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INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY – BRAZIL 1-1 SENEGAL

Brazil drew 1-1 with Senegal in a friendly in Singapore on Thursday as their run without a win stretched to three games, the longest since coach Tite took over in 2016. Roberto Firmino opened the scoring for Brazil after eight...

All hail the New UFC Middleweight Champion of the World Israel Adesanya

New Zealander born Nigerian Israel Adesanya knocked out defending Champion Australian Robert Whittaker to become the undisputed middleweight boxing champion of the world. In front of a partisan 57,000 fans Adesanya won the fight via a second round knock out...

SUPER MONDAY – MANCHESTER UNITED VS ARSENAL , WHO WINS….?? PREDICT AND WIN

Man United vs Arsenal has always been one of the biggest matchup in the history of the English Premier League but recently a lot the below par performances of both side in have take the shine of this encounter. Nevertheless the encounter...

Nick Kyrgios handed suspended ban, additional fine for Cincinnati outburst

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios was handed a suspended ban of 16 weeks and an additional fine of $25,000 on Thursday for “aggravated behaviour” following an investigation by the ATP. The 24-year-old, one of the most combustible characters in tennis, was fined $113,000 over a...

Nigeria Football Federation and AS Roma sign partnership agreement

The Nigeria Football Federation is delighted to announce it has agreed a multi-year partnership with top Italian football club, AS Roma, The partnership, which was unveiled  on Friday in Abuja, will see the NFF and Roma collaborate  together on and off the pitch, with one long term objective being for the club to help further grow and improve all...

After US Open triumph street named after Bianca Andreescu,

US Open champion and new local hero Bianca Andreescu was honoured in Mississauga, her hometown in Canada, with a grand rally that was attended by thousands of people, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie presented the Grand...

THE #TOP100 CHALLENGE FOR AFRICAN TABLE TENNIS PLAYERS IS ON

Looking forward to the time when we will have Nigeria table tennis players in the top 100, top 50 and top 20 and possibly top 10. for now top 100 is the challenge to other players both men and...

BOXING – LOMACHENKO BEAT CAMPBELL UNANIMOUS DECISION

Vasiliy Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KOs) not only defended his WBA and WBO lightweight titles, but he also took the vacant WBC strap with a unanimous decision win over Luke Campbell (20-3, 16 KOs) in front of an appreciative crowd...

AAG TABLE TENNIS – NIGERIA FLY HOME WITH GOLD AND SILVER IN THE LADIES...

The dominance of Egypt in the table tennis event at the ongoing 12th African Games was halted on Monday August 26 after Nigeria and Algeria claimed gold medals in the women and men doubles event. The rivalry between Nigeria and...

CHINA 2019 WORLD CUP – BEHOLD THE NIGERIAN GLADIATORS

Nigeria have waited silently and expected for the release of the final 12 players for FIBA world cup in CHINA. The waiting game was all about who will and wont make the team, finally the coach of the team...

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