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Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Super Eagles to host Liberia at Teslim Balogun Stadium

Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Super Eagles to host Liberia at Teslim Balogun Stadium

The training camp has been widely open for the Super Eagles to continue their journey to Qatar 2022 World Cup. The Nigerian super Eagles team prepares to host Liberia on Friday at Teslim Balogun Stadium, in Surulere, Lagos State. Adekunle Adeleke, the Aba Warriors defender was one of the first to arrive followed by South …

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Africa to host Youth Olympic Games 2026: A pointer to hosting the Olympics

Senegal prepares to host Africa’s first Youth Olympic Games (YOG) by 2026 following the recent conclusion of  the Olympics Games 2020 at Tokyo, Japan. For the first time, athletes all over the world will assemble in Africa to compete in different sports and events. During Tokyo 2020, African athletes made the continent proud winning gold, …

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African lads sail over old-age superstition

In some parts of Africa, people fear being on water and project bad omen.  Courageous kids in Soweto, South Africa’s biggest township, are sailing over old-age superstition to become Olympians in the future. Now, that’s a good omen. Soweto Canoe and Recreation Club founded in 2003 has been a huge catalyst. In the past and …

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Tokyo 2020, Men's Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge, Back-to-Back Victory

Tokyo 2020, Men’s Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge, Back-to-Back Victory

Following Jepchirchir and Kosgei outstanding performance in Tokyo 2020 Olympic women’s marathon, winning gold and silver, is Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge back-to-back victory in the male category. He shook the world in Rio 2016 becoming not just a champion but a  world record holder. And on Sunday, the 36-year-old spinned back the hand of time to …

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Tokyo 2020, Women Marathon: Kenya wins gold and silver

Watching Kenya’s Peres Jepchirchir and Brigid Kosgei at the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Marathon is a sight of victory. Kenya’s athletes both women and men, have set benchmarks with remarkable records in the olympics. They have put a dent on the globe with an admirable level of endurance and determination in marathon races. Jepchirchir and Kosgei …

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Tokyo 2020 Recap, African Medalists: Ghana, Nigeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Uganda, Ethiopia, Others

So far into the Tokyo 2020 Olympics which started in July, 11 African countries have stood on the podium to put a wide smile across the face of the continent. The performance of African athletes at Tokyo 2020 has been remarkable with teenagers sending home gold as a result of their unwavering determination, passion and …

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Tokyo 2020: Meet Abiola Ogunbanwo, first Nigerian woman to finish 100m freestyle in less than 60s

It took Abiola Ogunbanwo 59.74s to become the first Nigerian woman to finish 100m swimming freestyle under a minute, setting a new record on 28, July 2021. She broke through Ngozi Monu’s record in a splash. Ngozi Monu’s 1.00.50 record was untouchable for about 15 years until now.  The 17-year-old won Hear 1 at the …

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Coaching the next-gen sport stars amid Covid-19 crisis

While Covid-19 is putting many dreams on hold, CoolPlay, an NGO in South Africa, is helping the future generation to go beyond any limitation to achieve their dreams. Over ten years, CoolPlay has been focused, improving the skills of talented school children interested in sport. Rather than play cool in this challenging time imposed by …

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Lindsey Harding: South Sudan’s first ever women’s basketball coach

36-year-old Lindsey Harding becomes the very first woman to coach in women’s basketball in South Sudan. Lindsey Harding is two sides of the WNBA coin as a former basketball star in court and now playing the role of a coach outside the court line. Lindsey Harding doesn’t see boundaries; she prepares to also work outside …

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