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Comfirmed: Isaac Dogboe to defend world title vrs Hidenori Otake

Isaac Dogboe’s planned long term reign as the WBO junior featherweight king begins with a first title defence against veteran Japanese slugger, Hidenori Otake on August 25 in the USA. 23 year old Dogboe annexed the belt after destroying Jessie Magdaleno in Philadelphia on April 28, now he must see off the Otake, a former world title challenger in order ... Read More »

Reports: LeBron James agrees deal to join Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team. The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar—LA-Bron. The four-time NBA MVP announced Sunday night that he has agreed to a four-year, $154-million contract with the Lakers, joining one of the league’s most-storied franchises and switching conferences to try and dethrone the Golden State Warriors and grow his own ... Read More »

Ghana Olympic Committee calls for end in tramadol abuse by Ghanaian youth

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has added their voice to that of the many calling on the Ghanaian youth to put an end to the abuse of drugs especially the use of tramadol. According to the GOC, the youth are the future of the country and it is incumbent on all to ensure that they are guided and moulded into ... Read More »

2018 World Cup: Knockout dramas spell end of the world for both Messi and Ronaldo

World Cup is no respecter of reputation. Every victory has to be earned. Again and again. Hence the 2018 FIFA World Cup no longer has any use for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The two superstars whose goal-greedy exploits have dominated the world stage for the past decade were both condemned to flights home from Russia within hours of each ... Read More »

Collina reveals new orders for World Cup refs after penalty protests

Aleksandar Mitrovic and Harry Kane, if early matches of Serbia and England were replayed, would benefit from penalty claims turned down in their respective games against Switzerland and Tunisia. World Cup referees were enabled, by the introduction of video assistance, to hit a 99.3pc ‘perfection rate’ according to FIFA refereeing chairman Pierluigi Collina. But Collina has also indicated one particular ... Read More »

IOC President welcomes the Swiss President to The Olympic Museum

The President of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, was guest of honour at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne on Friday. IOC President Thomas Bach gave the Swiss Head of State a personal guided tour of the exhibitions at The Museum, including a special exhibit devoted to Swiss athletes who participated in the recent Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. The pair ... Read More »

Kenya’s Samuel Mungara in Ghana for pre-Millennium Marathon

…Calls On African Governments To Invest In Sports New Kenyan marathon champion, Samuel Mungara arrived in Accra, Ghana on Friday to participate in the Preparations for the 2018 Millennium Marathon. He was welcomed by Ambassador Ashim Morton, Founder of the Millennium Marathon Sports Ltd, his staff and the sports media. He paid courtesy calls on the Directors of Sports at ... Read More »

Less than 100 days to Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

With free access to the public, hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected to line the main avenue in the Argentine capital, Avenida 9 de Julio, where the ground-breaking opening ceremony will spectacularly mark the start of the Games around the iconic Obelisk monument. The vision to bring sport to the people of Buenos Aires will truly become the reality ... Read More »

The Ultimate Expose: Gyata Bi defends Ghana title vrs Chorkor Banku July 14

Promising Ghanaian boxer, Wasiru ‘Gyata Bi’ Mohammed faces the sternest test of his credentials on July 14 when he makes a first defence of the Ghana super bantamweight championship against old warrior, Raymond ‘Chorkor Banku’ Commey at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra. Young Wasiru (10-0, 8 KOs) defeated Kamarudeen Boyefio on May 12 to annex the national belt, the ... Read More »

OKC Fight Night: Saucedo and Zurdo primed for Saturday Night

The fighters sat on a podium atop the floor where the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder play, discussing Saturday’s ESPN-televised card (9 p.m. ET) at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The biggest card to hit The Sooner State in years will feature a local product, Oklahoma City native Alex “El Cholo” Saucedo (27-0, 17 KOs) against Lenny Zappavigna (37-3, 27 KOs) in 10-round junior welterweight bout. The ESPN main event ... Read More »