Coronavirus: Impact On Global Sport

With the major outbreak of coronavirus earlier in the year, disrupting activities in key countries around the world, sports has not been left  out. Many   games and tournaments have been put on hold and some concealed completely In this report Ebi Iyomon takes us through the list of international sports events affected by the outbreak of the  coronavirus. Spread the love

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Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp Signs New Deal Until 2024

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has signed a new deal with the club that will run until 2024. Klopp, who joined the Reds in October 2015, signed a new six-year contract in July 2016 and that has now been extended further. Liverpool won the Champions League under the German last season and finished second in the Premier League. They lead the top flight this season and have an eight-point lead in pursuit of a first league title since 1990. www.itvabuja.tv www.itvabuja.tv/live www.facebook.com/itvabujang www.youtube.com/itvabujang twitter:@itv_abuja instragram:@itv_abuja Spread the love

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Rangers Manager Steven Gerrard Signs New Deal Until 2024

Manager Steven Gerrard believes Rangers are “building something special” after extending his contract until 2024. The former Liverpool captain, 39, was appointed on a four-year deal in May 2018, leaving his role as Anfield youth coach for his first managerial post. The Ibrox club sit second in the Scottish Premiership, two points behind Celtic, who beat them in Sunday’s League Cup final. On Thursday, Rangers reached the last 32 in the Europa League. In his debut season, Gerrard led Rangers to a runners-up finish in the league and took them…

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Pres. Buhari hails Anthony Joshua for reclaiming world heavyweight titles

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, for regaining his belts Saturday night in a rematch with Mexican, Andy Ruiz Jnr. This is contained in a statement issued by the president Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina, who rejoiced with Joshua. The president saluted him for bringing joy to millions of Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora, who had rooted for him to regain the titles he lost about six months ago. “The downfall of a man is truly not the end of…

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Anthony Joshua reclaims heavyweight world titles

Anthony Joshua became a two-time world heavyweight champion with a victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in a rematch in Saudi Arabia. Six months ago Ruiz stunned boxing, Joshua risked seeing his career left in tatters with a second defeat, but served up 36 minutes of movement and well-timed punching to take the IBF, WBA and WBO titles back to Britain. After cutting his Mexican rival inside the first round he never looked back and picked out smart jabs and right hands throughout before being serenaded with chants of “AJ, AJ,…

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10 Man Real Madrid Beat Espanyol

Karim Benzema Scored And Picked Up An Assist As Real Madrid Recorded A Comfortable Win Over Espanyol But Were Down To 10 Men For The Final Stages After Ferland Mendy Was Sent Off. Benzema Set Up French Team-Mate Raphael Varane For The Opener And Made It 2-0 With Just Over 10 Minutes To Go. The Striker Also Wasted A Huge Chance In The Second Half, Hitting It Straight At Keeper Diego Lopez From Close Range. Mendy Was Shown A Second Yellow Card In The 82nd Minute For A Rash Challenge.…

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Everton Beats Chelsea 3-1

Everton hustled their way to victory over Chelsea with caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson. Richarlison scored the hosts’ opening goal with a towering header from Djibril Sidibe’s cross. Dominic Calvert-Lewin doubled the lead with a smart finish shortly after half-time. Everton came under pressure as Mateo Kovacic’s low shot from outside the box wormed its way into the bottom corner. Chelsea have lost three of their past four Premier League games and fifth-placed Wolves would move three points behind them with victory at Brighton on Sunday. www.itvabuja.tv www.youtube.com/itvabujang www.facebook.com/itvabujang Twitter:@itv_abuja Instagram:@itv_abuja…

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Club World Cup: Fifa Switches Final Host Stadium

Fifa has been forced to switch the venue for the final of the Club World Cup in Qatar because the stadium where it was scheduled to be held has not been signed off. Fifa Said that Qatar’s Education City Stadium, the planned venue for Liverpool’s Club World Cup semi-final, will not host any matches in the tournament. The Education City Stadium in Doha was due to host Liverpool’s semi-final on 18 December, plus the third-place play-off and the final on 21 December. The 40,000-capacity ground is built but yet to…

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Chelsea Go Second With Six Consecutive Win

Second-half strikes by Tammy Abraham and Christian Pulisic handed Chelsea a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace and a sixth consecutive Premier League victor on Saturday. The Blues’ victory over Crystal Palace means they are now five points behind leaders Liverpool. They are five points behind leaders Liverpool, who have also a played a game less. Frank Lampard’s side moved above Manchester City, who play leaders Liverpool on Sunday, and could be leapfrogged by Leicester City, who host Arsenal at 17:30 GMT on Saturday. Tammy Abraham’s 10th league goal of the…

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