• Lagos Country Club Tennis Festival Serves Off

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    The inaugural edition of the Lagos Country Club Tennis Festival served off on Tuesday, with over 100 participants jostling for honours over three weeks of scintillating display of tennis-playing skills. According to captain of the club’s tennis section, Segun Aluko, eight categories would be competed for at the tournament sponsored by Etisalat. The festival, with…

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    Dalung Declares ‘State Of Emergency In Sports’

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    ..Says Sport Reform C’ttee Recommendations Will Be Implemented The Minister of Youth & Sport Development, Solomon Dalung, yesterday, declared a state of emergency in the nation’s sports sector, in the light of the poor performance of the nation’s contingent to the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the need for a new…

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    Ujiri Extends Basketball Mission To 6 African Countries

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    The president, general manager of the Toronto Raptors, and founder of the Giants of Africa project, Masai Ujiri, yesterday, announced that the project would be conducting camps in six countries across Africa this summer. The initiative, dedicated to supporting the growth of basketball in Africa, would expand camps from Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda to…

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  • UBA Out, Fidelity Go Goals’ Crazy

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    Standard Chartered Bank created the biggest upset of the 2015 Nigeria Bankers Games when they showed five-time winners and defending champions UBA the exit door of the competition in a closely contested quarter-finals contest that ended 1-0 at the Digital Bridge football pitch over the weekend. But the result was seen coming by pundits who…

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    NFF Terminates Keshi’s Contract

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    In what may be termed a ‘predictable’ move, the Nigeria Football Federation, late yesterday night, terminated the appointment of Stephen Okechukwu Keshi as Head Coach of the senior national football team, the Super Eagles. According to the statement released by the NFF Executive Committee on Saturday and made available to LEADERSHIP Sunday Sports at 10:45pm,…

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