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Efe Ajagba could not enhance his claims for a future fight with Anthony Joshua as he laboured to a points victory over Jonathan Rice in Las Vegas.

Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba beats American opponent Jonnie Rice

Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba has added another victory to his name after he overcame his American opponent, Jonnie Rice, in a keenly-contested bout Saturday night at The Bubble in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Pape Gueye has expressed his delight after completing his move to French side Marseille on a four-year deal.

Senegalese midfielder Pape Gueye ‘proud’ to join Marseille

The Olympians recently confirmed the signing of the Senegalese on a free transfer following the expiration of his contract with Le Havre last month.
Cycling legend Sir Bradley Wiggins and his wife Cath are separating after 16 years of marriage.

Olympic Cycling legend and wife dump 16-year old marriage

Cycling legend Sir Bradley Wiggins and his wife Cath are separating after 16 years of marriage.
Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba beats Zlatan Ibrahimovic as best Ligue 1 striker in last two decades

Former Marseille and Guingamp star Didier Drogba has been crowned Ligue 1's greatest striker of the past 20 years, ahead of PSG legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) has confirmed the death of the country’s two-time Olympic 800m finalist Donato Sabia from Coronavirus disease.

Italy’s Olympic 800 metres finalist dies of coronavirus

Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) has confirmed the death of the country’s two-time Olympic 800m finalist Donato Sabia from Coronavirus disease.
Japan set about the unprecedented task of reorganising the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Wednesday after making the tough decision to postpone the Games by a year as the coronavirus pandemic locks down one third of the planet.

Tokyo begins Olympic task of reorganising Games

Japan set about the unprecedented task of reorganising the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Wednesday after making the tough decision to postpone the Games by a year as the coronavirus pandemic locks down one third of the planet.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.
Nigeria’s Olanrewaju “God’s Power” Durodola will take on hard hitting Ghanaian, Abraham Tabul, for the vacant African Boxing Union Cruiser title tomorrow in Accra, Ghana at Old Kingsway Building, Ussher-Town, Accra.

Olanrewaju Durodola eyes vacant ABU Cruiser-weight title

Nigeria’s Olanrewaju “God’s Power” Durodola will take on hard hitting Ghanaian, Abraham Tabul, for the vacant African Boxing Union Cruiser title tomorrow in Accra, Ghana at Old Kingsway Building, Ussher-Town, Accra.

Former Nigeria’s boxing champion cries for help

One of the Nigeria’s celebrated boxers in the 1970s, Abayomi Adeyemi is in dire need of help as the 1972 Olympian and former Commonwealth champion has been down with ailment.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Another $150,000 scandal surfaces in the AFN

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018, which remains unaccounted for.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Minister reveals benefits of Thomas Bach’s visit to Nigeria

Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, revealed that the International Olympics Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach’s visit to the country will help re-emphasize that Nigeria is highly respected in sports among the comity of nations.
The world table tennis ruling body, International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has confirmed African champions – Nigeria and Egypt as Africa’s representatives at the 2019 Team World Cup holding at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

ITTF confirms Nigeria, Egypt for Team World Cup

The world table tennis ruling body, International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), has confirmed African champions – Nigeria and Egypt as Africa’s representatives at the 2019 Team World Cup holding at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
Nigerian heavyweight contender Efe “The One And Only” Ajagba 11-0 (9 KOs), has withdrawn from Saturday’s fight against once beaten Jack Mulowayi (7-1-1, 3 KOs) after injuring his back in training last week.

Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba pulls out of Pennsylvania bout

Nigerian heavyweight contender Efe “The One And Only” Ajagba 11-0 (9 KOs), has withdrawn from Saturday’s fight against once beaten Jack Mulowayi (7-1-1, 3 KOs) after injuring his back in training last week.
Mr Olusade Adesola, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development confirmed this to newsmen on Tuesday, shortly after arriving Rabat to support and cheer Team Nigeria to victory in the Games.

African Games: Nigerian athletes’ allowances paid – official

Mr Olusade Adesola, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development confirmed this to newsmen on Tuesday, shortly after arriving Rabat to support and cheer Team Nigeria to victory in the Games.
Olanrewaju God's Power Durodola

Boxing: Olarenwaju Durodola fights Michael Godwin ahead of Europe return

Olanrewaju ‘God’s Power’ Durodola will face Michael Godwin at the Squash Hall, Police College, Ikeja on tuesday as he prepares to fight for another international cruiser-weight title later in the year.
Efe Ajagba condemned World Boxing Organisation (WBO) European Heavyweight champion, Ali Eren Demirezen to his first defeat by recording a unanimous decision at the MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.

Efe Ajagba defeats Ali Eren Demirezen by unanimous decision to remain undefeated

Efe Ajagba condemned World Boxing Organisation (WBO) European Heavyweight champion, Ali Eren Demirezen to his first defeat by recording a unanimous decision at the MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.
Lawrence Okolie

Lawrence Okolie to defend British and Commonwealth titles

Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie believes he would enjoy beating Jack Massey as the Nigeria-born boxer puts his Commonwealth and British cruiser-weight title on the line.
Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodum claimed the fourth national men’s table tennis title with Sporting after beating Sao Roque CD 3-0 in the second leg of the play-off final held at the Multipurpose Room of the Stadium of Alvalade in Lisbon.

Aruna Quadri, Bode Abiodun claim fourth consecutive Portuguese title

Aruna Quadri and Bode Abiodun claimed the fourth national men’s table tennis title with Sporting after beating Sao Roque CD 3-0 in the second leg of the play-off final held at the Multipurpose Room of the Stadium of Alvalade in Lisbon.

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China refutes British moves to beef up ban on Huawei

Without any concrete evidence, Britain, in collaboration with the United States, has been discriminating and suppressing Chinese companies citing nonexistent “security risks,” Zhao said.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

South Korea fines Facebook $6.1 million for sharing user info

A South Korean agency for protecting personal information on Wednesday fined Facebook Inc 6.7 billion won ($6.06 million) and sought a criminal investigation for providing users’ personal information to other operators without consent.
The Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has condemned in strong terms the reported invasion and forced entry into the Abuja residence of the Governor of Taraba State, Arc. Darius Ishaku Dickson, by men of the Nigeria Police Force.

Taraba governor seeks aid to rebuild after #EndSARS protests

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku on Tuesday called on the Federal Government and other humanitarian agencies to assist the State to rebuild structures and replace items damaged or stolen by hoodlums during the #EndSARS protests in the State last month.
Journalists film the car which crashed into the gate of the main entrance of the chancellery in Berlin, the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany [Fabrizio Bensch-Reuters]

Car hits gate outside German chancellor’s office

The vehicle with ‘Stop Globalisation Politics’ and ‘You damn killers of children and old people’ graffitied rams gate, causing no damage.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government sets up N75 billion youth investment fund

As part of the fallout of the #EndSARS protests, the Federal Government has set out N75 billion Youth Investment Fund (YIF) for young people with creative ability.