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IAAF Diamond League: Blessing Okagbare seeks second win in Birmingham, Tobiloba Amusan set to...

Former African sprint queen Blessing Okagbare will be seeking her second win at the Muller Grand Prix in Birmigham, United Kingdom on Sunday when the IAAF Diamond League train makes its 11th of scheduled 14 stops this year.
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IAAF World Relays: Team Nigeria begin campaign with 4x400m relay

Team Nigeria will be aiming for glory as the heat event of the women’s 4X400metre begins today at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 in Japan.
Fola Ojo

Kidnapping: The thing speaks for itself

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the US President in tough times. The Great Depression and World War II were harrowing events that could have mowed Americans down to the rubble. But, the 32nd President successfully pulled the country to safety and succour. There is none in American history granted more frequent access to sit in the Oval Office as President Roosevelt.
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EU adds Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, 21 others to dirty-money blacklist

The European Commission added Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive disclosed on Wednesday.
Stephen Curry scored a game high of 42 points, including the game winning layup while Kevin Durant scored 35, and changed the momentum with a four point play in the court, as the Warriors edged the Clippers 129-127.

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant lift Warriors over clippers in NBA thriller

Stephen Curry scored the last of his 42 points on a driving layup with a half-second remaining Sunday and reigning NBA champion Golden State edged the Los Angeles Clippers 129-127.
Shakira

Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014.
Patrick Nwegbo

Patrick Nwegbo snubs US for Golden Eaglets chance

Nigerian-born Patrick Nwegbo has turned down the chance to play for the United States of America, with the 16-year old restating his determination to wait for a call-up to the Golden Eaglets who are preparing to take part in the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania in 2019.
Caster Semenya

IAAF Award: Caster Semenya, Beatrice Chepkoech, 8 others nominated in female world athlete category

South Africa’s Caster Semenya and Beatrice Chepkoech of Kenya, have been nominated alongside eight other female athletes for the 2018 Female World Athlete of the Year by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).

Yokohama to host 2019 IAAF World Relays

Japan will now host two of the biggest events on the athletics calendar in successive years after the choice of Yokohama for the 2019 IAAF World Relays.

Harry Kane challenges Mo Salah to repeat Golden Boot heroics

Salah scored his 32nd Premier League goal of the season in Liverpool's 4-0 win over Brighton on Sunday to finish two ahead of the Tottenham striker and set the record for the most goals scored in a 38-game campaign.

Reece Prescod stuns Justin Gatlin to win 100m race in Shanghai

British sprinter Reece Prescod foiled the local challenges and overcame world champion Justin Gatlin to win the men’s 100 metres on Saturday.

Usain Bolt: You don’t replace Muhammad Ali – Sebastian Coe

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe blasted the “obsession” with Usain Bolt as track and field entered its new era without the Jamaican showman at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

US women break 4x800m relay record

US women set a world record in the 4x800m relay on Saturday at the Millrose Games indoor athletics meeting with a time of 8min 05.89sec.

Shakira facing alleged tax-dodging investigation in Spain

Shakira has become the latest celebrity to find themselves under investigation by the Spanish authorities for possible tax evasion.

Tiger Woods fires final-round 68 as Rickie Fowler wins Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods capped his return to competition with a fine four-under par 68 on Sunday as red-hot Rickie Fowler won the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

Tiger Woods fires final round 68 at Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods capped his return to competition with a fine four-under par 68 on Sunday in the final round of the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

Tiger Woods announces return to action in November

Tiger Woods will make his latest return from long-term injury at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas next month, the former world number one confirmed on Monday.

Super Sand Eagles players threaten boycott of COPA Lagos

Some Super Sand Eagles players on Wednesday threatened to boycott the forthcoming 2017 COPA Lagos Beach Soccer Tournament if their outstanding allowances are not paid.

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Death of 17 Kwara admission seekers painful, preventable – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday lamented the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano, describing the incident as a painful one that could have been prevented.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

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The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) on Sunday said that aviation unions would continue to kick against planned concession of some major airports across the country by the Federal Government.
Benedict Ayade

Cross River: Communal crisis impeding our development – governor

The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.
Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.

Nigeria striker Ajibade’s assist key in Avaldsnes win over Roa

Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.
Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope urges Amazon fires to be put out, calls for prayers

The world must work together to extinguish the fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis said in his weekly address to thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.