Messi winner sinks Atletico 2-1 in Simeone’s 300th game

Lionel Messi has scored 22 goals in as many La Liga games against Atletico (Image credit: Reuters)

Lionel Messi scored a late winner as Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid to go briefly top of La Liga. Rafinha gave Barca the lead when Luis Suarez – who had an effort ruled out – took a shot which ricocheted off two defenders to land at his feet. Diego Godin levelled when he headed home Koke’s free-kick. But Messi pounced in ...

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NBA Daily Wrap: Warriors clinch Playoffs spot

It was another great night of NBA action with eight games played, including an impressive Chicago Bulls effort to beat the defending champions and the Golden State Warriors repeating last season’s performance to clinch a Playoffs spot in only 58 games. Warriors bury Nets The Golden State Warriors can essentially start prepping for the offseason after winning their 49th game ...

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Ghana Premier League Matchweek 4 Preview


Kumasi Asante Kotoko will face Ashgold in the big game of the weekend in the Ghana Premier League on Sunday. Both sides have already dropped points this season with Ashgold managing just one win from their first three games. Kotoko, on the other hand, have had a better time of it, picking up seven points from a possible nine. Ashgold, however, ...

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Decathlon to open West Africa’s largest sports store in Accra


Decathlon, the leading French sports equipment and Sportswear Company, is set to open West Africa’s largest sports store in Accra, come April 2017. Selling from an impressive 1,245 square meter area, the Decathlon Store will be located at the Junction Mall in Nungua, Accra. The store offers the best in sporting supplies, with over 3,000 products across 40 sports ranging ...

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I still have football in me- Michael Essien


Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien insists he will not bring an end to his career despite being without a club in the last six months. The former AC Milan and Real Madrid combative enforcer has been training with Chelsea to keep fit ahead of a potential move abroad. Essien, even though he refuses to admit is coming to the end ...

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Warriors Complete Comeback Over Clippers, complete season sweep

OAKLAND, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a lay up against the LA Clippers on February 23, 2017 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

For the second straight game, the Warriors turned a halftime deficit into a runaway victory after defeating the Clippers 123-113 on Thursday night. Golden State scored a season-high 50 points in the third quarter, just the fourth such quarter in franchise history and first since 1989. Stephen Curry was instrumental in the comeback, scoring 20 of his game-high 35 points ...

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Arsenal’s Cazorla out for the season


Santi Cazorla WILL miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury. Cazorla has been out since limping out of the Champions League group stage game against Ludogorets at the Emirates Stadium in October. He underwent surgery in December and Gunners boss Arsene Wenger hoped the 32-year-old would be back before the end of the season. But Spain international ...

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Attram gutted by Sharks draw, refuses to blame players

Godwin Attram (Image credit: Senyuiedzorm Adadevoh/ Images Image)

Accra Great Olympics head coach Godwin Attram has expressed his disappointment at his side’s two goal collapse in their Ghana Premier league game against Elmina Sharks. Playing in their first home game of the season, Premier League newcomers, Olympics, raced into a two goal lead courtesy a brace from Abel Manomey, but Elmina Sharks clawed back to draw 2-2. Attram ...

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Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah makes Columbus Crew debut

Jonathan Mensah

Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah made his debut for Columbus Crew on Wednesday in their 1-1 draw with Charleston Battery at MUSC Health Stadium in Charleston, S.C.  Charleston’s,Forrest Lasso opened the scoring with a 25th minute header from a corner  before Crew SC’s second-half substitute Nicolai Naess’ well-placed free kick led to an own goal. Mensah was one of the seven ...

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