NBA legend Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash
27 January 2020 | 8:34 am
NBA legend Kobe Bryant died on Sunday when a helicopter he was riding in crashed and burst into flames in thick fog, killing all nine people on board including his teenage daughter and plunging the sports world into mourning.
NAF confirms Beechcraft King Air B350 crashed, Niger state secures release of abducted passengers
21 Feb 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Monday.
22 Feb 2021
How Nigerian military aircraft King Air 350 crashed in Abuja
23 Feb 2021
On Sunday, February 21, in Abuja, a Nigerian Air Force aircraft crashed as a result of engine failure. Here is what you need to know about the crashed plane that claimed the lives of seven officers.
15 Mar 2021
Boxing giant Marvelous Marvin Hagler has died at 66 in the United States. His 1985 Las Vegas matchup against Thomas "Hitman" Hearns is believed to be boxing's three greatest rounds.
25 Mar 2021
In commemoration of the 2021 International Women’s Day and the Women’s history month, the Women Forum of the Nigerian Bar Association has urged all women especially female lawyers in the country to commit to ensuring gender equality and work assiduously to promote gender diversity in the society.
2 Apr 2021
The former batsman announced on Twitter that it was a precautionary measure. He originally tested positive for the virus on March 27.
15 Apr 2021
'It has to stop' - NBA's Okogie makes powerful statement after Wright killing
30 Apr 2021
Tennis legend Federer auctions £1m of memorabilia for charity
4 Jun 2021
A Turkish shoemaker has been making specially-designed shoes for star athletes with giant feet at his shoe shop in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul on Friday. Oncel Kalkan, who has been working in Istanbul for 41 years, designs dress shoes for athletes from all over the world, mostly NBA stars with big feet who struggle to find the right size.
11 Jun 2021
He's 93 years old, but he's as fast as he ever was. After retiring from taxi driving, Ryuji Urabe gave up his driver's license, sit in the cockpit and became a YouTube sensation after his grandson started sharing online videos of grandpa racing in fancy sports cars.
21 Jul 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
22 Jul 2021
Bucks fans were seen in front of the official team shop outside the home stadium of the Milwaukee Bucks Fiserv Forum on Wednesday in downtown Milwaukee after their side won the NBA title the previous night. The Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA championship in 50 years with some fans having waited their whole lives to see the team.
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We explore the life and artwork of French artist Rosa Bonheur, who was a pioneer – both as a painter and as a woman – in 19th century society. Two centuries years after her birth, major exhibitions are being held in France to celebrate her extraordinary legacy. In Paris, the Musée d'Orsay is hosting a special exhibition for this anniversary. Co-curator Leïla Jarbouai tells us more about Bonheur's body of work.
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Christie’s New York is aglitter with dazzling gems and sparkling stones, as the auction house prepares for its final live jewelry auction of 2022.
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LGBTQ couples are demanding the government grant them equal rights as married couples, including adopting children and inheriting property. However, resistance to same-sex marriage remains.
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The British papers are discussing the upcoming documentary by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. We also find out what the French papers think of this Tuesday's debate at the National Assembly on immigration. The US papers are diving into the racist origins of Georgia's Senate run-off election.
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Africa boasts massive energy production potential, yet millions of people are without electricity. At a recent roundtable in Dakar, energy experts said that technology transfer is crucial to achieving energy transition.