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Naomi Osaka

All over for Sevastova as Osaka reaches Australian Open quarters

Osaka will play sixth seed Elina Svitolina for a place in the semi-finals.

Serena Williams at Wimbledon. [Photo credit: Forefront Nigeria]

Australian Open: Serena Williams defeats World Number One Simona Halep

Serena hopes to win the Australian Open to increase her Grand Slam titles to 24

Roger Federer

Roger Federer knocked out of Australian Open

Federer was knocked out by Greek wonderkind, Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Nadal blows away Berdych to reach Australian Open quarter-finals

The Spaniard also fired 32 winners past the hapless Czech.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal to unveil more potent serve in Australia

The 32-year-old is gunning for an 18th Grand Slam title.

World Boxing Union Awards Nigerian, Promoter Of The Year

Monarch Promotions promoted Boxfest in April 2018 and King of the Ring in December 2018


D’ Banj, Teni to perform at Lagos Marathon

Over five thousand marathoners from about 45 countries have registered for the 2019 race.

NFF Chairman, Amaju Pinnick

Presidency reacts to fraud allegations against Pinnick

The NFF also denies allegations of fraud levelled against Mr Pinnick.

Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic of Switzerland win the Hopman Cup (Photo Credit: Sky Sports)

Hopman Cup: Federer guides Switzerland to 2-1 triumph over Germany

Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber.

Roger Federer (Photo Credit: Tennis World USA)

Federer wins historic clash with Serena

Federer and Williams are holders of a combined 43 singles Grand Slam crowns.

Anthony Joshua receiving the OBE from Prince Charles

Boxing Champion Anthony Joshua receives OBE award

The Nigerian-born wrestler holds four title-belts.

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.

Bayelsa athletes protest at closing ceremony of sports festival

The athletes from the South-south state carried placards.


National Sports Festival: Buhari, Osinbajo expected at closing ceremony

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

National Sports Festival: Tobi Amusan breaks another record

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


National Sports Festival: Team Ondo dominates women’s wrestling

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Blessing Okagbare

National Sports Festival: Okagbare, others set for action in athletics

The first event in athletics will be the Women’s 5000m event.


National Sports Festival: Aregbesola knocks Oshonaike out of Tennis event

The six-time Olympian was dumped out of the Women’s Singles event on Monday by Team Lagos’ Nimota Aregbesola who battled to a 4-3 win.