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Late winner sends Nigeria into AFCON semi-finals

"Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Cairo International Stadium – Nigeria 2 (S. Chukwueze 27\u0027, W. Troost-Ekong 89\u0027) South Africa 1 (B. Zungu 74\u0027)"...

Late winner sends Nigeria into AFCON semi-finals

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The AFCON Final Is Set Thanks To A Late Winner Off A Free Kick And One Unfortunate Goalkeeping Boner The Africa Cup of Nations is nearing the end of its summertime debut, with the final officially set to feature Algeria going up against Senegal. Both semifinal matches were played on Sunday, and both featured some wild finishes that will certainly le...
18:00, 07/14/2019

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a gallant South Africa as the tournament served up m...
21:48, 07/10/2019

| Madagascar shock Nigeria to extend AFCON fairytale AFCON newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria with victory over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in the last 16....
12:48, 06/30/2019

Cameroon to face Nigeria in Afcon last-16 as Ghana and Benin also progress • Cameroon 0-0 Benin; Ghana 2-0 Guinea-Bissau • Clarence Seedorf’s side to face Super Eagles in AlexandriaCameroon, the holders, will face the three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners Nigeria in the last-16 of the 2019 edition after they were held to...
13:48, 07/02/2019

AFCON 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to DW about his glory days and the current Super Eagles team....
16:32, 06/20/2019

Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final The tournament had been waiting for Riyad Mahrez and in the semi-final he finally arrived. It came down in the end to one shot. A free-kick, perhaps 20 yards out: score it and Algeria were through to their first Cup of Nations final since 1990; miss ...
21:48, 07/14/2019

Watch: Riyad Mahrez nets wonder strike, sends Algeria to AFCON final Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez sent Algeria to the Africa Cup of Nations final with a beautiful stoppage time score against Nigeria in the semifinals....
11:48, 07/15/2019

| Late Mahrez stunner puts Algeria into AFCON final Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic victory over Nigeria and set up a rematch with Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final....
19:16, 07/14/2019

| Last-gasp winner sends Tottenham into Champions League final Lucas Moura scored a dramatic 96th-minute winner to cap a brilliant hat-trick as Tottenham fought back to stun Ajax and book a place in the Champions League final....
18:16, 05/08/2019

African Cup: Nigeria needs late goal vs. debutant Burundi African Cup: Relieved Nigeria squeezes past Burundi 1-0; Uganda throws up first big surprise by beating Congo 2-0       ...
13:32, 06/22/2019

A Debut Novel of Political and Personal Upheaval in Late-20th-Century Nigeria Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” witnesses a diverse group of friends navigating riots and their own comings-of-age in Lagos in the ’80s and ’90s....
05:00, 05/31/2019

Leerdam’s late winner gives Sounders 1-0 win over Whitecaps SEATTLE (AP) — Kelvin Leerdam scored in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 victory over the rival Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night in their second Cascadia Cup showdown of the season. Seattle had a p...
22:16, 06/29/2019

Fellaini scores late winner in AFC Champions League "Marouane Fellaini is settling in nicely at Chinese side Shandong Luneng after netting a late winner in the AFC Champions League to send his side into the last 16."...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Liverpool returns to the top of the Premier League with late winner With a rip-roaring English Premier League title race entering its final week, Liverpool returned to the top of the table with a thrilling victory over Newcastle which ensures the EPL title will be decided on the final day....
21:00, 05/04/2019

Leerdam's late winner gives Sounders 1-0 win over Whitecaps Kelvin Leerdam scored in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 win over rival Vancouver Whitecaps in their second Cascadia Cup showdown of the season       ...
05:32, 06/30/2019

Australia stunned by late Italy winner at Women's World Cup Barbara Bonansea produces match-winning braceSam Kerr’s first World Cup goal not enough for MatildasAustralia’s Women’s World Cup campaign got off to a disastrous start as the Matildas were stunned 2-1 by Italy in Valenciennes.Australian nerves were ...
06:16, 06/09/2019

| Roord heads late Dutch winner to beat brave Kiwis Jill Roord came off the bench and headed home from close range in added time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 women's World Cup victory over New Zealand...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Arsenal beat Bayern Munich after Eddie Nketiah pops up with late winner Bayern Munich 1-2 ArsenalLewandowski 71; Poznanski 49og, Nketiah 88Eddie Nketiah proved to be the match-winner as Arsenal made it two wins from two on their pre-season tour of the United States with a 2-1 victory over Bayern Munich.After a goalless f...
05:48, 07/18/2019

Roof of disabled section destroyed after Rangers score late winner at Kilmarnock – video Rangers fans who invaded the pitch celebrating a late winning goal allegedly destroyed the roof covering disabled fans.A pitch invasion from the away fans followed Connor Goldson’s 91st-minute header that secured a 2-1 victory for Rangers at Kilmarno...
03:48, 08/05/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Zaha goal sends Ivory Coast through, Ghana out Wilfried Zaha scored a later winner as the Ivory Coast beat Mali to reach the quarterfinals, where they will face Tunisia. The Tunisians conceded a stoppage time equalizer by Ghana but recovered to win on penalties....
18:16, 07/08/2019

Nigeria 2-0 South Korea: Superb Asisat Oshoala goal helps Nigeria win A brilliant goal by Asisat Oshoala helps earn Nigeria a first win at the 2019 Women's World Cup - and all but end South Korea's hopes of reaching the knockout stage....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Says It’s Too Late to Rebrand Trump’s Trade War “I know why you want to change it, because it makes it seem less dangerous,” Colbert said. “There’s a reason no one went to see ‘Avengers: Infinity Negotiation.’”...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Michelle Obama to face James Corden in Late Late Show dodgeball match Get ready for round two of the Revolutionary War, because a bunch of American celebrities are going to face off against a bunch of British celebrities in a dodgeball match for James Corden’s Late Late Show. Corden is taking his show to London next we...
04:00, 06/11/2019

James Corden Gets Honest About His Future at The Late Late Show Late-night television without James Corden?! It's a thought many pop culture fans don't even want to think about. After all, there's only one show that can perfect Spill Your......
16:16, 06/05/2019

PR Nightmare: Cap’n Crunch Went On ‘The Late Late Show’ And Made A Drunken Pass At Zendaya And Then Vomited All Over James Corden’s Lap The PR team at Quaker Oats is likely in panic mode today following an ugly incident in which the mascot of one of their most popular brands went on national television and made a total ass of himself: Last night, Cap’n Crunch went on The Late Late Sh...
10:16, 05/08/2019

| Ghana name Ayew new AFCON captain Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has named Andre Ayew as the new captain while former captain Asamoah Gyan had been made 'general captain' for the AFCON squad....
09:48, 05/24/2019

AFCON 2019: The tournament of the underdog "The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations was a special tournament, and one that celebrated the underdog player, writes Gary Al-Smith at the Cairo International Stadium."...
11:00, 07/20/2019

Afcon 2019: Why the heat is a hot topic High temperatures have been a big talking point at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt - but will the knock-out stages feature more goals now that the afternoon kicks-offs have gone?...
07:00, 07/05/2019

| Gervinho, Iheanacho lose out in AFCON selections Ivorian Gervinho and Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho were significant casualties as 11 coaches named 23-man squads for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
01:00, 06/11/2019

Guinea's Keita ready for comeback at AFCON "Guinea midfielder Naby Keita is set to play for the first time since the start of May when they take on Madagascar in their first match at the African Cup of Nations in Alexandria on Saturday."...
06:32, 06/21/2019

| Mahrez shines as other stars fade at AFCON Of all the big name strikers from Europe's top leagues into the Africa Cup of Nations, only one has truly lived up to his star billing: Riyad Mahrez....
08:32, 07/10/2019

| 'No reason' that Morsi death will affect AFCON AFCON organisers say the death of former former president Mohamed Morsi would have no impact on the security situation in Egypt and the tournament would go ahead....
10:00, 06/18/2019

| Can Bafana pull off a 'Portugal' at AFCON 2019? After Bafana Bafana scraped through to the knockout stages of AFCON could they now emulate Portugal who went on to win Euro 2016 after a similar sluggish start?...
02:16, 07/03/2019

Madagascar provide Afcon with its most unlikely success story The team from the world’s fourth largest island has reached the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of NationsShortly before the African Cup of Nations began the magazine France Football gathered together a handful of coaches taking a team to this tour...
03:00, 07/07/2019

| Injury scare for Percy Tau ahead of AFCON Bafana Bafana forward Percy Tau picked up a knee injury for Royale Union Saint-Gilloise on Saturday but it appears he will be fit to play in the AFCON....
08:32, 05/13/2019

The lower league players who thrived at AFCON "Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Sean Cole spoke to George Abbey and Kwesi Appiah on the realities of being a lower league player called upon to represent their country at an international tournament."...
08:32, 06/20/2019

Serena Williams advances to Rogers Cup semifinals Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals, beating soon-to-be-top-ranked Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-3, 6-4 at breezy at York University       ...
19:16, 08/09/2019

Djokovic shifts into gear, cruises into semifinals Four-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic won 10 straight games after trailing 4-3 in the first set en route to a straight-sets victory over David Goffin to reach the semifinals....
08:32, 07/10/2019

WTA roundup: Rybakina advances to Bucharest semifinals Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina upset second-seeded Viktoria Kuzmova of Slovakia 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the BRD Bucharest Open in Romania....
22:00, 07/19/2019

It Will Be Federer vs. Nadal in the French Open Semifinals Federer earned his spot by defeating his Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, while Nadal routed Kei Nishikori, 6-1, 6-1, 6-3....
12:48, 06/04/2019

Mexico outlasts Haiti 1-0 in Gold Cup semifinals Raul Jimenez scored on a penalty kick in the 93rd minute and Mexico ended Haiti's impressive Gold Cup run in the semifinals with a 1-0 victory       ...
00:32, 07/03/2019

| Mali hand out AFCON lesson to newcomers Mauritania Mali inflicted a harsh dose of reality on Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania by routing the newcomers in their first ever game at the tournament....
00:00, 06/25/2019

| Egypt FA chief quits after shock SA AFCON exit The president of the Egyptian Football Association has resigned and "sacked" his technical team after the hosts' shock elimination from the African Cup of Nations....
05:32, 07/07/2019

| Gyan in Ghana AFCON squad despite captaincy controversy Asamoah Gyan was included in Ghana's squad for the Africa Cup Nations after reverting his decision to retire from international duty having lost the captaincy....
13:00, 06/10/2019

| Bafana to receive R320k bonus for AFCON last 16 qualification Bafana Bafana players will still receive their R320 000 bonus as promised, despite sneaking into the last 16 stage of the 2019 AFCON through the back door....
00:48, 07/03/2019

| AFCON final coaches both locals for first time since 1998 The AFCON final between Algeria and Senegal in Cairo Friday will pit local coaches against each other in a title decider for the first time in 21 years....
05:16, 07/18/2019

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down outgunned but well-drilled opponents....
19:48, 06/21/2019

| Senegal beat Tunisia to reach AFCON final Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time with a Dylan Bronn own goal giving them victory over Tunisia in a tense last-four duel in Cairo....
14:00, 07/14/2019

Cameroon squad delay AFCON departure over pay dispute "Cameroon\u0027s football team have refused to leave their hotel to board a flight to the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt because of a players\u0027 pay dispute, a team spokeswoman said on Friday."...
06:32, 06/21/2019

| Captain Khazri salvages AFCON draw for Tunisia Former Premier League forward Wahbi Khazri salvaged a point for Tunisia in an AFCON Group E draw against Mali that kept both sides on course for last-16 places....
21:00, 06/28/2019

Mane and Mahrez set to take centre stage in AFCON final "The Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt was perfectly set up for Mohamed Salah to lead his team to the title on home territory and crown his career but Algeria\u0027s Riyad Mahrez and Senegal\u0027s Sadio Mane have stolen the show."...
13:32, 07/17/2019

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01:48, 05/22/2019

UEFA says few tickets left for Nations League semifinals PORTO, Portugal (AP) — UEFA says only a few tickets are available for the semifinals of the inaugural Nations League in Portugal. UEFA says less than 200 tickets remain on sale for Wednesday’s match between Portugal and Switzerland in Porto, an...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Nadal to face Thiem in Barcelona Open semifinals Rafael Nadal brushes off challenge from German Jan-Lennard Struff to earn 7-5, 7-5 win and a place in the Barcelona Open semifinals        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

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17:16, 05/23/2019

Canadian Bianca Andreescu reaches Rogers Cup semifinals Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian Rogers Cup semifinalist since 1979, overcoming a groin injury to beat third-seeded Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic 6-0, 2-6, 6-4 in windy conditions        ...
17:48, 08/09/2019

Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic sweeps through to semifinals Top-seeded Novak Djokovic bounced David Goffin in straight sets in a quarterfinal match at Wimbledon on Wednesday at the All-England Club in London and advanced to the semifinals....
08:00, 07/10/2019

US beats Curacao 1-0, plays Jamaica in Gold Cup semifinals PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The United States was outplayed during the second half by 79th-ranked Curacao but managed to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals with a 1-0 win Sunday night behind Weston McKennie’s goal in the 25th minute. The defen...
22:32, 06/30/2019

Kentucky’s Run Ends in Semifinals, Awaits NCAA Selection COLLEGE STATION, Texas – A six-run Alabama second inning was the difference in the second of two Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinal games on Friday night as the (4) Kentucky Wildcats dropped a 6-3 decision to (1) Alabama. With Alabama’s wi...
00:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Anisimova beats Halep to reach semifinals PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 1:20 p.m. American teenager Amanda Anisimova reached the French Open semifinals by upsetting defending champion Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4. The 17-year-old Anisimova won on her first match ...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Auger-Aliassime, Fritz advance to Lyon semifinals Fourth-seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime hit 11 aces in a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 win over Steve Johnson on Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Lyon Open        ...
17:16, 05/23/2019

Top-seeded Zverev advances to Geneva Open semifinals Top-seeded Alexander Zverev advanced to the Geneva Open semifinals beating Hugo Dellien 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday        ...
17:16, 05/23/2019

Roberto Bautista Agut Joins the Big 3 in the Wimbledon Semifinals Bautista did not expect to remain in the tournament this week, and his friends had to change some plans after he reached his first Grand Slam semifinal....
23:00, 07/10/2019

Jamaica beats Panama 1-0 to advance to Gold Cup semifinals PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Darren Mattocks scored on a penalty kick in the 75th minute and Jamaica beat Panama 1-0 on Sunday to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals. Mattocks converted after Michael Murillo was whistled for a handball in the box in t...
19:48, 06/30/2019

Why are the World Cup semifinals and final being playing in Lyon and not Paris? The semifinals and final of the World Cup are being played in Lyon, home of Olympique Lyonnais, the most successful women's team in Europe.       ...
16:48, 07/01/2019

French Open: Federer, Nadal advance to semifinals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will play one another in the French Open semifinals after winning their respective matches during Tuesday's quarterfinals....
13:32, 06/04/2019

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals SAO PAULO (AP) — After producing some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, the Copa América reaches the last four with a blockbuster matchup between host Brazil and Lionel Messi’s Argentina. It will be the “Superclásic...
16:32, 06/30/2019

The Latest: Vondrousova moves into French Open semifinals PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 9:23 p.m. Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova needed four match points to end a four-match losing streak against Petra Martic and reach the semifinals at the French Open. Vondrousova pr...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Haiti beats Canada, reaches Gold Cup semifinals HOUSTON (AP) — Haiti reached the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup for the first time, overcoming a two-goal deficit to beat Canada 3-2 on Saturday night. The 101st-ranked Haitians will play Mexico or Costa Rica on Tuesday at Glendale, Arizona. Jon...
20:00, 06/29/2019

| Gueye takes Senegal to AFCON semi-finals after 13 years Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals for the first time since 2006 when Idrissa Gueye scored to deliver a 1-0 last-eight win over Benin....
12:16, 07/10/2019

| Striking Cameroon players offered extra AFCON bonus Striking Cameroon players will be offered an additional performance-related bonus at the Africa Cup of Nations, Sports Minister Narcisse Mouelle Kombi said....
09:32, 06/21/2019

Algeria Beat Senegal In AFCON Final Thanks To VAR And The Dumbest Goal Possible Pour one out for Senegal. The African Cup of Nations final went horribly wrong Friday for the Senegalese national team from the second minute on, and the Lions of Teranga will feel that their 1-0 loss to Algeria was a matter of divine intervention or...
14:48, 07/19/2019

Naby Keïta set to be fit for Liverpool’s pre-season tour despite Afcon injury • Guinean has withdrawn from Africa Cup of Nations• Adductor injury originally sustained in BarcelonaLiverpool expect Naby Keïta to take part in their pre-season tour of the US this month despite aggravating the injury that curtailed his debut campai...
14:32, 07/03/2019

Patriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from Afcon The tournament has been a clear opportunity for Egypt but there is a feeling the past month is best swept under the carpetWhen the curtain falls on Egypt’s Africa Cup of Nations on Friday night, the overwhelming sense among many local residents will ...
04:33, 07/19/2019

England v USA, the Copa América and Afcon 2019 – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss England’s inexorable march to World Cup glory, the USA ‘spygate’ episode, Luis Suárez’s tears, the back streets of Alexandria and Elton JohnJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twi...
09:00, 07/01/2019

Amr Warda cut from Egypt Afcon squad following sexual harassment allegations Warda alleged to have sent inappropriate messages onlineHosts defeat DR Congo 2-0 in midfielder’s absenceThe Egypt midfielder Amr Warda has been expelled from the team’s Africa Cup of Nations squad, following allegations that he sexually harassed a n...
21:00, 06/26/2019

| AFCON tickets prices reduced after local fans backlash The African Cup of Nations' organising committee has reduced ticket prices after a backlash from Egyptian football fans last month over exorbitant costs....
13:00, 05/15/2019

Federer-Nadal showdown highlights French Open semifinals All four French Open singles semifinals are scheduled on the same day and the most-anticipated matchup features Rafael Nadal against Roger Federer        ...
03:48, 06/07/2019

Kentucky Softball Run Rules Ole Miss, Books Ticket into SEC Semifinals Photo Courtesy of UK Athletics COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Behind a team-leading 20th home run of the season off the bat of Abbey Cheek and a complete-game shutout in the circle from junior Autumn Humes, the #4 seeded Kentucky Wildcats run-ruled #5 Ole ...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Top-seeded Bertens reaches semifinals at Palermo Ladies Open Top-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands beat Jasmine Paolini on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Palermo Ladies Open        ...
17:48, 07/26/2019

Rublev upsets top-seeded Thiem to reach Hamburg semifinals Top-seeded Dominic Thiem was upset by Andrey Rublev 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) in the quarterfinals of the Hamburg European Open        ...
12:32, 07/26/2019

Cilic withdraws, Djokovic reaches Madrid Open semifinals MADRID (AP) — Novak Djokovic reached the semifinals of the Madrid Open on Friday after Marin Cilic withdrew because of food poisoning. Cilic said he had a “terrible night” and would not be able to play in the quarterfinal match against th...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Watch: USA's American Anisimova, 17, eliminated in French Open semifinals American teen Amanda Anisimova watched her magical run at Roland-Garros end in a three-set setback to Ashleigh Barty in the 2019 French Open semifinals on Friday in Paris....
07:48, 06/07/2019

England thrashes New Zealand to make Cricket World Cup semifinals Jonny Bairstow's stylish century inspired England to a 119-run victory over New Zealand at the Cricket World Cup as the host nation booked its place in the semifinals....
19:48, 07/03/2019

Federer, Nadal renew great rivalry in Wimbledon semifinals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be meeting at a second consecutive Grand Slam tournament when they face off in Wimbledon's semifinals       ...
06:48, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Women's semifinals moved to neighboring courts The Latest at the French Open: Women's French Open semifinal matches will be held on Courts Suzanne Lenglen and Simonne Mathieu        ...
06:16, 06/06/2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches semifinals at Citi Open, craving for more After a Wimbledon setback, Stefanos Tsitsipas looks to get back on track at Citi Open. On Friday, he defeats Benoit Paire, 7-5, 6-0 to reach the semis.       ...
08:48, 08/03/2019

Nick Kyrgios, in semifinals at Citi Open, cut from a different piece of cloth Tennis star Nick Kyrgios, who is matched up against Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semifinals at the Citi Open, is cut from a different piece of cloth.        ...
15:48, 08/03/2019

Warriors star Kevin Durant out for rest of West semifinals The Golden State Warriors will be without postseason scoring leader Kevin Durant as they try to close out the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference semifinals....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic reach Wimbledon semifinals Novak Djokovic took what was shaping up as an entertaining matchup in the Wimbledon quarterfinals and quickly turned it into a lopsided romp with a 10-game run....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals The Copa América produced some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, but it reaches the last four with a blockbuster matchup between host Brazil and Lionel Messi's Argentina       ...
11:48, 06/30/2019

Monfils outlasts Agut, rain to reach Rogers Cup semifinals Gael Monfils of France set up a semifinal match against top-seeded Rafael Nadal in the Rogers Cup, outlasting 10th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2) in a matched suspended Friday night because of lighting    ...
18:16, 08/10/2019

Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach the AFCON semis "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Suez Stadium – Ivory Coast 1 (J. Kodjia 62\u0027) Algeria 1 (S. Feghouli 20\u0027) Algeria win 4-3 on penalties"...
12:00, 07/11/2019

Thiem ends Djokovic's Slam streak in French Open semifinals Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 loss Saturday to Dominic Thiem in a rain-interrupted French Open semifinal that spanned more than four hours over two days....
08:48, 06/08/2019

Serena Williams cruises past Barbora Strycova in Wimbledon semifinals Williams will play her 24th Grand Slam singles title against Halep, a former French Open champ who declared herself far more confident in reaching her first Wimbledon final....
15:32, 07/11/2019

Osaka battles back to reach Porsche Grand Prix semifinals Top-ranked Osaka comes from 5-1 down in final set to beat Vekic and reach the Porsche Grand Prix semifinals        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

World Cup: It doesn't get any easier as No. 3 England awaits USWNT in semifinals England's Ellen White is tied for most goals in the World Cup with five; defense has allowed only one goal - in the tournament opener       ...
02:48, 06/29/2019

Afcon final unites two African coaches who represent the future | Jonathan Wilson Djamel Belmadi and Aliou Cissé used time in Europe to improve their sides and a tactical battle will decide fate of Algeria and SenegalChampigny-sur-Marne is a banlieue about eight miles south-east of the centre of Paris. Algeria’s coach, Djamel Belm...
11:16, 07/18/2019

Algeria claim second Afcon title after Bounedjah’s lucky strike sinks Senegal Algeria have won their first Africa Cup of Nations since 1990 and it is probably a good job that they will not care how. Baghdad Bounedjah’s heavily-deflected early goal gave them an accolade that, over the balance of the tournament, they deserve but...
15:16, 07/19/2019

AFCON 2019 roundup: Morocco grab last-gasp victory, Senegal win opener Morocco and Senegal both opened their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaigns with victories. Morocco left it very late against Namibia, while Sadio Mane-less Senegal were more comfortable winners against Tanzania....
18:00, 06/23/2019

Algeria deserved their Afcon triumph but a shame they decided to win ugly | Jonathan Wilson Djamel Belmadi’s side were so exciting throughout the tournament yet allowed their verve to take a back seat to time-wasting and diving to edge out Senegal in the finalWhy do Algeria make it so hard for themselves? They have been the best team at thi...
15:16, 07/19/2019

‘Mandela brought extra pressure’: the story of South Africa’s Afcon triumph Bafana Bafana had a president to please and rugby side to follow as 1996 Cup of Nations hosts, as this book extract tellsFor Clive Barker victory over Cameroon in South Africa’s opening game of the 1996 Africa Cup of Nations was a huge relief. Ever s...
04:48, 06/24/2019

Serena Williams withstands surge from Alison Riske to reach Wimbledon semifinals Serena Williams withstood a late surge from American Alison Riske in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Tuesday but held on for the 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win.        ...
07:48, 07/09/2019

Watch: Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem advance to French Open semifinals Top seed Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem advanced to the 2019 French Open semifinals with straight sets wins in the quarterfinals on Thursday in Paris....
10:48, 06/06/2019

2019 French Open: Johanna Konta and Marketa Vondrousova Reach Semifinals Konta had not won a match at Roland Garros before this year. Now she’s a semifinalist after beating Sloane Stephens. She will next play Vondrousova, 19....
14:16, 06/04/2019

Women's World Cup live updates: United States vs. England in semifinals Live updates and analysis as the USWNT takes on England in the semifinals of the Women's World Cup. The winner advances to the July 7 final.       ...
11:16, 07/02/2019

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
15:48, 06/06/2019

AFCON Final highlights in pictures: Africa Cup of Nations 2019, Senegal vs Algeria - goals and key moments Algeria are Africa Cup of Nations champions for only the second time in their history after an early fortuitous goal saw them beat Senegal 1-0 in Friday's final in Cairo....
20:00, 07/19/2019

Egypt at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: AFCON squad, fixtures, draw and group, titles and history Egypt will be looking to go one better than their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations runners-up finish, with The Pharaohs among the favourites this time around....
07:48, 06/21/2019

Netherlands blank Italy, Sweden upsets Germany to reach Women's World Cup semifinals Sweden stunned two-time Women's World Cup champion Germany and will take on the Netherlands, who reached their first semifinal, on Wednesday.       ...
16:32, 06/29/2019

American teenager Amanda Anisimova beats Simona Halep to reach French Open semifinals American teenager Amanda Anisimova reached the French Open semifinals by upsetting defending champion Simona Halep 6-2, 6-4.        ...
06:16, 06/06/2019

Winning: Serena Williams Makes the Wimbledon Semifinals, Goes Unretouched for Harper’s Bazaar, and Gets Revealing on Naomi Osaka As I write this, Serena Williams is celebrating yet another win in her storied career: The 23-time Grand Slam champion advanced to the semifinals at Wimbledon for the twelfth time on Tuesday, defeating fellow American Alison Riske and proving that as...
01:00, 07/10/2019

| Bafana Bafana drawn in Group C for AFCON 2021 qualifiers Bafana Bafana have been drawn alongside Ghana in Group C for AFCON 2021 qualifiers with Sudan and either Mauritius and Sao Tome e Principe rounding off the group....
02:16, 07/19/2019

| Huge AFCON pay day awaits Bafana Bafana stars Bafana Bafana players will at the very least each walk away with R520 000 in SAFA bonuses after qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals....
05:16, 07/08/2019

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute after missing her first attempt but getting a second chance....
04:00, 06/18/2019

Nigeria's Buhari signals four more years like the last Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Wednesday to repeat in his second term successes from his first four years including an improved economy and new infrastructure....
09:00, 06/12/2019

900 children taken away from vigilante group in Nigeria Authorities say nearly 900 children who were enlisted in a civilian defense militia in northeastern Nigeria have been officially separated from the group in accordance with a U.N. accord....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations "Nigeria have cut Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho from their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, which starts in Egypt next week."...
04:16, 06/10/2019

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Nigeria coach criticises VAR delay "Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr could not resist a dig at the VAR system after his team\u0027s win 2-1 over South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday, saying the time taken to confirm his opponents\u0027 goal had unsettled his team."...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Hotel party as Nigeria scrape into last 16 Nigeria's women sealed a place in the knockout phase of the World Cup for the first time in 20 years without kicking a ball on Thursday -- three days after their last group game....
18:16, 06/20/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winners....
13:32, 06/30/2019

Soto leads US over Nigeria 2-0 at Under-20 World Cup Sebastian Soto scored a pair of goals, and the United States beat Nigeria 2-0 Monday in the Under-20 World Cup at Bielsko Biala, Poland, to rebound from an opening loss to Ukraine. Soto headed in Alex Mendez’s corner kick from 5...
20:16, 05/27/2019

Foreign workers kidnapped from Nigeria oil rig A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military spokesperson told CNN on Monday....
16:16, 04/30/2019

Images from Nigeria, land of the 'inseparable two' In the west African country where there are many more twins than anywhere else in the world, photographers Bénédicte Kurzen and Sanne de Wilde explore ‘double birth’ and its mythologyTen young people pose for a group shot, boys in front, girls behind...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Nigeria Got Screwed Over By Some Ticky-Tack VAR Bullshit Nigeria were not eliminated from the World Cup on Monday afternoon, but their hopes of advancing to the knockout stages took a hit when, after a pair of VAR reviews, Wendie Renard knocked home a PK in the 79th minute to break a scoreless draw and giv...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Nigeria accused of 'scurrilous' attempt to gag press Access to country’s law-making National Assembly will be restricted, says Guild of EditorsStrict new conditions for covering government proceedings and the re-arrest of a prominent journalist on terrorism charges have raised concerns about deteriorat...
23:48, 05/27/2019

Nigeria's missing: 'We want to know whether our sons are alive or dead' Roughly 20,000 people have been detained by Nigeria’s military over the past decade, leaving their families fraught with anxietyIt was on a chilly morning in October 2011 that Hajja Gana Suleiman’s world began to unravel.The news came that her son ha...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Nigeria Have The Star Power To Go Down In A Blaze Of Glory The question before Nigeria heading into this World Cup is the same one they’ve faced going into every other World Cup: Will this be the tournament the Super Falcons finally put it all together and make a real run? Unfortunately, the answer is probab...
07:32, 06/05/2019

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered fuel, the emergency services said....
22:32, 07/02/2019

| Eight killed in Nigeria jihadist attacks, say military Eight people, including three soldiers, have killed in jihadist attacks on an army base and village in northeast Nigeria ahead of Monday's Eid al-Adha festival, military sources have said....
08:32, 08/13/2019

| Nigeria call off Nations Cup bonus strike Nigeria have suspended a training strike over unpaid bonuses at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt following last-minute pleas by the country's football officials....
10:32, 06/25/2019

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has instead become a highly politicized debate....
15:32, 07/16/2019

Two foreign workers kidnapped from oil rig in Nigeria's Delta Gunman kidnapped two foreign workers from an oil rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, the military said - the second abduction there in less than a week....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
08:48, 07/02/2019

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women’s World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea on Wednesday. Chidinma Okeke chipped the ball past the South Kor...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Nigeria parliament on lockdown after clash with Shi'ite group Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters....
10:48, 07/09/2019

Nigeria make life difficult for themselves, says Rohr "Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his side must cut out defensive mistakes ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash against South Africa."...
07:48, 07/09/2019

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air....
06:32, 05/18/2019

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in Nigeria Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Kondu...
04:48, 06/17/2019

Nigeria's President Buhari sworn in for second term Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long Islamist insurgency....
04:16, 05/29/2019

30 dead in suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria Three suicide bombers, two girls and a boy, killed 30 people and injured 39 others when they detonated explosives in Nigeria's northeast, emergency response officials said on Monday....
13:16, 06/17/2019

Nigeria bans local Shi'ite group after protests Nigeria's government has banned a Shi'ite Muslim group whose followers have been holding protests to demand the release of their detained leader, accusing the group of inciting violence....
15:16, 07/28/2019

Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambush Witnesses say at least 20 people are dead and many others are missing after suspected extremists ambushed a military and civilian convoy in Nigeria's northeast....
14:00, 05/25/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
05:48, 07/27/2019

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
16:16, 06/09/2019

| Nigeria's Rohr wary of much improved Algeria Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admitted he expects a far tougher challenge against Algeria in the AFCON semi-finals than during qualifying for the 2018 World Cup....
10:00, 07/14/2019

In Nigeria, your genetic makeup can decide if you get a second date First date questions in many parts of the world usually revolve around hobbies or favorite TV shows. But in Nigeria, the first date conversation is more likely to be about your DNA than if you watch 'Grey's Anatomy' or where you like to vacation....
04:16, 07/15/2019

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
10:00, 07/23/2019

Nigeria v Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - live! Minute-by-minute coverage of the Group B game in AlexandriaTrézéguet goal gets Egypt up and runningAny thoughts? You can email Paul | Tweet @Paul_Doyle 5.04pm BST Nigeria: Akpeyi; Shehu, Troost-Ekong, Omeruo, Aina; Ndidi, Etebo; Chukwueze, Mikel, Iwo...
09:48, 06/22/2019

Women's World Cup live: Germany 2-0 Nigeria Germany's women get the last 16 of the World Cup underway when they face Nigeria at the Stade des Alpes, but can Germany progress without injured star player Dzsenifer Marozsan? Follow all the action live from Grenoble....
09:32, 06/22/2019

Armed gang kills at least 34 in northwest Nigeria, police say An armed gang killed at least 34 people in attacks on villages in northwest Nigeria, police said on Sunday, part of a wave of violence the government has blamed on bandits....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Nigeria's cattle-raising Fulani people – in pictures With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat. Most of the demand is met by pastoralists from the ethnic Fulani group, who follow time-honoured techniques of raising cattle, driving them so...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Chelsea’s Kenneth Omeruo: ‘We are Nigeria. We have to show class’ The 25-year-old is Chelsea’s longest-serving current player but is ready for a move. First, though, he wants to win the Africa Cup of Nations againShortly before playing for Nigeria in the 2014 World Cup, Kenneth Omeruo browsed a list of young player...
03:16, 07/05/2019

Norway v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Reims, kick-off 8pm (BST)Afghanistan football president banned for life for sexual abuseFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfisherj your thoughts 8.50pm BST Norway are very much in charge at the interval. 8.49pm BST 45+2 min: M...
13:00, 06/08/2019

| John Obi Mikel says will lead Nigeria at Africa Cup of Nations John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria’s Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, according to a team official....
23:32, 05/14/2019

Germany v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019, last 16 - live! Nigeria will be looking to cause an upset against GermanyWho tops the latest Women’s World Cup 2019 power rankings?Any thoughts? You can email Scott 5.37pm BST 46 min: An early corner for Nigeria out on the right. It’s sent sailing straight through t...
09:48, 06/22/2019

Under-20 World Cup: Nigeria omit Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze is left out of Nigeria's squad for the Under-20 World Cup clearing the way for him to play at the Africa Cup of Nations....
07:48, 05/14/2019

| Nigeria sharia police arrest four over 'Facebook' wedding Four men have been arrested in the northern Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly carrying out a false marriage on Facebook, which the Islamic enforcement agency said had mocked Islam....
00:48, 07/11/2019

Nigeria deploys satellite tech to track oil smugglers From algorithms to track "dark" ships smuggling stolen crude oil to an online licensing system to undercut corruption, one Nigerian government agency hopes it can use new technology to tackle theft which has cost the country billions....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Man climbs onto plane wing before takeoff at Nigeria airport An Azman Air plane had been waiting for clearance to takeoff from Lagos, Nigeria, when a man climbed onto the wing.       ...
14:32, 07/19/2019

Nigeria v South Korea: Women's World Cup – live! Live coverage from the 2pm kick-off in Group AGolden boot standings: France 2019’s top scorersSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsAnd you can email Ed here or tweet him here 2.42pm BST 42 mins A better corner but it’s cleared by South Ko...
06:48, 06/12/2019

| 'Special' Oshoala inches Nigeria towards World Cup knockouts Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby hailed forward Asisat Oshoala as "special" after her goal helped the Super Falcons to a win over South Korea at the women's World Cup....
12:32, 06/12/2019

Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala Finally Shows The World Who She Is The World Cup is a showcase—of the sport, its teams, and its individual talents. It’s also a competition that crowns the best soccer nation in the world, but only a handful of teams realistically can lift the trophy, and only one will. As a month-lon...
12:48, 06/12/2019

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 on Sunday. Madagascar stunned the three-time champion 2-0 to win Group B ahead of the Nigerians. Niger...
13:48, 06/30/2019

| WATCH: Bafana v Nigeria - fans give their predictions WATCH as fans in Lagos and Johannesburg give their predictions ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-final between Bafana Bafana and Nigeria in Cairo....
12:16, 07/10/2019

Islamic State says it kidnapped six aid workers in northeast Nigeria Islamic State's West Africa branch said on Thursday it was responsible for the kidnapping of six aid workers in northeast Nigeria, according to a tweet published by the SITE monitoring group....
14:00, 07/25/2019

Boko Haram: Nigeria moves to deradicalize former fighters Nigeria's Operation Safe Corridor aims to facilitate the rehabilitation of ex-insurgents. However, many victims remain hostile towards those attempting to reintegrate into society....
10:48, 08/08/2019

Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed as Caf vice-president Nigeria's Amaju Pinnick is dismissed from his role as a vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and replaced by South Africa's Danny Jordaan....
08:00, 07/18/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Madagascar v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Live updates from Alexandria and Burundi v Guinea, kick-offs 5pm (BST)Morocco’s magic moment earns win over Ivory CoastFeel free to email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle 4.35pm BST The stakes are still high in this group’s other game: Guinea could still ni...
08:48, 06/30/2019

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the biggest mass killing this year by suicide bombers....
04:16, 06/17/2019

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France."...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Nigeria Buries Soldiers at Night in Secret Cemetery Secret military graveyards in Nigeria’s northeast hold the bodies of more than 1,000 soldiers killed in attacks by Islamist groups, a picture at odds with a war Nigeria’s president says his army has won....
12:16, 07/31/2019

Nigeria's Buhari starts a second term packed with challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long Islamist insurgency....
06:00, 05/29/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
07:00, 06/16/2019

Man Jumps On Plane Wing As It Prepares For Takeoff In Nigeria A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at an airport in Nigeria's Lagos city, causing panic among passengers, authorities said....
21:16, 07/20/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany sweep Nigeria aside to reach last 8 Germany are still yet to concede a goal at the World Cup, having become the first team through to the last eight. There was VAR controversy again but it was ultimately a comfortable afternoon for Germany in Grenoble....
13:00, 06/22/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard and driver, police have said....
10:32, 05/02/2019

| Nigeria's president signs ambitious 2019 budget Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an ambitious budget into law, days ahead of the official start of his second term leading Africa's largest oil producer....
21:00, 05/27/2019

Shi'ite protesters clash with Nigeria military, police in Abuja Nigerian troops and police clashed on Tuesday with Shi'ite Muslim marchers in the capital Abuja and gunfire could be heard, according to a Reuters witness....
08:00, 07/23/2019

Protesters block Aiteo's Nembe oil facility in Nigeria Protesters in Nigeria's Nembe region barricaded the logistics base of oil company Aiteo on Sunday and briefly disrupted its operations, the company said....
02:32, 05/06/2019

At least 65 killed in Nigeria Boko Haram attack: state TV At least 65 people have been killed in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno after Boko Haram militants targeted civilians on their way from a funeral, state television quoted local government chairman Mohammed Bulama as saying....
15:16, 07/28/2019

Suspected Islamists kill at least 65 in northeast Nigeria: state TV At least 65 people died in an attack by suspected Islamists on a group returning from a funeral in Nigeria's northeastern Borno region, state television reported on Sunday, one of the deadliest attacks on civilians in recent years....
15:16, 07/28/2019

| Mother of Nigeria ex-national football coach kidnapped Gunmen have abducted the mother of former Nigerian football national team coach Ogere Siasia, relatives said, in the latest kidnapping targeting a sports star....
08:16, 07/15/2019

| Rohr insists future is bright for youthful Nigeria Gernot Rohr believes Nigeria will be stronger for their experience at this year's Africa Cup of Nations after they suffered a painful defeat to Algeria....
08:16, 07/15/2019

How ‘Nigeria’s #MeToo moment’ turned against rape accuser Busola Dakolo investigated by police after publicly accusing star pastor Biodun FatoyinboBusola Dakolo said she had been expecting to hear from the police. Three weeks earlier the photographer had filed a case against the flamboyant Nigerian celebrit...
20:16, 08/06/2019

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned African champions....
10:00, 06/06/2019

Nigeria to reduce JV oil assets to 40 pct in 2019 - budget document Nigeria's president has ordered the government to reduce all shares in joint venture oil assets to 40 percent in the 2019 fiscal year, according to budget documents released on Tuesday....
05:00, 05/28/2019

Soccer: Hegerberg-less Norway canter past Nigeria Ada Hegerberg was not needed as Norway kicked off their women's World Cup Group A campaign with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday....
01:16, 06/09/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 mln on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday....
05:48, 05/14/2019

30 killed in Nigeria suicide bombing while watching TV match MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least 30 people have been killed by a suicide bomber. The victims had been watching a soccer match on television Sunday night in the town of Konduga in Nigeria’s Borno state. ...
05:00, 06/17/2019

'Football is life' -- Nigeria's quest to become a footballing force Rarely is there respite when trying to transform a country's sporting fortunes. For all the talent, there are the obstacles; for all the expectations, there is the actuality. Global acclaim can seem within touching distance, yet the fingertips are st...
03:32, 05/29/2019

Aid agency says staff member, others kidnapped in Nigeria appear in video International aid agency Action Against Hunger said on Thursday that a staff member and five others kidnapped in Nigeria last week had appeared in a video released on Wednesday evening....
01:16, 07/25/2019

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
17:16, 07/16/2019

| Six Shi'ites dead in Nigeria clashes over imprisoned leader At least six Shi'ite Muslim protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja, witnesses said, the latest deadly violence over the detention of a pro-Iranian religious leader....
12:48, 07/23/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 4: Nigeria The Super Falcons, with star players such as Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie, have finally been backed by the NFFThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organis...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria will ignore favourites tag, says Iwobi Nigeria will 'ignore' the fact many view the Super Eagles as favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of the semi-finals, says Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi....
11:00, 07/12/2019

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
09:32, 06/07/2019

Flight out of Nigeria airport delayed after lunatic climbs onto plane This stowaway wanted to fly on a wing and a prayer. The man ran on Friday onto a taxiway at the international airport in Lagos, Nigeria, where he threw his carry-on luggage into one of the engines of a domestic Azman Air flight bound for Port Harcour...
12:16, 07/22/2019

Nigeria's Buhari kicks off challenge-filled second term with low-key inauguration Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at a low-key inauguration ceremony in which he surprised many by not delivering a speech....
13:16, 05/29/2019

| Nigeria insists Boko Haram 'defeated' after 10-year insurgency Nigeria's presidency claimed Boko Haram's 10-year-old insurgency had been "defeated" but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat....
14:48, 07/31/2019

Nigeria ready to fulfill potential at women's World Cup, says coach Nigeria have been unable to translate their dominance of African football into consistent success at the women's World Cup but coach Thomas Dennerby says his side have the potential to reach the latter stages of the upcoming tournament in France....
04:48, 05/29/2019

US anti-pill campaigners promote menstruation tracking app in Nigeria The Femm app has received Catholic church backing but experts say it’s unreliable as birth control and does not help the vulnerableUS campaigners who oppose the birth control pill have promoted a menstruation tracking app in “the most vulnerable comm...
00:32, 07/15/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal and Nigeria reach semis Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin, while Nigeria overcame South Africa thanks to a last-gasp winner....
16:32, 07/10/2019

| Nigeria football chiefs ordered to face corruption trial Nigeria's High Court has ordered five top football bosses to face trial for corruption, as they are accused of stealing millions of dollars intended to develop the game....
12:00, 05/28/2019

Nigeria Football Federation explains delay in paying coaches Nigeria's Football Federation says delays in paying coaches were a 'short-term' issue and admits Gernot Rohr has only received a portion of this year's salary....
11:48, 05/18/2019

| Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place....
22:16, 07/17/2019

Dozens killed at funeral by Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria Local official says extremists killed more than 60 people in attack on mournersMore than 60 mourners leaving a funeral in north-east Nigeria have been killed by the militant group Boko Haram, according to Nigerian officials and other sources in the a...
03:16, 07/29/2019

Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organization founder and former presidential candidate who was calling for revolution, the security agency said on Sunday....
20:16, 08/04/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday....
06:48, 05/14/2019

| Thousands displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria protest over food Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp....
00:32, 06/28/2019

Germany captain Alexandra Popp to turn centurion against Nigeria Alex Popp will become the 26th German woman to play 100 games for her country against Nigeria on Saturday. The attacker believes there are gaps for Germany exploit in the opposing defense....
15:16, 06/21/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B Madagascar, ranked 108th in the world, caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far as they beat Gernot Rohr's Nigeria to win Group B. Elsewhere, Guinea must wait to see if third place will be enough....
12:48, 06/30/2019

Wendie Renard’s twice-taken penalty takes France past Nigeria Wendie Renard went from villain to hero in the space of two minutes, scoring her retaken penalty after a double VAR check to ensure France progress to the last-16 having topped Group A.With the sun setting the home team were given arguably their most...
15:16, 06/17/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and allowances....
07:00, 06/29/2019

| 13 Nigeria civilians killed in air raid targeting jihadists - sources At least 13 civilians were killed in an air raid as the military repulsed a jihadist assault in northeast Borno state, residents and a security source said....
12:32, 07/08/2019

Imprisoned Nigeria's Shiite leader granted medical leave Nigeria's imprisoned Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky has been granted permission to travel to India for medical treatment, a spokesman confirmed to CNN on Monday....
13:16, 08/06/2019

Nigeria's three-year milestone takes Africa towards polio eradication Nigeria marked three years free of endemic wild polio on Wednesday with health officials saying the nation's progress in fighting the crippling viral disease could result in the whole of Africa being declared polio-free early next year....
07:32, 08/21/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 11 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday....
14:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving an economy stuck with low growth....
09:16, 07/05/2019

Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group The decision by a large armed group based in north-east Nigeria to release nearly 900 youngsters has been welcomed by UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which has warned that those freed will need long-term help if they are to lead a normal life in the futu...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violence....
19:48, 08/04/2019

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
20:03, 08/14/2019

| Holders Cameroon to face Nigeria as Ghana pinch top spot Defending AFCON champions Cameroon will meet Nigeria in a clash of continental giants in the last 16 after a draw with Benin allowed Ghana to finish top of Group F....
15:00, 07/02/2019

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women's World Cup quarters Alexandra Popp had just scored a go-ahead goal against Nigeria in her 100th international appearance when Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita signaled for a video review to determine whether a German teammate Svenja Huth, who was in an offside positio...
05:48, 06/24/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 10 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Magumeri, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Algeria v Nigeria: Africa Cup of Nations semi-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations semi-final news from the game in CairoRedemption awaits Youcef Belaili if form holds against NigeriaAnd you can mail Simon or tweet him with your thoughts 8.13pm BST 13 mins: Ighalo buys another free-kick, this time making the m...
12:16, 07/14/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria through to next round as Zimbabwe's wait goes on German coach Gernot Rohr's Nigeria are through to the last-16 after the Super Eagles beat Guinea in Group B. In Group A, Uganda and Zimbabwe shared the spoils, while Egypt face DR Congo in the late game....
14:32, 06/26/2019

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen, sources told Reuters on Sunday....
02:48, 07/07/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ghana top group, Cameroon to face Nigeria Ghana held their nerve to beat Guinnea-Bissau to top Group F. But there was disappointment for holders Cameroon, who were held by draw-specialists Benin. Tunisia drew again, but still made the knockout rounds....
20:00, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Nigeria's Trans Forcados pipeline remains closed after fire Nigeria's Trans Forcados pipeline remains closed but no force majeure has been declared, a Shell spokeswoman said on Tuesday, after a fire broke out on Sunday....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Home Office advice on trafficked women from Nigeria sparks outrage Trafficked women can return to Africa ‘wealthy and held in high regard’, says guidanceHome Office officials have provoked outrage by stating that trafficked women from Nigeria can return to the country “wealthy from prostitution” and “held in high re...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Odion Ighalo Boosts Golden Boot Hopes As Nigeria Finish Third Nigeria maintained their perfect record in third place playoffs at the Cup of Nations having won six other matches between the beaten semi-finalists....
03:32, 07/18/2019

Suspected Boko Haram Attack on Funeral in Nigeria Leaves at Least 65 Dead The Nigerian president directed the military to hunt down the perpetrators of the attack, which local officials tied to the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram....
03:48, 07/29/2019

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations last 16 as Naby Keïta makes return for Guinea Nigeria have become the first side to advance to the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Guinea 1-0 in Alexandria.As with their opening Group B win over Burundi, the Super Eagles left it late to make a breakthrough against stub...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Intruder detained after jumping on wing of Nigeria plane prior to takeoff A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria's largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said....
22:00, 07/19/2019

2019 Women's World Cup: Veteran Onome Ebi included in Nigeria squad Veteran defender Onome Ebi will become the first African to play in five Fifa global tournaments after being named in Nigeria's Women's World Cup squad....
08:16, 05/25/2019

Nigeria players protest unpaid bonuses after World Cup elimination: ESPN Nigeria's players have refused to leave the team hotel after their exit from the women's World Cup on Saturday, demanding that the country's soccer federation clears all of their outstanding bonus payments, ESPN reported....
05:48, 06/23/2019

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women's World Cup quarters Germany advanced to the Women's World Cup quarterfinals for the eighth straight time, beating African champion Nigeria 3-0       ...
11:48, 06/22/2019

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for projects that have often struggled to secure timely contributions from the state-run oil firm....
12:16, 07/04/2019

Nigeria president condemns latest killings in northwestern Sokoto state Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari condemns the killing of 37 people by bandits in the northwestern state of Sokoto, his spokesman said in a statement....
20:00, 07/20/2019

Nigeria's 'Gucci Pastor' takes leave of absence over rape claims Biodun Fatoyinbo steps aside amid allegations of historical attack on photographerA celebrity pastor in Nigeria is to take a leave of absence after a photographer accused him of rape.Nicknamed “Gucci Pastor” for his expensive taste in clothes and car...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Redemption awaits Algeria’s Youcef Belaili if form holds against Nigeria From a ban for drug use in 2016 to an enduring strike partnership with Baghdad Bounedjah, destiny appears to be on the side of Djamel Belmadi’s unheralded mavericksIn March 2016 a shot at the Africa Cup of Nations title was the last of Youcef Belaili...
07:48, 07/13/2019

Two Shell oil workers rescued after Nigeria Delta region kidnapping: police Two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta region last week have been rescued, a police spokesman and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) said on Tuesday....
16:48, 04/30/2019

Airtel Africa's Delayed $4.4 Billion Nigeria listing to Go Ahead on July 8 Airtel Africa aims to list on the Nigerian bourse on Monday, one of the financial advisors arranging the issue said, after the exchange postponed the listing which had been scheduled for Friday....
04:00, 07/06/2019

Nigeria's President Buhari submits list of cabinet nominees to Senate Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari submitted his list of cabinet nominees to the upper house of parliament, the Senate, on Tuesday, giving lawmakers a chance to vote on them just days before they leave for a two-month break....
08:00, 07/23/2019

Extremist attack kills more than 60 people in Nigeria, Boko Haram suspected Last week marked the grim 10-year anniversary of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, which has killed tens of thousands of people.        ...
23:48, 07/28/2019

Triple suicide bomb attack in Nigeria targets football fans Three suicide bombers have killed 30 people in the village of Konduga in Borno, Nigeria. The attackers targeted an area where people had gathered to watch a football game....
04:16, 06/17/2019

World Cup 2019: Nigeria on 'changing mentality' of women's football in Africa Nigeria players Francisca Ordega and Asisat Oshoala on their personal struggles, inspirations and responsibilities going into this summer's World Cup....
08:16, 06/16/2019

Extremist attack kills more than 60 people in Nigeria; Boko Haram suspected Last week marked the grim 10-year anniversary of the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, which has killed tens of thousands of people.        ...
08:48, 07/29/2019

Nigeria's Pelfaco signs oil production sharing deal with Congo Republic Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic's state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil field on Tuesday, Congo's oil ministry said....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Nigeria's ban of Shiite Muslim group risks Boko Haram repeat A ban on a Shiite Muslim group came after a court in Abuja ruled the government could classify it as a "terrorist organization." The ban raises fears the group could go underground, posing serious security challenges....
15:16, 07/29/2019

| Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65 - Nigeria An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said....
14:48, 07/31/2019

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala finishes off South Korea at Women’s World Cup Nigeria took their chances against the run of play in Grenoble to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the Women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France.A first-half own goal at the Stade des Alps...
10:48, 06/12/2019

And the winner of the ‘Game of Thrones’ is … This image released by HBO shows from left to right Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner in a scene from the final episode of “Game of Thrones,” that aired Sunday, May 19, 2019. (HBO via AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winter ...
06:32, 05/20/2019

Preakness winner War of Will likely to run in Belmont BALTIMORE (AP) — Owner Gary Barber called trainer Mark Casse for the fourth time in 11 hours since War of Will won the Preakness. Only this time, Casse was in the middle of holding court with reporters the morning after his first Triple Crown victory...
12:32, 05/19/2019

And The Winner Of The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Is… HBO LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winter has come and winter has gone, the last of the heads have been lopped off and the last of the dragon fire has been spit as “Game of Thrones” aired its 73rd and final episode Sunday night. While the results of the game w...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Nigeria could claim glory in a Cup of Nations higher on drama than quality | Jonathan Wilson Nigeria deserve semi-final spot but lack the class of old in an era when Africa’s minnows are stronger and the best weakerNigeria are in the semi-finals of the Cup of Nations. A week come Friday, they could win the trophy for the second time in six y...
04:32, 07/11/2019

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
21:32, 06/02/2019

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter hints at tactical tweaks against Nigeria "South Africa coach Stuart Baxter will keep Nigeria guessing over the approach he will adopt in their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final on Wednesday."...
07:16, 07/09/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr cools title talk Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr downplays his team's chances of winning a fourth title at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which kicks off on Friday....
22:48, 06/16/2019

South Korea v Norway, Nigeria v France: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from Group A, kick-off 8pm (BST)‘You can feel this surge’: how France caught World Cup feverFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 9.23pm BST Much of South Korea’s life seems to have drained from them. A Norway goal looks more lik...
13:32, 06/17/2019

Nigeria's Buhari condemns Borno state attack, orders manhunt: statement Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned an attack on a funeral procession in the northeastern state of Borno that caused the death of tens of mourners....
15:16, 07/28/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: 'I expect Nigeria to win it all,' says Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha Nigeria made a big impact in the 1990s, but have failed to build on their golden era. Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Jay-Jay Okocha spoke to DW about his glory days and the current Super Eagles team....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Guro Reiten steals show as Norway beat Nigeria at Women’s World Cup The last time Norway beat Nigeria in a Women’s World Cup match, they went on to win the tournament. The Norwegians’ rout of the African champions on Saturday evening may not have quite matched that 1995 result – 8-0, the fourth-worst defeat in World ...
20:16, 06/08/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-...
16:16, 05/10/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Rohr in no hurry to decide future Gernot Rohr says there is 'no hurry' for him to decide on his future as Nigeria coach after the team's defeat to Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final....
08:48, 07/15/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany routs South Africa, France beats Nigeria Germany won Group B after a victory over South Africa, France topped Group A with a win over Nigeria, and Norway, China and Spain secured spots in the last 16....
19:16, 06/17/2019

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have underscored the need to “collectively redouble efforts”...
13:16, 08/01/2019

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through elect...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah on target as Egypt join Nigeria in next round Egyptian talisman Mo Salah scored his first goal of the tournament as the hosts beat DR Congo to qualify from Group A. Earlier, German coach Gernot Rohr's Nigeria also made it to the last-16 after beating Guinea....
17:16, 06/26/2019

‘The Voice’: Season 16 crowns winner The finale also featured performances by BTS, the Jonas Brothers, Halsey, Khalid, Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie, OneRepublic and Hootie and the Blowfish....
08:48, 05/22/2019

Five for five: Every winner on Contender Series gets a UFC deal For the first time in the history of Dana White's Contender Series, the UFC president awarded contracts to all of the fighters who won on Tuesday's show....
22:32, 07/09/2019

The Voice Season 16 Crowns a Winner Congratulations are in order to Maelyn Jarmon, and her coach, John Legend. Maelyn was just announced as the winner of season 16 of The Voice, which should come as no surprise to anyone......
06:48, 05/22/2019

Dutch court to hear case vs. Shell brought by widows of hanged Nigeria activists A Dutch court said on Wednesday it has jurisdiction to hear a damages suit brought against Royal Dutch Shell by four widows of activists executed by the Nigerian government in 1995....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care...
15:16, 06/17/2019

Alexandra Popp leaves Nigeria flat to send Germany fizzing into quarter-finals Germany advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals for the eighth straight time by beating the African champions, Nigeria, 3-0 in Grenoble.Alexandra Popp, the Germany captain playing in her 100th international, scored the opener in the 20th min...
12:48, 06/22/2019

US sends 1,000 more soldiers to Middle East The US says 1,000 extra troops would be deployed to counter Iran's threatening behavior. It also released images that it says provide further proof that Tehran was responsible for attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
21:16, 06/17/2019

Apple sends out iOS 12.3.2 to just one iPhone model to fix just one bug Apple released iOS 12.3.2 today, and the update appears to have been disseminated with a particular bug extermination in mind. Apparently, this build of iOS was disseminated to fix an issue that iPhone 8 Plus users have been having with the Portrait ...
20:16, 06/10/2019

In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his country struggle with food shortages at home....
23:32, 06/21/2019

Ekrem İmamoğlu: who is Istanbul election winner and how did he do it? Outside pick for opposition party built on voters’ good faith shown in March electionsEkrem İmamoğlu was not a well-known figure in Turkish politics before March’s fateful local elections.But by standing his ground in the fierce battle to become mayo...
04:48, 06/24/2019

Tyson Fury continues to be big winner after nearly losing it all For a moment, it looked like Tyson Fury was a loser. He was flat on his back for the second time in his heavyweight title fight against Deontay Wilder last December in Los Angeles, this time in the 12th round, and it didn’t look like he was getting u...
02:16, 06/15/2019

Mickelson beats Woods in £7m winner-take-all match "Phil Mickelson has played in Tiger Woods\u0027 shadow for much of his career but got some semblance of revenge on Friday by winning their $9 million (£7 million) matchplay exhibition under the floodlights in Las Vegas."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. Women's Open winner will earn $1 million Female golfers will play for a $1 million first prize at this week's U.S. Women's Open, a first even if prize money continues to lag well behind the riches on offer in the men's game....
16:32, 05/28/2019

Kevin Na’s caddie becomes surprise big winner: ‘That’s your car, baby’ Kevin Na claimed nearly $1.3 million for his victory at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, but his caddie made out pretty well, too. Na gave the keys to a shiny blue 1973 Dodge Challenger, one of the prizes awarded to the w...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Bristol-Myers' Celgene Deal Can Still Be a Winner Bristol-Myers Squibb faces a new obstacle in closing the acquisition of rival Celgene: It will divest itself of psoriasis treatment Otezla to satisfy regulators’ concerns. But the pharmaceutical company should receive a premium price for the blockbus...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Meet the new winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he’s won an ugly one. The bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch took top honors Friday night at the 31st annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. Owner Yvonne Morones of Santa Rosa, California, won an appearance ...
03:48, 06/22/2019

How to find British Open value without betting the winner The Open Championship offers an extensive wagering menu beyond the winner and matchups. Here are some players I’m picking to finish in the top 20. Odds via William Hill (WH) and PointsBet (PB). The Plays Xander Schauffele (+120, WH): Has finished in ...
10:32, 07/17/2019

And the winner of the Chivas Venture Global Final is… Last week, the Chivas Venture Global Final took place at our very own TNW Conference. $1 million of no-strings funding was awarded to the top global startups blending profit with purpose to have a positive impact on the world. From 20 global finalist...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Survivor: Edge of Extinction Declares a Winner We might all be able to agree that the Edge of Extinction aspect of Survivor: Edge of Extinction was not nearly as thrilling as anyone hoped it would be, but that finale was entertaining in a way......
03:48, 05/16/2019

Owners of DQ’d Derby winner considering legal options The owners of disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security are evaluating their legal options after an appeal of the decision was denied by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Gary and Mary West said in a statement Thursday that they believe...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Trainer of DQ’d Kentucky Derby winner still has questions The trainer of the disqualified Kentucky Derby winner has gotten the roses after all. Five days after Maximum Security won the Derby, then got disqualified for interference and placed 17th, a fan from North Carolina sent a dozen red roses to trainer ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Shop Idol 2019: The winner revealed Gavin Mooney from O2 has been crowned the winner of Shop Idol 2019.Mooney, from Penrith, beat out competitors from every major UK retailer to be hailed as the country’s top mobile salesperson at last week's Mobile Industry Awards 2019.The...
04:00, 06/10/2019

Matthew Wolff a PGA Tour winner at age 20 in 3rd pro start Big finishes as 20-year-old Matthew Wolff wins with an eagle at 3M Open, Feng wins with a birdie on LPGA, Rahm closes with 62 to win Irish Open       ...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Making Miracles is a runaway winner of the Chester Cup Chester specialist Franny Norton steers smooth successMark Johnston: Norton comes into his own on track like thisFew jockeys in the long history of racing at Chester have ridden the Roodee as confidently as Franny Norton, but until Friday morning, th...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Meet the 11-year-old who wants to be the youngest Indy 500 winner ever Justin Wilson was Elliot Cox’s inspiration. Justin had dyslexia. Elliot had dyslexia. Justin drove in Indy 500. One day, Elliot wants to do the same.        ...
08:16, 05/21/2019

American Idol Names a 2019 Winner Anybody else watching anything other than American Idol tonight? Didn't think so. This was the only thing on TV! For all three hours! The second season of ABC's......
00:00, 05/20/2019

Meadowlands Pace winner comes with piece of history It was Ladies Night on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack, as the Linda Toscano-trained Best In Show won the $682,650 Meadowlands Pace. Toscano, who last week became the first female trainer inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, also beca...
05:00, 07/14/2019

Odion Ighalo strengthens Golden Boot claim as Nigeria clinch third place at Africa Cup of Nations Odion Ighalo netted the only goal of the game and went off injured as Nigeria sealed victory over Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday night....
14:32, 07/17/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Women in peacekeeping, the arrest of Sudan’s leader, updates on Libya, Nigeria and Syria On Thursday, the Security Council looked at the key role played by women in the UN’s peacekeeping operations. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could be exposed to “serious human rights violations”, following his arrest in the United Kingdom, accordin...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Lisa Byington And Cat Whitehill Bust Out Lazy Tropes About African Teams For Their Germany-Nigeria Commentary Commentating on live sports for a national television audience can be a herculean task, but it’s a lot easier if you decide to rely on tired racial stereotypes to fill the dead air—as Fox’s Lisa Byington and Cat Whitehill discovered on Saturday....
20:48, 06/22/2019

Frazier’s go-ahead hit in 8th sends Pirates over Padres 6-3 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 6-3 on Saturday. It was 2-all when Starling Marte led off the eighth with a triple against reliever Craig Stamm...
16:48, 06/22/2019

Daniel Dubois sends out a statement to Joe Joyce Daniel Dubois adds Richard Lartey to his list of early victims, but it isn’t all plain sailing The post Daniel Dubois sends out a statement to Joe Joyce appeared first on Boxing News....
06:32, 05/01/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. sends up startups, but fails to launch In the opening minutes of “Code Yellow,” Deke Shaw (Jeff Ward finally returning to the series) arises from his latest incarnation of The Framework, the virtual-reality environment created by Fitz and Holden Radcliffe that the time-traveler had origin...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Cuomo sends warning to Con Ed after blackout: ‘They can be replaced’ In a series of TV and radio interviews, Cuomo blasted Con Ed’s performance following Saturday’s outage and threatened to revoke its state-issued operating license....
23:32, 07/14/2019

Xi Jinping Sends "Congratulations" To PM Modi As BJP Set For Massive Win Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) decimating the opposition and the BJP emerging as the single-largest party in the......
04:32, 05/23/2019

Common Man Sends UP Top Cop Letter Of Appreciation, Rs.500 Cash Cash rewards for gallantry is not uncommon for those in uniform but a senior Uttar Pradesh cop was bowled over when he received a cheque of a princely sum of Rs 500 and a letter of appreciation, not......
14:48, 08/09/2019

Texas Tech’s 4-1 CWS win sends FSU’s Martin into retirement OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brian Klein hit the tiebreaking home run for Texas Tech, and the Red Raiders beat Florida State 4-1 at the College World Series on Wednesday night to close the 40-year coaching career of NCAA all-time wins leader Mike Martin. Klein...
21:16, 06/19/2019

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboard Space X's Falcon Heavy. The mission team of the Planetary Society confirmed on Wednesday that ...
02:48, 07/05/2019

An Unlucky Handball Sends Japan Out Of The World Cup An exhilarating World Cup round of 16 rematch between the Netherlands and Japan got decided in favor of the Dutch in the 90th minute, thanks to a penalty kick converted by forward Lieke Martens. The PK gave the Dutch a 2-1 win over the same team that...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Nchout sends Cameroon through with last kick of game "Cameroon qualified for the women\u0027s World Cup last 16 when Ajara Nchout earned them a 2-1 win over New Zealand with the last kick of their Group E match on Thursday."...
12:48, 06/20/2019

Trade's Derailment Sends Ominous Sign The railroad business has plenty of nontrade related issues, but tariffs aren’t helping matters. Given their broad range of clients, CSX’s and Union Pacific’s challenges could portend broader U.S. corporate weakness....
09:16, 07/22/2019

N. Korea sends condolences for former S. Korean first lady North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent flowers and condolences for the funeral of a former South Korean first lady whose husband held a summit with Kim’s father in 2000...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, top expert picks for Nigeria vs. South Korea The Soccerbot model is up 2,000 percent on its picks and just locked in plays for Wednesday's Women's World Cup match between Nigeria and South Korea....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Women's World Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, expert picks for Nigeria vs. South Korea The Soccerbot model is up 2,000 percent on its picks and just locked in plays for Wednesday's Women's World Cup match between Nigeria and South Korea....
17:32, 06/11/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terro...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Aubameyang scores another winner, Arsenal beats Burnley 2-1 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a winning goal for the second straight weekend as Arsenal beat Burnley 2-1 in the Premier League       ...
09:00, 08/17/2019

Ozuna big winner at Billboard Latin Music Awards Ozuna was named Artist of the Year as the cream of Latin music turned out for the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Las Vegas. (April 26)        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 Crowns a Winner It was always going to come down to this. The season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race went just about exactly as we expected it to, which is also just about exactly how it should have......
08:16, 05/31/2019

Former Tour de France winner Felice Gimondi dies at age 76 Felice Gimondi, one of seven cyclists to have won all Grand Tours, has died at 76. He won the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia and Spanish Vuelta.       ...
02:32, 08/18/2019

India is already the big winner from the Cricket World Cup even before a ball has been bowled The Cricket World Cup is one of the biggest sporting events this year. Host nation England start the tournament as favorites, but India is hoping to not only take home the trophy, but a big share of the returns....
10:48, 05/29/2019

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M’s in 10 HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. The Astros hadn’t scored since putting up five runs in ...
22:16, 06/29/2019

German becomes majors first 16-game winner as Yanks beat O's From the outset, there was something different about Domingo Germán. His fastball zipped a little more, setting up an effective curveball and the Yankees got what they needed from their unexpected ace....
08:32, 08/14/2019

Former Indy 500 winner Franchitti to race for first time since 2013 Three times Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will be getting back behind the wheel at next month's Goodwood Revival meeting for his first race since injury-enforced retirement in 2013....
08:32, 08/15/2019

AP regrets Yemeni Pulitzer winner did not receive visa NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has expressed disappointment that its Yemeni reporter was unable to attend the ceremony to collect his Pulitzer Prize because he was not granted a U.S. visa. Maad al-Zikry, Maggie Michael and Nariman El-Mofty were...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Kentucky Derby: Will we see a Triple Crown winner in 2019? SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Dan Wolken says that this year's Kentucky Derby field looks to only have one potential Triple Crown winner.        ...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Who Would Win in a Fight Between Marvel’s Strongest Characters? Help Us Pick a Winner It’s a debate that has consumed Marvel fanatics for more than 50 years, and it always begins the same way: “Who would win in a fight between…” Back in the “Silver Age” of Marvel Comics, there was still a manageable...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Revolution make Arena a winner in return to sideline Cristian Penilla and Teal Bunbury each scored a goal to give head coach Bruce Arena his first victory with his new club as the visiting New England Revolution held on for a 2-1 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Galaxy....
07:16, 06/03/2019

BJP's Winner In Karnataka Pralhad Joshi Among New Faces In PM's Team Pralhad Joshi is among the new faces chosen for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government. A lawmaker from Karnataka, Pralhad Joshi, 56, won a fourth consecutive term from Dharwad....
02:32, 05/30/2019

Even a Le Mans Winner Isn't Immune to the Charms of a Blower Bentley One might imagine that the winningest driver in Le Mans history, the unique Tom Kristensen, would be bored by many automotive experiences. After having taken nine class wins at the French 24 hour classic, including an overall win in 2003 with Bentley...
13:00, 06/29/2019

Nobel-winner Paul Nurse on Brexit: ‘The UK is turning in on itself’ Scientists fear the UK has lost its way due to Brexit and research could suffer as a result, one of the country’s most respected scientists tells New Scientist...
09:48, 04/28/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ winner James Holzhauer is ‘astounding’: Ken Jennings While some naysayers bemoan James Holzhauer’s 28-game (and counting) “Jeopardy!” winning streak as “boring,” Ken Jennings has another word for it: “Astounding.” And he should know — only Jennings’ recor...
11:16, 05/28/2019

Rory McIlroy is still leaving the British Open a winner PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — There was still a buzz around Royal Portrush on Saturday about Rory McIlroy’s spirited run at making the cut Friday night. McIlroy — after his 79 on Thursday, shot 65 Friday — ended up missing the cut by one shot and was ...
17:32, 07/20/2019

Michigan pageant winner ousted after tweets about Muslims The Miss World America organization has stripped its Michigan pageant winner of her title, which she says was because of tweets she made about Muslims and blacks...
17:16, 07/21/2019

| Well-travelled former World Cup winner Schuerrle heads to Moscow Former World Cup winner Andre Schuerrle moved from Borussia Dortmund to Spartak Moscow on a season-long loan deal on Wednesday, the Russian club announced....
20:48, 07/31/2019

Rays’ Cy Young winner Snell chased by Yankees after 1 out NEW YORK (AP) — Rays left-hander Blake Snell was pulled Wednesday after one out against the New York Yankees in one of the worst outings ever by a Cy Young Award winner. Snell walked four, gave up two hits and was charged with six runs in the shortes...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Women’s prize winner Tayari Jones: ‘Before this, I had never won a raffle’ An American Marriage is a story about the traumatic effect of injustice on a black family in the US. But it might never have been published if it wasn’t for the intervention of a mystery author‘I’m a person,” says Tayari Jones, the morning after carr...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Italy Stun Australia With Stoppage-Time Winner The first Women’s World Cup match of the day, between Italy and Australia, was a spicy one. Australia took a 1-0 lead early in the first half thanks to a Sam Kerr penalty kick, but their aggressive, attacking style left them open to counter attacks f...
07:00, 06/09/2019

| Teunissen 'dream' winner of dramatic TDF opening stage Dutch rider Mike Teunissen won a chaotic opening stage of the Tour de France after a collision in the final kilometre blew the bunch sprint wide open in Brussels....
16:32, 07/06/2019

Tour de France winner Bernal gets hero's welcome in hometown Cyclist Egan Bernal, the first Latin American to win the Tour de France, got a hero's welcome from thousands of fans in his hometown of Zipaquira, Colombia, on Wednesday....
19:16, 08/07/2019

Donnie Yen Nails #BottleCapChallenge Blindfolded. "Winner," Says Internet The Bottle Cap Challenge requires skill. Kicking a cap off a bottle in the middle of a kick is not easy, after all. So when actor Donnie Yen managed to pull off the feat blindfolded, he impressed......
01:16, 07/05/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not run in Preakness Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not run in the Preakness Stakes, trainer Bill Mott told the Daily Racing Forum on Tuesday, meaning that there will be no Triple Crown winner this year....
15:32, 05/07/2019

Midnight Cowboy at 50: why the X-rated best picture winner endures The unlikely buddy drama, starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman, remains a compelling study of poverty and lonelinessMidnight Cowboy was the first and only X-rated film to win the Academy Award for best picture, a fact that’s useful to know on trivi...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Race 1 winner Michelisz knocked out of WTCR Q1 session "Norbert Michelisz failed to progress from the Q1 session in qualifying at WTCR Race of Portugal in Vila Real, despite winning Race 1 on Saturday afternoon."...
05:48, 07/07/2019

Hungary F2 winner Schumacher improving "massively" with Ferrari help Mick Schumacher has credited the Ferrari Formula 1 Driver Academy with helping him to understand Pirelli's Formula 2 tyres, after taking his first series victory in Hungary...
05:48, 08/05/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ sensation James Holzhauer wasn’t always a winner James Holzhauer is setting records on “Jeopardy!” — but he struck out on the ABC game show “500 Questions” four years ago. The 34-year-old pro gambler, who extended his “Jeopardy!” winning streak to 23 games Monday (he’s won $1,780,237), was a contes...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Pat Riley may be the real winner if Brooks Koepka three-peats PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Don’t expect to see golf apparel shops flooded with “Three-peat” T-shirts, mugs and golf caps should Brooks Koepka win his third straight U.S. Open this weekend at Pebble Beach. He would have to get Pat Riley’s permission first...
00:48, 06/13/2019

$4.75M winner's check is 'icing on the cake' for women's tennis As the debate around pay parity in sport rumbles on, one women's tournament in China is offering the biggest prize money in the history of tennis (yes, that even includes the men's tour)....
05:48, 08/01/2019

Henderson becomes most prolific Canadian winner on LPGA Tour Ontario's Brooke Henderson became the most prolific Canadian winner on the LPGA Tour when she pipped four players by one stroke at the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Sunday....
15:16, 06/16/2019

IoM Senior TT winner Harrison dominates Southern 100 with six wins ean Harrison dominated the 2019 Southern 100 with six victories, including the Solo Championship race, while Michael Dunlop suffered a broken pelvis in a crash on Thursday...
15:32, 07/11/2019

Women's British Open winner to be paid less than one-third of men's prize The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
11:16, 07/08/2019

Two-time Indy 500 winner Al Unser Jr. arrested on OWI charge Al Unser Jr., a two-time Indy 500 winner, was arrested early Monday on a drunken driving charge, records show.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Gleyber Torres is biggest winner from Yankees’ injuries BALTIMORE — One of the best things that has happened to the Yankees while being crushed by injuries this season is the acceleration factor. No one is accelerating faster than Gleyber Torres. Young players like Torres have had to rise to the occasion....
00:00, 05/21/2019

How Jeopardy! Winner James Holzhauer Is Breaking Records Jeopardy! has been a reliable nightly fixture on TVs across America for decades. But current contestant James Holzhauer is showing it’s never too late to teach an old show new tricks. Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, had...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House out of Preakness Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not run in this month's Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Pimlico Race Course said on Tuesday, ruling out the prospect of a Triple Crown this year....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House won’t run in Preakness After being declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby by disqualification, Country House will not run in the Preakness, ending any chance this year at another Triple Crown. Assistant trainer Riley Mott confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday tha...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Landeskog scores OT winner, Avs force Game 7 with Sharks DENVER (AP) — Captain Gabriel Landeskog scored 2:32 into overtime after Colorado squandered a late lead in regulation and the Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Monday night to force a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semifinal seri...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Kentucky Derby payouts: The 2019 winner will be getting a fortune When it comes to the 2019 Kentucky Derby, it pays to be a winner. The top five finishers will bring home some serious bank, splitting the majority of a $3 million purse – up $1 million from the prize total that stood from 2005-2018. That’s a lo...
09:16, 05/04/2019

Motor racing: Visser is W Series winner at Zolder Dutch driver Beitske Visser won the second race of the all-female W Series at Zolder in Belgium on Saturday with Britain's Jamie Chadwick retaining the overall lead after beating compatriot Alice Powell for second place....
15:00, 05/18/2019

Just the feces: Kentucky Derby winner poop on sale for $200 GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Are you interested in a $200 jar of poop from 1997 Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm? If so, the jars by Kentucky for Kentucky went on sale May 1. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports artist Coleman Larkin is the mastermind beh...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Harry Kane says winner from halfway line against Juventus 'one of my best' Spurs forward’s long-range goal in stoppage time earns winTanguy Ndombele makes his Tottenham debut in friendlyHarry Kane has labelled his outrageous goal from the halfway line against Juventus in Singapore as “one of the best of my career”.The Totte...
21:16, 07/21/2019

Lottery winner must split his winnings with ex-wife, court says He bought the ticket two years after he and his wife separated, but she still gets to take home half, court officials say.        ...
12:32, 06/23/2019

Bong Joon-ho's Parasite is this year's Palme D'Or winner For those of you who haven’t been following along with A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd’s dispatches from Cannes this year—which, lucky you, because you’ve got a whole trove of fascinating new films, and also one dire, four-hour twerkfest, to dig thro...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Cannes 2019: the winner of the Palme d'Or to be announced – live Quentin Tarantino and Pedro Almodóvar are among those competing for the top prize as the film festival draws to a close. Follow all the action as it happensCannes 2019: read Peter Bradshaw’s Palme predictions 6.17pm BST It’s not all about prizes, you...
10:32, 05/25/2019

"Confident In Fairness Of Indian Elections, Will Work With Winner": US The United States on Wednesday said that it was confident in the fairness and integrity of the Indian elections and would work with whoever is the victor....
19:32, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Italy’s Salvini is a big winner in European vote BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European elections (all times local): 8:10 a.m. The League party of Italy’s hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, was one of the biggest winners in the European elections, with soaring support that bolsters ...
23:32, 05/26/2019

TT winner Hickman replaces ill Reiterberger at BMW for Donington WSBK Five-time Isle of Man TT winner Peter Hickman will contest the World Superbike round at Donington Park this weekend, replacing Markus Reiterberger at the works BMW team...
05:48, 07/04/2019

Landeskog nets OT winner as Avalanche force Game 7 Gabriel Landeskog scored 2:32 into overtime, and the Colorado Avalanche saved their season by beating the San Jose Sharks 4-3 in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals in Denver on Monday night....
00:16, 05/07/2019

Ulster GP SBK winner Hickman: Record lap testament to new BMW bike Eight-time Ulster Grand Prix winner Peter Hickman says his record-breaking lap of 136.415mph in Thursday's Superbike race was a "testament" to BMW's all-new S1000RR...
06:48, 08/09/2019

Tacitus favored in Belmont; Preakness winner 2nd choice Tacitus was made the slight favorite over Preakness winner War of Will in a Belmont Stakes that wraps up a whacky Triple Crown        ...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Mexico sends 15K troops to US border to stop migrants Mexico deployed nearly 15,000 soldiers and National Guardsmen to its border with the US, the army chief said Monday — admitting they are detaining migrants who try to cross after the policy triggered a backlash, a new report said Monday. Under pressu...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Rise of Estonia's populist right sends journalists packing Estonia's conservative populists have taken aim at their media critics since joining the country's government. High-profile journalists have quit their jobs as a result, and now warn that press freedom may be in danger....
14:48, 06/27/2019

Martens sends Netherlands through to maiden quarter-finals The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time when Lieke Martens' last-gasp penalty earned them a 2-1 victory against Japan on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Rep. Crenshaw sends X-ray of missing eye to journalist who questioned his patriotism Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw fired back at a New York Times contributing opinion writer for questioning his patriotism and claiming he was not signed on to support the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund....
01:16, 06/12/2019

PSG 'consider Neymar sale' as Al-Khelaifi sends warning to players "Paris St Germain are prepared to sell striker Neymar, French media reports said, as chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi warned that irresponsible behaviour from players won\u0027t be tolerated anymore."...
18:16, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Note says shooter’s family sends condolences VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Virginia Beach (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A handwritten note at the home of the Virginia Beach shootings suspect, who died in a shootout with police, expresses condolences to the shooting vic...
01:16, 06/02/2019

Fernandez scores, sends Timbers past FC Dallas 1-0 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Newcomer Brian Fernandez scored in a league-record fifth consecutive game, helping the Portland Timbers to a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday night. Fernandez becomes the first player in MLS history to score in each of his f...
22:32, 06/30/2019

Met exhibit sends you to the moon 50 years after lunar landing For as long as we’ve looked up, we’ve wondered about the moon. It wasn’t until 1610 that Galileo, armed with a homemade telescope, sketched a landscape like our own, riddled with valleys, craters and mountains. But only with the advent of photography...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Megan Rapinoe sends USWNT into World Cup semis PARIS — Megan Rapinoe went from controversy to triumph, scoring twice for the United States in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champions into the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory Friday ni...
18:32, 06/28/2019

'We want people happy to be here' - Guardiola sends message to Sane "Pep Guardiola has hinted that Manchester City will not stand in the way of Leroy Sane\u0027s wishes if they are to join German champions Bayern Munich."...
13:32, 07/17/2019

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
16:32, 06/03/2019

Dozier’s 3-run homer sends Bailey, Royals over Twins 6-1 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier hit a three-run shot during a five-run third inning, Homer Bailey was stingy again pitching into the sixth and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Sunday. Alex Gordon had two RBIs and Nicky Lop...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after extra time on Sunday, setting up a likely clash with holders the United States....
23:16, 06/23/2019

International music festival sends message of peace at DMZ The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival brought international and local musicians to Cheorwon, South Korea for three days of music and entertainment in the shadow of the demilitarized zone border area with North Korea....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Mom sends son with autism on plane with $10 and a note. Son and seatmate become buddies A mom worried her son on his first solo flight might bother a fellow passenger. His seatmate said the boy "was a great travel buddy."        ...
02:00, 07/01/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Justice Department sends off Rod Rosenstein on a funny note WASHINGTON – The current and former attorneys general had a laugh over contempt charges, nicknames from President Trump and being hunted by paparazzi at a send-off for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Attorney General William Barr starte...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London's St. James's Park Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London's St. James's Park home since the 17th century....
05:16, 05/30/2019

Biggio’s homer sends Blue Jays to 7-3 win over Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Bo Bichette rapped a clean single in the first at-bat of his big league career, and then was greeted by his parents after the Toronto Blue Jays rolled to a 7-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night....
02:16, 07/31/2019

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London’s St. James’s Park PRAGUE (AP) — Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London’s St. James’s Park home since the 17th century. Keepers were carefully carrying the birds one by one Thursday ...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Rolls Royce Sends Off The Ghost With The Zenith Collection Ten years after the 200EX concept introduced a sub-Phantom sedan to the Rolls Royce lineup, the firm has decided to end the Ghost’s production run. Much like with the Phantom Coupe and Drophead Coupe before, Rolls is going to send off its smaller car...
00:32, 08/18/2019

India sends unmanned mission to moon’s far side SRIHARIKOTA, India — India’s space agency says it has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the ...
03:00, 07/22/2019

Calhoun sends Angels to 3-2 win, 1st series sweep of Dodgers The Los Angeles Angels swept the Freeway Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the first time in franchise history with a 3-2 victory       ...
23:16, 07/24/2019

Ridiculous rally sends red-hot Mets to wild win over Nationals The Mets wanted to see how they would fare against better competition after resurrecting their season versus lowly opponents. They got a pretty good answer Friday night, with one of their most dramatic victories of the season. With the Mets trailing ...
04:16, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company's Silicon Valley campus....
14:00, 07/22/2019

West Bengal Sends 31 Crorepatis To Lok Sabha, 5 More That 2014 Of the 42 elected Lok Sabha MPs from West Bengal, 31 are crorepatis, five more from than the 2014 tally, while 23 parliamentarians have declared criminal cases against them, a study said....
00:32, 05/28/2019

| Svitolina sends Venus packing at Roland Garros Ninth seed Elina Svitolina knocked seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams out of the French Open on Sunday with a comfortable first-round victory....
11:32, 05/26/2019

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
19:32, 05/25/2019

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and whe...
22:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies....
20:32, 05/22/2019

'Going to Ibiza' - Austria scandal sends '90s dance hit to number 1 While Austrian politicians have been in crisis mode since a video sting led to the collapse of the right-wing government, one song has become an unlikely anthem: the 1999 sing-a-long party hit "We're Going to Ibiza" by Dutch pop group Vengaboys....
06:32, 05/22/2019

British girl sends €3 to Notre Dame appeal It's not just the rich and powerful who are donating money to the reconstruction of Notre Dame after fire ravaged the Paris cathedral earlier this month....
09:16, 04/28/2019

‘Chernobyl’ miniseries sends curious tourists to Lithuania An HBO miniseries featuring Soviet-era nuclear nightmares has sparked global interest in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and increased atomic tourism in Lithuania...
03:48, 07/30/2019

Russia Sends "Fedor" Its First Humanoid Robot Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
03:32, 08/22/2019

Russia Sends Its First Humanoid Robot Fedor Into Space Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station....
03:32, 08/22/2019

FT: Huawei cuts meetings with US, sends US workers home BEIJING (AP) — The Financial Times is reporting that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts and has sent home numerous U.S. employees working at its Chinese headquarters. The moves come amid gr...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Nigeria massacre, Libya shelling condemned; recycled plastic used to build classrooms in Côte d’Ivoire Our main stories today: UN chief and senior UN official condemn the ‘terrible massacre’ in Nigeria that left some 65 dead, and the shelling of a hospital in Libya that killed medical workers; UN Secretary-General António Guterres reacts to a deadly l...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle o...
13:00, 05/28/2019

'Everybody is ready for it': World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe on equal pay – video USA star Megan Rapinoe believes fans chanting 'equal pay' during their successful World Cup title defence is a sign that 'everybody is ready' for a change in the way men and women's football is governed.In March, Rapinoe and her teammates sued their ...
07:32, 07/08/2019

'You're a loser, I'm a winner': Sun explodes at Scott over podium snub – video Duncan Scott refused to acknowledge gold medallist Sun Yang after claiming a share of bronze in the men's 200m freestyle at the World Aquatics Championship in South Korea. The Chinese swimmer - who has previously served a doping ban - won the title o...
08:48, 07/23/2019

Indianapolis 500 winner Pagenaud tops practice for IndyCar Toronto Team Penske-Chevrolet's Simon Pagenaud went fastest in second practice for Honda Indy Toronto, just beating Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda's Felix Rosenqvist...
16:32, 07/12/2019

Uehara retires; Star on 2013 Red Sox World Series winner TOKYO (AP) — Pitcher Koji Uehara, whose dominant season in relief helped the Boston Red Sox win the 2013 World Series, has retired with Japan’s Yomiuri Giants — the team that he first played for in Japan. The 44-year-old Uehara announced his re...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Maher returns to winner's circle with double victory in London Ben Maher was about to start his first round in the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) for the world's top show jumpers when the defending overall champion spotted something unusual....
05:16, 08/05/2019

Silverstone World Rallycross: Timmy Hansen becomes double winner Timmy Hansen became the first double winner of the 2019 World Rallycross Championship season at Silverstone despite losing the lead at the first corner of the final to Andreas Bakkerud...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Warriors installed as Finals favorite over TBD Bucks-Raptors winner Golden State clinched a spot in a fifth consecutive NBA Finals and sportsbooks installed the Warriors as the favorites against an opponent to be determined from the Eastern Conference....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Maximum Security owners sue for $1.86m winner's share from Kentucky Derby Horse was disqualified from race earlier this monthOwners hope to have result of Derby reversedThe owners of Maximum Security have sued to reverse the horse’s disqualification from the Kentucky Derby earlier this month. They are also seeking the $1.8...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Preakness Winner War of Will among Five Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Belmont (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) LEXINGTON, KY (June 5, 2019) – Gary Barber’s Preakness (G1) winner War of Will is one of five graduates of Keeneland sales among the 10 horses entered in the 151st running of the $1.5 million Belmont Presented by NYRA Bets (...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Jarry joins grandfather as ATP title-winner with Swedish Open win Chile's Nicolas Jarry joined his grandfather in the ATP title-winners club on Sunday, beating Juan Ignacio Londero 7-6(7) 6-4 to clinch his maiden crown at the Swedish Open....
22:32, 07/21/2019

Ryder Cup winner Olesen charged with sexual assault on flight Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has been charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault and will appear in court on Aug. 21, Metropolitan Police have said....
06:16, 08/07/2019

Van Aert sprints to stage but Thomas the big winner on Tour day of chaos • Pinot, Fuglsang, Urán and Porte lose time in crosswinds• Van Aert takes stage win, Alaphilippe keeps yellowThe defending champion Geraint Thomas gained time on a handful of rivals as crosswinds caused chaos in the peloton in the climax of Monday’s ...
08:48, 07/15/2019

The Bachelorette's First Impression Rose: Will Hannah B's Pick Predict the Winner? Buckle up Bachelor Nation, we're heading out on a dramatic journey toward happily ever after. Yes really, we're doing the damn thing again. As our fearless Bachelorette star......
15:48, 05/13/2019

Five-time TT winner Hickman "content" with World Superbike return Five-time Isle of Man TT winner Peter Hickman says he is "content" with his performance standing in for Markus Reiterberger at Donington Park in World Superbikes...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Ali Stroker makes Tony Awards history as first winner to use wheelchair Ali Stroker made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena — you are,”...
07:48, 06/10/2019

Ferrari hail Vettel as moral winner after 'stolen' race Ferrari hailed Sebastian Vettel as the moral winner of the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday while the German raged at being robbed of victory by race stewards....
18:00, 06/09/2019

Trump campaign calls president debate night’s big winner President Trump’s campaign claimed victory on Tuesday after some of the top 2020 Democrats faced off on CNN in a debate that showed a major divide among some candidates on how far left to take the country....
07:48, 07/31/2019

I tried 3 brands of frozen fish sticks and the winner was crunchy and delicious Kristin Salaky We tried three brands of frozen fish sticks. We tried Gorton's, Mrs. Paul's, and Natural Sea. In the end, we liked Gorton's best. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Fish sticks are a classic freezer food. Keeping them handy ...
21:48, 07/02/2019