Taiye Taiwo Joins Swiss Club Lausanne Sport

00 Former Super Eagles defender Taiye Taiwo has joined Swiss side Lausanne Sport on a six months deal. The ex-Super Eagles left back who has played for top sides like Marseille, AC Milan and QPR last played for Finnish side HJK Helsinki where he ran out of contract at the [.Read.More.]

Watford Accept £20m Bid For Ighalo

00 Watford have accepted a £20million bid from Chinese club Changchun Yatai for Odion Ighalo, according to reports. The Nigeria striker is said to be reluctant to move to China, however, with other Premier League clubs interested in a loan deal. But Watford manager Walter Mazzarri has recently added M’Baye [.Read.More.]

Serena Williams beats sister Venus to win Australian Open

00 Serena Williams has dedicated her emotional seventh Australian Open triumph to vanquished sister Venus after becoming the most successful women’s player in professional tennis history. Williams upstaged Venus 6-4 6-4 on Saturday night to land not only an unprecedented seventh title at Melbourne Park but also an open-era record [.Read.More.]

Doping: Usain Bolt loses Olympic gold

00 The International Olympic Committee on Thursday said it had stripped Jamaica of their gold medal earned in the 4x100m relay at the 2008 Beijing Games after Nesta Carter was caught doping. The decision which follows the retesting of hundreds of samples from the Beijing event, means teammate Usain Bolt [.Read.More.]

Mikel scores first goal for Tianjin TEDA

00 Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel scored his first goal for Chinese Super League, CSL, side, Tianjin Teda in their 2-6 loss to German side St. Pauli. Mikel, 29, signed a three-year deal with the CSL, side after 11 years at Chelsea, and he appears to have settled down [.Read.More.]

I moved to China for Nigeria’s sake — Mikel

00 I moved to China for Nigeria’s sake — Mikel Super Eagles captain and former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has explained his recent move to the Chinese Premier League to team up with Tianjin Teda. He said the move was primarily done to aid Nigeria’s push to be at [.Read.More.]