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Osaka Beats Brady To Win Australian Open

Japan’s Naomi Osaka beat Jennifer Brady in straight sets in the Australian Open final to win her fourth major title on Saturday. Osaka edged a tight first set and broke the American twice in the...
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SPORTSFLAKES: ZAMBIANS ALSO BEAR KOLA, NGOZI

At the Canada 2007 FIFA Under- 20 Championships, Nigeria faced Zambia in one of the quarter finals games. The Flying Eagles were as confused as many Nigerians when they saw Kola boldly written on...

Osaka Ends Williams’ Bid For Record-Equalling 24th Grand Slam Title

Naomi Osaka ended Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in a storm of power hitting on Thursday, humbling the American great 6-3 6-4 to reach her second Australian Open finals.   In...

Nigeria gets hosting rights for U-19 Boys Africa Volleyball Championship

The President of the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB),  Bouchra Hajij, on Tuesday, announced that Nigeria would host the 2020 Boys U-19 African Nations Volleyball Championship. This was conveyed in a letter signed by the President ...

NWFL Fines Ibom Angels N1m, Bans Fan For 1 year

The Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has imposed a N1 million fine on Ibom Angels Women Football Club and a one-year suspension on one of the club’s fans for assaulting a referee. The NWFL announced...

Super Falcons Arrive Turkey, Trains Ahead Of Antalya Cup –Twitter

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have arrived in Turkey ahead of their participation in the fifth edition of the Turkish Women’s Cup in Antalya, the team’s s twitter handle @ngsuper_Falcons, disclosed on Monday. “The Nigerian contingent of...

Kyrgios Mocks Djokovic With Grand Entrance

Nick Kyrgios renewed his running feud with Novak Djokovic on Sunday when he mocked the world number one with a grand entrance to an empty Margaret Court Arena for his doubles match. Before a men’s...

Manchester United Drop Points, As Aubemayang Hat-trick Lifts Arsenal

Manchester United lost ground in the 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) title race as they dropped points in a 1-1 draw at relegation-threatened West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Bruno Fernandes equalised Mbaye Diagne’s early goal...

Halep Battles Past Swiatek To Set Up Serena Showdown

Second seed Simona Halep survived an early wobble to beat Iga Swiatek 3-6 6-1 6-4 in the Australian Open fourth round on Sunday. The Romanian has avenged her shock defeat by the Polish teenager at...

Klopp Says Liverpool Title Hopes Over After 3-1 Loss To Leicester City

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp admitted his side’s slim chances of retaining their English Premier League (EPL) title are over after they were beaten 1-3 at Leicester City on Saturday. Three goals in seven minutes from...

Tokyo Olympics Chief Quits, Apologises Again Over Sexist Remarks

Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori resigned on Friday and apologised again for sexist remarks that sparked a global outcry, leaving the troubled Olympics searching for a chief five months from the opening ceremony. The resignation of...

Serena Beats Potapova To Reach Fourth Round

As news broke on Friday that Melbourne would head into a snap lockdown to contain an outbreak of COVID-19, Serena Williams, was already on court at the Australian Open playing potentially her last match...
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SPORTSFLAKES: AGBONIFO TURNED HERBALIST IN GABON

Insurance captain Felix Agbonifo scared Gabonese fans during an African Winners Cup game in Port Gentil. They quickly found a nickname for him: Medecin Natif (Native Doctor). When the team returned to Benin City,...

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