Thursday , 18 January 2018

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS

Sulley Muntari banned for racism protest in Italy

Muntari booked in racism row

Ghanaian midfielder, Sulley Muntari has been banned for one game after he protested against racist abuse. He was booked for dissent after asking the referee to stop Sunday’s Serie A match against Cagliari, claiming he was being racially abused. The 32-year-old ex-Ghana international then walked off the pitch in protest for which he received a second yellow card, officials have ... Read More »

Agbeko returns against Kenya’s Otieno in Accra June 9

Joseph Agbeko - faces Nick Otieno at Bukom Boxing Arena on June 9

Former 2-time IBF Bantamweight champion of the world, Joseph King Kong Agbeko (31-5, 23 KOs) makes a return to the ring again next month when he takes on experienced Kenyan slugger, Nick Otieno (31-11, 13 KOs) at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra as part of Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary celebrations. On a bill dubbed ‘Legacy Boxing Night’ put together ... Read More »

Ghanaian footballer arrested in South Africa over stolen car

Bernard Morrison previously posted this photo of himself and the car on social media

Former Ghana U-23 national team forward, Bernard Morrison is in trouble in South Africa over a car! The footballer allegedly bought a car through an agent but the agent didn’t pay the installments. The car was repossessed, but he allegedly found a key to the car and took it back. NOW IT LOOKS AS IF BERNARD IS BEHIND BARS – FOR ... Read More »

NBA players react to Russell Westbrook’s triple-double record, game-winner

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A 55-year-old record, set by the legendary Oscar Robertson in 1961-62, was broken on Sunday. Russell Westbrook passed “The Big O” with his 42nd triple-double of the season, a mammoth 50-point, 16-rebound, 10-assist performance at Denver. To cap off the legendary night, the Oklahoma City superstar hit a game-winning, 35-footer at the buzzer for a 106-105 Thunder victory. Westbrook’s statistical ... Read More »

Adebayor tips Egypt to qualify for World Cup at the expense of Ghana

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Emmanuel Adebayor believes Egypt are in a pole position to book a place in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Ghana are third in group E, after two matches played-drew against Uganda at home and lost at Egypt to put their quest for a fourth consecutive FIFA World Cup in danger. Although, there are four matches remaining, the former ... Read More »

South Africa sack Bafana coach Ephraim Mashaba for misconduct

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South Africa coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba has been fired for insulting top football officials last month, the national association said. A disciplinary committee found Mashaba guilty of several offences following his public outburst aimed at the association president Danny Jordaan and guests directly after the 2-1 victory over Senegal on 12 November. Mashaba, who has had several scrapes with the ... Read More »

Glo-CAF Awards 2016: Aubameyang, Mahrez and Mane make top 3 shortlist

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Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Algeria Winger Riyad Mahrez and Senegalese Winger Sadio Mané have made the final top three for the 2014 African Player of the Year. The trio made the cut following votes from Head Coaches or Technical Directors of the National Associations affiliated to CAF, Media Committee, Technical & Football committee and a panel of Media Experts. Egypt’s ... Read More »

AIBA executive committee backs President Wu

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The executive committee of the International Boxing Association (Aiba) has thrown its support behind Ching-Kuo Wu after former executive director Ho Kim made a series of allegations against the governing body and its president. Kim, who was fired last year, outlined his claims in a letter delivered to nearly 200 national associations last week. The New York Times newspaper said that ... Read More »

FIFA Ethics Committee opens proceedings against Amos Adamu

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The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert, has opened formal adjudicatory proceedings against Amos Adamu, former president of the West African Football Union and former member of the CAF and FIFA Executive Committees, based on the final report submitted by the investigatory chamber. The investigations against Mr Adamu conducted by Dr Cornel Borbély, chairman of ... Read More »

Ghanaian athlete Abeyie slapped with 4-year ban for doping

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Ghanaian Athlete, Tim Abeyie, has been banned for four years after violating doping rules governing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and Ghana Athletics Association (GAA). According to the GAA, Abeyie tested positive for a banned substance while participating in a competition in Germany. Abeyie, switched allegiance to Ghana in 2011 from UK. His last ... Read More »