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14 Dec 2018
Uyo zone came second with 15 gold, 18 silver and 10 bronze, while the Fleet zone came third with 10 gold, 8 silver and 15 bronze medals. The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Rear Adm. David Adeniran, said that the command would continue to reward personnel, who excelled during the championship, noting that, the…
10 Oct 2018
As the countdown continues ahead of the 2018 West African Universities Games (WAUG), the host, University of Port Harcourt has boasted that it would teach all the participating universities a ‘free lesson in the art of graceful conquest’ in track and field, as well as swimming events. “Team UniPort dominance at successive NUGA and WAUG…
9 Jul 2018
For most millennials, fitness is a daily, active pursuit because, with our fast-paced life, it is becoming increasingly hard to make out time for exercise. Statistics show that millennials are exercising more, eating smarter and smoking less than previous generations. They are using apps to track training data, and online information to find the healthiest…
21 Apr 2018
Defending champion, St Saviours School, Ikoyi, is determined to defend its title, as the 3rd edition of the Zenith bank/Ikoyi Club 1938 inter-school swimming festival holds today in Lagos.
22 Feb 2018
The tennis singles event at the on-going Nigeria Oil and Gas’s Industry Games is getting hotter as the boys have been separated from the men. The competition enters the semi- final stage today, In the first semi-final to be decided this morning, tournament favourite, Vincent Kiehl of Total, who defeated William Ibiba of NNPC 6-1…
16 Feb 2018
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the 2018 Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Games (NOGIG) says it has put the machinery in place to ensure that only genuine staffers compete in the Games. The 17th edition of the Games will hold in Lagos from Sunday, February 18 to 24. The LOC chairman, Aminu Zaria said…
17 Aug 2016
Swimming is the sport or activity of propelling oneself through water using the limbs. Swimming is a competitive sport and is considered an all-around good exercise for people of all ages and fitness levels. A beginner would need to take time to become comfortable in water, before any serious swimming activity can begin. To become…
14 Aug 2016
Everyone gets hyped about getting the perfect summer body, but did you know you do not have to go through a lot of rigorous exercise to get it? There are a few alternative ways you can exercise and get your summer body right. Yoga Regular readers know we’re big on yoga at GL. Yoga is…
22 May 2016
An exercise physiologist, Mr. Ademola Ajayi, on Sunday said regular physical exercise has been proven to increase longevity and improve overall quality of life.
12 May 2016
Worried by the falling standard of swimming in Nigeria, newly appointed chairperson of FCT Swimming Association, Maryam Damisa, has picked lack of facilities and the absence of developmental programmes as the bane of the sport.
8 May 2016
Swimming is a leisure sport. During celebrations, people visit places, where they could engage in swimming, like beaches and pools. It is even more so for friends and families at festive seasons.


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London's transport system is not allowing advertising that "portrays Qatar as a desirable destination" or encourages people to attend the World Cup, under a 2019 policy response to LGBTQ laws there. The stance by Transport for London (TfL) has reportedly angered Doha during its hosting of the football tournament, with the Financial Times reporting Saturday…
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Robert Lewandowski, one of the most prolific strikers in club football, finally got the first World Cup goal of his career when he netted against Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
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A roadside bomb killed four troops in the north of Burkina Faso, an area wracked by a jihadist insurgency for years, the army said on Saturday.
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The Police Command in Ogun says it has arrested a 36-year-old suspected, Sikiru Ajibola, who allegedly raped 5-year-old boy to death in Ogijo area of Sagamu local government.
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Benin forces have clashed with gunmen near the country's northern border with Burkina Faso leaving four attackers dead, the army said. It did not identify a specific group, but Gulf of Guinea states Benin, Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast are facing a growing threat from Sahel jihadists over their northern borders. The army said a…