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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
The Football Association (FA) has confirmed its council members are set to vote on a proposal to sell Wembley Stadium.

England to host 2021 women’s European Championships

England will host the women’s European Championships in 2021, a meeting of UEFA’s Executive Committee confirmed in Dublin on Monday.
Xavi Hernández

Xavi Hernandez plans to retire but insists Barcelona coaching return not close

Former Spain and Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has indicated he will retire from playing at the end of the season.
England

Gary Neville: Getting carried away with England ‘no bad thing’ after Nations League win

Getting carried away with England is "not such a bad thing" after the Three Lions beat Croatia to progress to the Nations League semi-final, according to Gary Neville.

Super Falcons off to Abidjan for final AWCON camping

Cup holders Super Falcons of Nigeria will spend eight days at a training camp in Abidjan to perfect tactics and strategy for the defence of their continental title before arriving in Ghana for the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Emil Hallfredsson: It is impossible for Cristiano Ronaldo or even Lionel Messi to score...

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi would both struggle to score 50 goals in a Serie A season, according to Frosinone winger Emil Hallfredsson.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku hunts Golden Boot as Manchester United gather momentum

Romelu Lukaku will look at Manchester United’s next three Premier League games as a good opportunity to strengthen his prospects of being this season’s top scorer in the competition.
Chris Giwa with his NFF executive members at the Glass House today

NFF faction hails Falconets, charge team to pick last group ticket

Chris Giwa, a factional President of Nigeria Football Federation, on Thursday lauded the Falconets for their gallantry in winning their second group game at the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup.
Track & Field Athletics

Nigeria can host the world in 2025

Akanni Simbine, a gold medallist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, on Thursday said that Nigeria could host the IAAF World Championships in 2025, with adequate preparation.
Track & Field Athletics

Asaba 2018: CAA cancels Day 1 events of championships due to organisational issues

The African Athletics Confederation (CAA) has cancelled the first day events of the African Senior Athletics Championships which was scheduled to begin on Wednesday.

Oghenekaro Etebo: I turned down Premier League clubs to join Stoke City

Nigeria midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, has revealed that he turned down Premier League interest this summer before opting to join English Championships club, Stoke City.
Serena Williams remains on course to win an eighth Wimbledon title. GETTY IMAGES

Roger Federer, Serena Williams sweep into Wimbledon quarterfinals

The two oldest players at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships, Serena Williams and Roger Federer, both 36-year-old, made light work of their opponents on Monday.
England Fans

Beers, cheers as England fans go wild over World Cup win

At Flat Iron Square in London, where 650 people crammed in to watch on a giant screen, the party began with beer showers and chants of “Football’s coming home” after the 2-0 win over Sweden in Russia.
UEFA HQ

UEFA allows fourth sub in extra time of Champions League final

Teams will be able to use a fourth substitute in extra time in next season's Champions League and Europa League, Uefa has announced.
England manager Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate: Germany exit shows anyone is vulnerable

England manager Gareth Southgate pointed to Germany's shock World Cup elimination as a warning that every nation is vulnerable at Russia 2018.

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Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

U20 AFCON: Flying Eagles lose third place to South Africa

Once more, penalties proved the undoing of Paul Aigbogun’s Nigeria U20 squad as South Africa’s Amajita picked up the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niamey yesterday.
Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.

Two reported killed, several INEC vehicles burnt in pre-election violence in Akwa Ibom

Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.

8,000 struggle for mass wedding in Kano

No fewer than 8,000 prospective couples have joined the queue and undergoing screening to participate in Kano state-sponsored mass wedding.
LCpl Naomi Yunana receives the trophy for winning the marathon for Nigerian army

Nigerian Army’s female team wins West African marathon

The Nigerian Army female team has emerged the overall first winner of the third edition of the West African Military Semi-Marathon Tournament that took place at Niamey, Niger Republic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating India’s High speed train on Friday

India’s first high speed train breaks down

India’s first semi-high speed train, the Vande Bharat Express, broke down on Saturday, one day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged it off.