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Masters: Liang Wenbo hits brilliant 139 break but loses to Judd Trump

Liang Wenbo hits the highest break of the 2018 Masters so far, a fabulous 139 in the eighth frame against Judd Trump, but loses 6-4.

Man Utd 3-0 Stoke: Jose Mourinho pleased with second-half display

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says Stoke made it tough for his side in the first half but was more satisfied with how they played in the second half as they beat the Potters 3-0.

Alexis Sanchez: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho ‘respectful’ of situation over Arsenal star

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he does not know whether his side are in pole position to sign Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez after Manchester City ended their pursuit of the forward.

Trump survives Liang fightback – report & videos

World number three Judd Trump survives a fightback from China’s Liang Wenbo to reach the Masters quarter-finals.

BBC & Premier League start ‘Super Movers’ campaign

The BBC and Premier League start a campaign called Super Movers to help primary school teachers encourage children to be more active.

Inspired by Pogba’s superb display, Man United cruise past Stoke

Paul Pogba had two assists and Anthony Martial netted a beauty as Manchester United outclassed Stoke in a 3-0 win at Old Trafford. MANCHESTER, England — Three thoughts on Manchester United's 3-0 win vs. Stoke in the Premier League 1. Man United cruise to victory The optimism is back at Manchester United. This routine win over Stoke City helped, but so has the mounting speculation that the Old Trafford club are set to win the race for Alexis Sanchez. City's lead at the top of the Premier League table is down to 12 points after their 4-3 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday and the glimmer of hope United fans still have…

Liga MX Power Rankings: Leon surge to No. 1, America slip to No. 2

Take a statistical look at Landon Donovan's career as he announces he'll come out of retirement to join Liga MX side Leon. As Landon Donovan comes out of retirement again to this time join Leon, relive his top five goals in Major League Soccer. Pumas and Leon's great starts to the Clausura are great for the spectacle in Liga MX but there's more than one team still searching for its best form. Many clubs are still integrating new faces to their rosters, which means that the best part of the league won't start until somewhere around Week 7. Among the new faces, of course, is Landon Donovan. Here are Week 2's Power Rankings: 1. LEON (+5) Leon has started the season on a positive note, beating Toluca 3-1 this weekend. Manager Gustavo…

Emre Can: Win over Man City will earn Liverpool respect

Jurgen Klopp revels in Liverpool's performance against Manchester City, stressing the importance of showing they can win without Philippe Coutinho. From Harry Kane's record night to Liverpool's Anfield outburst, relive all the goals from the 23rd round of Premier League action. Jurgen Klopp says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is developing well at Liverpool because he is playing in his 'dream' midfield role. Former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol describes his wave of emotions and explains what Jurgen Klopp's side did right in their win over Man City. Emre Can believes the manner of Liverpool's win over Manchester City will earn them more respect from opponents at home and abroad. The Reds brought City's 30-match unbeaten Premier League run to an end in thri...

West Ham want to keep Andy Carroll during transfer window

Marko Arnautovic reacts to West Ham's win over Huddersfield and explains why it's time for teammate Manuel Lanzini to be quiet. West Ham have no interest in allowing Andy Carroll to leave the club on loan during the transfer window, assistant manager Alan Irvine has said. The 29-year-old forward, who is due to miss West Ham's FA Cup third-round replay against Shrewsbury on Tuesday through injury, has been linked with a temporary move to Chelsea. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is keen to bolster his attacking options after seeing his side go three successive matches without scoring a goal. But Irvine believes loaning Carroll,…

Paul Pogba: Manchester United still want to catch Prem leaders City

Paul Pogba says Manchester United still have their sights set on catching Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Pogba was

Armed forces remembrance day: Govs, APC call for enhanced military welfare

…Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki, others lay wreaths to honour fallen heroes …Army releases 244 repentant Boko Haram By Our reporters ABUJA— President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, led service chiefs, other top government functionaries and members of the diplomatic corps to lay wreaths in honour of those that died in service in Nigeria and at international assignments. This came as the Nigerian Army said it has released 244 repentant Boko Haram terrorists to the Borno State government. Also, some state governors called for prayers for families of those who died in active duties. This was part of activities marking the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration, which culminated in the laying of wreaths at the National Military Cenotaph, Abuja. Presid...

EFCC investigating 12 federal varsities over TETFUND

By Aliyu Dangida DUTSE—The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is currently investigating 12 federal universities across the nation for lack of prudence and judicious use of funds allocated to them by Tertiary Education Trust Funds, TETFUND. Ibrahim Magu, EFCC boss Executive Secretary of TETFUND, Dr. Abdullahi Bichi, who disclosed this in Dutse at the commissioning of 14 projects executed at the Federal University, Dutse, worth N1.4 billion by the TETFUND, added that the investigation was aimed at enhancing transparency and accountability in the management of government’s resources and would serve as a deterrence to other institutions diverting funds. Dr. Bichi expressed gratitude to the university for using the fund allocated judiciously, contrary to other institutions that co...