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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.
Yetunde Odunuga

Yetunde Odunuga fails to qualify for Africa Games

Fadilat Tijani upset favourite, Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Yetunde Odunuga, to win the women’s 60kg fight at the national trials at the Brai Ayonote Boxing Complex, National Stadium, Lagos, to automatically book a slot in Nigeria’s boxing team for the Africa Games.
GOtv Boxing Night

Taiwo Agbaje wow fans at GOtv Boxing Night 19

Taiwo ‘Esepo’ Agbaje wowed fans and was voted the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 19 staged at Sports Hall, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Sunday night.

Solomon Dalung: What I’ll do if reappointed sports minister

The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has reeled out his agenda if he gets the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue in his former role.
Efetobor Apochi

Efetobor Apochi returns with Earl Newman fight

Nigeria’s Efetobor ‘Nigerian Pitbull’ Apochi will climb back into the ring tomorrow at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, Mississipi, USA.
Aminat Adeniyi

Wrestler Aminat Adeniyi shares inspirational birthday message with fans

Nigeria wrestler Aminat Adeniyi shares an emotional and inspirational birthday message with her fan as she celebrates another year on earth.
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye

African Wrestling Championship: Nigeria female wrestlers get tough opponents

The road to the podium for Team Nigeria at the 2019 African Wrestling Championship looks tortuous after the women team were handed a tough draw at the tournament holding in the tourist town of Hammamet in Tunisia.
Efe Ajagba

Efe Ajagba returns with Santino Turnbow bout in WBC title under-card

Ajagba, who is undefeated in 7 fights, is seen as a promising star in the heavyweight division and made the headlines all over the world in August when his opponent, Curtis Harper, walked out of the fight after touching gloves and the bell sounded to start the opening round.
Nigeria’s Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo successfully defended his International Boxing Federation (IBF) European title at York Hall, London.

Larry Ekundayo defeats Louis Greene to defend IBF title

Nigeria’s Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo successfully defended his International Boxing Federation (IBF) European title at York Hall, London.
Nigerian born England-based boxer, Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo

Larry Ekundayo to defend European welterweight title

England-based Nigerian boxer Larry Ekundayo will defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) European welterweight title against Louis Greene of the United Kingdom on Friday evening.
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye

Odunayo Adekuoroye: I have double personality

The winner of the 2018 Wrestler of the Year at Nigerian Sports Awards, Odunayo Adekuoroye, on Tuesday said she was a different personality in sport and in person.

IAAF lists nominees for Male World Athlete of 2018 award

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Tuesday released a list of 10 nominees for the Male World Athlete of the Year award.

NBBF to conduct refresher course for referees, coaches

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is to conduct a three-day refresher course for referees in continuation of its capacity building for key stakeholders in the sport.
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).
Youth Olympic Games

Nigeria’s Rose Chukuma wins Youth Olympics gold in Argentina

Rosemary Chukwuma has given Nigeria her first medal at the ongoing 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Cosmas Maduka

Coscharis’ Cosmas Maduka advocates privatisation of sports sector

Mr Cosmas Maduka, Chief Executive Officer, Coscharis Group of Companies, has urged the Federal Government to take its hands off sports and allow the private sector to take it up for meaningful development.
Four men believed to be the Japanese players seen arriving at Jakarta airport on Aug. 20

Basketball players suspended after paying prostitutes for sex

Four Japanese basketball players kicked out of the Asian Games for paying prostitutes for sex will be suspended for a year, officials said Wednesday.
Manu Bhaker

Teenage athlete bans parents from foreign trips

Teenage shooter, Manu Bhaker, said she’s told her parents not to accompany her to tournaments abroad as she struggles to adapt to life as one of India’s best-known sportswomen.

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The vile abuse suffered by Paul Pogba on the back of his penalty miss for Manchester United against Wolves has seen both his club and team-mates rally around the World Cup winner.

Manchester United condemn online racist abuse of Paul Pogba after penalty miss

Manchester United are working on identifying individuals who racially abused Paul Pogba online after the midfielder missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
Google is ending a service that saw it share Android data with wireless carriers globally to help them better understand the network coverage they provided, the company has confirmed.

Google stops sharing Android user data with wireless carriers

Google is ending a service that saw it share Android data with wireless carriers globally to help them better understand the network coverage they provided, the company has confirmed.
Due to global warming, students of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB) have embarked on urban forestation programme with a view to reducing the challenges to the barest minimum.

FUNAAB students plant trees to tackle global warming

Due to global warming, students of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB) have embarked on urban forestation programme with a view to reducing the challenges to the barest minimum.
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Facebook launches ‘Developer Circles’ in Benin

Facebook has launched its “Developers Circles’’ in Benin, Edo, a platform that allows people who are technologically inclined to engage with experts, learn new technology and collaborate with developers to build tech products.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Absence of Senator Abbo stalls ‘assault’ trial

The absence of a Senator, Elisha Abbo, who allegedly assaulted a nursing mother, was on Tuesday stalled in a Zuba Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Abuja.