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Novak Djokovic confident of historic second Slam sweep

Novak Djokovic believes that his 2016 achievement of holding all four Grand Slam titles at the same time is the perfect playbook for a repeat performance at Roland Garros as he tries to become just the second man to complete the feat.
Damage to the exterior of the Cathedral on Tuesday morning.BERTRAND GUAY-AFP-Getty Images

Paris Saint-Germain to lead French football fundraising after Notre Dame fire

Paris Saint-Germain have promised fundraising initiatives to aid the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral following Monday's fire.
Nicolas Pepe

Lille’s Nicolas Pepe edges closer to Eden Hazard’s record

Nicolas Pepe became the first Lille player since Eden Hazard to score 19 goals in a single Ligue 1 season after his match-winner against Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday.

Paris sues Airbnb for $14 million over illegal advertisements

The City of Paris is suing Airbnb for publishing 1,000 illegal rentals adverts, which could cost the American rental website more than 12.5 million euros ($14 million), the mayor of Paris told a newspaper in an interview published on Sunday.

US singer Chris Brown arrested on rape allegations in Paris

Police officials in Paris have detained the US singer Chris Brown following an accusation of rape, AP has confirmed.
Roger Federer was beaten in straight sets by Berna Coric (AFP)

Roger Federer begins road to 100 with a win in Paris

Roger Federer made a comfortable start to his quest for a 100th title by despatching Fabio Fognini in straight sets to ease into the quarter-finals at the Paris Masters on Thursday.
Paris Saint-Germain's Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon (C) celebrates with teammates after winning the match at the end of the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Caen on August 12, 2018 at the Parc des Princes, in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Christophe ARCHAMBAULT

Still warming up, Paris Saint-Germain prepare to face Guingamp

Paris Saint-Germain head to Guingamp for the second round of Ligue 1 matches already among the pace-setters, yet coach Thomas Tuchel said it feels as if the club is still in pre-season.

Zinedine Zidane: I’ve got my feet up and feeling good

Zinedine Zidane said Monday he was happy to have some time off after stepping down as Real Madrid coach just days after steering the Spanish giants to a third successive Champions League trophy.

Simona Halep defeats Sloane Stephens to win maiden Grand Slam at French Open

Simona Halep sealed her maiden Grand Slam title with a relentless performance to beat Sloane Stephens and win the French Open.

French Open: Rafa Nadal crushes friend Roland Gasquet to reach last 16

Whenever claycourt machine Rafa Nadal faces old friend Richard Gasquet, the 10-time Roland Garros champion gets a free ride.

Russia to ‘punish’ fans over racist Paul Pogba, Ousmane Dembele chants

Seven fans suspected of racially abusing France players Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele during a friendly in Saint Petersburg “should be punished”, Russia’s World Cup chief Alexey Sorokin said on Thursday.

Unlikely France favourite Moussa Sissoko pleads World Cup case

A regular for Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham this season, midfielder Moussa Sissoko is however fighting for a place in Didier Deschamps France plans for the World Cup in Russia.

Zinedine Zidane fights for future in PSG Champions League tie

Zinedine Zidane inspired France to World Cup glory as a player, but his extraordinary career has to a large degree been defined by the Champions League.

Paris attacks suspect tells court ‘I put my trust in Allah’

The only surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, defied Belgian judges on Monday and said he put his "trust in Allah" on the opening day of his trial for a shootout that led to his capture.

I rejected deadline day move to Chelsea – Thomas Meunier

Paris Saint-Germain full-back Thomas Meunier has revealed that he rejected the opportunity to join Chelsea during the summer transfer window.

Mbappe wants to “mark history” with PSG

Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe, at 18 the most expensive French player of all time, said Sunday he wanted to "mark the history" of the French capital with his new club.

Kylian Mbappe joins Paris Saint-Germain from Monaco

Paris Saint-Germain have announced the signing of Kylian Mbappe from Monaco.

France calls off probe into Gabon elite’s wealth

French judges have ended their investigation into the substantial assets of Gabon's late president Omar Bongo and his family, none of whom have been charged, sources close to the case said Wednesday.

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The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo governor inaugurates another isolation centre in Ibadan

The governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, inaugurated an upgraded 10-bed space Agbami Isolation Centre in Jericho, Ibadan for the COVID-19 patients.
Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has been restored in India after being unreachable for many users there since July 1st, Android Police reported.

DuckDuckGo reinstated in India after being unreachable since July 1st

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has been restored in India after being unreachable for many users there since July 1st, Android Police reported. Reports about what was causing the outage have varied. Some users reported the Indian government appeared to be behind the block, and others said they were getting what appeared to be DNS lookup errors, according to Android Police.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Sadiya Umar Farouq

N-Power: 109,823 beneficiaries now business owners – minister

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, says no fewer than 109,823 beneficiaries of the N-Power Programme are now business owners.
Curtis Jones has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool FC.

Liverpool announce new long-term deal for Curtis Jones

The 19-year-old has made a big impression on boss Jürgen Klopp this season and memorably scored a stunning last gasp derby winner against Everton in the FA Cup.
Legendary Juju musician and evangelist, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, has admonished musicians not to see themselves as competitors, but rather as one united people, using their talents to make people happy.

Music maestro Ebenezer Obey debunks death rumour

Contrary to the rumour making rounds on social media over the death of the music legend, Evangelist Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, the musician-turned cleric has debunked the rumour, saying he is alive and that the public should disregard the rumour.