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Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, has reacted after he became the target of racial attacks following their 0-0 draw against Arsenal on Saturday.

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford named in Time’s Next 100

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton has praised Manchester United attacker Marcus Rashford as a "galvanising force" and says his efforts to fight child hunger in the United Kingdom have been "truly inspiring".
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team has announced that chemical giant INEOS, has joined the Formula One World champion as one-third joint owners alongside Daimler AG and Toto Wolff.

INEOS becomes joint owner of F1 champions Mercedes

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team has announced that chemical giant INEOS, has joined the Formula One World champion as one-third joint owners alongside Daimler AG and Toto Wolff.
Seven-time Formula One (F1) champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19.

Lewis Hamilton tests positive for coronavirus

“Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain after a positive test for Covid-19,” F1 tweeted.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a protective face mask during the press conference after winning the race, following the resumption of F1 after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) FIA-Handout via REUTERS

Lewis Hamilton set for knighthood after historic seventh title

Lewis Hamilton is set to be awarded a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours list after clinching his seventh Formula One World Championship and equalling the overall tally of Michael Schumacher
British race driver Lewis Hamilton has won the Turkish Grand Prix to close out his seventh Formula One World title.

Lewis Hamilton wins in Turkey for a record-equalling seventh F1 world title

The Mercedes driver claimed the record-equalling world championship to become Formula One’s most successful driver of all time after winning a wet and slippery Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday.
Saudi Arabia has said it will host a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time next year, with a night race in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.

Saudi Arabia to host Formula 1 Grand Prix for first time next year

Saudi Arabia has said it will host a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time next year, with a night race in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a protective face mask during the press conference after winning the race, following the resumption of F1 after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) FIA-Handout via REUTERS

Lewis Hamilton threatens to leave Formula One

Lewis Hamilton’s future in Formula One is not guaranteed as he continues to negotiate with Mercedes with a deal not yet done.
Mercedes officially clinched the 2020 Constructors’ Championship after a well-timed Virtual Safety Car helped Formula One record-breaking British racer Lewis Hamilton to victory at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Mercedes clinches record constructors’ title with another Lewis Hamilton win

Mercedes officially clinched the 2020 Constructors’ Championship after a well-timed Virtual Safety Car helped Formula One record-breaking British racer Lewis Hamilton to victory at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg hailed Lewis Hamilton’s record 92nd Formula One win and sporting longevity as a great achievement on Tuesday.

Nico Rosberg: I take my hat off to Lewis Hamilton

Nico Rosberg hailed Lewis Hamilton’s record 92nd Formula One win and sporting longevity as a great achievement on Tuesday.
Lewis Hamilton said he was in dreamland on Sunday after powering to victory in the Portuguese Grand Prix to become Formula One’s record all-time race winner.

Portuguese GP: Lewis Hamilton breaks F1’s all-time wins record

Lewis Hamilton said he was in dreamland on Sunday after powering to victory in the Portuguese Grand Prix to become Formula One’s record all-time race winner.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton passes the chequered flag to win the race Pool via REUTERS-Jennifer Lorenzini

Lewis Hamilton on brink of Schumi record after three-in-one win

Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton took his tally of Formula One wins to 90 and the brink of Michael Schumacher’s record on Sunday, but he said it felt like he had just done three in a day.
Lewis Hamilton admitted that today's 'crazy' Tuscan Grand Prix had left him feeling exhausted.

Lewis Hamilton wins Tuscan Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton demonstrated his class and authority on an afternoon of wild chaos on Sunday when he won an extraordinary crash-hit Tuscan Grand Prix to extend his runaway lead in this year’s Formula One championship.
The McLaren 765LT is seen at its launch at the McLaren headquarters in Woking, Britain. REUTERS-Peter Nicholls

McLaren to sell and lease back Woking factory

McLaren will sell their state-of-the-art Formula One headquarters and lease it back long-term to raise cash and reduce the company’s debt, the team’s chief executive Zak Brown said on Saturday.
The Renault Formula One team will be renamed Alpine F1 from 2021, competing in French colours to showcase the carmaker’s sportscar brand, new company CEO Luca de Meo announced on Sunday.

Renault to be renamed Alpine F1 from 2021 season

The Renault Formula One team will be renamed Alpine F1 from 2021, competing in French colours to showcase the carmaker’s sportscar brand, new company CEO Luca de Meo announced on Sunday.
Charles Leclerc has warned Ferrari fans not expect any miracles on Sunday after the Italian Formula One team was knocked out of the second phase of qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix.

Ferrari not expecting any miracles after poor Belgian GP showing

Charles Leclerc has warned Ferrari fans not expect any miracles on Sunday after the Italian Formula One team was knocked out of the second phase of qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton during the press conference after qualifying in pole position in Spa, Belgium, on August 29, 2020. REUTERS

Lewis Hamilton earns Belgian pole ahead of Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas

Lewis Hamilton stormed to a dominant pole position in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday ahead of team mate Valtteri Bottas who completed a front-row lockout for Mercedes while rivals Ferrari endured a miserable day.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in action during practice. Alejandro Garcia-Pool via REUTERS

Lewis Hamilton on pole as Mercedes sweep Spanish GP front row

Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton clinched a record-extending 92nd career pole position in a Mercedes front-row lockout with team mate Valtteri Bottas at the Spanish Grand Prix on Saturday.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a protective face mask during the press conference after winning the race, following the resumption of F1 after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) FIA-Handout via REUTERS

Lewis Hamilton raises alarm over Bill Gates anti-vax post

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton insists he was “misinterpreted” after sharing a post on social media that accused Bill Gates of lying about a coronavirus vaccine.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the race on the podium with the trophy. REUTERS-Leonhard Foeger-Pool

Lewis Hamilton wins in Hungary to take championship lead

A masterful Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix in dominant style and for a record eighth time on Sunday to wrest the Formula One championship lead from Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a protective face mask during the press conference after winning the race, following the resumption of F1 after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) FIA-Handout via REUTERS

Hamilton aims for another F1 record in Hungary

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen will be doing all he can to stop six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton completing a Mercedes hat-trick and matching another of Michael Schumacher’s Formula One records in Hungary this weekend.
Jose Mourinho believes his Tottenham Hotspur side must adapt quickly to the “new reality” of playing matches without any fans when they resume their Premier League campaign against Manchester United on June 19.

Jose Mourinho targets third Europa League title with Spurs next season

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has set his sights on winning next season’s Europa League if his side can qualify — even though he admits it is “not a competition I am in love with”.
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc during practice, following the resumption of F1 after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Joe Klamar-Pool via REUTERS

Ferrari warned over coronavirus protocol breach

Formula One’s governing body has warned Ferrari about the risks of breaching the sport’s COVID-19 protocol and protective ‘bubble’.

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Investigations set to begin in DR Congo following the death of Italian envoy

Congolese investigators arrived in Goma on Thursday to try to clarify the circumstances in which the Italian ambassador, his guard - a carabinieri - and a driver working for the World Food Program were killed earlier this week.g
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Zamfara government confirms abduction of female students

The Zamfara Government has confirmed the abduction of female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Talata-Mafara Local Government area of the state.
Justice Abdul Kafarati, the immediate past Chief Justice of the High Court of the Federation, has passed away.

Justice Abdul Kafarati passes on

“Innalillahi Wa inna ilaihi Rajiun. It is with deep sorry that I announced the passing away of our elder statesman, Hon Justice Abdul Kafarati the immediate past Chief Justice of High court of the Federation and former Bauchi State Attorney General which occurred this night (Thursday) after magrib Salat at Abuja.”
Bandits on Saturday killed three persons and injured one in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State.

Kidnappers abduct schoolchildren in northwest Nigeria – official

Kidnappers have abducted schoolchildren in northwest Nigeria’s Zamfara state, a spokesman for the state governor said on Friday, but declined to say how many people were taken or provide further details.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Kidnapped farmer’s son regains freedom in Oyo

Ayodeji Emmanuel, the 24-year-old son of a poultry farmer kidnapped on Monday in his father’s farm at Oke Odan, Apete area of Ibadan, has regained freedom.

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Paris Saint-Germain are making a move for Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero.

Paris Saint-Germain in contact with Manchester City veteran striker

Off contract in June, the 32-year-old is yet to inform City whether he will be staying next season. The Argentine is now free to discuss pre-contract terms with any foreign club.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 80-year-old woman for ‘kidnapping children for rituals’

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested an 80-year-old woman and her accomplice for allegedly abducting children and pounding them in mortars to make charms for politicians and businessmen.
FILE PHOTO - A demonstrator takes part in a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, February 22, 2021. REUTERS-Stringer

Myanmar minister flies to Thailand for crisis talks

Myanmar’s military-appointed foreign minister travelled to Thailand on Wednesday, a Thai government source said, as Myanmar’s neighbours intensified efforts to resolve a crisis that began when its army seized power in a Feb. 1 coup.
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LASU NASU, SSANU suspend strike

The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter, on Thursday suspended an indefinite strike over outstanding arrears of minimum wage and other demands.
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Northern coalition backs Bauchi governor on herdsmen’s possession of rifles

Youths under the auspices of Coalition of Northern Organisations (CNO), has thrown their weight behind the statement credited to Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, that Fulani herdsmen carry AK47 rifles to protect themselves and their cows against rustlers and bandits.