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Tennis: Serena Fined $17,000 For U.S Open Code Violations

Serena Williams has been fined 17,000 dollars for the code violations she received during the U.S. Open final, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Sunday. During Saturday’s match, which she lost 6-2 6-4 to Japan’s Naomi Osaka, Williams was handed a coaching violation and a point penalty for breaking her racquet before a heated argument with umpire Carlos ...

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Meet Jayden Adetiba: Biography, Arsenal Sign 9-Year-Old Nigerian In South Africa

Premier League club, Arsenal has signed Nigeria-born Jayden Adetiba after spending five weeks on trial, being watched by the club’s academy bosses. The nine-year-old wonderkid was discovered by Arsenal scouts in South Africa. Adetiba, who has lived in the UK previously, has spent most of his life in South Africa, where he played for SuperSport United Soccer School. He is ...

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Marvin Olawale Akinlabi Park: Biography, Age, Parents, Unveiled By Real Madrid

Marvin Olawale Akinlabi Park: Real Madrid unveil Nigerian-born attacking midfielder for their youth team Marvin Olawale Akinlabi can feature for Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League after his unveiling as a second team player. Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid have unveiled Nigerian born attacking midfielder Marvin Olawale Akinlabi Park as part of their youth set-up. Marvin Olawale 18-years-old ...

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What Cristiano Ronaldo Earns At Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo – The former Real Madrid star is reportedly earning more than three times the amount of the second highest-paid player, Gonzalo Higuain. Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest-paid player in Serie A and earns three times more than anyone else in Italy’s top-flight, according to a report published by Tuttosport. The Portuguese star has been the big talking point ...

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Real Madrid To Swap Marcelo For Alex Sandro Of Juventus

Spanish giant, Real Madrid will likely swap Marcelo for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro in the January transfer window. According to Italian newspaper Tuttosport, Marcelo has a questionable relationship with new Real manager Julen Lopetegui, especially after being substituted off against Girona. This comes after it was alleged that the Brazilian wants to be reunited with his former team-mate and close ...

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FIFA Ranking: Nigeria drops to 41st position

Ilorin – Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Thursday dropped by one spot to 41st position in the new ranking formula adopted by World football governing body, FIFA. In the ranking table published on FIFA website, Nigeria garnered 613 points in August, placing it sixth on the continental stage behind Senegal, Congo DR, Ghana, Morocco and Cameroon. On the global scene, France ...

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Engr Ezeno Unity Cup Kicks Off in Amesi …Sponsor Promises to Make it an Annual Event

By Jude Atupulazi A football competition among the six communities making up Aguata 1 State Constituency has taken off in Amesi. The competition tagged, ”Ezeno Unity Cup”, according to the sponsor, Engr GOC Ezeno, is aimed at galvanizing the youths of the area towards showcasing their talents and possibly becoming professional footballers. The six communities taking part in the competition ...

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Former Pro Football Player Prepares to Take Final Vows as a Nun

Every single vocation story is different, but Sr. Rita Clare (Anne) Yoches is probably one of the more unusual. Sr. Rita Clare, who this month will profess final vows with the Franciscan Sisters T.O.R. of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother, was a four-time national champion professional football player prior to entering the convent. Yes, that’s American football. (She was a ...

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