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Ronaldo Scores Against Sweden To Cross 100-Goal Mark

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice against 10-man Sweden on Tuesday to take him to 101 international goals for Portugal on Tuesday. The mythical 100-mark was broken on the stroke of half-time of a UEFA Nations League match against Sweden. The 35-year-old Juventus attacker curled in a free-kick from 25 yards over[…]

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US Open: Serena Defeats Former Champion Stephens

Serena Williams overcame an early scare to defeat fellow American Sloane Stephens and move into the last 16 of the US Open on Saturday. Williams, the third seed, lost the first set convincingly before rallying to dominate the next two, triumphing 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 inside a near empty Arthur Ashe[…]

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Former Chelsea Player, Mikel, Joins Stoke City

 Nigerian international midfielder, John Obi Mikel, has joined Stoke City Mikel, who won a host of domestic and European honours during a glittering 11-year stay at Chelsea, returns to English football after a spell in the Turkish Super Lig with Trabzonspor. Stock City Manager Michael O’Neill said: “We’re delighted to[…]

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Sad! Nigerian Basketball Player, Ojo, Dies In Serbia

A Nigerian basketball player who previously played for Red Star Belgrade, Michael Ojo, has died. He died at the age of 27. Red Star’s spokesperson, Igor Vujicin, in a press statement, on Friday, said the Nigerian died during a training session in Serbia. “We are deeply saddened by the news”,[…]

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Djokovic, Wife Test Positive For COVID-19

World number one Novak Djokovic said Tuesday he had tested positive for coronavirus, the Serb star becoming the fourth player to contract the virus after taking part in his exhibition tennis tournament in the Balkans. Djokovic, who is “not showing any symptoms” according to a statement from his spokesperson, joins[…]

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Victor Osimhen Emerges Lille’s Best Player Of The Year

Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen, has been voted Player of the Season by French Ligue 1 team Lille Olympique Sporting Club (LOSC). The Under-17 World Cup winner with Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets at Chile 2015 is presently on the wanted list of some top European clubs with Lille slamming £72million asking[…]

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Joshua’s Net Worth Rises By £58m, Ighalo 15th on Rich List

Despite the coronavirus pandemic that has stopped all sporting activities around the globe, Nigeria born British Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, recorded the biggest rise in fortune in sport over the past year. According to Sunday Times Rich List, Joshua’s net worth rose by £58million in what was a year of[…]

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COVID-19:Edo Sports Festival To Be Postponed-Minister

Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has hinted of the likelihood of postponement of the Edo Sports Festival because of the dreaded Coronavirus ravaging the whole world. Dare on his Twitter handle hinted of the likelihood of the postponement when he tweeted thus: “Edo Sports Festival To[…]

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