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August 4, 2018 7:32 PM Adam Peaty breaks own world 100m breaststroke record– The Sun News

Adam Peaty added more lustre to his reputation as perhaps the world’s most dominant swimmer when he smashed his own 100 metres breaststroke world record in 57.00 seconds on Saturday. The 23-year-old Englishman, while winning the European Championships gold medal, knocked 0.13 seconds off his own record set at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016. It was the fourth 35

June 20, 2018 2:48 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: Referee for Super Eagles crucial Group D clash revealed

Referee Matthew Conger from New Zealand, will be the man in the middle, when Nigeria take on Iceland in a crucial Group D fixture at the 2018 World Cup on Friday. Conger will be supported by his compatriot, Simon Lount as his first Assistant Referee (AR1) and Tevita Makasini from Tonga as his second assistant referee (AR2). Ricardo Montero from Costa 32

March 19, 2018 6:38 AM Ghana Premier League resumes after legal dispute

The Ghana Premier League has returned after a long legal battle, with matches played across the country last weekend after several postponements. An Accra High Court effectively gave the green light earlier this week, when they threw out an injunction by relegated Accra Great Olympics. The Ghana Football Association then announced that the 2018 season 20

March 8, 2018 2:43 AM Buhari receives FIFA World Cup trophy, pledges support for Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday evening, at the new Banquet Hall,at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received the FIFA World Cup Trophy . He was handed the trophy by Christian Karembeu, a retired French International footballer, a representative of FIFA. The President and members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), took a break from the meeting 42

March 5, 2018 6:56 PM Junior Ajayi called up for Super Eagles’ friendlies against Poland, Serbia

Al Ahly forward, Junior Ajayi, has been handed a debut invitation to the Super Eagles squad, for the upcoming friendlies against Poland and Serbia later this month. Nigeria play Poland on March 23 in Warsaw and Serbia four days later at the Hive Stadium in England. Ajayi has been in fine form for his Egyptian club this season, scoring eight goals and assisting 33

March 1, 2018 3:23 AM FG honours Para Powerlifting, Badminton champions

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports held a reception yesterday for the victorious Para Powerlifting team which won 4 gold medals and set two world records at the 9th Fazza Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai UAE and the Badminton team which won 3 Silver and 2 bronze medals to finish 2nd at the All African Individual Badminton Championship in Algeria 36

February 27, 2018 3:48 PM Defiant Russians sing banned national anthem after winning Ice Hockey gold

The Russians, competing as neutral athletes at PyeongChang as punishment for a years-long Russian doping scandal, came back from one-goal down through a goal by Nikita Gusev with less than a minute left in regulation time to force overtime in one of the most pulsating finals in the history of Olympic hockey. At their medal ceremony, the players team sang the Russian 37

February 17, 2018 7:45 AM Winter Olympics: Adeagbo finishes in 20th place in Heats 1 and 2 of skeleton event

Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday. Adeagbo was one of the 20 athletes in the event, but she is resting at the bottom of the table after finishing with a total time of 1:48.77 secs in both heats. The Nigerian, wearing bib number 23

February 9, 2018 9:08 PM Buhari salutes team Nigeria at winter Olympics

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his best wishes to Team Nigeria as they begin their epoch-making representation of the country in the 2018 Winter Olympics at PyeongChang, South Korea. Buhari, in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant, Garba Shehu, commended the women’s bobsleigh team made up of Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga 29

February 7, 2018 11:21 AM Winter Olympics 2018: Russians Appeal Against Pyeongchang Exclusion Adjourned

A decision on whether 47 Russian athletes and coaches can take part in the Winter Olympics may not be made until Friday – the day the Games start. The Russians believe they have been wrongfully excluded from Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee. They include the 28 athletes who had their life bans lifted by the Court of Arbitration for Sport 72