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Cole: Mourinho stopped me from representing Nigeria

Carlton Cole has revealed that he would have represented Nigeria when he was called up in...


Toure on drink driving charge

Manchester City footballer, Yaya Toure, has been charged with drink-driving, police have...


Super Falcons retain Women Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria swept to another Women Africa Cup of Nations title after Desire Oparanozie struck...


Omagbemi keeps eye on the prize

Coach of Nigeria’s women’s national team, Florence Omagbemi, is optimistic of her...

Top Track & Field News


Ohuruogu: Sports boards ‘not open’ to BAME people

Barriers exist for black, Asian and minority ethnic people entering sports administration, says former Olympic and world 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu. A Sporting...

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WADA: Russia urged to admit state-sponsored doping

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) officials have urged Russia to admit to state-sponsored doping in a bid to regain the rest of the sporting world’s trust. Former...

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Mary Keitany, of Kenya, crosses the finish line first in the women's division of the 2016 New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Keitany first woman to win three New York marathons in a row for 30 years

Kenya’s Mary Keitany has become the first woman to win three consecutive New York Marathons for 30 years. Keitany, 34, ran a time of two hours 24 minutes 26...

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Rita Jeptoo, of Kenya, breaks the tape to win the women's division of the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Jeptoo doping ban doubled to four years

Kenyan marathon runner, Rita Jeptoo, has had her two-year ban doubled after an IAAF appeal was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. She became Kenya’s...

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Top Boxing News


Joshua v Klitschko is ‘very close’, says promoter

A fight between IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko is “very close”, promoter Eddie Hearn says. On Wednesday, Briton Tyson...

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Other Sports News


Egypt retain mixed doubles title

The pair of Omar Assar and Dina Meshref of Egypt retained their mixed doubles title at the 2016 ITTF Africa Senior Championship after beating Nigeria’s duo of Segun...

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Total charity golf tournament tees off Saturday

The Total charity golf tournament will take place at the Lakowe Lakes Golf Course, Lagos on Saturday, October 15, 2016. This annual event is designed to raise funds to...

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Smith suspended for entering toilet cubicle with woman

New Zealand scrum-half, Aaron Smith, has been dropped for one game for breaching the All Blacks’ standards of behaviour. He was seen entering a toilet cubicle with...

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Hargreaves retires following concussion

Saracens lock, Alistair Hargreaves, has retired from rugby following a concussion injury. The 30-year-old played 79 times for the north London side after joining from...

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