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Djokovic and Federer after the match at Wimbledon (Photo Credit: WTP Tour)

Djokovic overcomes Federer to win Wimbledon final

It was Djokovic’s trophy to raise at the end of a four-hour, 57-minute, exceptionally contested match.

Simona Halep (Photo Credit: Wimbledon on Twitter)

Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title

Serena, 37, is still one win short of Margaret Court’s all-time tally and that dream grows more unlikely by the day.

Roger Federer at Wimbledon

Wimbledon: Federer defeats Nadal in epic clash, to face Djokovic in final

Friday’s contest was the first meeting at Wimbledon between Nadal and Federer since the 2008 final.

Match between Nigeria Vs South Africa

AFCON 2019: Okowa Hails Resilient Super Eagles For Semi-Final Qualification

The Super Eagles will play either Cote D’ivoire or Algeria in the semi final.

Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic zooms into semi-final

Serena Williams and Andy Murray crash out of mixed doubles

Serena Williams

Serena Williams crushes Suarez Navarro to reach quarter-finals

Serena Williams also conjured 21 winners, some of which left the crowd gasping in admiration and her 30-year-old opponent helpless.

Cyclists [Photo: CFN]

12th African Games: 24 cyclists begin camping in Gombe — CFN

The 12th African Games is expected to flag off on August 19.

Dudu Orumen, Judo fighter in Edo State.

Judo: Edo deputy governor charges athletes to excel at African Games

More than 50 judokas representing the states in the federation, tertiary institutions, and clubs, participated in an intense competition spanning three days.

United States president, Donald Trump. [Photo credit: The Independent]

Trump’s tweets add heat to U.S. clash with France

It is the game which could easily have been the final of the Women’s World Cup.

FIFA logo used to illustrate the story

Women’s World Cup: Ex-England striker wants male referees to help over VAR

With VAR being used for the first time in women’s football at the 24-team tournament in France, many games have had more than 10 minutes of stoppage time.

Iranian women [Photo Credit: www.timesofisrael.com]

FIFA ramps up pressure on Iran to grant women access to matches

Infantino requested a timeline to be delivered to FIFA that would result in women to being able to buy tickets for the qualifiers, which begin on Sept. 5.

Mary Onyali (Photo Credit: Making of Champions)

Mary Onyali named Anambra Sports Ambassador

The governor held a reception for the state contingents to competitions in Kwara and Abuja.

Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunor in Rabat

IAAF Diamond League: Blessing Okagbare wins in Rabat

Okagbare coasted to victory in the women’s 100m event on Sunday.

MoC Grand Prix: Top Nigerian athletes set for action in Lagos

Athletes based in Nigeria have been starved of competition.

Warriors

NBA Finals | The Warriors have been dethroned by the Raptors

The Warriors started the fourth quarter with a two-point lead, but could not meet up with the Raptors.

Enyimba-Akwa

NPFL: Enyimba beat Akwa United to win record eighth league title

The Aba-based team will represent Nigeria in next season’s CAF Champions League.

Anthony Joshua

Joshua won’t recover from recent defeat – Fury

Mexican-American Ruiz stopped 29-year-old Joshua in seven rounds at New York’s Madison Square Garden in a major upset on June 1.

The Olympic Rings stand in front of the flags of Nations in the Olympic Park in Sochi.. Picture date: Monday February 3, 2014. See PA story OLYMPICS Sochi. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire.

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic

It would be the first time Olympic podiums are made from recycled material.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Djokovic stays top, ahead of Nadal in ATP rankings

Rafael Nadal won the French Open on Sunday.

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung,

What I’ll do if reappointed sports minister — Dalung

The former minister says “any human being” cannot stop his appointment if he is destined to return.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Nadal beats Thiem to win 12th French Open

Nadal is now an 18-time grand slam champion.

Falcons-Presser

Four matches to watch this weekend

Falcons seek to soar as the Netherlands hopes to rewrite history.

Divine Oduduru

Divine Oduduru becomes second fastest African, sets new Nigerian record

About 45 minutes after his heroics in the 100m, Oduduru won the 200 meters in 19.73 seconds, both times wind-legal.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Nadal too tough for Federer, reaches 12th French Open final

The Spaniard had never lost to Federer in their five previous French Open meetings.

12th All Africa Games: Four athletes to represent Lagos at National Judo trials

The athletes would resume camping on Tuesday at the National Stadium, under the supervision of the Lagos State judo coaches, to sharpen their skills.