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Modric Breaks Messi And Ronaldo Duopoly Of Ballon D’Or

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Modric Breaks Messi And Ronaldo Duopoly Of Ballon D'Or

Luka Modric, Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder has won the 2018 Ballon D’or, becoming the first player, other than Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, to claim the award in more than a decade.

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Modric, 33, won his third successive champions league in may before helping Croatia to a first world cup final.

Brazil and AC Milan former forward, Ricardo Kaka, was the last player other than Messi or Ronaldo, to win it in 2007.

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Ronaldo, who joined Juventus from Real Madrid in the summer, came second.

Barcelona forward Messi finished fifth.

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NFF Appoints Ogba As NNL New Chairman

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NFF Appoints Ogba As NNL New Chairman

Nigeria Football Federation has appointed chairman, senate committee on sports and Ebonyi State Football Association, senator Obinna Ogba as the new chairman of the second tier Nigeria.

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Ogba is expected to work alongside the independent members of the Nigeria National League board with the newly appointed Chief Operating Officer COO Emmanuel Adesanya.

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Mike Tyson’s Exhibition Bout With Roy Jones Jr. Postponed To November

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Mike Tyson's Exhibition Bout With Roy Jones Jr. Postponed To November

Boxing great Mike Tyson’s attempted comeback against Roy Jones Junior has been postponed.

Both fighters, in their 50s, were scheduled to meet in an exhibition bout next month, but that has now been pushed to November.

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California state athletics commission says both fighters will have to take all required medical tests for fighters over 40, as well as California State Athletics Commission’s emergency regulations that have been put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Liverpool Have £10m Offer For Norwich Left-Back Jamal Lewis Rejected

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Liverpool Have £10m Offer For Norwich Left-Back Jamal Lewis Rejected

England club Norwich has rejected a ten million pounds bid for left back Jamal Lewis’s transfer to Liverpool.

Norwich say they are unhappy with Liverpool’s conduct in their pursuit of Lewis. They consider the offer derisory.

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Despite relegation from the premier league, Norwich says there is no pressure to sell Lewis.

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