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The ATP Tour and International Tennis Federation (ITF) have extended their suspensions of professional tennis until July 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they said on Friday.
On 17th April, 2020, my world came crashing down and my heart shattered into a billion pieces. Upon receiving the news of my father’s passing, I immediately felt the most excruciating pain – a pain I would not wish on my worst enemy. My biggest fear in the world had materialised.
A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has again waded into the contentious issue of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, calling on world leaders to reopen the economy.
In a letter to International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, written before Sunday’s IOC meeting, Coe said holding the Games in July 2020 was “neither feasible nor desirable” because of the global crisis.
Samson Siasia has pleaded with Court of Arbitration for Sports, CAS, to grant him temporary relief to resume his coaching business pending when his appeal against the life ban slammed on him by FIFA would be heard.
South African middle distance athlete Caster Semenya is aiming to run in the 200 metres at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday gave further unequivocal backing to this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, urging athletes to prepare “full steam” in spite of the coronavirus threat.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach, has warned athletes against protesting in any form at Tokyo 2020, claiming the Games “must never be a platform to advance political or any other potentially divisive ends”.
Russia will discover Monday whether they will be banished from sporting competitions, including the Olympic Games, for four years when the World Anti-Doping Agency hold a crunch meeting in Lausanne.
The mother of former Nigeria coach and player Samson Siasia has been released after being kidnapped by gunmen ten weeks ago.
Embattled former Super Eagles’ coach, Samson Siasia is prepared to appeal life ban at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) after his mother regained freedom from kidnappers den on Sunday.
Speaking after the successful launched of the country’s first human spaceflight in nine years, Trump said the aim was to “establish a permanent presence in space and a launching pad to Mars’’.
More than six million cases of the novel coronavirus have been officially recorded worldwide, two-thirds of them in Europe and the United States, according to an AFP tally on Saturday.g
Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.
Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.
Thirteen people died on Friday when villagers fought back against armed cattle thieves in Katsina State where rustling has been on the increase.
Lagos State government said it has attracted investment worth US250m for its new industrial cum residential development aimed at boosting economic activities and jobs.
NBA superstar LeBron James was among the US athletes taking to social media in outrage over the death of a black man in Minnesota after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes.
Super Eagles and LOSC Lille forward Victor Osimhem has announced the passing of his father.
The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has said President Muhammadu Buhari, would receive more recommendations from the PTF on Sunday.
As the United States approached 100,000 coronavirus deaths, The New York Times on Sunday marked the grim milestone with a stark memorial on its front page – one-line obituaries for 1,000 victims.