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Dortmund claim CL record 8-4 win over Legia

Already-qualified Borussia Dortmund crushed Legia Warsaw 8-4 on Tuesday to set a record for the most goals scored in a Champions League match, helped by a Marco Reus hat-trick. Rampant Dortmund netted five times in 15 first-half minutes with Shinji Kagawa grabbing two goals while Reus, back after six months out injured, completed the scoring in stoppage time. Dortmund are …

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Ghana’s Schlupp in car crash; escapes unhurt

English Premier League ace and Black Stars midfielder Jeffery Schlupp has crashed his £190,000 Lamborghini and reportedly shrugged: “Oh well, I’ve got three other cars to choose from.”The Leicester City defender, 23, escaped unhurt and allegedly made his remark to recovery crews.According to the Sun, Schlupp told recovery crew he’s got three more cars to choose from so not to …

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Jordan suspends recruitment of Ghanaian house-helps over HIV/AIDS

Jordan has suspended the recruitment of domestic helpers from Ghana for public safety reasons after some of the workers tested positive for HIV/AIDS, the Jordan times reported on Monday.According to the Hatem Azrui, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health for Jordan, the decision is aimed at preserving the health of the public and households that hire domestic helpers from …

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PSG’s Aurier refused entry to UK before Arsenal game

Paris St-Germain full-back Serge Aurier was stopped from entering the United Kingdom and will miss Wednesday’s Champions League match against Arsenal. The Ivorian, 23, was given a two-month suspended prison sentence in September for assaulting a police officer. PSG say the UK authorities granted Aurier a visa in October but revoked it on 16 November, citing his conviction. Uefa expressed …

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You Can Now Go Live With Instagram Stories

IT’S THE LATEST sign that Instagram really, really wants to be your one-stop shop for quick, fun videos—and not just a feed of your meticulously curated photos. Today, the company rolled out two updates: live video on Stories (you remember Stories, it’s the brazen Snapchat ripoff launchedearlier this year); and the option to direct-message friends ephemeral video. What’s that they say …

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Sea Ice In Arctic and Antarctic Is At Record Low Levels This Year

For what appears to be the first time since scientists began keeping track, sea ice in the Arctic and the Antarctic are at record lows this time of year. “It looks like, since the beginning of October, that for the first time we are seeing both the Arctic and Antarctic sea ice running at record low levels,” said Walt Meier, …

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Trump: US to quit TPP trade deal on first day in office

President-elect Donald Trump says the US will quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on his first day in the White House. He made the announcement in a video message outlining what he intends to do first when he takes office in January. The TPP trade deal was signed by 12 countries which together cover 40% of the world’s economy. Mr …

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Kanye West ‘hospitalised following disturbance call’

US rapper Kanye West has been hospitalised following an emergency services call, media reports say. A police spokesperson told the BBC they had received a “disturbance call” on Monday afternoon, but did not name the singer. The disturbance was later deemed a medical incident, he said, and the fire department responded. A spokesman for the LA Fire Department said an …

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CAF suspend referee Joseph Lamptey for 3-months

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has suspended referee Joseph Odartei Lamptey for three months and gone ahead to describe his performance as poor in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal. A CAF statement read that the referee awarded a wrong penalty to the hosts – South Africa and described his performance in the match …

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Egypt court quashes Morsi life sentence

Egypt’s highest appeal court has overturned a life sentence handed down to ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The Court of Cassation ordered that the 65-year-old be retried on the charge of conspiring to commit terrorist acts with foreign organisations. Last week, the court quashed a death sentence handed to Morsi in a separate case revolving around a mass prison break during …

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