Ronaldo’s new diamond-studded Rolex is most expensive ever produced

Soccer legend, Cristiano Ronaldo recently stepped out wearing a timepiece from the venerated Swiss watchmaker Rolex, which happens to be the most expensive it’s ever produced at $485,350. Making an appearance at the 14th Dubai International Sports Conference, Ronaldo accented his casual suit and t-shirt combo with Rolex’s GMT Master Ice, which had an eye-watering retail price tag of $485,350 when it was first released. The model is set with 30 carats of glistening white diamonds on its dial, bezel and bracelet. Rolex isn’t one to skimp on the details…

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Anthony Joshua: I was compromised going into my first fight with Ruiz

t Unified heavyweight title champion, Anthony Joshua has revealed he was compromised going into his first fight with Andy Ruiz Jr., according to express.co.uk. Joshua suffered a stunning seventh-round TKO defeat to the unfancied Mexican-American at Madison Square Garden in June. Ruiz Jr, a late replacement for the disgraced Jarrell Miller, dropped Joshua four times in his ill-fated American debut – which brought about the end of his reign as unified heavyweight champion. Following his first professional loss, several conspiracy theories over Joshua’s wellbeing before the fight started to swirl.…

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Diaby Fadiga reveal reasons he stole £62,000 watch

Lamine Diaby-Fadiga has cited ‘jealousy’ as his reasons for taking Nice striker Kasper Dolberg’s watch last month. Dolberg had a £62,000 watch stolen from his team’s dressing room on September 16 and took his complaint to the police. It emerged that Diaby was in fact the thief with the 18-year-old subsequently sacked by the Ligue 1 club on Tuesday. “After several days of an unprecedented media storm for me, I have decided to give myself a voice via communication,” Diaby tweeted. “I would like to first of all apologise to…

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Football fan jokingly begs for money to buy beer, gets $1m

American football fan, Carson King, who cheekily held up a sign on TV asking for people to send him money to buy beer, has received over $1m. Now, just over a week on, the 24-year-old has raised more than a $1m (£800,000) and is donating the funds to a children’s hospital. “I was hoping to make a couple people laugh! I never expected to be on TV, and definitely did not except anyone to send any money,” he said. Referencing a beer brand, King’s sign read “Busch Light Supply Needs…

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Messi Not Friends With CR7 But Would Accept Dinner Date

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi admits to not being a close friend of Cristiano Ronaldo, but says he would happily accept a dinner invitation from the Juventus forward. Ronaldo, who left Messi behind in La Liga when leaving Real Madrid for Juve in 2018, again aired his admiration and respect for his fellow five-time Ballon d’Or winner. Those feelings are mutual, with there never any bad blood between two all-time greats. With that in mind, and with Ronaldo having suggested that he and Messi should meet up for lunch at some…

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Football: Yekini’s close friends behind his death -Odegbami

Segun Odegbami, former Green Eagles captain, has alleged that Rashidi Yekini’s close friends were behind his death in 2012. The ‘mathematical’ as he’s fondly called disclosed this in an interview on Channels Television. Odegbami, who captained Nigeria to their first title at the 1980 Africa Cup of Nations in Lagos, said Yekini was never insane but was callously murdered due to his generosity. “His people actually went and abducted him from his car and took him to a native doctor of some sort to cure him of his ‘insanity. Why…

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Inter Fans’ Group Defend Monkey Chants Aimed at Lukaku by Cagliari

A section of the Inter Milan ultras group ‘Curva Nord’ have insisted the monkey chants aimed at Romelu Lukaku by Cagliari fans were not meant to be racist. Lukaku, who signed for Inter from Manchester United last month, demanded immediate action from the Italian football authorities after he was abused during Sunday’s 2-1 win. A group called ‘L’Urlo Della Nord’ say Lukaku “has to understand” that – in Italy – fans have “ways only to help our teams and to try to make opponents nervous” – and they do not…

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Okagbare disqualified for false start, apologises to fans

Nigeria’s sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, was on Monday disqualified in heat one of the women’s 100m semi-final race for a false start. Before being disqualified, Nigeria’s fastest athlete in the women’s 100m had a good run in Heat 3, clocking 11.53secs to place first. After her disqualification, Ivory Coast’s Marie Ta Lou went on to win the race in 11.36secs. In 2015, Ta Lou won the women’s 100m event of the 2015 All Africa Games. The final of the men and women’s 100m event will hold on Tuesday (today). Speaking on…

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Guardiola Unhappy With Refereeing Inconsistencies In Man City Home Draw Against Spurs

Pep Guardiola insists the use of VAR must be more consistent after Manchester City were denied a late winner in the 2-2 draw against Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Gabriel Jesus thought he had slammed in a last-gasp third goal for City, only for VAR to chalk the strike off due to a handball from Aymeric Laporte – in scenes similar to those from the epic Champions League clash against Spurs last season. While the video review system came to Spurs’ rescue, it did not aid City…

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Match fixing: FIFA ban Siasia for life, hands him $50,000 fine

For agreeing to ‘the manipulation of matches’ for betting purposes, Samson Siasia has been fined $50,000 and banned for life by FIFA . The former Super Eagles coach’s ban emanated from an extensive investigation into matches that Wilson Perumal attempted to fix. In a statement from FIFA’s independent Ethics Committee, “Siasia was found guilty of having accepted that he would receive bribes in relation to the manipulation of matches that Perumal attempted to manipulate for betting purposes.” Siasia’s action breaches art. 11 (Bribery) of 2009 edition of the FIFA Code…

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