by on February 17, 2020
The Most Valuable Player award for the NBA All-Star Game has been permanently named for Kobe Bryant, the basketball legend who died last month in a helicopter crash, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced on Saturday. “Kobe Bryant is synonymous with NBA All-Star and embodies the spirit of this global celebration of our game,” Silver said. “He always relished the opportunity to compete with the best of the best and perform at the highest level for millions of fans around the world.” Kob...
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by on January 30, 2020
Cristiano Ronaldo is first person to top 200 million followers on Instagram Cristiano Ronaldo has reached 200 million. The soccer star became the first person in the world to reach 200 million followers on Instagram and announced the milestone with a photo montage on Wednesday. Portuguese Professional Footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo The Juventus forward beat out, well, everyone for the mark. He stands at around 200.2 million followers. The only account he trails is Instagram itself, w...
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by on January 2, 2020
David Stern, the former commissioner of the National Basketball Association died Wednesday, the NBA said. He was 77. Stern died from a brain hemorrhage he suffered several weeks ago, according to the NBA. Stern suffered the brain hemorrhage December 12 while dining in a Manhattan restaurant. Stern is survived by his wife, Dianne, and their two sons, Eric and Andrew. Stern became the fourth commissioner of the NBA on February 1, 1984. He previously served as the NBA's general counsel from 1...
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by on December 8, 2019
Anthony Joshua on Saturday night comprehensively defeated Andy Ruiz Jr 118-110, 118-110, 119-109 in their rematch to regain his IBF, IBO, WBO and WBA (super) heavyweight titles. It was a masterful performance from AJ in Saudi Arabia; the Nigerian-born British boxer schooled Ruiz from range and never allowed the Mexican-American to close the gap. Joshua jabbed Ruiz Jr to death and he never gave the champion a chance to get inside and land the nasty hooks that led to AJ’s demise the first time ...
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by on September 29, 2019
The mother of former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia has been released by her kidnappers. The release comes two months after she was abducted  in her country home in Odoni community, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. When contacted, the spokesman for the Bayelsa State Police Command, DSP Asinim Butswat, confirmed the incident. A relative of the family, Pinaowor Siasia, also confirmed the release and said the elderly woman would be taken to hospital for medical checks. ...
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by on August 5, 2019
French inventor Franky Zapata has successfully crossed the Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard for the first time, after a failed attempt last month. Zapata took off from Sangatte, northern France early on Sunday morning and landed in St. Margarets Bay, near Dover in England. The journey took just over 20 minutes, according to Reuters news agency. Zapata told CNN affiliate BFMTV this "I had the chance to land in an extraordinary place. It's beautiful. My first thought was to my family. It...
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by on July 20, 2019
Algeria Football Team defeats Senegal to win the 2019 African Cup of Nations. The championship match took place in Cairo, the capital of Egypt. Algerian super star, Baghdad Bounedjah delivered the goal that goal gave the nation win 1-0 against the Senegalese Team. The fans in Algeria and Paris, France erupted in celebration when the first goal went inside the football net. This is the first time since 1990 that Algeria won the title. After the match was called (the final whistle), some Senegales...
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by on July 12, 2019
Lamar Odom's highly anticipated basketball return has come to a screeching halt -- the ex-NBA superstar has been kicked out of the BIG3 league ... and our sources tell us it's because he simply wasn't ready to play. Ice Cube's organization announced the move on Wednesday ... saying LO -- as well as Baron Davis, Jermaine O'Neal and Bonzi Wells -- would be deactivated for the remainder of the 2019 season. TMZ Sports has learned ... Odom was nervous about being embarrassed on the court because ...
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by on June 25, 2019
Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named the 2019 NBA's Most Valuable Player (MVP). Nicknamed the "Greek Freak", the 24-year-old Milwaukee Bucks player on Monday got 78 first-place votes, well ahead of the 23 received by fellow MVP finalist James Harden of the Houston Rockets. "Two, three years ago, I had the goal in my head, that goal [was] to be the best player in the league," a tearful Antetokounmpo said at the packed awards ceremony in Santa Monica, California. "...
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by on June 20, 2019
British professional boxer, Anthony Joshua finally got the chance meet the Former U.S President Barrack Obama. The professional boxer posted the picture on his Instagram page. He captioned the picture by saying “CEO Summit. A long way from where it all started.”
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