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15 Dec
Archery is becoming one of the interesting, competitive games and recreational activities in the country. Introduced officially in Nigeria in 1997 after the Nigerian Archery Federation was founded, it got affiliated to the World Archery in the same year. Since then, professional archers and team coaches in Nigeria have been training new archers in order to get the country represented at international championships. Currently, the organisation has its eye set on the 2024 Olympics game in Paris.
13 Dec
The assault on police officers guarding a polio vaccination team took place a day after the militants had called an end to their truce with the Pakistani government.
1 Apr 2021
Super Eagles fans were excited to see the team play a competitive game in Lagos, Nigeria's most populous city, for the first time since 2001. Many fans were left disgruntled after they could not enter the stadium despite having a ticket.
18 Mar 2021
Huge crowds gather in Auckland as Team New Zealand beat Italy's Luna Rossa 7-3 to win their fourth America's Cup and retain the world's oldest international sporting trophy.
4 Mar 2021
One of the challenges being faced worldwide is the rate of infection of health professionals while treating COVID-19 patients. However, a team of Nigerian students studying robotics at the Glisten International Academy in Nigeria's capital, Abuja have built a machine that can treat COVID-19 patients.
2 Feb 2021
The World Health Organization expert team also plans to visit the Huanan Seafood Market, which was linked to many of the first coronavirus cases.
1 Feb 2021
The wholesale seafood center in Wuhan was shut down on December 31, 2019, after four cases of a mystery pneumonia were linked to the market. WHO experts believe the market is crucial to tracing the coronavirus origins.
20 Dec 2020
Sixteen Iraqi women hope being part of a wrestling team in the city of Basra can fight stereotypes in conservative Iraqi society.
21 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s basketball got a very bright peep into the likely future of its already successful senior national men’s team, D’Tigers, as a glut of both Nigerian-born and players of Nigerian descent were selected in the 2020 NBA Draft. The NBA draft is a process through which elite players in the American University system are selected by teams playing in the National Basketball Association for a chance to earn a living in the NBA League.
2 Jul 2020
After winning the Premier League in style, Solomon Fowowe takes a look at if Liverpool Football Club should chase Premier League record or just ride with the flow.
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.
22 Feb 2020
Samar Sheikh's neighbours used to tell her football was not for girls but the criticism stopped when her team won the very first women's championship in Syria.

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