Manchester attack: Man Utd’s Europa win ‘brings happiness,’ says Beckham

Manchester United’s Europa League triumph has brought “a little happiness at a difficult time”, said former England captain David Beckham. The Red Devils beat Ajax in Wednesday’s final in Stockholm, two days after the Manchester Arena bombing which killed 22 people and injured 64. “Tonight was more important than sport,” ex-United player More...

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By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Sport to conduct security reviews after Manchester attack

Sporting events and venues in England are conducting major security reviews after 22 people were killed in an attack at Manchester Arena. The Great City Games, an open and free event for the public, is due to take More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Kvitova set for Wimbledon after stabbing

Petra Kvitova is “on track” to play at Wimbledon less than seven months after suffering a career-threatening hand injury in a knife attack at her home. The 26-year-old, a two-time Wimbledon champion, was stabbed More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Horschel beats Day in Byron Nelson play off

Billy Horschel claimed his fourth PGA Tour title by beating Jason Day in a play-off at the Byron Nelson event in Texas. The American, 30, carded a one-under 69 to tie on 12 under after 72 holes with Australian world More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Mourinho demands respect for Man Utd

Jose Mourinho has hit out at his detractors in an impassioned defence of Manchester United’s achievements this season. The Red Devils have already won the Community Shield and EFL Cup, and on Wednesday they face More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Allardyce backs Mourinho’s Premier League gripe

Jose Mourinho’s claim that Manchester United should have their match with Crystal Palace moved to help their Europa League final chances have been backed by Eagles boss Sam Allardyce. All fixtures on the final More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Benzema eyes France return

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has not given up hope of a return to the French national team despite being frozen out by coach Didier Deschamps in the wake of a sex tape scandal 18 months ago. Benzema was suspended More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Life ban for match-fixer Mitsuhashi

Japan’s Junn Mitsuhashi has been banned from tennis for life after being found guilty of match-fixing offences. The 27-year-old, who asked players to underperform at ITF Futures tournaments in South Africa and More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

New Algeria coach plots Super Eagles fall

By Gbenga Jolaosho With agency Algeria new coach Lucas Alcaraz has maintained that home and away wins against Zambia will go a long way in securing a 2018 World Cup ticket at the expense of group leaders Nigeria. More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Ezeji elated by honour from former team Club Africain

Victor Ezeji has disclosed that he was delighted to be honoured by his former Tunisian team Club Africain. Before the kick-off of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup Group A match between Club Africain and Nigeria’s More...