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LeBron James, right, led the Cleveland Cavaliers to the N.B.A. championship over Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors in the series decider in Oakland, Calif. Credit Bob Donnan/USA Today Sports, via Reuters
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LeBron James Delivered on His Promise in 2016

LeBron James was present at two Game 7 thrillers in 2016 but played in only one of them. It was on the night of June 19 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., where James and the Cleveland Cavaliers faced the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the N.B.A. Finals. […]

Rev. Osei Kofi
Soccer

GFA bribes Sports Ministers – Rev. Osei Kofi

Former Black Stars player Reverend Osei Kofi has incontrovertibly slapped a damning and image-tarnishing allegation on the Ghana Football Association and previous Sports Ministers insisting the FA have been bribing them (Sports Ministers) to tow their line. According to him, he has evidence to show that the FA always bribes […]

Daniel Amartey snatches a point for Leicester City
Soccer

Daniel Amartey snatches a point for Leicester City

Champions Leicester City recovered from Jamie Vardy’s red card and a two-goal deficit to claim an incredible draw at Stoke City. Vardy was contentiously dismissed by referee Craig Pawson for a two-footed tackle on Mame Diouf. Stoke took advantage to score twice before half-time, with Bojan Krkic converting a penalty […]

Cristiano Ronaldo
Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat rival Lionel Messi to win the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for a fourth time. The 31-year-old is now one behind Barcelona’s Messi, who took the honour for a fifth time last year. Atletico Madrid’s French forward Antoine Griezmann finished third in the vote. Ronaldo […]

Tom Brady of New England Patriots
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Tom Brady: New England Patriots man sets NFL quarterback wins record

Tom Brady set a new NFL record for wins by a quarterback with his 201st victory as the New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 26-10. The 39-year-old moved ahead of the retired Peyton Manning on the list, which includes regular and post-season games, with Brett Favre third on […]

Aduana Stars
Soccer Sports

Aduana Stars beat Hearts of Oak on penalties to win 2016 G6 Tournament

Aduana Stars clinched the 2016 G6 title after beating giants Hearts of Oak 4-3 on penalties at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday night. Former Ghana U17 goalkeeper Joseph Addo emerged hero of the night as he saved two penalties to steer Yussif Abubakar’s side to victory. Patrick Razak’s first-half […]

Brazilian plane crash: Leaked tape shows plane ‘ran out of fuel’
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Brazilian plane crash: Leaked tape shows plane ‘ran out of fuel’

The plane which crashed in Colombia killing most of a Brazilian football side had run out of fuel, according to a leaked audio recording. A pilot can be heard repeatedly requesting permission to land due to an electric failure and lack of fuel. Just six of the 77 people on […]

Top Brazilian Football Team in a Plane Crash
Soccer

Top Brazilian Football Team in a Plane Crash

  A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia, officials say. Reports say there are 76 dead and 5 survivors. The chartered aircraft, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team, airport […]

Neymar
Soccer

Neymar to serve two-year prison sentence

Spanish prosecutors have called for Barcelona forward Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from his Brazilian club Santos in 2013. Judge Jose Perals also called for a five-year sentence for former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell and a fine […]

Black Queens
Soccer Sports

Nigeria held to draw by Ghana at women’s Nations Cup

Nigeria were held to a 1-1 draw as Ghana fought back from a goal down in their women’s Africa Cup of Nations match on Wednesday. The Super Falcons took the lead when Asisat Oshoala challenged for a header and the ball bounced in off Ghana’s Portia Boakye. But three minutes […]