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Juventus striker, Douglas Costa apologises to fans over spitting on opponent

Juventus striker, Douglas Costa has apologised to the club fans after being sent off for spitting in the face of Sassuolo’s Federico Di Francesco in a 2-1 Serie A win in Turin on Sunday.   Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goals for Juventus but the champions’ fourth win in as many games this season was …

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Tennis umpires considering boycotting Serena Williams’ matches after her outburst at the US Open finals

Professional tennis umpires are reportedly threatening to form a union and boycott Serena Williams’ matches after she called out an umpire at the US Open finals. During the game, Serena Williams accused chair umpire, Carlos Ramos, of sexism over violations she received during her US Open championship loss to Naomi Osaka. She also called …

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Serena Williams looks unbothered as she shares first photo with her daughter Olympia after U.S. Open loss

Tennis legend, Serena Williams, who lost to Naomi Osaka at Saturday’s U.S. Open final looked unbothered as she shared first photo with her daughter Olympia after the controversial clash. In the photo, Serena is pictured posing with her adorable daughter as they relax on a couch. 0Shares

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Zinedine Zidane enjoys a relaxing getaway in Spain with his bikini-clad wife, Véronique (Photos)

Zinedine Zidane, 46, who is being linked with Manchester United coaching job to replace Jose Mourinho if he is sacked, was spotted enjoying a well-deserved break with his wife Véronique in Formentera, Spain on Tuesday.   The former Real Madrid coach who looked in great spirits,  was pictured enjoying the sunshine with his bikini-clad wife on-board a luxury …

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NFF bans Super Eagles coach Yusuf Salisu for one-year, orders him to pay $5,000 fine over corruption charges

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Committee on Ethics and Fair Play has banned Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Salisu Yusuf from all football related activities for one year with immediate effect.   The four-man committee’s decision was announced in a statement by Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Director of Communications and made available …

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Gabonese footballer Mario Lemina hit with the UK’s biggest ever speeding fine

Football star, Mario Lemina, who plays as a central midfielder for English club Southampton has received the UK’s biggest-ever speeding fine and been banned from driving for a year.   The 25-year-old was hit with the £96,000 fine on Monday after failing to tell police on three occasions whether it was him behind …

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Aston Villa sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham on season-long loan deal

Chelsea have loaned English striker Tammy Abraham to ?Aston Villa for the remainder of the 2018/19 season.   The 20-year-old was unlikely to get much game time under Maurizio Sarri this season as he was behind Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud in the pecking order, but he should be afforded …

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Usain Bolt makes professional debut as a footballer in Australia (Photos)

Jamaican sprint legend, Usain Bolt has made his first appearance as a professional footballer in a pre-season friendly in Australia today.   Bolt, who has been trianing with Australia’s A-League club Central Coast Mariners since last week, debuted against an amateur side at the club’s stadium in Gosford, 80km north of Sydney, in …

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French Ligue One club, Lille part ways with Nigerian goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama

Former Nigeria captain Vincent Enyeama has left French club Lille after having his contract terminated by mutual consent.   Enyeama joined Lille from Isreali side Hapoel Tel Aviv in June 2011 and made 164 appearances. The 36-year old last played for Lille in April 2017 after he was told to look for a new club by …

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FIFA slams 12 match ban on Palestinian FA chief for hate speech against Lionel Messi

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the President of the Palestinian Football Association (PFA), Jibril Rajoub, with a 12-month match suspension.   He was also slammed with a fine of CHF 20,000 for breaching article 53 (Inciting hatred and violence) of the FIFA Disciplinary Code, following media statements he gave calling on football …

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