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December 11, 2017 12:55 AM GOtv Boxing Night 13: ‘I’m coming to win,’ Ghana’s Ayiitey warns Afonja Warrior

Arye Ayiiteh, contender for the West African Boxing Union (WABU) middleweight title, has vowed to dethrone reigning champion, Nigeria’s Abolaji “Afonja Warrior” Rasheed, when they meet at GOtv Boxing Night 13 on 26 December. The event, which will feature musical performances by Small Doctor, Simi, Falz and Reekado Banks, will witness seven bouts. Speaking 15

November 29, 2017 5:04 PM I never begged Ojukwu’s son to return to APGA – Obiano

Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has denied a recent claim by Chukwuemaka Ojukwu Jnr, son of the late Igbo warlord, Chief Chukwuemeka Ojukwu that he approached the latter to return to the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. In a statement signed by Prince Oliver Okpala, the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Media and Strategic 21

November 28, 2017 3:07 PM Olympic Champion Mark Foster Opens Up On Sexuality — OsunDefender

Mark Foster, who swam for Great Britain in five Olympic Games, has come out publicly as gay in an interview with The Guardian. The retired 47-year-old opened up about his sexuality saying he has been dating men for the last 26 years, including most of his career years. Despite being out to many people in his personal life, Foster said coming out publicly 20

November 23, 2017 10:13 AM Champions League: Roger Federer speaks on Manchester United’s defeat to Basel

Tennis superstar, Roger Federer, has congratulated FC Basel for beating Premier League giants, Manchester United in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Right back, Michael Lang scored the only goal of the match to give his club a deserved 1-0 win over United. Federer on Wednesday took to his Twitter account after the match to congratulate the Switzerland 21

November 19, 2017 1:24 AM Paris 2024 announces dates for 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week

Paris 2024 has announced the dates for its 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week. It will be the first major event for the Paris 2024 Organising Committee, which is expected to be officially formed in January. The French capital was confirmed as the 2024 hosts of the Olympics and Paralympics at the International Olympic Committee Session in Lima in September 34

November 10, 2017 6:19 AM Mike Tyson deported from Chile [PHOTO]

Chilean police on Thursday deported former boxing champion Mike Tyson. Tyson, 51, was put on a flight home minutes after he arrived the country, the Investigative Police (PDI) said. Local media reported that the former world heavyweight champion was planning to attend an awards ceremony for action films taking place in Santiago, Chile’s capital 36

October 29, 2017 8:10 AM Takam demands rematch with Anthony Joshua, blames referee for defeat

Carlos Takam has said he wants a rematch with International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Association (WBA) Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. The Cameroonian-born French boxer, 36, was defeated Joshua via technical knockout in round 10 of their world heavyweight title fight in Cardiff, Wales on Saturday night. Reacting to his loss, Takam 22

October 27, 2017 2:29 AM I didn’t take any vehicle from IGP — Aisha Buhari

Mrs. Buhari’s reaction came as Force headquarters in Abuja also dismissed allegations by the senator that the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, purchased two Prado SUVs for the personal use of the First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, based on her request and also described as falsehood, claims by Misau that the IGP doctored his retirement age. It argued 21

October 27, 2017 1:51 AM WTA finals: Venus knocks out Muguruza to reach semi-finals

Venus Williams beat Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza in straight sets to reach the last four at the WTA Finals, ending the Spaniard’s hopes of finishing the year as world number one. The American, 37, won 7-5 6-4 in Singapore to secure second place in the White Group behind Karolina Pliskova. Czech Pliskova had already qualified, but ended the round-robin 16

October 26, 2017 4:01 PM Misau vs IGP: Police reacts to allegations of gift to Aisha Buhari, age falsification

Spokesperson of the Force, Jimoh Moshood said the allegation by Misau were “baseless and an outright falsehood.” Describing the report as a calculated attempt at misinforming the public, the Force insisted that claims were aimed at tarnishing the image of the wife of the president and the IGP. Moshood clarified that the police boss only approved two vehicles 17