2019 NBA champion OG Anunoby and 48 others invited for D’Tigers Olympics camp

Nigeria men’s national team headcoach Mike Brown has invited top NBA stars to camp as the team prepare for the 2020 Olympics. The team is headlined by 2019 NBA champion OG Anunoby (Toronto Raptors) and other NBA stars such as Monte Morris (Denver Nuggets), Miye Oni (Utah Jazz), KZ Okpala (Miami Heat), Festus Ezeli, Precious …

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Denmark books Euro 2020 knockout ticket with demolition of Russia

Denmark delivered the performance of their lives as they hammered Russia 4-1 at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen to book their place in the Round of 16 of the tournament. 20-year-old Eriksen replacement, Mikkel Damsgaard, opened the scoring for Denmark with a brilliant shot that left the keeper rooted to the spot after 38 minutes. …

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Argentina secures quarterfinal slot with win over Paraguay

Argentina claimed a 1-0 success against Paraguay in Brasilia in their third group B game at the 2021 Copa America to book their place in the quarterfinals of the tournament. Sevilla midfielder, Papu Gomez scored the game’s only goal after 10 minutes in a below-par performance by La Albiceleste. Argentina have now remained unbeaten for …

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Watford signs Super Eagles forward Bonaventure

Nigerian forward Emmanuel Dennis Bonaventure has joined newly-promoted English Premier League side Watford FC on a permanent basis from Belgian Jupiler League champions Club Brugge for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year-old one-cap Super Eagle spent the second half of the 2020/21 season on loan at Bundesliga side FC Cologne after falling out of favour at …

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FC Ifeanyi Ubah edges Heartland in Oriental derby as Kano Pillars falls to defeat

FC Ifeanyi Ubah were impressive as they picked up an impressive 2-1 victory over Heartland in their Oriental derby game at home in Matchday 28 of the NPFL. Second half goals from Lukman Aliu and Nonso Nzediegwu put the Anambra Warriors in front before Kingsley Maduforo scored in added time to halve the deficit, but …

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Max Verstappen wins French GP to extend lead to 12 points

Red Bull rescued a dramatic victory for Max Verstappen with a powerful undercut and a bold second stop after his first-lap error put Lewis Hamilton in the ascendancy at the French Grand Prix. A third consecutive win for Red Bull – two for Verstappen and one for Sergio Perez – boosted their leads in both …

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Jon Rahm pips Louis Oosthuizen US Open glory for first major title

Jon Rahm birdied his final two holes to outlast Louis Oosthuizen by one stroke for US Open victory and his first major title. Oosthuizen was in a three-way share of the lead heading into the deciding round and opened up a one-shot lead on a gripping final day at Torrey Pines. But Rahm rallied in …

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Suns takes Game 1 of Western Conference Finals against Clippers

Devin Booker recorded a triple-double for the Phoenix Suns as they edged out the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 in Game 1 of their NBA Western Conference Finals to take a 1-0 lead in the series. Booker finished the game with 40 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists in the absence of veteran Chris Paul. Deandre …

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Twenty-five NPFL stars called up for Super Eagles friendly against Mexico

Super Eagles Technical crew released a list of 25 home-based players to prosecute the July 4th friendly against Mexico in the United States of America. Of the twenty-five, only twenty-two players will travel to America for the game against El Tri. Anayo Iwuala and John Noble are the only players to keep their places from …

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Flawless Azzurri, Wales qualify from group A

Italy continued their dominant start to the European Championship with a 1-0 win over Wales in their final Group A game at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Atalanta’s Matteo Pessina scored the game’s only goal after he turned in a Marco Verratti freekick in the 39th minute of the game as a largely second-string Azzurri …

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