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Stand up and take a bow, Imama

By KAYODE OGUNDARE Even as I write this in the dead of night, hours after Rangers...


Edo monarch donates land for Keshi football centre

The dream of the Nigerian football family to immortalise late football legend, Stephen...


Aurier given two-month jail term

Ivory Coast footballer, Serge Aurier, who plays for Paris St-Germain (PSG), has been...

TURIN, ITALY - APRIL 02:  Kwadwo Asamoah (R) of Juventus FC is challenged by Lukasz Skorupski of Empoli FC during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and Empoli FC at Juventus Arena on April 2, 2016 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Juventus confirm Asamoah will be out ‘for 45 days’

Italian side, Juventus, confirmed that their Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah is expected...

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Anti-doping leaders demand Wada overhaul

An overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has been proposed in a bid to restore trust in international sport. The leaders of 17 national anti-doping...

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Tale of two Olympic movements

By ROTIMI PEDRO I really don’t support celebrating mediocrity in any form. Over the last few years, I have come to realize that Africa’s bigger problem is...

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2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 08/08/2016. Usain Bolt dances samba at a press conference. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Bolt calls for faith but questions if rivals are drug free

Usain Bolt has defended athletics at a news conference that featured a dance troupe and a rapping Norwegian. Amid the razzamatazz, the six-time Olympic champion, 29,...

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Rio 2016: The Refugee Olympic Team doesn’t need your cheers

By DARA LIND Toward the end of the 2016 Olympic opening ceremony in Rio, a team will march in the Parade of Nations that shouldn’t, ideally, be there at all. It will...

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LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 03:  Floyd Mayweather squares off against Robert Guerrero for the WBC and Vacant Ring Magazine Welterweight titles at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather returns to action against Guerrero

Floyd “Money” Mayweather (42-0, 26 KOs) makes his return to the ring Saturday night when he defends his WBC welterweight title against Robert...

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Other Sports News


Women’s Rugby League World Cup to be held alongside men’s

The 2017 Women’s Rugby League World Cup will be held alongside the men’s tournament for the very first time. Australia, the reigning champions in both...

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Toriola eyes Tokyo 2020

Segun Toriola, who is now 42, still wants to participate at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. As the first African to compete at seven Olympic Games, Toriola was...

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US Open: Johnson wins first major amid farcical finish at Oakmont

Dustin Johnson has claimed his first major – but only after a farcical end to the US Open that drew criticism from Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth. Johnson played...

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Huddersfield Giants academy player, Costello, dies aged 17

Huddersfield Giants academy player Ronan Costello has died at the age of 17 after being injured during a game against Salford on Saturday. He was airlifted to Leeds...

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