Dominant Ewruje picks Lekki Scrabble Classics title
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Dominant Ewruje picks Lekki Scrabble Classics title

With an unusual smile playing across his face as he held the silver trophy high above his head, James Ewruje on Saturday confirmed his new status as the…

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How a deadly crush at an Indonesia soccer match unfolded
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How a deadly crush at an Indonesia soccer match unfolded

A soccer match at a stadium in Indonesia has ended in disaster, with at least 125 people killed and more than 320 injured after police sought to quell violence…

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Mali players apologise for fighting at Women’s World Cup
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Mali players apologise for fighting at Women’s World Cup

Two Mali basketball players who were filmed fighting with each other at the Women’s World Cup have apologised, saying they were frustrated after their team were eliminated from…

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Like Federer’s farewell, Djokovic wants biggest rivals at his swansong
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Like Federer’s farewell, Djokovic wants biggest rivals at his swansong

Novak Djokovic said he wants his biggest rivals to be by his side when he brings the curtain down on his career, much like Roger Federer’s emotional goodbye…

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Mali players who took over D’Tigress’ slot, fight each other at Basketball World Cup
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Mali players who took over D’Tigress’ slot, fight each other at Basketball World Cup

After Mali lost 81-68 to Serbia on Monday to register their fourth straight defeat at the Women’s Basketball World Cup, their fans might have thought their campaign could…

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Djokovic dazzles on return to action at Laver Cup
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Djokovic dazzles on return to action at Laver Cup

Novak Djokovic produced a stunning performance to thrash Frances Tiafoe in his first match since winning Wimbledon in July then teamed up with Matteo Berrettini to put Team…

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Part of me leaves with Federer, says emotional Nadal
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Part of me leaves with Federer, says emotional Nadal

Pictures and videos of Federer and Nadal – who shared one of tennis’s most enthralling rivalries – crying together after combining for Team Europe in a doubles defeat…

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Tears flow as curtain comes down on Federer’s glittering career
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Tears flow as curtain comes down on Federer’s glittering career

Roger Federer’s trophy-laden career ended with defeat on Friday, but for once the result hardly mattered as the Swiss maestro headed into retirement with tears in his eyes…

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Federer to bow out in style with Nadal by his side
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Federer to bow out in style with Nadal by his side

Some of the most iconic moments of Roger Federer’s glittering career featured Rafa Nadal across the net but on Friday his great Spanish rival will be alongside him…

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Nigeria’s D’Tigress replacement, Mali beaten in Basketball World Cup opener
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Nigeria’s D’Tigress replacement, Mali beaten in Basketball World Cup opener

Mali  who took the place of African champions, Nigeria’s D’Tigress, lost their opening group game at the Women’s Basketball World Cup, suffering an 89-56 defeat by Japan in…

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Gulder, Maltina lift Africa Individual Chess Championships 
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Gulder, Maltina lift Africa Individual Chess Championships 

Flagship Nigerian Breweries brands, Gulder and Maltina, have jointly added an enormous boost to the ongoing Africa Individual Chess Championships (male and female) in Lagos. The Africa Individual…

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Federer’s Retirement ‘Sad Day’ for Sport, Says Nadal
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Federer’s Retirement ‘Sad Day’ for Sport, Says Nadal

Roger Federer’s decision to retire from tennis is a “sad day” for sport, his great rival Rafael Nadal has said. Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, announced on…

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FIDE President, arrives Lagos for African Chess tourney
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FIDE President, arrives Lagos for African Chess tourney

The President of World Chess Federation, Arkady Dvorkovich, will arrive Nigeria this Friday night for the much-anticipated African Individual Chess Championship (AICC) which is expected to start on Saturday…

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Germany win first Davis Cup tie against France in 84 years
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Germany win first Davis Cup tie against France in 84 years

Germany grabbed their first Davis Cup victory over France since 1938 when Kevin Krawietz and Tim Puetz won the deciding doubles rubber in a tiebreaker in Hamburg on…

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Serena tempted to return to tennis court
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Serena tempted to return to tennis court

Serena Williams may have decided to step away from tennis but on Wednesday teased that there could be more to her illustrious career when she singled out decorated…

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Carlos Alcaraz, 19, wins US Open; youngest man to become world No. 1
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Carlos Alcaraz, 19, wins US Open; youngest man to become world No. 1

Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz claimed his maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open on Sunday and became the youngest man to ascend to the world No. 1…

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Double prize up for grabs for U.S. Open winner
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Double prize up for grabs for U.S. Open winner

  The stakes could not be higher in Sunday’s Flushing Meadows final between Spanish teenaged phenomenon Carlos Alcaraz and Norwegian Casper Ruud, with the U.S. Open trophy and…

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Tunisia’s Jabeur vows to come back swinging after crushing U.S. Open defeat
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Tunisia’s Jabeur vows to come back swinging after crushing U.S. Open defeat

Ons Jabeur struggled to hold back the tears after losing a second consecutive Grand Slam final on Saturday, but while the Tunisian said her U.S. Open defeat to…

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Sensational Swiatek downs Tunisia’s Jabeur for first U.S. Open title
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Sensational Swiatek downs Tunisia’s Jabeur for first U.S. Open title

 World number one Iga Swiatek swept to a 6-2 7-6(5) victory over Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur in the U.S. Open final on Saturday to clinch her maiden trophy at…

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Ruud into US Open final and brink of world top ranking
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Ruud into US Open final and brink of world top ranking

Casper Ruud reached the US Open final and closed in on the world number one ranking with a four-set victory over Karen Khachanov on Friday. Ruud defeated the…

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Champions emerge at 16th Global Cargo tournament
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Champions emerge at 16th Global Cargo tournament

Bunmi Akpata and Rofiat Abdulazeez last Saturday emerged the men and women’s champions of the 16th Global Cargo Center Nigeria Ltd and Merchant Express Closed and Club invitational…

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