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Serena Williams looked solid in her first match since Wimbledon as she defeated Belgium’s Elise Mertens on Wednesday to reach the third round at the WTA Toronto tournament.
The women’s world rankings were unchanged at the top on Monday with Ashleigh Barty of Australia at number one after leading players took the week off post-Wimbledon.
The midfielder beat off competition from Ghana and Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan and Ghana senior women's team and U17 striker Mukarama Abdulai to pick the coveted gong at the Ghana Football Awards held in Accra on Sunday.
Twenty three Grand Slam Champions Serena Williams will have to wait a bit longer to realise her 24 Grand Slam dream after she was denied the luxury of clinching the record in Saturday’s Wimbledon final.
Simona Halep became the first Romanian woman to reach the Wimbledon final on Friday when she defeated Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3.
Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka will have a medical at Manchester United this week ahead of the completion of his £55 million ($70m) move from Crystal Palace.
Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team.
A Canadian man has died after his parachute failed to open when he jumped out of a plane during a military exercise led by US forces in Bulgaria, local media reported on Tuesday.
After the Nigeria Football Federation cleared all their outstanding entitlements, the Super Falcons say they are in the mood and spirit to take all three points off the Grasshoppers of Norway in their first match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Reims on Saturday.
Pope Francis apologised to the Roma people on Sunday for the Roman Catholic Church’s “discrimination” against them as he wrapped up a visit to Romania.
Leader of Romania's ruling left-wing Social Democrat Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea has been sentenced to three and half years in prison by the country's supreme court, upholding a conviction and jail term for official misconduct in a corruption case.
Czech sixth seed and two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova withdrew from Roland Garros on Monday with a left arm injury.
An estimated 90 per cent of Nigerians and 2.3 billion people globally lack access to safe and efficient electricity, according to Schneider Electric.
Dr Cosmas Ilechukwu, General Overseer, Charismatic Renewal Ministries (CRM), has called on the various denominations that make up the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to be united for the growth and development of the country.
Cabo Verde Airline, the national carrier of the Cape Verde Islands, will commence direct flights from Lagos, Nigeria to Cape Verde on December 9, 2019.
The Chairman of Yoruba Tennis Club, Mr. Olawunmi Agbaje, has urged women to promote Nigerian and African products. He said this is necessary to create employment and promote commerce.
The Senate has promised to work with the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) to block revenue leakages and misuse of funds by Federal Government agencies.
The Kebbi State Government is partnering the World Fish Programme to boost the fisheries potentials of the State.
Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured stakeholders and citizens of the state of rancour-free and credible governorship election in the state on November 16.
A security guard, Anthony Ikhibhojero, 26, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly attempting to steal a trailer battery.
Organisers of the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship, scheduled for the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja, have begun activities aimed at a successful hosting of the event.
Troops of the Operation Thunder Strike have rescued six students of the Government Day Secondary School, Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State abducted on their way to school on Thursday morning.g