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Dominic Thiem recovered from squandering four match points in a dramatic second-set tie-break to beat Novak Djokovic in three pulsating sets in the last four at the ATP Finals on Saturday.

Dominic Thiem ends Novak Djokovic’s ATP Finals record bid

Dominic Thiem recovered from squandering four match points in a dramatic second-set tie-break to beat Novak Djokovic in three pulsating sets in the last four at the ATP Finals on Saturday.
Dominic Thiem is interviewed after beating Rafael Nadal in their group match on day three of the ATP Finals at the O2. John Walton-PA

Dominic Thiem beats Rafael Nadal in thriller at ATP Finals

Dominic Thiem beat Rafael Nadal 7-6 7-6 in a high quality,tense match in O2 Arena in London on Tuesday.
Rafael Nadal battled into the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Thursday with a 6-1, 7-6 (7-3) win over Australian Jordan Thompson at Bercy Arena.

Paris Masters: Rafael Nadal charges into quarter-finals

Top seed Rafa Nadal was forced to save a set-point before overcoming Australian Jordan Thompson 6-1 7-6(3) on Thursday to reach the Paris Masters quarter-finals.
Former world champion Amir Khan has tabbed WBC world champion Tyson Fury to defeat WBO, IBO, WBA, IBF champion Anthony Joshua, if the two British heavyweights ever collided in a unification.

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury two-fight schedule released

Schedule for Tyson Fury’s epic Battle of Britain heavyweight clashes against Anthony Joshua has been revealed.
Two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka booked a place in the quarter-finals of the US Open Sunday with a straight-sets win over Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit.

Japan’s Naomi Osaka reaches US Open quarter-finals

Two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka booked a place in the quarter-finals of the US Open Sunday with a straight-sets win over Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit.
Arsenal are hoping to ‘nick’ Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight world title clash with Kubrat Pulev from North London rivals Tottenham, Eddie Hearn has admitted.

Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev clash December in London

Anthony Joshua is set to face challenger Kubrat Pulev on December 12 at the O2 Arena in London.

Anthony Joshua, Kubrat Pulev to fight this year with or without spectators – promoter

Boxing enthusiasts could still see Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev this year, as plans have been made to have a behind closed doors fight and one with a live audience in attendance.
Alexander Zverev almost blew his quest for a maiden Grand Slam title Thursday before registering a gritty five-set win over France’s Jeremy Chardy in the Australian Open second round.

Alexander Zverev denies illegal phone use at ATP Finals

Alexander Zverev denied he was using his phone illegally during his ATP Finals round-robin defeat to Stefanos Tsitsipas at London’s O2 Arena.
Dominic Thiem

Dominic Thiem into ATP finals semis as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer face shootout

Dominic Thiem produced a scintillating display of attacking tennis to beat Novak Djokovic and qualify for the last four at the ATP Finals on Tuesday, leaving the Serbian facing a shootout against Roger Federer.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

Court to resume Naira Marley case tomorrow

Nigerian hip hop artist Azeez Fashola, a.k.a. Naira Marley, is due to be back at the Federal High Court in Lagos for a hearing on his alleged internet fraud case.
Dereck Chisora is looking for a new opponent after Joseph Parker pulled out of their fight at O2 Arena due to illness.

Joseph Parker pulls out of Dereck Chisora fight due to illness

Dereck Chisora is looking for a new opponent after Joseph Parker pulled out of their fight at O2 Arena due to illness.
Davido performing at BBC Radio 1Xtra Live at the O2 Arena in London.

Davido pulls stunning performance with 50 Cent

Afropop star, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, stunned the crowd at the ‘Tycoon Party’ in New Jersey where he shared the stage with American superstar, 50 Cent.

Davido becomes most viewed Nigerian artist on YouTube

Afro pop star David ‘Davido’ Adeleke has become the most viewed Nigerian artist on streaming platform, YouTube.
Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Sport stayed in the U.S. after his fighter Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KO’s) lost four belts and suffered a huge upset loss to Andy Ruiz (33-1, 22 KO’s) on June 1 in New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Anthony Joshua sets to return to ring for Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch – ...

Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua definitely will meet later this year, promoter Eddie Hearn has said, putting to rest rumors that Joshua would turn down a rematch of June’s huge upset in which he lost three of the four major world heavyweight 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 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.
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder: I can’t say I’ll knock Anthony Joshua out

The debate began raging far and wide Saturday night, as soon as referee Harvey Dock counted out Dominic Breazeale.
Wizkid

Wizkid returns to social media with ‘Jah bless Me’

Popular Nigeria pop artist, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun a.k.a Wizkid has released a new single titled “Jah Bless Me’’.
Manchester United’s French midfielder Paul Pogba (L) shakes hands with Manchester United’s Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after being substituted during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Manchester United at Craven Cottage in London on February 9, 2019. Ian KINGTON / AFP

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer impressed by in-form Paul Pogba’s new-found maturity

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that Paul Pogba is channelling his extrovert personality in the right way after toning down his off-field behaviour, ahead of his side’s huge match with title-chasing Liverpool on Sunday.

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Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops raid terrorists’ hideouts, eliminate five in Borno

Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
Briefing State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the virtual FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola, and Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave breakdowns of the approvals.

President Buhari condemns ‘insane’ killing of farmers by Boko Haram in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary- Chief Executive Officer-Designate.

Bible Society appoints new CEO-designate

The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
Kidnap

I paid N3 million ransom before I was freed by kidnappers – doctor

Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Men’s World Cup served off its first spins on Friday, November 13 and there was a shocking loss for Nigeria’s best table tennis player, Quadri Aruna, who was beaten by Slovenian Darko Jorgic.

Aruna Quadri records third league victory with TTC in German Bundesliga

Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.