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Seriously ill Nigeria goalkeeper inspiring Super Eagles

Seriously ill Nigeria goalkeeper inspiring Super Eagles

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi is confident the team will overcome their poor start in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to reach the tournament, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Nigeria team had a handful of other chances to extend their lead but were unable to do so. "Three points would have been great, but I'm happy with the one point we got".


Dolphins-Buccaneers game likely postponed until November

Dolphins-Buccaneers game likely postponed until November

ESPN's Jeff Darlington reports the game likely will be rescheduled for November 19, when both teams have a bye week, according to league sources . "We are working through all possible scenarios, and obviously any decision we make will be in the best interests, safety and well-being of our staff, coaches, student-athletes and their families".


Brazil probes Rio bribery scheme to secure Olympic host rights

Brazil probes Rio bribery scheme to secure Olympic host rights

In addition to having his home searched, Nuzman's assets were frozen on Tuesday. Police were seen removing suitcases, documents and a computer from his house, according to the Associated Press. "Rio beat Madrid by a clear margin of 66-32 [votes], which excludes any possibility of a manipulated election". Soon after the Rio Games, IOC President Thomas Bach awarded Nuzman the "Olympic Order", given to those who have made extraordinary contributions to the Olympics.


Venus Williams' magical year: She's now in US Open semifinals

Venus Williams' magical year: She's now in US Open semifinals

But I did get to hang out with my family and see my little cousin's soccer games and go to weddings and baby showers and stuff. "This is just incredible". In the tie-breaker, Stephens took four of the last five points, three on Sevastova errors before hitting a down-the-line backhand victor to win in two hours 28 minutes.


Saudi Arabia reaches World Cup finals with dramatic win over Japan

Saudi Arabia reaches World Cup finals with dramatic win over Japan

The top two teams of Group A and Group B receive automatic entry to the World Cup, and the two third-place teams go into a play-off with the winners facing a Concacaf side for another berth. Since then, we've played nine games but only won three - that includes tonight, the Confeds and the friendly against Brazil. "I think I said before the game, I'm not everyone's cup of tea ".


Can Venus Finally Win The Grand Slam?

Can Venus Finally Win The Grand Slam?

Petra Kvitova hopes expectations will ease after her "amazing" run to the US Open semi-finals. No. 13 seed Czech Petra Kvitova posted a 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory over third-seeded Spaniard Garbine Muguruza in a battle of two-time Grand Slam champions.