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Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic is one match away from a first Grand Slam title since 2016 after an epic five-set win over Rafael Nadal in their delayed Wimbledon semi-final. Djokovic, who won 6-4 3-6 7-6 (11-9) 3-6 10-8 in five hours and 16 minutes, will face Kevin Anderson on Sunday. The Serb …

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Belgium Beat England 2 – 0 to Finish Third

England’s World Cup campaign in Russia ended with a 2-0 defeat by Belgium in St Petersburg that meant the Three Lions finished in fourth place. Gareth Southgate’s team were unable to bounce back from the despair of Wednesday’s extra-time loss against Croatia in the semi-final in Moscow – but this …

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Ambode to Sponsor Education of 11-Year-Old Artist who drew President Macron in 2 Hours

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday hosted an 11-year-old hyperrealist artist, Kareem Waris Olamilekan who drew a stunning portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron in just two hours on the spot during the President’s visit to the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos. Governor Ambode, who hosted the artist …

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Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams to Claim her Maiden Wimbledon title

Angelique Kerber beat seven-time champion Serena Williams to win her first Wimbledon title and spoil the American’s dream comeback as a mum. The German 11th seed, 30, beat the 23-time Grand Slam champion 6-3 6-3 to add this title to her 2016 Australian Open and US Open crowns. Williams had …

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Veteran Singer Salawa Abeni Escapes Robbery Attack in Lagos

Veteran female singer, Salawa Abeni reportedly escaped a robbery attack just yesterday, in Lagos. The singer took to her Instagram platform to make the announcement, stating that it was only but a miracle that she escaped. Asking her fans to appreciate God on her behalf, the elderly woman wrote; My …

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Liverpool sign Stoke Forward Xherdan Shaqiri after Triggering Release Clause

Liverpool have signed Switzerland forward Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City on a five-year deal, after triggering his £13m release clause. Welcome @XS_11official! 😁https://t.co/jj6NyNDEXs #XS23 pic.twitter.com/GDP4eIQiIX — Liverpool FC (@LFC) July 13, 2018 The 26-year-old was Stoke’s top scorer last season with eight goals as they were relegated from the Premier …

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Angelique Kidjo Mourns Late Brother

Benenoine legendary singer, Angelique Kidjo has announced the death of her elder brother who died on the 11th of July after a brief illness. Sharing the news, Angelique Kidjo revealed how her brother, Oscar Kidjo, was a huge mentor who helped her develop musically. According to her, ‘he was a …

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DeMarco Murray Announces Retirement From NFL After 7 Seasons

Veteran running back DeMarco Murray announced on Friday 13th that he is retiring from the NFL at the age of 30, after seven years in the league. Murray, who had been rehabbing a torn MCL he suffered in Week 16, laughed at the notion that his time as an NFL starter was over …

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Cameroon Defence Minister Ambushed In Restive Region, Assailants Killed

A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country’s restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said on Friday. Four soldiers and a reporter were also injured in Thursday’s attack, other sources said, while the journalist said the convoy was ambushed again just …

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