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Otis confident of FIBA Afrobasket title defense

D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley is confident that his team has chances of successfully defending their FIBA AFROBASKET title when the competition gets underway on August 9, 2019. Following the team’s draw against Tunisia and Cameroon at the official draw ceremony held in Dakar, Senegal, Otis said the team can …

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FIFA Awards 2019: Liverpool trio nominated, Man City players missing

Liverpool trio Virgil van Dijk, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah and Tottenham’s Harry Kane are in the running for the men’s prize in the Best Fifa Football Awards. Former Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard is also on the 10-strong list that includes Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. England’s Lucy …

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How misplaced passport leaves 38 golfers without clubs

World number three Lexi Thompson has apologised to her fellow competitors after a caddie carrying 38 LPGA players’ bags from France to the Woburn Golf Club was delayed. The caddie was heading for the club where the Women’s British Open was going to take place, but because she had left …

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Tiger Woods returns For FedExCup playoffs

Tiger Woods will return to action for the first two legs of the FedExCup playoffs, which will mark only the second time all year he has competed in consecutive weeks. Woods has committed to playing a reduced schedule in hopes of preserving his health. He has now said on Twitter …

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Otedola redeems $25,000 pledge to Super Eagles

Nigerian Billionaire, Femi Otedola has fulfilled his promise to the Super Eagles for the number of goals scored in the AFCON 2019 semi-final against Algeria. Otedola had promised the Super Eagles twenty five thousand dollars per goal in their AFCON semi final encounter with the Desert Foxes. Odion Ighalo’s penalty …

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Dillian Whyte stripped of WBC title after positive test

The WBC has provisionally suspended Dillian Whyte’s status as the organisation’s interim world heavyweight champion and mandatory challenger to Deontay Wilder. Whyte tested positive for a banned substance three days before he beat Oscar Rivas on 20 July. The Briton, 31, will be allowed to present his case to the WBC. Whyte …

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Mourinho ‘full of fire’ Set to return

Jose Mourinho says he is “full of fire” ahead of a return to football management, but insists he is willing to wait for the right opportunity before making a decision on his future. Mourinho has been out of work since leaving Manchester United in December and, despite receiving a number …

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Bailly out until Christmas after knee operation

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will be out until the end of the year after suffering a knee injury, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday. Bailly, 25, hurt his knee in last Thursday’s 2-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur in the International Champions Cup (ICC) and had successful surgery on …

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Be Fearless Aghahowa Charges Iwobi, Iheanacho, others

With the European season about to get underway, Nigerian players will return to the spot light across the continent, after a fairly decent AFCON 2019 campaign for most. But the individuals must show hunger and fight to become prominent this season for their respectively teams says former Eagles forward Julius …

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Tennis Federation EYe 2019 AAG Success

Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) has assured Nigerians of a successful campaign at the start of 2019 All African Games in Rabat, Morocco. The 2019 Africa Games, its 12th edition, will get under way from 19 August  to 31 August in Rabat, Morocco, with 53 nations vying for top honours in 23 …

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