Osaka sensationally quits French Open after first round victory

Women’s tennis world number two, Naomi Osaka has announced her decision to quit the 2021 French Open at Roland Garros, announcing that it was the best decision for the French Open and stating that she would be taking some time off the court. The 23-year-old Japan national defeated Romania’s Patricia Maria Tig 6-4 7-6 (7-4) …

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Durant leads Nets to win as they go 3-1 up against Celtics

Kevin Durant contributed 42 points with 4 rebounds and 5 assists for the Brooklyn Nets as they defeated Boston Celtics 141-126 to win their third game and take the scores to 3-1, putting the Nets on the verge of sealing a place in the conference semifinals. Chris Paul led the scoring for the Phoenix Suns …

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Oshoala’s FC Barcelona Femeni add Copa de la Reina title to cabinet

FC Barcelona Femeni defeated Levante UD Femeni 4-2 to emerge as champions of the 2020/21 Copa de la Reina, ensuring that they captured all three of the major titles they competed for this season. Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala was an unused sub as goals from Patricia Guijarro, Marta Torrejon and an Alexia Putellas brace gave the …

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Oriental derbies set to headline NPFL Matchday 24 as action comes in thick and fast

Matchday 24 of the 2020/21 NPFL season is set to take place on May 30th and 31st across different centres in the federation, with two important Oriental derbies lined up. Enyimba welcome Heartland FC to the Enyimba International Stadium in Aba as they look to build on their win last time out and avenge their …

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Thiago Silva pays tribute to Frank Lampard after winning his dream title

Chelsea defender Thiago Silva has praised his former manager Frank Lampard for helping him win the one trophy he dreamt of winning. The Brazilian defender who has won many titles in Brazil, Italy and France but without the biggest club football trophy. Thiago Silva was on the losing side last year as Bayern Munich beat …

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Bucks sweep away Miami Heat to qualify for Eastern Conference semifinals

Giannis Antetokoumpo was impressive for the Milwaukee Bucks as they won 120-103 against Miami Heat in their NBA playoff Game 4 to go 4-0 up against them, knocking them out of the playoffs and ending their season. Antetokoumpo recorded a triple-double of 20 points, 12 rebounds and 15 assists. Brook Lopez led the scoring for …

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Abraham leads as Chelsea players celebrate UCL win with Olamide, Omah Lay Infinity

Tammy Abraham and a few Chelsea players continued their 2021 Champions League success singing a Nigerian song. A goal from Kai Havertz gave Chelsea a well-deserved 1-0 win in the final match against Manchester City on Saturday. Chelsea players who had endured a roller roller coaster season ended on the singing side. Led by Nigerian-born …

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Havertz scores as Chelsea march to Champions League glory

German midfielder Kai Havertz scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea defeated Manchester City 1-0 in the UEFA Champions League final at the Estadio do Dragao for their second UCL crown in their history. Both managers came into the game knowing each other very well, having already met twice in the past 6 …

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Brentford wins playoff final to reach Premier League for first time in history

Brentford FC defeated Swansea City 2-0 at Wembley Stadium to qualify for the 2021/22 English Premier League as winners of the Championship playoff, reaching the English top-flight for the first time in 74 years. Having won their semifinals against Bournemouth and Barnsley, Brentford and Swansea squared up at Wembley for the final Premier League slot, …

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Tatum scores big as Celtics win game three against Nets

Boston Celtics put up a brilliant performance with Jayson Tatum at the centre of it as they defeated the Brooklyn Nets 125-119 to win Game 3 of their NBA playoff series. Having lost the opening two games, Celtics needed a win to give themselves a chance of making the conference semifinals and Tatum stepped up …

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