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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.
25 Jun
Serena Williams admits that she didn't know how or when she would return to tennis but insisted retirement had not been on her agenda during her year-long absence.
25 Jun
World number one Iga Swiatek said Saturday she is "overwhelmed" to see Serena Williams back at Wimbledon, one year after the US legend limped away from the All England Club.

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Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has intensified its campaign across the Niger Delta region to end cultism and drug abuse among youths as part of efforts to sustain peace in the area.
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A coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged Nigerians to help strengthen fundamental rights and contribute to development of all Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDs) in the country.
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Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State, has announced plans to establish a College of Aviation, with an airstrip within the university following accreditation of its courses by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
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Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, will honour Governors Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos and Nyesom Wike of Rivers at its 14th convocation ceremony.