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GOtv Boxing Night: Boxers talk tough 

The event, will also see fights between Nigeria’s Helen “Iron Lady” Johnson and Gifty “Tiger” Amanua Ankrah of Ghana

“Nigerian Sports administrators can make money if they play their cards well”

Jinadu is a veteran sports journalist.

Table Tennis: Oshonaike qualifies for semi-final of Africa Senior Cup

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Kazeem Makanjuola also made it to quarterfinal.

Ex-World champion, Maurice Green, leads athletes to Warri for relays, CAA Grand Prix

The events have been divided into premium, classic and promotional events.

FIFA files complaint against comedian for trespassing

Mr. Brodkin was taken to a police station after the incident and was questioned before being released.

Yekini’s daughter to meet Portugal club over father’s foundation

Victoria Setubal is arguably the biggest foreign club the late Yekini played for.

Africa U16 Basketball: Nigeria defeats Mozambique, secures World Championship ticket

Chinelo Lucy Ibeh and Isioma Vannessa Oduah led the floor with 16 points apiece.

45 athletes to represent Nigeria in Special Olympics Summer Games

The games are scheduled to hold from July 25 to August 2 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Basketball: Nigeria appoints Tari Preh as U-16 Men’s team coach

He will be assisted by 2013 Afrobasket assistant coach, Ogoh Odaudu.

Athletics: Ogunkoya, Alli urge corporate Nigeria to sponsor sports

The athletes say encouraging youth in sports will help in combating crime.

Roger Federer

Wimbledon 2015: Djokovic denies Federer 8th Wimbledon title

Djokovic also denied Federer in last year’s final as he won his second Wimbledon title

IAAF World Youth Championships: Brazil denies Nigerian athletes transit visa

The denial threatens Nigeria’s participation in the tournament holding in Colombia.

Roger Federer

Wimbledon 2015 | Federer crushes Murray and faces Djokovic in final match

In the first semifinal, Novak Djokovic crushed Richard Gasquet in three sets.

All Africa Games: Athletics Federation invites 50 to camp

A consortium of coaches have also been invited to manage the camp.

World boxing champion, Mayweather, stripped of WBO title

Mayweather failed to pay the WBO a $200,000 fee to administer the fight by the 3 July deadline.

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FIFA suspends World Cup bid evaluation official

FIFA did not release any details of the decision, quoting a confidentiality clause in its code of ethics.

Nigeria appoints William Voigt as acting Coach for national basketball team

Voigt was offered a short term contract to qualify Nigeria for the 2016 Rio Olympic games.

2015 Copa America | Can Brazil win without Neymar’s influence?

With a four-match ban confirmed, Brazil manager, Carlos
Dunga, must find a way for his team to win their next match against Venezuela.

Nigeria Judo Federation set to stage trials for All Africa Games

The trials would hold on July 2 through to July 5.

Table Tennis: Nigeria finishes second in Egypt tournament

Egypt, host country, finished first.

StarTimes signs transmission deal with German Bundesliga

StarTimes has a partnership with the Nigerian Television Authority.

Rafael Nadal

Tennis: Not over for Nadal despite French Open ouster

The tennis champ, despite his loss, may just make a comeback.

Nigerian golf star, Odoh relishes victory in Cameroon

Odoh shot 289, one over par at the Yaounde Golf Club to claim the 15, 000 Euros at the event.

Sunshine Stars secure 1-1 draw in Lafia

Kennedy Boboye, the head coach of Sunshine Stars, criticises centre referee for cancelling a goal.

Chukwumerije was pillar of taekwondo in Nigeria – Sports Minister

The late Mr. Chukwumerijie had a black belt in the sport.