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26 Jun 2015
Carlos Tevez is set for a return to boyhood club Boca Juniors, after general secretary Cesar Martucci claimed to have secured the Argentine’s services. Juventus striker Tevez, on international duty with Argentina at the Copa America, has plied his trade in Europe since 2006, enjoying stints with West Ham, Manchester United and Manchester City before…
25 Jun 2015
Over 28 countries from across the world will participate in the second edition of the Lagos International Badminton Classics, which holds from July 15 to 18, officials of the Lagos State Badminton Association have disclosed. The participants drawn from Ireland, Turkey, USA, Canada, Ghana, Zambia and Nigeria, among others, will fight for the $15,000 prize…
25 Jun 2015
Three days before the beginning of the maiden edition of the Kenneth Minimah National Boxing Championship slated for the indoor sports hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, pugilists from across the country have started trooping into Lagos for the event.   Sunday is the official arrival date for the championship, which will also serve…
25 Jun 2015
Sponsor affirms support for youth football Gtbank has promised to increase its investment in youth soccer and education across Nigeria, not only to help Nigeria excel at the World Cup, but also to provide an enabling environment for the youths to excel and compete globally at all levels. Speaking on the eve of the final…
25 Jun 2015
The Nigeria rugby national team (Black Stallions) bounced back from their defeat by Zambia in the opening match of the on-going African Rugby 1C Cup Championship yesterday to defeat Zimbabwe in the last match of their campaign at the African tournament holding in Zambia. This victory brightens the team’s chances of moving to African Division…
25 Jun 2015
Even with the on-going FIFA Women’s World Cup now in the quarterfinal stage, some Nigerian residents in Canada are yet to overcome the early exit of the Super Falcons from the race.   The seven times African champions flattered to deceive in their first game, in which they came from behind twice to draw 3-3…
25 Jun 2015
The League Management Company (LMC) has approved a shirt sponsorship deal between Sharks of Port Harcourt and Eunisell Limited in line with provisions of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) LMC Chief Operating Officer, Rules and Framework. Salihu Abubakar, in a letter to Sharks congratulated the club for securing the deal and also complying with…
25 Jun 2015
Warring forces in South Sudan have abducted as many as a thousand more child solders in the latest abuses in the 18-month long civil war, military monitors said Thursday. Rebel troops carried out house-to-house searches snatching children as young as 13 in the battleground northern state of Upper Nile in two days in early June, monitors…
25 Jun 2015
Basketball enthusiast, Ladi Adebutu Kessignton, has pledged financial commitment to the Nigeria Wheelchair Basketball team preparing for the qualifying series for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
25 Jun 2015
The roll call sounds as the who’s who in the sprint world, but the list just shows how rich Jamaica is when it comes to global athletics champions.
25 Jun 2015
The 2015 edition of the Unilag’s Faculty of Environmental Sciences Finance and Real Estate monopoly tournament, organized by Bestman Games, will hold on July 23 at the Akoka campus of the school, the organisers have announced.
25 Jun 2015
The management of Enyimba of Aba has refuted the report that their star striker, Mfon Udoh, suffered a stroke, saying that the story is ‘entirely false and misleading.’

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