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Tinubu Transmits Anti-Doping Bill to Senate

President Bola Tinubu has urged the Senate to review and approve a bill aimed at prohibiting athletes from using substances that enhance their performance. Tinubu’s request was conveyed in a letter read on Thursday on the floor of the upper legislative chamber by the Deputy Senate President, Jibrin Barau. The bill titled “National Anti-Doping Bill 2024”, if passed, will regulate substances that can be consumed by athletes during sporting events.

Tunde Onakoya Breaks Chess Marathon Record

Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate, Tunde Onakoya has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon played chess nonstop after playing for more than 60 hours in New York City’s Times Square.

Afrobasket: D’Tigers Withdraw From Qualifiers

The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, in a press statement, noted that the Nigeria senior male basketball team, D’Tigers, would not be participating in the FIBA Afrobasket Qualifiers which is billed to commence in Tunisia on Friday.

2023 FIFA WWC: First Lady Hosts Super Falcons At Aso Rock

The First, Senator Olumeri Tinubu, hosted the members of the Nigerian female football team, Super Falcons at the Presidential Villa on Monday. The Super Falcons were eliminated by the England team from the ongoing 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, being hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

13th All-African Games: Team Nigeria Finishes Second

The 2023 All African Games which kicked-off on March 8 in Ghana and came to an end on Saturday with Team Nigeria finishing overall second place with a total of 121 medals consisting of 47 Gold, 34 Silver and 40 Bronze medals. Weightlifting produced Team Nigeria’s highest medal haul with 32 medals consisting of 10 Gold, 10 Silver and 6 Bronze medals. Athletics was Nigeria’s second most productive sport at the 13th edition of the tournament with 22 medals.

2023 WWC: Spanish Prosecutors Open Investigation Into Rubiales Scandal

Spain’s top criminal court has opened a preliminary investigation into the country’s football federation president Luis Rubiales after he kissed player Jenni Hermoso on the lips. The prosecutors are looking into whether the incident amounts to a crime of sexual assault.

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