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Australian swimming mourns former Olympic champion John Konrads

Australian swimming was in mourning on Monday after the death of Olympic gold medallist John Konrads at the age of 78. Latvia-born Konrads, who learned to swim at a migrants camp in rural New...

JAMB registers over 300,000 for UTME, 8,000 for DE

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), has so far registered more than 300,000 candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). According to the board’s weekly bulletin obtained from the board’s website...

Golf: We need more tournaments, sponsorship – Oche

Andrew Oche, Nigeria’s number one professional golf player, on Tuesday called for regular tournaments and more corporate sponsorship for the game to develop in the country. Oche made the call in an interview with...

China claims first victory in men’s curling worlds

China edged Denmark 6-5 in the 10th round for its first win at the ongoing world men's curling championship held in Calgary on Monday. Although when the Chinese players took to the court later...

Tiger Woods back home and recovering after car accident

Golfer Tiger Woods said on Tuesday he is back home and continuing his recovery after suffering severe leg injuries in a car accident last month. “Happy to report that I am back home continuing...

Wolves goalkeeper awake, talking after head injury in defeat to Liverpool

Rui Patricio was awake and talking after being knocked out in Wolves’ 1-0 defeat to Liverpool, club manager Nuno Espirito Santo has confirmed. The goalkeeper needed 14 minutes of treatment on the pitch following...

2021 CHAN: It’s hosts Cameroon vs holders Morocco, Mali vs Guinea for places in the final

Hosts Cameroon will face a tough hurdle against defending champions Morocco when they lock horns in the African Nations Championship (CHAN), semifinal on Wednesday at Limbe Omnisport Stadium. Cameroon brushed aside two-time champions DR...

Thomas Tuchel sacked by Paris Saint-Germain

Thomas Tuchel has been sacked by Paris Saint-Germain, according to Sky Germany. Tuchel joined the club at the beginning of the 2018-19 season, winning back-to-back league titles as well as the Coupe de France...

Nigeria drop to 35 in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria dropped down to 35th position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings following a lacklustre display in November that saw them end the year without a win. The rankings released by the world...

FIFA bans CAF president Ahmad for five years

World football governing body, FIFA has banned Ahmad Ahmad, president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), for five years. This decision was made by...
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Wet Season Farming: FG to distribute farm inputs to farmers

The Federal Government says it will soon commence the distribution of agricultural inputs to Nigerian farmers for...
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COVID-19: NCDC records 1 death, 44 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported one more death in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths...

Attack on Abia INEC office needless, says Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has condemned the attack on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ohafia...

Eid-el-Fitr: Northern governors urge prayers, peace

The Northern Governors Forum has called for more prayers for the unity, peace and progress of the nation, as Muslim faithful mark...

Eld el-Fitr: Ondo residents will feel our presence everywhere – police

Ondo State Police Command has assured residents of the state of adequate security during and after Eid el-Fitr celebration.