Sports Minister, Sunday Dare assures level playing ground at Wednesday’s sports federations elections
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Sports Minister, Sunday Dare assures level playing ground at Wednesday’s sports federations elections

Nigeria’s youth and sports development Minister, Sunday Dare has remarked that  his ministry will ensure fairness and a level playing field for all those aspiring to get into…

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Stage set for elections into Nigeria’s sports bodies
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Stage set for elections into Nigeria’s sports bodies

The Nigeria Ministry of Youth and sports Development  has released the time table  for  election into the boards of sports federations in the country. The elections will hold in all…

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Djokovic tearful but feels ‘relief’ after bid for calendar Grand Slam falls short
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Djokovic tearful but feels ‘relief’ after bid for calendar Grand Slam falls short

Novak Djokovic’s loss in the US Open final  on Sunday (Sept 12) denied him a calendar-year Grand Slam but the Serbian world No. 1 said he was just…

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Who is US Open women’s singles champion Emma Raducanu?
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Who is US Open women’s singles champion Emma Raducanu?

Factbox on Britain’s Emma Raducanu,  who beat Canada’s Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in the US Open final on Saturday (Sept 11) to win her first Grand Slam title: Age: 18Nation: BritainWTA…

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Britain’s royal family celebrates new queen of tennis Emma Raducanu
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Britain’s royal family celebrates new queen of tennis Emma Raducanu

Britain’s royal family saluted the new queen of tennis, Emma Raducanu, on Saturday (Sept 11) after she completed her fairy-tale run from the qualifying rounds to win the…

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US Open champion Emma Raducanu is a teenage star in vogue
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US Open champion Emma Raducanu is a teenage star in vogue

Emma Raducanu’s journey to US Open champion at the age of 18 is even more remarkable given the Briton was the shy youngster who felt she was always…

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Djokovic to play for Grand Slam against Medvedev in US Open final
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Djokovic to play for Grand Slam against Medvedev in US Open final

Novak Djokovic reached the brink of completing the first men’s singles calendar-year Grand Slam since 1969 on Friday (Sept 10) by defeating Tokyo Olympic champion Alexander Zverev in…

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Debuting teenager reaches  US Open final
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Debuting teenager reaches US Open final

British teenager Emma Raducanu reached the US Open final as her meteoric rise continued with a stunning straight-set win over Greek 17th seed Maria Sakkari in New York.…

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Teen Fernandez stuns Osaka to reach last 16 at US Open
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Teen Fernandez stuns Osaka to reach last 16 at US Open

Canadian teen Leylah Fernandez never stopped believing she could beat Naomi Osaka, not even when the four-time Grand Slam champion was serving for the match, and her determination…

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Tokyo Olympic champion Bencic cruises into US Open second round
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Tokyo Olympic champion Bencic cruises into US Open second round

Belinda Bencic, playing with a new found sense of freedom after winning a gold medal in the singles competition at the Tokyo Olympics,  breezed past Dutchwoman Arantxa Rus 6-4…

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Naomi Osaka kicks off US Open title defence with straight sets win
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Naomi Osaka kicks off US Open title defence with straight sets win

Naomi Osaka overcame a slow start to beat Czech Marie Bouzkova 6-4 6-1 on Monday (Aug 30) as the world No. 3 got her US Open title defence…

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Serena Williams withdraws from US Open
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Serena Williams withdraws from US Open

Former world No. 1 Serena Williams has pulled out of next week’s US Open, saying on Wednesday (Aug 25) that her torn harmstring has not completely healed ahead of the…

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Naomi Osaka again! Leaves press conference in tears
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Naomi Osaka again! Leaves press conference in tears

A tearful Naomi Osaka briefly left a press conference in Cincinnati on Monday (Aug 16) after her relationship with the journalists was put under the spotlight by a…

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Djokovic romps into last four as Bencic reaches Olympic final
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Djokovic romps into last four as Bencic reaches Olympic final

 Novak Djokovic maintained his Golden Slam bid by thumping Japanese hope Kei Nishikori to reach the men’s Olympic tennis semi-finals, while his chief gold-medal rival Daniil Medvedev was dumped  out on…

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Face of Tokyo 2020, Naomi Osaka crashes out of tennis tournament
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Face of Tokyo 2020, Naomi Osaka crashes out of tennis tournament

 Japan’s Naomi Osaka suffered a 6-1, 6-4 defeat to Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic in the third round of the Tokyo Games on Tuesday (July 27), crushing her…

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Djokovic dismisses Struff in Tokyo to keep Golden Slam hopes alive
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Djokovic dismisses Struff in Tokyo to keep Golden Slam hopes alive

Novak Djokovic defeated Jan-Lennard Struff in straight sets to reach the third round at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.   Novak Djokovic cruised through Round 2 of the Tokyo 2020…

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Federer, Osaka among those named to US Open field
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Federer, Osaka among those named to US Open field

Defending champion Naomi Osaka, who withdrew from the French Open due to mental issues  and skipped Wimbledon, and Roger Federer, who missed the Olympics with a knee injury, were…

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Tennis ace, Roger Federer withdraws from Tokyo Games
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Tennis ace, Roger Federer withdraws from Tokyo Games

Switzerland’s Roger Federer became the latest big name in tennis to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics after the 20-times Grand Slam champion said on Tuesday (July 13) that…

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Novak Djokovic keeps iron grip on number one ranking
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Novak Djokovic keeps iron grip on number one ranking

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic made it 329 weeks as world number one after collecting his third Grand Slam title of the year, when the new ATP rankings were…

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Serena Williams tumbles down from WTA top 10
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Serena Williams tumbles down from WTA top 10

 Serena Williams dropped out of the WTA top 10 for the first time in more than two years when the new rankings were released on Monday (July 12).…

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It’s 20th Grand Slam for Novak Djokovic, wins  Wimbledon
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It’s 20th Grand Slam for Novak Djokovic, wins Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic overcame Matteo Berrettini, the Italian slugger with the build of a heavyweight boxer, to capture his sixth Wimbledon title on Sunday (July 11). The Serb, who…

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