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World Cup Preview: Russia Vs South Korea

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RUSSIA: Russia reached the quarterfinals at Sweden 1958, Chile 1962 and Mexico 1970. In the former two tournaments, they were eliminated by the hosts, while Uruguay were accountable for their exit after extra time in Mexico City. The Eastern Europeans went one better at England 1966, when, inspired by goalkeeper Lev...

Golden Eaglets To Face Congo In African Under-17 Qualifier

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The Golden Eaglets will play the democratic republic of Congo’s under 17 national team in the second round of the 2015 African under-17 championship qualifier next month.

Supporters Club Promise Full Support For Super Eagles

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The President General of the Nigeria football and other sports club, Rafiu Ladipo, says the Super Eagles should be rest assured of maximum support in Brazil.  

NOC President, Sani Ndanusa Says Preparation For The 2014 Commonwealth Games Is On Course

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President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, says preparation of athletes representing the country at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is on course.  

Daniel Igali Tasks Wrestlers To Be Focused On Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

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The President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali has charged Nigerian wrestlers selected to represent Nigeria at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, to be focused on the task ahead.  

Former Sports Minister, Samaila Sambawa Tasks Super Eagles To Defeat Iran

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Nigeria's former sports minister, Samaila Sambawa has charged the Super Eagles to go all out for victory against Iran in their first group match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.    

Dolphins Of Port Harcourt Say They Won't Honour Rescheduled Match Fixture Against Kano Pillars

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Nigeria professional football league side, Dolphins of Port Harcourt, say they will not honour the rescheduled match day 19 fixture against defending champions, Kano pillars.

Volker Finke: Cameroun Settles Bonus Issue

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Indomitable Lions of Cameroun have put aside disagreements over the trip to Brazil ahead of the kick off of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.    

Nadal Beats David Ferrer To Reach The Semi finals Of The 2014 French Open

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World number 1 Rafael Nadal came from a set down to beat David Ferrer 4–6, 6–4, 6–love, 6–1 to reach the last four of the 2014 French open.

Nigeria Finishes 10th At The inaugural IAAF

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Nigeria finished 10th at the inaugural IAAF world relays concluded at the weekend in the Bahamas.

Nigeria Needs To Up Her Game In Taekwondo - Chika Chukwumerije

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2008 Olympic bronze medalist, Chika Chukwumerije says Nigeria is to do a catch up with the rest of Africa if the country wants to remain competitive in the game of taekwondo.  

World Cup 2014: No Farewell Reception For Super Eagles - NFF

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The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has no plan to organise a farewell reception for the Super Eagles as they jet out next week for the final lap of preparations ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

World Cup 2014: Finances Not An Issue - Sports Minister

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Minister of Sports Tamuno Danagogo has given assurance of adequate funding for the execution of the Super Eagles World Cup 2014 campaign.  

Edwin Okon Announces 18 Players For The AWC Qualifier Against Rwanda

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Super Falcons coach Edwin Okon has made public a list of 18 players for this weekend’s African women championship qualifier against Rwanda in Kigali.

Nigeria DSTV Basketball League Technical Committee Bans Dodan Warrior's Adviser

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The technical adviser of Dodan Warriors Adeka Dauda and Union bank’s forward, William Ndounbe have been banned for two matches by the Nigeria DSTV Basketball League technical committee for unruly behaviour.

World Cup 2014: Analysts Weigh Up Nigeria's Chances

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The Super Eagles camp opens on Monday May 26 in London with all 30 invited players expected to fight for shirts ahead of the June 2nd deadline before the release of the final 23-man list.

Pele Expresses Concern Over World Cup Protest

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With just about 3 weeks to the kick off of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, three time winner and Brazilian legend, Pele, has expressed concern over the current protest in Brazil.

Shark FC Remains On Top Of The NPL Table

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Sharks FC of Port Harcourt remains on top of the Nigeria Premier League Table despite dropping points after week 13 fixtures decided at the weekend.

Djokovic Beats Nadal To Win Rome Masters

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World number two tennis players, Novak Djokovic beat number one, Rafael Nadal in the final of the Italian open in Rome on Sunday.