Friday, 27 June 2014

Photos: 34 weeks pregnant, Alysia Montano competes at USAs National Championships

Alysia Montano's streak of USA 800m titles was snapped today at four, but the 28 year-old from Canyon Country, Calif., couldn't be happier.  In fact, she got a standing ovation from the small afternoon crowd gathered here at Hornet Stadium at Sacramento State University after she crossed the finish line of her preliminary dead last in 2:32.13.

Super Eagles Boycott Training In Money Row

The Nigeria squad
The Nigeria squad at the World Cup have missed a scheduled training session in a row over bonus money.
BBC Sport understands the players believe they are each $15,000 (£8,800) short of what they were expecting for reaching the last 16 in Brazil.
They refused to train in Campinas on Thursday and officials later confirmed the session had been cancelled.

Barca hope to get Suarez for just £40m as transfer talks begin

Barcelona think they will be able to sign Luis Suarez for a knock-down £40million following his biting shame at the World Cup in Brazil.
The news comes as the Catalan club begin negotiations to try and lure the Uruguayan to the Nou Camp, with his lawyer flying into Spain to discuss personal terms.

Boy breaks into Ronaldo's hotel room, he lets him stay


A 15-year-old Brazilian boy successfully breached security to get into Cristiano Ronaldo’s hotel room at the World Cup.
According to Globo, the youngster, named Yago Leal, met the Portugal star after climbing the hotel in Brasilia where Portugal stayed for their clash with Ghana.

Wenger confirms Vidal interest

Arsene Wenger has revealed his admiration for Arturo Vidal amid talk that he is set for a £44million transfer to Arsenal.
Vidal, who plays for Italian side Juventus, has been strongly linked with a transfer away from Serie A in recent weeks.

Woman arraigned for stabbing hubby’s friend

Nigeria Police Logo

A housewife,Temitope Ajayi, 28, has been arraigned before a Magistrate court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, today docked for allegedly stabbing and pouring urine on her husband’s female friend.
The accused was reported to have stabbed one Ganiyat Yusuf on the head for cooking for her husband while she was away.

'I was strangled, tied up' ─ Kidnapped six-year-old boy recounts

The victim with the suspect

A six-year-old boy, Emmanuel Emeka, who was rescued from a suspected kidnapper on Wednesday in the Ikorodu area of Lagos, has recounted how he was lured, seized and tied up by his abductor.

Emmanuel said the suspect, identified as Mama Ifunaya, who was a neighbour, lured him into her room, strangled him, covered his mouth with clothes before tying him up with rope to prevent him from screaming.

15 men gang rape 16-yr-old girl in Rivers

POLICE have arrested members of a 15-man gang that allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl in Gbuga area of Ogbunabali, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The state Police Commissioner, Mr Tunde Ogunsakin, told newsmen, yesterday, at the Police headquarters in Port Harcourt that the girl allegedly attended a party organised in the area, adding that she took a glass of strong drink offered her by one of the rapists which made her pass out before she was allegedly raped by 15 men.