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  • UPDATED: Manchester City win record fourth English title in a row

    Manchester City beat West Ham United 3-1 at Etihad Stadium to become the first team to win the English league title four seasons in a row. With City needing a win to be sure of holding off Arsenal, who started the final day two points behind but with a better goal difference, Phil Foden put Pep Guardiola’s side ahead after…

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  • Manchester City thrash West Ham to win 2023/2024 Premier League

    Manchester City defeated West Ham United 3-1 on the 38th match of 2023/2024 Premier League (EPL) to emerge champion with 91 points ahead of Arsenal with 89 points. More details later

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  • Usyk beats Fury to become undisputed champion

    Tyson Fury suffered a split-decision points defeat on a dramatic night in Saudi Arabia as Oleksandr Usyk became boxing’s first four-belt undisputed heavyweight champion. On a grand stage and on a legacy-defining night, Briton Fury began well but was given a standing 10 count and saved by the bell after an Usyk onslaught in the ninth round. In a tense…

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  • Tinubu congratulates Aruna Quadri for winning ITTF Africa cup

    President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday congratulated Nigeria’s table tennis pacesetter, Mr. Aruna Quadri, on winning the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Cup title. Quadri on Tuesday at the BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda, defeated Mohamed EL Beiali of Egypt 4-0 to win the 2024 ITTF Africa Cup. After three consecutive losses at the finals, the Nigerian got the crown…

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  • Football star, Tijani Babangida in auto crash, brother dies, wife hospitalised

    Former Nigerian football star Tijani Babangida, renowned for his Olympic gold medal win at the Atlanta 1996 Games, was involved in a tragic car accident on Thursday that claimed the life of his younger brother, Ibrahim Babangida, as reported by Vanguard. Emmanuel Babayaro, General Secretary of the Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria (PFAN), confirmed the heartbreaking news in a statement,…

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  • Girona defeat Barcelona as Real Madrid crowned La Liga champions

    Real Madrid won the LaLiga title on Saturday, beating Cádiz before rivals Barcelona lost at Girona to give Madrid an insurmountable lead at the top. Madrid’s comfortable 3-0 win over Cádiz at the Bernabéu means they’ve taken 87 points from 34 games. Girona beat Barça 4-2 at Montilivi on Saturday to move into second place, 13 points behind Madrid with…

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  • Finidi George appointed new Super Eagles head coach

    The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed former Super Eagles winger Finidi George as the new head coach of the nation’s senior men’s national team. The announcement came in a statement on Monday, with the NFF Board approving the recommendation of its Technical and Development Committee to hand over the reins to the 52-year-old former Ajax Amsterdam and Real Betis forward.…

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  • Sports Minister debunks allegation of demanding $1m from Bash Ali

    Kunle Sanni The minister of sports development, John Enoh has refuted allegations of demanding the sum of $1million from Nigeria boxing champion, Bash Ali over his quest to break the Guinness Book of World Record. Enoh in a press statement on  Sunday, called on Nigerians to dismiss the allegations against him, noting that the boxing champion has a penchant of…

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  • Abiodun appoints Tunde Onakoya Sports Ambassador

    Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has appointed Tunde Onakoya, the National Master of Chess and the current Guinness World Record Holder for the longest Chess Marathon in history, the Sports Ambassador of the State. The governor who made this known when he received Onakoya in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, also announced the commencement of the State Chess Competition…

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  • Ogun monarch partners Bonfrere Joe to launch maiden football competition

    By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta In a bid to foster youth empowerment and cultivate raw football talents, the Olowu of Owu-Abeokuta kingdom, Oba (Prof) Saka Adelola Matemilola, has partnered former Super Eagles’ coach, Bonfrere Joe, to organize a maiden edition of the Under-15 football competition in Abeokuta, Ogun State. During a press conference held at his Oke-Ago Owu Palace, Oba Matemilola…

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