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Jose Mourinho on his appointment as Manchester United Manager.

Mourinho: The ‘Special One’ fast fading into a ‘Special Past’

The latest affront to Manchester United fans was the way and manner Liverpool took their team to the cleaners on Sunday.

Flying Eagles

Senegal defeat Nigeria to win WAFU U-20 football tournament

The African championship will produce the continent’s four representatives at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland later in 2019.

Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung

Edo to host 2020 National Sports Festival

Delta State and Cross Rivers State had also shown interest in hosting the 2020 sports festival.

Team Delta

Delta wins National Sports Festival in style

Delta State first won the festival when Abuja hosted the biennial games in 2004.

Shaqiri celebrates after scoring (Photo Credit: Reuters)

EPL: Liverpool defeat Manchester United to go top

Arsenal lost 2-3 away to Southampton.

Bayelsa athletes protest at closing ceremony of sports festival

The athletes from the South-south state carried placards.

Wrestling

National Sports Festival: Buhari, Osinbajo expected at closing ceremony

The closing ceremony will be a blend of entertainment, sports and cultural display.

Luka Modric wins the FIFA Best Player of the Year

Modric criticises Ballon d’Or gala snub by Messi, Ronaldo

He said their decision was unfair to fellow players and voters.

National Sports Festival: Tobi Amusan breaks another record

The athletics event at the festival has provided some breathtaking performances.

Wrestling

National Sports Festival: Team Ondo dominates women’s wrestling

Team Ondo won 4 of the 10 gold medals available in Women’s Wrestling.

Tennis-Delta

National Sports Festival: Team Delta sweeps tennis medals

Delta athletes have shown dominant displays in most of the events.

Small Doctor, Skales others to perform at closing ceremony

National Sports Festival: Small Doctor, Skales others to perform at closing ceremony

Others lined up for Sunday’s closing ceremony include Seyi Shay and CDQ.

FCT-Gold (1)

National Sports Festival: FCT wins football gold

The FCT football team, on Friday, beat Bayelsa by a lone goal to win yet another gold medal.

WBF Africa middle weight champion King Davidson who is one of the pugilists

Lagos set for ‘King Of The Ring’ boxing show

Boxers from the United Kingdom, Ghana, Australia and Mexico are top on the list of those expected in Nigeria for some world title bouts.

Orukpe 400m Men Winner

National Sports Festival: U-15 Champion beats experienced athletes to win 400m finals

Nse came from the 4th position to heroically win at the finish line.

Alex Iwobi

CAF Awards: Alex Iwobi tops list for African best player

Ahmed Musa and Coach Rohr have been screened out.

Rose Akusho 5000m

National Sports Festival: Delta leads other states with wide margin

Six states are yet to win any medal as at close of competition on Wednesday evening.

Juventus celebrates after scoring against Manchester United (Photo Credit: Sqwuaka on Twitter)

UEFA Champions League: Juventus, Real Madrid suffer shock defeats

Manchester United also lost but qualified for the next stage.

WAFU Cup: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles defeat Ghana to secure semi-final ticket

Niger Republic’s Junior Mena qualified in second place in the group.

Rose Akusho 5000m

National Sports Festival: ‘New’ athletes win 100m men, women

Peace Uko who is the defending champion could only settle for the silver medal in the women’s 100m.

Mohamed Salah in game with Napoli

Champions League: Liverpool, PSG qualify for Round of 16

Tottenham also qualified for the second round.

Reigning African champion, Ese Brume

National Sports Festival: Ese Brume sets new record in Long Jump

Brume, who is competing for Team Delta, leapt 6.62m to claim gold.

NSF: Dambe boxing

National Sports Festival: Kano sweeps medals in Dambe boxing

At the close of activities on Tuesday, Kano already have seven gold, nine silver, and 10 bronze medals in the kitty.

UCL: Liverpool vs Napoli [Photo: SINDOnews]

Liverpool Vs Napoli (Live Updates): Reds Battle For Survival At Anfield

Liverpool may crash out out of the UEFA Champions League tonight.

Deborah

At 2018 National Sports Festival, age is no barrier as six and 56-year-old athletes compete

Deborah, the youngest at the festival, was barely six months old when the last edition of the National Sports Festival was held in Lagos in 2012.