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Nigeria defeats China in 2014 FIFA under 17 World cup

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The world football governing body FIFA has imposed a lifetime ban on two British players over offences relating to match manipulation.

Nigerian cricket team to remain in division five in 2016

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Nigerian cricket team will remain in the ICC world cricket league division five in 2016.The Nigerian side were unable to gain promotion to division four when they finished fourth in the round robin phase of the WCL division five tournaments in Malaysia.

Funding not a problem towards Super Eagles participation in Brazil

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New Sports minister, Tamuno Danagogo says funding will not be a problem for the Nigeria football federation towards super eagles participation in the 2014 world cup in Brazil.

Nembe city rejects decision to stop participation in NPFL

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Meanwhile the management of Nembe city Football Club has rejected the decision of the league management company, IMC to stop the club from participating in the 2013/2014 Nigeria Professional Football League season.  

Giwa FC to return to the NPFL

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A federal high court in Jos, Plateau state has issued an interim injunction restraining the league management company, lMC, and the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF from preventing or further excluding Giwa FC of Jos from participating in the 2013/2014 NPFL season.

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: BAYERN, ATLETICO QUALIFY, AS BARCELONA AND PSG ARE LIKELY TO JOIN THEM

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In the end, it was all too familiar. Arsenal went out, Bayern went through -- same story, different season.

NASSARAWA UNITED OPTIMISTIC DESPITE SLOW START OF THE SEASON

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Nassarawa united started their 2013/2014 Nigeria professional football league season on a losing note as they fell by a lone goal to newly promoted Taraba united in Jalingo over the weekend.

FLAMINGOES TO DEPART PORTUGAL FOR COSTA RICA

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Nigeria’s under 17 women’s team, the Flamingoes have concluded their training ahead of the 2014 women’s under-17 World cup billed for Costa Rica.

NEWCASTLE MANAGER ALAN PARDEW BANNED

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Newcastle United manager, Alan Pardew has been banned from the touchline for seven matches following his head-butt on hull city’s David Meylar.

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SECOND LEG HOLDS TONIGHT

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The return leg of the UEFA Champions League round of sixteen will this Tuesday see Arsenal attempting to overcome what bookmakers tagged “mission impossible” as they take a two goal deficit to face Bayern Munich in Germany.

NADAL CRASHES OUT OF INDIAN WELLS

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World number one tennis player, Rafael Nadal suffered a shock third round defeat at the Indian Wells tennis masters to Alexander Dolgopolov of Ukraine on Monday.

EDO STATE GOVERNOR STARTS TRAINING AHEAD OF OKPEKPE RACE

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Organizers of the 10 kilometers road race say five countries have confirmed their participation in this year’s edition of the race slated for the 3rd of May.

NIGERIA’S HOPES FOR PROMOTION IN WORLD CRICKET LEAGUE, DIVISION FOUR SUFFERS MAJOR SETBACK

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Nigeria’s chances of gaining promotion in the ICC world cricket league, division four suffered major setback on Monday following the team’s loss to Tanzania in the division five tournament in Malaysia.

AMAZONS BEAT ADAMAWA

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Nigeria women champion of champion’s tournament, winner Nassarawa amazons, redeemed their pride Sunday in Lafia by beating Adamawa queens two-nil in week two of the football premier league.

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON SPORTS IMPRESSED WITH NFF AND NSC

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Four agencies of government under the Sports Ministry yesterday appeared before the House Committee on Sports to defend their budget. They include, National Sports Commission, Nigeria Football Federation, the National Institute for Sports and the Nigeria Lottery Commission

PUYOL TO QUIT BARCA

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Barcelona captain, Carles Puyol has confirmed that he will leave the club at the end of the season and suggests that he may even retire completely.

PRESIDENT JONATHAN SACKS MINISTER OF SPORTS, BOLAJI ABDULLAHI

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President Goodluck Jonathan has relieved the Minister of Sports, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi of his job.  

LEBRON JAMES SCORES CAREER HIGH

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Miami heat’s Lebron James scored a career-high sixty-one points in his team’s one hundred and twenty four- one hundred and seven points victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday night.

NIGERIA VS MEXICO

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The Super Eagles held their first training session on Tuesday ahead of Thursday’s international friendly against the El-tri of Mexico in Atlanta.

REEVA STEENKAMP’S MOTHER FORGIVES OSCAR PISTORIUS

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Reeva Steenkamp's mother revealed yesterday that she has forgiven Oscar Pistorius after he shot her daughter.