DJOKOVIC TARGETS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE GRAND SLAM VICTORY AT FRENCH OPEN
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DJOKOVIC TARGETS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE GRAND SLAM VICTORY AT FRENCH OPEN

BY NANCY GILLEN World number one Novak Djokovic is seeking a fourth consecutive Grand Slam win as the French Open gets under way in Paris this Sunday The…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION MOURNS DEAD STAKEHOLDERS
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION MOURNS DEAD STAKEHOLDERS

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has condoled with the family of Kunle Delano and Saratu Luga over the death of two of its key stakeholders in Nigeria basketball. Delano…

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NIGERIA’S INSTITUTE OF SPORTS GETS NEW BOSS
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NIGERIA’S INSTITUTE OF SPORTS GETS NEW BOSS

The apex training institute for sports personnel in Nigeria, National Institute of Sports (NIS) now has a new director/chief executive. He is Dr John Atumiye Ndanusa Dadi- Mamud…

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AHMEDU, KINGSLEY TO FEATURE PROMINENTLY IN AFRO-LEAGUE FINAL 4
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AHMEDU, KINGSLEY TO FEATURE PROMINENTLY IN AFRO-LEAGUE FINAL 4

Nigerians will still play prominent roles in the Final 4 taking place this weekend in Luanda, Angola despite the failure of Rivers Hoopers of Port Harcourt and Defenders…

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A CALL FOR RETURN OF NATIONAL SPORTS COMMISSION IN NIGERIA
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A CALL FOR RETURN OF NATIONAL SPORTS COMMISSION IN NIGERIA

BY SEGUN ODEGBAMI In the past one-month the cases of Christian Chukwu and Peter Fregene, two football giants in Nigeria’s history, have gone viral on social media. They…

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AFRICAN CHAMPION MOSES LEADS TEKENA DRONES TO MINDGAMES PREMIER SCRABBLE LEAGUE MATCHDAY TWO
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AFRICAN CHAMPION MOSES LEADS TEKENA DRONES TO MINDGAMES PREMIER SCRABBLE LEAGUE MATCHDAY TWO

BY TAYO OGUNSEYE The Matchday Two of the first ever Mindgames Premier Scrabble League resumes this Saturday with points hunting high on the minds of the 12 team…

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IRAN MENDS FENCES WITH ISRAEL, PROMISES TO END BOYCOTT OF JUDO MATCHES
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IRAN MENDS FENCES WITH ISRAEL, PROMISES TO END BOYCOTT OF JUDO MATCHES

Iran has promised to end its decades-long boycott of matches against Israel after authorities in the country reached an agreement with the International Judo Federation (IJF) to arrest…

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TIGER WOOD SUED FOR MANSLAUGHTER
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TIGER WOOD SUED FOR MANSLAUGHTER

Tiger Woods is being sued by the family of a Florida man who died after he was allegedly over-served at Woods’ restaurant and died in a drunk driving…

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INJURY FORCE SERENA WILLIAMS, WOZNIACKI OUT OF ITALIAN OPEN
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INJURY FORCE SERENA WILLIAMS, WOZNIACKI OUT OF ITALIAN OPEN

Twenty-three time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams plans to compete at the French Open despite withdrawing from the Italian Open with a knee injury. The American, 37, was…

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TIGER WOODS TARGETS OLYMPICS DEBUT AT TOKYO 2020
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TIGER WOODS TARGETS OLYMPICS DEBUT AT TOKYO 2020

Fifteen-time major champion Tiger Woods says he would like to make his Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 next summer. Woods, who ended his 11-year wait for a major…

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NBBF PROMISES TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO STAKEHOLDERS AND INVESTORS
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NBBF PROMISES TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO STAKEHOLDERS AND INVESTORS

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has promised technical support to all individuals and corporate bodies investing in basketball camps and development at the grassroots level. While commending the players’…

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OJEABURU’S WORLD CUP NOMINATIONS EXCITES NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION
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OJEABURU’S WORLD CUP NOMINATIONS EXCITES NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has congratulated Kingsley Ojeaburu over his recent nomination by the Federation of International Basketball Federation ahead of the 2019 Men’s World Cup in China…

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NIGERIA’S FIRST SPORTS TRUST FUND, LSSTF, ROLLS OUT PLANS
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NIGERIA’S FIRST SPORTS TRUST FUND, LSSTF, ROLLS OUT PLANS

The Lagos State Sports Trust Fund, the first of its type in Nigeria has unfolded its programme on Tuesday. Led by the former Deputy Governor of Lagos, Otunba…

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2019 FIBA WORLD CUP: D’TIGERS TO PLAY CANADA AND DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FRIENDLIES
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2019 FIBA WORLD CUP: D’TIGERS TO PLAY CANADA AND DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FRIENDLIES

In its quest to adequately prepare the D’Tigers for the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup, the Nigeria Basketball Federation has lined up multiple grade A friendlies against Dominican…

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NIGERIAN SPORTS TOP OFFICIAL, ADESOLA TASKS SPORTS FEDERATIONS PRESIDENTS ON ANTI DOPING COMPLIANCE
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NIGERIAN SPORTS TOP OFFICIAL, ADESOLA TASKS SPORTS FEDERATIONS PRESIDENTS ON ANTI DOPING COMPLIANCE

The Permanent Secretary of the Nigerian Ministry of Youth and Sports Olusade Adesola has urged National Sports Federations to organize anti-doping information and education activities for their Athletes and…

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NIGERIA HOLDS 2-DAY SEMINAR ON ANTI DOPING AHEAD OF AFRICAN GAMES
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NIGERIA HOLDS 2-DAY SEMINAR ON ANTI DOPING AHEAD OF AFRICAN GAMES

Nigeria’s Ministry of Youth and Sports will hold a two-day seminar for all National Sports Federations’ Presidents, Secretaries and Technical Directors on Thursday and Friday at the Bolton White…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DALUNG TIPS NIGERIAN WRESTLERS FOR 2020 OLYMPIC SUCCESS
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DALUNG TIPS NIGERIAN WRESTLERS FOR 2020 OLYMPIC SUCCESS

The Minister of Youth and Sports in Nigeria, Solomon Dalung has predicted a successful outing for Nigerian wrestlers at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Dalung made the…

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COMMUNITY SPORT AND EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SET TO UPLIFT NIGER DELTA AREA
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COMMUNITY SPORT AND EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SET TO UPLIFT NIGER DELTA AREA

Sports development is to take centre stage as a body, Community Sport and Educational Development (CSED) is to work with relevant stakeholders to develop 10 Edusport Hubs through…

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NUGA TO HOLD TRIALS FOR WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES IN OAU
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NUGA TO HOLD TRIALS FOR WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES IN OAU

The Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA) has revealed that trials for selection of athletes for the 30th World University Games, would hold at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),…

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12 COUNTRIES IN NIGERIA FOR THE AFRICAN NATIONS BEACH VOLLEYBALL CUP SENIORS
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12 COUNTRIES IN NIGERIA FOR THE AFRICAN NATIONS BEACH VOLLEYBALL CUP SENIORS

BY DARE KUTI Twelve countries are already in Nigeria ahead of the 2019 Africa Nations Beach Volleyball male and female Cup Seniors, which begins on Monday. According to…

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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL BOSS, KIDA GETS GENERAL ASSEMBLY’S VOTE OF CONFIDENCE
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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL BOSS, KIDA GETS GENERAL ASSEMBLY’S VOTE OF CONFIDENCE

The General Assembly of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has passed a Vote of Confidence on Ahmadu Musa Kida as President of NBBF following the laudable achievements recorded…

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