Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Nigeria’s Stylebender, Israel Adesanya defeats Italian Opponent to retain his UFC Middleweight title

Israel Adesanya also known as the Stylebender has again demonstrated his excellence to the world; by retaining the middleweight title at the 263rd episode of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The Champ defeated his Italian opponent, Marvin Vettori to win the...

A Week After Pulling Out Of The French Open, Naomi Osaka Pulls Out Of Berlin Wimbledon Tuneup

Barely a week after pulling out of the French Open due to her mental health struggles, Tennis Champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of next week's Berlin WTA 5000 grass-court tournament. She made the decision on Monday, raising doubts about...

Flo-Jo: Comedian Tiffany Haddish To Star As Olympic Gold Medalist Florence Griffith Joyner, In New Biopic

Comedian Tiffany Haddish is set to produce and star in a game1 biopic about track and field icon Florence Griffith Joyner; who was also known by her nickname Flo-Jo. According to Deadline Haddish will portray the stylish, three times...

Nigeria’s Ese Brume sets the new African Long Jump record

Twenty-five years after long jumper, Chioma Ajunwa, conquered the world by winning a gold medal at Atlanta ‘96 Olympics, another Nigerian, Ese Brume, has made big headlines, this time in the city of California. Ese Brume, was Nigeria’s only athlete...

Overwhelming global outpour of Support for Naomi Osaka as tennis leaders pledge to address Player’s Concern.

The past couple of days have been dramatic for 23 year old Tennis Champion, Naomi Osaka. After she was fined $15k for refusing post match press interviews for mental health reasons, she pulled out of the French open tournament....

Egyptian Basketball Team Zamalek, Emerge Winners of inaugural Basketball Africa League

Egypt’s Zamalek players etched their names in gold letters in the club's history, after winning the inaugural edition of the Basketball Africa League, (BAL). On Sunday, the White Knights won the championship by defeating Tunisian giants US Monastir 76-63 at...

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out Of French Open After Being Fined $15k For Refusing A Press Conference

The deadlock between Tennis champion, Naomi Osaka and the French Open over her refusal to participate in post-match press conferences came to a boiling point today; as the tennis superstar has announced that she has withdrawn from the tournament. This move...

The Three Highest Paid Black Soccer Players In The World

In a recent forbes publication of the highest paid soccer players or footballers in the world; only three were Africans or of African descent. Football also called soccer, is one of the most lucrative jobs in the world. Footballers...

SIMONE BILES MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST WOMAN GYMNAST TO LAND YURCHENKO DOUBLE PIKE VAULT AT U.S. CLASSIC

On Saturday night, at the U.S. Classic in Indianapolis, Simone Biles made  major history as she became the first woman to land a Yurchenko double pike in competition. The Yurchenko double pike vault has only ever been done by men...

NBA Sponsored Basketball Africa League Commences In Rwanda

The Basketball Africa League has set off as the 12 teams that will participate in the inaugural season have arrived Kigali, Rwanda. It first was announced during the National Basketball Association's 2020 All-Star Weekend in Chicago. The first game of...

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