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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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Ahmed Musa signs new deal with Turkish side

Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa, from Nigeria’s Kano Pillars signs a one-year contract deal with Turkish club, Fatih Karagümrük.  The Nigerian star netting a brace against Argentina in FIFA World Cup 2014 was highly praised for returning home to play Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with former club, Kano Pillars. His transfer to Fatih Karagümrük …

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ASISAT OSHOALA: A Model Nigerian Sportswoman

Asisat Oshoala was born Asisat Lamina Oshoala on October 9th, 1994. She is a professional football player who plays as a striker for both Spanish side FC Barcelona Femení in the Primera División as well as the Nigerian national team which she captains. She is a 4-time African Women’s Footballer of the Year winner, and …

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Margaret Wambui: World Athletics should introduce 3rd Category For High Testosterone Performers

Margaret Wambui: World Athletics should introduce 3rd Category For High Testosterone Performers

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will begin by July 2021 but competitors with high testosterone levels will not be participating in events between 400m and a mile. As a result, Margaret Wambui, a Kenyan 800m medalist is saying that World Athletics should introduce a third category of events in order to allow competitors with …

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J. Cole Bids Farewell To Basketball Africa League

J. Cole Bids Farewell To Basketball Africa League

It was shocking for many J. Cole fans especially those in Africa who love the game of basketball after his retirement from Basketball Africa League (BAL). It has been the American rapper’s dream to play basketball professionally and that dream made it out, when he signed with Rwanda Patriots BBC and participated in the inaugural …

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African Champions League: Al Ahly Through To Semifinals

African Champions League: Al Ahly Through To Semifinals

Egypt’s giant, Al Ahly qualifies for African Champions League semi finals playing 1-1 against Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday. In the first leg of their quarter-final against Mamelodi in Cairo, Al Ahly were already on the safe side with a clean sheet 2-0 win. Yasser Ibrahim for Al Ahly opened the scoring 11th minute into the …

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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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NFL 2021 DRAFT: Meet The Nigerian-American Picks.

The NFL 2021 Draft was the 86th National Football League Draft, the annual meeting of National Football League (NFL) franchises to select newly eligible players for the 2021 NFL season. The draft was held in Cleveland, Ohio, from April 29 to May 1, 2021. And in the recent fashion of Nigerian-Americans breaking into mainstream sports in the United States as …

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The Rise Of The Giant Eagles And Where To Find Them

The Rise Of The Giant Eagles And Where To Find Them

Surrounded by houses, palm trees, a small LPG refilling station, and a community church is a 5-a-side football pitch where Mr. Gideon John coaches young boys on how to become giant eagles of Africa. A location that used to be a bush, a farmland, then a block industry is now the training ground for 14-year-olds …

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Manchester United Draws Chelsea At Old Trafford

Manchester United has played goalless at home against Chelsea FC in their premiership encounter on Saturday. The game that ran for 94 minutes was short of expectation as both teams failed to create clear chances at a goal. The blues dominated the play in the first 45 minutes with superlative moves and a punch player …

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