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Canada mourns Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau embraces Gord Downie before The Tragically Hip’s show in Kingston, Ontario   Across the country, Canadians are mourning the death of Gord Downie, the 53-year-old lead singer for the band The Tragically Hip. Tributes poured in from the prime minister to the locker rooms of the National Hockey League. Downie’s death was expected; he had battled ...

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Trump was insensitive in call to widow – soldier’s mother

Sgt Johnson’s widow with his coffin at Miami International Airport     The mother of a soldier killed in an ambush in Africa said Wednesday that President Trump “did disrespect my son” with remarks in a condolence telephone call. Sgt. La David T. Johnson’s mother, Cowanda Jones-Johnson, told The Washington Post that she was present during the call from the White ...

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Eni Aluko ‘vindicated’ by apology but accuses FA of actions ‘bordering on blackmail’

  Eniola Aluko has accused the FA of “bordering on blackmail” during an intense parliamentary hearing into the governing body’s conduct.   England international Aluko used the description while reflecting on what she claims was a request by the FA to issue a statement that the body was not institutionally racist.   FA chief executive Martin Glenn subsequently denied they ...

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Benfica 0-1 Manchester United: Mile Svilar’s error puts United in control of Group A

Mile Svilar’s howler from Marcus Rashford’s free-kick gifted United the victory     Manchester United were indebted to a ludicrous error by rookie goalkeeper Mile Svilar as they beat Benfica 1-0 to take charge of Group A in the Champions League. Svilar, 18, was making his Champions League debut and became the youngest goalkeeper in the competition’s history – but ...

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Chelsea 3-3 Roma: Eden Hazard header rescues point for hosts

  Eden Hazard of Chelsea and Kelvin Strootman of AS Roma     Eden Hazard scored his first two goals of the season, but Chelsea were still held to a 3-3 draw by Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Chelsea appeared to be cruising towards a comfortable win after strikes from David Luiz and Hazard, only for Aleksandar ...

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Ronaldo is World’s richest sportsman

The Real Madrid striker has earned an incredible £70million in the last year, along with picking up another Champions League medal and becoming the inaugural winner of The Best FIFA Men’s Player award. Ronaldo slammed 5 match ban for pushing referee In fact, such is the Portuguese star’s wealth, he is only £1m short of being the most wealthy celebrity ...

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Enyeama returns!

Estranged Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama has been recalled to Lille of France first team by manager Marcelo Bielsa.     The Argentina-born coach had declared Enyeama surplus to requirements following a long injury lay off.   However, Enyeama has made a full recovery and on Tuesday he posted a video of himself and the team training. Meanwhile the Super ...

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President Buhari Arrives In Turkey For D-8 Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Turkey where he will be participating in the ninth summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday. The President arrived at the Esenboğa International Airport in Ankara, the country’s capital at about 6:20 pm (Nigerian time) on Wednesday. He was received by Nigeria’s Ambassador to Turkey, as well as the Governor of Ankara and ...

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President Buhari To Attend D-8 Summit In Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari will Wednesday depart for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. Prior to the D-8 Summit, President Buhari, at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, would participate in an official working visit to Ankara, the capital city. This was contained in a statement ...

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