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Hopes Of Nigerian Clubs In CAF Champions League Dealt A Double  Blow


LAGOS AUGUST 10TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Hopes of Nigerian clubs making an impact in the CAF Champions League this season were dealt a double blow when the draws for the preliminary and last-32 rounds were made in Cairo on Tuesday. Domestic champions Rivers United were paired with Liberian outfit Watanga and, if they progress, will face title-holders Wydad […]

England Stripped Of Relay Gold Medal At 2022 Commonwealth Games


LAGOS AUGUST 9TH (NEWSRAGERS)-England has been stripped of the gold medal in the 4x400m relay in high drama on Monday morning (AEST). It appeared England had pulled off one of the headline moments of the entire Games when Jessie Knight held off Canada’s fast-finishing Kyra Constantine down the final straight to cross the line just […]

Ex-Boxing World Champion Passes On At Age 77


LAGOS AUGUST 5TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Former boxing world champion Johnny Famechon has died in Melbourne after a lengthy illness. He was 77. The Sport Australia Hall of Fame announced Famechon’s death in a statement on Thursday. Famechon was struck by a car while jogging in 1991 in Sydney which caused him to suffer a stroke and resulted […]

Thousands Hail Suarez On Return To Uruguay’s Nacional  His Boyhood Club


LAGOS AUGUST 2ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Thousands of fans turned out to welcome home Luis Suarez on Sunday as the star striker joined Nacional, the club where he began his storied career 17 years ago. Suarez, 35, admitted he was “nervous” and “emotional” after touching down at Montevideo’s international airport just before 11:00 am (1400 GMT) where he […]

Nigeria Wins First 2022 Commonwealth Games Gold Medal In Weight Lighting


LAGOS JULY 31ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Weightlifter Adijat Olarinoye on Saturday won Nigeria’s first gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The 23-year-old made a new Commonwealth Games record with a total of 203kg. Olarinoye’s effort puts Nigeria on ninth on the medals table which Australia leads with 13 gold, eight silver and 11 bronze. New […]

Why Tobi Amusan Weeps?


LAGOS JUY 27TH (NEWSRANGERS)-When Tobi Amusan climbed the stage of the 2022 World Athletics Championships to pick up the Gold medal.. she had no tears streaming down her eyes.. Then the national anthem of Nigeria was played.. Tears rolled down her eyes! .Tobi Amusan remembered how a country that refused to sponsor it’s athletes were […]

 Social Media Users Backlash  Michael Johnson After Questioning Nigerian World Record


LAGOS JULY Four-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson says he was “accused of racism” after publicly questioning the accuracy of times recorded at the World Athletics Championships in Oregon. Nigerian athlete Tobi Amusan looked visibly stunned when she saw her winning time of 12.12 seconds in the 100m hurdles semi-final on Sunday. Her run at […]

Napoli Coach Kicks Angry Victor Osimhen Out Of Training Ground


LAGOS JULY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Super Eagles Attacker, Victor Osimhen was given the Marching Orders by Head Coach Spalleti following a training Ground Bust-up. Victor Osimhen was involved in an Unruly Behavior in the Afternoon of July 24th and was sent out of training By Napoli’s Head Coach, Luciano Spalleti. Reports gathered States that Osimhen was Visibly […]

World Athletic Championship:Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan Sets New World Record In 100m Hurdles


  LAGOS JULY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan set a new world record in the women’s 100m hurdles at the World Athletics championships in Eugene on Sunday. In the first track event of the final session of the 10th day of competition, Amusan streaked to a winning time of 12.12 seconds in the first of three […]

Several Teams Pursue Marcelo After His Real Madrid Contract Ended


LAGOS JULY 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-Several teams have already knocked on Marcelo’s door following the end of his contract with Real Madrid. The left-back, who arrived in Spain in January 2007, is now looking for a new adventure at the age of 34, and he is not short of options. The Brazilian has been a free agent […]

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