Category: Sport

Federer on Nadal’s heels in rankings

Roger Federer’s victory in the Australian Open has taken him to within 155 points of world number one Rafael Nadal in the ATP rankings released on Monday. Nadal, who was knocked out in the quarter-finals in Melbourne, has 9,760 points with Federer on 9,605. Marin Cilic, who took Federer to five sets in the final, […]

Outstanding five: Iheanacho, Obi and others who rocked the weekend

Kelechi Iheanacho Claude Puel’s words on Kelechi Iheanacho’s need to improve has sparked a streaky run in the cup. Iheanacho further showed marked improvements with his brace against Peterborough. His first goal was top quality as he curled a low strike from outside the area. A misplaced back pass from the Peterborough midfield fell to […]

‘Super Eagles is Argentina’s major threat at World Cup’

Argentine midfielder Emiliano Rigoni has singled out the Super Eagles of Nigeria as their toughest opponent at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The two nations are in Group D and will clash in the final group game at Saint Petersburg on June 26. However, the Zenit St. Petersburg right-winger reckons it will be […]

Aubameyang close to Arsenal move – reports

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is closing on a switch from Borussia Dortmund to Arsenal as Arsene Wenger looks to boost his forward options, reports in Germany and Britain said on Monday. German magazine Kicker reported the clubs had agreed on a 63-million-euro ($78 million, £55 million) fee for the player and that as part of the deal […]