Rafael Nadal beat fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco to set up a potential last-16 match against Roger Federer at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. Nadal, seeded fifth, won 6-3 7-5 and will next face long-time rival Federer or American Steve Johnson. The Swiss beat Nadal in the Australian Open final in January to win his 18th Grand Slam title.
Premier League champions Leicester City have appointed Craig Shakespeare as manager until the end of the season. Shakespeare was formerly assistant to Claudio Ranieri but now gets the chance to stake his claim for the job on a long-term basis after the Italian was sacked just over nine months after leading the Foxes to the most remarkable title
Chelsea continued their relentless march towards the Premier League title with a controlled 2-1 win over West Ham at London Stadium. A much-changed Blues XI were knocked out of the EFL Cup at the same ground in October but Antonio Conte’s men were all business this time around. They absorbed early pressure without coughing up
The coast is now clear for President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick to exercise his authority at the the forth coming Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) election billed for Addis Ababa Ethiopia on March 16. Pinnick like President of other Football Associations will be entitled to vote for who becomes the next CAF president, had
Bayern Munich ran riot with a second successive 5-1 hammering of Arsenal to reach the Champions League quarterfinals 10-2 on aggregate at a stunned Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. Trailing 5-1 from the first leg and striving to become the first team in Champions League history to overturn such a deficit, Arsenal led at halftime through Theo
Super Eagles’ handler Gernot Rohr has tipped Wolsburg of Germany striker Victor Osimhen to be one of the best strikers in Eagles’ fold and he has mapped out the way he can bring out the best in the youthful but talented forward. SportingLife gathered from a very top official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that it was the main reason why
Retired boxing champion Floyd Mayweather has called out UFC champion Conor McGregor, saying it's high time they fought for the enjoyment of the fans. McGregor and Mayweather have been attacking each other on social media for months now and the retired boxer who turned 40 on Saturday has now officially called out the UFC star. 'I'm