbledon and said he was considering taking a break from playing to recover from the long-standing injury to his right elbow.
    Serbia’s Sportski Zurnal reported that the 30-year-old could face up to 12 weeks on the sidelines.
  • World Athletics Championships: Pearson, Tallent spearhead Aussie world team

    The country's largest world title squad since Seville in 1999 includes 20 debutants from the Olympic Games in Rio last year. Champion hurdler Sally Pearson and walker Jared Tallent headlined a 48-strong Australian team announced Tuesday for next month's world athletics championships in London.The country's largest world title squad since Seville in 1999 includes 20 debutants from the Olympic Games in Rio last year."It ensures that we are likely to see a competitive few months ahead as a
  • Swimming: Peaty breaks men’s 50m breaststroke world record

    Britain’s Adam Peaty broke his own men’s 50m breaststroke world-record on Tuesday in the heats of the world aquatic championships.
    The 22-year-old clocked 26.10 seconds, lowering his own mark of 26.42 set two years ago in the semi-finals of the world champs in Kazan, Russia, on his way to winning the final.
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  • CONCACAF Gold Cup: Jamaica aim to slay another giant, face US in the final

    The arrival of Bruce Arena's men in the title match of the regional championship for North and Central America is no surprise. Jamaica are out to end North America's stranglehold on the CONCACAF Gold Cup when they take on the favored United States Wednesday in the final at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.The arrival of Bruce Arena's men in the title match of the regional championship for North and Central America is no surprise.Even though they were denied a berth by the Jamai
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  • Dalung, Collins disagree over AFN elections

    By Ben Efe
    Nigeria Association of Women in Sports (NAWIS) representative on the Athletics Federation of Nigeria board, Rosa Collins has rejected advise from Sports Minister Solomon Dalung to drop her protests over the inauguration of Ibrahim Gusau as president of the AFN.The June 13 elections were canceled by an appeals committee set up by the ministry, after Collins and others protested their disqualification on election day. However, on July 21 Gusau and other members were inaugurated without
  • Mass sack looms in Rangers

    Rangers chief executive, Christian Chukwu has been ordered to cut down on the number of staff at the NPFL club.
    Chairman.. Christian Chukwu Chukwu has been directed to sack non-staff  including those seconded to the team from different ministries and parastatals.
    An official of the club said that a letter to this effect was handed to the former Green Eagles captain by the state government.
    The government, the official further added, is irked that Rangers have many contract staff in the
  • Rohr to monitor CHAN goalkeepers

    Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is already planning for two crucial World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon in September.
    Gernot RohrThe German manager is expected to attend the CHAN Eagles get-together in Kano, where he will monitor the invited goalkeepers Theophilus Afelokhai (Enyimba FC), Okiemute Odah (Lobi Stars) and Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United).
    Rohr already knows the strengths and weaknesses of another goalie called up Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah), and there’s a possibility that
  • We look beyond Africa – NTTF boss

    BY JUDE OPARA, Abuja
    The leadership of  newly inaugurated board of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) says its focus will be how to discover and train players who will not only conquer Africa but also challenge for the biggest spot in the world.President of the federation, Engr. Ishaku Tikon told Sports Vanguard in Abuja that the first thing the federation will do is to encourage the coaches to go to the grassroots to scout for the young and talented players that will replace the ag
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  • Federations need take off grant –Judo boss

    President of the Nigeria Judo Federation, NJF, Prince Timothy Nsirim says the newly inaugurated sporting federations  need financial assistance as take off grant from the sports ministry to make their job a lot more easier as they assume office.
    NSIRIMNsirim made this known in a chat with the NJF media unit shortly after his inauguration by the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung.
    He said that the grant has become imperative because most prospective partners are done with their budgets for s
  • Rangers, Imama row: Chukwu faces fresh sanction

    By George Aluo
    Embattled Rangers General Manager, Christian Chukwu may land into more trouble over the row involving the club and its former coach, Imama Amakapabo.
    Chukwu who has already been sanctioned by organisers of the league, LMC is now to face the coaches association ethics committee.
    A top official of the association confided in Daily Sunsports yesterday that the body has resolved to summon Chukwu before the ethics committee where he has to defend the role he played in the arrest last w
  • Rohr appoints new goalkeeper trainer for Eagles

    Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr has appointed a new goalkeeper trainer for the team ahead of the clash against Cameroon next month, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed.
    NFF Communications Director, Ademola Olajire confirmed the appointment of the new coach in a chat with Brila FM. The new coach will team up with the team in Kano, where he will run the rule on the goalkeepers invited for the upcoming CHAN Qualifiers.
    Olajire confirmed the coach will arrive Kano along
  • Zenith Women B’ball Final 8: First Deepwater pip GT 2000 in opener

    The Final Eight of the National Women Basketball League sponsored by Zenith Bank started on Monday at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
    Zenith Bank Basketball leagueFirst Deepwater defeated GT 2000 73-69 in a keenly contested encounter that kept the fans at the edge of their seats.
    Eight teams qualified for the Final Eight of the competition which started on April 10 in Abuja, Kaduna hosted the second phase while the third and fourth phases of the league took place in Asaba and Ibadan respe
  • CHAN Qualifiers: Benin Captain Seibou Expects Tough Match Vs Nigeria, Calls For Hard Work

    Benin Republic captain, Mama Seibou, says he expects a difficult game for his side when they face the home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria in the Final Round of the qualifiers for the 2018 CHAN, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
    Benin edged Togo 7-6 on penalty shootout in the second leg, First Round qualifiers in Cotonou on Sunday. The game ended 1-1 withaggregate score at 2-2.
    Reacting to the win against Togo and their next game against the home-based Eagles, Seibou said it's
  • Zenith Bank b’ball: Deepwater, Dolphins win

    The Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball Final 8  began at the National Stadium in  Lagos on Monday  with tournament favourites  Dolphins  posting a narrow 65-64 win over IGP Queens.
     In an earlier fixture, First Deepwater defeated  GT 2000 73-69.
    The competition continues today with IGP Queens taking on Plateau Rocks, Nigeria Customs versus  GT 2000 while First Deepwater take on First Bank.
    Dolphins face  Delta Force in the last match of the day sche
  • Robbed Adamawa Queens to get compensation

    The Adamawa State  Government  has promised to  compensate  Adamawa Queens players and officials  who  were attacked by armed robbers last month.
    According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the  team were attacked near Katsina Ala on June 27 while travelling  from Yola to Benin for  a match.
    They were reported to have lost their valuables worth millions of naira to the robbers.
     Emmanuel Zira, who is the chairman of the Nasarawa side,  confirme
  • Ogun moves to crack down on prostitution at stadiums

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    The Ogun State Government has moved to crack down on  prostitution at the stadiums owned by the state.
    The development comes on the heels of a report by Saturday PUNCH that the  MKO Abiola Stadium in  Abeokuta had been converted into a sex hotspot.
    Fun-seekers, according to the report,  throng the stadium,  particularly on Friday nights,    to  wind down.
    Teenage prostitutes are said to have taken advantage of the development to do  br
  • C’ River tackles FG over abandoned equipment at port

    Mudiaga Affe, CalabarThe Cross River State Government  seems to be heading on a collision course with  the Federal Government  over  the FG’s refusal to grant the state  waivers to clear its  sports equipment abandoned at the Onne Port in Rivers State since 2014.
    The pieces of equipment, which were ordered by Henley Brecon and Mayfield Limited for the construction of the multi-purpose indoor sports hall at the U.J Esuene Stadium in Calabar, are said to be wort
  • Antalyaspor target Wilshire

    Antalyaspor are in talks with Arsenal over a move for Jack Wilshere, the Turkish club have confirmed, according to Skysports.
    Wilshere, who has 12 months left on his current Arsenal deal, was the subject of an initial £6m offer from Serie A club Sampdoria last week.
    Antalyaspor president Ali Ozturk has now revealed his interest in bringing the midfielder to the Turkish Super Lig, but Arsenal’s demands may prove a stumbling block.
    “We made an enquiry and are in talks but Arsenal
  • W’lifting boss makes pledge to stakeholders

    President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation Yahaya Mohammed has promised that the new board will work towards the development of the sport in the country.
    Mohammed,  who was the  NWF’s vice-president  before his election as president in Abuja on June 13, said he won’t disappoint the stakeholders of the sport.
    He said, “We are determined to give the game a new lease of life in the country. Immediately after the inauguration (in Abuja on Friday), the board met&nb
  • Onanor, Ajibade win freestyle tourney

    mcCarthy Onanor and Rasheedat Ajibade  on Sunday  emerged as winners of  the maiden  Nigeria National Freestyle Championships in Lagos.
    Apart from the players winning  N1m each, Onanor  was given  a car courtesy of  GAC Motors.  He also won a ticket to  represent Nigeria at the World Super Ball Championships in Prague, Czech Republic.
    Onanor defeated Mayowa Bababunmi, a medical doctor, in the men’s final while Ajibade beat Chidinma Okeke in
  • Ebuehi Relishes Den Haag’s Pre-Season Winning Run

    By David Meshioye:
    Ado Den Haag right-back, Tyronne Ebuehi has expressed his delight at the club's impressive run in the ongoing pre-season programme, Completesportnigeria.com reports.
    Ado Den Haag have won seven pre-season matches so far, and the fair-skinned defender who played for 71 minutes in their 1-0 win against MVV  Maastricht on July 18, hopes the winning run will continue when the Dutch Eredivisie kicks off.
    “I am happy with the club's performance in the pre-season
  • West Ham sign Mexico star, Hernandez for £16m

    West Ham have completed the signing of former Real Madrid and Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez for £16 million ($20.8 million, 17.9 million euros), the Premier League club said on Monday.
    A deal to bring Mexico’s record goalscorer to London Stadium was hammered out several days ago.
    Hernandez has penned a three-year contract and will fly out to Germany in the coming days to join up with West Ham coach Slaven Bilic and his new team-mates.
    “I am very happy to join West
  • West Ham snap up Mexico star Hernandez

    West Ham have completed the signing of former Real Madrid and Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez for £16 million ($20.8 million, 17.9 million euros), the Premier League club said on Monday.
    Javier HernandezA deal to bring Mexico’s record goalscorer to London Stadium was hammered out several days ago.
    Hernandez has penned a three-year contract and will fly out to Germany in the coming days to join up with West Ham coach Slaven Bilic and his new team-mates.
    “I am very hap
  • Russian Premier League table

    Russian Premier League standings after Monday’s match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):
    Krasnodar2 2 0 0 4 1 6
    Lokomotiv Moscow 2 2 0 0 4 1 6
    Zenit St Petersburg2 2 0 0 4 1 6
    Akhmat Grozny2 2 0 0 2 0 6
    Ural Yekaterinburg 2 1 1 0 2 1 4
    Ufa2 1 1 0 1 0 4
    CSKA Moscow2 1 0 1 4 4 3
    Arsenal Tula 2 1 0 1 1 1 3
    Anzhi Makhachkala2 1 0 1 2 3 3
    Spartak Moscow 2 0 2 0 2 2 2Dynamo Moscow2 0 1 1 2 3 1
    Rostov 2 0 1 1 1 2 1
    Rubin Kazan2 0 0 2 2 4 0
    Amkar Perm 2 0 0 2 0 2 0
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  • Chicharito Completes £16m West Ham Move From Leverkusen

    Premier League club West Ham have completed the signing ofMexico striker Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen.
    West Ham made the announcement on their official Twitter handle on Monday.
    Former Manchester United striker Hernandez, 29, signed a three-year deal with West Ham believed to be worth £16m.
    He joins Austria’s Marko Arnautovic and Joe Hart as West Ham’s new signings.
    While at Manchester United, Hernandez scored 59 goals in 156 appearances.
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  • PGA: Rookie Murray takes first US title by a shot

    Grayson Murray, a 23-year-old American rookie, fired a three-under par 68 Sunday to win the Barbasol Championship, edging compatriot Chad Collins by a stroke for his first US PGA title. Grayson Murray, a 23-year-old American rookie, fired a three-under par 68 Sunday to win the Barbasol Championship, edging compatriot Chad Collins by a stroke for his first US PGA title.Murray, who missed the cut in nine of his prior 23 tour starts, sank a tap-in birdie at the par-5 16th hole for his margin of vic
  • Reactions trail Michael Phelps loss to great white shark

    Michael Phelps, the greatest Olympian of modern times, has finally met his match in a swim-off against the greatest predator in the oceans, the great white shark.
    But many viewers of the Discovery Channel’s much-publicized race between man and beast found the result to be a little fishy.
    Touted as “Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White,” the face-off in the chilly, shark-rich waters off South Africa was the launchpad for the channel’s annual Shark Week series of sh
  • Victor Moses: Chelsea wing-back and his teammates relax by pool during pre-season break

    Moses and his Chelsea teammates took a break from training to relax in a pool as they prepare to face Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses and his teammates took to the pool to relax during a pre-season break in Singapore. Chelsea are currently on a pre-season tour of Asia and have arrived Singapore after their 3-0 win over Arsenal in China on Saturday, July 22.  The players took a break from training to relax in a pool as they prepare to face Bayern Munich on Tuesday, J
  • Benjamin Mendy: Five things to know about defender

    Five things on Benjamin Mendy, who signed a five-year contract to join Manchester City from Monaco on Monday to make him the world's most expensive defender: Five things on Benjamin Mendy, who signed a five-year contract to join Manchester City from Monaco on Monday to make him the world's most expensive defender:#BlueMendy - New OrderFans of Manchester band New Order will have been tickled to see the witty #BlueMendy hashtag the world's most expensive defender posted on a video he twee
  • LPGA: Kim's sizzling 63 delivers Marathon victory

    South Korea's Kim In-Kyung birdied six of the first nine holes on her way to a four-stroke victory Sunday at the Marathon Classic to capture her sixth LPGA title. South Korea's Kim In-Kyung birdied six of the first nine holes on her way to a four-stroke victory Sunday at the Marathon Classic to capture her sixth LPGA title.Kim, ranked 28th, fired a bogey-free eight-under par 63 at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio, to finish 72 holes on 21-under par 263."I really didn't expec
  • Five things on Benjamin Mendy

    Five things on Benjamin Mendy, who signed a five-year contract to join Manchester City from Monaco on Monday to make him the world’s most expensive defender:
    #BlueMendy – New Order
    Fans of Manchester band New Order will have been tickled to see the witty #BlueMendy hashtag the world’s most expensive defender posted on a video he tweeted Monday telling City fans he’d see them soon. New Order’s breakthrough hit back in 1983 of course was the classic dance-floor tune
  • Onazi Preaches Generosity After Giving Out N2m Gifts To Charity

    By David Meshioye:
    Super Eagles star Ogenyi Onazi has donated balls, football kits, food items and cash worth up to N2 million to the poor in the Igando community of Lagos, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
    Trabzonspor midfielder Onazi regularly gives to charity whenever he is back home in Nigeria and he brought smiles to the faces of the needy recently at Abaranje Road, Ikotun.
    According to him, giving to the poor has become part of his life. He added that more importantly, the desire to donat
  • UEFA Extend Man United Defender Bailly’s Ban

    The Union of European Football Association (UEFA) have handed Cote d'Ivoire and Manchester United defender Eric Bailly a three-match ban.
    Bailly's ban was confirmed on different media outlets on Monday.
    The Ivorian was sent off for violent conduct during the Europa League semi-final second leg tie against Celta Vigo at Old Trafford.
    He was originally handed a one-match ban and missed Manchester United's Europa League final win against Ajax.
    But UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings over his
  • Mikel Obi: Super Eagles captain still serving daddy goals

    Mikel Obi has been spending time with his family and kids after reports emerged he has split with his partner . Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi and his cute twin daughters continue to melt the hearts of thousands with their Instagram photos. In a new Instagram photo, Mikel is seen on a bed with his daughters as he continues to spend time with his family. Mikel and his partner Olga Diyachenko welcomed the twins, Ava and Mia in September 2016.  Rumours of a split between Mikel and Diyache
  • Amokachi Tips Everton For Champions League Ticket, Eyes Goodison Return

    By James Agberebi: 
    Former Nigeria international Daniel Amokachi hopes the amount of signings done by Everton this summer would see them qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League, while admitting that he would love a return to the club in some capacity.
    Everton have been very active in the current transfer window, signing Wayne Rooney from Manchester United, Jordan Pickford from Sunderland, Sandro Rammirez from Malaga and Davy Klaassen from Ajax.
    The Merseyside club also bought Nigeri
  • MFM FC: Odey, Olatunbosun, Onuwa score in five-goal thriller

    Odey, Olatunbosun and Onuwa scored for MFM FC as they beat Katsina United 3-2 on Monday. MFM FC had their best players on the scoresheet as they beat Katsina United 3-2 in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture on Monday, July 24. A waterlogged pitch at the Agege Stadium meant that Matchday 31 fixture between MFM FC and Katsina’s was rescheduled due to Monday. MFM FC opened scoring in the 15th minute through current NPFL top scorer Stephen Odey who now has 18 lea
  • World Aquatic Championships: Proud stunned to win 50m butterfly world title

    Ben Proud won the men's 50m butterfly gold at the world aquatic championships on Monday -- but only realised he had won when no-one else celebrated. Ben Proud won the men's 50m butterfly gold at the world aquatic championships on Monday -- but only realised he had won when no-one else celebrated.Proud, 22, clocked 22.75 seconds in the sprint event with Brazil's Nicholas Santos second at 0.04 secs back while Andrii Govorov of Ukraine took bronze at 0.09 in a tight finish."At first I didn
  • Michael Phelps: Olympian loses race against great white shark... sort of

    Michael Phelps, the greatest Olympian of modern times, has finally met his match in a swim-off against the greatest predator in the oceans, the great white shark. Michael Phelps, the greatest Olympian of modern times, has finally met his match in a swim-off against the greatest predator in the oceans, the great white shark.But many viewers of the Discovery Channel's much-publicized race between man and beast found the result to be a little fishy.Touted as "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great
  • Sjostrom: Shocked Olympic champion wins fourth 100m butterfly worlds gold

    Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom was surprised to narrowly miss her own world-record in becoming the first woman to win four golds in the women's 100m butterfly on Monday at the world championships. Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom was surprised to narrowly miss her own world-record in becoming the first woman to win four golds in the women's 100m butterfly on Monday at the world championships.The 23-year-old clocked 55.53 seconds, a new championships record, just 0.05sec from her own world reco
  • Daniel Amokachi: Former Nigeria international is still in love with Everton

    Amokachi spent two seasons with Everton from 1994 to 1996, winning the FA Cup in his first season. Former Nigeria international Daniel Amokachi is still very much in love with his former club Everton. Amokachi spent two seasons with Everton from 1994 to 1996, winning the FA Cup in his first season.  The 44-year-old was in recently in England where he represented Nigeria at the Legends World Cup, ‘Six Sixes’ and was pleased with how he was treated by Everton fans. “There ar
  • United’s Bailly banned for Super Cup against Real

    Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss next month’s European Super Cup against Real Madrid after UEFA handed the Ivorian a three-match European ban on Monday.
    Eric Bailly sent offBailly was sent off for violent conduct in the second leg of United’s Europa League semi-final victory over Celta Vigo in May for his part in a melee in the final minutes of a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.
    He was suspended for the 2-0 win over Ajax in the final and will sit out a further two games, inc
  • Riedewald: Crystal Palace wrap up deal for defender

    Crystal Palace completed the signing of Dutch international defender Jairo Riedewald on a five-year deal from Ajax on Monday for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club announced. Crystal Palace completed the signing of Dutch international defender Jairo Riedewald on a five-year deal from Ajax on Monday for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club announced.Riedewald will be reunited with new Palace manager Frank de Boer, who handed the 20-year-old his professional debut in 2013 while in
  • WTA Jiangxi Open: Home favourites snag first-round tennis wins in Jiangxi

    Chinese players dominated first round matches on Monday at the hard court WTA Jiangxi Open in the city of Nanchang, southeastern China. Chinese players dominated first round matches on Monday at the hard court WTA Jiangxi Open in the city of Nanchang, southeastern China.Second seed singles player Peng Shuai of China won her first set against Japan's Kurumi Nara 7-5 before losing the second 4-6 then clinching the victory with a 6-3 win.Nara had battled fiercely with her opponent, hitting a tricky
  • Bailly: Manchester United's defender banned for Super Cup against Real

    Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss next month's European Super Cup against Real Madrid after UEFA handed the Ivorian a three-match European ban on Monday. Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss next month's European Super Cup against Real Madrid after UEFA handed the Ivorian a three-match European ban on Monday.Bailly was sent off for violent conduct in the second leg of United's Europa League semi-final victory over Celta Vigo in May for his part in a melee in t
  • Man Utd’s Bailly banned for Super Cup against Real

    Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss next month’s European Super Cup against Real Madrid after UEFA handed the Ivorian a three-match European ban on Monday.
    Bailly was sent off for violent conduct in the second leg of United’s Europa League semi-final victory over Celta Vigo in May for his part in a melee in the final minutes of a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.
    He was suspended for the 2-0 win over Ajax in the final and will sit out a further two games, including the August 8
  • Peaty: Record-hunter defends world 100m title

    Britain's Adam Peaty failed to beat his own world record, but was happy to defend the men's 100m breaststroke title at the world aquatic championships on Monday. Britain's Adam Peaty failed to beat his own world record, but was happy to defend the men's 100m breaststroke title at the world aquatic championships on Monday.Peaty clocked a new championships record of 57.47 seconds with Kevin Cordes of the United States second at 1.32 back with Russia's Kirill Prigoda third at 1.58

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