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IOC chief says ‘no plan B’ for Tokyo Olympics: Kyodo News

The virus-delayed Tokyo Olympics will go ahead this summer, and there is “no plan B”, International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said in an interview Thursday. The post IOC chief says ‘no plan B’ for Tokyo Olympics: Kyodo News appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World …

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Ilesa agog for maiden Ijesha marathon

In a bid to develop athletics in Osun State, and to create competitive platforms for long distance runners in the country, Uniq FM and Freedom TV, Ilesa, have concluded plans to stage a half marathon tagged ‘Ijesha Grand Marathon’. The post Ilesa agog for maiden Ijesha marathon appeared first on …

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Manny Pacquiao may become MMA fighter

Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has hinted at a plan for this year, which could include box office fights with Conor McGregor, Errol Spence Jr and Terence Crawford. The post Manny Pacquiao may become MMA fighter appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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Tokyo Olympics organisers say cancellation report ‘fake news’

Tokyo Olympics organisers played down a poll showing plunging support for the Games on Tuesday and said a report claiming cancellation could be discussed next month was “fake news”. The post Tokyo Olympics organisers say cancellation report ‘fake news’ appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World …

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Nigeria’s Oyekola sweeps WBF’s 2020 award

After winning the World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Super Featherweight title last year, Nigerian Ridwan ”Scorpion” Oyekola has emerged the WBF Boxer of the Month for December 2020. The post Nigeria’s Oyekola sweeps WBF’s 2020 award appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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ALGON assures on Delta LGs sports festival

The leadership of the Delta State chapter of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has assured that the Delta State Local Governments Sports Festival has come to stay, and will get bigger and better in coming years. The post ALGON assures on Delta LGs sports festival appeared first …

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I can beat ‘shaky’ Joshua in round two, Fury declares

Tyson Fury believes Anthony Joshua has a confidence problem after “shaky performances” and claims he could beat his British rival inside two rounds. The post I can beat ‘shaky’ Joshua in round two, Fury declares appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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Confident Fury says he will knock out Joshua inside two rounds

Tyson Fury said on Monday he can knock out fellow British world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua inside two rounds due to his recent form. The post Confident Fury says he will knock out Joshua inside two rounds appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read …

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Again, uncertainty surrounds Sports Festival take off date

The build-up to the February 14 commencement date of the 20th National Sports Festival in Edo State seems to be shrouded with uncertainty once again… The post Again, uncertainty surrounds Sports Festival take off date appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Read More

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