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    Joshua’s title reclaim, Ujiri’s NBA win, Brume’s leap — 10 major sports stories of 2019

Joshua’s title reclaim, Ujiri’s NBA win, Brume’s leap — 10 major sports stories of 2019

Sometimes it's the shame, sadness, and anger of losing out to rivals. Other times, the anxiety, pride and concomitant elation are evident. Whichever it is, emotions have always been integral to sports. There's no gainsaying that the 2019 sports scene has witnessed moments hysteria and scandals alike — giving way to pivotal achievements that tugged at our heartstrings and dominated talks [...]

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    FULL LIST: Ighalo, Brume, D’Tigress shine at 2019 Nigerian Sports Award

FULL LIST: Ighalo, Brume, D’Tigress shine at 2019 Nigerian Sports Award

Odion Ighalo, former Super Eagles striker, has been named footballer of the year at the 2019 Nigerian Sports Award. The 2019 edition was held at the Eko Hotel and Suites on Friday night. Ighalo, who had an outstanding performance for Nigeria before retiring from international football, won the gong after he emerged highest goal scorer at the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. https://twitter.com/ngrsportsaward/status/1200523302760005635?s=21 He [...]

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    17th WAC: Nigeria’s Ese Brume wins bronze in women’s long jump

17th WAC: Nigeria’s Ese Brume wins bronze in women’s long jump

Ese Brume, track and field athlete, has won Nigeria's first and only medal at the 17th edition of the World Athletics Championship at the Khalifa International stadium in Doha. Brume became the third Nigerian, after Chioma Ajunwa and Blessing Okagbare to make it to the long jump final at the Athletics championship, after leaping 6.91m to win the bronze medal on Sunday. Germany's Malaika Mihambo [...]

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    Asaba 2018: Nigeria wins gold in women’s 4x100m title, long jump, discuss

Asaba 2018: Nigeria wins gold in women’s 4x100m title, long jump, discuss

The Nigerian quartet of Joy Udo-Gabriel, Blessing Okagbare, Tobi Amusan and Rosemary Chukwuma won gold medal in the women's 4x100m final at the African Athletics Championship. Team Nigerian got the first spot in a time of 43.77 seconds to be crowned African champions. Akanni Simbine anchored team South Africa to claim the gold medal in the final of the men's 4x100m. South Africa [...]

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    Brume’s golden leap earns Nigeria another gold

Brume’s golden leap earns Nigeria another gold

Ese Brume won gold in the women's long jump at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on Thursday with a leap of 6.56m. England's Jazmin Sawyers was second while Christabel Nettey from Canada was third. It is Nigeria’s first gold medal in this event in 14 years, but it might not have gone to Brume had Blessing Okagbare competed in the event. It clashed with her [...]

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