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Gonzalo Higuain ‘to tidy up Chelsea deal Tuesday’

  Gonzalo Higuain will reportedly arrive in London on Tuesday to complete his move to Chelsea. Higuain is currently on loan at AC Milan from Juventus, with the 31-year-old scoring eight times in 22 appearances for the San Siro outfit during the 2018-19 campaign. The Argentine has been strongly linked with a move to Chelsea […]

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USA, Tunisia, Ghana and 7 others storm Abuja for Taekwondo Open

The Nigeria Taekwondo Federation has extended the ongoing registration of the Nigeria Taekwondo International Open Championship to another seven days following request by Athletes amidst registration bottlenecks. This was made known to Sportinglife.ng on Sunday by the Technical Director of NTF, Chika Chukwumerije who revealed that already 45 Athletes from United States, Democratic Republic of […]

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Australian Open 2019: Serena dumps Halep to advance into quarter final

Serena Williams moved into the quarter-finals with a win over world No.1 Simona Halep, 6-1 4-6 6-4, which looked early like it would be a procession but turned into a match worthy of an Australian Open final. Williams took just 20 minutes to claim the opening set, as after being broken to love in the […]

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Pillars to rake N36m from Lokosa Esperance’s move

Even though Kano Pillars negotiated to get 200,000 dollars ( which is over 72 million naira when converted) as the transfer fee on former player Junior Lokosa to Esperance of Tunisia, the club may only get barely half of the money with agents who brokered the deal expected to collect their cuts when the cash […]

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Israel Adesanya says he will be bigger than Conor McGregor

  Nigeria-born mixed martial arts fighter Israel Adesanya believes he has what it takes to be greater than MMA great, Conor McGregor. 29 year-old Adesanya will face Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight legend Anderson Silva in the co-main event at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia next month with the winner challenging champion Robert Whittaker for […]

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Australia Open: Halep not intimidated by Serena

Simona Halep outplayed Serena’s older sister Venus in a 6-2 6-3 third-round victory, a performance she described as her best of the season but the Romanian knows Serena is the bigger obstacle. World number one Simona Halep said she does not feel intimidated by the prospect of facing Serena Williams and will relish the opportunity […]

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GTB Masters Cup: Igbobi, Queens Colleges to defend titles

  Two of Lagos prestigious public schools – Igbobi Colege and Queens College are expected to defend their titles when the season eight of the GTBank Masters Cup kicks off. Thirty schools across Lagos will take to the pitch this year as the schools are made up of 40 teams that are expected to compete for […]

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Rangers qualify for CAF Confederation group stage

Enugu Rangers have qualifed for the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after eliminating Bantu FC of Lesotho 4-2 on aggregate today at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.  Surprisingly it was the visitors who took the lead in the 13th minute through Lehlohpnolo Fothoane but six minutes later Ajani Ibrahim equalised for the Flying Antelopes […]

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Australia Open: I lost to a better player, Federer admits

Roger Federer appeared somewhat shell-shocked in his post-match press conference after a fourth round defeat to Stefanos Tstisipas at the Australian Open yesterday but admitted the ‘better player’ won. The Swiss went down to the Greek in four incredibly tight sets on the Rod Laver Arena and expressed his frustration at being unable to break […]

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Falcons thrash Romania

China Tourney: Super Falcons thrash Romania   Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Sunday rerurned to winning ways as they defeated Romania 4-1 in the third place match of the 4-Nation Invitational Tournament in China which ends today. The African Champions had a better game after losing their opening match to China last Thursday. Nigeria shot into […]

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