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Wimbledon Cancelled Over Coronavirus Pandemic

The 2020 Wimbledon Championship has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic organisers announced on Wednesday. The unprecedented move is the first time the competition will be cancelled in peacetime and the first time it will fail to hold since...

Edo 2020: National Council on Sports To Decide Fate Of NSF – Sports Minister...

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has informed that a meeting with the National Council on Sports – the highest sports decision-making body in the country – will determine the new date for the 20th National Sports...

Ruel Ishaku Replaces Uboh-Idris As NPPF President

Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games gold medallist, Ruel Ishaku, has been elected President of the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation. Ishaku, a bronze medallist at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games and gold medallist at the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, was unanimously endorsed by...

Tennis: ATP Suspends Tour For Six Weeks Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

The ATP tour has suspended main tour and lower tier Challenger tier events for the next six weeks over coronavirus concerns. The development means this month's Masters 1000 events at the Miami Open and next month's Monte Carlo Open will...

Volleyball: NVBF Invite 8 To Camp For 2020 Olympic Qualifiers

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation has invited eight male beach volleyball players and two coaches to camp in preparation for CAVB Continental Cup and 2nd Round Phase Olympic Qualifier scheduled to hold between 19 and 23 March 2020 in Mozambique. The...

NCF Closes Lagos Camp As Coronavirus Forces Postponement Of Africa Cricket Championship

The Nigeria Cricket Federation has ended camping for the senior national team following the postponement of the African T20 Championship over coronavirus fears. The Africa Cricket Association announced that on advice from the Kenyan government, the event which had been...

Wrestling: NWF Inducts Seven New Members As Adekuoroye, Oborududu Get Cash Rewards

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has inducted seven new members into its Champions Club following their gold medal-winning efforts at the last three African Senior Wrestling Championships. According to statement signed by the Media Officer of the Federation, Emeka Dennar,...
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Coronavirus Prevents Sofia Kenin From Flaunting Pinky Stunning Outfit At Indian Wells

Sofia Kenin will no longer flaunt her pink outfit at Indian Wells which was on Monday shifted over coronavirus fears. Kenin had tweeted pictures of her new outfit meant for the tournament on Friday. ”What do you guys think of my...

Tennis: Indian Wells Suffers Setback Over Coronavirus Fears

The Indian Wells tournament has been shifted because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. The tournament which is one of the biggest and most prestigious outside of the Grand Slams was due to start this week. Health officials in California...

Monterrey Open: Elina Svitolina Outlasts Marie Bouzkoza To End One Year Title Drought

Top seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine clinched her first title of the 2020 season when she defeated No.9 seed Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, in a gritty three-hour Abierto GNP Seguros final. The hard-fought victory ends...

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Halep To Meet Stephens In French Open Final

Reigning US Open champion Sloane Stephens stands between top seed Simona Halep and a first Grand Slam title after she defeated Spanish third seed...

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