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North London derby Postponed after Arsenal Request
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North London derby Postponed after Arsenal Request

The north London derby between Tottenham and Arsenal on Sunday has been postponed. The Premier League has accepted Arsenal's request to call off the match after the Gunners claimed they had "many players currently unavailable across our squad as a result of Covid, injuries and players away with their countries at AFCON". Rushhoursport  understands the Tottenham hierarchy were angry at the thought of the game being postponed and believe there is not currently a coronavirus outbreak at Arsenal. A statement released by the Premier League on Saturday afternoon read: "Following a request from Arsenal, the Premier League board met today and regrettably agreed to postpone the club's away fixture against Tottenham. "With Arsenal having fewer than the required number of ...
Souttar set to sign Rangers pre-contract
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Souttar set to sign Rangers pre-contract

Rangers are closing in on a move to sign Hearts defender John Souttar on a pre-contract. The Scotland international is out of contract this summer and wanted by several English Championship clubs including Blackburn Rovers. However, after initial talks with Rangers, Souttar is now expected to join the Scottish Premiership champions. However, after initial talks with Rangers, Souttar is now expected to join the Scottish Premiership champions. Rushhoursport understands the 25-year-old is keen on a permanent move to take place this month. Souttar has made over 150 appearances for the Tynecastle Park club, six years after joining from Dundee United. Following several serious injuries, Souttar has played all but two Premiership games this season and his impre...
London 2012 medalist and three-time Olympian, Deon Lendore dies in car crash at 29
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London 2012 medalist and three-time Olympian, Deon Lendore dies in car crash at 29

Deon Lendore, former Texas A&M athlete and three-time Olympic track star who represented Trinidad & Tobago, has died at the age of 29. The athlete died in College Station, Texas, died on Tuesday after striking one vehicle before plowing head-on into another driving the in the opposite direction. "Texas DPS Troopers responded to a major collision between three vehicles on FM 485. A 2015 Volkswagen Jetta sedan, operated by 29-year-old Deon Christopher Lendore of College Station, Texas, was traveling westbound on FM 485," the Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed to PEOPLE. "According to the investigating Trooper, the Volkswagen crossed over the center stripe and side-swiped a vehicle that was traveling eastbound," the statement continues. "The Volkswagen continu...
AFCON 2021: Real reason Akpeyi lost his place in Super Eagles – Rohr
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AFCON 2021: Real reason Akpeyi lost his place in Super Eagles – Rohr

Former head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has revealed why Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi lost his starting spot in the national team. Since 2019, Akpeyi has been a reserve keeper, falling behind Maduka Okoye and Francis Uzoho. He was on the bench for six of Nigeria’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Akpeyi was again overlooked for the 1-0 win over Egypt in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations opener, with Okoye given the nod. “He never lost his place in the national team as one of our three goalkeepers,” Rohr told iDiski Times. “He lost the number one because he had some injuries and was ill at times, giving the others a chance to play and play well. “Francis Uzoho also came back, who was the youngest goalkeeper at the 2018 World Cup with 18 years. Maduka also pl...
Andre Onana signs deal with new club as Chelsea battles EPL rivals for £30m left-back
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Andre Onana signs deal with new club as Chelsea battles EPL rivals for £30m left-back

Ajax goalkeeper, Andre Onana has signed a five-year deal with Inter Milan. Onana will join the Serie A champions in July 2022 as a free agent from Ajax. This was disclosed by transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, in a tweet via his Twitter handle last night. “André Onana has signed his contract today as new Inter player after medical tests successfully completed in Milano. Five year deal for €3m guaranteed net salary. He’s gonna join in July 2022 as free agent,” Romano twetted. Meanwhile, Chelsea are in a battle with two Premier League rivals Newcastle United and West Ham United, to sign £30m left-back, Lucas Digne, from Everton, Sky Sports reports. Digne, who is keen to leave Everton, has drawn interest from Chelsea, Newcastle and West Ham in recent days. Chelsea are inter...
Arsenal give Barcelona, Coutinho Conditions to sign midfielder
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Arsenal give Barcelona, Coutinho Conditions to sign midfielder

Arsenal are interested in signing Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona this January, but only on their terms, according to SPORT. The Gunners are looking to reinforce their midfield, with the team firmly in the fight for top four places in the Premier League. However, Mikel Arteta will not be arm-twisted in the winter transfer market. Arsenal want a loan deal for Coutinho without an obligation to buy the Brazilian. Also, they have asked that Barca pay part of the player’s salary or Coutinho lowers his wages to make the move happen. The 29-year-old left Liverpool in January 2018 to join Barcelona for £142 million, but has failed to meet expectations. His time in Spain has been blighted by injuries, constant changing of managers and a loss of form.
Rapper Lil Devin dies aged 24 after masked men storm family New Year’s Eve party
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Rapper Lil Devin dies aged 24 after masked men storm family New Year’s Eve party

Rapper Lil Devin was killed in front of his loved ones after several masked men stormed inside the family New Year's Eve party he was at The star, whose real name is Devin Swain, died after sustaining injuries to his chest. He was pronounced dead at a hospital despite the best efforts of medical teams. Officers rushed to the house for a possible home invasion robbery, and when they arrived, they found Swain injured, reports Fox59. The rapper was attacked by several masked men who entered the property, his family have said. His brother, Donald Cox, said: "It was traumatic very traumatic some thing that I wouldn’t want anyone to ever go through. I wouldn’t wish that on anyone’s family. "It's definitely hard we never really expected like something like this to come about t...
42-year-old man dies while having steamy s3x with his girlfriend of two weeks
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42-year-old man dies while having steamy s3x with his girlfriend of two weeks

Police in Nairobi are investigating an incident where a 42-year-old man reportedly collapsed and died while having sex with his lover. Erastus Madzomba reportedly died on Wednesday night December 29, while a good time with his girlfriend identified as Elgar Namusia at Broadway Lodgings in Kawangware. Police report revealed that the two had been dating for the last two weeks. The report added; “Police officers rushed to the scene and found the body of deceased lying on the bed in the said room." According to the police, the body had no visible injuries and has since been moved to the City mortuary awaiting postmortem.
We have to find players to face Liverpool – Tuchel reacts after 1-1 draw with Brighton
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We have to find players to face Liverpool – Tuchel reacts after 1-1 draw with Brighton

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel has bemoaned the spate of injuries within his squad following their 1-1 draw with Brighton on Wednesday night. The Blues suffered more injury setbacks and also dropped two points, after Danny Welbeck cancelled out Romelu Lukaku’s opener. After the game, Tuchel said “everybody” is injured and claimed he has “no more wingbacks” fit, ahead of their Premier League clash with Liverpool this weekend. Reece James limped off in the first half with what looked like a hamstring issue, while Andreas Christensen was taken off at half time with a back problem. Tuchel said: “No prognosis yet [on James]. It’s a hamstring injury. We will not look ahead to Liverpool now. We cannot. We have to try and find players to play. We have no more wingbacks. Everyone is i...
Tuchel slams Premier League over fewer substitutes rule
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Tuchel slams Premier League over fewer substitutes rule

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel says he cannot understand why the Premier League has refused to allow more substitutes. The German is unhappy with the fact that only three substitutes are still allowed in the English top-flight especially during the busy festive schedule and the outbreak of COVID. The former Borussia Dortmund manager said he cannot get his head around why the amount of subs is fewer in England than across Europe. Chelsea played on Sunday and are in action on Wednesday night against Brighton. “We love the schedule and we love to play through winter and be the only league to play through the winter, but we need also protection from the league,” Tuchel told the official Chelsea website. “I can absolutely not understand zero per cent why we are the only league t...
Manchester United to terminate Cavani’s contract as striker leaves this January
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Manchester United to terminate Cavani’s contract as striker leaves this January

Manchester United will terminate striker, Edinson Cavani’s contract in a matter of hours to allow him leave the club this January transfer window. The Uruguay international has finally decided to leave the club this January, according to SportWitness and a transfer to Barcelona is almost complete. Cavani came on from the bench on Monday to fire in the equalizer during the Manchester United against Newcastle United match in the Premier after injuries and fitness concerns that have hampered him this season. The veteran Uruguay striker has played just six times in United’s opening 16 Premier League matches. Monday night’s encounter against Newcastle could be one of the 34-year-old’s last pieces of action in the Red Devils, with an 18-month deal to Barcelona ‘well on track’ to be...
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 ...
Comedian Isokoboy cries out after his sister was allegedly killed over a land dispute in Delta State
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Comedian Isokoboy cries out after his sister was allegedly killed over a land dispute in Delta State

Instagram comedian Isokoboy has cried out for justice after his sister was allegedly killed over a land dispute in Delta State. The comedian said the land dispute has been on for years and the state government has done nothing about it. Isokoboy also revealed that while his sister who is a mother of five was killed, her husband escaped with gunshot injuries. He wrote; Everybody tag @iaokowa @dsgovernment my sister and many others were killed yesterday over a Land Dispute! This land dispute has been on for years and the state Government ain’t doing anything about! Cos I don’t understand why two communities would killing themselves over a land and the Government isn’t doing anything to end it.. it’s been 3 years of killing #IgbideandEnwhe Sharing a photo of his deceased sist...
All the Boxing Day matches that have been postponed
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All the Boxing Day matches that have been postponed

At least three Premier League fixtures scheduled for Boxing Day have been moved. These are: Liverpool vs Leeds United, Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Watford and Burnley vs Everton. The games have been postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak in some squads and injuries. However, football fans will be treated to festive football. Arsenal travel to Leeds, Manchester City welcome Leicester City and Chelsea are away to Aston Villa. West Ham take on Southampton, while there is a London Derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace. In the late kick-off, Brighton take on Brentford.
I Survived Christmas in my Job at Chelsea – Tuchel
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I Survived Christmas in my Job at Chelsea – Tuchel

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has expressed happiness that he survived Christmas in his job at Stamford Bridge. Tuchel said this during his pre-match press conference ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Aston Villa on Boxing Day. Recall that the German was sacked on Christmas Eve in 2020 during his time at Paris Saint-Germain. Tuchel, who took over from Frank Lampard in January this year, was replaced by Mauricio Pochettino, at PSG. Speaking ahead of Chelsea’s away Premier League clash with Aston Villa, Tuchel said he would be happy to be involved on Boxing Day for the first time. He said, “I’m very confident that I survive Christmas in my job this year. We are in a fine place, we are not fully happy with the results we had in the home games. “I really focus on t...
Berbatov predicts Chelsea, Arsenal, Man City Boxing Day games
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Berbatov predicts Chelsea, Arsenal, Man City Boxing Day games

Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has predicted some of the games that will be played in the Premier League on Boxing Day. Some games have been called off because of the COVID-19 outbreak and injuries. However, big teams like United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea will still be in action. The Gunners travel to Norwich, looking to establish themselves in the top four. “Norwich is still in major trouble and I don’t see them safe this year. Arsenal are going strong, Arteta and everyone in the team must be pleased, when they were bottom after three games I don’t think many people saw them doing what they have done recently. Unless there is a major upset here I think this is a pretty straightforward one. Prediction 0-2,” Berbatov told Betfair. On Aston...
Carabao Cup: Thomas Tuchel adds eight new players to Chelsea squad against Brentford
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Carabao Cup: Thomas Tuchel adds eight new players to Chelsea squad against Brentford

Thomas Tuchel has added at least eight new players from Chelsea’s academy to first-team training ahead of their Carabao Cup tie with Brentford on Wednesday. Chelsea’s XI has been depleted by injuries and COVID-19 in the past weeks. The German boss had earlier revealed that seven players in his first team were unavailable due to coronavirus but the Premier League rejected their request to postpone their Premier League match against Wolves on Sunday. The new players include Harvey Vale, Josh Brooking, Alfie Gilchrist, Dion Rankine, Xavier Simons, Joe Haigh, Jay Wareham and Lewis Hall. Also, Jorginho, who missed the trip to Wolves because of a precaution, was able to return to training on Monday. Ross Barkley, Malang Sarr and Kepa Arrizabalaga were also involved.
Eden Hazard takes fresh decision on leaving Real Madrid for Chelsea in January
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Eden Hazard takes fresh decision on leaving Real Madrid for Chelsea in January

Real Madrid ace, Eden Hazard, has ruled out any possibility of leaving the club for Chelsea in the January transfer window. According to AS, Hazard does not want to leave Real Madrid in the new year for Chelsea as he is expecting a new baby. The 30-year-old has been tipped to leave the Santiago Bernabeu over the past year for Chelsea. But any move in January is unlikely to happen as the Belgium international is awaiting the arrival of a new child and will not want to disrupt his family. Hazard has failed to make an impact since joining Real Madrid from Chelsea for £88.5 million in 2019. The attacking midfielder, who has been linked to a return to Chelsea, has been hampered by injuries throughout his time in Real Madrid. He is a Chelsea fan favourite and is...
Drakeo the ruler stabbed to death during L.A. festival
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Drakeo the ruler stabbed to death during L.A. festival

Los Angeles rapper Drakeo the Ruler is dead after a stabbing at the Snoop Dogg-headlined Once Upon a Time festival concert. Drakeo was one of those billed to perform at the all-day event Saturday, Dec. 18, in L.A.'s Exposition Park. He was backstage around 8:30 PM when a fight broke out and during the altercation, he got stabbed, TMZ quoted law enforcement sources. California Highway Patrol and the fire department responded, and Drakeo was rushed to a hospital but he died from his injuries. Cops are investigating and will try to interview all artists and their entourages who were in the area when the fight started. After the fight and Drakeo's stabbing, concert organizers shut down the festival. Reacting to the stabbing, Snoop Dogg said he was informed about the stabbin...
Singer Patoranking survives ghastly motor accident
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Singer Patoranking survives ghastly motor accident

Singer Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie better known as Patoranking survived a ghastly motor accident a few days ago. Sharing videos of the damaged car, Patoranking said he was seated in front when the accident happened. ''The devil tried and failed some days ago,after Our driver lost control of the brakes….Life can be taken in a heartbeat…two seconds and this happened and to think I was in the front seat and my Guys behind. Thanksgiving Sunday. Zero injuries/Zero Pain God is simply not done with me yet. #Seatbeltalways
Tyler Perry wrecks his Bentley in car crash after colliding with another vehicle while leaving airport
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Tyler Perry wrecks his Bentley in car crash after colliding with another vehicle while leaving airport

Filmmaker and actor, Tyler Perry has been involved in a car crash minutes after leaving Burbank airport in Los Angeles, California. According to TMZ, the accident happened on Wednesday night, December 15. The 52-year-old was driving home in his Bentley SUV when the accident took place. TMZ reports that the colliding vehicle - a Honda Accord - cut across three lanes of traffic into Perry's way and was terribly damaged compared to Perry's vehicle. According to the report, the driver, a female, confessed liability and there were no serious injuries. TMZ reports that no one went to hospital and no police report was required as the matter will now be dealt with privately.
Real Madrid reject £21m bid for Eden Hazard from Chelsea’s London rivals
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Real Madrid reject £21m bid for Eden Hazard from Chelsea’s London rivals

Real Madrid have rejected West Ham’s £21 million bid for former Chelsea star, Eden Hazard, according to Catalan outfit, El Nacional. The West London side made an audacious £21 million bid at the weekend to take the 30-year-old Belgian back to London. Newcastle United and a few other Premier League clubs are also said to have shown interest in the Belgium international. Hazard joined Madrid from Chelsea in June 2019 but could only be described as a flop at the Bernabeu having endured a number of fitness issues and injuries. Newcastle want the Belgian forward following the Saudi-led consortium takeover at St James Park. He had once been linked with a return to Chelsea where he remains a legend after spending trophy-laden years at Stamford Bridge.
Insecurity: Niger Gov decries killing of worshippers in Mashegu
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Insecurity: Niger Gov decries killing of worshippers in Mashegu

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has condemned the attack and subsequent killing of worshippers at a Mosque in Ba’ari community, Mashegu Local Government Area of the state. The Governor condemned the incident in a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Mary Noel-Berje, in Minna, the state capital. He decried how some groups of individuals have no regard for places of worship as they now attack and kill their unsuspecting victims while praying. While condoling with the family members of those that were killed, he reaffirmed his commitment and unrelenting efforts to curtail the nefarious activities of armed bandits in some parts of the state. According to the statement, “it is unfortunate that some people no longer respect the sanctity of life and pla...
Chelsea don’t have what it takes – Hamann names club to win Premier League title
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Chelsea don’t have what it takes – Hamann names club to win Premier League title

Former Liverpool star, Dietmar Hamann, has said that Chelsea will fall behind Liverpool and Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title this season. Chelsea were sitting at the top of the Premier League table before their clash against West Ham last Saturday, having only lost one of their opening 14 top flight matches and conceding a league-best of six goals. The 3-2 defeat to West Ham saw them drop to third, two points behind City in first and one behind Liverpool. But the Blues have been hit by major injuries with regular players such as Trevoh Chalobah, Ben Chilwell, N’Golo Kante and Jorginho all sidelined. And Hamann believes Thomas Tuchel’s Blues will finish some way behind Liverpool and City. “It’s still a three-horse race right now, but I don’t think Ch...
3 killed as herders, farmers clash in Adamawa
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3 killed as herders, farmers clash in Adamawa

Three people have been killed and two others injured following a clash between herders and farmers in Adamawa State. The clash occurred in Toungo Local Government Area where two farmers allegedly responded to calls that their farms were being eaten up by cows only to be killed by owners of the cows. Our correspondent gathered Tuesday night that in the course of the clash which occurred Monday afternoon at the Kasuwan Ladi village in Toungo, two farmers and a herder died, with two others sustaining injuries. Sources said some herders put their cattle into the farms of the deceased farmers on that fateful day, and that when the farmers were informed about the destruction going on in their farms, they visited the farms, got into heated outbursts with the invading herders, and were be...
Dowen College: Kashamu’s Family Speaks on his Son’s Involvement with Sylvester Oromoni
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Dowen College: Kashamu’s Family Speaks on his Son’s Involvement with Sylvester Oromoni

Family of Michael Adewale Kashamu, one of the students accused of torturing late 12-year-old pupil of Dowen College, Sylvester Oromoni. Jnr, has reacted to news of his death. The family called for calm while expressing support for the ongoing investigation into the matter. In a statement issued by one Mutairu Kashamu and obtained by Sahara Reporters, the family noted that Michael ceased to be the “school father” of the deceased before he was reportedly tortured and left with injuries. The statement titled  “Dowen College Student's Death: Kashamu's Family Empathizes With The Bereaved...Calls For Thorough Investigation", read; “The Kashamu family has been inundated with enquiries, calls and messages over the unfortunate incident at Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos, which led to the ...
Liverpool defender Phillips has shown improvement similar to Lewandowski, claims Klopp
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Liverpool defender Phillips has shown improvement similar to Lewandowski, claims Klopp

The Reds boss oversaw the Polish star at Borussia Dortmund and says his defender's development has been "unbelievable" Jurgen Klopp has heaped praise on Nat Phillips, a player he claims has improved as much as anyone he's ever coached - even Robert Lewandowski. Phillips played a major role for Liverpool last term as injuries struck the club's defence, but has hardly featured at all this season. Klopp has admitted Phillips does not deserve that fate and hinted he could leave the club in the January transfer window.
NBA star LeBron James tests positive for COVID-19
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NBA star LeBron James tests positive for COVID-19

LeBron James has been placed in the NBA’s health and safety protocols after testing positive for coronavirus. According to reports from TMZ Sports, James tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon, November 30, and missed Los Angeles Lakers’ game against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. James, who has said he is fully vaccinated against the virus, will miss several games. According to NBA rules, players must test negative on two separate days before they can be cleared to return. Players who test positive must sit out 10 days. According to Michael J. Babcock, an executive producer with TMZ Sports, James took three COVID tests on Tuesday. The first came back positive, the second negative. A third test was administered as a “tie-breaker” and came back positive. ”I’m t...
EPL: Watford to be without eight key players for Chelsea clash
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EPL: Watford to be without eight key players for Chelsea clash

Watford will be without eight key players when they host Chelsea in Wednesday’s Premier League tie at Vicarage Road due to injuries. The players are Ismaïla Sarr, Nicolas Nkoulou, Ben Foster, Emmanuel Dennis (doubt), Ken Sema, Francisco Sierralta (now running), Peter Etebo and Kwadwo Baah. Watford disclosed this in a statement via their website on Tuesday ahead of the Chelsea clash. Claudio Ranieri’s men head to the game following a 4-2 defeat to Leicester City in their last game. The statement partly read: “Ismaïla Sarr has a knee ligament injury which will require a further scan in around a month’s time. “Nicolas Nkoulou will be sidelined until into the New Year, after picking up a hamstring injury towards the end of the Manchester United match. “Having been nursing a...
Missing rapper MC Black is found dead in sea after being ‘tortured’
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Missing rapper MC Black is found dead in sea after being ‘tortured’

Brazilian rapper MC Black has been found dead in the sea after disappearing for two days. MC Black, whose real name is Francisco Ytalo Oliveira de Queiroz, was discovered at a popular beach resort in Fortaleza on Wednesday, Nov. 24. The 20-year-old vanished two days prior after telling relatives he was visiting Iracema Beach to record some new content for his social media accounts. Family members claim he had left home at around 8am on Monday, Nov. 22, to withdraw cash from the bank and was expected to be back a few hours later. When he did not return home, his relatives followed Queiroz's motorbike tracker to the beach when they were informed of an attack by horrified witnesses. The witnesses told family members that they saw two men with sticks forcing the singer t...
8-year-old boy becomes the first child to die from injuries as death toll from Wisconsin Christmas parade tragedy rises to six
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8-year-old boy becomes the first child to die from injuries as death toll from Wisconsin Christmas parade tragedy rises to six

A sixth person has died in the Wisconsin Christmas parade tragedy in the US.   The sixth victim is an eight-year-old boy named Jackson Sparks, the first child to die from injuries suffered in Sunday's incident. Jackson was walking in the parade with his brother, 12-year-old Tucker Sparks when they were struck as a driver plowed his SUV through the parade Sunday afternoon, November 21. The brothers were hospitalized in the intensive care unit at Children’s Wisconsin.   According to his GoFundMe page confirmed to be legitimate by a company spokesperson — Jackson underwent brain surgery on Sunday.   Tucker suffered a fractured skull and road rash, and he will be released from the hospital.   Jackson and Tucker were one of three sets of siblings t...
Black Panther Letitia Wright’s Injuries more Severe than Reported – Marvel
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Black Panther Letitia Wright’s Injuries more Severe than Reported – Marvel

Movie production studio, Marvel has opened up on the complexity of ‘Black Panther’ star, Letitia Wright’s injuries sustained on set. Marvel’s President Kevin Feige revealed in a new letter that the injuries which were originally believed to be minor were more critical that originally reported According to him, the Marvel star suffered a “critical shoulder fracture and a concussion with severe side effects.” Going further, he explained that “it has been a painful process and Letitia has been home recovering with her doctors and the support of family.”  Earlier this month, it had been reported that while she was filming for the ‘Black Panther’ sequel ‘Wakanda Forever’, in September, Wright sustained injuries from an accidental fall while performing a stunt in Septem...
Intersex waitress stripped naked and beaten for hours by mob in horror attack
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Intersex waitress stripped naked and beaten for hours by mob in horror attack

A waitress was stripped naked and beaten by a gang of men in Cameroon and the assault, which lasted for several hours, was filmed. The 27-year-old was beaten with twigs, sexually assaulted and humiliated by the mob in Yaoundé on November 15, according to Human Rights Watch. The footage of the assault was circulated in two videos on social media and shows Sara (not real name) being hit several times by the group. According to medical reports, the victim suffered multiple hematomas all over her body as a result of the assault. Doctors also said that Sara needed to be monitored for 15 to 18 days due to the severe and shocking injuries she sustained. Sara, who is described as being intersex by Human Rights Watch, is believed to have ...
159 die, 1,572 persons injured in FCT road accidents in 2021
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159 die, 1,572 persons injured in FCT road accidents in 2021

The Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed that a total of 850 road traffic crashes were recorded in the FCT resulting in 159 deaths and 1,572 injuries between January and November this year. Oga Ochi, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in the FCT, disclosed this at the 2021 Special Marshal Sectorial Workshop on Saturday in Abuja. He pointed out speed limit as one of the major challenges confronting road use in the FCT owing to the number of good roads within the territory. Ochi said the road users often took advantage of the good roads and tended to `over’ speed, adding that 75 percent of the crashes was as a result of overspeeding. “Between January and Nov. 19, 2021, a total of 850 road traffic crashes (RTC) was recorded in the FCT resulting in 159 dea...
Barcelona target Chelsea outcast Pulisic – but must sell first
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Barcelona target Chelsea outcast Pulisic – but must sell first

Barcelona are convinced Chelsea are prepared to sell Christian Pulisic. Pulisic, 23, has struggled to secure a regular spot in the side since Thomas Tuchel took over, with injuries limiting his time on the pitch. Cataluyna's El Nacional says manager Thomas Tuchel has told owner Roman Abramovich to sell Pulisic. The report suggests Barcelona's new manager Xavi is a fan of the winger, and has asked the club to make an attempt to sign him. But that may only be possible if the Catalans get rid of players first, given their dire financial position. Philippe Coutinho is one star who has been heavily linked with an exit from the Nou Camp. Samuel Umtiti is another player who could leave Barcelona. If the Frenchman and Coutinho depart in the new year that would remove two high ear...
Ex-Norwich striker Ashton happy with Smith appointment: Exciting
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Ex-Norwich striker Ashton happy with Smith appointment: Exciting

Rangers great Ally McCoist insists Dean Smith takes the Norwich City with the aim of staying up.   Many have already predicted the former Aston Villa manager will struggle to keep Norwich up and McCoist believes the task in front of him is huge. He told talkSPORT: “They cannot accept relegation. No chance. I think in appointing Dean Smith they've appointed a top class manager. “I make no apology for saying it, but I do think he was sacked a bit early at Villa. “I do think also that if does manage to keep them up, it will be one of the managerial appointments of the decade." Ex-Norwich striker Dean Ashton hailed the move as a 'great appointment' and felt that Smith was unlucky to get axed by Villa. He told talkSPORT: “I think it is an exciting appointment for Nor...
Nigel Winterburn predicts how Arsenal will finish in Premier League this season
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Nigel Winterburn predicts how Arsenal will finish in Premier League this season

Nigel Winterburn has predicted that Arsenal will not make the Premier League top four this season. After struggling in the early part of the season, Mikel Arteta’s side are currently on a 10-match unbeaten run in all competitions. They are currently fifth on the league table after 11 matches and just two points behind fourth-placed Liverpool. But the club’s former defender, Winterburn believes they will finish just outside the top four. “I was asked about a prediction at the start of the season, ‘can Arsenal finish top four’ well of course they can,’ he told Metro. “Did I actually think they would achieve that when I was asked? Probably not. “I thought that the teams ahead of them such as Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea, just looked to have a bit more about them....
Unbelievable! Unilorin Student Beats Female Lecturer To Coma, VC Reacts
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Unbelievable! Unilorin Student Beats Female Lecturer To Coma, VC Reacts

Mrs Zakariyyah, a female lecturer of the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Ilorin, was beaten to coma on Thursday by a 400 level student of the institution. However, she is now in stable condition and recuperating, according to Daily Post. The student, simply identified as Captain Walz, reportedly attacked the lecturer in her office and assaulted her leading to severe injuries. The Director of Corporate Affairs of the institution, Kunle Akogun, confirmed the development to DAILY POST in a text message to our correspondent on Saturday. He said “a visit by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sulyman Age Abdulkareem, in company of the Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, Professor Oladiji, the Director, University Health Services, Dr Odunola and a few other...
9th person dies from injuries suffered at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival
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9th person dies from injuries suffered at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival

A ninth victim of the Astroworld Festival stampede has died after clinging to life at a Texas hospital for five days, the victim’s family said. Bharti Shahani was one of many people hospitalized after attending Astroworld on Friday, November 5. Shahani reportedly did not show brain activity at Houston Methodist Hospital. Shahani attended the Houston event with her sister Namrata Shahani and her cousin Mohit Bellani, but they lost each other during the crowd surge, accordinng to KTRK. Shahani's family attorney said the senior at Texas A&M University passed away on Thursday November 11, from injuries sustained at the event. ABC13 had reported that Shahani who suffered multiple heart attacks during the crowd surge, was placed on a ventilator with no brain ...
Tyson Fury was badly injured going into his fight with Deontay Wilder and needed injections in both his elbows – Fury’s dad reveals
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Tyson Fury was badly injured going into his fight with Deontay Wilder and needed injections in both his elbows – Fury’s dad reveals

John Fury, father to WBC Heavyweight boxing champion, Tyson Fury, has revealed that his son wasn't fully fit before his trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder in October. According to John, a former boxer himself,  Tyson was carrying serious injuries into the fight, had just three-and-a-half weeks of full training and after the fight had to undergo a six-hour surgery on his elbows . Tyson also known as the Gypsy King ended his long-term rivalry with Wilder in ruthless fashion, surviving two heavy knockdowns before knocking out the American in the 11th round of their fight. Fury, who made the first defence of his WBC belt with the victory, once again abandoned his more customary box-and-move style, instead taking the fight to Wilder Wilder received praise for his courageous per...
Barcelona new coach Xavi reportedly Sacks two Barcelona Physios hired by Former boss Ronald Koeman
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Barcelona new coach Xavi reportedly Sacks two Barcelona Physios hired by Former boss Ronald Koeman

New Barcelona coach Xavi has reportedly sacked two members of the club's physio department in one of his first decisions less than 24-hours after becoming the new boss. The legendary midfielder was finally appointed as Barcelona's new boss at the weekend before being officially unveiled to 10,000 supporters at the Nou Camp on Monday. The decision to sack the club's physio follows the ongoing injury crisis causing rifts between players and staff behind the scenes, while the team lags well behind their title rivals in LaLiga. It was gathered that players are getting fed up with the alarming amount of injuries and are beginning to point the blame for the growing list of injuries on the club's fitness coaches, believing their problems began in pre-season and have continued since. ...
Actor Gideon Okeke Injured On Movie Set
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Actor Gideon Okeke Injured On Movie Set

Nigerian actor, Gideon Okeke has sustained injuries on a set of a movie. The Tinsel star made this known in an Instagram post on Monday. According to Gideon, he twisted his wrist and bumped his head while carrying out a stunt. “Filming Episode 1. Twisted My wrist and bumped My head for real on this… So from here on out, everything you watch going forward, Gideon is in real pains,” he wrote in parts.
FRSC confirms six dead in Bauchi lone fatal accident
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FRSC confirms six dead in Bauchi lone fatal accident

The Bauchi State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday confirmed that six people lost their lives in a lone fatal crash which occurred at Kwanan Digiza on the Jama’are-Azare road. Confirming the accident involving a Toyota Hiace bus belonging to Kano Line Transport Company, the Sector Commander, Yusuf Abdullahi, informed that 21 passengers were affected by the accident. According to him, apart from those who lost their lives, 15 other passengers sustained various degrees of injuries in the accident which occurred on Sunday, at about 11: 30am. He attributed the fatal accident to speed violation by the driver of the bus, which made it to skid off the road and crash. “The crash occurred on Sunday, 7th November, 2021 at about 11: 30am at Kwanan Digiza, al...
Kylie Jenner breaks silence on her boyfriend, Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival tragedy that left eight dead
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Kylie Jenner breaks silence on her boyfriend, Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival tragedy that left eight dead

Kylie Jenner has broken her silence over the deaths and injuries associated with the Astroworld Festival, founded by her boyfriend, rapper Travis Scott. The event left eight people dead and at least three concertgoers hosptialised over injuries they sustained at the festival in Houston, Texas on Friday. Reality star  Kylie, 24,  has now sent her 'deepest condolences' to the families of the eight people who died during a stampede Taking to Instagram, Kylie said in a statement: 'Travis and I are broken and devastated. My thoughts and prayers are with all who lost their lives, were injured or affected in anyway by yesterday's events. 'I want to make it clear we weren't aware of any fatalities until the news came out after the show and in no world woul...
Travis Scott and Drake sued by crush survivors following Astroworld Festival
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Travis Scott and Drake sued by crush survivors following Astroworld Festival

Lawsuits have been filed at courts in Houston, Texas, during the weekend over the deaths and injuries associated with the Astroworld Festival, founded by rapper Travis Scott. The event left eight people dead and at least three concertgoers hosptialised over injuries they sustained. Officials said a 14-year-old was among the victims, and narcotics bureau agents are involved amid reports that a security guard may have been injected with drugs as the chaos unfolded. News of the first filings came after the Houston Chronicle published an article in which prominent local attorneys predicted an influx of lawsuits asking for "hundreds and hundreds of millions" in damages from the eight deaths and hundreds of injuries reported from Friday's concert at NRG Park, reports variety.com. H...
Travis Scott called out for continuing to perform for 40 minutes while concertgoers died around him
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Travis Scott called out for continuing to perform for 40 minutes while concertgoers died around him

Travis Scott has been called out for continuing to perform for 40 minutes as concertgoers tragically died during his Astroworld Festival on Friday night, Nov. 5. 8 people are confirmed dead and hundreds were injured during a crowd surge and stampede at NRG Park in Houston, Texas, during Travis' show. In videos shared online, Scott looked on as paramedics performed CPR on unresponsive young people. He continued performing for another 40 minutes while kids as young as 14 were loaded into ambulances. He is also said to have encouraged concertgoers to make "the ground shake" as bodies lay around them. Travis Scott claims he didn't know what was happening, but there is video evidence that appears to show he knew something was wrong. The crowd repeatedly chanted "Stop t...
‘I need to realise I’m not Superman’ – How 40-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic is inspiring Milan’s title charge
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‘I need to realise I’m not Superman’ – How 40-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic is inspiring Milan’s title charge

The Swedish striker is picking up more and more injuries but he remains a hugely influential figure on and off the field for the Serie A co-leaders It's not easy for a 40-year-old to remain relevant. And yet earlier this week Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the big reveal in Khaby lame's latest viral video – a parody of the hit Netflix show 'Squid Game'. The Swedish striker accompanied his own post of the same clip with the words 'My game, my rules.'  
Halyna Hutchins’ final words after being shot by Alec Baldwin on Rust set revealed
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Halyna Hutchins’ final words after being shot by Alec Baldwin on Rust set revealed

The final words of Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins as she lay dying on a Santa Fe film set have been revealed. 'That was no good. That was no good at all,' Hutchins, 42, said seconds after she was fatally shot by Alec Baldwin on the set of indie Western Rust on October 21 before succumbing to her injuries. Hutchins' last words came after lead actor Baldwin discharged a prop Colt .45 revolver that was supposed to be loaded with blanks but contained live ammunition. 'What the f**k just happened?' Baldwin reportedly asked cast and crew members after the shot went off, and Hutchins suddenly stumbled back into head electrician Serge Svetnoy's arms. Director Joel Souza also hit the deck after being grazed. The actor had been prepping for a scene that involved him drawing and f...
EPL: Wright snubs Man Utd, names clubs to finish top four this season
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EPL: Wright snubs Man Utd, names clubs to finish top four this season

Former Arsenal star, Ian Wright, has snubbed Manchester United and named Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool and West Ham United to finish in the top four on the Premier League table this season. Chelsea is currently on top of the Premier League table ahead of second-place Liverpool, Man City (third) and West Ham (fourth), while Man United is in the fifth position. “At the start of the season I said Chelsea and I still fancy Chelsea, although they have got injuries now to Lukaku and Werner,” Wright said on David Seaman’s Seaman Says podcast. “People say that Werner doesn’t score enough, but the fact is that Werner gives Chelsea so much and then Lukaku scores the goals. “I still fancy Chelsea, but Liverpool is now getting themselves into a run of form that you’re going to find...

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