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He Never Hexperredit! Murray Revels in Landmark Win

Andy Murray said he never expected to end 2016 as the leading player in men’s tennis, after producing a masterful performance to defeat Novak Djokovic and claim ATP World Tour Finals glory. An emphatic 6-3...

Jose Mourinho Sacked and it’s all his fault!

He stuck with players who either deliberately or otherwise weren't giving enough. At some point, the thought of concealed conspiracy among the players against him was rife in thr media, but there were a...
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Lewis Hamilton breaks German hearts, wins Grand Prix in Germany

Lewis Hamilton has won the German Grand Prix to extend his lead over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at the top of the drivers' championship to 19 points. The result means that Hamilton has now won...
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NFF develops Code of Conduct document for its players

Order is a necessary condition for making a structure function. A physical mechanism, be it a team of laborers, the body of an animal, or a machine, can work only if it is in...
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Access Bank Lagos City Marathon gets IAAF Bronze Label

Monday was a day for celebration as the news filtered in that Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has been awarded the IAAF Bronze Label by the governing body of athletics, International Association of Athletics...
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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Can Amuneke’s Eaglets soar highest again?

Nigeria has won the FIFA U-17 World Cup a record fourth time, but our last outing in the United Arab Emirates two years ago still evokes wonderful and virgin memorie, even as this new...
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From London to Lagos, Exploring the Premier League’s African Appeal

It is 8 a.m, and we are sitting in the crush of traffic headed for Victoria Island. The radio blares: "It's Monday, and it's a huuuuuuuge week in the EPL." The journey had begun at...
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Luis Enrique announces his departure from Barcelona

A case of  leaving th stage when the ovation is "threatened"??? FC Barcelona coach, Luis Enrique will step down at the end of the season, saying he needs to "rest". The 46-year-old, in his third...
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Putin on ice and the 6 thrilling sporting moments we saw last week

From the saga at FIFA, to the drama within the Super Eagles squad, and also to the shock of qualifiers, we relive the six unmissable moments that rocked world’s sport in the past week.   #1....
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UEFA open disciplinary proceedings against Russia and now England too!

You see all these Putin's children ehn? One single chill like this, they don't have. And you know there's  none more chavvy or ready for a fight than the English football fans. UEFA has opened disciplinary...