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Roger Federer books Tomas Berdych in Australian Open quarters

Roger Federer roared into an Australian Open quarter-final with Tomas Berdych Monday as former champion Angelique Kerber stuttered into an enticing clash with Madison Keys.

Maria Sharapova shines in Melbourne return

Maria Sharapova on Tuesday resumed her career at the Australian Open in bright sunshine with a performance that went some way to banishing those demons.

Maria Sharapova happily back in old routine at Australian Open

Maria Sharapova said Tuesday she was delighted to be back in the old routine after a trying 2017 as she sailed into the second round of the Australian Open.

Novak Djokovic elbows Donald Young out to reach second round

Novak Djokovic celebrated his long-awaited return to the grand slam stage with a 6-1 6-2 6-4 demolition of American Donald Young, to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.

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Tigers in the water at a tiger park in China. [Stringer-Reuters]

China reverses tiger, rhino decision after outcry

China has reversed a controversial decision to lift a 25-year-old ban on the use of tiger and rhino parts in science and traditional medicine after an outcry from environmental activists.

Babatunde Fashola: We’ve delivered on roads, power, housing

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has declared that his ministry has delivered visible and qualitative achievements to Nigerians since his appointment in November 2015.
A Lion Air Group pilot leaves an aircraft simulator after a routine practice session at Angkasa Training Center near Jakarta [Willy Kurniawan-Reuters]

Indonesia: Lion Air crew faced with situation not in manual

Indonesian investigators said more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering the situation believed to have faced the crew of the Lion Air plane that crashed last month was not included in the aircraft's flight manual.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC recovers N794 billion, $261 million, seizes 407 mansions

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that a total of N794 billion suspected to have been stolen from public treasury was recovered in the last three years.
Former Dream Team VI goalkeeper Yusuf Mohammed has completed his move to Kwara United ahead of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

Yusuf Muhammed vows to impress Kwara United fans

Former Kano Pillars first choice goal-keeper Yusuf Muhammed has vowed to prove his worth to Kwara United fans after joining the club in this current transfer window.