TIGER SAYS MATSUYAMA’S MASTERS WIN WILL HAVE GLOBAL IMPACT ON GOLF
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TIGER SAYS MATSUYAMA’S MASTERS WIN WILL HAVE GLOBAL IMPACT ON GOLF

A new golf era has dawned in the Land of the Rising Sun thanks to Hideki Matsuyama’s victory Sunday (April 11) at the Masters, the first major triumph…

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HISTORY MAKER MATSUYAMA OF JAPAN WINS MASTERS FOR MAIDEN MAJOR VICTORY
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HISTORY MAKER MATSUYAMA OF JAPAN WINS MASTERS FOR MAIDEN MAJOR VICTORY

Hideki Matsuyama overcame a potentially ruinous moment to become the first Japanese man to win a major championship with a one-shot Masters victory over Will Zalatoris at Augusta…

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FRENCH OPEN TO START A WEEK LATER ON MAY 30 AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS
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FRENCH OPEN TO START A WEEK LATER ON MAY 30 AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

This year’s French Open tennis tournament has been postponed by a week due to the Covid-19 pandemic and will begin on May 30, the French Tennis Federation (FFT)…

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A DOZEN NIGERIANS PENNED DOWN FOR 2021/2023 FIBA COMPETITIONS
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A DOZEN NIGERIANS PENNED DOWN FOR 2021/2023 FIBA COMPETITIONS

Following the conclusion of the 2021 FIBA Match Commissioner and Referees exams on Monday, 22nd, March, 12 Nigerians have been accredited for the 2021/2023 international window. Current Technical…

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ORAL SURGERY KNOCKS SERENA WILLIAMS OUT OF MIAMI OPEN
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ORAL SURGERY KNOCKS SERENA WILLIAMS OUT OF MIAMI OPEN

Serena Williams will not compete at this week’s Miami Open as the 23-times Grand Slam singles champion recovers from oral surgery, the Associated Press reported on Sunday (March…

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ONLY THE BEST WILL REPRESENT NIGERIA IN TOKYO, SAYS NBBF
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ONLY THE BEST WILL REPRESENT NIGERIA IN TOKYO, SAYS NBBF

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has advised Nigerians to stop speculations over the final 12-man roster ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo for the Men’s and Women’s national…

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MASVI INVITATIONAL CYCLING RACE GETS NEW DATE
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MASVI INVITATIONAL CYCLING RACE GETS NEW DATE

The new date for the National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin City has forced the organisers of the 2nd MASVI Invitational Cycling Race earlier scheduled for April 2-5…

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ON AWOLOWO’S 112TH BIRTHDAY, NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER PROMISES A REVAMP OF AWOLOWO STADIUM
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ON AWOLOWO’S 112TH BIRTHDAY, NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER PROMISES A REVAMP OF AWOLOWO STADIUM

Inadvertently, Nigeria’s sports minister’s visit to the first modern sporting arena in West Africa, the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, coincided with the 112th birthday anniversary of the…

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MEMORY LOSS AS TIGER WOODS TOLD COPS HE DIDN’T REMEMBER DRIVING
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MEMORY LOSS AS TIGER WOODS TOLD COPS HE DIDN’T REMEMBER DRIVING

Tiger Woods told deputies responding to his single-vehicle crash last week that he did not know how the accident happened and did not remember driving, USA Today reported on…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS OPEN TOKYO 2020 CAMPAIGN AGAINST US
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS OPEN TOKYO 2020 CAMPAIGN AGAINST US

D’Tigress will on Tuesday, 27th of July square up against USA for its opening game at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics according to the official fixture released by the Federation…

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NSF: MASVI CYCLING TOUR TO SERVE AS PREPARATION FOR SOUTH SOUTH STATES – ILABOYA
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NSF: MASVI CYCLING TOUR TO SERVE AS PREPARATION FOR SOUTH SOUTH STATES – ILABOYA

The 2021 edition of the Masvi Cycling road race is to serve as preparation for the much postponed National Sports festival (NSF). The second edition comes up on…

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OSAKA CLIMBS TO SECOND IN WTA RANKINGS AFTER AUSTRALIAN OPEN TRIUMPH
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OSAKA CLIMBS TO SECOND IN WTA RANKINGS AFTER AUSTRALIAN OPEN TRIUMPH

Naomi Osaka moved up one spot to second in the WTA rankings released on Monday following her success at the Australian Open, as she won her fourth Grand Slam title.…

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NOVAK DJOKOVIC WINS RECORD-EXTENDING NINTH AUSTRALIAN OPEN TITLE
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NOVAK DJOKOVIC WINS RECORD-EXTENDING NINTH AUSTRALIAN OPEN TITLE

Novak Djokovic beat Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to win a record-extending ninth Australian Open title on Sunday (Feb 21). The win at Rod Laver Arena gave the…

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‘NO TENSION’ SAYS NEW TENNIS SENSATION, NAOMI OSAKA AFTER AUSTRALIAN OPEN WIN
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‘NO TENSION’ SAYS NEW TENNIS SENSATION, NAOMI OSAKA AFTER AUSTRALIAN OPEN WIN

Japan’s Naomi Osaka promised on Saturday (Feb 20) not to be weighed down by “pressure and expectation” after her latest Grand Slam victory  sparked talk she could end up…

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HOW NAOMI OSAKA BECAME AUSTRALIAN OPEN CHAMPION
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HOW NAOMI OSAKA BECAME AUSTRALIAN OPEN CHAMPION

Naomi Osaka gave Jennifer Brady a lesson in Grand Slam tennis as she cruised to a 6-4, 6-3 win to claim her second Australian Open title on Saturday…

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FROM SHY YOUNGSTER, NAOMI OSAKA BECOMES FACE OF WOMEN TENNIS
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FROM SHY YOUNGSTER, NAOMI OSAKA BECOMES FACE OF WOMEN TENNIS

Naomi Osaka’s ascension has been an uncomfortable climb at times, but the 23-year-old’s zen-like mentality and increased gravitas on and off the court leaves her well poised to…

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D’TIGERS END 2021 AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS IN STYLE
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D’TIGERS END 2021 AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS IN STYLE

D’Tigers rounded off its 2021 FIBA Afrobasket championship qualifiers with a big 76-56 points win over Mali who struggled to cope with the offensive firepower of the Nigerian…

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UNBEATEN D’TIGERS TO FACE MALI IN 2021 AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS
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UNBEATEN D’TIGERS TO FACE MALI IN 2021 AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS

Nigeria continued its dominance on the continent with another emphatic 64-51pts win over Rwanda at the ongoing 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers in Tunisia. The win which was hard…

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OSAKA SHATTERS WILLIAMS RECORD BID TO MAKE AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL
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OSAKA SHATTERS WILLIAMS RECORD BID TO MAKE AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL

Naomi Osaka emphatically ended Serena Williams’s latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam crown with a straight-sets demolition in the Australian Open semi-finals Thursday (Feb 18). The…

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TSITSIPAS STUNS NADAL IN FIVE SETS AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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TSITSIPAS STUNS NADAL IN FIVE SETS AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas recovered from two sets down to stun Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open quarter-finals on Wednesday (Feb 17), ending his bid for a record 21st…

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SERENA REACHES AUSTRALIAN OPEN SEMI-FINALS
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SERENA REACHES AUSTRALIAN OPEN SEMI-FINALS

Serena Williams came through a huge test of her Australian Open title credentials to beat Simona Halep 6-3, 6-3 in a high quality quarter-final and reach the last…

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