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12 Mar 2016
Venus Williams finally made peace with Indian Wells tennis fans Friday by ending her 15-year boycott of the hardcourt tournament, but she couldn't put away her Japanese opponent.
12 Mar 2016
World tennis governing body, International Tennis Federation (ITF) has revealed that over 45 foreign players will participate in the first tennis Futures to hold this year in Abuja, the Tombin Open ...
10 Mar 2016
Maria Sharapova's racquet sponsor Head threw its support behind the Russian tennis star on Thursday, despite the five-time Grand Slam winner testing positive for the banned drug Meldonium.
10 Mar 2016
There was the luminous smile Sharapova wore on the medal stand after defeating Sara Errani of Italy at the French Open in 2012. She is five-time Grand Slam winner.
9 Mar 2016
Former National Table Tennis coach, Babatunde Obisanya, has described the latest ranking of Aruna Quadri and the feat he achieved at the just concluded International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Team ...
8 Mar 2016
Five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova said Monday she failed a dope test at the Australian Open, and isn't sure what punishment she'll face for her "huge mistake."
6 Mar 2016
Australia's two leading stars Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios are at odds forcing new captain Lleyton Hewitt into a peacemaking role after an extraordinary post-script to Australia's Davis Cup loss to the United States on Sunday.
12 Feb 2016
The new Management Board of Pelican Stars FC of Calabar says it is ready to return the team to its glorious days in female football in Nigeria. A member of the board and the club’s Media Officer, Eddy Beckomson, made the assertion on Friday in Calabar in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria…
9 Feb 2016
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it will undertake a tour of the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna to inspect the facility for the Super Eagles qualifier for the 2017 African Nations Cup (AFCON). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Eagles will take on the Pharaohs of Egypt in the first leg of…
5 Feb 2016
The national under-17 women’s football team, the Flamingoes, will return to camp on Sunday in preparation for the final qualifying stage for the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the competition will hold from Sept. 30 to Oct. 21 in Jordan. Flamingoes’ coach Bala Nikyu told NAN…
27 Jul 2015
Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal is poised to complete his switch from Juventus to Bayern Munich in the coming days after flying to Bavaria on Monday for a medical. The 28-year-old posted a picture of himself and agent Fernando Felicevich on Twitter on Monday sat on a plane with the caption: "A new stage....a new dream...Munich…

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