Nigeria’s bobsled team of Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga made history on Tuesday as they finished 20th in official Heats 1 and 2 on Tuesday at the 2018 Winter Olympics Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The pair finished with a time of 52.21 second in Heat 1 and 52.55 in Heat 2 as against the time of 52.96 and 53.60 seconds recorded in Sunday’s training Heats 3 and 4.
Red Bull Racing has revealed the car it hopes will take it to the 2018 Formula One World Championship. It's the third team to reveal its car for this season, following Haas and Williams. Sticking with its existing naming scheme, the car is called the RB14 and may well be the last Red Bull to use Renault power units.
Although Real Madrid defeated Paris Saint Germain (PSG) 3-1 in the First leg of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, PSG young forward, Kylian Mbappe has averred that the tie is far from over as Madrid would be visiting Paris for the second leg. Mbappe who took to his Instagram page to express his optimism wrote;
Real Madrid want to end Paul Pogba’s stay at Old Trafford by offering Manchester United more than €120m for the midfielder, according to the UK Sun.
A high-ranking source at Real Madrid says the club could spend up to €600 million this summer to overhaul the team, and Kane will be a top target of the Spanish giants. According to Sports Illustrated, Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is a notoriously hard negotiator who may demand a world-record transfer fee upwards of €300 million, the source cautioned.
Manchester City have agreed a deal in principle to sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder, Fred for £44.5million this summer. The Premier League leaders tried to bring the 24-year-old in January, but the Ukrainians refused to part with the player. However, both clubs remained in talks, even after the winter transfer window closed. It is believed that all parties have agreed on the terms of the move, although nothing is officially signed.
West Ham have been charged by the Football Association for breaching anti-doping rules. The Hammers are alleged to have failed to provide accurate information on ‘club whereabouts’ separate occasions in the 12 months, said a statement on the FA website. Clubs are required to provide details of training sessions and players whereabouts so they are available for testing at all times.
Antonio Conte acknowledged Chelsea must produce the "perfect game" to get the better of Spanish giants Barcelona in their Champions League last-16 tie.
Premier League champions Chelsea welcome La Liga leaders Barca and Lionel Messi to Stamford Bridge for the opening leg on Tuesday.
It has been a difficult season for Conte and Chelsea amid uncertainty over the Italian's future following back-to-back defeats in the league, though the Londoners have responded with wins over West Brom and Hull City.
Two weeks after playing a 2-2 draw with Cameroon Women's National U-17 team, the Flamingos forced their hosts to a 1-1 draw at the Yaoundé Omnisports Stadium, but it was not enough to see them qualify for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay.
The Cameroonians started the stronger of the two teams and were unfortunate not to take the lead inside two minutes when a lob from Henriette Monkam hit the woodwork.
On 16 minutes, Flora Kameni opened the scoring for the hosts but Nigeria could not respond before the break.
Roger Federer celebrated his return to the top of the world ranking by winning the ABN AMRO World Tournament, Rotterdam Open on Sunday his 97th career title and declared it “one of the best weeks of my life.” Federer overpowered Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour to win his 97th career title.
Roger Federer delivered a crushing 6-1, 6-2 defeat of Ruben Bemelmans in just 47 minutes on Wednesday as the Swiss star moved just two wins away from becoming the sport’s oldest world number one. The 36-year-old top seed, a two-time champion at the Dutch indoor event, needs to reach the semi-finals to take back the number one spot from Rafael Nadal.
“I did a good job of winning the longer rallies, even though that’s not really what I wanted to get myself into,” said Sharapova afterwards. It was the 30-year-old’s first appearance in Doha since 2013 and her first match since losing to Angelique Kerber in the third round of the Australian Open last month.
Joseph Parker's promoter David Higgins says he is not interested in fame but simply wants to take Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight titles when they face each other at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on March 31. According to Sky sports, the 26-year-old New Zealander is preparing for his unification clash against Joshua with three of the major world belts at stake.
British Olympic boxer Muhammad Ali has been banned for two years after testing positive for a banned steroid, the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) said on Tuesday. The 21-year-old, who competed as a flyweight at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, failed a dope test at a World Series Boxing match.
Craig Kennedy is confident that he has little to worry about if he gets a "dream opportunity" to take on Lawrence Okolie in Cardiff on the Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker undercard, Sky Sports reports. The Cardiff cruiserweight, who has just one defeat in a 17-fight career, was a keen spectator when Okolie took on and convincingly beat bitter London rival Isaac Chamberlain at London's O2 on Saturday.