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Hamilton wins Malaysia race

Lewis Hamilton

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton broke an eight-month win drought and roared into the Formula One title race with a commanding victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton streaked away from pole position and was never pressured as he led a Mercedes one-two with Nico Rosberg which confirmed the German marque’s dominance in the new […]

Diack quits IAAF next year

Lamine Diack

The President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Lamine Diack, said on Thursday that he would retire from the position in 2015. Diack announced the plan at a luncheon he organised for the African members of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS-Africa) participating in the AIPS Congress in Dakar. He said that by […]

Court hears how Pistorius shot girlfriend

Pistorius cools down inside the court room

Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend first in the hip before hitting her fatally in the head through a locked toilet door, a police ballistics expert testified Wednesday at the Paralympian’s murder trial in South Africa. The ballistics report appears to support earlier testimony that Reeva Steenkamp had time to cry for help before she died […]

Cricket: Malaysia defeat Nigerian team

Nigeria's Cricket team: defeated by Malaysia

The Nigeria male cricket team on Wednesday lost to the Malaysian team by nine wickets at the ongoing World Cricket League (Division 5) holding in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The competition which started on March 4, ends on March 14. A statement by the International Cricket Council said that Nigeria had 113 runs, all out in […]

Athletics: Lagos Builds Data Bank For Athletes Over Age Cheat

•Tandoh, Lagos DOS

Taiwo Adelu The Lagos State government has read the riot act to age cheats and the use of mercenaries in schools sports tournaments in the state. One of measures to curb these cankerworms is the use of a Data Bank to capture real information on all the state’s athletes right from individual school. Director of […]

Cricket: Nigeria beat Cayman Islands

Nigeria's Cricket team: defeated by Malaysia

Nigeria’s male cricket team on Sunday defeated Cayman Islands by seven wickets at the ongoing World Cricket League (WCL) Div. 5 holding in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to an International Cricket Council statement, Nigeria had 205 runs for 3 wickets in 40.4 overs while Cayman Islands had 204 runs all out in 50 overs. Nigeria […]

Kenyans, Ethiopians sweep Tokyo Marathon

Dickson Chumba won the men’s race at the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday in a meet record of two hours, five minutes and 42 seconds as Kenyan and Ethiopian runners dominated the event. The 27-year-old Kenyan was followed home by Tadese Tola of Ethiopia at 2:05:57 and fellow countryman Sammy Kitwara at 2:06:30. Chumba broke his […]

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