News Headlines

Sports

Major League Soccer All-Star Game To Be Held At Soldier Field

Source:DNAinfo.com SOLDIER FIELD — Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who’s courted many major sporting events to Chicago, has another win: the Major League Soccer All-Star Game. MLS officials confirmed Tuesday that Soldier Field will host the league’s All-Star Game on Aug. 2, a day before Lollapalooza kicks off in Grant Park neaby.   The game was presented as another coup for Emanuel, who ...

Read More »

Ghana Through to Semi Finals

Source: BBC Ghana’s Ayew brothers grabbed a goal each to beat DR Congo 2-1 and put the Black Stars through to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals. Aston Villa’s Jordan Ayew opened the scoring on 62 minutes, curling the ball past Ley Matampi in the Leopards goal. Paul-Jose M’Poku equalised for DR Congo with a sensational curling long-range effort from ...

Read More »

AFCON 2017 Q/Finals: The Lowdown on the Front Runners

The Africa Cup of Nations is now in its death throes, because eight teams: Egypt, Ghana, Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Burkina Faso and DR Congo managed to squeak into the quarterfinals; whiles half of the 16 finalists got creamed in the first round. A real tussle for survival is about to unfold this weekend when the final eight (8) take ...

Read More »

Aussie final: Serena to play sister Venus

Serena Williams will play her sister Venus in the Australian Open final on Saturday. The 22 Grand Slam winner dismissed her Croatian opponent Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-2 6-1 to join her sister who had earlier come from a set down to beat fellow American, CoCo Vandeweghe. Both sisters last met in Melbourne in 2003 in the finals. Serena had won the ...

Read More »

Usain Bolt: Sprinter loses one Olympic gold over teammate’s failed dope test

Source:cnn.com (CNN)Usain Bolt’s golden Olympic record was diminished Wednesday after Jamaican compatriot Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance. Carter’s positive test means Bolt must return one of his nine Olympic gold medals. The 30-year-old Bolt cemented his status as an all-time great by completing an unprecedented ‘triple triple’ in Rio 2016, becoming the only man to win all ...

Read More »

Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan insists he’s not after personal glory at AFCON

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Black stars skipper Asamoah Gyan reiterates his love for the national team insisting he not chasing any personal glory but the national interest. Gyan who scored his 8th goal equaled Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o’s AFCON goal record with a powerful header against the Eagles of Mali has watered down claims that he is looking forward to set a new ...

Read More »

AFCON 2017: Full match report, Ghana 1-0 Mali

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com Ghana progressed to the quarter-final of the 2017 Africa Cup Nations with one match to spare after a 1-0 win over Mali on Saturday in their second Group D match. Captain Asamoah Gyan’s 20th minute header- a record breaking eighth goal-divided the two sides at the Stade Port Gentil to amass six points. It was a cagey opening ...

Read More »

Senegal becomes the first team to reach 2017 AFCON quarter-finals

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane scored as Senegal beat Zimbabwe to become the first team to reach the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. Mane tapped in the opener from close range in the ninth minute from Lazio forward Keita Balde Diao’s low cross. Henri Saivet, on loan at St Etienne from Newcastle, then struck home a brilliant 20 yard free-kick ...

Read More »