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Omagbemi, Aubameyang shortlisted for top FIFA awards

According to FIFA, the final winner will be decided by votes.

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2017 Afrobasket: D’Tigress to depart for Mali on Wednesday

The team will start its campaign against Mozambique on Saturday.

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Chelsea treating me like a criminal– Costa

The striker is seeking a move back to Spain in the transfer window.

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12:  Muktar Edris of Ethiopia does the "Mobot" as Mohamed Farah of Great Britain looks on after crossing the finishline in the Men's 5000 Metres final during day nine of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships London 2017 at The London Stadium on August 12, 2017 in London, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Edris ends Farah’s invincibility in final race

“I gave it all but I had nothing left at the end,” a crestfallen and emotional Farah said.


Usain Bolt pulls up injured in final race of his career

Britain won gold in the 4x100m men’s relay.

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi

IAAF World Championships: Team Nigeria continues poor run in London

The only hope for medals for Nigeria is now in the 4x400m and 4x100m Women’s relays.

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IAAF World Championships: Okagbare qualifies for Long Jump final

Okagbare won Silver medal in this same event four years ago.

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Gatlin win ‘not the perfect script’, says IAAF President

Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt’s fairytale farewell on Saturday by beating the Jamaican in his final ever individual race.

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IAAF World Championships: Okagbare fails to qualify for 100m final

Okagbare finished 4th in her semi-final race with a time of 11.09secs.


London IAAF World Championships: Three Nigerians qualify for Women’s 400m

The semi-finals come up on Monday.

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UPDATED: Justin Gatlin dethrones Usain Bolt as World Champion

Gatlin is emerging as the world champion again after he last made that feat in 2005.


IAAF World Championships: Edosie, Egwin get clearance to compete for Nigeria

The duo were born in the U.S.

Chukwuebuka Enekwechi

IAAF World Championships: Nigeria miss out on Men’s Shot Put Final

No Nigerian man has made the final of the event at the IAAF World Championships.

Usain Bolt

IAAF World Championships Day 2: All Eyes on Usain Bolt

Some Nigerians will also be in action on Saturday.

Wladimir Klitschko

Ex-world boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko retires

The Ukrainian Klitschko held various titles in a glorious 21-year career.

Usain Bolt

Bolt ready to race, and really ready to retire

“I’m ready,’’ he said. “If I show up at championships you know I’m fully confident and ready to go.”

Blessing Okagbare
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IAAF World Championships: Okagbare arrives London, visa glitch delays others

The British Embassy is yet to issue visas to other athletes.


Mother, son win Lagos badminton tournament

The Men’s singles final was an all-India event.

NCC Tennis Cup

NCC Tennis Cup begins Thursday

The NCC Tennis League is the first of its kind in Africa.

L-R: Head Judge and Former European Freestyle Football Champion, Daniel Mikolajek; Football Legend and Director, Feet ‘n’Tricks Limited, Kanu Nwankwo; 2nd Place Winner, Mayowa Bababunmi; 1st prize winner, McCarthy Obanor; Chairman, Feet ‘n’ Tricks, Valentine Ozigbo; and President Of World Freestyle Football Federation, Daniel Wood; at the grand finale of Nigerian Freestyle Football Competition, organised by Feet ‘n’Tricks Limited in Lagos on Sunday

Winners emerge in Nigeria National Freestyle Championships

The male and female winners each went home with N1 million.


CAF mulls drastic changes for Africa Cup of Nations

An innovation being considered is expanding the biennial finals to accommodate 24 teams.


Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix: Okagbare, Egwero lead Team Nigeria to victory

Kelechi Nwanaga also broke a 15-year national record in women’s javelin throw.