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Reigning NCAA Division I 200m champion, Divine Oduduru started his quest to become the second Nigerian man to successfully complete a sprint double at the Championships on an explosive note.

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru set for Diamond League return

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru has been handed the opportunity to prove he has the big occasion temperament following his re-admission to the IAAF Diamond League stage barely six weeks after his misadventure to the EBS Herculis in Monaco where he came in last (10.26 seconds) in the 100m event.
President of EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker gestures ahead of a College Commissioners meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on July 18, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - JOHN THYS

Jean-Claude Juncker cuts short holiday for emergency gallbladder surgery

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has cut short his holiday to have urgent surgery to remove his gallbladder.
Blessing Okagbare

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.
Britons on Monday hoarded goods worth £4 billion (or about 4.8 billion dollars) amid fears of a no-Brexit deal.

Britons stockpile food, medicine as no-Brexit deal looms

A financial services provider, Premium Credit, said almost one in five respondents to a survey of 1,052 people have begun to increase their stockpiles of food, drinks as well as medicines.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

Leak: UK may lack ships to police waters after Brexit

Britain could struggle to stop European Union fishing boats illegally entering its waters after a no-deal Brexit due to a lack of enforcement vessels, according to a leaked government email.
Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku photographed training with Anderlecht

Romelu Lukaku has been photographed training with boyhood club Anderlecht back in his homeland on Monday.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

Britain to spend an extra £2.1 billionn on no-deal Brexit planning

Britain said it was ramping up preparations for a no-deal Brexit by spending an extra 2.1 billion pounds to stockpile medicines, hire more border officials and fund one of the biggest peacetime advertising campaigns.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

Boris Johnson: Brexit is a ‘massive economic opportunity’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said Brexit was a “massive economic opportunity” but had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as “an impending adverse weather event”.
Boris Johnson was making his first Commons appearance as PM. Reuters

Boris Johnson: Britain will not nominate new EU commissioner

Britain will not nominate a candidate for the new European Commission despite being required to do as an EU member state, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

New British premier sends ultimatum to Brussels to renegotiate Brexit

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has sent an ultimatum to Brussels to renegotiate Brexit or face the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union (EU) without a deal.
Outgoing British Prime Minister, Theresa May, said she regrets allowing too much polarisation over Brexit and avoiding televised debates before a disastrous snap election in 2017, in an interview published on Friday.

Theresa May: My regrets as British prime minister

Outgoing British Prime Minister, Theresa May, said she regrets allowing too much polarisation over Brexit and avoiding televised debates before a disastrous snap election in 2017, in an interview published on Friday.
Vladimir Chizhov

Russia to continue trade with Iran regardless of US sanctions against Tehran – envoy

Russia will ignore U.S. sanctions against Iran and continue to trade with the Middle Eastern country without creating any special mechanisms, a high ranking official told Sputnik.
Vincent Kompany has targeted silverware in his first season with Anderlecht, but acknowledged he has everything to prove as he embarks on his first coaching job.

Vincent Kompany: I have everything to prove at Anderlecht

Vincent Kompany has targeted silverware in his first season with Anderlecht, but acknowledged he has "everything to prove" as he embarks on his first coaching job.

Boris Johnson admits needing EU support in event of no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson, the favourite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, has acknowledged that London would need cooperation from the European Union to cushion potential shocks in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

Boris Johnson reiterates no-deal Brexit threat

Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the UK’s next prime minister, reiterated his Brexit threat on Monday by saying he was prepared to take the country out of the EU in October with or without a deal.
[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

Boris Johnson domestic ‘row’ rocks UK leadership race

Britain’s leadership contest was rocked on Saturday by reports that police were called to a late-night “row” between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his partner, just hours before campaigning opens to win over grassroots Conservatives.

Boris Johnson launches UK leadership bid

Boris Johnson launches his campaign Wednesday to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader, as lawmakers moved to stop him and other hardliners from delivering a “no deal” Brexit.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the press during the first joint European Union and Arab League summit at the International Congress Centre in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP)

Theresa May quits as Conservative party leader

British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will try where she failed to deliver Brexit.

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Police nab kidnappers who took yam, schnapps, palm oil as ransom

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FILE PHOTO: A conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile is launched by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) during a test to inform development of future intermediate-range capabilities at San Nicolas Island, California, U.S., August 18, 2019. Scott Howe/U.S. Dept of Defense/Handout via REUTERS

Official: US cruise missile tested to deter China

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