African sports

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Nigeria football federation’s NFF Headquarters On Fire

The headquarters of the Nigeria Football federation [NFF] in the Wuse Zone 7 District of Abuja has been gutted by fire. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time but the Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, confirmed the incident. Mr. Olajire, who said he was just arriving the scene, said the fire began on

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Super Eagles Releases 23-man Squad For AFCON Qualifier

Defending Champion Nigeria have named a 23-man squad that includes FIFA World Cup stars Vincent Enyeama and Emmanuel Emenike for their 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo and South Africa next month. GOALKEEPERS: Vincent Enyeama (Lille), Austin Ejide (Hapoel Be’er Sheva), Chigozie Agbim (Gombe United) DEFENDERS: Elderson Echiejile (Monaco), Juwon Oshaniwa (Ashdod

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Nigeria football federation’s NFF Headquarters On Fire

The headquarters of the Nigeria Football federation [NFF] in the Wuse Zone 7 District of Abuja has been gutted by fire. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time but the Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, confirmed the incident. Mr. Olajire, who said he was just arriving the scene, said the fire began on

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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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Nigeria football federation’s NFF Headquarters On Fire

The headquarters of the Nigeria Football federation [NFF] in the Wuse Zone 7 District of Abuja has been gutted by fire. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time but the Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, confirmed the incident. Mr. Olajire, who said he was just arriving the scene, said the fire began on

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Joseph Douhadji Is Excited Over Sunshine Stars Draw

Dolphins’ Togolese born defender, Joseph Douhadji says he is excited over the draw in Akure on Sunday. The draw against Sunshine Stars put Dolphins in 2nd place on the log and Douhadji says he is confident the team will do even better “I was very happy with the game as it took us to second

US Sports

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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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Real Salt Lake beat Seattle Sounders 2-1 to go top of MLS standings

Real Salt Lake defeated Seattle Sounders 2-1 to climb to the top of the MLS Standings. It took until the 53rd minute of the clash between the division’s top two sides at the Rio Tinto Stadium before we got the opener. Joao Plata was the man who found the target with his headed effort to

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Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James set for Miami return on Christmas Day

The NBA are expected to announce that Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James will return to face his former team, the Miami Heat, on Christmas Day. According to ESPN, the 2014-15 schedule is set to be released on Wednesday evening, and it is reported that James will be back on South Beach on the marquee date

Cricket

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Ottis Gibson has left his job as West Indies coach

The former England bowling coach, who led West Indies to the World Twenty20 title in 2012, will be replaced on an interim basis by team manager Richie Richardson. The news follows recent changes to the selection panel which saw Clive Lloyd brought in to oversee a team including Courtney Walsh and Eldine Baptiste. A statement

formula1

Golf

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Tiger Woods says it would not have been fair to his team-mates had he been picked

The 14-time major champion ended speculation about his selection for next month’s event at Gleneagles – which is being shown live on Sky Sports – by withdrawing himself from consideration to fully recover from a troublesome back injury. Woods has struggled to regain both form and fitness since returning to action following almost four months

Tennis

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Serena Williams has been confirmed as the top seed for the US Open

The world No 1, who is looking to win her third consecutive US Open title, was named the top seed in the women’s draw. Williams has been named top seed on two prior occasions – 2002 and 2013 – and won the tournament both times while also winning in 1999, 2008 and 2012. The Americian

Cycling

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Froome to lead team sky at Vuelta

The 29-year-old has been named in the British squad’s nine-man line-up for the season’s third and final Grand Tour, which starts in Jerez de la Frontera on Saturday and ends in Santiago de Compostela on September 14. It will be the third time in four years Froome has ridden the Vuelta, having finished second in

Boxing

Rugby

athletics

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Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt hints at retirement

Usain Bolt has hinted that he may retire after the conclusion of the Rio Olympic Games in 2016. The Jamaican sprinter, who claimed gold in the Men’s relay on Saturday evening, stated that he may call time on his decorated career after the Brazilian Games. The Telegraph quotes him as saying: “I spoke to Michael

racing

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Sir Maximilian is likely to attempt to secure another win at the Curragh

Trainer Tim Pitt has Longchamp’s five-furlong dash on October 5 in mind for the five-year-old after he came with a devastating late run to claim the Listed Abergwaun Stakes at Ireland’s premier venue. The Derrinstown Stud Flying Five Stakes at the Curragh during Irish Champion Stakes on September 14 is Pitt’s favoured option, though there