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Badminton: Egyptian embassy may scuttle Nigeria’s Olympic hope

Nigeria’s hope of qualifying for the badminton event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is currently hanging in the balance as the Egyptian Embassy is yet to grant the country’s contingent visa to the All Africa Senior Championships in Egypt in Cairo which begins on Monday the 10th of February 202 [...]

Mon, 10 February 2020


Coronavirus: How football matches, sport events are affected

An outbreak of a deadly coronavirus in the city of Wuhan has placed large parts of China on lockdown and the rest of the world on high alert.

 

 

 

 

 

Authorities are taking measures in [...]

Sun, 26 January 2020


Sitting is bad for your brain, not just your heart – Study

Sitting too much is linked to changes in a section of the brain that is critical for memory, according to a preliminary study by UCLA researchers of middle-aged and older adults.

Studies show that too much sitting, like smoking, increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and premature death. [...]

Sat, 21 April 2018


Abuja karate pupils upgrade their belts

Donald Budokai Karate Academy, DBKA, in association with the FCT Karate Association has up graded 60 pupils into different new levels from White Belt and has charged them to ensure they dedicate more time to their trainings.

The grading exercise comes up quarterly to give the pupils ample time [...]

Mon, 09 April 2018


Madrid won’t honour Barcelona title win, it’s my decision - Zidane

Zinedine Zidane has reiterated that Real Madrid will not form a guard of honour for Barcelona in the next Clasico clash between two old adversaries.

Tradition has dictated that La Liga’s fiercest rivals will acknowledge the achievements of one another once top honours are secured.

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Mon, 09 April 2018


Bayern win sixth consecutive Bunesliga title

Bayern Munich came from behind to wrap up their sixth consecutive Bundesliga title with a 4-1 win over Augsburg.

Jupp Heynckes' side picked up the Bavarian derby win they needed to become champions with five games to spare.

They had trailed through Niklas Sule's own goal but Core [...]

Mon, 09 April 2018


Wilder: Time to make Anthony Joshua fight, says American

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says it is "time to make the fight" between him and WBA, IBF and WBO title holder Anthony Joshua.

Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn has said the WBA has ordered the Briton to enter into negotiations with mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin.< [...]

Mon, 09 April 2018


Sports varsity commences in Delta state

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has stated that the state government is making giant strides in the sports sector with huge investment in both personnel and infrastructure.

Okowa represented by Hon. Jude Sinebe, Commissioner for Higher Education, stated this at the foundation laying ceremony [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


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