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Halima Aden Becomes The First Model To Wear A Hijab And Burkini In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit

Halima Aden has made history once again as the first Muslim model to wear a hijab and burkini in the Swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated magazine. The shoot took place in Kenya, her birth country, where famous photographer Yu Tsai, shot the gorgeous photos on the Watamu Beach. The Somali-American model who was born at a refugee camp, and lived…

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Nike Collaborates With Nigeria’s Native Magazine For A Limited Edition Collection

Sportswear giants, Nike teamed up with a Nigerian fast-rising media company, The NATIVE Magazine for their new limited edition jerseys. According to the statement following the release: “The NATIVE’s limited edition jersey design is a mixed print of Adire-inspired patterns meets tyre tracks, a tribute to the popular make-shift goalposts used by kids on streets of…

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Neymar Sets New Champions League Record As A Brazilian

Paris Saint-Germain striker, Neymar has officially become the highest-scoring Brazilian in Champions League history after scoring his 31st goal in the competition in the clash against English top flight club Liverpool. The former Barcelona star achieved the landmark in the 36th minute for Paris Saint-Germain against Liverpool at Parc des Princes on Wednesday night with…

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“We’ve Got Nothing To Lose Against Nigeria” AWCON Highest Goal Scorer Says, Ahead Of Final

Prolific South African striker and current highest goal scorer at the on-going Awcon, Thembi Kgatlana, is fired up for Saturday’s Africa Women Cup of Nations final against rivals Nigeria, saying Banyana Banyana will be playing for the pride of the nation. The two teams are set to rekindle their rivalry at the Accra Sports Stadium, 13…

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Messi Surpasses Ronaldo To Reclaim Champions League Goalscoring Throne

Barcelona Danger Man, Lionel Messi has surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo to reclaim a champions league goal record. The Argentine scored Barcelona’s opening goal against PSV on Wednesday, making him have a total of 106 career champions League goals for Barcelona. The goal makes him reclaim the record for most Champions League goal for a lone club,…

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The King Hangs his Boots! 

Former Chelsea and Ivorian goal poacher Didier Drogba has officially retired from active football. The 40-year-old Chelsea legend confirmed this on his social media accounts, with a heartfelt message. ‘Didi’ bagged a total of 164 goals in 381 appearances for Chelsea, helping them win the Premier league four times, four FA cups, three League cups…

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Case Worsens As Another Lady Surfaces With Another Rape Allegation – Lawyer

Another woman has come forward with a rape accusation against Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Leslie Stovall, the lawyer of Ronaldo’s first accuser Kathryn Mayorga. “I have had a call from a woman who claims to have had a similar experience,” Stovall said, via the Daily Mail, The Punch reported. Stovall reportedly declined to…

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Ronaldo Rape Allegations: Cristiano ‘Firmly Denies’ Las Vegas Sexual Assault Claims

Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday, 4th October 2018 categorically denied accusations by a former model, Kathryn Mayorga who says the soccer star raped her in a Las Vegas hotel penthouse suite in 2009. He made a tweet on twitter; “I firmly deny the accusations being issued against me,” tweeted the 33-year-old, who plays for Juventus in…

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Breaking! Women’s Basketball World Cup: Nigeria Defeat Greece, Qualify For Quarter-final

The Nigeria Women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, have qualified for the quarter-final stage of the ongoing FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain. D’Tigress sealed their place among the last eight teams with a nervy 57-56 win over Greece on Wednesday, 25th September 2018 at the Santa Cruz court in Tenerife. Having secured back-to-back wins against…

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Manchester United Legend, Paul Scholes Says The Team Lacks Title Winning Qualities

Manchester United‘s lack of new signings combined with the uncertainty surrounding the team’s strategies and form gives the club a very small chance of challenging for the Premier League title, former midfielder Paul Scholes has said. United manager Jose Mourinho has expressed his frustration over the club’s transfer activity on multiple occasions, with goalkeeper Lee…

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