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Breaking: Anthony Joshua Retains World Heavyweight Titles

Anthony Joshua has retained his world heavyweight titles after stopping Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round. Brit Joshua returned to Wembley 18 months after famously toppling Wladimir Klitshcko to reach the pinnacle of the heavyweight weight. Since then he has beaten Carlos Takam and Joseph Parker – adding a third world title to his collection with his points victory over ...

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Pinnick Re-Elected NFF President

Amaju Pinnick has been re-elected as President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Announcing the result on Thursday in Katsina, the Chairman of Electoral Committee, Mr Mohamned Sani, said Pinnick scored 34 out of the 44 votes cast in the election. Sani said that Aminu Maigari got eight votes to emerge second, while Taiwo Ogunjobi had two votes, and Chinedu ...

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AFCON Qualifier: Ahmed Musa Shoots Nigeria Ahead In Seychelles

Captain Ahmed Musa has put Nigeria’s Super Eagles ahead in the crucial AFCON 2019 qualifier in Victoria, Seychelles, scoring in the 15th minute as his shot comes off the crossbar, with the ball bubbling off the Seychelles goalkeeper into the net. Chidozie Awaziem doubled Nigeria’s advantage with a second goal in the 34th minute after Kelechi Iheanacho’s freekick fell into ...

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Can Usain Bolt really make it as a footballer?

Edward Hope, University of Essex What to do when you’ve won it all? After the 2017 World Championships and a truly stellar career, Usain St Leo Bolt bowed out of the sport he dominated for so long. Fame, fortune, and a personality to match, it’s hard to imagine Bolt was short of offers on hanging up his golden-laced spikes. So, ...

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Serena Williams’ Daughter’s Picture Set Instagram On Fire

Serena Williams’ daughter Alexis Olympia kept social media users busy over the weekend as her first birthday picture shared on Instagram by her father Alexis Ohanian, received more than 75,654 likes and 1,361 comments. Alexis Ohanian shared a snap of Olympia, his daughter with his wife, professional tennis player Serena Williams, on Instagram for the girl’s first birthday Saturday. Since ...

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Mbappe Sees Red After Scoring Vital Goal For PSG

Kylian Mbappe scored the decisive goal but was later sent off as Paris Saint-Germain survived a major scare, and the concession of a VAR-awarded penalty, to win 4-2 at Nimes in Ligue 1 on Saturday. Neymar and Angel di Maria, the latter direct from a corner, had PSG two goals up at the Stade des Costieres, only for their newly-promoted ...

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Serena Williams Ruthless Against Sister Venus

Serena Williams dispatched her older sister in two straight sets 6-1 6-2 on Friday, making the 30th career showdown at Flushing Meadows in New York a one-sided affair. The 23 Grand Slam winner was literally on fire against her sister, merciless in her blistering returns and making Venus look more like her apprentice. Venus tried though to salvage things, but ...

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Modric Crowned UEFA Player Of The Year

Real Madrid and Croatia star Luka Modric on Thursday received the accolade of UEFA Player of the Year in Monaco, beating his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah to the prize. “I’m very happy to receive this great prize. I have worked hard for this, to get to the highest point possible,” said Modric, who starred in the ...

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Usain Bolt Makes Football Debut Friday

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt admitted Tuesday he was struggling with the tempo of professional football but is working hard to raise his fitness levels ahead of his first trial match on Friday. The eight-time Olympic champion has been given an opportunity by Australia’s Central Coast Mariners to fulfil his dream of a soccer career and has stepped up his training ...

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