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World champion sprinter Christian Coleman has been banned from athletics for two years for anti-doping violations, the Athletics Integrity Unit announced on Tuesday.

World 100m champion suspended for two years

World champion sprinter Christian Coleman has been banned from athletics for two years for anti-doping violations, the Athletics Integrity Unit announced on Tuesday.
Andy Murray hits a return to Frances Tiafoe during their first-round match at the Western & Southern Open, which the Scot won in two hours, 28 minutes. Jason Szenes-EPA

ATP Tour: Andy Murray beats Frances Tiafoe, books Zverev clash

Britain’s Andy Murray made a triumphant ATP comeback Saturday, defeating Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (8/6), 3-6, 6-1 in his first match of 2020 at the Western and Southern Open.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino after his speech during the UEFA Congress REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

FIFA says no reason for Swiss authorities to investigate Gianni Infantino

Global soccer body FIFA has said there is no reason for Swiss authorities to launch criminal proceedings against its president Gianni Infantino who will continue in his role as normal.
Macky Sall

Senegal’s Macky Sall wins re-election in first round

Senegal’s President Macky Sall won in the first round of the election Sunday, his prime minister said, although his two main challengers look set to contest the outcome.

Senegal votes with incumbent Macky Sall confident of first-round win

Senegal votes Sunday in an election that incumbent President Macky Sall looks confident to win in the first round after his main challengers were banned from running in the West African country's ballot.
Khalifa Sall

Senegal court bars two opposition candidates from presidential vote

Senegal's Constitutional Court has published an official list of five candidates to contest next month's presidential election, including head of state Macky Sall - but excluding two prominent opposition figures.

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The pioneer Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Mr Anthony Danburam, has passes on.

Pioneer Taraba speaker Anthony Danburam passes on

The pioneer Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Mr Anthony Danburam, has passes on.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

Nnamdi Kanu advises Oyo police chief to leave Sunday Igboho alone and resign

Following the arrest order by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Ngozi Onadeko, to arrest Yoruba activist Sunday Igboho, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has advised the commissioner to ‘resign honourably’ rather than obey the order.
Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma heaped praises on his players following their complete performance against Bloemfontein Celtics.

Rivers United boss tags victory over Bloemfontein Celtics as fake

Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma heaped praises on his players following their complete performance against Bloemfontein Celtics.
Super Eagles forward Simeon Nwankwo scored his 9th league goal of the season for Crotone in their 2-1 defeat to Florentina, on Saturday.

Serie A: Simy Nwankwo continues good form for Crotone

Super Eagles forward Simeon Nwankwo scored his 9th league goal of the season for Crotone in their 2-1 defeat to Florentina, on Saturday.

Three feared dead in Lagos cult clash

At least three persons were reportedly killed when rival cult groups clashed in some parts of Coker-Aguda in Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State in the early hours on Sunday.