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Serena opens bid for Slam history with crushing win

Serena Williams launched her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with a straight sets mauling of Germany’s Tatjana Maria in the Australian Open first round on Tuesday. In an ominous warning to her rivals at Melbourne Park, the American took just 49 minutes to dismantle Maria 6-0, 6-2, …

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Vinicius inspires Madrid to much-needed win over Leganes

Vinicius, the 18-year-old Brazilian signed by Madrid last summer, capped an electric display at the Santiago Bernabeu with a stunning volley, his third goal for the club and the team’s third of the night. By then, Sergio Ramos had converted a first-half penalty and Lucas Vazquez doubled the advantage to …

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FIFA U-17 WWC: Ghana hammer host Uruguay 5-0

Ghana scored two goals in the first half en route to a 5-0 victory over hosts Uruguay on the opening day at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2018, with captain Mukarama Abdulai claiming a hat-trick in the Group A contest. Despite a partisan Uruguay crowd spurring on the hosts …

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Sadio Mane one of world’s best, says Senegal coach

Liverpool winger Sadio Mane is one of the best players in the world, says his Senegal coach Aliou Cisse. Senegal will play their first World Cup match since 2002 when 26-year-old Mane and his countrymen take on Poland in Moscow on Tuesday. Cisse captained the 2002 team to the quarter-finals, …

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Three member delegation to meet FIFA

A three member delegation is to travel to Switzerland to meet the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) officials over the recent attempt by the government to dissolve the Ghana Football Association (GFA), after the controversial Anas Expose, which highlighted on corrupt practices within the local football controlling body. The …

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Spain announce 23-man FIFA World Cup squad

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has revealed the provisional list of 23 players in his squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. An as yet unnamed additional seven players will join the 23 for their pre-tournament preparations in the coming days. In a list which contains few shocks, Chelsea’s Alvaro …

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Martha Bissah retains NSU award for Best Female Athlete

Former Ghana Youth Olympic gold medallist Martha Bissah has been adjudged Norfolk State University’s Female Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row. Martha was honoured alongside some student athletes of the Norfolk State University at the Spartan Choice Awards held on Monday night. She made history by becoming …

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