The Liz Cambage Olympics saga still haunts the former Opals captain in the Australia v France clash

Former Opals captain Jenna O’Hea says she is still haunted by Liz Cambage’s ugly exit from the Australian team on the eve of the Tokyo Olympics. Australia begin their FIBA ​​World Cup campaign on home soil tonight in the first major international tournament since Cambage’s infamous meltdown in a practice match against Nigeria. Watch every … Read more

Watch: Nigerian presidential candidate Peter Obi on his plans to transform Nigeria’s economy – CNN

Watch: Nigerian presidential candidate Peter Obi on his plans to transform Nigeria’s economyCNN

The Superliga’s youth called for African World Cup qualifiers

St Helens youngster Rio-Osayomwanbo Corkill is one of a handful of Super League youngsters called up by African nations for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Corkill, 19, made his Super League debut against Wakefield on Bank Holiday Monday and has been called up to the Nigeria squad. He is joined by young Hull KR prop … Read more

Cloud of colonialism hangs over Queen Elizabeth’s legacy in Africa

Lagos, Nigeria CNN — The death of Queen Elizabeth II has prompted an outpouring of reflection and reaction online. But it wasn’t all sadness – some young Africans are instead sharing photos and stories of their own elders who lived through a brutal period of British colonial history during the Queen’s long reign. “I can’t … Read more

Australians, Josh Giddey, Dyson Daniels, Australian basketball preview, Lauren Jackson return to Opals

Last year finally came the moment. Five times they had fallen short in Olympic semi-finals, four times in the bronze medal match. But no more. At last, the Boomers finally won an Olympic medal, led by flag bearer Patty Mills, at the heart of the golden generation in Australian men’s basketball. Order ‘An Evening with … Read more

live updates how many medals has australia won count gold silver bronze swimming athletics

Team Australia dominated the Commonwealth Games medal in Birmingham for the first four days, sitting comfortably in front – largely thanks to more dominance in the pool. Australia took an amazing eight gold medals on day one, including five out of a possible seven in the pool! On day two, Australia added another five golds. … Read more

Armand Duplantis pole vault, Tobi Amusan women’s 100m hurdles, world record, news, video

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan and Sweden’s Armand Duplantis both broke world records in a stunning finish to the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Starting with Amusan, she broke the women’s 100m hurdles world record TWICE in back-to-back races, although excessive wind speeds meant her second time was subsequently ruled out. In the final session, … Read more

Infamous ‘Global Terror’ boss escapes in Nigeria Mass Prison Break, say prison officials

ABUJA, Nigeria – The militants who on Tuesday night carried out attacks on Kuje Medium Security Prison, just outside Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, liberated dozens of jihadists, including the leader of the brutal terrorist group, Ansaru, according to a number of Nigerian security officials. Armed with bombs, rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs) and General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG), … Read more

Hundreds of inmates released as officials blame “very determined” Islamic extremists for prison break-ins in Nigeria

Nearly 900 inmates escaped in a jailbreak in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, officials said Wednesday, blaming the attack on Islamic extremist insurgents. At least 443 of the 879 refugees are still missing, said Umar Abubakar, a spokesman for the Nigerian penitentiary, while hundreds of others have either been captured or surrendered themselves at police stations. Officials … Read more