Nadal fires back at cover up claim
Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal hit back Saturday at a claim that he faked an injury in 2012 to cover up a failed drugs test.
Venus ends desert boycott, Serena wins opener
Venus Williams finally made peace with Indian Wells tennis fans Friday by ending her 15-year boycott of the hardcourt tournament, but she couldn't put away her Japanese opponent.
Racquet manufacturer Head backs Sharapova
Maria Sharapova's racquet sponsor Head threw its support behind the Russian tennis star on Thursday, despite the five-time Grand Slam winner testing positive for the banned drug Meldonium.
Maria Sharapova… honest or deliberate mistake
There was the luminous smile Sharapova wore on the medal stand after defeating Sara Errani of Italy at the French Open in 2012. She is five-time Grand Slam winner.
Sharapova confirms failed drug test, sanction uncertain
Five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova said Monday she failed a dope test at the Australian Open, and isn't sure what punishment she'll face for her "huge mistake."
Tomic lashes teammate Kyrgios commitment after Davis Cup exit
Australia's two leading stars Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios are at odds forcing new captain Lleyton Hewitt into a peacemaking role after an extraordinary post-script to Australia's Davis Cup loss to the United States on Sunday.
Pelican Stars set to take female league by storm
The new Management Board of Pelican Stars FC of Calabar says it is ready to return the team to its glorious days in female football in Nigeria. A member of the board and the club’s Media Officer, Eddy Beckomson, made the assertion on Friday in Calabar in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria…
Officials to inspect Ahmadu Bello Stadium for Nigeria, Egypt AFCON qualifier
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it will undertake a tour of the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna to inspect the facility for the Super Eagles qualifier for the 2017 African Nations Cup (AFCON). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Eagles will take on the Pharaohs of Egypt in the first leg of…
National under-17 women team resumes camp Sunday ahead World Cup qualifiers
The national under-17 women’s football team, the Flamingoes, will return to camp on Sunday in preparation for the final qualifying stage for the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the competition will hold from Sept. 30 to Oct. 21 in Jordan. Flamingoes’ coach Bala Nikyu told NAN…
Vidal poised to complete Bayern switch
Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal is poised to complete his switch from Juventus to Bayern Munich in the coming days after flying to Bavaria on Monday for a medical. The 28-year-old posted a picture of himself and agent Fernando Felicevich on Twitter on Monday sat on a plane with the caption: "A new stage....a new dream...Munich…