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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nigerian heavyweight contender Efe “The One And Only” Ajagba 11-0 (9 KOs), has withdrawn from Saturday’s fight against once beaten Jack Mulowayi (7-1-1, 3 KOs) after injuring his back in training last week.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.
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.
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 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.
Without any concrete evidence, Britain, in collaboration with the United States, has been discriminating and suppressing Chinese companies citing nonexistent “security risks,” Zhao said.
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.
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.
The vehicle with ‘Stop Globalisation Politics’ and ‘You damn killers of children and old people’ graffitied rams gate, causing no damage.
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.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said the Premier League’s top six could be left without 11 fit players unless changes are made to protect the welfare of stretched squads.
German tennis player Alexander Zverev secured a tricky three-set victory over the Argentine Diego Schwartzman in London to keep his hopes of reaching the ATP Finals last four alive.
Former Bayelsa State Governor, Chief Henry Seriake Dickson, has vowed to do everything possible to track down and punish those who invaded his country home in Toru-Orua in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State last Wednesday and killed a police inspector guarding the house.
Klopp has welcomed Pep Guardiola signing a new contract - but is convinced the battle for the title won't be limited to the Liverpool and Manchester City managers this season.
The Katsina State Board of Internal Revenue has generated N9.1 billion revenue in the first nine months of 2020, indicating a 125 percent performance over its set target of N7.3 billion, the chairman of the Board, Alhaji Aminu Darabati-Abdulmumini has said.