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February 7, 2018 4:29 PM Nigeria’s Adekuoroye Targets Gold At African Wresting Championship In PH

World silver medalist and Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye is aimed at winning a fourth gold medal at the 2018 African Wrestling Championships which began at the Alfred Diete-Spiff Civic Centre in Port Harcourt, Nigeria on Wednesday. The three-time African champion said that her participation in Season 3 of the Pro Wrestling League in India got her prepared 34

February 5, 2018 7:07 PM You are selfish – Kogi PDP slams Gov. Bello over planned sale of state assets

The Peoples Democratic Party in Kogi State has rejected proposed plans by Governor Yahaya Bello-led administration to sell some of the state asset. The opposition party while admonishing the governor to immediately perish the thought, considered the plot to be selfish, devilish and myopic. A statement released on Monday by the party’s state publicity 20

January 31, 2018 6:15 AM Shehu Sani reacts to Buhari’s emergence as AU’s anti-corruption champion

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central has reacted to naming of President Muhammadu Buhari as African Union (AU) anti-corruption champion. The lawmaker congratulating Buhari described him as an anti-corruption ‘Czar’. In his tweets, he also mentioned that no one should be deprived of constitutional rights to question and hold leaders accountable 17

January 25, 2018 12:34 AM Australian Open: Federer beats Berdych to reach semi-finals

Defending champion Roger Federer reached his 14th Australian Open semi-final with a straight-set victory over Tomas Berdych. Second seed Federer, 36, beat the Czech 19th seed 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 6-4 in the Rod Laver Arena night session. It was their 10th meeting at Grand Slams, and an eighth win for the Swiss player. Federer goes on to face unseeded 21-year-old 20

January 24, 2018 6:47 PM Caraboa Cup: Losing Sanchez to Man Utd is like Chelsea without Hazard -Willian warns Arsenal

Chelsea winger, Willian has warned Arsenal ahead of tonight’s semi-final second leg Carabao Cup clash at the Emirates Stadium. Willian said it was not easy for the Gunners to lose forward, Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United, saying that it was just like the Premier league champion losing star player, Eden Hazard. Willian is full of confidence following 25

January 24, 2018 6:32 PM Transfer news: Real Madrid misses out on Arrizabalaga, vows to sign Thibaut Courtois

Chelsea goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois is awaiting the green light from coach, Zinedine Zidane before finalising a move to Real Madrid, Spanish outlet, Don Balon reports. According to the report, The LaLiga champion’s recent failure to sign goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao has put a deal for Courtois back in the frame. The Belgium international 21

January 17, 2018 11:18 AM Australian Open: 2018 Top Seed Rafael Nadal beats Leonardo Mayer

Top seed Rafael Nadal progressed to the last 32 of the Australian Open with a straight-set victory over Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer in Melbourne. The Spaniard, 31, beat world number 52 Mayer 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-4) in two hours 38 minutes on Rod Laver Arena. Mayer responded to a Nadal break in the final set with one of his own, before the 2009 champion took the tie-break 30

January 12, 2018 2:42 AM I don’t need more Grand Slam titles –Serena

Serena Williams says that she “absolutely wants” more Grand Slam titles, but does not need them. The 23-time champion, already the most successful player of the Open era, is two Grand Slam titles away from surpassing Margaret Court’s record. Williams, who said she was bedridden for six weeks after giving birth to daughter Olympia in September, said motherhood 19

January 11, 2018 12:44 AM Joshua, Fury bout for summer of 2018, says Hearn

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have been talking over text message and Eddie Hearn is optimistic an all-British blockbuster between the two unbeaten heavyweights could take place later this year. Joshua is currently on the verge of a spring showdown with WBO champion Joseph Parker, with Hearn hopeful of announcing the unification clash early next week. The promoter 19

January 8, 2018 4:43 PM Andy Murray: British Number One Has Surgery On Hip Injury

Britain’s Andy Murray has had hip surgery in Melbourne and says he hopes to be playing again in time for this summer’s grass-court season. The former world number one, 30, has not played a competitive match since he was knocked out of Wimbledon in July. The ongoing problem forced the Scot to pull out of the Australian Open, which begins on 15 January 20