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NIKE UNVEILS SELF-LACING SHOES, OPERATED BY SMARTPHONE

Nike, the global sportswear giant on Tuesday launched some magic shoes that will automatically loosen or tighten when you step into them, and then adapt based on your activity. Wait for it — the Nike Adapt BB shoes, which go...

TABLE TENNIS – QUADRI AND ABIODUN CLUB RETAIN PORTUGUESE CUP

Nigeria’s duo of Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun made it five Portuguese Cup title in a row at the weekend after their team – Sporting beat GDCS Juncal 3-0 to retain the Portuguese Cup. Also, the women’s team of Sporting...

TENNIS – KEVIN ANDERSON LIFTS TATA OPEN, DENIES KARLOVIC PIECE OF HISTORY

Unleashing his all-around game at a crucial time, Kevin Anderson negated the serve and volley tactics of Ivo Karlovic in an excruciating three-set final to lift the Tata Open Maharashtra singles title in Pune on Saturday. In the battle...

WWE – WRESTLING WORLD MOURN THE DEATH OF “MEAN” GENE OKERLUND

The wrestling world has been rocked by the death of "Mean" Gene Okerlund, the veteran interviewer who was as much a part of WWE as Spandex and chokeholds. Renowned for his announcing, ringside commentary and chats with such stars as...

NIGERIA – CRICKET BODY SUSPENDS FORMER PRESIDENT

The General Assembly of Nigeria Cricket Federation has suspended the federation’s immediate-past president, Emeka Onyeama, over allegations of gross misconduct and financial misappropriation, an official said on Sunday in Abuja. Musa Ehizoje, the federation’s Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in...

GOLF:16 EVENTS FOR AFRICAN GOLF TOUR

Organisers of the new African Golf Tour on Tuesday said 16 events would feature when it begins next year. President of the tour, Emeka Okata, stated this in Abuja during the unveiling of the tour logo. Okata said the tour...

NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL – OKOWA FULFILS HIS MILLION NAIRA PROMISES

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated Team Delta for emerging victorious yet again in the just concluded 19th National Sports Festival. This is even as the Team is to get a total of N229 million going by the...

CHEN MENG RETAINS HER TITLE

Winner one year ago in Astana, China’s Chen Meng retained her Women’s Singles title at the Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals in Incheon on Sunday 16th December. The no.6 seed, she beat colleague He Zhuojia, the no.12 seed,...

ENTER THE YOUNGEST ITTF GRAND FINALS SINGLES CHAMPION

Tomokazu Harimoto became table tennis’ youngest World Tour Grand Finals singles champion on Sunday with a win over world No. 4 Lin Gaoyuan of China. The 15-year-old Harimoto, ranked No. 5 worldwide, beat Lin 11-4, 13-15, 11-9, 11-9, 11-9 to...

COMPLIANCE – WADA TO VISIT RUSADA (MOSCOW LAB) NEXT WEEK

A five-person WADA delegation will travel to Moscow on December 17 to access the city’s anti-doping laboratory and gain access to its raw data, the World Anti-Doping Agency said on Friday. Access to the lab and data before the...

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