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‘Football bribes investigator shot dead’ – BBC on Ahmed Hussein-Suale’s murder

A Ghanaian undercover journalist has been shot dead as he drove home, after a politician called for retribution against him. Local media reports say unidentified men on motorbikes shot Ahmed Hussein-Suale three times in the capital Accra. He was a member of Tiger Eye Private Investigations and had investigated corruption in Ghana’s football leagues. The undercover report on cash gifts ...

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Manchester United news: Giuseppe Rossi reveals special Sir Alex Ferguson detail

SIR ALEX FERGUSON remembered the EXACT transfer fee Manchester United sold Giuseppe Rossi to Villarreal for in 2007. Former Italy international Rossi played for Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson from 2004 until 2007. The United States-born striker only managed five Premier League appearances for United and a single goal – which came against Sunderland in 2005. The 31-year-old had ...

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Man Utd legend Paul Scholes labels Jose Mourinho ‘an embarrassment’ on Norwegian TV

MANCHESTER UNITED legend Paul Scholes has described axed manager Jose Mourinho as “an embarrassment to the club” in an interview on Norwegian television. Mourinho was sacked last month after a torrid start to his third season in charge at Old Trafford. The Portuguese tactician garnered widespread criticism during his final term for his divisive nature and negative approach to games. ...

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GFA ad hoc Committees should focus on youth dev’t- Cheetah FC Prez

Cheetah FC’s president, Abdul-Hayye Yartey, has called on the newly formed GFA ad hoc Committees by the FIFA Normalization Committee to focus on the development of youth football if the nation’s strong football credentials are to be sustained. According to the second division owner, as part of his 10-year celebrations believes Ghana has a record of producing quality footballers who ...

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Ronaldo seals Italian Super Cup for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal to hand Juventus their first trophy of the season with a 1-0 win over ten-man AC Milan in the Italian Super Cup on Wednesday in Saudi Arabi Ronaldo — signed by the Italian giants last year from Real Madrid as they target a first Champions League title since 1996 — headed in a 61st-minute ...

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Fourth seed Osaka surges into Australian Open third round

Japanese fourth seed Naomi Osaka swept past Tamara Zidansek in straight sets to reach the Australian Open third round on Thursday as she targets a second Grand Slam title. The US Open champion defeated the unseeded Slovenian 6-2, 6-4 to set up an all-Asian clash with Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan in the next round. The 21-year-old struggled to close out ...

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Aussie Open: Nishikori overcomes Karlovic

Big-serving Karlovic, 39, stood on the brink of becoming the oldest man into the third round since 44-year-old Aussie great Ken Rosewall in 1978 before Nishikori hauled himself back into contention by saving three break points at 4-4 in the final set. Asia’s top-ranked men’s player needed an energy-sapping 3hr 48 min to overcome the 6ft 11in (2.11m) Croat 6-3, ...

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