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January 10, 2019 9:11 AM Ronaldinho leaves footprints – Nehanda Radio

Brazil’s former football star Ronaldinho on Tuesday left his footprints in the Hall of Fame in Rio’s legendary Maracana Stadium, one year after retiring from the sport. “This is one of the biggest trophies of my career,” the 38-year-old — full name Ronaldinho de Assis Moreira — told reporters as he was hailed by dozens of tourists visiting the stadium 16

December 4, 2018 6:37 AM Sierra Leone disqualified from Afcon

Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying competition, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) said yesterday. Football’s world governing body Fifa had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) in October due to “government interference”. Caf’s decision means Kenya and Ghana are assured of first 16

December 4, 2018 5:30 AM West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle wins lawsuit

West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle on Monday won a $221 000 payout from an Australian media group which claimed he exposed his genitals to a massage therapist. The all-rounder was accused by Fairfax Media, publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, in a series of stories in the newspapers in 2016. They alleged he exposed his penis and indecently 11

November 23, 2018 2:53 AM Sadio Mane: Senegal forward agrees new long-term Liverpool deal

Liverpool and Senegal forward Sadio Mane has agreed terms on a new long-term deal at Anfield. The 26-year-old joined the club from Southampton on a five-year contract in June 2016 for a fee of £34m. Since then he has gone on to make 89 appearances in all competitions for Jurgen Klopp’s side, scoring 40 goals. “I am very happy to extend my time at Liverpool 25

October 17, 2018 9:22 PM Arsene Wenger: Ex-Arsenal boss has offers from ‘all over the world’

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he expects to be back in work on 1 January and has received offers from “all over the world”. The 68-year-old ended his 22-year reign at Arsenal at the end of last season. Wenger does not yet know what his next job will be, but said a role with an association, national team or even a return to Japan, where he coached 23

October 16, 2018 11:15 AM Messi family blasts Maradona

Lionel Messi’s family have hit back at Diego Maradona after the Argentina soccer legend’s extraordinary attack. The 1986 Soccer World Cup winner claimed the Barcelona forward played differently when he was representing the Spanish side and said it was a waste of time trying to turn him into a leader “because he goes to the toilet 20 times before a match 17

September 21, 2018 4:02 AM Streak seeks ZC liquidation

Former national team coach Heath Streak has applied for an order for provisional liquidation of Zimbabwe Cricket after the Association failed to respond to his claims to pay him, and his sacked staff, $198 695.77 in outstanding dues. Streak was relieved of his duties in April this year following the Chevrons’ failure to qualify for next year’s ICC World 15

September 16, 2018 3:30 AM ‘This one’s for you mum’

France-based Sables and Cheetahs back liner Shayne Makombe is doing it all for his mother.Memories of how his mother, Charity, shed tears and begged him to walk away from rugby spurs Makombe on. “I was 13 then and was in hospital after suffering a nasty neck injury. My mum looked at me as I lay there motionlessly and begged me to stop playing rugby and concentrate 20

September 3, 2018 4:57 PM Ronaldo: Former Brazil striker buys controlling stake in Real Valladolid

Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldo has become the majority shareholder of Real Valladolid, after purchasing a 51% controlling stake in the Spanish club. The 42-year-old played for Real Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Barcelona in an 18-year playing career. “The arrival of Ronaldo puts Real Valladolid on the map and will allow the club to take a leap in quality 43

September 3, 2018 4:39 PM Geoffrey Kondogbia made to wait for CAR debut

Valencia defender Geoffrey Kondogbia will have to wait to make his debut for Central African Republic due to injury. The 25-year-old had to withdraw from coach Raoul Savoy’s 23-man squad for the game in Guinea on 9 September. Kondogbia chose to switch allegiances from to CAR after playing five times for the French senior team and helping them win the 2013 Under- 44