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Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry said Monday he expects to return from a broken left hand before the conclusion of the NBA season but not before late March.

NBA: Warriors star Stephen Curry expects to return before season ends

Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry said Monday he expects to return from a broken left hand before the conclusion of the NBA season but not before late March.
Wayne Rooney departed MLS after DC United were humbled by Toronto in extra time of their play-off clash, while defending champions Atlanta United advanced.

Wayne Rooney’s DC United career ends with rout

Wayne Rooney departed MLS after DC United were humbled by Toronto in extra time of their play-off clash, while defending champions Atlanta United advanced.
Parliament of Uganda

Uganda announces ‘Kill the Gays’ bill, death penalty for homosexuals

Uganda has announced plans to reintroduce a bill which would bring in the death penalty for homosexuals in the East African nation.
Tennis - Newly crowned US Open champion Bianca Andreescu received a customised World Wrestling Championship (WWE) belt after her US Open win.

US Open champion Bianca Andreescu honoured in hometown

Bianca Andreescu, who beat Serena Williams in the US Open final to become Canada’s first Grand Slam singles champion, was honoured with a rally in her hometown on Sunday.
Bianca Andreescu of Canada celebrates her win over Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during their semi-finals women’s Singles match at the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 5, 2019. (Photo by Don EMMERT / AFP) /

US Open: Bianca Andreescu can handle Serena Williams challenge – coach

Sylvain Bruneau, the coach of US Open finalist Bianca Andreescu, believes the Canadian teenager is fully equipped for Saturday’s showdown with Serena Williams despite calling it the hardest assignment in women’s tennis.

Kidnapped South African mine worker released in DR Congo

A South African mine worker kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed more than a month after he was snatched by an armed group in the country's restive east, local media reported.
Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the WTA Toronto final.

Serena Williams to return to Auckland for Aussie Open warm-up

Serena Williams announced Tuesday she will warm-up for January’s Australian Open at the Auckland Classic, a tournament that has mixed memories for the American superstar.
The Arole Oodua and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi has charged Nigerians residing in Canada, in the spirit of patriotism, to come together and join the government and the people of Nigeria in proffering solutions to the economic challenges facing the country.

Ooni of Ife: Never write off your country

The Arole Oodua and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has charged Nigerians residing in Canada, in the spirit of patriotism, to come together and join the government and the people of Nigeria in proffering solutions to the economic challenges facing the country.
Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka reclaims women’s tennis world number one spot

Naomi Osaka will return to the top of the women’s tennis world rankings despite losing to Serena Williams in the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup.
Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the WTA Toronto final.

Serena Williams survives scare to set Bianca Andreescu title clash

Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the WTA Toronto final.
Jordan Nwora

Nigeria’s D’Tigers stun Canada in Winnipeg

University of Louisville junior Jordan Nwora had an unforgettable game for the Nigerian National Team, D’Tigers, on Friday.
MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – MARCH 22: Serena Williams of the United States in action during her match against Rebecca Peterson of Sweden during Day 5 of the Miami Open Presented by Itau at Hard Rock Stadium on March 22, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP / Michael Reaves / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / A

Serena Williams plays solid in first outing since Wimbledon

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.
Wayne Rooney says Louis van Gaal is the best head coach he has worked under, despite being managed for nine years at Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson.

Wayne Rooney: Louis van Gaal best I’ve worked under

Wayne Rooney says Louis van Gaal is the best head coach he has worked under, despite being managed for nine years at Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson.
Wayne Rooney revealed he often practises shooting from beyond halfway after his incredible goal for DC United against Orlando City in MLS.

Wayne Rooney reveals secret behind goal from own half

Wayne Rooney revealed he often practises shooting from beyond halfway after his incredible goal for DC United against Orlando City in MLS.
TORONTO, ON – JUNE 13- Toronto Raptors fans celebrate after the team beat the Golden State Warriors in Game Six of the NBA Finals, on June 13, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. Cole Burston-Getty Images-AFP

Jubilation in Toronto as fans celebrate Raptors’ NBA win

Thousands of fans stormed the streets of Toronto early Friday in a rowdy celebration of their hometown team’s first ever NBA championship.
The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions

Toronto Raptors win maiden NBA Championship Title

The Toronto Raptors sealed their maiden NBA championship with a 114-110 Game 6 victory to claim a 4-2 series triumph over the Golden State Warriors.
Uber on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions.

Uber rolls out next-generation self-driving Volvo

Uber on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions.

Nnamdi Kanu rallies support for Biafra in US, Canada

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has continued to solicit local and international support for the actualization of the sovereign state of Biafra.

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FILE - Smoke from the Maria Fire billows above Santa Paula, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019. The state's largest utility initiated multiple rounds of pre-emptive power outages.

Wildfire threat darkens California dream – residents

This autumn’s rash of destructive wildfires — predicted to grow worse in coming years as climate change strengthens — is threatening to shatter the California Dream that has long lured people to the state, drawn by its sunny weather and opportunities for a better life.
Video Assistant Referee (VAR)

VAR cannot work in Nigerian football competitions for now – stakeholders

Some sports stakeholders in Nasarawa state on Thursday observed that the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in local football fixtures in the country would fail due to certain obvious reasons.

NVMA raise concerns over trans-boundary animal disease transmission

The Association called on governments at all levels to take advantage of the digital disease reporting template of the Federal Department of Veterinary and Pest Control Services (FDVPCS) to monitor diseases and intensify veterinary control post activities to combat the scourge.
Police in east China’s Zhejiang Province have apprehended 98 suspects for running online gambling involving a total of 290 million yuan (41.3 million U.S. dollars).

Police detain 98 suspects over online gambling

Police in east China’s Zhejiang Province have apprehended 98 suspects for running online gambling involving a total of 290 million yuan (41.3 million U.S. dollars).
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Bill to establish South West Development Commission scales first reading in Senate

A Bill to establish the South West Development Commission (SWDC) on Thursday scaled first reading in the Senate.