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End Speculations On Tiote’s Death, Agent Urges Media
Emanuele Palladino, agent of the late Cheick Tiote, has called for the media to stop e making unsubstantiated claims about the reasons for his death.
Anthony Joshua Still Wants Tyson Fury
The IBF and WBA heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, is plotting a November return and is waiting to hear if Wladimir Klitschko wants a rematch.
David Haye Faces BBofC Hearing Over Comment On Bellew
British boxer, David Haye will attend a hearing with the British Boxing Board of Control on Wednesday for comments he made before his fight with Tony Bellew.
EPL 2017/18 Season Fixtures Out
The fixtures for the 2017/18 English Premier League season are out with the defending champions, Chelsea, hosting Burnley on the opening weekend.
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Eagles Conquerors Conquered By Zambia
South Africa were beaten 2-1 at home by neighbours Zambia in an international friendly, three days after they stunned Nigeria in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
France Edge England In Thrilling Friendly
Ten-man France beat England 3-2 in a friendly in Paris on Tuesday in which the video assistant referee played a central role.
Fans Throng Airport As Capello Arrives China
Former England manager Fabio Capello has arrived in China ahead of his latest assignment, with supporters of new club Jiangsu Suning waiting at the airport to greet him.
Iran Qualify For Russia 2018 World Cup
Iran will feature at next year's Fifa World Cup in Russia as they spanked Uzbekistan 2-0 in Tehran to become the third team to qualify.
Colombia Destroy Eagles’ World Cup Rivals
One of Nigeria's World Cup qualifying opponents Cameroon suffered a 4-0 trashing in the hands of South American side Colombia in a friendly played in Spain on Tuesday.
Wrestling Federation Returns Igali As President
Daniel Igali has been reelected President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation, while F.A. Adenekan emerged as the body's Vice-President in Tuesday's national sports federations elections.
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Struggling Sunshine Stars Banished To Ijebu Ode
Relegation-threatened Sunshine Stars have another problem to think about as they have been banished to Ijebu Ode for the remainder of the season.
Wounded Eagles Will Be Ready For Cameroon, Rohr Assures
Nigerians should expect an experienced and better Super Eagles when they square off against African champions Cameroon in a 2018 World Cup qualifier, head coach Gernot Rohr said on Tuesday.
Claudio Ranieri Appointed Nantes Manager
Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has been appointed head coach of French side Nantes, the club announced on Tuesday.
Body of Cheick Tiote To Be Flown Back To Ivory Coast Wednesday
The remains of former Ivory coast midfielder Cheick Tiote, will be flown back on Wednesday from China to his home country, Ivory Coast, ahead of a private funeral service.
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NFF Clears Outstanding Salaries Of 27 Coaches
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has paid the outstanding Salaries of Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernt Rohr and 26 other national team coaches.
Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Tax Lawsuit From Spain’s Prosecutor’s Office
Spain's Prosecutor's Office in Madrid on Tuesday filed a tax fraud lawsuit against Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo.
NBBF Election Is Illegal – Sports Ministry
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced that Monday's election onto the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation was illegal.
Eagles Got Tactics Wrong Against Bafana – Akpeyi
Nigeria goalie Daniel Akpeyi believes the Super Eagles were tactically deficient in their 2-0 surprising loss to South Africa in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Amoo’s Job At Shooting Stars Hangs By A Thread
Management of struggling Shooting Stars has asked embattled coach Fatai Amoo to save the club from relegation or be dismissed.
Sports Can End Biafra Agitation – Dalung
Nigeria's Minister of Sports Solomon Dalung believes the only vaccine to end agitations and unnecessary anxiety in the country is sports.
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