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Teachers, games masters urged to get kids into rugby

Teachers and games masters selected from public primary and secondary schools across Lagos Island were introduced to the rudiments of rugby in order to get the kids into the sport.
Cyclists

African Games: 24 cyclists begin camping in Gombe – CFN

No fewer than 24 cyclists are being camped in Gombe ahead of the 12th African Games slated for Rabat, Morocco, in August, newsmen report.
Philip Shaibu

African Games: Edo deputy governor charges Judokas to excel in Morocco

The deputy governor of Edo State, Phillip Shaibu, has urged the Judokas pencilled down for this year’s African Games in Morocco, to strive to win medals for Nigeria at the continental Games.

Man in court for destroying electronic billboard, attempted theft

The police on Monday arraigned Musa Ibrahim, in an Upper Area Court in Mpape, Abuja for allegedly destroying an electronic billboard and attempting to steal solar panels.
Lamar Odom

How NBA star used fake manhood to cheat drug testers in 2004

Former NBA star Lamar Odom has revealed he used a prosthetic penis to dupe drug-testers before competing at the 2004 Olympics for the United States, according to an upcoming memoir.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 marathon events to start early due to heat fears

Next year’s men and women’s Olympic marathon events will start at 6 a.m. local time to prevent the worst of Tokyo’s blazing summer heat, organisers said on Tuesday.
Tottenham forward Son Heung-min has donated around £100,000 to the victims of a deadly blaze in South Korea.

Tottenham’s Son Heung-min donates £100,000 to South Korean fire victims

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min has donated around £100,000 to the victims of a deadly blaze in South Korea.
Special Olympics World Games

Impressive Team Nigeria win 33 gold at Special Olympics

Nigerian athletes at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games scooped a total of 33 gold, 21 silver and 10 bronze medals at the event, which ended on Thursday in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.
Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Wednesday unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games as the city prepares for the famed flower season to begin in coming days.

Cherry Blossom torch for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Wednesday unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games as the city prepares for the famed flower season to begin in coming days.
Minister of Sports Dalung presents Team Delta with the first prize trophy at the National Sports Festival

Minister: No national sport festival for six years

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has said that the six years gap created by the inability to host the National Sports Festival (NSF), threw up a succession gap in the athletes representing the country at Continental and International Games.
Tsunekazu Takeda

Japanese Olympic chief indicted in France for corruption

The head of Japan’s Olympic Committee has been indicted in Paris for “active corruption” in connection with the award of the 2020 Olympics to Tokyo, an accusation he strongly denies.

Zenith Bank pledges support for children, youths development

Zenith Bank has reiterated its commitment in supporting children and youths to positively engage technology in setting goals and having the goals met.

National Sports Festival: Segun Torioa advances into Table Tennis round of 16

Former African Table Tennis Champion Segun Toriola has been cleared to compete at the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja after he was disqualified having been registered by Delta and Akwa Ibom state.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic

2020 Olympic organisers working for boxing at Games despite freeze

The organisers of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics said Saturday they would continue working to stage a boxing tournament at the games despite a freeze by the International Olympic Committee.
International Olympic Committee (IOC)

IOC freezes planning for 2020 Olympics boxing tournament

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) put planning for the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament on hold on Friday.
Meghan

Pregnant Meghan takes break from Australia royal tour

Meghan, the pregnant wife of Britain's Prince Harry, is scaling back her engagements during the royal couple's 16-day Pacific tour, Kensington Palace said Sunday, ahead of their visit to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

David Umahi rewards African Youth Games bronze medalist with N300, 000

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Tuesday rewarded Miss Chidimma Nwankwo with N300,000 for winning bronze in Taekwondo at the last African Youth Games competition in Algiers, Algeria.

Kenya to charge seven top officials over 2016 Olympics corruption

Seven top Kenyan officials will be slapped with corruption charges over the alleged misappropriation of over $500,000 during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the public prosecutor said Saturday.

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Lawrence Okolie successfully defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental and British Cruiser-weight title,scoring a seventh round knockout victory over Mariano Angel Gudino Saturday at the O2 Arena in London.

Lawrence Okolie beats Angel Gudino to retain British titles

Lawrence Okolie successfully defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental and British Cruiser-weight title, scoring a seventh round knockout victory over Mariano Angel Gudino on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London.
hacking

Russia’s secret intelligence agency hacks in ‘largest data breach in its history’

Hackers have successfully targeted FSB—Russia’s Federal Security Service and managed to steal 7.5 terabytes of data from a major contractor, exposing secret FSB projects.
Mario Gotze has held discussions with Borussia Dortmund about extending his contract but revealed he is open to a move abroad, amid reported interest from Arsenal.

Arsenal target Gotze open to move abroad despite Dortmund contract talks

Mario Gotze has held discussions with Borussia Dortmund about extending his contract but revealed he is open to a move abroad, amid reported interest from Arsenal.
Antoine Griezmann believes Barcelona's team is 'like a cheat code in a video game'

Antoine Griezmann airs Alexandre Lacazette transfer wish while reflecting on Manchester United ‘possibility’

Antoine Griezmann admits that a move to Manchester United was “a possibility” at one stage, while the Barcelona new boy has reiterated his desire to play alongside Alexandre Lacazette at club level.
Jasper Cillessen had grown tired of sitting on the bench at Barcelona and does not view his move to Valencia as a backward step.

Jasper Cillessen: Playing for Valencia beats sitting on Barcelona’s bench

Jasper Cillessen had grown tired of sitting on the bench at Barcelona and does not view his move to Valencia as a backward step.