Brazil wants Neymar at Tokyo Olympics

Neymar inspired Brazil to their first Olympic gold medal in football on home soil in 2016, ending a six-decade odyssey. “Given we want to take the strongest possible squad, Neymar is our main player,” Jardine said in an interview published on the Globo Esporte website. Any potential participation for Neymar would need his French club […]

Messi double fires Barcelona to victory over Getafe, Atleti beat Huesca

Messi scored twice and could have had a third in injury-time at Camp Nou but deferred a penalty to Antoine Griezmann, who completed what was in the end a comfortable victory.  After beating Athletic Bilbao to lift the Copa del Rey last weekend, Barca are now in the hunt for the double, sitting five points […]

Vardy strikes as Leicester beat West Brom to boost top-four bid

Brendan Rodgers’ men were wobbling after losing their previous two top-flight matches but produced a dazzling attacking display against the insipid visitors at the King Power Stadium. First-half goals from Jamie Vardy, Jonny Evans and Kelechi Iheanacho gave West Brom a mountain to climb and Leicester kept a firm grip on the match after the […]

Ibrahimovic signs new Milan deal to take him past 40th birthday

The Sweden striker, who turns 40 in October, has been credited with transforming Milan into title contenders again since his return in January last year. “AC Milan is the club for which Zlatan has played the most in Italy,” the club said in a statement.  “After scoring 84 goals in 130 appearances with the Rossoneri, […]

Cristante rocket rescues a point for Roma against Atalanta

The visitors had dominated taking the lead after 25 minutes through Ruslan Malinovskiy in the Stadio Olimpico. But the Bergamo side played the final 20 minutes a man down after Robin Gosens was sent off for a second yellow card. Cristante put his name on the scoresheet with quarter of an hour to go. Atalanta […]

Conference on sustaining female participation in sports set for tomorrow

Renowned weightlifting coach, Dr Kyle Pierce will be among speakers at “The Coaches’ Webinar” scheduled for tomorrow on virtual platform, zoom. Organized by Precept Sports Consult, a sports research and talent identification outfit, the event would be held under the theme “Sustaining Female Athletes’ Participation in Sports through Coaches.” Ultimately, the webinar is aimed at […]

Coronavirus – Zambia: COVID-19 update (21 April 2021)

COVID-19 update – 21st Apr,2021: we report 77 new cases out of 5,263 tests (1% positivity), 56 recoveries & 2 new deaths (MTSRIP).Total 4,611 Covid Vaccine doses administered. Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI). Media files Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) #Coronavirus #Zambia #COVID19 #update #April Read […]

McDan, Fianoo get FA appointments

Daniel McKorley Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the McDan Group of Companies, Mr. Daniel McKorley has been named Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the newly established U-17 Inter Club Champions League and Inter Regional Challenge Cup. He chairs a nine-member Committee that has been tasked to ensure effective organization of the […]