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NBA: Lakers Defeats Miami Heat To Win 1st Finals In A Decade


The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat in six games to win the NBA championship for the 17th time. The last of the six games ended 106-93 with Lakers bagging their first NBA Finals in 10 years and the fourth title for LeBron James.

Nike Officially Release Nigeria's 2020/21 Full Kit


Sportswear giant Nike has officially unveiled the Super Eagles 2020/21 home, away and third kits at a Nike event in New York City. Twenty four (24) plus months ago when Nike dropped their Nigeria kits for the 2018 World Cup, it blew away the minds of football folks all over the world. The home kit then featured white sleeves and a bright lime base with black and white zig-zags.

US Election : NBA Arenas To Be Converted To Polling Stations


National Basketball Association (NBA) playoff games will resume on Saturday three days after some teams and players initiated a strike by staying in their locker rooms as a protest to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Fulham Confirms The Signing Of Tosin Adarabioyo From Manchester City

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Manchester City Anglo-Nigerian defender Tosin Adarabioyo has joined Fulham on a three-year deal with a further 12 months extension during the transfer deadline day. The 23-year-old, who impressed on loan at Blackburn Rovers last season, has explained that the time was right for him to leave the club that has been his home since the age of five.

'It's Up To Barcelona & Dembele' - Koeman

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Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has issued a response to the rumors linking Ousmane Dembele with a move to Manchester United. United are reportedly in talks to sign Dembele on a season-long loan and hope to finalize a deal before the transfer window slams shut on October 5.

Obafemi Martins Joins Wuhan Zall On A 12 Months Deal

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Former super eagles forward Obafemi Martins has joined Chinese Super League club Wuhan Zall after been without a club since 2018 due to a hamstring injury. The 35-year-old centre-forward who enjoyed great success with rivals Shanghai Shenhua after teaming up with the side in 2016 from MLS club Seattle Sounders FC, was handed a one-year contract by sixth-placed Han Army.

EPL: Guardiola, Klopp Kicked Against Premiere League Rule On Substitute


Liver pool Manager, Jurgen Klopp and his Manchester City counterpart, Pep Guardiola, have kicked against the Premiere League new rule to revert substitute from five to three. Accordingly, five substitutes were the rule initially when matches resumed after the coronavirus pandemic to deal with the frantic schedules. Although other leagues have continued on that lane, but the English football Association decides to revert back to three against FIFA’s approval for the five until August 2021. The Premiere League throws its weight behind the fact that clubs with larger squad will be favoured as against otherwise.

Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu Resigns After Dustup With Messi


Barcelona F.C president Josep Maria Bartomeu and his entire board of directors has resigned after a torrid six (6) year under increasing pressure and picking up dustup out with Lionel Messi. The erstwhile was due to step down in March, having served the maximum two terms as president, but was facing a vote of no confidence. More than 20,000 club members signed a motion to remove him.

FIFA President Tests Positive For COVID-19


FIFA president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19, having reportedly experiencing mild symptoms and it is said that he will quarantine for at least 10 days. The world governing football body made this disclosure on Tuesday and has advised all those who have come into close contact with the 50 years old to self-isolate.

French Open: Nadal Defeats Djokovic For A 20th Grand Slam Title


Rafael Nadal has won his 13th French Open singles title and 20th Grand Slam tournament by beating Novak Djokovic in straight sets and he is now on tie with Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam singles titles.

Djokovic Disqualified From US Open Tournament


Novak Djokovic was surprisingly disqualified from the US Open on Sunday for striking a female lines official in the throat with the tennis ball. The world number one hit the ball in disgust after he went 5-6 down against the Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta. It appeared Djokovic was looking away from the office when he struck the ball with considerable force. She could be heard gasping and coughing on the tennis court upon the impact of the ball on her throat.

COVID-19: Roland Garros Now Moved to September


The organisers of the French Open tennis tournament have confirmed that the tournament has been postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic. It will now be played in September as against the earlier schedule date in May. The French tennis federation announced the decision Tuesday.

Dillian Whyte Brutally Knocked Out By Povetkin


Dillian Whyte's world heavyweight title dream was left in tatters after a second career defeat by Alexander Povetkin in a sensational fifth-round knock-out.

The heavyweight title defence fight between Britain's Anthony Joshua and Bulgaria's Kubrat 'The Cobra' Pulev will be postponed yet again till at least October due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn said.

Israel Adesanya 'The Last Stylebender' has defeated Cuba's Yoel Romero with a unanimous score of 48-47,48-47, AND 49-46 to retain his UFC middleweight title, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Saturday's fight ran Adesanya's undefeated fight record to 19-0, making him the best middleweight in the world.

A Parisian court has on Wednesday found the former head of World Athletics, Lamine Diack guilty of corruption, and sentenced to four years in prison with two years suspended and a fine of nearly $600,000 in a Russian doping scandal. Diack, 87 led the IAAF for 16 years and was found guilty to have received bribes of over $3 million to cover up Russian athletes' doping and also using the money to help finance Macky Sall's presidential candidacy campaign in 2012.

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare has pledged that the Moshood Abiola national stadium main bowl pitch will be re-grassed and rehabilitated to world-class standards by April 2020. The Minister made this disclosure on Wednesday in Abuja during the handover ceremony of the pitch to the contractor for re-grassing, fixing of scoreboards, and rehabilitation of the main bowl. While handing over the project to the contractor, Dare assured that the feat will bring back the stadium to global reckoning as the citadel of sporting excellence.

Tokyo Olympics May Be Cancelled - Shinzo Abe


Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe on Wednesday insinuated that the Tokyo Olympics 2020 (postponed to 2021) may not take place next year and will have to be cancelled unless the COVID-19 pandemic is contained. 

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