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Zverev stuns Federer to reach ATP Finals title match

Zverev is the first German to reach the final of the season-ender since Boris Becker lost to Pete Sampras in 1996.

Cleveland Cavaliers talisman and an NBA finalist for eight consecutive years, LeBron James. [Photo credit: Official Facebook page of Lebron James]

Lebron James goes fifth on NBA scoring list

James is largely expected to lead the 16-time champions to at least, the NBA Playoff finals.

Roger Federer (Photo Credit: Tennis World USA)

Roger Federer puts troubled start behind him

The six-time champion outclasses Dominic Thiem on Tuesday to stay on course for the knockout stage.

Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola [Photo: Dream Team]

Blue City v Red United: What colour will Manchester be on Sunday?

The two teams play different kind of football.

Lagos Kids Mini-marathon

Over 2000 students participate in Lagos kids mini marathon

The Marathon, which was founded to encourage all-around wellness for Nigerian kids, featured kids between ages 5-15 years.

Christiano Ronaldo

League: Ronaldo left out again by Portugal

The coach also omitted Ronaldo from the squad in September and October.

Abuja National Stadium

Sports Festival: Abuja National Stadium to be shut down next week

The closure is intended to put the stadium in a proper shape for the December National Sports Festival.

Wheelchair tennis players

Wheelchair Tennis: Nigeria wins gold in doubles finals

Alex Adewale and Wasiu Yusuf won the doubles final with a comprehensive 6-1, 6-0 scoreline over Peter Naveh and Collins Omonde of Kenya.

Novak Djokovic

Tennis: Djokovic marks return to world number one with Paris win

Djokovic extended his winning streak to 20 straight matches.

Family lay wreath after Leicester owner dies in helicopter crash

Family lay wreath after Leicester owner dies in helicopter crash

The Thai tycoon and four others were killed when his helicopter crashed, Saturday.

Leicester City owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. [PHOTO CREDIT: Sky Sports]

Ahmed Musa, Iheanacho & Ndidi mourn death of Leicester City owner

Srivaddhanaprabha bought Leicester in August 2010 for £39million and was named chairman in February 2011.

Table Tennis: Hungary, Nigeria set for cooperation

The competition had in attendance 78 players from 23 states of the federation, comprising 40 professionals and 38 veterans.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Students grumble as OAU reduces participation in West African University Games

WAUG is a two-week event scheduled to commence 0ctober 31. The 2018 edition will hold in University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT).

World number one, Halep, withdraws from WTA Finals

Despite withdrawing from Singapore, Halep is guaranteed to end 2018 as world number one for the second year in a row.

Unified middleweight world champion, Canelo Alvarez

Boxer Alvarez signs N131bn deal, richest contract in sports history

Alvarez’s first fight under the contract will coincide with his move to super middleweight.

Excitement in FUTA as student wins silver medal for Africa at World Youth Games in Argentina

Akintola represented Nigeria at the West African Zone 2 Youth Championship in Ghana in April, winning gold and qualifying to represent West African at the African Youth Championship in Algiers.

Patrick Baumann, the 51-year-old secretary general of basketball’s world governing body

Basketball chief Patrick Baumann dies in Buenos Aires — FIBA

Baumann was a former player, coach and referee.

Tennis

Lagos Open Tennis: British teenager upsets top seed to clinch title

Britain’s Jack Draper became the youngest winner of an ITF Futures tournament in Nigeria.

Conny Perrin

Semifinalists emerge at Lagos Open Tennis Championship

In the Women’s Singles, Swiss prime seed, Conny Perrin, defeated seventh-seeded Tereza Mihalikova of Slovakia

People playing Tennis used to illustrate the story.

Lagos Open Tennis: Quadre fails 2nd round test

The Nigerian lost to Ukrainian Valeriya Strakhova on Wednesday.

Okocha and Tournament Director Oladunjoye

Okocha attends Lagos Open Tennis Championship as main draws begin

The first leg (Futures 4) of the Lagos Open started at the weekend.

The Nigeria national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress

Women’s Basketball World Cup: Nigeria loses narrowly to Canada, finishes eighth

The Nigerian ladies will now shift focus to successfully defending their AfroBasket title in 2019.

D'Tigress - Greece

Women’s Basketball World Cup: Nigeria defeat Greece, qualify for quarter-final

The Nigerian team face the United States of America in the quarter-final.

Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin

Boxing: Anthony Joshua knocks out Povetkin

Anthony ‎Joshua won the bout in the seventh round.

FIBA Women’s World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigress lose to Australia

D’Tigress are billed to square up against Turkey on Sunday night in their second group game.