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President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to reverse the decision taken by the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire in Nigeria.

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Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin remain on course for their 200m final rematch as both qualified with minimal fuss from their heats.
Bolt, who had admitted to feeling weary in the aftermath of his extraordinary 100m victory in the Bird’s Nest, won the third heat in 20.28 seconds, easing off with 40m to go and jogging across the line.

Sports Olympics Day 7 - Athletics

Technical manager of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Yussuf Alli yesterday posited that Africa’s queen of the track and field, Blessing Okagbare will bounce back in the women 200m event which begins today at the Main bowl of Beijing National Stadium popularly called Bird’s Nest.

Sports Blessing Okagbare

The saying in local parlance that “Warri no dey come last” was yesterday rubbished in far away Beijing, China where Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare finished last in the final of the 100m women event of the on going IAAF World Athletics Championships.

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The 20 clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League have so much to play for in the current season with the League Management Company (LMC) disclosing that the winner of the league title would rake in as much as N80million from revenue share, merit award, bonuses and kind.

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