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Former Arsenal forward Robin van Persie believes Tottenham will be the underdogs in their Champions League semi-final clash with Ajax.

Robin van Persie: Ajax favourites to beat Tottenham

Former Arsenal forward Robin van Persie believes Tottenham will be the underdogs in their Champions League semi-final clash with Ajax.
Kei Nishikori

Japan’s Kei Nishikori knocked out in Monte Carlo

Japan’s Kei Nishikori lost his opening match of the clay season on Wednesday, with Asia’s top player crashing to a 7-5, 6-4 defeat to Pierre-Hugues Herbert at the Monte Carlo Masters.
Naomi Osaka

Kei Nishikori: Naomi Osaka will learn to deal with fame

Kei Nishikori is confident his Japanese compatriot Naomi Osaka will learn to cope with pressure as she deals deal with her new elite status in tennis.
Stan Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka ends finals drought, faces Gael Monfils in Rotterdam

Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka defeated top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the championship match of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Employees of a cleaning company looks at damage one day after a gas explosion in the Jan van der Heijdenstraat in The Hague, the Netherlands, on January 28, 2019. (Photo by Lex van LIESHOUT - ANP - AFP) - Netherlands OUT

Nine injured in Dutch gas blast building collapse

A suspected gas explosion in The Hague has caused a home to partially collapse, injuring at least nine people including four who were plucked from the rubble, Dutch emergency services said Sunday.
Dutch security forces

Four terror suspects held in Netherlands

Dutch security forces arrested four people in the port city of Rotterdam on Saturday on suspicion of preparing for a “terrorist crime”, police said.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN Group may lose more executives amid Nigerian crisis

MTN confirmed Fouladi’s departure, which was announced by Rotterdam-based KPN earlier this month. But Singh has declined to comment.
France captain Hugo Lloris admits the world champions were fortunate to only lose 2-0 to Netherlands in Rotterdam.

Hugo Lloris: France lucky to escape with 2-0 Netherlands defeat

France captain Hugo Lloris admits the world champions were fortunate to only lose 2-0 to Netherlands in Rotterdam.
France's midfielder Paul Pogba poses in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on October 9, 2018, as part of the team's preparation for the friendly football match against Island and the Nations League football match against Germany. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Martial, Pogba ruled out of key France’s Nations League match

Manchester United pair Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba will miss France’s key Nations League fixture against the Netherlands and a Uruguay friendly through injury, the French Football Federation announced on Monday.
Anthony Martial

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial earns recall to France squad

Anthony Martial has been rewarded for his impressive recent form with Manchester United by being recalled to the France squad by coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday.
Eliud Kipchoge runs to win the 45th Berlin Marathon, setting a new world record in the process. Photograph- Markus Schreiber-AP

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, smashing the previous best as he clocked 2hr 1min 40sec.
The former Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon visits Denmark to set up a UN Live Museum, to engage people in UN World Destination, in Copenhagen, Denmark June 11, 2018. RITZAU SCANPIX-Martin Sylvest via REUTERS

Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates head climate body

Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates will head an international commission on climate change to launch next month, the Dutch government said Monday.
2 President Buhari returns to Abuja after a 3-day Official Visit to the Netherlands on 18th July 2018

President Buhari returns to Abuja from Netherlands

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a successful three-day official visit to The Hague, Netherlands, where he delivered a keynote address at the 20th anniversary of the International Criminal Court.
3 President Buhari meets with Nigerian Embassy Staff in the Netherlands shortly before departing for Abuja, 18th July 2018

Buhari meets Nigerian embassy staff, concludes Netherland visit

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday concluded his visit to the Netherlands, meeting with Nigerian Embassy staff, before departing for home.
5 PRESIDENT BUHARI ARRIVES IN THE HAGUE AHEAD OF HIS 3-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT AND ICC’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY ON 15TH JULY 2018

President Buhari arrives Netherlands ahead of ICC’s 20th anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening arrived Netherlands ahead of his scheduled visit to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.
1 President Buhari departs Abuja on a 3 day Official Visit to the Netherlands on 15th July 2018

President Buhari arrives The Hague for ICC’s 20th anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening arrived The Hague ahead of his scheduled appearance at the International Criminal Court.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday left Abuja for Netherlands to participate in activities commemorating the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague.

President Buhari departs Abuja for Netherlands, to address ICC

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday left Abuja for Netherlands to participate in activities commemorating the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague.

Flying Eagles coach Aigbogun lauds Hamdi Akujobi’s versatility, discipline

Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has praised the versatility and tactical discipline of top Dutch prospect Hamdi Akujobi.

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PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.
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WHO classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness

The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify “gaming disorder” as an illness.
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Unai Emery calls on Arsenal to summon up the spirit of Rafa Nadal ahead...

Unai Emery is calling on his Arsenal side to summon up the spirit of tennis icon Rafael Nadal as they prepare to go in search of major silverware in the Europa League final.
Super Eagles vice captain, Ahmed Musa, has buried his mother.

NFF, friends pay last respect as Ahmed Musa buries mum

Family members and well wishes including the football family were at Afuze in Edo state on Saturday to pay their last respect to Musa’s mother who died on January 24, 2019.

36 PDP candidates declared winner of Zamfara elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission Saturday declared 36 candidates of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party the winners of 2019 general election in Zamfara State.