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11 May 2021
A Paralympic athletics test event with no spectators is underway at Tokyo’s National Stadium. As organisers weigh up whether to press ahead in the face of mounting pressure to cancel the global spectacle, one Para athlete says she is not sure if it can be said 'with confidence' that the summer Games can be held safely for everyone.
25 Mar 2020
Nigeria won her first Africa Cup of Nations in 1980. Segun Odegbami's first-half brace and Mudashiru Lawal's effort in the second-half powered Nigeria to a 3-0 victory past Algeria as they grabbed their first Afcon trophy 40 years ago. And later won the second in 1994 and the third in 2013 but were losing finalists in 1984, 1988, 1990 and 2000.

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