Mario Balotelli: Striker signs one-year Nice contract

Mario Balotelli scored 15 goals and made one assist for Nice in Ligue 1 during the 2016/17 season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Nice striker Mario Balotelli has signed a new one-year contract with the club. The Italian, 26, scored 15 goals in the French Ligue 1 last season as Nice finished third to reach the qualifying rounds of the Champions League. Balotelli signed on free transfer from Liverpool in August 2016, two years after a £16m move to Anfield. The ex-Manchester City ...

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2017 FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Mexico overcome Russia 2-1 to reach semis


Mexico are in the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 after earning a 2-1 victory over ten-man Russia in front of a full attendance of 41,585 in Kazan on Saturday evening. After Nestor Araujo cancelled out Alexander Samedov’s opening goal for the hosts in the first half, Hirving Lozano headed home Mexico’s winner early in the second half to ...

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GPL: Match Officials for Day 19


Officials for Match day Nineteen(19) of the Premier League have been announced. Below are the Match officials for Match day Nineteen (19): Match: BEREKUM CHELSEA VS DWARFS (Sun) Venue: Berekum Referee: Cecil Fleischer Asst 1: Ben Samari Asst 2: Sam Borquaye 4th Ref: Slyvester Adzoku Match Commissioner: William Gidiglo   Match: BECHEM UNITED VS MEDEAMA (Sun) Venue: Bechem Referee: H.A. ...

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Nsawam Adoagyiri MP urges support for national teams

The Black Starlets team

Member of Parliament for Nsawam Adoagyiri, Hon. Frank Annor Dompreh, has called for more investment in other sporting national teams. Many stakeholders in sports have, over the years, bemoaned the over-concentration of the sports budget on the Black Stars which leaves most of the other sporting disciplines struggling for scraps. Hon. Annor Dompreh says the further support for other sporting ...

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Wimbledon champion Boris Becker declared bankrupt

In 1985 Becker became the first unseeded player to win the Wimbledon men's singles
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Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a London bankruptcy court. The 49-year-old owed a firm of private bankers a large sum and the court registrar said there was not enough credible evidence that he could pay. Mr Becker’s lawyers asked for a final chance to pay with the funds from remortgaging a property in Majorca. ...

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Agyemang Badu not bothered by Black Stars snub

Jun 15, 2014; Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, BRAZIL; Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu (8) points to a teammate during practice in preparation for their opening World Cup game against the United States at Estadio das Dunas. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Black Stars midfielder, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu, says he is not upset at not being called up by Kwesi Appiah for the team’s matches against Ethiopia, Mexico and the USA. Agyemang Badu and Mubarak Wakaso were two of the big names left out by Kwesi Appiah when he named his 30-man team for the assignments. But Agyemang Badu says those who ...

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Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave Bayern Munich, Bundesliga champions say

Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave Bayern Munich, according to the club

Bayern Munich claim Robert Lewandowski does not want to leave the Bundesliga champions, adding clubs “risk a FIFA penalty” if they negotiate with the player. Sky Sports News HQ reported earlier on Wednesday that United and Chelsea want to sign the Poland striker this summer and had both held initial talks with his representatives. The Bundesliga champions told Sky Germany: ...

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