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Sports News Headlines Today (23-04-2014)

2014 World Cup Certificates Ready For Collection ' NFA - Leadership

2014 World Cup certificates ready for collection - NFF - Daily Trust

2015 AFCON: CAF, FRMF Sign Framework Deal - Leadership

25 amazing sports photos - CNN

5 former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders sue over pay - Yahoo

AFN fixes June 13 for 2014 Warri Grand Prix meet - Vanguard

AFN fixes June 13 for 2014 Warri Grand Prix meet - Daily Trust

AFN Golden League holds in Ilorin - Punch

AFN Golden League holds in Ilorin - Punch

AFN Golden league train moves to Ilorin - Guardian

AKA to co-direct 'Congratulate' video - Kickoff

Akpeyi to challenge Agbim for WC spot - Kickoff

Amodu Lauds Super Eagles' Preparation For World Cup - Leadership

Amodu lauds Super Eagles' World Cup preparation - Daily Trust

Amuneke expects Mali's fight back - Punch

Amuneke expects Mali's fight back - Punch

Analysis - United must move fast with vital window looming - Yahoo

ANAN Harps on International Accounting Standards - Thisday

Ancelotti confident Ronaldo will play - Guardian

Ansar-Ud-Deen Grammar School, Lagos, wins Philip Asiodu trophy - Guardian

Armstrong's team boss gets 10-year ban - BBC

As it happened: Atletico Madrid v Chelsea, Champions League semi-final first leg - Yahoo

Assistant Mjallby to leave Celtic - BBC

Athletico Madrid vs Chelsea: The best defences in Spain, England set for goals - Vanguard

Athletics: American wins in Boston - CNN

Atletico left frustrated as Chelsea earn draw - CNN

Atletico Madrid 0-0 Chelsea - BBC

Atletico Madrid 0-0 Chelsea: Resolute Blues hang on despite Cech & Terry injury blows - Goal

Atletico vs. Chelsea in pictures: Blues survive war of attrition - Goal

Ban: Kaduna United fans to stay away from matches - Punch

Baseball results - Yahoo

Baxter pleased with season - Kickoff

Bench warmers can impress with Eagles ' Akpoborie - Punch

Bolton Wanderers 0-1 Leicester City - BBC

Brazil 2014 ticket certificates ready - The Sun

Brazil 2014: NFF, Keshi agree to prune list - Punch

Cavin: First season's been tough - Kickoff

Cech & Terry out for league run-in - BBC

Cech, Terry to miss rest of Premier League season - Yahoo

Champions League: Chelsea, Atletico in 0-0 draw - Yahoo

Chelsea and Atletico in stalemate - Yahoo

Chelsea Claim Hard-Earned Draw - Yahoo

Chelsea have Champions League advantage, Simeone concedes - Yahoo

Chelsea hold out for Atletico stalemate in Madrid - Vanguard

Chelsea may field weakened team v Liverpool - Mourinho - Yahoo

Chosen One' banner may go to museum - BBC

Club Owners mourn Lato - Kickoff

Coach Lato will be missed - Aminu - Daily Trust

Coach tasks Baseball Association on regular age-grade competitions - Daily Trust

Committee Work: Fiscal Federalism, State Creation to Top Agenda - Thisday

Cross River Blurs the Rural-Urban Divide - Thisday

Crutchlow to miss Argentina Grand Prix - BBC

David Moyes: Ferguson must take share of blame - Guardian

David Moyes: Manchester United manager sacked by club - The Sun

Deadlock: NFF holds back Keshi's list - Vanguard

Donald & Westwood making major gains - BBC

Ecobank, Others Support Tourism - Thisday

Emotional return for Boston race - CNN

Essex bring in Kiwi batsman Ryder - BBC

Etisalat, Skye Bank book Remita Corporate Champions Cup final tickets - Guardian

Everton Will Not Give Up ' Baines - Daily Times

Ex-Eagle Kaita On Loan to Enyimba - Daily Times

Ex-Swansea midfielder Bodde in coma - BBC

Farbrace set to be Moores assistant - BBC

FCT, Kaduna Emerge Winners at Under-13, Under-15 Football Competitions - Daily Times

Ferguson 'must share blame' for Moyes failure - BBC

Feyenoord arrives for NNPC/Shell Cup - Guardian

FFF Unity Cup to erase football violence - Punch

FG, States, LGs Share N1.912tn in First Quarter - Thisday

Finally, Manchester United Sacks David Moyes - Daily Times

Five things that went wrong for David Moyes - Guardian

Flying Eagles Thrash Dabo Babes of Kano 4-0 - Daily Times

Football: Atletico frustrated by Chelsea - CNN

Football: Moyes sacked by Man Utd - CNN

From Chosen One to Sacked One - CNN

From the Chosen One to the Sacked One - CNN

Gabi frustrated by Chelsea tactics - Goal

GB defeat world champions Spain - BBC

Gege believes in Stars survival - Kickoff

Giggs named interim United boss - Punch

Godolphin doping scandal - one year on - BBC

Godwin targets clean sheets against Lobi - Kickoff

Guardiolas brain as a player manifested as a manager, says De Boer - Guardian

Haruna Lukman May Join Seville - Daily Times

Heineken, LCM back Apapa Club Tennis Tourney - Guardian

Here's what the morning papers have to say about Moyes and his potential successors - Yahoo

Higgins suffers shock loss to McManus - BBC

I feel sorry for Moyes ' Ancelotti - Leadership

IFC Expands African Debt Plan - Thisday

Inadequate Facility Affects Fives - Daily Times

Injured Djokovic 'back in two weeks - BBC

Italy prop Cittadini to join Wasps - BBC

Its Time For Gerrad To Win Title ' Zidane - Daily Times

Jele could return against Dikwena - Kickoff

Keane: Man Utd players should be 'ashamed - Goal

Keshi gives Super Eagles players May 27 deadline for Scotland friendly - Vanguard

Komphela respect for discarded trio - Kickoff

Lafarge Cement Joins High Priced Stocks - Thisday

Lagos stadium, arena of prostitutes ' Osaile - Punch

Landon Donovan saddened by Moyes sacking - Goal

Leicester Clinch Championship Title - Yahoo

Leicester seal second-tier title with win at Bolton - Yahoo

LMC reschedules Pillars, Bayelsa game - Punch

Lobi's goal scoring keeper wants more goals - Kickoff

Mabokgwane returning to Wits - Kickoff

Man Utd begin hunt but Giggs not in race - BBC

Man Utd sack manager David Moyes - Guardian

Man Utd shares jump 6% after manager Moyes' sack - Vanguard

Manchester United sack manager Moyes - BBC

Manchester United Sacks Fumbling Moyes - Thisday

Martins' goal nominated for Goal of the Week - Punch

Martins' goal nominated for Goal of the Week - Punch

Mayambela back in Djurgardens training - Kickoff

Mirallas out of final three matches - BBC

Mixed Reactions Trail Moyes' Sack - Leadership

MLB suspends 4 after Brewers-Pirates brawl - Yahoo

Mokotjo flirts with Ajax switch - Kickoff

Most Sherpas decide to leave Everest for season - Yahoo

Mourinho considering resting players against Liverpool - Goal

Mourinho feels 'sorry' for sacked Moyes - Goal

Mourinho gamble leaves Chelsea chances on a knife edge - Goal

Mourinho gets his away draw - Kickoff

Mourinho's cautious Chelsea frustrate Atletico - Yahoo

Mourinho: Cech done for season, Terry out for one month - Goal

Moyes axed by Man Utd after season of failure - Yahoo

Moyes dismissed by Man Utd - CNN

Moyes sack: Giggs is caretaker manager - Guardian

MTN Football Scholar Season 4 begins - Punch

MTN Football Scholar Season 4 begins - Punch

MTN Football Scholar Season Four kicks off - Guardian

NBA play-offs 1st round results - Yahoo

NBA-National Basketball Association roundup - Yahoo

NBA: Jackson fires Knicks coaches - CNN

Nergadze confirms Swallows exit - Kickoff

NFA wants Task Force to oversee Super Eagles World Cup campaign - Vanguard

NFF 'Consults' on Keshi's 38- man Provisional List - Thisday

NFF Delay Keshi's World Cup List - Leadership

NFF laments recent deaths - Kickoff

NFF needs presidential task force, says Maigari - Guardian

NFL-National Football League roundup - Yahoo

Nigeria to send Amuneke, Manu to Croatia tourneys - Vanguard

Nigerians can now get Brazil 2014 Ticket Certificates - Daily Trust

No comment on Chippa ' Dumitru - Kickoff

Obuh blames strikers wastefulness - Kickoff

Oil giant, Orlean, sponsors Nigerian coaches to Croatia soccer tourneys - The Sun

Okpekpe Road Race: Amaechi, Uduaghan, Aregbeshola challenge Oshiomhole - The Sun

Olympic medallist Williamson retires - BBC

Onyeawuna passes on - Kickoff

Orlean sponsors Garba, Amuneke to Croatia - Punch

Osaze donates to boyhood club - Kickoff

Pension Fraud: NRC Board Adopts Report, Recommendations - Thisday

Pique: Blame Barcelona players but not just Cesc Fabregas - Goal

Pitso: I don't need a scoring machine - Kickoff

Poor Maintenance Culture Responsible for Privatisation of Public Enterprises - Thisday

Q4 standings favour Sundowns - Kickoff

R&A chief executive Dawson to retire - BBC

Reading 2-0 Middlesbrough - BBC

Real Madrid v Bayern Munich - BBC

Real's Bale a doubt for Bayern game with illness - reports - Yahoo

RenCap Forecasts Growth for Consumer Companies - Thisday

Right competition age ensures development - Punch

Rosslee: Usuthu being too cute - Kickoff

Rusedski to coach teenager Edmund - BBC

SA players abroad wrap - Kickoff

SAFA promise quick Igesund decision - Kickoff

Sagbo fined over 'quenelle' gesture - BBC

Sani Kaita explains Enyimba move - Kickoff

Selolwane set for coaching role - Kickoff

Shalrie Joseph returns to New England Revolution - Goal

Sharapova survives scare to progress at Stuttgart - Yahoo

Shell Partners Dutch Club, Feyenoord Rotterdam to improve NNPC/Shell Cup - Vanguard

Shell partners Feyenoord for NNPC/Shell Cup - Punch

Shell partners Feyenoord for NNPC/Shell Cup - Punch

Shell Partners Feyenoord Rotterdam - Thisday

Simeone: 'Intense' draw favors Chelsea - Goal

Smith finds touch against Essex - BBC

Soccer-Chelsea may field weakened team v Liverpool - Mourinho - Yahoo

Soccer-Leicester seal second-tier title with win at Bolton - Yahoo

Soccer-Libertadores Cup last 16 results - Yahoo

Soccer-Real's Bale a doubt for Bayern game with illness-reports - Yahoo

Soccer-World Cup test event to go ahead with reduced crowd - Yahoo

Sterling Bank Records N3.5n Profit in First Quarter - Thisday

Stockbrokers Honour FCMB Founder - Thisday

Supreme Court reach FCT Fed Cup quarter - final - Daily Trust

Tab Ramos staying busy, happy with U.S. Soccer - Goal

Targeting a Sustainable Environment - Thisday

Ten Stocks Account for 71% of NSE Capitalisation - Thisday

Tennessee hires Southern Mississippi's Tyndall - Yahoo

The Opposition' director feels fortunate to tell story - Goal

This eagle is king of the birdies - CNN

Three year ban: Kaduna United FC warns supporters to steer clear of its matches - Guardian

Tuks sweat over Kekana, Monama - Kickoff

U-17 WAFU Tourney: Amuneke tells Eaglets to be wary of Mali's fightback - Vanguard

Uche still hopeful of making World Cup team - Guardian

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Ambitious Madrid Battles Guardiola Jinx - Thisday

Uganda Suspends Coach over Sex Scandal - Daily Times

Ukpong lists challenges to cricket development - Guardian

UPDATE 1-NHL play-offs quarterfinal results - Yahoo

US Based Ogwumike Throws Weight Behind NBBF - Leadership

W'Cup: Nigeria, others shun CAF offer - Punch

Wanted: A Strategy to Defeat Terror - Thisday

Wasley 'has a taste for Crucible - BBC

Wema Bank Posts N591m Profit in Three Months - Thisday


Winners Emerge at Heineken in Lagos - Daily Times

Winning YOG is not the focus but an eye-opener - Daily Trust

Wits maintain Allie interest - Kickoff

Wits weigh up Nengomasha future - Kickoff

World Cup test event to go ahead with reduced crowd - Yahoo

You can't destabilise Big Phil's Brazil - BBC

Sports News (22-04-2014)

Kaduna Utd Coach Dies - Thisday

20 Injured as Car Crashes into Church during Easter Service - Thisday

2014 Commonwealth Games: Quadri sure of table tennis medals - Guardian

2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup: NFA expects Falconets to reach semi-finals - Vanguard

2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup: NFA Expects Falconets To Reach Semi-Finals - Leadership

2015 AYC Qualifiers: Flying Eagles Face Abuja Football College In Tune-Up Match - Leadership

35-man Provisional List: The Nation waits on Keshi - Vanguard

Abia South Governorship Aspirants Agree to Work Together - Thisday

Addressing Deteriorating Insecurity - Thisday

Ajax face Sundowns in U-19 Final - Kickoff

Ajax retain Under-19 Premier Cup - Kickoff

Albert Onyeawuna is dead - Punch

Albert Onyeawuna Passes on at 78 Years - Thisday

Argentine fans burn cars, clash with police as team loses - Yahoo

Argentine trio keep Man City title dreams alive - Yahoo

Athletic Bilbao boss Valverde 'flattered' by Barcelona link - Goal

Atletico looking to compound Mourinhos woes - Guardian

Atletico Looks Set to Compound Mourinho's Woes - Thisday

AYC 2015: CAF disqualifies Gambia - Daily Trust

Bairstow regrets Pietersen absence - BBC

Baseball star stands accused in journey from Cuba to big leagues - Yahoo

Bayelsa lose to Sewe - Kickoff

Bitter-sweet for Man City - Kickoff

Bondas back in South Africa - Kickoff

Bookies suspend Moyes sack bets - Vanguard

Boston marathon honours bomb victims - BBC

Brazil 2014: NFF bows to Keshi - The Sun

Brazil 2014: NFF, Keshi meet on team list - Punch

Bulls' Noah the Defensive Player of the Year - Yahoo

Burnley 2-0 Wigan Athletic - BBC

Burnley beats Wigan, promoted to Premier League - Guardian

Burnley promoted to the Premier League - Vanguard

CAF disqualifies Gambia from U-20 African Youth Championship - Guardian

CAF Disqualifies Gambia From U-20 African Youth Champs - Leadership

CAF Play-offs: Chiefs have it all to do - Kickoff

CAF throws Gambia out of 2015 AYC - The Sun

Cavin backing for Ronwen captaincy - Kickoff

Chiefs begin offseason workouts after long break - Yahoo

Chukwumerije drills 172 taekwondo kids in Lagos - Guardian

City Defeat West Brom To Keep Title Hopes Alive - Yahoo

CONCACAF Player of the Week: Nick Rimando - Goal

Coulthard: Vettel struggles but Alonso impresses - BBC

Courtois relief at Chelsea clearance - BBC

DAWN Games LOC meets, inspects facilities on Thursday - Guardian

Diego Simeone reiterates Chelsea target Diego Costa could leave - Goal

Domestic league needs respect to attract investors 'FIFA Agent - Punch

Eaglets hold special prayer session - The Sun

Eto'o out of Chelsea squad against Atletico - The Sun

Ex-MLS keeper on saving a life at Boston bombings - BBC

Familiar foe Guardiola blocking Real path to glory - Yahoo

Fans wrong to barrack Moyes - Howard - BBC

FG Inaugurates Task Force C'ttee on Sexual Abuse, Violence against Children - Thisday

Fitzpatrick treated for heart problem - BBC

Fleury, 3-goal flurry lead Pens past Jackets, 4-3 - Yahoo

Football: Man City rekindle title challenge - CNN

For age falsification CAF disqualifies Gambia from U-20 AYC - Vanguard

Forget Nigeria, well qualify alongside Argentina, boasts Bosnia coach - Guardian

Four Years After, Samsung, LADOL Dispute Tests Efficacy of Local Content Act - Thisday

Gary Neville blasts Manchester United: Uncertainty over Moyes position 'repulsive - Goal

Hazard to miss match against Atletico - Guardian

Heineken House Lagos Ready for UCL Semis - Thisday

Heineken House Lagos, set for UCL semifinal duels - The Sun

Heineken House set for UEFA League games - Punch

Hunt: It will be tough for Chiefs - Kickoff

Ibile Games torch - Punch

Im relieved playing against Chelsea, Courtois admits - Guardian

In show of defiance, 32,000 run Boston Marathon - Yahoo

Insurgency: FG Urged to Deploy Security Technologies, Terrorism Experts - Thisday

Jason Giambi back in Indians lineup - Yahoo

Jose Mourinho: Fernando Torres never hides - Goal

Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson after lost season - Yahoo

Lagos Heineken House ready for UEFA Champions League duels - Guardian

Liverpool closer to Premier League heaven - BBC

Liverpool icons converge on Anfield for 'Celebration of the 96' charity game - Goal

Lobi keeper Melai promises more goals - Daily Trust

Man City win to keep title hopes alive - Yahoo

Man United evasive on Moyes sack reports - Vanguard

Man Utd silent on Moyes's future - BBC

Manchester City 3-1 West Brom: Silva injury sours comfortable night for hosts - Goal

Manchester City 3-1 West Bromwich Albion - BBC

Manchester City rekindle EPL title challenge - CNN

Manchester United declines comment on Moyes reports - Guardian

MARATHON WATCH: Silence, then exultation in Boston - Yahoo

Messi deal - Punch

Mhango inspires Celtic to victory - Kickoff

Middendorp hails 'incredible' Celtic - Kickoff

Miranda: Why should Atletico fear Mourinho's Chelsea - Goal

Moholo: We still believe - Kickoff

Mourinho: Real Madrid remains my team in Spain - Goal

Moyes Facing Sack - Thisday

Mt SAC relays: Team Nigeria post poor results - Punch

Nadal eyes Barcelona Open - The Sun

Nadal targets Barcelona - Punch

NASL International Spotlight: Two goals from Uruguayan midfielder Martinez - Goal

Nations Cup preliminary round action - Kickoff

NBA-Bulls' Noah named league's defensive player of the year - Yahoo

NBA-National Basketball Association roundup - Yahoo

NBA-Struggling Jazz part ways with head coach Corbin - Yahoo

Nduka calm despite FC Taraba woes - Punch

NFF S'South Congress Hails Danagogo, Endorses Maigari - Thisday

NFF technical committee, Keshi meet over World Cup, other issues - Guardian

NFL-National Football League roundup - Yahoo

NHL play-offs quarterfinal results - Yahoo

No going back on Ogunjobi, Barribote ban ' NFF - Daily Trust

No surprises in Keshi's list - Kickoff

NYCFC to play 2015 home games at Yankee Stadium - Yahoo

Oboabona scores in Rizespor win - Kickoff

Odemwingie's penalty causes controversy - Vanguard

Okpekpe Race: Three Governors Challenge Oshiomhole - Thisday

OKPEKPE ROAD RACE: 3 Govs ready to challenge Oshiomhole - Vanguard

Okpekpe: Before Kenya, Ethiopia hawks sweep Oshiomholes largesse again - Guardian

Old scores to settle for Mourinho - Yahoo

Olympian, Chukwumerije Inspires 172 Taekwondo kids in Lagos - Thisday

Osaze donates N1m to Insurance - Punch

Pacers want actions to make statement vs. Hawks - Yahoo

Pension Reform: Attention Shifts to the House - Thisday

Police Discovers New Talents In IGP Boxing Fiesta - Leadership

Presidency Moves to Probe Nyako - Thisday

Quadri Sure of Table Tennis Medals at Commonwealth Games - Thisday

Racing broadcaster Wilson dies aged 73 - BBC

RailHawks forward Zack Schilawski named NASL Player of the Week - Goal

Red Devils former master dribbler, Onyeanwuna, passes on - Guardian

Rugby-Marshall admits he was 'average' union player - Yahoo

Sale could miss Tuesday start due to soreness - Yahoo

Secret life of superyacht servant - CNN

Shekarau's Defection Revives Kano PDP - Thisday

Silva to undergo scan on ankle injury after being stretchered off against West Brom - Goal

Soccer-Argentine championship final results and standings - Yahoo

Soccer-Argentine fans burn cars, clash with police as team loses - Yahoo

Soccer-La Liga results and standings - Yahoo

Soccer-La Liga summaries - Yahoo

Soccer-La Liga top scorers - Yahoo

Soccer-Portuguese championship results and standings - Yahoo

Super Falcons Take On Sia One Academy In Friendly - Leadership

Sweswe leaving Wits - Kickoff

The Task Before Bulkachuwa - Thisday

Three friendlies not enough for Eagles, says Laloko - Guardian

Three-month-old Baby Stolen in Makurdi - Thisday

Timberwolves' Rick Adelman retiring after 23 years - Yahoo

Tragedy hits Kaduna as Lato passes on - Vanguard

TUC Accuses PENGASSAN President of Instigating Crisis - Thisday

Uganda Suspends Coach over Sex Scandal - Daily Times

Under weather Mourinho puts faith in Torres - Vanguard

Vermezovic rues missing players - Kickoff

Wasley shocks Ding at Crucible - BBC

We are ready for Chelsea, says Tiago - Guardian

We desire UCLs trophy more than anyone else - Guardian

We Were Our Own Worst Enemy ' Rooney - Leadership

Why Manchester United couldn't waste another penny on Moyes - Goal

WORLD CUP 2014: Eagles Scout to Spy Bosnia in USA - Thisday

World Cup watch: Messi, Falcao and Tevez - BBC

Wright urges Arsenal to purchase Chicharito - Goal