African sports

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FIFA Suspension: Ejidike Appreciates All Parties… Calls For Proper Study of FIFA Statutes

Following the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF escaping suspension from world football governing body, FIFA and has allowed the country to participate at the all international football events, the Pillar of Sports in Nigeria, Chief Donatus Agu-Ejidike has enjoins the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), National Sports Commission (NSC) and other stakeholders to work together in moving

AYC: Golden Eaglet Beat Congo DR in Kinshasha

The Golden Eaglets recorded a 1-0 away win over DR Congo in the first-leg of their CAF African Under-17 Championship qualifying tie played on Saturday evening at the Stade Tata Raphael in Kinshasa. Victor Osimhen scored the only goal of the encounter in a game the Nigerian boys could have won by a much wider

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FIFA Suspension: Ejidike Appreciates All Parties… Calls For Proper Study of FIFA Statutes

Following the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF escaping suspension from world football governing body, FIFA and has allowed the country to participate at the all international football events, the Pillar of Sports in Nigeria, Chief Donatus Agu-Ejidike has enjoins the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), National Sports Commission (NSC) and other stakeholders to work together in moving

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DOLPHINS FC Media Officer Described SHARKS FC As Their Noisy Neighbour

Dolphins’ media officer, China Acheru has described Sharks as their noisy neighbours. Dolphins will be away to Sharks in the League on Saturday and Acheru says Sharks have been all noise and no achievements since their formation as a football club. “From 1972 to 2014 makes it 42 years and the only thing they have

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FIFA Suspension: Ejidike Appreciates All Parties… Calls For Proper Study of FIFA Statutes

Following the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF escaping suspension from world football governing body, FIFA and has allowed the country to participate at the all international football events, the Pillar of Sports in Nigeria, Chief Donatus Agu-Ejidike has enjoins the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), National Sports Commission (NSC) and other stakeholders to work together in moving

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Nigeria National League NNL Week 21 RESULTS

Nigeria National League NNL Week 21 RESULTS DIVISION A Kogi United 5:0 DSS FC Kwara United 3:1 Nigeria Prisons Plateau United 2:0 Wikki Tourists Ranchers Bees 1:0 FRSC FC Sokoto United 1:0 Mighty Jets Spotlight FC 1:0 Niger Tornadoes Supreme Court 3:1 Adamawa United TEAP FC 2:1 Jigawa G’ Stars DIVISION B ABS FC 2:0

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ENUGU RANGERS Captured Hamza Onwuemenyi From AKWA UNITED

Enugu Rangers has completed the signing of defender Hamza Onwuemenyi from Akwa United for an undisclosed fee believe to be around N5.8M according to Rangers media officer Mr. Foster Chime. The defender who moved to Akwa United from Gabros International in 2011 was a key player for the Uyo based team as his prowess distinct

US Sports

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New York Red Bulls star Thierry Henry dismisses retirement rumours

New York Red Bulls club’s global director, Gerard Houllier, said that he expects the 36-year-old to retire, after New York’s 1-0 friendly win over Arsenal on Saturday. “Oh he said that?” Henry asked in response to Houllier’s comments, then added, “We’ll talk at the end of the season.” Henry was also asked if there were

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The Cleveland Indians claimed a 5-3 victory over the New York Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka’s bid to become the major league’s first 13-game winner was ruined by Brantley, who hit a leadoff homer in the seventh and also had RBI doubles in the first and fifth. Nick Swisher also hit a go-ahead two-run shot for the Indians during a dismal day for Tanaka (12-4), who allowed season worsts

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New York Red Bulls star Thierry Henry dismisses retirement rumours

New York Red Bulls club’s global director, Gerard Houllier, said that he expects the 36-year-old to retire, after New York’s 1-0 friendly win over Arsenal on Saturday. “Oh he said that?” Henry asked in response to Houllier’s comments, then added, “We’ll talk at the end of the season.” Henry was also asked if there were

Cricket

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David Sales to retire at end of season

36-year-old Northants batsman ‘David Sales’ has confirmed he will retire at the end of the current season because of injury problems. Sales made his debut for Northants in 1996, and has made 577 appearances for the county in all competitions. He has scored over 14,000 runs in 249 first- class games, at an average of

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    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff: ‘We will “learn” from Hungarian GP incident’

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has admitted that he will “learn” from the situation that saw Lewis Hamilton refuse a demand during the Hungarian Grand Prix. Hamilton refused to allow teammate Nico Rosberg past him during the race yesterday as he thought it may affect the Drivers’ Rankings. “We will not have that situation again because

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        Tennis

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        Grigor Dimitrov has withdrawn from this week’s ATP Washington Open

        Dimitrov had been seeded third for the hardcourt event in the capital behind world No 5 Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic and sixth-ranked Canadian Milos Raonic. Frenchman Gael Monfils is another leading player to drop out of the tournament because of an ongoing knee problem. “We will miss having Grigor as a part of

          Cycling

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          Vincenzo Nibali will be crowned winner of the 2014 Tour de France in Paris

          Nibali went into the penultimate day with a 7min 10sec advantage at the top of the general classification and stretched that to 7min 52sec by finishing fourth on the stage. It means that as long he avoids crashing on a largely processional 21st stage into Paris, the 29-year-old Italian will claim his first Tour victory

            Boxing

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            Tyson Fury pulls out of Ustinov fight

            Tyson Fury has withdrawn from Saturday night’s heavyweight fight with Belarusian ‘Alexander Ustinov’ after his uncle and first trainer Hughie fell seriously ill and was taken to hospital. The event in Manchester will go ahead with Hatfield’s Billy Joe Saunders’ clash with Italian Emanuele Blandamura for the vacant European Middleweight title now the main fight.

              Rugby

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              England knocked out of rugby sevens by Samoa at Commonwealth Games

              England have been knocked out of the rugby sevens competition at the Commonwealth Games following a 15-14 defeat to Samoa in the quarter-finals this afternoon. The Sevens World Championship runners up took an early lead through a Marcus Watson try. However, James Rodwell was sent to the sin bin in the third quarter, allowing Samoa

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                Kenya’s Caleb Ndiku wins Gold in 5000m race at Commonwealth Games

                Caleb Ndiku beat compatriot Isiah Koech 5000m race at Hampden Park to win Kenya’s second gold medal of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday evening. The 21-year-old clocked a winning time of 13:12.07 to become his nation’s second champion in Glasgow following Flomena Cheyech Daniel’s triumph in the women’s marathon earlier. It was twins Zane and

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                  Michael Scudamore died aged 81

                  Scudamore, who won the Grand National aboard Oxo in 1959, rode in the race for 16 consecutive years from 1951. He also partnered Linwell to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1957 and during his career claimed nearly every other major National Hunt prize apart from the Champion Hurdle. Forced to retire at 34 with