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Usain bolt talks Retirement plans
Usain Bolt was a winner of 19 global championships gold medals during a glorious track career. He anchored Jamaica to victory in each of the previous six global championships 4x100m finals, stretching back to the 2009 World Championships – with an average winning margin of 0.49. Bolt has bagged an enviable collection of gold medals: three each at 100m at Olympic...
Sam Vincent, 2017 Women's AfroBasket, D'Tigress
Victory is sweet and noting boosts the confidence more like the scalping of a perennial champion in the dress rehearsal in the build up to the business end of a championship. That must be the way D'Tigress Head Coach Sam Vincent and his ladies felt after Wednesday's victory inside the Palais des Sports Salamatou Maïga. After five consecutive victories including the biggest...
Haruna Okuno, Odunayo Adekuoroye
Odunayo Adekuoroye and Tunisia's Marwa Amri on Wednesday became the first African women to the advance to the gold medal finals at the Senior Wrestling World Championships. Their dreams of gold medals, however, will have to wait for another day as Adekuoroye, a 2015 world bronze medal winner, and Rio 2016 bronze medalist Amri had to settle for silver medals...
Senegal, Nigeria, 2017 AfroBasket Women Championship
Nigeria shocked Senegal 58-54 in a highly intense game on Wednesday to go top of Group B and maintain an unbeaten streak at the ongoing FIBA Women’s AfroBasket in Bamako, Mali. WNBA 2017 Draft pick Evelyn Akhator posted a player-of-the-match performance with 15 points and 13 points to inspire Nigeria to the important victory that takes their count to five. Ezinne...
Odunayo Adekuoroye
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye and Tunisia's Marwa Amri on Wednesday became the first women from Africa to march into the gold medal finals at a senior wrestling world championships. Adekuoroye, rolled up a technical fall over European under-23 champion Irina Kurachkina in her 55kg semifinal to become the second African woman the gold medal finals. In the championship bout at 55kg, Adekuoroye...
Joshua has urged conor and floyd to show some respect and be pride of boxing
Anthony Joshua has urged Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to leave a boxing legacy after their super fight in Las Vegas on Saturday. The heavyweight world champion has rejected claims the boxing-meets-MMA bout makes a mockery of the sweet science, insisting everybody can prosper from the attention it is receiving. The two fighters arrive in Vegas this evening after a build-up littered with offensive remarks. It...
Maria Sharapova is passionate ahead of us open
Former world No 1 Maria Sharapova says her passion for tennis has never been stronger. The 30-year-old Maria Sharapova will make her first Grand Slam appearance since serving a 15-month suspension for doping offences as a wildcard at the US Open next week. She was originally suspended for two years after testing positive for the banned heart and blood-boosting drug meldonium...
D'Tigress, Senegal, 2017 AfroBasket Women's Championship
After the total domination of Guinea in their fourth group game at the FIBA AfroBasket championship on Tuesday, D'Tigress will quickly turn their attention to what will be their biggest game in group B. Nigeria defeated Guinea 106-33 points to record their fourth win of the championship and next face defending Champions Senegal on Wednesday. Three of the players that spoke...
FIBA Women Afrobasket, D'tigress thrashed Guinea
Nigeria’s D’Tigress on Tuesday secured their fourth successive win in the 2017 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket in Mali. Sam Vincent’s team reached another century of points in the ongoing FIBA Afrobasket championship with a 106-33 win over Guinea after they had destroyed Egypt 106-72 on Sunday. Nigeria’s starting five were: Ezinne Kalu, Evelyn Akhator, Adaora Ulonu, Atone Nginyifa and Ndidi Madu. The first...
Afrobasket 2017
Zenith Bank Plc, sponsors of the annual National Women Basketball League, has showered praises on the Nigeria female team, D'Tigress, for the impressive results recorded so far at the ongoing FIBA Women Afrobasket taking place in Mali. D'Tigress started the Afrobasket competition on a winning note defeating Mozambique 80-69 in their first game, whipped Democratic Republic of Congo 84-47 in...
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