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Boxing Sports

Floyd Mayweather’s Net Worth: $340 Million In 2016

Floyd Mayweather ranked No. 34 (tied with Jessica Alba) in Forbes 2016 look at the 40 Richest Entrepreneurs Under 40 with a net worth of $340 million. Mayweather, who turns 40 in February, makes the cut for the first time in the annual list. He is sandwiched between NBA legend […]

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Soccer Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo makes donation, tells Syrian children: ‘Don’t lose your hope’

Cristiano Ronaldo is using his voice and platform as an international soccer superstar to help the children of war-ravaged Syria. On Friday morning, the Real Madrid forward and Portugal national team captain released a video on his social-media accounts calling the children affected by the Syrian conflict “the true heroes” and […]

Tiger Woods with the Trumps
Golf Sports

Tiger Woods and Donald Trump hit the golf course

Tiger Woods can add President-elect Donald Trump to his power list of golf partners. Former world number one Woods played 18 holes with the current White House incumbent Barack Obama back in 2013 and repeated the exercise with Trump in Florida Friday. Few details of the latest round have been […]

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 […]

Boko Haram extremists in Bama, Nigeria, told Mariam Sandabe they would kill her if she did not stop teaching. She fled the town and now teaches in a displaced person's camp in Maiduguri. (Robyn Dixon / Los Angeles Times)
Homeland News World

In Nigeria, schoolboys turned killers and came after their ex-teachers and students

The killers came hunting their former teachers, gunning them down in their offices and in their classrooms. At the top of Boko Haram’s kill list: head teachers, examiners, primary school staff and science and geography teachers, whose curriculum contradicted the group’s flat-Earth ideology. The second lesson of the day was under way when terror […]

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Saturday that the Boko Haram extremist group has finally been crushed. (Sunday Alamba / Associated Press)
Homeland News World

Boko Haram is finally crushed and has no place to hide, Nigerian president declares

The Boko Haram extremist group has finally been crushed — driven from its last forest enclave with fighters on the run and no place to hide, Nigeria’s president declared Saturday. His victorious statement came as the Islamic State group, with which one faction of Boko Haram is allied, claimed that […]

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 […]