Archive for Sports

  • June 20, 2021

    Jurgen Klinsmann...

    Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Jurgen Klinsmann says he has called chairman Daniel Levy about the vacant manager’s job and would “absolutely” take it. Spurs sacked Jose Mourinho on 19 April but have endured a chaotic search for a replacement. Talks with ex-Roma boss Paulo Fonseca ended on Thursday and Gennaro...

  • June 20, 2021

    Lewandowski scores...

    Robert Lewandowski scored his first goal of Euro 2020 as Poland held Spain to keep alive their hopes of reaching the knockouts. Poland knew that a defeat would mean they could not progress from Group E and they fell behind towards the end of the first half when Alvaro Morata’s...

  • June 20, 2021

    Dogboe beats...

    Isaac Dogboe took another step towards his dream of a second world title after beating Adam Lopez via a majority decision in Las Vegas. In a very close fight, Dogboe got the victory on the judges scorecard to make it two wins in his last two fights. Dave Morreti scored...

  • June 19, 2021

    Gattuso not...

    Gennaro Gattuso is not being considered as a candidate to become the new Tottenham manager. The Italian, 43, left the manager’s role at Fiorentina on Thursday, 23 days after being appointed. The prospect of him joining Spurs prompted a fan protest, which was communicated to the club by the Tottenham Hotspur Supporter...

  • June 18, 2021

    Sergio Ramos...

    Sergio Ramos broke down in tears in an emotional Real Madrid farewell on Thursday. On Wednesday, Real confirmed that their long-time captain would be leaving the club after 16 trophy-laden years in the Spanish capital. Ramos’ contract has expired at the Santiago Bernabeu and he will be available on a free in the summer transfer...

  • June 18, 2021

    Euros On...

    After recording a 1-0 victory over Croatia on Sunday, England return to the spotlight with the aim of beating arch rivals Scotland at the Wembley Stadium on Friday. Raheem Sterling was the hero in the previous match, converting Kalvin Phillips’ brilliant reverse pass in the second half. Scotland, in comparison,...

  • June 15, 2021

    20 girls...

    The Captain One Golf Society has launched the Kids Project at the Royal Golf Club in Kumasi, from which 20 vulnerable girls will be trained in the game of golf. The project would focus on nurturing golf talents in the country while ensuring that golf is introduced to everyone across...

  • June 14, 2021

    Euro 2020:...

    Everyone in football and beyond is praying that Christian Eriksen will make a full recovery from his traumatic collapse during Denmark’s Euro 2020 clash with Finland on Saturday night. There is optimism surrounding Eriksen’s condition now that he is in the hands of medical officials in Copenhagen having regained conscious...

  • June 14, 2021

    Neymar stars...

    Hosts Brazil began the defence of their Copa America title with a comfortable victory over a Covid-affected Venezuela in the tournament’s opening match. Talisman Neymar scored one and assisted another, adding a second for Tite’s side with a second-half penalty before setting up Gabriel Barbosa late on. Paris St-Germain defender...

  • June 9, 2021

    Ban referee...

    A sports pundit on Nhyira FM, Austine Woode has admonished the Ghana Football Association to ban FIFA referee Daniel Laryea for his poor officiating in the Asante Kotoko-Ashgold game in Obuasi last Sunday. The match day 28 game was also a regional derby played on Sunday. Asante Kotoko who were...

  • June 9, 2021

    Government is...

    Deputy Minister-Designate for Youth and Sports Evans Opoku Bobie has stated that government is committed to developing juvenile sports in the country. Responding to questions during his vetting Tuesday, June 8, 2021, he intimated that government intends to do this by reviving Inter-Schools and Colleges Athletics Competition also known as...

  • June 7, 2021

    CK Akonnor...

    Ghana coach CK Akonnor has expelled Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey from the camp of the Black Stars for turning up late, according to multiple reports in the local media. Joy Sports cannot independently verify at this time. However, at least two senior technical team members have denied that the deputy...

  • June 7, 2021

    Minister Mustapha...

    Youth and Sports Minister Mustapha Ussif and Deputy Minster designate Evans Opoku Bobie visited the senior national team, Black Stars, at their camp in Cape Coast. The visit was to wish the team well ahead of this month’s friendly matches and also to assure the team of governments continues support...

  • June 5, 2021

    CK Akonnor...

    A sports pundit with Nhyira 104.5 FM in Kumasi, Austine Woode, has said there’s no way Ghana can win the 2022 African Cup of Nations if CK Akonnor remains the Ghana Black Stars coach. Speaking on Nhyira Power Sports, the firebrand presenter asked how a coach of the calibre of...

  • June 4, 2021

    Dubious referees...

    Oluboi Commodore, the General Manager of GPL side Great Olympics, has stated that referees have shown favour to the Phobians this campaign. Samuel Boadu’s men are currently on top of the league standings with 49 points, two points ahead of arch rivals Asante Kotoko. Despite the impressive form of the...

  • June 4, 2021

    GFA want...

    Former Black Stars player, Malik Jabir, has stated that the recent appointment of a second assistant coach for the senior national team is a plot to boot David Duncan, the first assistant out – or CK Akonnor himself. Last week, the GFA announced that Patrick Greveraars, a Dutch coach, has...

  • June 2, 2021

    Black Meteors...

    The Black Meteors have departed Accra for Tokyo, Japan for International friendly games against the Olympic team of Japan and South Korea. Coach Samuel Kwasi Fabin’s side have been training at the Ghanaman Centre of Excellence in Prampram for the past two weeks ahead of the matches. Ghana failed to...

  • June 2, 2021

    This horrible...

    After a reporter said Coco Gauff is probably compared to the Williams sisters because she’s Black, people took to social media to express their displeasure over the question and point it as one of the reasons Naomi Osaka decided to boycott the press — Left Photo Credit: si.robi | Right...

  • June 1, 2021

    Naomi Osaka...

    Tennis star Naomi Osaka — Photo Credit: Andrew Henkelman Tennis star Naomi Osaka has been named as the world’s highest-paid woman athlete for the second year in a row. In 2020, Forbes declared her as the highest-paid woman athlete after earning $37.4 million. The Japanese tennis star is accumulating more...

  • June 1, 2021

    Sergio Aguero:...

    Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will join Barcelona on a two-year contract when his contract expires at the end of June. The Argentine, 32, leaves City after 10 years at the club, during which he became their all-time leading goalscorer with 260 goals in 390 games. His last appearance came...

  • May 31, 2021

    The highest-paid...

    Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba. Photo credit: Getty Images Football players are among the highest celebrity earners across the globe. Like musicians, film actors, and show hosts, footballers also make money on and off the field. Some have also established enterprises to not only make more money but to create...

  • May 31, 2021

    Fatawu Issahaku...

    Ghana attacker Abdul Fatawu Issahaku is headed to Portugal for a loan spell with Sporting Lisbon. The deal with the Portuguese side follows Issahaku’s five-year deal with English giants, Liverpool, which was agreed on Saturday evening. Prior to that, the exciting young winger seemed bound to sign with Bundesliga outfit,...

  • May 26, 2021

    Solskjær eyes...

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says a Manchester United win over Villarreal in the Europa League final could be a “stepping stone for a big future”. United face Villarreal in Gdansk, Poland, on Wednesday (20:00 BST). Solskjaer, a Champions League winner with United as a player, has yet to win a trophy...

  • May 25, 2021

    Let’s work...

    Ghana’s Youth and Sports Minister Mustapha Ussif has called on football chiefs in the West African sub-region to put their best foot forward and come up with ideas and programmes to make football exciting and profitable. The Yagaba-Kubori Member of Parliament said this at the 14th WAFU General Assembly that took...

  • May 25, 2021

    Euro 2020:...

    Sergio Ramos has been left out of Spain boss Luis Enrique’s Euro 2020 squad. Real Madrid centre-back Ramos, 35, has been struggling with injury and has only played one game since the end of March. His absence means there are no players from Real Madrid picked by Enrique for this...

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