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Oshoala undergoes surgery on right foot

Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala has undergone surgery on her right foot, FC Barcelona Femeni have confirmed. The club in a statement said the surgery was to correct the defect on her right foot. The statement read, “The player had been suffering from discomfort for a few weeks, which had …

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Pregnant Lagos athlete wins gold in taekwondo

Aminat Idrees, who is said to be eight months pregnant, won the first gold for Team Lagos at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Edo State. Idrees, who put up an inspiring outing, won the gold in the Mixed Poomsae category in Taekwondo alongside her male counterpart, Arowora Roqeeb. She …

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Tokyo Olympics test event cancelled

A Tokyo Olympics water polo test event has been cancelled because sport officials cannot enter Japan due to coronavirus restrictions, reports said Tuesday. The event is only the latest victim of virus restrictions, which have forced the cancellation or postponement of a series of Olympic qualifiers and tests. The two-day …

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Aguero won hearts of City fans, says Guardiola

Sergio Aguero is “irreplaceable in the souls, in the hearts, in the minds of our fans,” Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said of the club’s record goalscorer who is to leave at the end of the season. Aguero joined City from Atletico Madrid in 2011, three years after the …

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Ronaldo’s castaway armband to be auctioned

The captain’s armband that Cristiano Ronaldo flung to the ground in disgust after Portugal were controversially denied a late winner at the weekend in the World Cup qualifier against Serbia was put on auction on Tuesday in a bid to help a sick child. With the scores level at 2-2 …

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