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Oleksandr Usyk punches Tyson Fury during the IBF, WBA, WBC, WBO and Undisputed Heavyweight titles' fight between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk at Kingdom Arena on May 18, 2024 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by AFP)
1 day ago
Oleksandr Usyk beat Tyson Fury by split decision to win the world's first undisputed heavyweight championship in 25 years on Sunday, an unprecedented feat in boxing's four-belt era. The judges scored the fight 115-112 for Usyk, 114-113 for Fury, leaving the final card to decide, which read 114-113 for Usyk. It meant Fury, 35, lost…
(FILES) Britain's Tyson Fury (L) and Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk (R) challenge each other during a press conference in London on November 16, 2023, ahead of their undisputed heavyweight world championship contest scheduled to take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. - While the rest of the boxing world is drooling in anticipation of a genuine heavyweight world title fight that will unify the division for the first time in over 20 years, Tyson Fury insists the May 18, 2024, match-up with Oleksandr Usyk in Riyadh is all about the money. (Photo by Daniel LEAL / AFP)
2 days ago
Tyson Fury shoved and swore at Oleksandr Usyk at the weigh-in on Friday as the build-up to their historic undisputed heavyweight clash exploded into life. A shirtless Fury eyeballed the Ukrainian and then pushed him angrily, sparking a brief melee on stage, before hurling a series of F-bombs at his opponent. "We're ready to rock…
27 Apr
In a significant move to promote sports and youth empowerment across Nigeria, the Boxing and MMA Hall of Fame has partnered with Abuja Continental Hotel to host the forthcoming National Boxing and MMA Amateur Championship.
19 Mar
Sports are a prevalent concept throughout Europe. People enjoy sports as much as they need breathing and feeding. If you walk down every street or road in Europe, you will find someone cycling, kicking a ball, hitting a tennis ball, or jugging. 
19 Feb
A "saddened and disappointed" Manny Pacquiao conceded Monday his Olympic boxing dream was over after the ring great was denied a berth at this year's Paris games.
11 Sep 2023
After failing to make the Japan 2020 Olympic Games, a Nigerian boxing team is in Dakar, Senegal, fighting to win slots in the Paris 2024 edition of the Games.


21 mins ago
Manchester City created English football history on Sunday, beating West Ham 3-1 to win an unprecedented fourth straight Premier League title. Phil Foden scored twice and Rodri was also on target as Pep Guardiola's men sealed their sixth title in seven seasons, condemning Arsenal to second place again.
24 mins ago
When it comes to refreshing cocktails, few can rival the delightful combination of strawberries and mint found in a classic strawberry mojito. This iconic drink has become an essential at social gatherings, summer parties, and cozy evenings spent with friends. Today, I present to you the only strawberry mojito recipe you'll ever need. Ingredients: To…
26 mins ago
Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs has broken his silence on a 2016 video that surfaced recently. The video was showing him physically assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Cassie. In an Instagram video, Diddy expressed remorse for his actions. He said, “I take full responsibility for my actions in that video.” He described the incident as one of…
47 mins ago
Two renowned American breakdance experts Macca Malik and Jacob “Kujo” Lyons visited Nigeria from May 11 to 18, as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Sports Envoy Program.
52 mins ago
Sassuolo's 11-year stay in Serie A came to an end in dramatic fashion on Sunday after they lost 2-0 to Cagliari and Udinese snatched a 1-1 draw with Empoli in the 14th minute of stoppage time. Matteo Prati and Gianluca Lapadula ensured Cagliari of a place in Italy's top flight with goals in the 71st…
57 mins ago
The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) have condemned the alleged murder of a compatriot, Mr Ebuka Nwoko, by South African police officials. The President-General of NICASA, Dr Frank Onyekwelu, condemned the alleged murder of the Nigerian in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…
1 hour ago
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of The Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (InfraCorp) headed by Dr Lazarus Angbazo, as the Lead Arranger and Developer of Evergreen City, Nigeria’s green industrial zone. President Tinubu, on Sunday, explained that the development is in line with his commitment to ensure industrial development that meets the demands of…
1 hour ago
Paramount ruler, HRM Ogwong Okon A. Abang, of Mbo Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom state was abducted from his palace in Ebughu on Saturday night. The monarch was reportedly taken from his palace in Ebughu around 9 pm on Saturday. This incident follows the kidnapping of Dr John Robbin Esu, a doctor in the…
1 hour ago
The Police Command in Imo has confirmed the death of six people in a road accident on Saturday evening in Imo. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Henry Okoye, who confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday,said the crash occurred in Owerri. Okoye said that a citizen reported to the police…
1 hour ago
A bell marks the beginning of the Nakasendo Trail, a 540-kilometre route through the central mountains between Kyoto and Tokyo. But it’s not a ceremonial bell. It is there for one purpose: to scare away bears. And so, with a pleasingly loud clang and a photo of a sign that we presume reads “Beware of…