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Sports deaths in 2020, Maradona, Kobe and others

AFP Sport looks at some of the sporting figures who passed away in 2019:

Lagos NUJ mourns Muyiwa Daniel, Veteran sports writer

Daniel was 62 and survived by wife and four children

Super Eagles fail to score, play draw again in Sierra Leone

Nigeria was unable to score as Sierra Leone held the Super Eagles to a draw in Freetown in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture.

Breaking: Neymar tests positive for COVID-19

Those two, and Neymar, were among several players who travelled to Ibiza following the Champions League final, mixing with friends and family after spending the previous weeks isolated in a secure sanitary ‘bubble’ with teammates in Portugal.

Conte cast doubt over Inter future after Europa League final loss

Antonio Conte cast doubt on his future as Inter head coach after his side went down in a dramatic 3-2 Europa...

COVID-19: Kyrgios pulls out of 2020 US Open

An emotional Nick Kyrgios pulled out of the US Open Sunday, for “the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have lost...

Anthony Joshua ‘agrees in principle’ two fights with Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed in principle to meet in two blockbuster fights, according to Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn.

AD ENOUGH: Adidas to end partnership with Mesut Ozil

Adidas will end Mesut Ozil’s £22million sponsorship deal at the end of the season. The Arsenal midfielder’s current deal with the sportswear...

Forbes: Osaka highest-paid female athlete in history

Tennis star Naomi Osaka earned $37.4 million last year, a record for a female athlete, according to Forbes. The...

Chelsea owner disclosed club he initially almost purchased

After Abramovich's purchase of the Stamford Bridge outfit, he made several attempts to sign Gunners main man Thierry Henry but his attempt were futile.

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Yinka Odumakin: The exit of a convinced humanist

I said we had a remarkable relationship because Yinka was consistent in standing up to fight for democracy, federalism, justice and rule of law. These to me are the factors for defining the dignity of man. Whoever has this commitment is an ally and a humanist.

The Nigeria’s Predicament: nepotism, corruption and calamitous tragedy of leadership

"The pessimist complains about the wind while the optimist expects it to change but the leader adjusts the sails." –John Maxwell.

Resident doctors suspend strike

The decision to suspend the strike comes after the signing of a new agreement with the federal government, concerning issues raised in NARD’s 13-point demand.

Nigeria’s daily oil production hits 1.57 million barrels

Nigeria produced 1.57 million barrels per day last month, a 30,000 bpd rise from February, and 70,000 bpd above its quota.