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3 May 2016
A taekwondo player mooted to appear in the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) refugee team at Rio 2016, looks set to instead represent Belgium, reports
2 May 2016
They are both champions, but with different plans for the near future. Floyd Mayweather retired last year as the undisputed world welterweight champion, while Tyson Fury just won the heavyweight version of the title.
30 Apr 2016
Ahead of GOtv Boxing Night 7, holding on 1 May at the National Stadium, Lagos, boxers scheduled to fight have been indulging in boasts.
29 Apr 2016
It was 49 years ago yesterday when an Army officer in Houston summoned Muhammad Ali three times to step forward for induction into military service during the Vietnam War...
25 Apr 2016
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora and Foreign Relations, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Mr. Anthony Joshua, the Nigerian-born “Mr. Femi,” who recently became the International Boxing Federation (IBF) world heavyweight boxing champion.
24 Apr 2016
World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin confirmed his status as the most devastating finisher in boxing here Saturday, demolishing American challenger Dominic Wade...
19 Apr 2016
Nick Blackwell appeared to rule out resuming his professional boxing career on Tuesday, despite making progress since collapsing shortly after his defeat to Chris Eubank Jr on March 27.
14 Apr 2016
The Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, will witness one of the biggest grudge fights in Nigeria’s boxing history on May 1. On that day, the reigning national lightweight champion Nurudeen “Prince” Fatai, will defend ...
10 Apr 2016
Manny Pacquiao crowned his 21-year professional career with an emphatic victory over Tim Bradley on Saturday.
9 Apr 2016
Manny Pacquiao promised to deliver an action-packed finale to his 21-year boxing career on Friday as he prepared to climb into the ring for the last time.
7 Apr 2016
Manny Pacquiao believes his 11-month absence from boxing following last year's defeat to Floyd Mayweather has left him hungrier than ever as he prepares for his farewell fight against Tim Bradley here on Saturday.
5 Apr 2016
World heavyweight title contender Anthony Joshua on Tuesday accused British compatriot Tyson Fury, the WBA and WBO champion, of being jealous of his "beach body".


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When the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York purchased "The Starry Night" from a local seller in 1941, it was a virtually unknown picture. Vincent van Gogh's masterwork has inspired everything from a hit ballad for singer Don McLean in 1971 to mass-produced scarves, umbrellas, and water bottles in the 81 years since…
4 mins ago
Dr Janet Ekpenyong, Director General (D-G), Cross River Primary Healthcare Care Agency, has confirmed the death of seven children from cholera in the state.
13 mins ago
Former Kano State governor Ibrahim Shekarau has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the New Nigeria People's Party (NNPP), BBC Hausa reported on Wednesday. Shekarau defected to NNPP days after another APC chieftain Abdulmumin Jibrin dumped the party also for NNPP. BBC Hausa reported that Shekarau has been offered the opportunity to…
13 mins ago
The first Russian soldier on trial in Ukraine for war crimes during Moscow's invasion pleaded guilty on Wednesday, facing possible life imprisonment in Kyiv.
14 mins ago
Police in an Indian state has arrested a Nigerian man for wandering around almost naked and causing shame to women in the area. Indian outlet The Statesman reported that the Nigerian national was identified as James. James, a 33-year-old resident of Bengaluru’s Hennur Cross neighbourhood, has since been detained by Sampigehalli police who have launched…