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Raikkonen leads Ferrari teammate Vettel in 1st practice

17 April 2015, 19:34

Kimi Raikkonen posted the fastest time ahead of Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel in the first practice session of the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Rosberg ready to do his talking on the track

16 April 2015, 20:36

After frustrating start, Rosberg ready to do his talking on the track at Bahrian Grand Prix

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Hamilton defends his Champagne criticism

16 April 2015, 19:32

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton defended himself from criticism after he celebrated victory by spraying Champagne into the face of a podium hostess.

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Venus Williams to miss Fed Cup playoff in Italy

14 April 2015, 20:27

Venus Williams has withdrawn from the United States team for this weekend's Fed Cup play-off in Italy because of a personal matter.

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Monday, 13 April 2015

Nigerian racing driver aims higher in motorsport

13 April 2015, 17:42

Nigerian Racing driver Ovie Iroro is looking forward to an improved and better year in motorsport.

Thursday, 09 April 2015

Alonso expects to end driving career at McLaren

09 April 2015, 19:51

Fernando Alonso expects to end his Formula One career at McLaren, the Spaniard said, confirming that the team he joined from Ferrari at the end of last season was likely to be his last.

Big Three on the tee a Masters tradition steeped in history

09 April 2015, 21:50

They shared the lead going into the weekend 50 years ago at Augusta National. Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player were together again in another familiar role.

Red Bull to quit F1 if Renault has no competitive engine

09 April 2015, 22:44

Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz says the team will quit Formula One if engine supplier Renault doesn't manage to build "a competitive power unit."

Friday, 03 April 2015

Union Bank, Islanders clash as DStv league resumes

03 April 2015, 13:57

The Union Bank Basketball Club of Lagos will engage their city rivals, Islanders Basketball Club as the DStv Basketball Premier League resumes on Friday.

Thursday, 02 April 2015

FIA wants 'proper debate' on Ecclestone's idea for women

02 April 2015, 20:52

Motorsport's governing body has given a lukewarm response to Bernie Ecclestone's suggestion that Formula One teams should launch a championship for women.

Friday, 27 March 2015

Ecclestone lauds Hamilton, takes swipe at Vettel

27 March 2015, 19:56

Bernie Ecclestone called Lewis Hamilton Formula One's best ever world champion as he took a swipe at former title-holder Sebastian Vettel.

Bernie Ecclestone casts doubt on German, Italian GPs

27 March 2015, 21:21

The German Grand Prix could remain off the sport's calendar after this year's cancellation, and the iconic Italian GP may be next to go, Formula One commercial head Bernie Ecclestone said.

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Hamilton remains grounded for Malaysia GP

26 March 2015, 20:56

Mercedes totally dominated the F1 season-opener but are taking nothing for granted at the second stop in Malaysia where Fernando Alonso and Valtteri Bottas return to action.

Vettel snubs Mercedes 'PR' stunt

26 March 2015, 22:04

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel turned down an offer from rival Mercedes to visit their garage at the Malaysian Grand Prix, dismissing it as a PR stunt.

Vettel, Raikkonen delight at Ferrari progress

26 March 2015, 22:37

Ferrari's drivers have praised the improvements the team have made after a solid winter of testing and encouraging displays in Australia.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Olympic champion Ennis-Hill to make competitive return

24 March 2015, 20:38

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will return to competition for the first time in almost two years when she runs in the 100 metres hurdles at the Great City Games in May.

Monday, 23 March 2015

AFN announce relay team

23 March 2015, 21:20

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) revealed the team to be sent to the Kenyan 4x400m relay trials in Nairobi in April.

Alonso set to race in Malaysia - Mclaren

23 March 2015, 21:20

Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso is set to return to the track for the second Grand Prix of the season in Malaysia, his McLaren-Honda team confirmed.

Thursday, 19 March 2015

German Grand Prix looks more and more unlikely

19 March 2015, 19:41

A Formula One race in Germany this year looks increasingly unlikely as neither of the country's two circuits have been able to make a deal with series promoter Bernie Ecclestone.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Defence Forces clinch Abuja athletics tourney

17 March 2015, 21:18

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) athletics team has dominated the just-ended Athletics Championships League held in Abuja.

2 more Russian race walkers banned for doping violations

17 March 2015, 22:17

Russian race walkers Ruzavin and Okhotnikova banned for biological passport doping violations.

Rosberg invites Vettel to Mercedes debrief

17 March 2015, 22:51

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg invited his Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel to attend the German team's debrief in Malaysia following the pairs' spat after Mercedes dominated the Australian Grand Prix.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

NSF Scrabble Meet lights up Abeokuta

11 March 2015, 18:05

The 3rd edition of NSF Scrabble Meet billed for March 21 and 22 is set to light up the city of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

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