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AAG 2019: Nigeria Thrash Benin Republic In Beach Volleyball

Nigeria thrashed Benin Republic 2-0 (21-5, 21-5) in the women’s beach volleyball event at the ongoing 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco. The pair of Tochukwu Nnoruga and Fransica Ikhiede were too hot for the Benin Republic to handle as it took Nigeria less than 20 minutes to win her …

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Man City, Tottenham In Heavyweight Clash

Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur square off at the Etihad Stadium  today having both registered victories in their opening fixtures. Raheem Sterling netted a hat-trick as City thrashed West Ham United by a 5-0 scoreline, while Spurs came from behind to register a 3-1 win over Aston Villa. Saturday’s match will represent the 160th competitive encounter between …

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Anthony Joshua, Ruiz Jr At War over Rematch Venue

Unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr says he has not signed to fight Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia and hopes their rematch is in New York. A 7 December rematch in Saudi Arabia was announced on Friday and Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn told a a news conference on Monday it …

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IBB Ladies Junior Open Tees Off

Over 150 young golfers from various golf clubs across the country have registered to compete in this year’s IBB ladies section junior golf championship. The 12th edition of the championship, which teed off on the 15th of August at the IBB international golf club Abuja is expected to nurture young …

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 African Games: Cycling Federation Releases Final Team List  

The Cycling Federation of Nigeria has released the list of 14 cyclists for the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco. The media officer of CFN, Dorcas Jonah, disclosed this in statement made available to newsmen in Abuja yesterday. Jonah said the list consists of eight male and six female cyclists. …

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FIFA Names Match Officials For Falcons, Algeria Clash

World football –ruling body, FIFA has appointed officials from Mali to take charge of the 2020 Olympics Women’s Football Tournament qualifying match between Nigeria and Algeria in Blida on Wednesday, 28th August 2019 The Algeria Football Federation has scheduled the match for the Stade Mustapha Tchaker in Blida (outside Algiers), …

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Final World Cup List Difficult To Pick-Nwora

With just 16 days to the commencement of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora says picking the last 12 players from the 15 players left in camp will be the hardest job to do. D’Tigers are paired alongside Argentina, Russia and Korea in Group B and …

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D’Tigress Reach Afrobasket Semis

The senior national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress yesterday thrashed DR Congo 79-46 in the quarter finals of the 2019 Afrobasket Women’s Championship in Dakar, Senegal. D’Tigress, who are the defending champions of the competition have now qualified for the semi-finals. The team was all-conquering in the game played at the …

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Golf: Uloma Mbuko Celebrates 50th Birthday With 18-Hole Tournament

All is now set for the Lady @  50 Pro-Am Golf tournament schedule for Saturday at the IBB international Golf and country Club, Abuja, to celebrate the golden jubilee of the first Professional Lady Golfer in Nigeria, Uloma Mbuko. Briefing journalists, Thursday evening at the Club, the chairman of the …

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Mane sets record as Liverpool Wins Super Cup

Liverpool won the Super Cup for the fourth time in their history by beating Chelsea 5-4 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in Istanbul yesterday. Goalkeeper Adrian kept out Tammy Abraham’s spot kick to secure victory for the Champions League winners. Chelsea had taken the lead in the first half …

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PSG Reject Barcelona, Real Madrid Bids For Neymar

Barcelona and Real Madrid have made unsuccessful offers for Paris St-Germain forward Neymar. Neymar’s former club Barcelona are believed to have offered 100m euros (£92.4m) plus Philippe Coutinho. Ivan Rakitic was also discussed with the French club as part of the deal for the 27-year-old Brazil international. Real have put …

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NVBF Announces Squad For All African Games

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation, (NVBF) has announced the list of players for the national teams ahead of the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco. Nigeria will face Morocco, Mauritius and Botswana in Pool A in the men and women categories at the games. According to the list released by the Technical Director, …

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Peter Okoye, VJ Adams Unveil Ball For LaLiga New Season

BY DUSTAN AGHEDO Singer and songwriter, Peter Okoye popularly known as Mr. P and celebrity OAP, VJ Adams unboxed the new LaLiga ball to signify the kick-off of the 2019/2020 LaLiga season.  The duo who were selected as part of a global campaign to herald the start of the new …

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RC3 2019: FrieslandCampina, FCMB, MTN Others Target Trophy 

BY DUSTAN AGHEDO The draws for the 2019 Remita Corporate Champions Cup (RC3) was yesterday held in Lagos as defending champions, FrieslandCampina lock horns against telecommunication giant, MTN.  The other opening round of eight fixtures will pitch last year’s runner-up, FCMB slug it out against NEM Insurance as former champions, …

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Why Iwobi left Arsenal For Everton

Alex Iwobi has revealed he left Arsenal to join Everton because he wants to “make a name” for himself and take on more responsibility.  Iwobi, 23, ended a 15-year spell with the Gunners this summer as he joined Everton on Deadline Day. He made 148 senior appearances for Arsenal but …

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