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Serena Williams is under the watchful eye of the USADA. (OLI SCARFF - AFP-Getty Images)

Federer, Serena Aim To Advance On Wimbledon’s ‘Manic Monday’

Roger Federer and Serena Williams will be expected to maintain their flawless progress at Wimbledon as the title favourites head into the fourth round looking to survive the tournament’s giant-killing carnage on Monday.
Venus Williams

Venus Williams crashes out of Wimbledon in third round

Venus Williams suffered a stunning Wimbledon exit as the five-time champion became the latest star to crash out in a 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 8-6 defeat against Kiki Bertens on Friday.
Serena Williams is under the watchful eye of the USADA. (OLI SCARFF - AFP-Getty Images)

Serena’s chances boosted as Wimbledon seeds keep falling

Serena Williams’s chances of winning an eighth Wimbledon and 24th Grand Slam title were boosted Friday when Madison Keys became the seventh top 10 seed to be eliminated.
Peter Olayinka – Set to return to Czech Republic with Slavia Prague

KAA Gent to sell Peter Olayinka to Slavia Prague

Belgian club KAA Gent may now agree to sell Nigeria striker Peter Olayinka to Slavia Prague after initially rejecting a five million Euros bid by the Czech Republic club.
Serena Williams

Serena Williams battles into Wimbledon second round

Serena Williams kicked off her bid for an eighth Wimbledon title with a hard-fought 7-5, 6-3 victory over Holland’s Arantxa Rus on Monday.
Ubong Ekpai shoots for goal for Viktoria Plzen

Ubong Ekpai returns from surgery to grab winner for new Czech club

Ubong Ekpai has returned from an elbow surgery to become the match winner for his Czech Republic club Viktoria Plzen today when they beat a second division side SK Dynamo Ceske Budejovice FC 4-3 in a pre-season friendly.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel. - AFP PHOTO - John MACDOUGALL

Embattled Merkel draws up new measures to tackle migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has drawn up a raft of measures to tighten controls on the influx of migrants, according to a document submitted to her coalition partners Saturday as she battles for political survival.
German chancellor Angela Merkel

EU leaders tackle political flare-up over migrants

EU leaders headed to Brussels for emergency talks Sunday over migration as Italy's new populist cabinet turned away another rescue ship, vowing no longer to shoulder Europe's migrant burden.

Wilfred Ndidi confident Super Eagles‘ll beat Iceland

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is confident the Super Eagles will bounce back when they tackle Iceland in their second World Cup fixture at the Volgograd Arena on Friday 22 June.

World Cup: Nigerians react to Super Eagles loss against Croatia

Some football fans in Abuja on Saturday expressed disappointment at the Super Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Croatia in their opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Mikel Obi: Nigeria’s young Eagles must keep World Cup nerves in check

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel says the youngest squad at the World Cup must keep their nerves in check and shoulder their nation's expectations when they play Croatia on Saturday. With more than 180 million fans back home roaring them, the African juggernauts enter this World Cup under pressure after a dismal record in recent tournaments.

Croatia take on Nigeria in Russia’s European bolthole

Former World Cup semi-finalists Croatia take on African powerhouses Nigeria in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad on Saturday in their opening Group D match that may prove a test of the organisers' anti-racism drive.

Alex Iwobi: Super Eagles will take inspiration from friendly win over Argentina

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi says the side will take inspiration from their 4-2 win against two-time world champions Argentina in a friendly encounter last year when they take to the field against their opponents at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Croatia take on Nigeria in Russia’s European bolthole

Former World Cup semi-finalists Croatia take on African powerhouses Nigeria in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad on Saturday in their opening Group D match that may prove a test of the organisers’ anti-racism drive.

Victor Moses: We must not lose to Croatia

Chelsea star Victor Moses has warned his Super Eagles teammates that they cannot afford to lose their World Cup opener against Croatia on Saturday, as the game might be their most defining one in the tournament.

Gernot Rohr hails Super Eagles’ preparation in Austria as team receive warm welcome in...

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr said his players had a very good preparation in Austria ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

World Cup: NPFL coaches make case for home-based players

The Technical Advisers of Kwara United FC of Ilorin, Abubakar Bala, and his FC Ifeanyi Ubah counterpart, Ladan Bosso, on Monday said players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) are good enough to play for the Super Eagles at the World Cup.

Austria duo Alaba, Arnautovic wish World Cup-bound Nigeria ‘the best’

Austria stars David Alaba and Marko Arnautovic have wished Nigeria ‘the best’ at the Russia 2018 World Cup. The Super Eagles’ last stop before Russia is Austria, where they, on Wednesday, played Czech Republic for their last pre-tournament friendly.

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