ITALIAN OPEN: NADAL SURVIVES ZVEREV TO WIN ROME TITTLE EIGHTH TIME
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ITALIAN OPEN: NADAL SURVIVES ZVEREV TO WIN ROME TITTLE EIGHTH TIME

Rafael Nadal survived a stunning fight back from Alexander Zverev to win a record eighth Italian Open. Nadal cruised to the first set before defending champion Zverev won…

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DELTA DOMINATES 1ST NATIONAL JUNIOR TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS
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DELTA DOMINATES 1ST NATIONAL JUNIOR TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS

Delta State emerged as the overall winner at the maiden National Junior Taekwondo Open Championships just concluded in Abuja. Delta with medals haul of four gold, three silver…

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19TH NIGERIA NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL SUB-COMMITTEES INAUGURATED
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19TH NIGERIA NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL SUB-COMMITTEES INAUGURATED

The severally postponed 19th National Sports Festival is beginning to see the light of the day as 17 Sub-Committees for its organization in Abuja have now been inaugurated.…

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IOC DELEGATION CONCLUDES MAIDEN INSPECTION FOR 2022 YOUTH OLYMPICS
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IOC DELEGATION CONCLUDES MAIDEN INSPECTION FOR 2022 YOUTH OLYMPICS

Nigeria is contesting the hosting of the 2022 Olympic Youth Games along with Botswana, Senegal and Tunisia. A team of the IOC officials is currently in Nigeria to…

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NIGERIA BIDS FOR 2022 OLYMPICS YOUTH GAMES
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NIGERIA BIDS FOR 2022 OLYMPICS YOUTH GAMES

Nigeria has officially made a proposal to the International Olympic Committee to host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Abuja. At a video presentation held in Abuja, the…

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THE GROWING IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SPORTS
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THE GROWING IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SPORTS

The drastic change in the social media landscape over the last ten years has had a major impact on all aspects of our lives and sports industry is…

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OKON, OGOH REPLACE ABDULRAHMANN AND ADEREMI AS D’TIGERS COACHES
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OKON, OGOH REPLACE ABDULRAHMANN AND ADEREMI AS D’TIGERS COACHES

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced changes to the coaching crew of the senior men and women’s national teams. For D’Tigers, the men’s team, Dominic Okon and Ogoh…

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NIGERIA GETS NEW KIT DEAL FOR NATIONAL TEAMS
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NIGERIA GETS NEW KIT DEAL FOR NATIONAL TEAMS

A Germany-based table tennis manufacturing company – Gewo has signed a three-year deal to kit Nigeria national teams (junior and senior) to major competitions across the globe. The…

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WIKE SET TO BECOME FIRST AFRICA’S POWER OF SPORTS RECIPIENT
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WIKE SET TO BECOME FIRST AFRICA’S POWER OF SPORTS RECIPIENT

  BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Multiple award-winner, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State is set to add another honour to his ever rising profile. The African wing of the…

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NBBF TO UNVEIL NEW LEAGUE SPONSOR ON THURSDAY
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NBBF TO UNVEIL NEW LEAGUE SPONSOR ON THURSDAY

The Nigeria Basketball Federation will unveil a new sponsor for the NBBF organized Divisions 1 and 2 leagues on Thursday at a brief media ceremony holding in Lagos.…

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ONDO GOVERNOR TO LAUNCH NATIONAL ATHLETICS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
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ONDO GOVERNOR TO LAUNCH NATIONAL ATHLETICS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

Ondo State Governor, Olurotimi Akeredolu, will on Monday launch the National Athletics Development Centre in Akure which is to signal the Basic Olive Opportunity Sports Training (BOOST) managed…

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BADMINTON FEDERATION COMMENDS OGUN GOVERNOR
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BADMINTON FEDERATION COMMENDS OGUN GOVERNOR

The board of Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has commended the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun for the financial support he gave to one of its players,…

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TAYO BALOGUN’S MOTHER BOWS OUT AT 99
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TAYO BALOGUN’S MOTHER BOWS OUT AT 99

Veteran broadcaster, sports analyst and administrator, Tayo Balogun has lost his mother, Rhoda Iyetomi Balogun, she was aged 99 years. The deceased is also a grandmother to Super…

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AS COMMONWEALTH GAMES VILLAGE OPENS, TEAM NIGERIA DEPARTS FOR GOLD COAST
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AS COMMONWEALTH GAMES VILLAGE OPENS, TEAM NIGERIA DEPARTS FOR GOLD COAST

The first batch of 70 athletes and coaches left Abuja at about 6pm on Saturday aboard Emirates Airline for the Gold Coast as the XXI Commonwealth Games Village…

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SUPER EAGLES’ EX-TEAM DOCTOR, AKIN AMAO, REMAINS AS OKPEKPE RACE ANTI-DOPING UNIT HEAD
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SUPER EAGLES’ EX-TEAM DOCTOR, AKIN AMAO, REMAINS AS OKPEKPE RACE ANTI-DOPING UNIT HEAD

The organisers of the IAAF Silver Label Okpekpe International 10km Road Race have announced that Super Eagles doctor to the USA ’94 World Cup, Akin Amao will continue…

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DALUNG ROLLS OUT COMMONWEALTH GAMES TIMETABLE
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DALUNG ROLLS OUT COMMONWEALTH GAMES TIMETABLE

As the days to the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia draw near, the Nigerian Ministry of Youth and Sports has rolled out a timeline for the…

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES FEDERATION IMPLEMENTS GENDER EQUALITY
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COMMONWEALTH GAMES FEDERATION IMPLEMENTS GENDER EQUALITY

Now it’s Equal Medals for Women and Men as Commonwealth Games XXI Commonwealth Games opens next month in Gold Coast, Queensland in Australia. On the occasion of the…

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NIGERIA SET FOR GOLD IN GOLD COAST, SAYS DALUNG
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NIGERIA SET FOR GOLD IN GOLD COAST, SAYS DALUNG

The Nigerian Minister for Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has announced that the country has finalized preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. According to a…

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FG HONOURS PARA POWERLIFTING AND BADMINTON CHAMPIONS
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FG HONOURS PARA POWERLIFTING AND BADMINTON CHAMPIONS

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports on Wednesday held a reception for two Nigerian victorious teams – the Para Powerlifting team which won four gold medals and…

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DALUNG INAUGURATES PARA SPORTS FEDERATIONS
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DALUNG INAUGURATES PARA SPORTS FEDERATIONS

The Nigerian Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung on Tuesday inaugurated the boards of seven Nigerian National Para Sports Federations at the VIP Lounge of the National Stadium Abuja.…

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BARCA STAR, GERARD PIQUE VENTURES INTO TENNIS
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BARCA STAR, GERARD PIQUE VENTURES INTO TENNIS

The International Tennis Federation has hired FC Barcelona defender, Gerard Pique, to help turn Davis Cup into ‘World Cup’ for tennis. Thus, the Davis Cup will likely never…

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