Richest millionaire golfers in history

Arnold Palmer ($675 million): American professional golfer, Arnold Palmer has an estimated net worth of $675 million. Widely considered as one of the greatest players in the history of men’s professional golf. He has won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, dating back to 1955. Nicknamed “The King,” he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974 and won the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998. Palmer has had a diverse golf-related business career, including owning the Bay Hill Club and Lodge,…

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Calabar Tragedy: Kanu, others to stage All-Stars match for victims

Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu, will be part of players lined-up for an All-Stars football match to raise funds for electrocuted victims of last Thursday’s tragedy at a viewing centre in Nyaghassang Community, Calabar Municipality, Cross River State. This is coming as Senator Florence Ita-Giwa led hundreds of mourners and sympathisers on a candle-light procession through the community to the scene of the incident where it became clear that eight people had died following the incident. Participants in the procession from all walks of life wore black Tee-shirts with…

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Man City offer Iheanacho in deal to land Aubameyang

There are strong indications that Super Eagles star, Kelechi Iheanacho, may continue his professional career in the German Bundesliga next season. The English Premier League club Manchester City are prepared to offer the Nigerian striker to Borussia Dortmund in the proposed deal to bring Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the Etihad Stadium. With the Gabon star valued in the region of €70 million by Dortmund, City will use Iheanacho as complement in the deal to sign him and initial talks are understood to have taken place. The FIFA Under-17 World Cup winner…

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Sunderland’s 10-year Premier League stay ends

Sunderland’s 10-year stay in the Premier League is over after Josh King’s late strike gave Bournemouth a 1-0 victory that condemned the Black Cats to relegation on Saturday. David Moyes’ side slumped out of the English top-flight with a whimper as the latest dismal display in a wretched campaign ended with King’s winner in the 88th minute. In the bottom three since September 10, bottom of the table Sunderland have gone 10 games without a win and are doomed with four games still to play. Sunderland’s relegation caps another miserable…

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Boxing: Joshua knocks Klitschko out in 11

In a very important battle for the IBF, WBA, IBO heavyweight titles, a record crowd of 90,000 fans saw Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) get off the floor, score three knockdowns of his own, to stop Wladimir Klitschko (64-5, 54 KOs) in the eleventh round. Coming into this contest, Klitschko competed in 28 world title fights and is the second longest reigning world champion in history. The 41-year-old fighter has been out of the ring since losing a twelve round decision to Tyson Fury in November 2015. It was Klitschko’s…

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La Liga: Real late shows excite Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insisted he can’t explain his side’s penchant for late goals, but is excited rather than concerned by the need to constantly go to the wire. Marcelo struck four minutes from time as, for the seventh time this season, Real won a La Liga game in the final 10 minutes by edging out Valencia 2-1 on Saturday. “We know our stats of goals scored in the last few minutes,” said Zidane. “That is the reason football is so wonderful and you can’t over-analyse things too much….

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Sunderland’s 10-year EPL stay ends with Bournemouth defeat

Sunderland’s 10-year stay in the Premier League ended with defeat against Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light. The result coupled with Hull City’s draw at Southampton means David Moyes’ side are 14 points from safety with four games left. Bournemouth’s Joshua King scored the only goal with just two minutes left, tapping home from Ryan Fraser’s pass. The Norwegian also came close in the 20th minute but his shot rebounded off the post and crossbar and into the arms of Jordan Pickford. Artur Boruc saved from Jermain Defoe in the…

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