Ailing Nadal Falls In Italian Open Third Round To Shapovalov

    Defending champion Rafael Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open in the third round on Thursday with the record 10-time Rome winner complaining of a recurring foot problem after a shock 1-6, 7-5, 6-2 defeat by Canadian Denis Shapovalov. Defeat in Rome for ‘King of Clay’ Nadal casts doubt over his prospects at … Continue reading Ailing Nadal Falls In Italian Open Third Round To Shapovalov

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Spurs Crush 10-Man Arsenal To Keep Top-Four Bid Alive

  Harry Kane scored twice as Tottenham beat 10-man Arsenal 3-0 on Thursday with a north London derby masterclass that kept alive their hopes of finishing in the Premier League’s top four. Antonio Conte’s side would have been eliminated from the race to qualify for next season’s Champions League if they had lost to their … Continue reading Spurs Crush 10-Man Arsenal To Keep Top-Four Bid Alive

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Alleged Blasphemy: Sultanate Council Condemns Killing Of Student In Sokoto

  The Sultanate Council in Sokoto has condemned the killing of a female student at the Shehu Shagari College of Education. According to the police, Deborah Samuel, a level-two student, was accused of making a social media post that blasphemed the holy prophet Muhammad (SAW). The police said the students forcefully removed the victim from … Continue reading Alleged Blasphemy: Sultanate Council Condemns Killing Of Student In Sokoto

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South Africa Angry After Morocco Offer To Host Liberia AFCON Qualifiers

  Another venue row involving Morocco is brewing, this time over qualifying for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in the Ivory Coast. Liberia have no international-standard stadium and Group K rivals Morocco say the west Africans can stage their three home fixtures in the kingdom. But group rivals South Africa have cried foul, … Continue reading South Africa Angry After Morocco Offer To Host Liberia AFCON Qualifiers

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FG Withdraws Nigeria From International Basketball Competitions

  The Federal Government on Thursday announced the withdrawal of Nigeria from all international basketball competitions for a period of two years. Briefing journalists in Abuja, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, said President Muhammadu Buhari approved Nigeria’s withdrawal from the competitions. Represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Ismaila Abubakar, the … Continue reading FG Withdraws Nigeria From International Basketball Competitions

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Zverev And Tsitsipas Move Into Rome Quarter-Finals

    Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas made it through to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday, increasing the prospect of a last four clash between the pair. World number three Zverev saw off Alex de Minaur 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) in the early match on centre court at the Foro Italico to set-up … Continue reading Zverev And Tsitsipas Move Into Rome Quarter-Finals

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