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Actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in car crash
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Actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in car crash

Hollywood actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger has been involved in a car accident, his spokesman has confirmed. The four-vehicle crash, which occurred on Friday afternoon, January 21 in Los Angeles left one person with injuries, Los Angeles Police said. Photos from the scene published by TMZ show a large SUV on top of at least two vehicles at an intersection in Brentwood while the 'Terminator' actor can be seen standing nearby. Police said that no arrest has been made and ruled out the involvement of drugs and alcohol. Officers did not identify those involved but the actor and former California governor's spokesman confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that he was driving the SUV when the incident occurred. A report by police, seen by CBS Los Angeles, said that the SUV d...
AFCON 2021: Round of 16 fixtures confirmed [Full list]
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AFCON 2021: Round of 16 fixtures confirmed [Full list]

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, round of 16 fixtures has been confirmed. The AFCON last-16 was confirmed following the conclusion of the final Group stages fixtures on Wednesday. Ivory Coast had eliminated AFCON defending Champions Algeria from the competition following a 3-1 victory, while Equatorial Guinea defeated Sierra Leone 1-0. Mali also defeated Mauritania, while Gambia defeated Tunisia 1-0. The Round of 16 fixtures will begin on Sunday. Below are the Round of 16 fixtures: Burkina Faso vs Gabon Nigeria vs Tunisia Guinea vs Gambia Cameroon vs Comoros Senegal vs Cape Verde Morocco vs Malawi Ivory Coast vs Egypt Mali vs Equatorial Guinea.
Premier League to Change Rules for Postponement of Matches
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Premier League to Change Rules for Postponement of Matches

The Premier League has confirmed it is consulting with its clubs, over making possible changes to its rules regarding match postponements. Last week, pundits like Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville said the league needed to make changes to prevent clubs from having matches postponed because of injuries and international duty. In a statement on Wednesday, the Premier League explained that it “is consulting with our clubs regarding COVID-19 postponement rules and guidance in light of the changing national picture and the falling number of cases within our squads.” It added: “The league’s current guidance was amended in December following the emergence of the new Omicron variant and we continue to monitor the ongoing effects of the virus and will update our guidance accordingly.” ...
Two confirmed dead as Lassa Fever ravages Oyo communities
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Two confirmed dead as Lassa Fever ravages Oyo communities

The Oyo State government has confirmed the death of two people with many hospitalised at the State General Hospital following the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Bode Ladipo, made this known in a statement issued on Monday January 17, and made available to journalists in Ibadan, stating that the state government is doing everything possible to curtail the further spread of the virus. The statement read in part: “The attention of the Ministry was drawn to reported cases of deaths at Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo State on Wednesday, 12th January 2022. The deaths were said to have been associated with fever, gastrointestinal symptoms and some neck swelling. “This warranted a high-level investigating team led by the Honourable Commission...
Betty White’s Death Certificate reveals her cause of Death
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Betty White’s Death Certificate reveals her cause of Death

Betty White’s cause of death has been confirmed. White’s death certificate lists a cerebrovascular accident as her immediate cause of death. A cerebrovascular accident, which is a medical term for a stroke, occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. When the blood supply is stopped, the brain cells begin to die and the brain loses function. According to the death certificate, “The Golden Girls” star suffered a stroke six days before her death on Dec. 31 at age 99. White’s agent and close friend Jeff Witjas said in a statement given to NBC News: “I was told that Betty passed in her sleep peacefully without pain. To me, this is the most important thing and brings me comfort as her friend. Anything else is private to Betty....
Veteran Juju musician, Dayo Kujore, dies at 63
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Veteran Juju musician, Dayo Kujore, dies at 63

Veteran Nigerian Juju musician, Dayo Kujore, is dead. According to family sources, he died in the earlier hours of Monday, January 10, 2022. He was 63 years old. The singer was confirmed dead at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja, Lagos. The cause of his death is yet to be made public. Dayo Kujore was born on April 4, 1958 in Robiyan, Abeokuta in Ogun state. He would have turned 64 on April 4, 2022. He began playing the guitar at 10 and rose to become popular for creating a new tune from the Juju genre called Soko music. Amongst his many albums include Elevation, Wisdom, Joy, Easy Life, and the popular Soko Xtra. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Anthony Joshua Confirms Change of coaching team for Oleksandr Usyk Rematch
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Anthony Joshua Confirms Change of coaching team for Oleksandr Usyk Rematch

Anthony Joshua has confirmed he will 'work with some good coaches' in a 'new environment' before his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk. This is coming after questions were asked over Joshua's coaching team after his defeat to Usyk in September. Following the loss, AJ spent time in America visiting several gyms and coaches, ahead of his contracted rematch with the Ukrainian this year. Joshua has appeared to suggest he will switch up his training squad or base, having consulted Rob McCracken. He said in a Dubai interview: “I’m a loyal character. I believe loyalty’s important. “I’ve been based in Sheffield and had a good chat with my coach and I wanna try some new things, I wanna try a new environment. “Maybe I can do a training camp in Dubai, maybe I can do a training camp in A...
Chelsea Manager Thomas Tuchel Confirms two new Positive COVID-19 Cases
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Chelsea Manager Thomas Tuchel Confirms two new Positive COVID-19 Cases

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel has confirmed the club has registered two more positive COVID-19 cases. Chelsea had been without captain, Thiago Silva and N’Golo Kante in their Carabao Cup semi final first leg game against Tottenham on Wednesday, January 5. Despite missing two key players, Chelsea managed a relatively comfortable 2-0 win at home. “Yeah, unfortunately Thiago Silva and N’Golo Kante [positive for COVID-19], which is huge for us because they’re two key players". Tuchel told Sky Sports “We had the information today in the morning so it is quite challenging, but we will push. The guys who are here have our trust, have our belief, and we will push them and push things to the maximum. “It hasn’t changed the situation since some weeks ago, but it is not the moment t...
Manchester City ‘set to offer Sergio Aguero a role as club ambassador’ after the Argentine icon was forced to retire due to heart problem
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Manchester City ‘set to offer Sergio Aguero a role as club ambassador’ after the Argentine icon was forced to retire due to heart problem

Manchester City will offer club legend, Sergio Aguero, a role as an ambassador after the striker was forced into retirement last December. Aguero left the Etihad last summer to complete a move to Barcelona but played just five games for the Spanish club before he was forced off during just his fifth appearance. It was later confirmed that the 33-year-old had a heart condition, and in an emotional press conference last month, Aguero tearfully announced his retirement from the game. According to The Sun, his former club are looking to step in and hand him a role which will see him remain in football. The publication reports that he is set to be offered a role as a club ambassador, alongside the likes of City icon Mike Summerbee as well as fellow title winners Joleon Lescott and...
Country star, Tom T. Hall’s cause of Death Revealed as Suicide
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Country star, Tom T. Hall’s cause of Death Revealed as Suicide

Country star Tom T. Hall's death has been ruled a suicide. Tom Hall who was found dead at the age of 85 at his Franklin, Tennessee home on the morning of August 20 last year, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Williamson County Medical Examiner in an autopsy report obtained by People, said a 911 call was placed at 11:15 a.m. that Friday, with EMS responding to the scene. The report read in part; "Paramedics confirmed death at approximately 1133 hours, due to obvious injuries." At the time of his death which was confirmed by his son Dean Hall, no cause of death was given. Tom Hall was a renowned country songwriter, who wrote classics such as "That's How I Got To Memphis" and "Harper Valley P.T.A." (which is sung by Jeannie C. Riley). His songs earned him a spot in...
Mallorca vs Barcelona: Xavi slams LaLiga over ‘crazy’ decision
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Mallorca vs Barcelona: Xavi slams LaLiga over ‘crazy’ decision

Barcelona manager, Xavi Hernandez, has said it is “crazy” that this weekend’s match against Mallorca will go ahead, despite a COVID-19 outbreak at the club. The Catalan side has 10 confirmed positive cases among their first-team squad. Also, a further seven players are either suspended, injured or are a doubt for the game at San Moix. However, LaLiga rules stipulate that fixtures must be played if clubs have at least five first-team players fit and available and can name a 13-man squad, with at least one goalkeeper, by drawing on the reserve team. “We will turn to the B team and we will go there to win the game, but we have 17 players missing. “I am worried. It seems crazy to me that [LaLiga] won’t suspend it. It makes no sense to play. We’re at the very limit. Common sens...
My ex-girlfriend never gave birth to twins, she lied to me and was just extorting me – Singer Harrysong
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My ex-girlfriend never gave birth to twins, she lied to me and was just extorting me – Singer Harrysong

Singer Harrysong has claimed that his ex-girlfriend lied that she had twin babies for him. Recall in 2017, LIB confirmed that the singer and an Abuja-based lady welcomed a set of twins (a boy and girl) at a hospital in Beverly Hills, California. The pair even went ahead to name the baby boy 'Perez' while the baby girl was christened 'Tarela'. Taking to his Instagram story this evening to address what could be described as "paternity fraud," Harrysong said his ex-girlfriend lied that she had twins for him just to extort him. He also clarified that he has only one child, a baby girl named Daviva with his wife, Alexer Perez Gopa. He wrote: Addressing this issue.  I am not baba twins or daddy ejima. There was never any twins anywhere. That lady never gave birth, she lied and ...
Mikel Arteta shortlists four strikers to replace Aubameyang at Arsenal
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Mikel Arteta shortlists four strikers to replace Aubameyang at Arsenal

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta has reportedly shortlisted four strikers to replace deposed Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, at Emirates. Aubameyang has not been selected by Arteta after he was punished for a ‘disciplinary breach’. The 32-year-old has since been exiled from Arsenal’s first-team and is reportedly willing to leave the North London club in the January transfer window. However, according to ESPN, Arteta’s list of potential targets to replace Aubameyang include Fiorentina’s Dusan Vlahovic, Real Sociedad’s Alexander Isak, Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewis and Aston Villa’s Ollie Watkins. Arteta had on Friday confirmed that Aubameyang had left Arsenal to report early for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations’ camping with Gabon. The striker has scored four goals in ...
Officials in Ghana are corrupt – Family of American model who died in a hotel room in Ghana wants autopsy done in US
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Officials in Ghana are corrupt – Family of American model who died in a hotel room in Ghana wants autopsy done in US

Family of the American model who died in a hotel room in Ghana, are asking for the autopsy to be done in the United States. Tyger Booty was reportedly found dead in a hotel room at Rayporsh Hotel in Abelemkpe on December 28, 2021. According to preliminary reports, she was invited to Ghana on a “paid vacation” by an unnamed billionaire. A family member who spoke to Asaaseradio, confirmed her death but said they “don’t trust Ghana health authorities will do a good job.” Julie Williams, a family spokesperson of the late socialite, explained that they’ve been informed by some people that Ghanaian officials are corrupt. She also said that another reason they want the autopsy conducted in the United States of America is that none of the family members resides in Ghana. Williams sai...
Rangnick to be without three key players for Man United, Burnley clash
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Rangnick to be without three key players for Man United, Burnley clash

Manchester United interim manager, Ralf Rangnick, will be without three key players when they host Burnley in a Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Thursday night. Man United confirmed this in a post via their website on Wednesday. The three players to miss the Burnley clash are Victor Lindelof, Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes. Lindelof is currently recovering from a COVID-19 infection, while Pogba will not take part in the Burnley clash due to a thigh problem that is keeping him sidelined. Fernandes, meanwhile, will be unavailable due to a one-match suspension. The Portugal midfielder collected his fifth yellow card of the Premier League season on Monday night. Man United head to the game following a 1-1 draw with Newcastle United in their last Premier League tie. ...
Man proposes to girlfriend at Simi’s concert
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Man proposes to girlfriend at Simi’s concert

A man proposed to his girlfriend at singer, Simi's concert which was held last night in Lagos. The singer who shared a video from the scene, confirmed that the man got a "YES" from his girlfriend. Simi has also asked her fans to help her find the couple.
Ugandan Nurse-model Dies in Auto Crash on her Way home to Pay Surprise Visit to her Family after 10 Years Abroad
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Ugandan Nurse-model Dies in Auto Crash on her Way home to Pay Surprise Visit to her Family after 10 Years Abroad

A Netherlands based nurse, model and dancer, Doreen Angee, has died in car accident after arriving Uganda to pay a surprise visit to her family members who she had not seen in over ten years. 25-year-old Doreen left the Netherlands for Uganda on December 21 but got involved in a car accident along Gulu-Kampala Highway on December 23. The CEO of JNC Entertainment succumbed to internal injuries at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital without meeting her family. According to local media, Doreen started her journey from the Netherlands on December 21, aboard Qatar Airline to Dubai. She arrived Uganda on December 22, and on 23, she left Kampala for her hometown, Gulu accompanied by four friends and a driver.On their way to Gulu, their car had a head-on collision with a trailer in Koro ...
Rangnick gives Martial condition to leave Man Utd
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Rangnick gives Martial condition to leave Man Utd

Manchester United interim manager, Ralf Rangnick, has confirmed Anthony Martial has asked to leave the club in January. However, Rangnick also revealed no club has registered interest in the player. Martial held a meeting with the German last week, and he backed up the claims of his agent, Phillippe Lamboley, confirming that he wishes to leave the club. Rangnick said he is sympathetic to the 26-year-old’s situation after struggling for opportunities this season, but made it clear the France forward will only be granted a move if it suits the club. “We spoke at length and he explained to me he has been at Manchester United now for the last seven years and he feels it is the right time for a change, to go somewhere else,” Rangnick said. “I told him listen, as long as there i...
Carabao Cup semi-final: Nice for our fans – Tuchel reacts as Chelsea draws Tottenham
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Carabao Cup semi-final: Nice for our fans – Tuchel reacts as Chelsea draws Tottenham

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, is pleased with the club’s fans after it was confirmed his side will face Tottenham Hotspur in the Carabao Cup semi-final. Chelsea defeated Brentford 2-0 in the Carabao Cup last-8 to qualify for the semi-final. A late own goal from Pontus Jansson and a penalty from Jorginho ensured Chelsea defeated Brentford. “Tottenham is nice for our fans. A London derby; we are looking forward to it and we want to be there,” Tuchel said at his post-match press conference. “I am absolutely happy about this result, a brilliant result and a brilliant performance given the situation.” “They did well,” Tuchel added. “They hadn’t trained for a week and then we invited them to training. They had two sessions with us. “They listened carefully and did their job. F...
Mo Abudu is Collaborating with 50 Cent, Starz on a new African Drama
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Mo Abudu is Collaborating with 50 Cent, Starz on a new African Drama

Abudu will co-executive produce the drama titled ‘Queen Nzinga’. Starz has confirmed the production of a new drama project in collaboration with 50 Cent’s G-Unit films and Television and Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife Studio. The project titled ‘Queen Nzinga’ will be set in 17th century Angola and follows the coming of age story of fearless warrior queen Nzinga. According to history, Nzinga who became the first female ruler waged a 40-year guerrilla war against the kingdom’s formidable enemies and the cruel subjugation of her people by Portuguese slavers. In the lead role as Nzinga is star actress Yetide Badaki (‘America gods’) who doubles as the show’ co-executive producer alongside 50 Cent, Abudu and Steven A. DeKnight. “If you liked the movie 300 your gonna love this,” said 50 Ce...
Premier League Open Investigation after Arsenal’s 4-1 win at Leeds
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Premier League Open Investigation after Arsenal’s 4-1 win at Leeds

The Premier League has opened an investigation into alleged racist abuse aimed at the Arsenal bench from Leeds supporters. The incident happened on Saturday during the first half of Saturday’s match at Elland Road. Just after the half-hour mark, the Arsenal subs called over the fourth official and the Premier League has confirmed an allegation of racist abuse was reported by the visitors. Arsenal beat Leeds 4-1 thanks to a double from Gabriel Martinelli and goals from Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe. The win boosts Mikel Arteta’s men chances of finishing in the top four, as they now have 32 points.
9 games postponed in England [full list]
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9 games postponed in England [full list]

The English Football League, EFL, has confirmed 19 games this weekend have been postponed due to COVID-19 Omicron variant outbreaks at clubs. This is coming less than 24 hours after the Premier League confirmed five games have been called off this weekend and the EFL has now followed suit with a statement on Friday. The statement read, “In total, 19 games have been postponed for this weekend’s round of EFL fixtures due to a rise in COVID-19 cases at Clubs, with rearrangements to be confirmed in due course. “Throughout the pandemic, supporting the health and safety of players, staff and supporters has been the EFL’s primary priority and supporting the wellbeing of the country with the rise of the Omicron variant is vital. “To help protect players, yesterday the EFL moved to im...
Arteta Snubs Aubameyang for Leeds Clash
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Arteta Snubs Aubameyang for Leeds Clash

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has confirmed that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not play against Leeds on Saturday. Aubameyang continues to be unavailable for selection, after being stripped of the club captaincy earlier this week. The Gabon striker has been removed from the role because of his “latest disciplinary breach”. The 32-year-old was consequently left out of the squad for the 2-0 win over West Ham on Wednesday, and will not make his return to face Marcelo Bielsa’s side on Saturday. “No, he’s not available for selection,” said Arteta on Friday. When pressed on whether the striker has a future at the north London club, Arteta reiterated: “For this game, he’s not available for selection.”
FG warns Nigerians as COVID19 cases increase by 630% in 10 days
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FG warns Nigerians as COVID19 cases increase by 630% in 10 days

The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians to take their health seriously as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen astronomically by 630%. The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunmimbe Mamora, made the appeal in an interview with Punch. He said there is need for Nigerians to take responsibility to tackle coronavirus as COVID-19 cases continues to increase with the country recording  5,398 infections between December 6 and 15. When asked on what the Federal Government would do in view of the increase in cases,  Mamora  stated that the government would continue to strengthen existing measures. “It’s essentially to strengthen the existing measures through advocacy, awareness creation, education and emphasis on the need for people to take responsibility for their...
Former Tonga Rugby World Cup star, Taniela Moa Passes away Suddenly at 36
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Former Tonga Rugby World Cup star, Taniela Moa Passes away Suddenly at 36

Former Tonga halfback Taniela Moa has died at the age of 36, the country's rugby governing body has announced. He was 36. Moa’s death was confirmed on Thursday December 16, by the Tonga Rugby Union. He was 36. The Tonga Rugby Union said in a statement that Moa was one of the all-time greats. But did not mention the cause of death. "A stalwart of Ikale Tahi Tonga rugby who will now have his name etched among the echelons of the legendary greats. Such sad news to receive about the passing of Taniela Moa," it said. "We would like to send our love and deepest condolences to his family through this sad and tragic time. May he fly high among God's army and look over you all." The Samoa rugby team also paid tribute to Moa following news of his death. "We are shocked to hear ...
Thomas Tuchel confirms return of two Chelsea top stars
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Thomas Tuchel confirms return of two Chelsea top stars

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that N’Golo Kante will return to the squad for Thursday’s Premier League clash with Everton. Thomas Tuchel spoke at a press conference ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Everton on Thursday. Kante has not played since Chelsea’s 4-0 victory over Juventus in November, with the Blues winning just two of their five games in that period. Chelsea have also been without former Real Madrid ace Mateo Kovavic and Italy international Jorginho in recent weeks with the German gaffer forced to call upon Reece James to play in midfield in their recent Champions League clash against Zenit St Petersburg. Kante alongside Trevoh Chalobah are now returning to the squad who was forced off injured against Watford earlier this month. “N’Golo Ka...
Covid-19: US Surpasses 800,000 Pandemic Deaths
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Covid-19: US Surpasses 800,000 Pandemic Deaths

More than 800,000 Americans have now died from the coronavirus, the highest recorded national death toll from the global pandemic. It comes as the US reached 50 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Monday, December, 13. Most deaths were recorded among the unvaccinated and the elderly, and more Americans died in 2021 than in 2020.  The last 100,000 deaths came in just the past 11 weeks. “As we mark the tragic milestone of 800,000 American deaths due to Covid-19, we remember each person and the lives they lived, and we pray for the loved ones left behind,” President Joe Biden said in a statement. Members of Congress including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer participate in a moment of silence for the 800,000 American lives lost to Covi...
Update: Arteta Officially Removes Aubameyang as Arsenal Captain
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Update: Arteta Officially Removes Aubameyang as Arsenal Captain

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has officially stripped Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of the captain’s armband. This was confirmed in a terse statement published on the club’s official website on Tuesday afternoon. “Following his latest disciplinary breach last week, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will no longer be our club captain, and will not be considered for selection for Wednesday’s match against West Ham United. “We expect all our players, particularly our captain, to work to the rules and standards we have all set and agreed. “We are fully focused on tomorrow’s match,” it read. Aubameyang was also dropped for the 3-0 win over Southampton last weekend after he failed to arrive back at the club as agreed. Arteta cited a “disciplinary breach” after the game at ...
Champions League: John Terry Names Four Teams to win Trophy after Round of 16 draw
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Champions League: John Terry Names Four Teams to win Trophy after Round of 16 draw

Former Chelsea captain, John Terry, has named four clubs he feels can win the Champions League this season following the round of 16 draw on Monday. According to him, they are: Manchester City, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Liverpool. The last-16 fixtures have been confirmed after a controversial redraw in Nyon. https://dailypost.ng/2021/12/13/champions-league-new-round-of-16-ties-confirmed-full-fixtures/ Paris Saint-Germain will face Real Madrid, while RB Salzburg were drawn against Bayern Munich. Chelsea take on Lille, while Liverpool play Inter Milan. Manchester City face Sporting Lisbon, while Manchester United will take on Atletico Madrid. And sharing a picture of the full draw, Terry gave his verdict as to who he thought would lift the trophy. “Who’s...
Brentford vs Man Utd in doubt as Red Devils shut down facilities
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Brentford vs Man Utd in doubt as Red Devils shut down facilities

Manchester United are in discussions with the Premier League over postponing their trip to Brentford on Tuesday evening. The Old Trafford club has been forced to shut down their training complex due to positive COVID-19 cases. United in a statement on Sunday, revealed that a “small number” of individuals among the first-team players and staff had returned positive lateral flow tests. Those positive cases have now been confirmed by positive PCR tests. This has led to United shutting down their Carrington training complex for 24 hours “to minimise risk of any further infection”. In a statement on Monday afternoon, United added: “The club is in discussion with the Premier League whether it is safe for Tuesday’s fixture against Brentford to continue, both from a Covid infectio...
TV personality Martha Stewart, 80, confirms she has a new Boyfriend, talks about “Short-lived” Romance with Larry King
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TV personality Martha Stewart, 80, confirms she has a new Boyfriend, talks about “Short-lived” Romance with Larry King

80-year-old American retail businesswoman, writer, and television personality Martha Stewart has confirmed that she has a new boyfriend. Stewart revealed this in an interview with Andy Cohen on “Watch What Happens Live,” but didn't share any additional detail. When asked about her recent romance, she said; “No. I shouldn’t say no. I mean yes, but I’m not going to tell you.” Stewart who evaded questions about her new romantic partner, however opened up about her previous short-lived romantic connection to the late Larry King. She revealed that she thought they were just friends when they went out to dinner at Elio’s in New York City. The TV personality said; “I thought we were just talking about journalism etc. etc., and then he sort of got a little amorous." She didn’t sha...
Rangnick to Sign £50m Premier League star Identified by Alex Ferguson
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Rangnick to Sign £50m Premier League star Identified by Alex Ferguson

Newly appointed Manchester United interim boss, Ralf Rangnick will sign £50 million rated Newly appointed Manchester United interim boss, Ralf Rangnick will sign £50 million rated  Aston Villa midfielder, John McGinn this January, according to the Sun. The midfielder is said to be former Man United’s boss, Sir Alex Ferguson’s choice of midfield recruit for the club. The German was confirmed as the club’s interim boss on Monday and took charge of his new team for the first time on Sunday against Crystal Palace. The former RB Leipzig manager wants to bolster Man United midfield with players capable of fitting into his high pressing football. Reports in Europe suggests that midfielders Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard and Donny van de Beek would leave Old Trafford in the next six months ...
Chelsea get double boost ahead of West Ham clash
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Chelsea get double boost ahead of West Ham clash

Chelsea has been handed an important double injury boost ahead of their Premier League clash with West Ham United on Saturday afternoon at London Stadium. Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, confirmed that James Reece and Jorginho have returned to the club’s training ahead of their clash with West Ham this weekend. Tuchel described Reece and Jorginho’s return as ‘massive’. Both players had sustained knocks ahead of the West Ham clash. “It is massive [to have James Reece and Jorginho back]. Reece is the specialist on the side and Jorginho is the guy left from Jova, NG and him from the midfield three in a central role. “We are happy that Jorgi is back in training and we can’t wait for NG and Kova to come back,” Tuchel said. The kick-off time for West Ham vs Chelsea is 1.30 pm...
Michael Carrick’s next move confirmed after Rangnick’s appointment
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Michael Carrick’s next move confirmed after Rangnick’s appointment

The future of Manchester United’s ex-caretaker coach, Michael Carrick and his assistant, Mike Phelan has been revealed. They will remain at Manchester United following the appointment of Ralf Rangnick. Ralf Rangnick, former Schalke 04 manager and celebrated sport director, was confirmed as the interim manager at Manchester United on Monday. His appointment followed the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the Red Devils boss after a series of poor results. Carrick was handed the role in an acting capacity after Ole’s sack with Phelen as his assistant. But Rangnick will now serve as the interim manager until the end of the season, as confirmed by the club on Monday. Popular Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano said, “Manchester United current coaching staff expected to be con...
Manchester United confirm appointment of Ralf Rangnick as interim manager
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Manchester United confirm appointment of Ralf Rangnick as interim manager

Ralf Rangnick has been confirmed as Manchester United’s interim manager until the end of the season. The 63-year-old German left his role as director of sports and development at Lokomotiv Moscow to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at United on a six-month contract until the end of May. Rangnick will stay on at Old Trafford in a consultancy role for a further two years. It's also possible that he could land the manager’s job on a permanent basis if he is able to turn things around at the club. United announced the news on Monday, saying: ‘Manchester United is delighted to announce the appointment of Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season, subject to work visa requirements. Following this period, Ralf and the club have agreed that he will continue in a consultan...
COVID: Canada confirms Two Nigerians have tested positive for Omicron Variant
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COVID: Canada confirms Two Nigerians have tested positive for Omicron Variant

Canada has confirmed the detection of two cases of Omicron, a highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus, health officials said in a statement. The two cases have been traced to two people who travelled to Nigeria. "Today, the province of Ontario has confirmed two cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in Ottawa, both of which were reported in individuals with recent travel from Nigeria. Ottawa Public Health is conducting case and contact management and the patients are in isolation," a statement by the Ontario government said. This comes two days after Canada rushed to seal its borders for foreign travellers from seven Southern African nations in an attempt to prevent the spread of the newly identified Covid-19 variant, also known as B.1.1.529 variant. These seven nati...
Chelsea vs Man United: Thomas Tuchel’s squad for Premier League clash revealed [Full list]
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Chelsea vs Man United: Thomas Tuchel’s squad for Premier League clash revealed [Full list]

Chelsea’s squad for the Premier League clash with Manchester United on Sunday has been confirmed. The Blues made 3 changes from the squad that defeated Juventus 4-0 in Champions League during the week. According to Football London, injuries to N’Golo Kante and Ben Chilwell mean they will not be part of Thomas Tuchel’s 23-man squad to tackle Man United. Romelu Lukaku is, however, back to the team to tackle his former club. The Blues head into Sunday’s EPL game on the back of 3-0 victory over Leicester last weekend and 4-0 thrashing of Juventus in the midweek. Here is Chelsea’s full squad against Manchester United: Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Edouard Mendy, Marcus Bettinelli, Lucas Bergstrom Defenders: Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christens...
Chelsea dealt another injury blow as Chilwell faces lengthy layoff
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Chelsea dealt another injury blow as Chilwell faces lengthy layoff

The England international will not play again until 2022 Chelsea face a nervous wait to see if Ben Chilwell requires surgery on an anterior cruciate ligament injury that will sideline the defender for at least six weeks. The England international suffered the injury during the first half of Tuesday’s Champions League thrashing of Juventus at Stamford Bridge. Blues boss Thomas Tuchel confirmed Chilwell does not need to go under the knife straightaway, though that may change if the injury fails to recover sufficiently.
US rapper Rick Ross and Diamond Platnumz’s babymama Hamisa Mobetto get cozy at a Club in Dubai amid dating rumours
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US rapper Rick Ross and Diamond Platnumz’s babymama Hamisa Mobetto get cozy at a Club in Dubai amid dating rumours

American rapper, Rick Ross and Diamond Platnumz’s baby mama - Tanzanian actress and model, Hamisa Mobetto may have confirmed their relationship after months of speculation. The pair were last night spotted getting cozy at a club in Dubai. At one point, Ross can be seen leaning in for a kiss, and the model covers her face for the intimate moment before they smile and continue to dance the night away. Ross and Hamisa were later seen leaving the club together in a Rolls-Royce.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema found guilty in sex tape blackmail case
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Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema found guilty in sex tape blackmail case

France and Real Madrid forward, Karim Benzema has been handed a one-year suspended jail sentence and €75,000 fine after being found guilty in a sex tape blackmail case. Benzema was found guilty of being involved in an attempt in 2015 to blackmail France teammate Mathieu Valbuena, with a sex tape. The allegations against Benzema, which date to 2015, led to him being cast out of the French squad for five years before being brought back into the fold in May in time to play in Euro 2020. The 33-year-old's lawyers have confirmed he will appeal against the verdict. The court decision is unlikely to affect Benzema's immediate sporting future. The forward is regarded as one of the favorites to win the Ballon d'Or award later this month following an impressive season with Madrid. ...
Children among at least 45 dead in Bulgaria bus fire
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Children among at least 45 dead in Bulgaria bus fire

At least 45 people including 12 children have been killed after a bus caught fire on a highway in western Bulgaria early on Tuesday. A senior interior ministry official confirmed that children were among the dead and seven people,  who had jumped out of the burning bus had been taken to hospital for treatment in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, with burns. The incident happened on the Struma Highway, 28 miles west of Sofia, at around 2am local time, and either the "bus caught fire and crashed, or crashed and then caught fire", Nikolai Nikolov said. He said there were 45 fatalities. But the ministry later said there were 46 casualties, before giving a further update of one less than the toll given earlier. There were 53 people on board the bus, it added. Most of the victims ...
NFL star Odell Beckham and girlfriend Lauren Wood announce they are expecting their 1st child
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NFL star Odell Beckham and girlfriend Lauren Wood announce they are expecting their 1st child

NFL star, Odell Beckham Jr. and girlfriend Lauren ‘LoLo’ woods are expecting their first child together. Earlier this year, it was speculated that the model and social media star was pregnant after a photo of her with a visible baby bump was circulated after an alleged DM conversation in which she confirmed the news. Last night, Lauren confirmed the news publicly for the first time with a series of maternity photos with her man. The couple started dating in the year 2019.
Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson Spotted Holding Hands
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Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson Spotted Holding Hands

The recent public display from Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson may have confirmed rumors that they are dating. The 41-year-old reality star and the 28-year-old Saturday Night Live actor were photographed holding hands this week. The photos were snapped one day after Pete‘s birthday and they were seen in Palm Springs, Calif. They have reportedly been staying at Kris Jenner‘s mansion in the desert town. They were joined for the outing by Kim's sister Kourtney Kardashian and her fiancé Travis Barker. Davidson and Barker, 45, know each other through their mutual friend Machine Gun Kelly. A source told People that the 'couple' is official and these photos are all the confirmation they need. “They are really happy and seeing...
Taylor Swift’s ‘All Too Well’ lyrics hints on age causing her breakup with Jake Gyllenhaal
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Taylor Swift’s ‘All Too Well’ lyrics hints on age causing her breakup with Jake Gyllenhaal

Taylor Swift in her “All Too Well” song which was released on Friday November 12 on her rerecorded “Red” album, hinted on her nine-year age gap with Jake Gyllenhaal being the reason for their breakup. Swift sings, “You said if we had been closer in age maybe it would have been fine / And that made me want to die.” The 31-year-old singer has never officially confirmed the song is about Gyllenhaal, 40, but it’s become widely accepted that it is. Additional lyrics in her rerecorded version point to the heartbreak she felt at the time, with lyrics such as, “They say all’s well that ends well, but I’m in a new hell / Every time you double cross my mind.” Actor Jake Gylenhaal reportedly dated the Grammy winner from October to December 2010 when they split just before her 21st birth...
Mane worry for Liverpool as Senegal boss Cisse confirms injury scare after Togo draw
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Mane worry for Liverpool as Senegal boss Cisse confirms injury scare after Togo draw

The 2019 African Footballer of the Year limped off in the opening stages of the Teranga Lions' draw in Lome Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has confirmed Liverpool forward Sadio Mane suffered an injury scare in their 1-1 draw with Togo in Thursday’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifier. Mane was making his fifth start in the qualifying campaign when he walked off the pitch in pain in the 28th minute. He was subsequently replaced by Villarreal star Boulaye Dia. His early substitution came as a blow for the Teranga Lions at Stade de Kegue as they conceded an own goal on the stroke of half-time.
2022/2023 Premier League Dates Confirmed
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2022/2023 Premier League Dates Confirmed

The 2022/2023 English Premier League, EPL, season dates have been confirmed The season has been adjusted to accommodate the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which will take place in the middle of the domestic calendar. The Premier League disclosed this in a statement via their website on Thursday. The statement partly read, “The Premier League season will start on 6 August 2022. “Match round 16 will be the last set of matches played over the weekend of 12-13 November ahead of the call-up period for the tournament beginning on Monday 14 November. “The League will resume on Boxing Day following the FIFA World Cup Final, which takes place on Sunday 18 December 2022. The final match round of the campaign will be played on 28 May 2023, when all games will kick off si...
Boxing legend, Mike Tyson confirms return to ring with Logan Paul as next potential opponent
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Boxing legend, Mike Tyson confirms return to ring with Logan Paul as next potential opponent

Boxing legend, Mike Tyson has confirmed his plans to return to the ring in February next year. Tyson made a shock comeback last year in an exhibition against former heavyweight legend Roy Jones Jr. The bout was declared a draw but many believed that Tyson should have won, after landing Jones by a wide margin. The event reportedly generated more than 1.6 million pay-per-view buys - with Jake Paul fighting former NBA point guard Nate Robinson on the undercard - as Tyson earned a purse of around £7.5m and Jones approximately £2.25m. Now, Tyson has confirmed that he plans to return to the ring in February 2022 with reports that YouTube star Logan Paul could be his next opponent. Tyson said during his attendance at the undisputed clash between Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant: ...
Oleksandr Usyk confirms his highly anticipated rematch against Anthony Joshua
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Oleksandr Usyk confirms his highly anticipated rematch against Anthony Joshua

Oleksandr Usyk has confirmed a rematch with Anthony Joshua will take place in the Spring of next year. Recall the Brit triggered his rematch clause after losing his world title belts to the Ukrainian in their heavyweight clash back in September. Joshua is now planning to win back the titles he lost, just like he did after his surprise defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr. Confirming the rematch, Usyk told the Independent: 'The rematch is going to happen. The promoters are going to deal with the dates and everything. The nearest it will be is spring, or close to that. 'I don't think about my opponents or their changes. I think about myself and how I can become at least a little bit better every day. 'I had felt amazing backstage, I enjoyed the walk to the ring... and even when I saw th...
Dortmund star Haaland likely out until Christmas with injury, confirms father
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Dortmund star Haaland likely out until Christmas with injury, confirms father

The 21-year-old may not pla again until 2022 as he recovers from a hip problem Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland will likely be out until at least Christmas with a hip injury, his father Alf-Inge has confirmed. The 21-year-old has not played since October 19, and Dortmund will now be forced to do without their top striker for several more weeks. Haaland, who has 13 goals in 10 games this season, appears likely to be sidelined until the new year  

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