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Hat-trick for Adebayor in Turkey

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Emmanuel Adebayor scored a hat-trick as Istanbul Basaksehir thrashed city rivals Galatasaray in the Super Lig. The ex-Arsenal and Tottenham striker scored twice before the break and headed in a third on 57 minutes, with Mustafa Pektemek adding a fourth. Adebayor’s last hat-trick came for Real Madrid in 2011, while …

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Drogba joins Phoenix as player and owner

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Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has joined United Soccer League side Phoenix Rising as a player and co-owner. Drogba, 39, has not played since leaving Major League Soccer club Montreal Impact in November. He will start out as a player but has also joined Phoenix’s “MLS expansion …

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Former Super Eagles captain, Sunday Oliseh Survives Bomb Explosion In Germany

Former Super Eagles captain and coach, Sunday Oliseh, has said that he remains grateful to God for saving him from the explosion that forced the postponement of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal match between his former club, Borrusia Dortmund, and Monaco at the Signal Iduna Park on Tuesday. Oliseh said …

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Flexible football helmet absorbs hits like a car bumper, could put an end to concussions

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Despite the fact football continues to enjoy immense worldwide popularity (estimates put fan numbers at or above 400 million), the sport remains under constant scrutiny for its approach —or lack thereof— to concussions. In light of this ongoing criticism, the NFL finally acknowledged the negative impact concussions have on its billion …

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End of an era as THE UNDERTAKER quits WWE ring

When he made his iconic entry into the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) ring on Sunday night, millions of fans around the word expected an impressive wrestling match and, to cap it all, a grand win by The Undertaker. However, at the end of the WrestleMania 33 match against his rival …

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Cameroon football legend Rigobert song cheats death, returns to homeland, 6 months after suffering stroke

40-year-old ex-Indomitable Lions international and former Liverpool defender Rigobert Song has thanked his fans, well wishers, football community and the Cameroonian government for the support and prayers they gave him as he arrived in his home country from France over the weekend. Song, in October 2016, was flown to France …

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