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Kevin Prince Boateng terminates his contract with Las Palmas

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Ghana international Kevin Prince Boateng has reached an agreement with Spanish La Liga side Las Palmas to terminate his contract Citi Sports can exclusively reveal. The Ghanaian was the club’s highest goal scorer last season with 10 goals in the league, the best he has managed in a single season. Details of the reason for the termination of the contract ...

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MOYS backs Black Starlets’ World Cup plans

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The Ministry of Youth and Sports says that preparations are going well for the nation’s U-17 team, the Black Starlets team ahead of the World Cup in India in October. The team qualified as one of Africa’s four representatives when it came second in the African Championships earlier this year and they will take on hosts India, USA and Colombia ...

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Buffon, Messi and Ronaldo on Player of the Year shortlist

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Gianluigi Buffon (Italy, Juventus), Lionel Messi (Argentina, Barcelona) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Real Madrid) are the three nominees for the 2016/17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award. The award will be presented at the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League group stage draw in Monaco on Thursday 24 August. The shortlist of three players was selected by a jury comprising the ...

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Premier League clubs to consider closing transfer window before season

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Premier League clubs will discuss the proposed introduction of a new summer transfer window that closes before the opening game of next season. It is understood talks will take place between every club next month about whether to change the deadline of the current window, which closes nearly three weeks after the first game of the season. Sources indicate that ...

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Real Madrid boss Zidane ‘upset’ by ‘excessive’ Ronaldo ban

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Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has slammed the five-game ban handed to Cristiano Ronaldo after his red card and subsequent push on the referee during Sunday’s dramatic Super Cup win over Barcelona. Madrid hold a 3-1 lead going into Wednesday’s decider against their fierce rivals but are set to be without Ronaldo at the Bernabeu. The Portugal star, having been booked ...

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Tiger Woods had five drugs in system at time of arrest – toxicology report

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Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in May, according to a toxicology report. A urine test revealed a mixture of strong painkillers, sleep and anxiety drugs and THC, which is a chemical component of marijuana. The former world number one, 41, sought “professional help” after his arrest. The 14-time ...

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GFA to ask GCB Bank for GPL sponsorship cash?

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Following the announcement from the Bank of Ghana in relation to the takeover of Capital Bank and UT Bank on Monday, it is very likely that the Ghana Football Association (GFA) will get involved in the saga to find out how it can get compensation due to a deal it had with Capital Bank. The bank (then known as First ...

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Ronaldo suspended for five games

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for five games after he was sent off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday. He was given a one-match ban for being shown two yellow cards and a further four for pushing the referee in the back after he had been sent off. The bookings at the ...

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Olarenwaju Kayode set to sign for Man City

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Manchester City are set to sign Nigeria international Olarenwaju Kayode from Austria Vienna on a four-year deal and send him on a season-long loan to Spanish side Girona. The 24-year-old striker finished as the top scorer in Austria’s top flight last season with 17 goals in 33 games. Kayode had been linked with a move to Newcastle United. Four other ...

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Lukaku scores twice as Man Utd thrash West Ham

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Romelu Lukaku announced his arrival at Old Trafford by scoring twice on his Premier League debut for Manchester United as they embarrassed West Ham. Jose Mourinho’s team were a constant threat against a poor Hammers side, offering excitement and encouragement to their supporters on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. Lukaku, a £75m summer signing from Everton, ...

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