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Boxing: Philippine fighters at risk in brain scan scam

A total of 150 professional boxers in the Philippines have been banned for falsifying brain scan results aimed at detecting serious head injuries in the sport, regulators said on Tuesday (Aug 15).

Fight with McGregor won’t go distance – Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather has said he has done his homework on mixed martial artist Conor McGregor and promised their multi-million dollar fight in Las Vegas on Aug. 26 will not go the distance.

Star Indian boxer offers to trade title for peace with China

Indian boxer Vijender Singh has offered to return the championship belt he won in this weekend's title fight over his Chinese rival in a nod to diplomacy amid a tense border standoff between New Delhi and Beijing.

I like my women BBW – Joshua replies Khan

British boxers Amir Khan and Anthony Joshua became embroiled in an explosive Twitter spat on Friday after Khan appeared to accuse Joshua of having a relationship with his wife.

Joshua ordered to defend boxing title against Ortiz

The World Boxing Association (WBA) has ordered world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to defend his title against Cuba’s Luis Ortiz, the organisation said on Friday.

Joshua suffers rematch blow as Klitschko retires

Joshua beat Klitschko to defend his IBF and win the WBA heavyweight titles, getting off the canvas to score a remarkable 11th-round knockout.

Klitschko retires from boxing to end Joshua rematch talks

Wladimir Klitschko has announced his shock retirement from boxing with immediate effect, ending any chance of a rematch against heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua.

Joshua gives Klitschko rematch deadline

Little over three months after the biggest win of his career, Anthony Joshua is eager to do it all again as he revealed the date of his next training camp, thus giving Wladimir Klitschko a tight deadline to agree to a rematch.

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RIFAN: Nigeria now producing eight million tons of rice annually

Contrary to the report that says Nigeria produces 4 million tons of rice, the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) says it has established that instead, Nigeria being the largest producer of rice in Africa is producing 8 million tons of rice annually.

Court remands bricklayer for allegedly raping housewife

A Senior Magistrates’ Court in Kano on Monday ordered that a 30-year-old bricklayer, Abdulrazak Dahiru, accused of raping a housewife, be remanded in prison.
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Gbenga Daniel: I’ve left partisan politics

Gbenga Daniel, former director-general of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, has denied joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Bauchi elections: Governor Abubakar heads to court over INEC’s decision to resume collation of...

Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar has disclosed he is heading to court to challenge the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) decision to resume collation of results in the state ahead of supplementary elections declared in six states.

NSCIA condemns Christchurch terror attack

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has condemned the Friday terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, by Australian citizen, Brenton Tarrant.