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Pyeongchang Winter Games
A Russian Olympic medalist has left the Pyeongchang Winter Games on suspicion of doping, a Russian sports official said on Monday, in a case that could jeopardize the nation’s efforts to draw a line under a year-long drug-cheating scandal.
Olympic officials on Sunday said a cyberattack was responsible for an internet and wifi shutdown during the Pyeongchang Winter Games opening ceremony, but refused to say who was responsible.
Teenage snowboarder Red Gerard won the first Olympic medal for the United States of Friday but Canada's Mark McMorris stole the show with an inspirational bronze medal.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister landed in the South Friday, the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in its rival since the Korean War.
Fifteen Russians whose life bans for doping were lifted last week have been barred from the Pyeongchang Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday, as Russia’s drugs conspiracy continued to reverberate just days from the opening ceremony.
Cheering crowds welcomed the Olympic flame to a freezing Seoul on Saturday, where the torch will be paraded for four days before making its way to Pyeongchang for the start of the Winter Games.
In the city of Mbandaka, “bushmeat” is a cheap, time-honoured form of food — monkeys, bats, antelopes, crocodiles and other species caught in the wild.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, declared that unless innovative advances such as biotechnology are achieved in agriculture, global efforts at ending hunger would remain a mirage.
A prominent Egyptian activist and blogger known for documenting alleged abuses by the security forces has been detained, his lawyer says.
The Oyo State Government has demanded a refund from the Federal Government, of the N33 billion it expended on reconstruction and rehabilitation of federal roads within the state.
The Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja, has employed ad hoc staff to augment the gaps create by the ongoing nationwide JOHESU strike.
Scores of people were kidnapped in two days on a dangerous road in northern Nigeria, according to residents, in an outbreak of crime unconnected to the Boko Haram insurgency.kidnappers
The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has recorded the highest fares for bus journeys within the city, intercity bus journeys and for journeys to specified routes by air, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.
Five-time world champion Sebastien Ogier suffered a nightmare crash on the Rally of Portugal on Friday when his car veered off the road and into trees.
Super Eagles’ pre-World Cup training camp opened in Uyo on Monday, as more than six players arrived at the Ibom Meridian Hotel Camp.
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered, Erastus Akingbola, to return to the Federal High Court, Lagos, to answer his alleged five billion Naira fraud charge.