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LeBron James Becomes first active NBA Player with $1 Billion in Career Earnings
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LeBron James Becomes first active NBA Player with $1 Billion in Career Earnings

LeBron James has become the first NBA player to make $1 billion while still active in the sport. The news comes after Space Jam: A New Legacy, which James starred in and produced, enjoyed a whopping $31.6 million in revenue its opening weekend. According to Sportico, James has earned $330 million in his playing salary alone since being drafted in 2003. The 36-year-old has reportedly made another $700 million off the court through endorsements deals, merchandise, licensing, and his media production company, SpringHill Co. His current endorsement deals, which include partnerships with AT&T, Beats Electronics, Blaze Pizza, GMC, Nike, PepsiCo, Rimowa, and Walmart garner over $100 million every year. Sportico compared James’ historic earnings to Michael Jordan’s who, of course,...
Footballers don’t ‘wear bras’ – sporting reasons for under-shirt clothing explained
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Footballers don’t ‘wear bras’ – sporting reasons for under-shirt clothing explained

Sports science has become a crucial aspect of football in recent years and players often wear a piece of technology under their jerseys If you watch a lot of football and pay close attention to a team, you will have noticed that many footballers are now wearing under-shirt garments that, to some, resemble a sports bra. It's not a bra they are wearing though - it's a highly sophisticated piece of technology that is designed to aid players and their clubs in their physical development, ensuring they perform at an optimum level. So, in case you've been confused and were wondering what exactly players were wearing, Goal brings you everything you need to know
Indian Wrestling Legend and two Time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar arrested Over Death of Fellow Wrestler
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Indian Wrestling Legend and two Time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar arrested Over Death of Fellow Wrestler

A two-time Olympic medalist, Sushil Kumar has been arrested in connection with the murder of a fellow Indian wrestler, according to Delhi police. On May 4 Kumar, an unnamed man and another wrestler, a former junior national champion fought outside Delhi's Chhatrasal Stadium. Three people were admitted to hospital after the incident and the former junior national champion, eventually succumbed to his injuries. Kumar fled Delhi after news of the wrestler's death, according to a police spokesperson. Multiple teams were deployed in a search for him, with police also offering a cash reward for information leading to his arrest. After his capture in New Delhi on May 23, Kumar denied any wrongdoing in a plea for anticipatory bail he sent to a Delhi court last week. His legal te...
EPL Predictions For Week 25 – By Owolabi Marcus
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EPL Predictions For Week 25 – By Owolabi Marcus

  Wolves vs Leeds - BTS Southampton vs Chelsea - BTS Burnley vs Westbrom - Home Win Liverpool vs Everton - BTS Westham vs Tottenham - BTS Aston Villa vs Leicester - Away Win Arsenal vs Man City - BTS Man United vs Newcastle - Home Win Brighton vs Crystal Palace - Draw Fulham vs Sheffield - Draw You don't necessarily have to pick all games, you can pick some and leave the rest. Good Luck. You can follow @marcusowolabi on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
My hunger for success pushes me to want more in the sport – Asisat Oshoala
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My hunger for success pushes me to want more in the sport – Asisat Oshoala

Super Falcons and Barcelona striker, Asisat Oshoala, has said her hunger for success pushes her to want more in the sport. The 25-year-old, who is in contention for the African Women’s Player of The Year award, admitted that her drive for success for both club and country made her put in the best performance during games. With three of the last five African Player of The Year awards and a UEFA Champions League silver medal, as well as boasting 16 goals from 22 matches this year, Oshoala expressed optimism about winning her fourth award as Africa’s best women’s footballer. “Going for my fourth award, I think it is a very good thing. I just want to be consistent. It is the most important thing for me,” she said. “I don’t really know if 2019 is my best year because I’ve always b...
How Do I Stop Betting? by novice22
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How Do I Stop Betting? by novice22

If God answers all prayer, I would have been dead because I told him to take my life if I ever go into betting. I told Sango, god of thunder to take my life if I ever repeat my past mistake yet I am finding it very difficult to let go. I think it will be easier for me to make heaven than to quit betting forever....I have done a lot of things to let go of my addiction, but none is working. I believe a problem shared is half solved that's why I'm bringing this here. Mod please a lost soul.
EPL Predictions For Week 11 – By Owolabi Marcus
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EPL Predictions For Week 11 – By Owolabi Marcus

Leicester City humiliated Southampton by beating them 9-0 to record the highest ever away win in the history of top flight football in England. Liverpool came from a goal down to beat Spurs 2-1 while Crystal Palace held Arsenal 2-2 at the Emirates in week 10. More dramas to come this week. Bournemouth vs Man United - BTS Arsenal vs Wolves - BTS Aston Villa vs Liverpool - BTS Brighton vs Norwich - Home Win Man City vs Southampton - Home Win Shefield United vs Burnley - BTS Westham vs Newcastle - BTS Watford vs Chelsea - BTS Crystal Palace vs Leicester - BTS Everton vs Spurs - BTS If you stake N200 on nairabet.com or any Nairabet shop, you can win N40,429.56 BET CODE >> 220176338
EPL Predictions For Week 9 – By Owolabi Marcus
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EPL Predictions For Week 9 – By Owolabi Marcus

Wolves victory at the Ethiad over the reigning champion was the highlight of week 8. Brighton shocked Spurs and Newcastle gets a win at home against deflated Manchester United. The EPL can never be short of drama as we look forward to week 9. Everton vs Westham - BTS Bournemouth vs Norwich - BTS Aston Villa vs Brighton - Home Win Chelsea vs Newcastle - Home Win Leicester vs Burnley - Home Win Spurs vs Watford - BTS Wolves vs Southampton - Home Win Crystal Palace vs Man City - BTS Man United vs Liverpool - Away Win Sheffield Utd vs Arsenal - Away Win If you stake N200 on nairabet.com or any Nairabet shop, you can win NGN63,261.20 BET CODE >> 218807138
EPL Predictions For Week 8 – By Owolabi Marcus
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EPL Predictions For Week 8 – By Owolabi Marcus

So many goals was scored in week 7, we can only expect more in week 8. Brighton vs Spurs - Away Win Burnley vs Everton - BTS Liverpool vs Leicester - BTS Norwich vs Aston Villa - BTS Watford vs Shefield United - BTS Westham vs Crystal Palace - BTS Arsenal vs Bournemouth - BTS Man City vs Wolves - BTS Southampton vs Chelsea - Away Win Newcastle vs Man United - BTS If you stake N200 on nairabet.com or any Nairabet shop, you can win NGN94,777
EPL Predictions For Week 7 – By Owolabi Marcus
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EPL Predictions For Week 7 – By Owolabi Marcus

Leicester city shocked Tottenham, Sheffield United won away at Everton, Manchester City scored 8 goals against Watford. So much dram in week 6, we can only expect more this week. Sheff Utd vs Liverpool - Away Win Crystal Palace vs Norwich - BTS Aston Villa vs Burnley - BTS Bournemouth vs Westham - BTS Wolves vs Watford - Home Win Tottenham vs Southampton - Home Win Chelsea vs Brighton - Home Win Everton vs Man City - Away Win Leicester vs Newcastle - Home Win Man United vs Arsenal - BTS If you stake N200 on nairabet.com or any Nairabet shop, you can win NGN20,269.94
EPL Predictions For Week 6 – By Owolabi Marcus
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EPL Predictions For Week 6 – By Owolabi Marcus

Week 5 brought about a major upset as Norwich beat EPL champion Man City 3-2. Watford came from two goals down to get a draw against Arsenal. This week, we can only expect more drama. Southampton vs Bournemouth - BTS Leicester vs Tottenham - BTS Burnley vs Norwich - BTS Everton vs Shefield United - Home Win Man City vs Watford - Home Win Newcastle vs Brighton - BTS Crystal Palace vs Wolves - Away Win Westham vs Man United - Draw Arsenal vs Aston Villa - Home Win Chelsea vs Liverpool - BTS If you stake N200 on nairabet.com or any Nairabet shop, you can win NGN96,389.60
EPL Predictions For Week 5 – By Owolabi Marcus
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EPL Predictions For Week 5 – By Owolabi Marcus

Liverpool vs Newcastle -BTS Brighton vs Burnley -BTS Man United vs Leicester -BTS Shefield United vs Southampton -BTS Tottenham vs Crystal Palace -Home Win Wolves vs Chelsea -BTS Norwich vs Man City -Away Win Bournemouth vs Everton -BTS Watford vs Arsenal -Away Win Aston Villa vs Westham -BTS If you stake N200 on nairabet.com or any Nairabet shop, you can win NGN46,001.73 BET CODE >> 215401431
Russian boxer Dadashev dies at 28 from injuries sustained from his last fight
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Russian boxer Dadashev dies at 28 from injuries sustained from his last fight

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries he sustained during a fight on Friday night, according to his trainer, Buddy McGirt. Dadashev was 28. “It just makes you realise what type of sport we’re in, man,” McGirt told ESPN on Tuesday. “He did everything right in training, no problems, no nothing. My mind is like really running crazy, right now. Like what could I have done differently? But at the end of the day, everything was fine [in training]. He seemed OK, he was ready, but it’s the sport that we’re in. It just takes one punch, man.” Dadashev was placed in a medically induced coma after his loss to Subriel Matias in an IBF junior welterweight title eliminator bout. Dadashev underwent surgery at UM Prince George’s Hospital Center, Maryland, for bleeding on the brain. On S...
FG Releases New Age Classification, 15-Year-Old Now To Be Regarded As A Youth
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FG Releases New Age Classification, 15-Year-Old Now To Be Regarded As A Youth

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has released a new age classification in Nigeria. At the launch of the Revised National Youth Policy, 2019 which took place in Akure, Ondo State on May 24th, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, in a foreword presented at the launch, disclosed that the age bracket for the classification of youth in Nigeria has been reviewed downward from 18 – 35 years to 15 – 29 years. Dalung in his foreword, stated that the age classification had to be reviewed downward so that every federal government intervention programmes designed for youths will get to the youths themselves and not adults masquerading as youth. According to the Minimum Age Convention (1973), the general minimum age for admission to employment or wo...
Sports Ministry raises the alarm over delay in approving budget for African Games
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Sports Ministry raises the alarm over delay in approving budget for African Games

With about three months to the commencement of the 2019 African Games in Morocco, the Sports Ministry is still in the dark following alleged delay by the Presidency in approving its budget for the Games. The Sports Ministry was said to have submitted its budget proposal for the African Games to the Presidency last year with the hope of securing funds early to give Team Nigeria adequate preparations. The Games will run from August 19 to 31 in Morocco with 53 countries expected to participate. An official of the Sports Ministry told The Guardian yesterday that the delay in securing the budget approval for the Games might damage Team Nigeria’s quest of making appreciable impact in Morocco. “We may be heading for another fire brigade approach to preparations and participation the game...
Lebanese Pornstar, Mia Khalifa Gets Engaged to Her Longtime Boyfriend, Robert Sandberg
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Lebanese Pornstar, Mia Khalifa Gets Engaged to Her Longtime Boyfriend, Robert Sandberg

Ex-porn star turned sports commentator, Mia Khalifa just got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Chef Robert Sandberg who proposed to her in a very special way in Chicago. Robert Sandberg hid the ring in a bowl of dried ingredients and Mia almost ate the ring with the ‘new serving’ but thankfully Sandberg was on ground to warn her, and he proposed to her on the spot. She said YES. Sharing the news on his Instagram page, Sandberg wrote; We went to Chicago this weekend and had a wonderful dinner at Smyth. I proposed to @miakhalifa and she said YES! The ring was hidden in a bowl of dried ingredients and came out as a “new serving”. Mia was to curious and to eager to taste so she started to eat the inedible ingredients. I told her not do it and then I put the ring on the finger. I lo...
Sports Betting In Uganda Banned
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Sports Betting In Uganda Banned

Sports betting in Uganda banned by President Yoweri Museveni who ordered that no new licences should be issued to sports betting companies nor renewing of permits for the existing ones. According to Minister of State for Finance, Mr David Bahati, the President gave the directive saying that gambling has diverted the attention of the youth from hard work. “We have received a directive from President Museveni to stop licensing sports betting, gaming and gambling companies. The President has now directed the board which has been regulating them. From now onwards, no new companies are going to be licensed. Those which are already registered, no renewal of licences when they expire,” Mr Bahati revealed on Sunday during a church service in Rugarama Hill in western Kabale town. Mr...
Football News at 777score
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Football News at 777score

It has now become easier to follow football news; all information is now fully available on the website of sports statistics. It has a simple and user friendly interface thanks to which you can find information of interest in mere seconds. Attention here is paid to dozens of championships from various parts of the world. The information is usually updated live, thanks to which you definitely won’t miss anything important and will be always up to date. Also, at this site you can find the schedule of upcoming events, which allows you to find the necessary information quickly. 777score.com.br offers a simple and thought out interface. Even a beginner can navigate the platform easily. Thanks to this, you will not waste time. The most interesting results are presented directly at the home page....
Oldest Former NFF Scribe, Omokhaye Clocks 86
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Oldest Former NFF Scribe, Omokhaye Clocks 86

Herbert Omokhaye He may not be well known as he headed the administration of the Nigerian football governing body in the ‘ancient past’. At a time, it was even a subject of debate if he was ever a general secretary at the then Nigeria Football Association as his name was conspicuously missing on the board at NFF Secretariat, which listed past administrators. Herbert Omokhaye, who hailed from Otuo Owan East Local Government area of Edo State was the secretary of the NFA from 1964 to 1965 when he was seconded to the association from the just established National Sports Council (NSC), which transformed into National Sports Commission in 1970. Omokhaye clocked 86 yesterday as the oldest former scribe of Nigerian football still alive. From Nigeria’s files in the archives of FIF...
ICC Bids For Women’s T20 In Birmingham Commonwealth Games
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ICC Bids For Women’s T20 In Birmingham Commonwealth Games

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has submitted a bid for the inclusion of women’s Twenty20 at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the governing body said on Monday. Cricket has not featured in the quadrennial Games since its maiden appearance in 1998 when the South African men’s team won the gold medal in Kuala Lumpur. “Cricket and the Commonwealth are inextricably linked and almost perfectly aligned with 910 million of cricket’s one billion plus adult fans from Commonwealth countries,” ICC chief executive David Richardson said. “Creating a new partnership between women’s cricket and the Commonwealth Games demonstrates the commitment both organisations have to growing (the) women’s sport…” Birmingham is the perfect place to launch this partnership as 23 percent of i...
MFM Maintains Winning Streak in Final Six
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MFM Maintains Winning Streak in Final Six

ZENITH BANK WOMEN’S B’BALL LEAGUE The new entrant into the National Women Basketball League, the Mountain of Fire Basketball Club, on Monday completed a back-to-back victory in their first ever appearance in the final phase of the competition. In the abridged format which is n a home and away basis, the MFM ladies defeated Nigeria Customs in the reverse fixture 56-49 in the Final Six which started on Sunday at the Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos. On Sunday, MFM upset Nigeria Customs 58-57 in the opening match of the Final Six to the surprise of the spectators who were expecting a blow out for the new entrants. It was a tension soaked encounter in which the Customs led for the better part of the duration but the MFM ladies took over when it mattered most to win wi...
Five Things We Learned In The Premier League
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Five Things We Learned In The Premier League

English football came together to join Leicester in mourning the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash while Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League table with a 6-1 rout of Southampton.                                                         Chelsea’s Spanish striker Alvaro Morata (R) celebrates with Chelsea’s Spanish midfielder Pedro (C) after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge in London on November 4, 2018. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) City are two points clear of Chelsea, now second following a 3-1 win at home to London rivals Crystal Palace. But the latest round of matches also highlighted some potential weaknesses in Liverpool’s title challen...
Zimbabwe Boss Bangladesh Despite Taijul’s 10-Wicket Haul
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Zimbabwe Boss Bangladesh Despite Taijul’s 10-Wicket Haul

Taijul Islam’s maiden 10-wicket haul couldn’t stop Zimbabwe building a lead of more than 300 runs in the first Test against Bangladesh in Sylhet on Monday. Taijul grabbed four wickets in the second innings after his first-innings heroics of 6-108 as Zimbabwe were reduced to 165-6 by tea on the third day at the Sylhet International Stadium. The visitors, who had a 139-run first innings lead, are now 304 runs ahead despite their mid-innings collapse in the second knock. Regis Chakava and Wellington Masakadza frustrated Bangladesh to remain unbeaten on 19 and 17 at the break after Taijul bowled Sikandar Raza for his 10th scalp of the match. Bangladesh, who were bowled out for 143 in the first innings in response to Zimbabwe’s 282, needed some early breakthroughs to get back into ...
Barca Want £133m From Man Utd For Alba
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Barca Want £133m From Man Utd For Alba

Barcelona  have indicated that they will not entertain selling  Jordi Alba  for a cut-price fee. File: Barca The Spaniard’s contract situation has allegedly led to  Manchester United  identifying Alba as a potential signing but according to  Sport, Barcelona have little interest in coming to an agreement over his departure. The report claims that the Catalan giants will demand that any interested clubs shell out £133m – Alba’s release clause – to secure the player’s signature in one of the next two transfer windows
LIBYA VS NIGERIA: Eagles’ Chartered Flight Off 8am Today
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LIBYA VS NIGERIA: Eagles’ Chartered Flight Off 8am Today

Tomorrow’s 2019 AFCON reverse clash between Libya and Nigeria will kick off by 7pm, while the Super Eagles will fly out to Tunisia from Uyo by 8am on a chartered flight. Nigeria vs Libya Officials in Sfax, Tunisia, further informed that the weather is normal with temperature between 20 and 27 degrees. Nigeria trounced Libya 4-0 Saturday in Uyo to move to second in Group E on six points from three matches. Eagles Presents Special World Cup Ball To Governor Udom Should the North Africans avenge this loss, they will topple the Eagles from the second spot.
How Arsene Wenger Made Arsenal Lose Matches – Petr Cech
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How Arsene Wenger Made Arsenal Lose Matches – Petr Cech

Arsène Wenger Petr Cech has issued a withering assessment of Arsène Wenger’s final years with Arsenal, claiming that following “the Arsenal way” became more important than winning. Cech, who played for three seasons under Wenger, said the French manager effectively gave up any prospect of winning the Premier League by dogmatically adhering to his principles at the expense of positive results. The goalkeeper’s comments are more overtly critical of Wenger than any other current Arsenal player has been. Speaking after he had helped Arsenal to a fourth successive victory in the league, Cech said: “In the past, I would say the ‘Arsenal way’ was more important than getting the points sometimes and this is not how you win the league.” Cech said Arsenal’s failure to sustain a ti...
Rugby Bosses Introduce Full-Time Contracts For Women Players
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Rugby Bosses Introduce Full-Time Contracts For Women Players

Rugby chiefs announced on Monday that England’s women’s 15-a-side players will be given full-time contracts, saying the game was at a “tipping point” globally. Rugby There will be 28 full-time deals available, which will come into effect on January 1, along with seven elite player squad agreements. “This has long been our ambition and demonstrates the RFU’s commitment to growing the women’s game and the belief we have in the future of the sport,” said Rugby Football Union chief executive Steve Brown. All the contracted England players will be eligible to play for their clubs, returning to the RFU for international duties. “We are at a tipping point for women’s rugby globally and it is our ambition to be world number one and drive growth at every level,” added Brown. “As an ...
CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba Can’t Afford To Toy With Rayon Sport— Mfom
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CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba Can’t Afford To Toy With Rayon Sport— Mfom

Enyimba Striker, Mfon Udoh has stated that his team must not underrate Rayon Sports of Rwanda when they clash in the quarter-final of the CAF Confederation Cup.   Enyimba the only Nigeria club side remaining in intercontinental soccer contest this season have the chance of winning the Confederation Cup after they recorded some breath taking victories in the group stages of the competition. “We are in the knock out stage and there is no second chance,” Mfon told cafonline.com “The good thing is that we won’t underrate any team; all the teams in the quarter finals are very strong and we don’t expect Rayon Sport to give us an easy passage. We must be ready for tough games over the two legs (home and away). “It is our dream to make history as the first Nigerian team to win the CA...
Chelsea Icon Terry Stalls Spartak Moscow Move As Deadline Looms
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Chelsea Icon Terry Stalls Spartak Moscow Move As Deadline Looms

Chelsea legend John Terry is stalling on a move to Spartak Moscow. Terry, after leaving Aston Villa last summer, passed a Spartak medical on the weekend and can sign as a free transfer. However, Sport-Express says the deal has run into difficulties. Although Terry passed a medical, the deal is reportedly on hold as he and his family have concerns over moving to Russia. But Spartak need an answer imminently as they desperately look to sign a defender before Friday's Russian Premier League registration deadline  
NYSC Members In Ebonyi To Receive N10, 000 Allowances From September 2018
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NYSC Members In Ebonyi To Receive N10, 000 Allowances From September 2018

The Ebonyi Government says it will from September this year pay each member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state N10, 000 allowance. File: NYSC members Gov. David Umahi made the assertion on Sunday in Abakaliki while opening the maiden David Umahi Tertiary Institution Games (DUMTIGA) at the Pa Ngele Oruta Stadium, Abakaliki. Umahi said that the government was extending the gesture because the corps members had shown commitment to the cause of their fatherland. He said that the massive turnout of corps members at the stadium for the competition showed that they were active participants in the state’s development and patriotic citizens. “I want every sector of the state’s existence to emulate the corps members for its overall betterment. “In appreciat...
Ronaldo, Higuain Top Highest-paid Players In Serie A
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Ronaldo, Higuain Top Highest-paid Players In Serie A

  Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, is the highest-paid player in Serie A. Ronaldo, who completed a €100m move to the Bianconeri from Real Madrid in the summer, earns three times more than anyone else in Italy’s top-flight. Italian newspaper, Gazzetta dello Sport has revealed the wages of all Serie A players and it showed that the Portugal captain earns €31million (£28m/$36m) per season. Gonzalo Higuain, who joined AC Milan from Juve after Ronaldo arrived in Turin, is the next best paid, raking in €9.5million (£9m/$11m) per season. After Higuain, it is fellow Argentine attacker and Juventus star, Paulo Dybala on €7m (£6m/$8m), with Miralem Pjanic not far behind on €6.5m.
Femi Otedola gifts daughter, DJ Cuppy a 2018 Range Rover Sport
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Femi Otedola gifts daughter, DJ Cuppy a 2018 Range Rover Sport

New whip alert! DJ Cuppy has received a brand new 2018 Range Rover Sport from her billionaire oil magnate dad, Femi Otedola. Cuppy shared a photo of the new ride on Instagram with the caption: “Out with the old, in with the new! ?? THANK YOU @FemiOtedola ?♥ #NewCarAlert #2018Sport#WhiteOnWhite #LevelUp”
Hazard Brothers Reunion At Chelsea? Thorgan Hints At Premier League Return
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Hazard Brothers Reunion At Chelsea? Thorgan Hints At Premier League Return

Thorgan Hazard could be heading back to join brother Eden in England, with the Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder hinting at a Premier League return. Goal revealed during the January transfer window that the 24-year-old was among those being considered by Chelsea . Hazard has already taken in one spell at Stamford Bridge, but left in 2015 without making a senior appearance. Proving himself in Germany, while earning international recognition with Belgium, has brought the talented playmaker back onto the radar of English clubs, with Leicester another of those said to be keen. Hazard is ruling nothing out at this stage, telling Sport/Foot magazine: “England is appealing, but when you speak to players who play there, they also tell you that Germany seems like a great league. “W...
British Boxer Who Defeated His Opponent Shows Off His Horrific Injuries
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British Boxer Who Defeated His Opponent Shows Off His Horrific Injuries

British boxer, Conor Benn, has shown the horrific facial injuries he suffered after beating his French opponent Cedrick Paynaud on Wednesday night. The 21-year-old boxer, who is the son of former middleweight and super middleweight world champion boxer Nigel Benn, suffered a difficult fight last night. He got knocked down twice to the canvas in the opening round of the fight, but recovered to emerge victorious at the York Hall. Benn, whose left eye was cut and his right eye badly swollen by the end, won the fight by 57-54. On Wednesday afternoon, he showed off the horrific facial injuries suffered in a post on Twitter and Wrote: 'This sport is tougher than I thought. Bloody hell. Love to my supporters! See you next year!'
Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta Eyes World Cup Finale With Spain
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Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta Eyes World Cup Finale With Spain

Spain’s World Cup winning hero in 2010 Andres Iniesta believes next year’s tournament in Russia is likely to be his swansong at international level. Barcelona midfielder Iniesta, 33, signed a first ever “contract for life” with the Catalan giants last week. However, after a few injury-plagued seasons, he is hoping just to be fit in 2018 to top off a stunning international career. As well as scoring the winning goal in the 2010 final, Iniesta helped Spain win back-to-back European championships in 2008 and 2012. “I am realistic. There is a great chance this World Cup will be my last event with the national team,” Iniesta told Barcelona-based daily Sport on Friday. “I am aware of the moment, my age and everything it entails, but we will see how things develop. “There are ma...
Kemi Olunloyo Going Back To Prison 
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Kemi Olunloyo Going Back To Prison 

Controversial media personality, Kemi Olunloyo, who recently made bail, has revealed she is gong back to prison but its all for a good cause. Kemi, revealed that she was called to pick up a medal she won  at the prison Olympics and is more than honoured to be doing so. #BREAKING: I receive my gold medal tomorrow from Port Harcourt Prison Olympics. I took part and was called for medal day. Yes I am going back to prison while I'm here for court. That prison was a badge of honor for me! I left an indelible mark there. Watch out for my book #StraightOuttaPHMax coming soon.
Babatunde Michael Buys 2 Range Rovers For His Wife And Himself
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Babatunde Michael Buys 2 Range Rovers For His Wife And Himself

Super Eagles of Nigeria and Qatar SC midfielder Babatunde Michael on Wednesday surprised his wife, Olayemi Babatunde with a new Range Rover Sport and not only that, he also got himself a Range Rover as he hopes to enjoy his off season holiday in Nigeria very well.
Mercedes Announces Two New Special Editions Of The G – Class
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Mercedes Announces Two New Special Editions Of The G – Class

According to Mercedes official website and some auto blogs, customers are looking for a more refined approach on the current Mercedes-Benz G-Class can now choose between two new special models. Available for the G350d and G500, the first one is called simply Edition, and comes with starting price of $119,765 (37.7million Naira) and $132,632 (41.7 million naira) respectively, in Germany, tax included. An assortment of exterior upgrades help differentiate both versions of the SUV, starting with the Designo Magma Red, Designo Mystic White and Obsidian Black color options, a set of 5-spoke AMG-made wheels wrapped in 275/55 tires, and Obsidian Black detailing for the three louvers on the grille, side mirror casings and spare wheel cover. Inside, the designo manufaktur Edition G-Wagon a...
Lagos’ First Black Polo Player, Neku Atawodi Speaks on Growing The Sport in Nigeria to CNN’s ‘African Voices’
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Lagos’ First Black Polo Player, Neku Atawodi Speaks on Growing The Sport in Nigeria to CNN’s ‘African Voices’

This week CNN’s ‘African Voices’ reports from Nigeria, where it meets former polo player Neku Atawodi. Known for being the first black polo player in Lagos, Atawodi reflects on her career and outlines some of the initiatives she’s implementing to grow the sport in West Africa today. ‘African Voices’ hears from Atawodi how she began riding at nine years old: “Everyone was like, ‘You shouldn't cause you're a girl’ and I just went ahead and did it. Then when I was about 13 I told my uncle, ‘Can I play this professionally?’ and he said ‘Absolutely not’. When I went to school in England I just grew wings and did it anyway.” Having studied all genres of horse riding, including dressage and show jumping, Atawodi qualified as a professional equestrian scientist, but the move into playi...
How To Start Running Like A Pro
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How To Start Running Like A Pro

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Two Gored In Indian Bull-Taming Event
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Two Gored In Indian Bull-Taming Event

Two men have gored to death and up to 90 other people were injured in a bull-taming event in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu amid ongoing debate and protests about the future of the sport. The sport, known as jallikattu, was banned by India's Supreme Court in 2014 which agreed with a petition by animal rights activists that it was cruel to the animals. However, the government on Saturday passed an executive order to temporarily lift the ban following widespread protests and Jallikattu events were subsequently held in towns and villages across Tamil Nadu. Police on Monday morning tried to evict proponents of the sport who were protesting on Marina Beach in the state capital Chennai saying they would not disperse until the ban was permanently lifted. Clashes were repor...
Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets Neymar & Other Barcelona Players
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets Neymar & Other Barcelona Players

Actor and politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger who is in Spain for his Arnold Classic Europe bodybuilding event met with Barcelona players and spent some time with superstar, Neymar. The Hollywood icon expressed his delight at the meeting writing on Instagram: 'Fantastic to kick off the @arnoldsports Europe by meeting a true champion, @neymarjr! Great to see you my friend!'.  
My Last Encounter With Stephen Keshi – Aderonke Ogunleye
Sport

My Last Encounter With Stephen Keshi – Aderonke Ogunleye

“Hello Sir, I am Aderonke Ogunleye, a sports journalist from MTNfootball.com, I want you to react to your new appointment as the Eagles Coach,” I called his number in the USA. In return, he said: “Do you know the time? It is 1am in the morning and your call just woke me up. I hurriedly apologised and said I would call back. Keshi: No, I am up already……. (he went on and on but he reacted, I had a story, an exclusive which I excitedly sent to my boss, Samm Audu. We got the first reaction after he was announced as the Super Eagles gaffer.’ As a kid I watched him play. It was an honour for me to even speak to him, a legend. Surprisingly, few weeks later a number called me and said “Hello I am Stephen Keshi and you can come for the interview, good to hear your tiny voice agai...

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