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ATHLETICS STARS DOMINATE SA SPORTS AWARDS

Athletics was the big winner on Sunday night (yesterday), with Track and Field athletes dominating the stage at the SA Sports Awards held in Johannesburg. With the country’s top sports

NIGERIA FIRST AFRICAN COUNTRY TO QUALIFY FOR 2018 SOCCER WORLD CUP

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Alex Iwobi’s second-half winner ensured Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup when their 1-0 home victory over Zambia on Saturday

SOUTH AFRICA PITCHES FOR 2023 RUGBY WORLD CUP

Ireland, France and South Africa all promised millions in the bank, great stadiums and “the best tournament ever” before figuratively plucking on the emotional heartstrings as they sought to earn

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2 PEOPLE FOUND DEAD AT THE CRICKET COURT IN LAUDIUM, PRETORIA

The bodies of 2 coaches, as well as two other critically injured men, were found at the stadium by a man playing on the field this morning. He then alerted

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GHANAIAN DECREE JOSEPH LAMPTEH WAVING OF APPEALS

Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey waving off appeals from Senegal players during a FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against South Africa in Polokwane in November 2016. FIFA on Wednesday ordered a

Nigeria hold on to end Cameroon’s World Cup hopes

Nigeria missed the opportunity to all but confirm a spot at next year’s World Cup as they stumbled to a 1-1 draw against Cameroon, but still confirmed the African champions’

President Muhammadu Buhari received the victorious D’Tigress in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari received the victorious D’Tigress during Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja today. The senior national women basketball team had on Sunday won the 2017 FIBA

Nigeria’s D’Tigress emerge African Champions

The Nigeria Senior Women’s Basketball team, D’Tigress, have been crowned African champions again following their 65-48 win over Senegal on Sunday in the final of the 2017 Afrobasket Championship. D’Tigress,

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Nigeria striker Samuel replaces injured Iwobi

CSKA Moscow forward Aaron Samuel and Standard Liege defender Uche Agbo have been moved up from standby to the main Nigeria squad ahead of this weekend’s 2018 FIFA World Cup

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Chelsea’s Aina awaits FIFA nod for Nigeria swap

Chelsea defender Ola Aina is waiting for FIFA clearance to play for Nigeria in World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon, officials said Thursday. Aina, who is on a season-long loan at