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PSG’s Nasser Al-Khelaifi denies corruption allegations relating to 2017 World Athletics Championship bid
Nasser Al-Khelaifi's lawyer has denied an allegation of corruption against his client relating to the hosting rights for the World Athletics Championships.
Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was on Thursday charged with corruption over the bidding process for this year’s world athletics championships in Doha, judicial sources said.
Less than three days to the expiration of deadline given to Nigeria by the International Associations Athletics Federation (IAAF) to return to $130,000 mistakenly paid to the Athletics Federation Nigeria (AFN), Nigeria may be banned from competing in major competitions across the globe.
World athletics ruling body IAAF may have put the machinery in motion to stop Nigerian athletes from participating in this year’s African Games in Morocco, the World Athletics Championships in Doha, as well as the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo following the country’s refusal to return the $134,000, which the IAAF mistakenly paid into AFN account two years ago.
Henry Onyekuru is set to prolong his stay at Galatasaray through June 2020 with the club opting to pay €2m to continue the loan arrangement with Everton,
Team Nigeria will be aiming for glory as the heat event of the women’s 4X400metre begins today at the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 in Japan.
The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, on Friday said “faster progress’’ is needed in negotiations with the Taliban as another round of talks between the two sides came to an end.
There was a relief in the camp of Team Nigeria heading to the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 in Japan after the contingent finally secured its visa to embark on the journey.
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres today before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes.
Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her legal challenge against new IAAF gender rules, will race in the 800 metres in Friday’s Doha Diamond League after making a late entry, organisers said Thursday.
Taliban and US officials are due to begin a new round of negotiations in the Qatari capital Doha, a Taliban spokesman confirmed on Wednesday, as the two sides meet in a renewed bid to restore peace.
Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru has revealed that he successfully completed a medical at French giants Paris St-Germain, before opting instead to join Everton in June 2017.
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the importance of education in ensuring peace, security and rule of law in any society.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has called on the government of Qatar to lift the visa ban restrictions on Nigerians.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has met with the Prime Minister of Qatar, His Excellency, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, in Doha.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Saturday morning arrived Doha, Qatar, as leader of the National Assembly’s delegation to the 140th Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting that commenced on 5th April, and would end on 8th April, 2019.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.
Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.
As the inauguration of the ninth Ondo State House of Assembly draws near, the people of Akure, the state capital, have demanded that the community be allowed to produce the next speaker of the Assembly.
Two officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) have been kidnapped.
Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu says Nigeria needs peace to develop as a people.
Activities were totally paralysed in all public primary schools across Oyo State on Monday, as teachers commenced an indefinite strike to protest against delay in payment of their salaries and other complaints
The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Thursday hailed the election of Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF).