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Ogun plans to honour Anthony Joshua

The Ogun State Government  has revealed that it has  plans to honour  new world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. Joshua defeated veteran Wladimir Klitschko  at Wembley  in London on Saturday, knocking out the Ukrainian in  the 11th round. The bout was watched by 90,00...

Once Rejected by Nigeria, How Anthony Joshua Became Champion of the World

The new IBF and WBA heavyweight champion of the world, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, could have fought Vladimir Klitschko, as world boxing champion, under the green white green banner of Nigeria rather than the British Union Jack. But for one small and now ultimately significant re...

How Nigeria rejection led to Joshua's rise to stardom

There, on Saturday night, could have been Anthony Joshua fighting Wladimir Klitschko, as world boxing champion, under the green white green banner of Nigeria rather than the Union Jack.There, but for one small and now ultimately significant rejection by Nigerian boxing officials ...

Neymar: This player will be the next Neymar

Neymar: This player will be the next Neymar NEYMAR reckons Manchester City ace Gabriel Jesus could be ... the new Neymar. GETTY ...

Will video games ever be an Olympic sport? (We hope not.)

Competitive video gaming, known as eSports, will become a medal event at the 2022 Asian Games, a landmark decision that begins the very-long process of paving the way for the activity’s inclusi...

International Olympic Committee expresses regret over NHL’s Olympic no-show

AARHUS, Denmark — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed regret that the world’s best ice hockey players will miss next year’s Winter Games after the National Hockey League...

NHL stars won't shine at Pyeongchang Winter Games

The International Olympic Committee says its disappointed but not surprised by the National Hockey League’s decision to pull out of next year’s Winter Games. Home to the world’s best ice h...

NHL decision on Olympics is regrettable, says IOC

By Karolos Grohmann | AARHUS, Denmark AARHUS, Denmark The National Hockey League's decision not to take part in the 2018 Winter Olympics is regrettable and will come as a big blow...

Kurt Angle to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2017

WWE announced on Monday that Olympic gold medalist and twelve-time world champion Kurt Angle will headline the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The ceremony will take place on March 31 at the Amw...

Demarcus Cousins Is Worth Your Loyalty

Demarcus Cousins does something noteworthy every night, in between the lines or outside them. Here’s a case for how his and the Sacramento Kings’ marriage has been a perfect storm of dysfunc...

Coe backs 'bold' new athletics event

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe threw his support Wednesday behind a new team event spearheaded by Usain Bolt, saying the sport needed “brave, bold ideas” to stay relevant. Nine-time Oly...

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