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Defending champion Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open with a stunning 6-2 7-5 defeat by Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-finals on Saturday.
The former head of athletics’ world governing body, Lamine Diack, was on Wednesday found guilty by a French court of corruption in covering up Russian doping cases and sentenced to four years in prison, two of which were suspended.
"I feared for Messi in another league and for me it's good news that he's staying in this league," said Valdano. "He's the best player in the world not just for the image he projects but because it's a pleasure to watch a player of this level."
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
Andre Villas-Boas took aim at Thomas Tuchel and poked fun at Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League failure after Marseille's win.
French Ligue 2 club Amiens SC have announced the signing of Nigeria forward Stephen Odey on a one-year loan deal from Belgian outfit KRC Genk, Completesports.com reports.
World number one Ashleigh Barty announced Tuesday she will not defend her French Open crown, citing the coronavirus fears that also prompted her and several other top players to withdraw from the US Open.
French journalists on Monday demanded the release of Algerian reporter Khaled Drareni, who was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment over his coverage of an anti-government demonstration in March.
Messi dropped a bombshell when he handed in a transfer request but the Barca captain and six-time Ballon d’Or champion will remain at Camp Nou for the 2020-21 season.
FIFA has issued another warning to the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) over interference in its affairs, amid concern regarding the involvement of the country’s judicial authorities in a dispute between the governing body and a former coach.
Ouattara said in early August he would seek re-election in October, formally accepting the ruling party’s nomination to be its candidate and defying opponents who say the constitution forbids a third term
“But unfortunately for him, he took a test (for COVID-19) yesterday which turned out to be positive today, so at the last minute he was replaced by Eduardo Camavinga.”
France’s foreign minister said on Thursday that the transition in Mali needs to be quick, but that the coup d’etat in the country would not stop French military operations targeting Islamist militants.
The residents of Ijeododo, Ijegun and Ijagemo towns have praised Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for approving the construction of Ijegun-Ijedodo, Abule Ado road.
Victor Okolo, brother-in-law and representative of Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has stated that the Nigerian forward is not hindered by language differences at his new club.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, says records show that 10 per cent of all positive COVID-19 cases treated are below the age of 19.
A popular Nollywood actor and producer, Bolaji Amusan, has said Nigeria must remain together as one indivisible entity, warning politicians to watch their tongues.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, unveiled the “Nigeria at 60” logo in Abuja.
A building under construction along Azikiwe Road, in the commercial city of Aba, Abia State, collapsed on Wednesday morning.
The Oyo State government has reiterated its commitment to fully support the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), towards effective management of disaster in the state as the rainy season begins.
Everton midfielder Alex Iwobi has not made the squad for their Carabao Cup clash with Salford City on Wednesday night.
Disqualified Big Brother Naija Lockdown housemate, Erica, has said that her disqualification from the show taught her to make use of her head more than her feelings.