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Mumuni scored a seven-minute hat-trick Saturday to steer AshantiGold of Ghana. Photo: PIXABAY

Most popular sports in Europe

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
4 months ago
Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia celebrates her victory over Tunisia's Ons Jabeur during their women's singles quarter final match on day eleven of the Roland-Garros Open tennis tournament at the Court Philippe-Chatrier in Paris on June 7, 2023. (Photo by Thomas SAMSON / AFP)

Haddad Maia first Brazilian woman since 1968 in Grand Slam semi-final

Beatriz Haddad Maia became the first Brazilian woman to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since 1968 on Wednesday when she came back from a set down to defeat Ons Jabeur at the
1 year ago
Team World players run to celebrate with USA's Frances Tiafoe (L) after his victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas of Team Europe during their 2022 Laver Cup men's singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London on September 25, 2022. - Team World win the tournament, beating Team Europe 13-8 (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Rising tennis star Tiafoe staying focused after ‘crazy month’

Frances Tiafoe on Sunday reflected on a "crazy month" that saw him reach a US Open semi-final and play a starring role at the Laver Cup -- but hopes that's just the
2 years ago
Lagos Country Club, Ikeja entrance | Photo credit: Private Property

TPPA dangles U.S. scholarships on young players

Junior tennis activities in Nigeria got a huge boost, at the weekend, with a group, Tennis Players Parents Association (TPPA), declaring its intention to award overseas scholarships
2 years ago
Ohunene Yakubu, Girls under- 16 and most outstanding female player last year with her trophy

Sapetro futures tennis begins tomorrow

The second edition of the South Atlantic Petroleum (Sapetro) Junior Tennis Championship is set to begin at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club tomorrow.
2 years ago
Serena Williams of the US, playing with by Tunisia's Ons Jabeur (R), returns the ball to Japan's Shuko Aoyama and Taiwan's Chan Hao-ching during their women's doubles quarter final tennis match on day four of the Eastbourne International tennis tournament in Eastbourne, southern England on June 22, 2022. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Wimbledon will be great place for comeback — Serena

Limping off Centre Court with a torn hamstring while fighting tears is not how Serena Williams wants to remember Wimbledon.
2 years ago
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