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The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) cannot regulate the practice of advertising in Nigeria contrary to the provisions of the extant Advertising Practitioners (Regulation) Act of 2004. The court also declared that the NBC lacks the power to prohibit exclusivity on privately acquired intellectual property rights […]

Lewis Hamilton will be able to race in Sunday’s Monaco Formula One Grand Prix wearing jewellery after his exemption was extended. Hamilton was told in Miami earlier this month that his nose stud must be taken out for the seventh round of the campaign in Monte Carlo. The seven-time world champion had said the nose […]

French wildcard, Leolia Jeanjean, has defeated eighth seed, Karolina Pliskova, in the French Open second round for a win she said will change everything. The world number 227, who lived on minimum wage after a knee injury when she was 15 years kept her off the courts for two years, beat Czech Republic’s Pliskova 6-2; […]

Players and coaches are calling for a limit to the number of ‘back-to-back’ matches to protect them from exhaustion, stress and tiredness. Almost nine in ten players who took part in a survey for global footballers’ union Fifpro believe that the limit should be six matches or fewer. According to Fifpro’s chief medical officer Prof […]

Super Falcons goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie has been awarded with the Bruno Martini Award for Goalkeeping Revelation of the Season in French women’s football. Soccernet.ng. reports that the French Association of Professional Football Goalkeeper Coaches awarded the Paris FC goalkeeper for her excellent performance in the league. She helped Paris FC finish third in the league, […]

Roma won their first major European trophy by beating Feyenoord in the inaugural Europa Conference League final in Tirana. Jose Mourinho’s first season in charge of the Italians ended with a trophy after Nicolo Zaniolo chested down Gianluca Mancini’s lofted pass before beating goalkeeper Justin Bijlow with a clever flick. Mourinho, who has won the […]

Super Eagles Head Coach Jose Peseiro has underlined his ambition with the Super Eagles, promising to make the team great again and expressed confidence the Super Eagles can win the next AFCON.  The Portuguese was recently confirmed the new head coach of the three-time African champions. The 60-year-old is expected to take charge of the […]

British number one Emma Raducanu was unable to capitalise on a one-set lead as her French Open debut ended with a defeat in the second round. Raducanu, 19, lost 3-6 6-1 6-1 to Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus, as her exit means there are no British women left in the singles draw, with Heather Watson and […]

Top officials of the African Union and United Nations have said in messages for Africa Day that the continent has become a collateral victim of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, further denting the continent’s ability to fulfil its enormous promise and potential. Every year, May 25 is marked as Africa Day, the anniversary of the founding of […]

The United Kingdom government has approved the 4.25 billion pounds’ takeover of Chelsea by a consortium led by Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner; Todd Boehly. Chelsea, which is a London club, was put up for sale in March before owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned over his links to Russian president; Vladimir Putin. Chelsea have been operating […]


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