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Pigeon-enthusiast Joël Verschoot poses on September 4, 2019 at the “Verschoot Pigeons Loft” in Ingelmunster, Belgium. Belgian pigeon breeder Joel Verschoot could probably have settled down to a comfortable retirement in March after he sold the world’s most expensive racer. Armando the pigeon won worldwide headlines and netted Verschoot 1.25-million euros ($1.4-million) when he won over Chinese buyers in an online auction. Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP

Joel Verschoot, the man with the million-euro pigeon

Belgian pigeon breeder Joel Verschoot could probably have settled down to a comfortable retirement in March after he sold the world’s most expensive racer.
The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.

English Premier League players dominate FIFPro World XI nominations

The English Premier League have the most number of players on the 2019 FIFA FIFPro men’s World XI shortlist for the first time in 10 years.
Amadu Musa Kida

Musa Kida blames D’Tigers World Cup failure on complacency

With 3 wins in 4 games against Canada and Dominican Republic before beating Poland and Montenegro gave the D’tigers a sense of false belief heading into the first game against Russia according to NBBF chief, Engr Musa Kida.
Norwegian club unveiled Flying Eagles winger Maxwell Effiom after signing a three-year contract with Sandnes Ulf from Enyimba.

Norwegian club unveil Flying Eagles winger

Norwegian club unveiled Flying Eagles winger Maxwell Effiom after signing a three-year contract with Sandnes Ulf from Enyimba.
Vice President Mike Pence and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki signed the deal in Warsaw, where Pence is filling in for President Donald Trump, who scrapped his trip at the last minute because of Hurricane Dorian.

US, Poland sign joint document on 5G technology cooperation

The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement on Monday to cooperate on new 5G technology amid growing concerns about Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.
German President Frank Walter Steinmeier apologises for Hitler’s carpet bombing of Poland city of Wielun 80 years ago

Germany apologises to Poland for WWII bombing of Wielun

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday asked Poland’s forgiveness for history’s bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish city of Wielun, where the first World War II bombs fell 80 years ago.
Nigeria youth international Tom Dele-Bashiru says he is ready to take the Premier League by storm following his debut in Tuesday’s Carabao Cup game.

Nigeria’s Tom Dele-Bashiru ready to take English premiership by storm

Nigeria youth international Tom Dele-Bashiru says he is ready to take the Premier League by storm following his debut in Tuesday’s Carabao Cup game.
Hurricane Dorian became an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane late Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Bahamas, Florida in path of ‘dangerous’ Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian strengthened into an “extremely dangerous” storm on Friday as it bore down on the Bahamas and the east coast of the US state of Florida.
Nigeria U20 forward Success Makanjuola has backed his side to win the African Games for the first time in 46 years on Friday.

African Games: Nigeria want to be remembered for winning – Success Makunjuola

Nigeria U20 forward Success Makanjuola has backed his side to win the African Games for the first time in 46 years on Friday.
Naomi Osaka

Coco Gauff, Naomi Osaka set for US Open showdown

US teen sensation Coco Gauff and top-ranked defending champion Naomi Osaka will meet in a third-round showdown Saturday at the US Open, each curious to test her game against the other.
Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski signs bumper new Bayern Munich contract

Robert Lewandowski has signed a new contract that will keep him at Bayern Munich until 2023. The Poland striker’s previous deal was due to expire in June 2021.
Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski goals a precious commodity for Bayern Munich

A new contract is looming for Poland forward Robert Lewandowski, who will be carrying the hopes of a second straight league win for Bayern Munich when the champions host Mainz 05 on Saturday.
Robert Lewandowski has urged Bayern Munich to make three new signings as he vented his frustrations at a lack of arrivals at the Bundesliga champions.

Robert Lewandowski hails ‘insane’ Philippe Coutinho

Robert Lewandowski believes Bayern Munich have the advantage over Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga title race as he claims they boast more quality than their rivals after landing Philippe Coutinho.
Robert Lewandowski has urged Bayern Munich to make three new signings as he vented his frustrations at a lack of arrivals at the Bundesliga champions.

Robert Lewandowski confirms contract extension “95 per cent” done

Poland striker Lewandowski played a starring role as Bayern rolled Schalke aside with minimal fuss in Gelsenkirchen on Saturday, scoring a hat-trick in the 3-0 win.
Almeria have completed the signing of Valentine Ozornwafor on a season-long loan from Turkish champions Galatasaray.

Almeria sign Nigerian defender Valentine Ozornwafor on loan from Galatasaray

The Nigeria youth international will continue his development in the Spanish second-tier division with the Rojiblancos
Inter head coach Luciano Spalletti has no problem with Mauro Icardi's naked photos on social media as long as his striker continues to turn up for work appropriately dressed.

Careca: Mauro Icardi can go to hell if he doesn’t want Napoli move

Napoli legend Careca has lashed out at rumoured transfer target Mauro Icardi, saying the Argentine can ‘go to hell’ if he doesn’t want to sign.
Donald Trump

Donald Trump cancels Denmark visit after rebuff over Greenland

US President Donald Trump has called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country’s prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland.
The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.

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Dana Air acquires B737-300 aircraft, eyes more routes

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Wilfred Ndidi upbeat Leicester City will bounce back from Old Trafford defeat

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Three dead, 44 missing in India boat accident

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