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Tennis: Drug cheat, Maria Sharapova now ranked 262

After serving her ban, drug cheat, Maria Sharapova has returned to the WTA rankings at number 262 after reaching the semi-finals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix last week. The Russian was a wild card entry for the tournament as she marked her return to competitive tennis following a positive test for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open. Sharapova was ... Read More »

Blessing Okagbare fumbles in Beijing

Nigeria’s current sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare has dashed the hopes of many Nigerians at the ongoing IAAF World Athletics Championship in Beijing, China as she failed to win a medal in the final of the 100 metres. Blessing, though posted fourth fastest time in the heat, came last in the pack of eight athletes, that was led by Jamaica’s Shelly ... Read More »

Asisat Oshoala is youngest BBC Women Footballer of the year

Hard-tackling Super Falcons and Liverpool Ladies FC Midfielder, Asisat Oshoala has made history as the youngest recipient of the annual BBC Women’s Footballer of the year. Asisat who who was the youngest player to be shortlisted defeated Veronica Boquete (Spain & FFC Frankfurt); Nadine Kessler (Germany & VFL Wolfsburg); Kim Little(Scotland & Seattle Reign FC) and Marta (Brazil & FC Rosengard) to take home the prized ... Read More »