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“I Am Not Concerned About Anthony Joshua” – Deontay Wilder

World Boxing Council heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder, he is focused on beating Tyson Fury in his next bout and doesn’t care about Anthony Joshua. Wilder insists his status as a world-class heavyweight has nothing to do with his rivalry with Anthony Joshua and that The pair were primed for heavyweight division bout but negotiations broke down again earlier this month …

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Floyd Mayweather Reveals He Wants A Rematch With Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather is not done as he wants a rematch with former UFC Lightweight champion Conor McGregor after he fights Khabib Nurmagomedov. Mayweather fought McGregor last year in the highest grossing pay-per-view fight of all time but now he wants to fight Nurmagomedov and McGregor in a second fight. Nurmagomedov called out Mayweather on Tuesday but wrote that he did …

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Mayweather says he’s ready to fight Nurmagomedov

Former world welterweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather insisted Wednesday he plans to fight mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov following the Russian’s victory over Conor McGregor. In comments to the TMZ Sports website, Mayweather was adamant that a fight with Nurmagomedov was “happening” provided it took place in the boxing ring. Asked by a TMZ if a fight with Nurmagomedov …

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Nigerian Amputee Football Team sets up GoFundMe Page for Mexico World Cup

The Amputee World Cup in Mexico is just three weeks away, and it’s sad to report this, but the Nigeria football team have resorted to social media to call for sponsorship. The Special Eagles missed the last three tournaments in 2010, 2012 and 2014 due to the lack of funding and this may be the case this year if they don’t meet …

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Nigeria is getting a Male Bobsled Team!

Nigeria made history earlier in the year when three women Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere, and Akuoma Omeoga represented the country in the Bobsled event at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Now, history is set to be made again as the Bobsled & Skeleton Sports Federation of Nigeria (BSF) has announced that a male bobsled team has been put together. OkayAfrica shared that the team came to be after …

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Serena Williams bravely strips down to support Breast Cancer Awareness in this Video | Watch

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is in October, Serena Williams is participating in an I Touch Myself Project, which was inspired by late singer Chrissy Amphlett, who passed away from breast cancer in 2013. Serena Williams posted on Instagram: This Breast Cancer Awareness Month I’ve recorded a version of The Divinyls global hit ‘I Touch Myself’ to remind women to self-check regularly. Yes, this put …

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D’Tigress’ #FIBAWWC journey comes to an End after Loss to USA

The Nigerian women’s basketball team D’Tigress‘ journey has come to an end at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain. The team wowed the whole world after winning three matches consecutively in the tournament. D’Tigress, after defeating Turkey, Argentina and Greece, became, not only the first African team to win a match or advance past the group stage in the world cup, but also the first …

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Nigeria’s D’Tigress wins first ever Group Stage Match at FIBA Women’s World Cup

Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress beat Turkey 74-68 for their first ever win at the FIBA Women’s World Cup. The African champions were trailing with 12 points in the first quarter, with Turkey leading 19-7. But having already tasted defeat in the tournament, losing 86-68 to Australia, the girls were determined to not leave with tournament without any win. ESPN writes that Sarah Ogoke led …

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Tigers Woods wins 1st Pro Golf Tournament in 5 Years

Tiger Woods is finally back on track! The ace Golf player has surprised fans with his win since 2013. TMZ reports that the 42-year-old star beat Billy Horschel by 2 strokes with an 11 under par finish at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta on Sunday. This victory marks Woods’ 80th tournament win. Speaking shortly after his win as the crowd cheered, Woods shared …

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Video: Watch Anthony Joshua’s devastating right hand which downed Povetkin

World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua on Saturday retained his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles after stopping his Russian opponent Alexander Povetkin in round seven. Watch the devastating knockout here: Joshua lays him out it’s nights out for Povetkin #AJPovetkin #JoshuaPovektin pic.twitter.com/gIy4T66Ofy— Kirk O'Rourke (@kirkorourke11) September 22, 2018 Russia’s Alexander Povetkin (2nd L) falls backwards after Britain’s Anthony Joshua …

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Breaking: Anthony Joshua knocks out Alexander Povetkin in seventh round

World Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has knocked out Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round of their world title fight. Povetkin didn’t have it his own way but Joshua was just too powerful. Alexander Povetkin was stopped for the first time in his career. Joshua retained his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles after round seven stoppage knockout. Referee Steve Gray had …

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LeBron James poses with his team on Latest Cover of The Hollywood Reporter & addresses President Trump calling him ‘Dumb’

It’s all about King LeBron James in the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter as the 33-year-old NBA basketball player poses with his team on the latest cover. He talks to the magazine about how he felt when President Donald Trumpcalled him “dumb”, the Serena Williams U.S Open incident, making his way into Hollywood and many more. 282561-man2.psd Read excerpts below. On not being bothered …

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Alvarez claims WBC, WBA title after defeating Golovkin

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez claimed the WBC and WBA world middleweight titles by inflicting a first career defeat on Gennady Golovkin with a gripping points win in their Las Vegas rematch. The Mexican claimed a frenetic final round on two of the three scorecards which was critical in preventing a repeat of the draw both men shared 364 days earlier at …

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“You don’t build tenacity, work ethic, a lot of stuff without failing” – Serena Williams

In her first appearance since the 2018 US Open final, tennis champion Serena Williams opened up about failures and receiving feedback. Serena spoke on stage at the Shop.Org conference in Las Vegas. On receiving feedback: “It’s hard. It so happens to be my specialty because I’ve been taking feedback since I was like 3 years old. I’m really good at taking feedback,” columnist Ed Graney quoted …

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There’s going to be a Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao rematch! | Watch Mayweather’s Confirmation

If you thought the  Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight was intense, you are in for some more action as Floyd Mayweather has confirmed that a rematch is in the works. Mayweather shared a video on Instagram declaring that he is coming out of retirement this year to put up his 50-0 record on the line with former opponent Manny Pacquiao. A match he describes as an “easy work”. He shared “I’m …

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Nissan signs tennis star Osaka as brand ambassador

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) said on Thursday it had signed U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka as its next brand ambassador. Nissan wants to tap the tennis star’s youth, drive and Japanese roots to appeal to younger customers.Osaka, 20, shot to international fame on Saturday when she defeated 36-year-old American Serena Williams at Flushing Meadows to become the first …

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Artist says Serena Williams Cartoon was about “her poor behaviour… not race”

Mark Knight, the artist whose cartoon depiction of star tennis player Serena Williams got the internet buzzing has said that the cartoon isn’t racist. In an interview with Australian publisher, Herald Sun, who are solidly behind the cartoonist, Knight said that the cartoon was about her reactions which earned her penalties on Sunday night’s US Open finals. “I drew this cartoon Sunday night after seeing …

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Umpires reportedly considering Boycott of Serena Williams Matches

Tennis umpires are reportedly considering a boycott of matches involving Serena Williams after her outburst in the US Open final against Naomi Osaka. Serena had received a warning, a point penalty, and finally, a game penalty after an outburst that saw her call the umpire Carlos Ramos a thief. Although the International Tennis Federation (ITF) had come to Ramos’ defense, saying that his “decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules,” …

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Naomi Osaka speaks on #USOpen Final Match against Serena Williams

Naomi Osaka, the first Japanese woman to win the US Open, defeated her idol Serena Williams to do so. The match, however, was one marred by controversy, after Serena was given a point then a game penalty, and she criticized the umpire for doing so. An emotional Osaka had apologized to the crowd for her win after they kept booing, thinking it was directed …

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Caster Semenya shares Inspiring Nike Ad

Nike has enlisted South African athlete Caster Semenya as part of their ‘Just Do It’30th-anniversary campaign. The Olympic and world champion shared the ad on her Instagram, and it continues in the fashion of the other Just Do It campaign ads – powerful and inspiring. She shared the ad with the caption: Too fast? Too bad. I was born to do this. #justdoit Check out …

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