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Africa: Sports as a business, and a brand

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By Victor Oladokun At the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, the visual imagery of  almost empty stadiums is a powerful narrative. But not...

Super Eagle’s bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup fans

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Super Eagle's bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup fans     By Leanne Italie     NEW YORK (AP) -- Spain, your asymmetry is showing. Nigeria, you're so bright...

World Cup: How Nigeria’s Supers Eagle can soar

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By Dami Ugbane, KweséESPN     Nigeria suffered a second straight pre-World Cup friendly defeat against Czech Republic on Wednesday, the Super Eagles' third loss in five build-up...

Buhari approves release of National Stadium to Lagos State Govt

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    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of National Stadium, Surulere to Lagos State Government for retrofitting and upgrading to host international sporting tournaments,...

Karate Federation to implement 2017 programmes diligently

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By Modupe Oremule Lagos (NAN) The President Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN), Donatus Agu-Ejidike, on Friday said the body would be pro-active in the implementation of...

Chelsea defeat ‘out of our hands’, says Mourinho

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claims his side's defeat to Liverpool was "out of our hands" and has alleged a lack of respect towards his...

NFF failed to support Odegbami for FIFA presidency, says Amiesimaka

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Lagos (NAN) Lack of support from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is responsible Segun Odegbami's failure to meet the requirements for the FIFA presidency,...

Boxer, Floyd Mayweather Jr., buys $3.5 million Bugatti from Nigerian auto-dealer

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By Kimberly Pierceall LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn't one to rest in retirement, not when there are $3.5 million sports cars to...

Tennis star, Serena Williams, pens powerful essay on race, gender inequality

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Serena Williams gets more and more inspiring by the day. Fresh from her Wimbledon victory in the summer, the tennis star was targeted by...

GOtv Boxing Night: My Opponent Will See Hell – Ekpo

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Former Commonwealth Super Middleweight boxing champion, Isaac Ekpo, has vowed to stop his opponent within four rounds at the GOtv Boxing Night holding on...

Lagos, Delta states emerged champions of wheelchair basketball tourney

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Lagos (NAN) Lagos State on Saturday emerged overall champions of the 2015 Victor Ochei Wheelchair Basketball Championship. Lagos team defeated the defending champions, Oyo State,...

GOtv Boxing Night returns

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The fourth edition of the GOtv Boxing Night, a six-bout professional event, will hold on 25 October at the Indoor Sports Hall of the...

Burger King in $2.5m deal to sponsor Under-17 football tournament in...

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Cape Town (PANA/NAN) The South African Football Association (SAFA) has confirmed a 2.5 million dollar sponsorship deal with fast food giant Burger King for...

You are reaping from where you did not sow, Arsene Wenger...

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Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger has hit back at Chelsea chief Jose Mourinho by insisting he merely cashed in on all the hard work Claudio...

Ghana, Senegal win but South Africa suffer shock

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CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Ghana and Senegal secured away wins in the African Nations Cup qualifiers on Saturday but it proved an embarrassing day...

The 6 factors that’ll decide 2015-16 Premier League title

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On Saturday, the 2015-16 season of the Premier League will be upon us. And if fans have been complaining for years that the league so often comes down to a two- or three-horse race, this season promises to be different.

The 5 richest soccer players in the English Premier League

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Wayne Rooney may not top the list of the richest soccer players in the world, but when it comes to the Premier League, there is no one worth more than the Manchester United captain.

GOtv Boxing Night: Fans to go home with 50 decoders, T-Shirts

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Boxing fans at the third edition of the GOtv Boxing Night, slated for 26 July at the National Stadium in Lagos, stand a chance...

F1 Driver, Jules Bianchi, dies from crash injuries

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French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi has died from the head injuries he sustained at last year's Japanese Grand Prix. The 25-year-old's family confirmed his...

African giants kept apart for World Cup draw

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By David Legge Johannesburg (AFP) - The top 20 ranked African national football teams will avoid each other in the first and second qualifying rounds...

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