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When Muhammad Ali came to Ghana in 1964: the kente, the propaganda and the girls

When Muhammad Ali came to Ghana in 1964: the kente, the propaganda and the girls

Muhammad Ali, the lyrical heavyweight showman who thrilled the globe with his sublime boxing style, unpredictable wit, and gentle generosity – especially later in life – died on Friday. He was 74. In the boxer’s final days, it is fair that his 1964 visit to Ghana may not have been top of his mind. But he could be sure that …

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BREAKING: Muhammad Ali Dead At 74

Muhammad Ali Dead At 74

MUHAMMAD ALI ‘THE GREATEST’ DEAD AT 74 Culled from TMZ Muhammad Ali has died in a Phoenix-area hospital where he was battling respiratory issues … according to multiple reports. The legendary boxer and humanitarian was 74 years old. He had checked into the hospital on Thursday and reps said he was in fair condition, but on Friday his health worsened …

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Muhammad Ali reportedly on life support

Muhammad Ali reportedly on life support

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is reportedly on life support at a Phoenix area hospital Friday after being hospitalized for respiratory issues that are complicated by Parkinson’s. A source close to the family told Reuters that the 74-year-old boxing great is in “grave” condition and “it’s only a matter of hours.” A spokesman for Ali said in a statement earlier Thursday …

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Chelsea make audacious swoop for Asamoah Gyan

Chelsea make audacious swoop for Asamoah Gyan

Chelsea is understood to be considering a move to bring Shanghai SIPG forward Asamoah Gyan back to the Premier League although the Ghana captain will have to accept a pay-cut to make the deal a reality. The Ghana international featured for Sunderland earlier in his career—making a big impact in the EPL with a series of powerful, explosive displays—before leaving …

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Messi’s €4.1 million Tax Trial Begins in Barcelona

Messi’s €4.1 million Tax Trial Begins in Barcelona

Lionel Messi’s trial on charges of defrauding the Spanish tax payer of €4.1 million begins on Tuesday in Barcelona. Prosecutors maintain that Barcelona and Argentina forward Messi and his father Jorge used tax havens in Belize and Uruguay to avoid paying taxes totalling €4.1m on earnings from image rights between 2007 to 2009. The prosecutors have called for 22-month jail …

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Nigerian Who Balanced A Football On His Head Confirmed By Guinness World Records (Video)

Guinness World Records has recognized Nigeria’s Harrison Chinedu as the first man to travel the farthest distance while balancing a football on his head. The Cambodia-based footballer set the record after walking a total distance of 48.08 km from the Redeemed Christian Church of God camp on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos, on March 6. …

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Cristiano Ronaldo reveals reason why he chose to take the 5th penalty

Cristiano Ronaldo reveals reason why he chose to take the 5th penalty

The Portuguese striker was clearly not at his best form during the match, but he eventually made his presence felt by scoring the winning penalty. Cristiano Ronaldo found a way to lead Real Madrid to an eleventh UEFA Champions League title. The Portuguese ace scored the final penalty for Los Blancos during an excruciating shootout, but even if many expected …

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Real Madrid wins 2016 UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid wins 2016 UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid were crowned champions of Europe for the 11th time after defeating Atletico Madrid in a dramatic penalty shootout in Milan. Sergio Ramos’ controversial finish put Zinedine Zidane’s side ahead before Atletico striker Antoine Griezmann missed a penalty. However, substitute Yannick Carrasco sent the Champions League final into extra-time with a close-range finish. Cristiano Ronaldo struck the winning penalty …

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New Orleans Pelicans Rookie Bryce Dejean-Jones Shot and Killed

New Orleans Pelicans Rookie Bryce Dejean-Jones Shot and Killed

23-Year-Old New Orleans Pelicans guard, Bryce Dejean-Jones, died early Saturday in Dallas. According to his agent, Scott Nichols, Bryce took a bullet o the abdomen after he tried to enter what he thought was his girlfriend’s apartment. He had the wrong unit, and the owner of the apartment he tried to enter opened fire in self defense. via CNN: A …

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Chelsea’s Baba Rahman ties knot with girlfriend Salma in Ghana

Chelsea’s Baba Rahman ties knot with girlfriend Salma in Ghana

Ghana’s Chelsea left back Baba Abdul Rahman has tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Salma after returning into the country. The former Augsburg defender has been in a long term relationship with Salma who he invited to London recently. After several months of courtship, Rahman has officially married Salma and could join him in London when the season kicks …

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Ex-Blackstar Defender, Sam Johnson Loses Wife At Korlebu

Sam Johnson Loses Wife At Korlebu

Former Ghana international Sam Johnson’s wife is dead GHANAsoccernet.com can report the sad event occurred at the Kolebu Teaching Hospital where she had been admitted. The funeral will be taking place at Accra high Street near sempe mantse palace on the 4th of June 2016. The now 42-year-old has over 25 caps for Ghana and enjoyed a stellar club career …

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These Are The Charges For John Paintsil’s Arrest – Stealing….

Former Black Stars defender, John Paintsil has been charged with stealing, offensive conduct and assault of a police officer. Accra Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Effia Tenge who disclosed the charges following Paintsil’s arrest, says the ex-international will be arraigned before court Thursday. Paintsil is reported to have slapped the East Legon District Police Commander, DSP Emmanuel Basintale in …

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