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IAAF Road Race Bronze Label

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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Pacquiao to come out of retirement later this year

Manny Pacquiao retired from boxing after beating Timothy Bradley by unanimous decision in April but has since developed an itch to fight again later this year in Las Vegas. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum revealed on...
Serena Williams Australianot open 2017

And its a record 23rd Grand Slam Title for Serena Williams!

We once dubbed her "Slayrena Slamrena Serena"!, and she just sealed legend status as she beat her blood to notch an epoch making 23 grand slam titles . Serena Williams has won her 23rd Grand...

Messi Overtakes Brazil Legend Ronaldo With 2 Strikes

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has overtaken a Brazil legend Ronaldo Nazario among the top goalscorers in South American history. He now needs only 14 more goals to become the all-time record scorer, according to Soccer...
Jose Mourinho - Manchester United

Manchester United named world’s fifth-most valuable sports team

Manchester United have retained their place in Forbes‘ list of the top-five most valuable sports teams in the world. The Red Devils, who were ranked first in 2011 and 2012, boast a value of £2.5bn...
Anthony Joshua

As Anthony Joshua becomes unstoppable, we ponder how many stars Nigeria has lost

It is a little known secret by now that Nigeria's loss is Britain's gain when it comes to Anthony Joshua. The story goes that he was turned down by Nigeria when he wanted to...
Oluwaseun Olamide - Nigeria's Marathon Queen -2

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Nigeria’s Marathon Queen Sets Sights On Top Five

Everybody knows that the Kenyans think that marathon running is their birthright. You'll just be running for the bus and you'll see a Kenyan running beside you in the off-chance that it is a marathon....

“This may be my last World Cup” —Pogba

From your lips to God’s ears, Pogba. According to him, the FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia may be his last play in any future tournaments. The Manchester United midfielder is desperate to win the trophy this...

BREAKING: NFF releases Super Eagles World Cup squad

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday released provisional 30-man World Cup squad for the Super Eagles. The list contained all members of the squad that qualified the nation for Russia with Kano Pillars forward,...
Serena Williams out of rio

UPSET ALERT: Serena Williams stunned and dumped out of Rio 2016

Oh, our boo is gone. Her racket will no longer dance to the tune of Samba. And to think that her and sister, Venus Williams, got knocked out from the Doubles game on day...