Boxing

WADT clears Nigerian-born Bahraini star, Eid Naser of anti-doping violation

World Athletics yesterday freed Nigerian-born Bahraini star, Salwa Eid Naser, of an anti-doping violation. The world 400 metres champion formerly known as Ebelechukwu Agbapuonwu, was cleared by the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal (WADT), which dismissed charges brought against her for registering four “whereabouts failures.” The 22-year-old, who won gold at …

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Ajagba in line to fight Fury before Gypsy King’s Joshua showdown

Nigeria’s U.S-based heavyweight fighter, Efe Ajagba, is inline to fight World Boxing Council (WBC) world heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, in London this year, promoter Bob Arum has disclosed. The post Ajagba in line to fight Fury before Gypsy King’s Joshua showdown appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria …

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Fury calls off Wilder trilogy fight, plots Joshua bout in 2021

Tyson Fury has officially called off his trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder after failing to agree a date in 2020, reports standard.co.uk. The post Fury calls off Wilder trilogy fight, plots Joshua bout in 2021 appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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Group wants older women integrated in sports for national development

Executive Director, Centre for Gender Economics (CGE Africa), Uchenna Idoko, has harped on the need to leverage the latent knowledge of sport resident in the older population for national development. The post Group wants older women integrated in sports for national development appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – …

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Swiatek beats Kenin to win French Open

Iga Swiatek of Poland yesterday emerged the new champion at Roland Garros with a stunning 6/4; 6/3 defeat of the tournament’s fourth seed, Sofia Kenin of the United States. The post Swiatek beats Kenin to win French Open appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. …

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Nadal hits French Open finals, beats Schwartzman

Spain’s Rafael Nadal outplayed a determined Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 6/3; 6/3; 7/6(0) to take a step further in his bid for 13th title in Paris. The post Nadal hits French Open finals, beats Schwartzman appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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Djokovic, Nadal face new-look Roland Garros road blocks

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, with 36 Grand Slam titles between them, are both just two wins away from creating more tennis history at Roland Garros but standing in the way in Friday’s semi-finals are Stefanos Tsitsipas and Diego Schwartzman. Tsitsipas is the first Greek player to reach the last …

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Nigeria; Marking 60, celebrating hope

On the 60th Independence anniversary of the World’s most populous Black and African country, there is one thing most Nigerians are in agreement with – things are not very well with the state The post Nigeria; Marking 60, celebrating hope appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and …

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