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Japan’s Naomi Osaka maintained a slender lead over Romanian Simona Halep at the top of the WTA rankings released on Monday.
World number ones Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday for next week’s Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women’s side.
Simona Halep has secured the year-end number one ranking in the WTA standings for the second year running.
Japan's US Open champion Naomi Osaka rose to fourth place in the latest WTA rankings released Monday on the strength of her outstanding form in recent weeks.
Simona Halep retained the number one spot in the latest women’s rankings despite losing in the third round at Wimbledon, but below her the upsets at the grass-court major caused turmoil.
Spain’s Rafael Nadal retained the top spot in the men’s ATP rankings in front of his old rival Roger Federer as Wimbledon kicks off on Monday.
Spain’s Rafael Nadal regained the top spot in the men’s ATP rankings from old rival Roger Federer on Monday after the latter’s surprise final loss on the grass in Halle.
With Wimbledon looming, Simona Halep, who was not in action last week, retained her comfortable lead the WTA rankings ahead of Carolina Wozniacki, who also did not play.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, on Thursday called for increased collaborations between Universities of Agriculture (UAs) and relevant agencies of the government as part of efforts to boost agriculture in Nigeria.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has reiterated that his second term appointments will be based on absolute loyalty, commitment to the vision of the administration and the capacity to deliver.
Liverpool’s Cameroonian defender Joel Matip has opened the door for a return to the Bundesliga.
Another contender for the position of the Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Francis Alimikhena, has stepped down from the race.
Paul Pogba is set to become one of the most talked-about characters in the ongoing transfer window, as not only Real Madrid is interested in his services.
Blaise Matuidi opted against leaving the pitch in protest when Juventus team-mate Moise Kean allegedly suffered racist abuse at Cagliari because it would have meant those purportedly involved "won".
The Lagos State Judo Association on Tuesday said four athletes will represent the state at national trials organised by the Nigeria Judo Federation ahead of the 12th All African Games.
Nigeria and Galatasaray striker Henry Onyekuru is upbeat that the Super Eagles will soar high at the 32nd African Cup of Nations billed in Egypt.
The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) has threatened to sue the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), for defamation of character.
Six temporary shops were burnt down at Kofar Ruwa Market (Kasuwar ‘Yan Rodi) in Kano on Sunday night as firefighters battled to curtail its spread.
Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea, and reports in England and Spain claim Hazard is officially a Real Madrid player after striking a deal worth £88 million (€100m)