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Krejcikova Holds Off Paolini to Win Wimbledon Title

Barbora Krejcikova held off a charge from Jasmine Paolini in a gripping final at Wimbledon to claim her second Grand Slam singles title. Krejcikova, a French Open winner in 2021, held her arms aloft as she sealed a 6-2 2-6 6-4 victory on her third championship point. She shared a …

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Top Scorers At Copa America 2024

Ahead of the Copa America semi finals fixtures on Wednesday and Thursday, below are currently the highest goal scorers in the competition. Newsextra24 reports that Argentina will face Canada in the last-four, while Uruguay will tackle Colombia. However, Argentina’s Lautaro Martinez, still remains the top scorer in the competition with …

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Djokovic Bounces Back To Reach Fourth Round

SEVEN-time champion Novak Djokovic came from a set down to book his place in the Wimbledon fourth round with victory over Australia’s Alexei Popyrin. After a slow start on Centre Court, Djokovic, who has 24 Grand Slam titles, won 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-3). He will play Holger Rune next …

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Top Seed Swiatek Through To Wimbledon Third Round

TOP seed Iga Swiatek reached the third round of the women’s singles with a tenacious straight-set win over Petra Martic on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Croatian Martic pushed the Polish world number one in moments but lost her serve late in both sets in Swiatek’s 6-4 6-3 win. She also …

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Enugu State Bids To Host 2026 National Sports Festival

Mr. Boniface Onovo, the Director of Sports, Enugu State Ministry for Youths and Sport  says the state has enough facilities and potentials needed to host the 2026 National Sports Festival (NSF). Onovo disclosed this in Nsukka on Wednesday while speaking with newsmen shortly after conducting officials from the Federal Ministry …

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AFCON 2025: Super Eagles To Know Opponents Thursday

THREE-time champions and five-time runners-up,  Nigeria are expected to know their opponents for the qualification race of the 35th Africa Cup of Nations finals on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the draw for the 2025 AFCON would be conducted in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ademola Olajire, Director of …

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Nigerian Wrestling Federation Unveils 2024 Olympic Team

THE Nigerian Wrestling Federation has announced the six athletes who will represent Nigeria at the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France. In a ceremony held at the Dynamite Wrestling Gym in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Federation President Hon. Daniel Igali announced the team, which consisted of five female wrestlers, one male wrestler, …

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