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Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye defeated Tetyana Kit of Ukraine 10-0 in the final to win gold in the 57kg category at the ongoing Yasar Dogu Ranking Series event holding in Istanbul, Turkey.

Ranking series: Odunayo Adekuoroye wins gold, Blessing Oborududu bags bronze

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye, defeated Tetyana Kit of Ukraine 10-0 in the final to win gold in the 57kg category at the ongoing Yasar Dogu Ranking Series event holding in Istanbul, Turkey.
Cameroon defender Augustine Ejangue has apologised to Toni Duggan after spitting on her in their 3-0 loss to England in Sunday's Round of 16 contest in Valenciennes.

WWC: Cameroon’s Augustine Ejangue regrets spitting on England’s Toni Duggan

Cameroon defender Augustine Ejangue has apologised to Toni Duggan after spitting on her in their 3-0 loss to England in Sunday's Round of 16 contest in Valenciennes.
Cardi B performs onstage at the 2019 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown-Getty Images for BET)

Full list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards

Regina Hall hosted the 19th annual BET Awards ceremony, which aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
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 is NCAA Male Athlete of the Year in US

Nigeria sprinter Divine Oduduru has emerged as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Male Athlete of the Year in the United States of America.
England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

Gareth Southgate: England want more than semi-final finishes

England has reached the semi-finals of the last two major championships but manager Gareth Southgate says missing out on the World Cup and Nations League final has left the squad deeply unsatisfied.
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.

Divine Oduduru blasts to 100m, 200m double at NCAA championships

Nigeria Sprint sensation, Divine Oduduru, became the second fastest African, following his amazing performance at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championships late Friday night.
Saido Berahino arrives at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court (PA)

AFCON: Saido Berahino raring to face Super Eagles in Egypt

Saido Berahino is drawing inspiration from every possible quarter ahead of this month’s Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt where Burundi will meet Nigeria, Madagascar and Guinea in Group B.
Aleksander Ceferin

UEFA supremo defends Baku Europa final

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has defended the decision to host the Europa League final in Baku in an interview with German news magazine Der Spiegel to be published on Saturday.
Solomon Ogbeide

Solomon Ogbeide: Governor Obaseki commiserates with family, Bendel Insurance, NFF

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the family of Solomon Ogbeide, over the recent passing of the football veteran and coach, who had an illustrious career managing clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni, Mr Eazi, and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.

Full List: Teni, Burna boy, Mr Eazi bag 2019 BET award-nominations

Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni, Mr Eazi, and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.
A cheerful Iker Casillas was released from the hospital on Monday, five days after having a heart attack.

Iker Casillas leaves hospital, admits future uncertain

Spanish goalkeeping great Iker Casillas left hospital in Portugal on Monday and said that his football future is uncertain, five days after suffering a heart attack during training with his club.
Musa Nimrod

Volleyball chief Musa Nimrod tasks state governments to employ athletes

Musa Nimrod, the president of Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), has urged state governments to endeavour to employ athletes as this would enhance the development of sports in the country.
The board of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has commended the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for giving employment to badminton players who are doing the country proud.

Badminton: Rivers hosts African countries

No fewer than 18 countries have registered for the All Africa Senior Badminton Championships holding at the Alfred Diete Spiff Centre, Port Harcourt in Rivers.
Petra Kvitova

Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep breeze into quarters in windy Dubai

Former titleholders Petra Kvitova and Simona Halep battled through brisk desert winds to advance into the quarter-finals of the Dubai Championships on Wednesday.
International Paralympic Committee IPC

Malaysia stripped of 2019 world para swimming championships

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Sunday stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 world para swimming championships after the country banned Israeli athletes from participating.
Omatseye Nesiama

Omatseye Nesiama promises hitch-free Access Bank Lagos City marathon

A retired Navy Commodore, Omatseye Nesiama, has promised a hitch-free outing during the forthcoming 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon scheduled for Feb. 2.
Lewis Hamilton

Toto Wolff: Lewis Hamilton deserves more recognition

Lewis Hamilton may be the greatest Formula One driver of all time, but ‘negativity and envy’ are denying him the recognition he deserves, according to his Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.
Sebastian Coe

Budapest wins 2023 IAAF World Championships hosting right

Budapest emerges as the host city of the 2023 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships

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NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

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Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

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Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

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Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

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