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Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the winner's trophy after the men's singles final at Wimbledon. (AFP-Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS)

Serbian press crown Novak Djokovic ‘King of Tennis’

The Serbian press on Monday proclaimed Novak Djokovic “king of tennis” with the “heart of a hero” after he claimed his fifth Wimbledon title beating eight-time champion Roger Federer.

I’m not the perfect player – Lionel Messi

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi may have won five Ballon d'Or trophies, but he insists that he is not yet the "perfect" player.

Djokovic becomes father of baby girl

Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have become parents of a baby girl, local media reported on Sunday.

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Manchester City to implicate Liverpool in appeal against two-year ban from UEFA

Manchester City’s appeal against their two-year ban from European competitions, could see them implicate Liverpool over allegations that the Reds hacked into their scouting database.
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined Leicester City's Jamie Vardy at the top of the Premier League scoring charts after scoring twice to help the Gunners beat Everton 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Mikel Arteta hails Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Arsenal skipper downs Everton

Mikel Arteta admitted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has erased any doubts about his commitment after Arsenal’s captain led by example with a double in their 3-2 win against Everton on Sunday.

Lagos shuts down 20 health facilities

Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Remo Stars’ Vice-Captain and defender Tiyamiyu Kazeem has been allegedly shot dead in Sagamu, Ogun State, by unknown gunmen.

Nigeria mourns slain footballer as police deny brutality

Nigeria mourned on Sunday the 'untimely death' of footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu locally known as Kaka after he was knocked down and killed by a car in an apparent hit-and-run.

Ethiopia: 29 injured in ‘bomb attack’ at pro-Abiy rally

A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.