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22 Jul
Two years out from Paris hosting the Summer Olympics there is widespread concern over security, exacerbated by the dreadful spectacle of the chaotic scenes at the Champions League final at the Stade de France. Police tear-gassing frustrated Liverpool fans, including children and the disabled, was not the fault of the supporters but, according to a…
21 Jul
After the first two editions in Kaduna, the yearly Adewale Isa Memorial National Junior Championship is coming to Lagos for the first time, with contestants from across the country billed to converge on the National Stadium, Surulere, from August 1 to 6.
20 Jul
Serena Williams will play in next month's Cincinnati Open WTA tournament as she builds towards a possible US Open appearance, organizers said Tuesday.
10 Jul
Elena Rybakina recovered from behind to beat Ons Jabeur in three sets in yesterday’s Wimbledon women’s singles final and claim her first grand slam title.
4 Jul
Wimbledon chiefs confirmed Monday that they will appeal against a $1 million fine handed down by the WTA women's tour for banning Russian and Belarusian players from this year's tournament.
3 Jul
Novak Djokovic admits he is a convert to Wimbledon's new middle Sunday play rule as the three-time defending champion aims at reaching the quarter-finals for the 13th time.
2 Jul
Harmony Tan, who knocked Serena Williams out of Wimbledon, demolished British wild card Katie Boulter 6-1, 6-1 on Saturday in just 51 minutes to reach the fourth round. The 24-year-old French player broke Boulter five times in a dominant display to disappoint the crowd on Court Two. Tan was in charge from the start, racing…
1 Jul
One of the forces behind the novel Sports Performance Reward Fund, Godwin Kienka, believes the initiative will galvanise Nigerian athletes and give them the impetus...
29 Jun
Serena Williams brushed off any talk of retirement on Tuesday by insisting she is "motivated" to play at the US Open later this year despite a shattering Wimbledon defeat.
27 Jun
Novak Djokovic begins his bid to match Pete Sampras as a seven-time Wimbledon champion on Monday, with British Grand Slam title winners Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu also on Centre Court's opening day agenda. In the absence of the banned Daniil Medvedev and injured Alexander Zverev, 20-time major winner Djokovic takes top seeding. The 35-year-old…
27 Jun
Chubuike Amasiani from Abuja cried his way to the Boys 10 title outlasting Adepoju Basit from the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club (LLTC) 9 to 8 at the just concluded MTN Junior Tennis Championship held at LLTC, Onikan.
26 Jun
Limping off Centre Court with a torn hamstring while fighting tears is not how Serena Williams wants to remember Wimbledon.

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