NIGERIAN-BORN ANTETOKOUNMPO, MILWAUKEE BUCKS MAINTAIN DOMINANCE OVER DETROIT PISTONS IN NBA
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NIGERIAN-BORN ANTETOKOUNMPO, MILWAUKEE BUCKS MAINTAIN DOMINANCE OVER DETROIT PISTONS IN NBA

All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo piled up 33 points, 16 rebounds, four assists and three steals as the Milwaukee Bucks continued their dominance of the Detroit Pistons with a 126-106…

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KOBE BRYANT MEMORABILIA PRICES INCREASE DRAMATICALLY
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KOBE BRYANT MEMORABILIA PRICES INCREASE DRAMATICALLY

BY DUNCAN MACKAY Kobe Bryant’s shock death in a helicopter crash has led to a massive spike in prices for memorabilia connected to him.  Bryant apparel on Nike’s…

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BASKETBALL AFRICA LEAGUE ANNOUNCES TEAMS
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BASKETBALL AFRICA LEAGUE ANNOUNCES TEAMS

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) has announced the 12 club teams from 12 African countries that will compete in the league’s inaugural season, which will tip off Friday,…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER HARPS ON COMMON GROUND FOR SUCCESSFUL TOKYO 2020 OUTING
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER HARPS ON COMMON GROUND FOR SUCCESSFUL TOKYO 2020 OUTING

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare met Thursday with the Ministerial Advisory Committee and Presidents Federations of Sports who willing represent Nigeria at the Tokyo…

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KOBE BRYANT AND DAUGHTER BURIED IN PRIVATE CEREMONY
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KOBE BRYANT AND DAUGHTER BURIED IN PRIVATE CEREMONY

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were buried last week near their family home in Newport Beach, California, in a private ceremony, according to death certificates. A death…

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TIGER WOODS SAYS HE’S STILL IN SHOCK OVER KOBE BRYANT’S DEATH
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TIGER WOODS SAYS HE’S STILL IN SHOCK OVER KOBE BRYANT’S DEATH

More than two weeks after Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, Tiger Woods is among those who find the shock may have worn off but disbelief remains.…

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KOBE BRYANT’S WIFE VANESSA WISHES ‘THIS NIGHTMARE WOULD BE OVER’
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KOBE BRYANT’S WIFE VANESSA WISHES ‘THIS NIGHTMARE WOULD BE OVER’

Vanessa Bryant said in an Instagram post on Monday (Feb 11) that she was both grieving and angry over the loss of her husband, NBA star Kobe Bryant,…

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D’TIGRESS SHAKE AMERICA; END OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS ON A HIGH
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D’TIGRESS SHAKE AMERICA; END OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS ON A HIGH

D’Tigress ended their FIBA Olympics Qualifiers Tournament on a high despite a narrow 71-76 points loss to world champions- USA at the Aleksandar Nikolic Hall, Belgrade, Serbia. Inspired…

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NO SIGN OF ‘CATASTROPHIC INTERNAL FAILURE’ IN KOBE BRYANT’S DOOMED HELICOPTER
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NO SIGN OF ‘CATASTROPHIC INTERNAL FAILURE’ IN KOBE BRYANT’S DOOMED HELICOPTER

The two engines of the helicopter that crashed in hazy, cloudy weather on a California hillside last month, killing basketball great, Kobe Bryant and eight others, showed no evidence of…

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D’TIGRESS OLYMPICS QUALIFICATION: NBBF THANKS BUHARI, DARE, FANS
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D’TIGRESS OLYMPICS QUALIFICATION: NBBF THANKS BUHARI, DARE, FANS

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has traced the qualification of the D’Tigress to the immense support of the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS SEAL TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS TICKET
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS SEAL TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS TICKET

D’Tigress on Saturday booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo despite losing to host-Serbia in their second group game at the on going FIBA Olympic…

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D’TIGRESS INCHES AWAY FROM TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS AFTER WIN AGAINST MOZAMBIQUE
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D’TIGRESS INCHES AWAY FROM TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS AFTER WIN AGAINST MOZAMBIQUE

D’Tigress took a bold step towards securing a 2020 Olympics ticket after recording a blowout victory against Mozambique, 85-51 points On the night that all the 12 players…

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PETER ALUMA’S DEMISE LEAVES NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION IN SHOCK
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PETER ALUMA’S DEMISE LEAVES NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION IN SHOCK

The Nigeria Basketball Federation is saddened over the death of former Nigerian international, Peter Aluma at the age of 46. Reacting to the news of the former Comets…

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KOBE BRYANT’S CRASHED HELICOPTER LACKED CERTIFICATE TO FLY IN FOG
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KOBE BRYANT’S CRASHED HELICOPTER LACKED CERTIFICATE TO FLY IN FOG

The company whose helicopter crashed and killed basketball star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others on Sunday was not certified to fly in foggy conditions requiring pilots…

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NBA ALL-STAR GAME FORMAT TO HONOUR KOBE BRYANT
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NBA ALL-STAR GAME FORMAT TO HONOUR KOBE BRYANT

Kobe Bryant’s jersey number 24 will be honored at the NBA All-Star Game in February under a new format for the mid-season exhibition announced on Thursday (Jan 30).…

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JENNIFER LOPEZ AND SHAKIRA PLAN SUPER BOWL MESSAGE OVER KOBE BRYANT’S DEATH
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JENNIFER LOPEZ AND SHAKIRA PLAN SUPER BOWL MESSAGE OVER KOBE BRYANT’S DEATH

Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash has reminded everyone how fragile life is, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira said on Thursday (Jan 30), and the pop superstars plan…

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BRYANT’S WIFE, VANESSA, STILL COMPLETELY DEVASTATED OVER DEATHS OF KOBE AND DAUGHTER
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BRYANT’S WIFE, VANESSA, STILL COMPLETELY DEVASTATED OVER DEATHS OF KOBE AND DAUGHTER

Vanessa Bryant spoke out for the first time since her husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna were killed in a helicopter crash on on Sunday (Jan 26), saying the…

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BODIES RETRIEVED FROM KOBE BRYANT’S HELICOPTER CRASH SITE
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BODIES RETRIEVED FROM KOBE BRYANT’S HELICOPTER CRASH SITE

Coroner’s investigators said they had recovered three bodies from the crash site of Kobe Bryant’s crashed helicopter and were searching for more remains. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s…

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BREAKING! CAUSE OF KOBE BRYANT HELICOPTER CRASH REVEALED
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BREAKING! CAUSE OF KOBE BRYANT HELICOPTER CRASH REVEALED

The pilot of Kobe Bryant’s ill-fated helicopter was flying too low to be monitored in fog, air traffic controller recordings showed on Monday (Jan 27). The Sikorsky S-76 chopper…

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ALL NINE VICTIMS OF KOBE BRYANT CRASH IDENTIFIED
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ALL NINE VICTIMS OF KOBE BRYANT CRASH IDENTIFIED

All nine individuals, including the pilot, have been identified and include three youth basketball players on the team, as well as parents. The identities of the remaining victims…

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CRASH VICTIM, BRYANT’S DAUGHTER’S COACH, MOURNED BY HUSBAND
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CRASH VICTIM, BRYANT’S DAUGHTER’S COACH, MOURNED BY HUSBAND

Christina Mauser was one of the eight passengers on board the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter that crashed outside Los Angeles on Sunday, along with Kobe and his daughter, Gianna Bryant.…

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