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Nigeria’s Basketball Team D’Tigers crashes out of Olympic after losing to Brazil

Nigeria’s Basketball Team D’Tigers crashes out of Olympic after lossing to Brazil

Nigeria’s Basketball Team D’Tigers. lost their final group B match to host country Brazil, going down 69 – 86. This is their fourth loss in the group, after losing to Argentina, Lithuania, Spain. The D’Tigers only won against Croatia, which is not enough to keep them in the tournament.

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Usain Bolt set another new record

Usain Bolt set another new record

‎Jamaica’s Usain Bolt had a slow start but a marvelous finish to create a record nobody is sure would be surpassed anytime soon. With 9.81 seconds he won the 100m gold medal edging out American Justin Gatlin at the Rio Olympics. Bolt became the first athlete to win three consecutive Olympic 100m gold medal having won in Beijing in 2008 , London in ...

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BPL: Arsenal 3 Liverpool 4 | Watch highlight

BPL: Arsenal 3 Liverpool 4 | Watch highlight

Liverpool were forced to hold off a resurgent Arsenal as Jurgen Klopp’s men clung on to begin their 2016-17 Premier League season with an enthralling 4-3 victory at Emirates Stadium on Sunday. In a remarkable encounter, Liverpool fell behind as Theo Walcott, who had missed a penalty a minute earlier, gave Arsenal a deserved lead. But Philippe Coutinho – scorer of a stunning winner at Stoke City ...

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Blessing Okagbare crash out of Olympics 100m final

Blessing Okagbare crash out of Olympics 100m final

Nigeria Olympian, Blessing Okagbari is out of the Olympics 100m final. Blessing finished 3rd in her semi-final heat and the clock 11.09 seconds which was not enough to get her in as one of the fastest losers. Shelly An Fraser, the defending champion after winning gold in Beijing at the age of 16 and also in London 2012, ran 10.88 ...

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Olympics 2016: Nigeria defeat Denmark 2-0 to qualify to semi final

Olympics 2016: Nigeria defeat Denmark 2-0 to qualify to semi final

The Nigeria U23 team, defeated their opponent 2 – 0 on Saturday to book a spot in the semi-final of the 2016 Rio Olympic, Brazil. The team captain, John Mikel Obi, opened the scoring from close range after a beautiful foot work made by Imoh Ezekiel. Denmark stroke the cross-bar earlier after spotting the Nigeria goalkeeper outside of his goal ...

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Messi to return to International Football

Messi to return to International Football

Lionel Messi has confirmed that he will return to the Argentina national team, having initially announced his retirement following defeat in the Copa America final. It can be recalled that the major reason Messi initially announced his international career was due to successive three different final defeats Messi partake in. Argentina were beaten 1-0 in the 2014 World Cup final ...

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Pogba banned for the opening match

Pogba banned for the opening match

Paul Pogba’s debut for Manchester United has been delayed after the Football Association confirmed he must serve a one-game suspension. Pogba could have been in line to play a part in United’s opener at Bournemouth on Sunday but will now miss the trip to the Vitality Stadium due to a ban accrued during his time in Italy. The France international, who ...

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UEFA Super Cup: Real Madrid defeated Sevilla 3 – 2 (aet) ¦ watch highlight

UEFA Super Cup: Real Madrid defeated Sevilla 3 - 2

Dani Carvajal dramatically helped Real Madrid to their first trophy of 2016-17 as he netted in the 119th minute to settle Tuesday’s UEFA Super Cup in Trondheim and send 10-man Sevilla slumping to a 3-2 defeat. The right-back robbed Yevhen Konoplyanka of the ball before going on a solo run that ended with a superb shot into the top corner. ...

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BREAKING: Manchester United sign Pogba in world record deal

BREAKING: Manchester United sign Pogba in world record deal

Manchester United have announced the signing of Paul Pogba from Juventus for a reported world record fee of almost £90million. The France international has agreed a five-year deal to move back to Old Trafford, with the option to extend a futher season, four years after leaving England for Turin. “I am delighted to rejoin United. It has always been a club with ...

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PSG sign Jese from Real Madrid

PSG sign Jese from Real Madrid

Paris Saint-Germain have sealed the signing of Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez. Unai Emery’s side confirmed on Monday that they have tied the 23-year-old to a five-year contract, with the transfer fee reportedly worth €25million. Jese becomes PSG’s fifth signing ahead of the defence of their Ligue 1 title, following deals for Hatem Ben Arfa, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Thomas Meunier and Giovani ...

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Olympics 2016: Nigeria 1-0 Sweden

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Nigeria beat Sweden 1-0 to go top of the table, while qualifying for the quarter-finals of Olympics football. Nigeria started on the front foot, holding possession and putting pressure on Sweden’s defense, almost taking the lead via forward Sadiq Umar whose attempt was saved by Swedish goalie Linde. In the 23rd minute Sweden had its best scoring opportunities of the ...

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Olympics 2016: Djokovic crashes out after first round defeat

2016 Rio Olympics - Tennis - Preliminary - Men's Singles First Round - Olympic Tennis Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 07/08/2016. Novak Djokovic (SRB) of Serbia reacts after losing his match against Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG) of Argentina. REUTERS/Toby Melville TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Top seed Novak Djokovic was beaten in the first round of the Olympic men’s singles by Juan Martin Del Potro. The Serb, who lost to Del Potro in the bronze medal play-off at London 2012, was again overpowered by the Argentine, who won 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-2). The world number one, 29, was in tears as he left the court ...

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Leicester City 1 Manchester United 2: Ibrahimovic hits winner in Community Shield ¦ Watch highlight

Leicester City 1 Manchester United 2: Ibrahimovic hits winner in Community Shield

A late goal from debutant Zlatan Ibrahimovic gave Manchester United a 2-1 win over Leicester City in Sunday’s Community Shield clash at Wembley. Jesse Lingard put Jose Mourinho’s side ahead in the first half with a brilliant solo goal, becoming the first United player since Eric Cantona in 1996 to follow up an FA Cup final strike with a Community ...

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Club Friendly: Liverpool 4 Barcelona 0

Club Friendly: Liverpool 4 Barcelona 0

Liverpool dealt Barcelona a crushing 4-0 defeat in the first International Champions Cup match played at Wembley. Jurgen Klopp’s men were at their irresistible best against the floundering Liga champions, taking the lead through the brilliant Sadio Mane. In the second half, a Javier Mascherano own goal against his former club, a Divock Origi strike and a looping stoppage-time Marko Grujic header added to a ...

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Messi misses out in UEFA Award

Messi misses out in UEFA Award

Lionel Messi losses out on the top three finalists for the UEFA Best Player in Europe. The top three with the highest votes are Real Madrid duo, Christiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, while Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann, are to compete  for the award. Lionel Messi, who won the award last year didn’t even make the top four in a ...

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Olympics: Nigeria beat Japan in a nine goals thriller I watch highlight

Olympics: Nigeria beat Japan in a nine goals thriller I watch highlight

After the team were initially scheduled to leave for Manaus on Tuesday but a logistical mix-up over the payment for the charter flight meant the airline refused to airlift the Olympic footballers to Brazil. The issue was finally resolved when the Federal Government of Nigeria intervened by hiring a Delta Airlines All-VIP jet to take the players and crew on ...

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OFFICIAL: Inter Milan sign Candreva

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Inter have announced the signing of Antonio Candreva from Lazio on a four-year contract. The Italy international leaves the Rome outfit after four seasons, having made almost 200 appearances, becoming Inter’s first acquisition since Suning Holdings Group took over the club. Candreva has also played 40 times for his national team, appearing at the 2014 World Cup and Euro 2016. ...

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OFFICIAL: Manchester city sign Gabriel Jesus

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Manchester City have completed the signing of Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras. Jesus has signed a contract which will last until 2021, but he will remain with Palmeiras until the end of this year, teaming up with Pep Guardiola’s charges in January 2017. And the Brazil U23 international is looking forward to developing under the tutelage of the Catalan ...

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OFFICIAL: Everton signs Gueye from Aston Villa

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Everton have completed the signing of Idrissa Gueye from Aston Villa. The 26-year-old defensive midfielder has signed a four-year contract with the Toffees after they agreed to meet his £7.1 million release clause. “I am very happy to be here at Everton and I am very happy and excited to put on the Blue shirt to start the new season ...

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Bencic pulls out of Olympic to focus on US open

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World number 16 Belinda Bencic has pulled out of next month’s Olympic Games in Rio to focus on the US Open. The Swiss, 19, was forced to withdraw from the second round at this year’s Wimbledon with a wrist injury. Earlier last week, Bencic’s compatriot Roger Federer, the men’s world number three, pulled out of Rio with a knee injury ...

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