Anthony Joshua will finalise a rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr next week, which could mean a swift return to Madison Square Garden, says promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua’s world heavyweight title reign and unbeaten record were ended by a stunning defeat to Ruiz Jr in New York earlier this month and...
Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green has announced his retirement after winning the Europa League against Arsenal. Green is standing down at the age of 39 after 23 years between the posts, after representing Norwich, West Ham, QPR, Leeds, Huddersfield and Chelsea. The keeper was also capped 12 times for England, and represented...
Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah has been named Liverpool’s Standard Chartered Player of the Month for April 2019. The forward was in outstanding form across the English giants’ six games in the period, scoring five times – including the club’s Goal of the Month winner with a thunderous drive against Chelsea. Salah...
Tiger Woods’ final-round rally to win the Masters on Sunday in Augusta, Ga., boosted him to No. 6 in the Official World Golf Rankings, which were updated Sunday evening. Woods, 43, entered the tournament at No. 12 in the world, equaling his highest ranking since late in the 2014 season. In...
Former Super Eagles winger Peter Osaze Odemwingie has officially announced his retirement from football, Completesports.com reports. Odemwingie, 37, made the announcement on Wednesday night at the UEFA’s Equal Game conference staged at the Wembley Stadium. “It’s an emotional day, so many memories go through your head. I didn’t know how to...
Lionel Messi saluted Cristiano Ronaldo’s efforts from the previous night after producing a superb display of his own in Barcelona’s thrashing of Lyon on Wednesday. Messi scored two goals and set up two more at the Nou Camp as Barca triumphed 5-1 against the French side in their Champions League...
Zinedine Zidane has returned as Real Madrid manager just 10 months after leaving the Spanish giants. The Frenchman replaces Santiago Solari, who was in charge for less than five months. Former Real midfielder Zidane, 46, who left in May after leading the club to a third straight Champions League trophy, has...
Liverpool winger Mohammed Salah has said he is ready to sacrifice his own Champions League dream, to help the Reds win their first Premier League title. Jurgen Klopp’s side are currently second in the league, one point behind Manchester City with eight games to go. They face Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich...
FIFA U-17 world cup winning captain in 2015, Kelechi Nwakali, has described his invitation to the U-23 national team as a big privilege. Speaking, the FC Porto B of Portugal player stated that Nigerian players that fall within the age category remain eligible to be called up and getting an...
IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has signed a multi-fight deal with US network Showtime as he looks to make a name for himself across the Atlantic. Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn announced the news at a press conference for Joshua’s maiden defence of a world title against Dominic Breazeale, which...