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Unseeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur sent Chinese hope Wang Qiang crashing out of the Australian Open on Sunday to become the first Tunisian woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final.

Ons Jabeur emerges first Tunisian to reach Australian Open quarter-final

Unseeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur sent Chinese hope Wang Qiang crashing out of the Australian Open on Sunday to become the first Tunisian woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final.
Caroline Wozniacki's glittering tennis career ended in tears at the Australian Open on Friday when she was dumped out by lower-ranked Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.

Caroline Wozniacki’s career ends in tears with defeat at Australian Open

Caroline Wozniacki's glittering tennis career ended in tears at the Australian Open on Friday when she was dumped out by lower-ranked Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.
Serena Williams of the US reacts after a point against China's Wang Qiang . AFP

Australian Open: Wang Wang knocks out Serena Williams

World number 29 Wang Qiang has knocked out seven-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams in a three setter 6-4 6-7 7-5 in a third round duel on Friday.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

WCQ: Gernot Rohr cautious as Nigeria draw Cape Verde, CAR, Liberia

German coach Gernot Rohr said the Super Eagles have the strength in depth to weather the storm and ensure progress after Nigeria was drawn against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

WCQ: Super Eagles drawn in ‘soft group’ in qualifying campaign

Nigeria have been drawn to square up against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals.

Bitrus Bewarang wants tough 2022 World Cup qualifying group for Super Eagles

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Bitrus Bewarang has stated that he would prefer a difficult Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying group for the country.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

2022 WCQ draw: Super Eagles will be ready for any team – Samuel Chukwueze

“Anyone they bring for us will be good, every team is tough in Africa, so we are going to try our best against any team that falls in our group. We know it will be very tough, but we are prepared for battle,” Chukwueze said.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to miss World Cup draws

Super Eagles Technical adviser Gernot Rohr will miss the 2022 FIFA World Cup draws tomorrow, as such, the general secretary, Muhammad Sanusi, is to represent the NFF at the event.
Ahmed Musa

King’s Cup: John Ogu fails to stop Ahmed Musa’s Al Nassr

Super Eagles midfielder and Al Adalah new signing John Ogu was impressive in his debut for the club in the quarterfinals of the King’s cup on Friday at the Al Ansar Club Stadium (Medina) against Al Nassr.
Coach of Nigeria’s handball national team Rafiu Salami has declared that Nigeria is ready and good to go ahead of the fast approaching Handball cup of nations which begins on the 16th of January 2020 in Tunisia after the team wrapped up preparation for the competition with a 25 – 21 win over Congo on Sunday.

Rafiu Salami: Nigeria ready for handball Cup of Nations

Coach of Nigeria’s handball national team Rafiu Salami has declared that Nigeria is ready and good to go ahead of the fast approaching Handball Cup of Nations which begins on the 16th of January 2020 in Tunisia after the team wrapped up preparation for the competition with a 25–21 win over Congo on Sunday.
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Handball Nations Cup: Nigeria loses friendly game

The Nigeria national men handball team lost to Olympique Souliman of Tunisia 23-21 on Wednesday in a preparatory friendly match in the city of Sulayman, Tunisia ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Daniel Igali, President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), has congratulated legendary sprint queen, Mary Onyali, on her appointment as Special Adviser to Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development.

Daniel Igali hopes for ‘better’ 2020 in Nigerian wrestling

After recording some groundbreaking achievements last year, President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali is hopeful that 2020 will be even ‘better’ for the sport in the country.
Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.

CAF Awards: Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala crowned king, queen of Africa

Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
Adekunle Nodash Adejuyigbe

Nodash to represent Nigeria at Pan African Film Festival

Award winning filmmaker, Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuiyigbe, will represent Nigeria at the prestigious Pan-African Film Festival (PAFF).
Stan Wawrinka owns a 6-5 record at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open.

Stan Wawrinka looks to end title drought in desert sideshow

Stan Wawrinka hopes the Qatar Open ends his worrying title drought although the fanfare surrounding the newly-created ATP Cup more than 10,000km away in Australia means his efforts this week may struggle to register barely a blip on the global tennis radar.
Tunisia legend Tarek Dhiab has been reappointed Minister for Youth and Sports, a role he filled for two years from December 2011.

Tunisia legend Tarek Dhiab re-appointed Minister for Youth and Sports

Tunisia legend Tarek Dhiab has been reappointed Minister for Youth and Sports, a role he filled for two years from December 2011.
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye

2020: Odunayo Adekuoroye looking forward to a greater year

Two-time Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) has reflected on her performance in the year 2019 and gave thanks to God almighty for her achievements.

CAF shortlist Nigerian referee for CHAN 2020

The following countries will participate in the finals: Cameroon (hosts), Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Namibia, Togo (debut), Morocco, Zimbabwe, DR Congo, Congo, Tunisia,

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