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Usain Bolt Sets Last Race In Jamaica For June

Jamaica’s Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will run his last race on home soil at June’s Racers Grand Prix before retiring from competition two months later, he said on Friday. The 30-year-old has already said he plans to retire from …

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Sadiq Umar: Bologna My Big Chance To Shine

Nigeria U-23s striker Sadiq Umar believes his season-long loan move to Serie A side Bologna from Roma is a ‘big chance’ for him to prove himself in the division, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The 19- year-old, who scored four goals …

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Atlanta ’96 e-Book Set For Lagos Launch

Football website Goal.com Nigeria and the University of Sussex will on Thursday launch an e-book in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Nigeria’s victory in the men’s football event of the 1996 Olympic Games. The e-book with title, ‘Nigeria’s Olympics: …

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Mikel, Moses Join David Luiz In Chelsea Training

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has rejoined Chelsea in training for the first time since the Rio 2016 Olympics ahead of Sunday’s English Premier League clash against Swansea at the Liberty stadium, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Mikel, who captained the Olympic Eagles …

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Olympic Eagles Land In Lagos After Rio Bronze

The Nigeria U-23 team arrived in Lagos on Monday night from Brazil, where they participated in the men’s football event of the Rio 2016 Olympics, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The team won the bronze medal after beating Honduras 3-2 in the …

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We Wont Return $390,000 Donation – Mikel Insists

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Rio Olympic bronze winning team led by Chelsea star, Mikel Obi are heading a collision course over the $390,000 donated to them by a Japanese fan. On Saturday, the NFF issued a statement …

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Chelsea Celebrate Mikel’s Rio 2016 Bronze Medal

English Premier League club Chelsea have celebrated with their midfielder, Mikel Obi, who captained Nigeria U-23s to win bronze in the men’s football event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Complete Sports Nigeria. Mikel was instrumental in Nigeria’s nail-biting 3-2 …

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Neymar Steps Down As Brazil Captain

Neymar produced a wonderful performance to help Brazil secure Olympic Gold on Saturday night but then stepped down as captain of the national side, GiveMeSport reports. The 24-year-old struck a glorious free-kick after just 27 minutes to give Brazil a first …

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Troost-Ekong Focuses On Bronze After Germany Defeat

Nigeria U-23s defender, William Troost-Ekong, has stated that they will do everything possible to pick the bronze medal in Saturday’s third place match against Honduras, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The U-23 Eagles lost 2-0 to Germany in the semi-final on Wednesday. Reacting to …

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Germany End Olympic Eagles’ Rio Gold Dreams

Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles’ dreams of winning the men’s football gold medal here at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were ended on Wednesday after a 2-0 defeat to Germany at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. Lukas …

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Etebo Injured As Olympic Eagles Fall To Colombia

Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles lost their first match at Rio 2016 on Wednesday night/Thursday morning to Colombia but still topped Group B with six points, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The Nigerians will also be sweating over the fitness of main man …

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