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All set for 2016 Rio Olympics Games to commence

The 2016 Olympic Games officially start in Rio on Friday with the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium.

Athletes from 206 nations and a refugee team are in Brazil to compete in 28 sports and be watched by a global audience of billions.

Andre Ayew’s move to West Ham on ice

Andre Ayew’s widely reported move to West Ham has hit a snag after Diafra Sakho, the player whose departure is expected to create space for him at the Hammers discovered a back problem during a medical at West Brom.

Heavyweight champ Fury faces drug charge

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has been charged with a doping offence by the UK’s anti-doping body. Ukad revealed it suspended Fury on 24 June – the day the Briton announced he was pulling out his his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko because of injury.

Messi is poor in bed - Model

Argentine model Xoana Gonzalez has made a curious revelation, indicating despite Messi’s exploits on the field, he is a poor lover on bed.

Check Out: Jon Obi Mikel has a new name

Jon Obi Mikel has been called many things by Chelsea fans during his decade at Stamford Bridge… many of which are far too rude for us to repeat.

Zlatan is superb - Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney has tipped Zlatan Ibrahimovic to make a big impact at Manchester United, as he admitted his excitement going in to the new season.

Mubarak Wakaso and wife welcome baby

Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso and his wife are celebrating the birth of their new baby boy GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm.

The couple welcomed the bouncing baby boy on Friday morning in Spain where Mrs. Wakaso has been for some time now.

Wakaso seems to be having the best of days after he recently sealed a good move to Greek giants Panathinaikos after spending a loan spell with Las Palmas in Spain last season.

 

The energetic midfielder has played for Espanyol, Celtic, Villarreal and Rubin Kazan all in the past.

 

Stephen Keshi buried

Stephen Keshi, the former Nigeria captain and manager, was buried on Friday in his country house at Ilah, in Nigeria's Delta State.

Keshi won the Africa Cup of Nations as both captain (in 1994) and manager of the Super Eagles (in 2013).

Baba Rahman heads to Schalke 04

Blacks Stars left back Baba Abdul Rahman is set for a medical at Schalke 04 as he looks to sign a long season loan deal with the club.

Stephen Keshi to be buried today

Former Nigerian player and coach Stephen Okechukwu Keshi shall be laid to rest today in his Illah, hometown.

The 54-year-old succumbed to death on June 8, in Benin City with claims his wife’s death a few years earlier devastated him so much he just followed her to the grave.

Dilma Roussef and Lula wont be at Olympic ceremony

The suspended Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, says she will not attend the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics because she does not want to take a secondary position in the Maracana stadium.

Ghana needs $600k for 2016 Olympics

Ghana needs $600,000 in order to participate in the 2016 Olympic Games which is scheduled to take off in the Brazilian city of Rio on August 5.

GFA member asked me to do 'things' for U20 qualifier - Vanderpuye

The supposed feud between Sports Minister Nii Lantey Vanderpuye and the Kwesi Nyantakyi led Ghana Football Association (GFA) continues unabated as the minister has implied he refused to indulge in underhand dealings prompted by some GFA officers.