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TOKYO 2020 QUALIFIERS: D’TIGRESS BEAT MOZAMBIQUE TO REACH SEMIS

Nigeria’s D’Tigress managed to triumph over Mozambique 57 – 48 despite a late surge from the hosts in the FIBA Olympics Pre-Qualifying Tournament in Maputo on Saturday.  Having walked over DR Congo, who failed to show up in the first game, the African champions started brightly and were cruising after the first quarter after opening …

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OKAGBARE AND ODUDURU WIN APPEAL, SET TO RACE IN THE 200M

Blessing Okagbare and Divine Oduduru have won their appeal to race in the men and women’s 200m at the World Championships after they were initially disqualified for failing to show up in their respective 100m races. Speaking to The Associated Press, Okagbare said that track’s governing body, the IAAF, has approved the appeal from the …

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NIGERIA RECORDS SECOND DEFEAT AT THE 2019 FIBA MEN’S WORLD CUP

Nigeria lost to Argentina at the on-going 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in a game that ended 94-81 at the Wuhan Sports center on Monday morning. Nigeria’s D’Tigers struggled to match up the against Argentines in the first quarter of the game when the first quarter ended  28 -17 in the favor of Argentina. At …

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