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Tetteh continues as Sierra Leone coach

Ghanaian Sellas Tetteh is to continue as caretaker coach of Sierra Leone after his loan agreement was extended. He will take charge of Sierra Leone’s upcoming matches against Gabon. The games are on the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying schedule but no points are on offer as Gabon are hosting January’s finals. “After the Gabon matches we will decide ...

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Sharapova failed drug test ‘reckless’ – Anti-Doping Agency president

Maria Sharapova’s failed drugs test was “reckless beyond description”, according to former World Anti-Doping Agency president Dick Pound. Sharapova, 28, revealed on Monday that she tested positive for the banned substance meldonium in January. A number of sponsors have already distanced themselves from the Russian. Pound cannot understand how Sharapova found herself in this situation, given the high stakes involved, ...

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Real Madrid beat Roma 4-0 to progress to Champions League quarter-finals

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 40th goal of the season as Real Madrid reached the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-0 aggregate victory over Roma. Leading 2-0 from the first leg, Real peppered the visitors’ goal, although Edin Dzeko and Mohamed Salah wasted chances for Roma at the Bernabeu. It proved costly as Ronaldo crashed in at the near post before ...

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Sunderland Chief resigns over Adam Johnson scandal

Sunderland chief executive Margaret Byrne has resigned following the Adam Johnson child abuse case. Johnson, 28, faces four to 10 years in jail after being found guilty of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. The Premier League club has been criticised for letting the England winger play after his arrest. Byrne, chief executive since 2011, said that decision “was a ...

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Rahman writes: Why Africa is panicking over Fifa’s Infantino

Let me take this opportunity to congratulate you, Mr. Gianni Infantino, for winning the historic FIFA elections, yeah historic because it still feels somewhat weird to think of a FIFA president than Sepp Blatter. It was a huge surprise here in Africa especially since CAF made most of us understand that Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa was the right ...

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Nike suspends contract with Maria Sharapova over drugs test

Nike has suspended its relationship with Maria Sharapova after the five-time Grand Slam tennis champion admitted failing a drug test. Also, Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer announced that it will not be renewing its contract with the tennis star. Nike said it was “saddened and surprised” at her admission that she tested positive for a banned substance at the Australian Open ...

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Liquid Sports Ghana to hold maiden Olympics seminar

Liquid Sports Ghana is set to hold the first of its kind Olympism themed seminar dubbed “Making it Happen” to mentor students. The maiden edition will be held  at the Accra Academy Senior High School on Thursday, 10th March, 2016. The Guinness Ghana sponsored 2-hour programme, features three national sports icons namely 1992 Olympic Games bronze medalist, Nii Odartey Lamptey, Patrick ...

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Maria Sharapova reveals she failed drug test at Australian Open

Former world number one Maria Sharapova has revealed she failed a drugs test at the Australian Open. The Russian, 28, tested positive for meldonium, a substance she has been taking since 2006 for health issues. Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam champion, said she was not yet aware of the sanctions she will face. “I did fail the test and take ...

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Ayittey Powers in London; fights Daniel Mendes on March 11

Comical and controversial Ghanaian boxer, Michael Ayitey Okine, also known as Ayitey Powers, will take on London-based cruiserweight boxer, Daniel Mendes, on March 11 2016, as part of his preparations for his much-awaited bout against Mark Allen. The bout, to be staged at York Hall, Bethnal Green, in London, will be Powers’ first international bout after losing to Bukom Banku ...

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West Brom 1-0 Man United: Rondon strike tames ten-man Red Devils

West Brom earned their first home league win against Manchester United for 32 years as Salomon Rondon’s low strike beat the 10-man visitors. United played for more than an hour without Juan Mata, who received two bookings inside three minutes. But Albion created little until Rondon found space to fire in Sebastien Pocognoli’s dangerous left-wing cross. United rarely looked like ...

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