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Wayde van Niekerk to miss Commonwealth Games after suffering knee injury

South Africa’s Olympic gold medallist Wayde van Niekerk will miss next year’s Commonwealth Games in April after suffering a serious knee injury in a celebrity touch rugby match, the sprinter said on Tuesday. The 400-metres Olympic and world champion has travelled to Vail in the United States for surgery after …

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Skepta Releases Surprise “Vicious” EP

 Skepta is another artist getting into the Halloween festivities with the surprise release of his Vicious EP. The Boy Better Know co-founder, who won the Best International Act: U.K. at the 2016 BET Awards, dropped the project Tuesday (October 31) days after first teasing it via Instagram on Friday night (October 27). The six-track project …

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Former FIFA Official Bags Jail Term Over The Largest FIFA Fraud Ever….

A US judge sentenced a British-Greek accountant to jail for 15 months on Tuesday, condemning his “breathtaking” fraud in helping to launder $3 million in bribes in the FIFA corruption scandal. Costas Takkas, former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Federation, was the second defendant sentenced in connection with …

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Chris Brown Drops Monster 45-Song “Heartbreak On A Full Moon” Album

On Tuesday (October 31), Breezy released a monster of an album with Heartbreak on a Full Moon, his first studio album since 2015’s Royalty. The project comes loaded with 40 songs (plus five bonus tracks) from the Virginia crooner. Prior to the release of Heartbreak on a Full Moon, Brown appeared on The Angie …

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Yemi Alade’s ‘Johnny’ Becomes Most Viewed African Video On YouTube

Yemi Alade has the most viewed African video on YouTube. Yemi Alade is still holding firm to her title as ‘Mama Africa’ as the Nigerian music diva hits another milestone for herself and brand. The Effyzzie entertainment music star now owns the title of the most viewed video in Africa. …

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NYC terror attack leaves 8 dead, several injured; suspect’s notes pledged ISIS loyalty

Investigators in New York City were left with a range of questions Tuesday after a driver plowed a pickup truck onto a bike path and into a crowd in Lower Manhattan, killing at least eight people and injuring 11. The suspect, identified as Sayfullo Saipov, 29, is originally from Uzbekistan …

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Leicester appoint Claude Puel as new manager to replace Craig Shakespeare

Leicester have appointed Claude Puel as their new manager after the club sacked Craig Shakespeare last week. Puel was dismissed by Southampton at the end of last season having faced criticism for his defensive tactics. However, the Frenchman guided the Saints to a League Cup final – where they lost …

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“Bad Boys” Series Spin-Off Starring Gabrielle Union In The Works

Another spin-off based off a classic action film is being made in a T.V. series. Just a few weeks ago we learned that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will play the lead actor in a Fast & Furious spin-off and now Deadline reports that Gabrielle Union is set to star in an upcoming series based …

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Swiss great Martina Hingis announces retirement

Swiss great Martina Hingis has announced she will retire from tennis at the end of this week’s WTA Finals, where the 37-year-old multi grand slam champion is playing in the doubles tournament alongside Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan. “Looking back now, it’s hard to believe that almost exactly 23 years ago I …

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FG to turn Fela’s Ancestral Home to Museum

The Federal Government has revealed plans to turn the ancestral home of afrobeat legend and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti into a museum. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this while visiting the musician’s ancestral home in Ogun State, along with Governor Ibikunle Amosun, Punch reports. Mohammed said Fela will …

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