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English midfielder Jadon Sancho helped Borussia Dortmund to a 5-1 win over Augsburg in their first game of the new Bundesliga season on Saturday, scoring in the second half to pick up his second goal of the new campaign.
Former world number one Venus Williams, playing what she called “smart” tennis, beat defending champion Kiki Bertens 6-3 3-6 7-6(4) in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday.
Serena Williams’ first U.S. Open tune-up ended in dramatic fashion as the tearful American was forced to retire with a back injury on Sunday.
Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the WTA Toronto final.
Serena Williams looked solid in her first match since Wimbledon as she defeated Belgium’s Elise Mertens on Wednesday to reach the third round at the WTA Toronto tournament.
Simona Halep became the first Romanian woman to reach the Wimbledon final on Friday when she defeated Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3.
Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said.
Serena Williams is in a good place, pain-free at last and 100 per cent focused on winning Wimbledon, her coach Patrick Mouratoglou said Wednesday.
Serena Williams and Andy Murray have been knocked out from the Mixed doubles Round of 16 by doubles specialists Bruno Fraga Soares and partner Nicole Melichar.
Liverpool will have to spend again this summer as they need to “keep on improving their squad” in order to remain competitive, says Patrick Berger.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Mashal Sadique Abubakar, on Friday in Kano said the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) is well equipped to further combat insurgency and banditry with the re-activation of three L-39ZA aircraft which include NAF352, NAF354 and NAF364.
Ashleigh Barty reached her first Grand Slam final at Roland Garros on Friday, coming back from a set and 0-3 down to defeat 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 6-3 in a rollercoaster semi-final.
Is it sexism? Women’s Tennis Association boss Steve Simon is wondering why French Open organizers have scheduled both of the women’s semi-finals away from centre court, while the men are allowed to play there.
American tennis great Billie Jean King said on Wednesday she thinks Johanna Konta is playing “the best” she has in her career so far.
World number one Naomi Osaka’s hopes of winning a third successive Grand Slam ended Saturday when she was knocked out of the French Open in the third round by unheralded Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic.
Didier Drogba has sent a message of consolation to his former teammate Petr Cech after Arsenal’s 4-1 defeat to Chelsea in the final of the Uefa Europa League on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.
At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.
The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says one person lost his life in a road crash at Danco, near Sagamu, on the Lagos-Ibadan highway.
The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, has landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India, where his planned medical treatment was aborted.
Nigerians, irrespective of their tribe, religious and political affiliation, have been enjoined to be team players in curtailing the security challenges that have bedeviled the country in recent times.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged State Houses of Assembly to save the Local Government Area system in Nigeria from imminent collapse through its instrument of lawmaking.