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Usain Bolt training with Norwegian Club, Stromsgodset (Photo: FourFourTwo)

Usain Bolt trains at Norwegian football club

The 31-year-old Jamaican retired from athletics after winning eight Olympic gold medals.

Maria Sharapova (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Sharapova marks French Open comeback with see-saw victory

The former Grand Slam winner was returning following a two-year hiatus.

R-L: President of Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad, President of International Sports Press Association, Gianni Merlo, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Sports Commissioner, Boma Iyaye and President of Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinick during the Foundation Laying Ceremony for Real Madrid Football Academy in Port Harcourt on Monday.

CAF president lays foundation for Real Madrid Football Academy in Port Harocurt

Governor Wike says the project will be completed in seven months.

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Sigurdsson returns to Iceland training hoping to #SmiteTheWorld in Russia

Iceland face a tough task against World Cup favourites, Argentina, on June 16.

Croatia coach laments ‘toughest” Eagles

The Super Eagles squad has an average age of 24 years.

Venus Williams V Jelena Ostapenko

Ostapenko, Venus fall on Day 1 at French Open

Venus said she wasn’t surprised at her second first round elimination in a Grand Slam in 2018.

Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron guides Cavs into another NBA finals

James and the Cavs now await the winner between Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets in a Game 7 matchup tonight in Houston.

I’m happy to be in Nigeria — Ex Argentine star, Crespo

Crespo says Austin Okocha is Nigeria’s best player yet.

Super Eagles arrive Port Harcourt

Super Eagles arrive Port Harcourt

The team camped in Uyo since Monday arrived the Garden City on Saturday night and are lodged in the Le Meridien Hotel.

Super Eagles duo donate to orphanage

Super Eagles duo donate to orphanage

Troost Ekong and Balogun made the donations.

File photo of Serena after she won her 23rd Grand Slam title [Photo credit: mirror.co.uk]

Serena Williams unseeded for 2018 French Open

“Serena will play the French Open to win it,” he coach says.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Nadal back at number one ahead 11th French Open crown bid

“Everything will be different in Paris,” Nadal said.

Riddick Bowe escorting out 'Chopchop' Corley to the ring

New champions emerge in maiden BoxFest festival

Both debut and professional boxers participated.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Rain helps Nadal beat Zverev in Italian Open

Nadal prevailed 6-1 1-6 6-3 in two hours and nine minutes.

Nadal passes stiff Djokovic test

Nadal now awaits the winner between Marin Cilic and Alexander Zverev.

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic sets up semifinal clash with Nadal

“Great crowds today playing the local hero. Many thanks, Rome for an amazing sportsmanship and respect for both.”

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Nigeria has 0.3% chance of winning World Cup — UBS

The top investment bank says teams need agility, balance and calm, and admits there will be surprises.

Bayelsa honours Samson Siasia

Bayelsa honours Samson Siasia

The state holds a “restoration cup” tournament.

Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Mr. Kweku Tandoh (middle), flanked by Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan (right) and Director General, LSSC, Mr. Babatunde Bank-Anthony (left) during a media conference by the Sports Commission, as part of the ongoing Y2018 ministerial press briefing to commemorate the third Year in Office of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Lagos engages Buhari on release of National Stadium, Surulere, to Lagos govt.’

Onikan Stadium is being transformed to an all-covered ultra-modern international stadium with FIFA certified artificial turf.

Russian President, Vladimir Putin

Putin invites Eurasian leaders to attend 2018 FIFA world cup

Russia will host it’s first-ever FIFA World Cup from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities across the country

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How Nigeria controls doping among athletes – Official

The seminar drew sports medicine practitioners and physiotherapists from all the states of the federation.

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Thiem defeats Nadal in Madrid

The Austrian beat Nadal 7-5 6-3 on Friday.

Kyle Edmund celebrates defeating Daniil Medvedev at the Madrid Open (Photo Credit: Skysports)

Britain’s Edmund stuns Djokovic in Madrid Open second round

Djokovic, a two-time champion in the Spanish capital, has not won a deciding set this year.

Rashidi Yekini’s brother is dead

Akeem Yekini died on Saturday, May 5 in Kwara.

Yussuf Alli With the CAA Officials

Asaba 2018: CAA Officials Happy With Preparation For Athletics Championship

The officials express satisfaction with facilities on the ground.