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Ex Nigeria int’l basketball star Ime Udoka named Boston Celtics coach

The 43-year-old was recruited by the Celtics' outgoing head coach Brad Stevens, who has been promoted to the team's president of basketball operations to replace Danny Ainge.Udoka arrives in Boston after stints as an assistant coach with the San...

Novak Djokovic and wife test positive for coronavirus

World number one Novak Djokovic said Tuesday he had tested positive for coronavirus, the Serb star becoming the fourth player to contract the virus after taking part in his exhibition tennis tournament in the Balkans.Djokovic, who is "not showing...

Federer beats Nadal in front of 51,000 record breaking crowd in South Africa

Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal in a three-set exhibition match, on what felt like a homecoming for him by 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 at a soccer stadium in Cape Town, South Africa, on Friday.It was Federer’s first match in his...

Trevor Noah, Nadal to play against Bill Gates and Federer in Cape Town

South African comedian Trevor Noah announced in 2019 that he will step on the court with tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as well as billionaire businessman Bill Gates as part of the 'The Match in Africa' campaign.The...

Ex-NBA star Kobe Bryant and daughter killed in helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star and one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday with 13 years old daughter Gianna. He was...

South Africa demolish England 32 – 12 to win Rugby world cup

South Africans celebrated in their thousands, drinking beers, dancing and singing in Johannesburg on Saturday as the country celebrate a hat-trick of Rugby World Cup titles.The 32-12 triumph in Japan was beyond the wildest dreams of most Springboks supporters,...

Tiger Woods wins again to equal record USA PGA Tour’s win

Tiger Woods said Monday his latest injury comeback to win the Zozo Championship and tie the US PGA Tour's win record had ended the "most challenging" phase of his storied career.Woods held off Hideki Matsuyama at Accordia Golf Narashino...

Serena Williams storms into US Open final again

Serena Williams was by no means perfect at the start of her U.S. Open semifinal, she faced three break points in the opening game and managed to pull it out. She trailed 40-love in the second, then came through...

Trump, Obama unite to hail Woods for wining the Masters

President Donald Trump and Barack Obama were among those hailing Tiger Woods on social media after his 11-year major drought was ended by a thrilling and emotional Masters victory on Sunday."Congratulations to @TigerWoods," tweeted the US president Trump, who...

Tiger Woods wins tour championship after 5-year drought

Tiger Woods has capped one of the most remarkable individual comebacks in sporting history with a victory at the Tour Championship, his 80th PGA Tour title.The 14-time major champion and overnight leader closed with a one-over-par 71 and at...
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Nearly a score killed in road ambush by Islamist militants in east DR Congo

At least 16 people, including six women and two children, have been killed in a suspected Islamist militant attack...
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