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AC Milan face Europa League ban

AC MILAN are to lose their place in next season’s Europa League as UEFA remains unhappy with their finances, according to a report in the New York Times. Last week it was announced that Milan could be barred from European competition for breaching financial fair play (FFP) rules after their case was …

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Nkegbe, Dzidzienyo to be honoured by Liquid Sports

ERASMUS KWAW LIQUID SPORTS Ghana is set to honour some national para-sports icons and the Indian Women’s Association (IWA) of Ghana for their contribution to the growth and development of the para-sports movement in Ghana at the third Liquid Sports Ghana Awards on Saturday, June 9, 2018. IWA is currently …

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Aryeh ends Brazil mixed martial arts training course

GHANAIAN TRADITIONAL wrestler, Welbeck Olivierra Aryeh, has ended his nine-day mixed martial arts training course in Brazil, having undertaken  training in three areas, namely Kazakh kures, mixed martial arts and judo. Aryeh, who spoke through his representative in Ghana from Sao Pualo in Brazil, said the course, dubbed ‘Vitor Grigoleto …

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Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach

ZINEDINE ZIDANE says he is stepping down as Real Madrid boss, five days after leading them to a third straight Champions League triumph, claiming the club needs “a different voice”. Zidane told a news conference that “everything changes” and “that’s why I took this decision”. He leaves having guided the …

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Footballers to entice scouts at maiden ‘Youthage Cup’

BY ANNETTE S. YEBOAH FOOTBALLERS AROUND and within the Greater Accra and the Central regions will be given the opportunity to woo football agents and scouts from Europe with their skills and talents at a three-day juvenile football cup at Ofada Town Park at Bawjiase from [today] Friday, June 1, …

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17-year-old fencer knocks on Ghana’s door

SPORTS DESK MARTA OKINE, a 17-year-old fencer, is the latest sports talent who wishes to represent Ghana at the next Olympic Games in 2020. Now seventh best in Europe in the Cadets Division, Marta, who was born in Poland, wants to switch nationality to represent Ghana in the lesser-known sport …

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Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid boss stands down five days after Champions League win

Zinedine Zidane says he is stepping down as Real Madrid boss, just five days after leading them to a third straight Champions League triumph. Zidane, 45, told a news conference at the Bernabeu Stadium he had “taken the decision not to continue next year”. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez was …

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Usain Bolt trains with Stromsgodset in Norway

EIGHT-TIME OLYMPIC champion Usain Bolt is training with Norwegian top-flight football team Stromsgodset. The Jamaican sprinter, 31, is scheduled to play a training match against Norway Under-19s in his week at the club. Bolt, the 100m and 200m world record holder, has already trained with Borussia Dortmund and South African club Sundowns this year. …

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Black Stars beat Japan in friendly

GHANA PROVED too strong for 2018 FIFA World Cup-bound Japan in yesterday’s  international friendly at the Nissan Stadium. Despite fielding a depleted side, the Black Stars commenced the game looking very determined to carry the day as they pressed the hosts in a bid to take an early initiative. Ghana’s …

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Herbert Mensah pens letter to Mr Mbagwu

MR HERBERT Mensah, President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby, has congratulated Mr Kelechukwu Mbagwu, the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), after his suspension was lifted by the federation. Mr Mbagwu was suspended from all international activities following a leadership crisis that trailed last year’s election into the board of …

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