McIlroy posted 14 top-10s from 22 worldwide starts in 2016
Golf Sports

Rory McIlroy looks back at the highs and lows from his 2016 season

Rory McIlroy admits he failed to reach all of his 2016 targets, but is still pleased with his return after another impressive campaign. McIlroy posted three worldwide wins in an up-and-down season – fewer than he registered in each of his previous two campaigns – although still ended 2016 with his […]

Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona
Soccer Sports

Lionel Messi will end his career at Barcelona, says club president

Barcelona will have to do without Lionel Messi for their final game of 2016 but club president Josep Maria Bartomeu is confident the Argentine’s short-term absence will not end up becoming a permanent one. There has been speculation that Messi – who has been rested for Wednesday’s Copa del Rey […]

Alexis Sanchez (left) and Mesut Ozil are both yet to commit their futures to Arsenal
Soccer Sports

Arsene Wenger adamant contract uncertainty will not destabilise Arsenal

Arsene Wenger says he will decide his Arsenal future at the end of the season, insisting his stance would not dent the club’s long-term plans. While Wenger delays talks on a new deal to remain as Arsenal manager, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are yet to commit their own futures […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored 16 goals for Manchester United this season
Soccer Sports

Jose Mourinho says Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not finish career in America or China

Jose Mourinho insists in-form Zlatan Ibrahimovic will see out his career with Manchester United rather than embark on a swansong in America or China. The 35-year-old Swede is United’s top scorer having netted 16 times in 25 games, including 10 in his past nine, and Mourinho has said he intends […]

With promise unfulfilled Ghana's ladies national football team go on demonstration
Soccer Sports

We are determined to collect our $25,000 – Samira Suleman

Black Queens midfielder Samira Suleman has said they are bent on collecting their $25,000 bonuses owed dated from the Olympic qualifier, All Africa Games and the recent 2016 Women’s African Cup of Nations tournament held in Cameroon. The playing body yesterday embarked on a demonstration which started at the premises […]

Acheampong could be on his way to Anfield (Photo: Simon Hofmann)
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FRANKLY SPEAKING Liverpool transfer news: Anfield boss Jurgen Klopp chasing Anderlecht’s Frank Acheampong

The Ghana man has been in fine form for the Belgian club this season, and can operate as a winger or left-back FRANK ACHEAMPONG could be on his way to Liverpool. The Ghana winger has shone for his club Anderlecht this season. And Kop boss Jurgen Klopp has had him […]

Jose Mourinho of Manchester United and Antonio Conte of Chelsea
Soccer Sports

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd cannot catch negative Chelsea in title race

Jose Mourinho believes it will be hard for Manchester United to make up ground on Chelsea in the title race because his former club adopt an overtly defensive approach he refuses to employ at Old Trafford. Antonio Conte’s side are six points clear at the top of the Premier League […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins the Ballon d’Or as Player of the Year
Soccer Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins the Ballon d’Or as Player of the Year

After giving a European Championship title to Portugal and another Champions League trophy to Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo ends the year with something just for himself — his fourth world player of the year award. Ronaldo on Monday won his third Ballon d’Or award, which this year is being handed […]

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
Basketball Sports

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

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 […]