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Brendan Rodgers Wins Manager Of The Year

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The League Managers Association, LMA in England, has named Liverpool’s boss Brendan Rodgers as manager of the year.    

Grassroots Football Competition In Kogi State Helps Foster Peace And Unity

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A paramount ruler in Kogi state, north central Nigeria, his royal highness Abdul Razaq Sani Isakoto, the Emir of Koton Karfe, has called on the youths of Koto in particular and those of the country in general to embrace peace and unity.

Stakeholders In Weightlifting Converge In Akure

4 years ago /

The Nigeria Weight Lifting Federation has vowed to make grass root development its priority to identify and groom more lifters for Nigeria at international competitions.  

FG To Support 'Protect The Goal' HIV/AIDS Campaign

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The Nigerian government says it will support the global campaign against HIV/AIDS using football as a veritable means for the purpose.  

Nadal Wins Madrid Masters

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World number one tennis player, Rafael Nadal won his first title of the European clay court season as a back injury forced Japan’s Kei Nishikori to retire during the final in Madrid on Sunday.

De Ultimate Commander Thanks DAAR Communications For Supporting His Wrestling Ambition

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The UPWF world heavyweight wrestling champion, Osita Offor, has attributed the success he has achieved in world professional wrestling to the overwhelming support he has been getting from DAAR Communications plc.  

Flying Eagles Defeated The Ngongoro Heroes

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The Flying Eagles of Nigeria Sunday defeated the Ngongoro Heroes of Tanzania 2 nil in Dar Es Salaam in the first leg of the African Youth Championship Qualifier.

Hamiton Wins The Spanish Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish grand prix for Mercedes on Sunday to chalk up his fourth victory in a row in Formula One championship.

Kwara State Female Basketball Team To Get Improved Welfare

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Kwara Falcons Basketball Club of Ilorin may soon put the challenges of welfare and transportation behind them if the Governor of the state Abdul fattah Ahmed fulfills his promises.  

First Deepwater And First Bank Maintain Unbeaten Streak In Women Basketball League

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Sunshine Queens of Akure have joined the league of match winners at the 10th Nigeria Zenith Women Basketball in Ilorin.    

Nigeria Move Up To 44th Place In The FIFA Global Ranking

4 years ago /

Nigeria moved up a place in the latest Fifa global rankings released today to 44th place but their position still remains unchanged in Africa. 

Minister Of Sports To Spearhead Support For Super Eagles At Brazil 2014

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The 2014 world cup in Brazil is a national project and must be treated as such by all Nigerians.            

CAS Cut Blake's Six Years Ban To Four And A Half Years

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The Court of Arbitration for Sports, CAS, has reduced the six-year ban imposed on Jamaica 400 metres runner, Dominique Blake for a second doping offence.  

Bayelsa United Beat Rangers In 7-Goal Thriller

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Week eleven results of matches played on Wednesday in the Nigeria Professional Football League showed that the encounter between Bayelsa United and Rangers International produced the highest number of goals.            

NFF reacts to match fixing allegations in 2010

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The wish of Nigerians for the super eagles to be the first African team to reach the semi finals of Fifa world cup in brazil in June, will not be dampened by purported match-fixing allegations in the 2010 world cup qualifiers

Super Falcons beat Lionesses of Cameroun in friendly

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Nigeria's Super Falcons defeated the Lionesses of Cameroun one nil in an international friendly at the Fifa goal project pitch in Abuja on Tuesday.

NBA moves to expel Clippers owner from basketball for racist remarks

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Now that the NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from pro basketball for life over racist comments the league says he acknowledged making, it's up to fellow team owners to back an unprecedented move to force a sale of his franchise.  

Saint Thomas Secondary School, Benin clinches NNPC/Shell cup

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Saint Thomas Basic Secondary School, Benin, Edo state have emerged champions of the 2014 NNPC/Shell cup for Nigerian secondary schools.

France to play the Davis cup semi-final at Roland Garros

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France will play the Davis cup semi-final against defending champion, Czech Republic at Roland Garros, home of the French open.  

Super Eagles to face Bafana Bafana in the qualifiers for 2015 AFCON

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Reigning African champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in Group A of the qualifiers for the 2015 Africa cup of nations, Afcon in Morocco.