Category: Sport

How Football Clubs Generate Revenue

By: Ayoade Akinyode Football clubs are known to spend huge sums of money on different aspects to ensure their successful running. Money is being spent on payment of wages of their staff and players also to expand and maintain their stadium. Maintenance of the club’s training complex, improvement of medical, media or stadium facilities and many more […]

I’ll Buy Arsenal in 3 to 4 Years – Aliko Dangote

Nigerian businessman and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has said that he is looking forward to buying London-based Arsenal Football Club within the next four years. Speaking with Bloomberg Television he said he is yet to give up on the plans to buy the team after he was rebuffed by its owners in 2010. He had earlier announced his […]

Wenger & Mourinho’s Feud Deepens as Arsenal Boss Refuses to Seat with the ManU Boss

Jose Mourinho’s feud with Arsene Wenger further deepens as the Arsenal manager would not let Mourinho sit next to him at a UEFA conference. According to a report by Spanish newspaper Marca, Mourinho arrived late at a speech being delivered by one of his Old Trafford predecessors, Sir Alex Ferguson. Spotting a seat opposite Paris Saint-Germain manager […]

Ryan Lochte Gets 10 Months Suspension, Banned From World Championships for Lying about Mugging Incident

US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended for 10 months following the gas station scandal at the Rio 2016 Olympics that became a huge embarrassment. According to USA Today The punishment was handed down by the US Olympic Committee, International Olympic Committee and USA Swimming. Lochte, 32, lost four of his major sponsors in the […]

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung Tells NFF to Pay all Siasia’s Outstanding Salary

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to clear the outstanding salary of U-23 National team’s Coach Samson Siasia. According to Vanguard, Dalung made the call when Siasia, in the company of his wife, Eunice, paid him a visit at his office in Abuja on Monday to […]

Read Mikel Obi’s Emotional Piece on Winning Bronze and Returning to Chelsea

When I woke up in my hotel room on Sunday morning, I opened my eyes to see my Olympic bronze medal lying there beside me. It just hammered home to me what I had achieved with the rest of my Nigeria team-mates the day before. We beat Honduras 3-2 to get the bronze and secure Nigeria’s […]

Pogba Not as Good as Mikel Obi – Parker

Ex MAnchester United player, Paul Parker has said John Obi Mikel is a better holding midfielder than Manchester United’s re-signee Paul Pogba while questioning where he will fit in at Old Trafford. The 23-year-old who is set to make his first appearance for United since leaving them in 2012 against Southampton in the Premier League […]

Nigeria’s Divine Odurudu Finishes Second after Usain Bolt in 200m Race

Nigerian Divine Oduduru, has put up a new personal best for the Nigerian athletes in the Rio Olympics, finishing 2nd behind Usain Bolt in the Men’s 200m Heat race. Odurudu finished in a record time of 20.34. He is the reigning Nigerian 200m champion. Usain Bolt eased to victory in his heat in 20.28 secs. […]

Tottenham’s Dele Alli Changes Jersey Name from ‘Alli’ to ‘Dele’

Some days ago, English football club, Tottenham Hotspurs announced that its midfielder, Dele Alli has decided to change the name on the rear of his jersey to Dele, instead of his surname, Alli which he has been using. “I wanted a name on my shirt that represented who I am and I feel I have no […]

Antonio Conte’s Celebration Steals the Show as Chelsea are Off to a Winning Start

Diego Costa’s late strike gave Antonio Conte a dramatic winning start as Chelsea manager as his side secured a season-opening victory over West Ham. The Spain striker found the net from 20 yards in the 89th minute to spark wild scenes at Stamford Bridge, with Conte celebrating among supporters. Eden Hazard had put the Blues […]
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