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Mike Brown Named D’Tigers’ Coach

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Mike Brown Named D'Tigers' Coach

The Nigerian Basketball Federation has named Mike Brown as the new D’Tigers coach ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Miami Heats’ Bam Adebayo and Indiana Pacers Victor Oladipo have both been courted by the NBBF.

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Meanwhile Shane Lawal says he has come out of retirement following NBBF’s appointment of Brown.

Nigeria became the only African Nation in 2012 to ever qualify for the summer Olympics through the FIBA World Olympic qualifying tournament. In 2015, Nigeria won its first African basketball championship.

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Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open Due To Achilles Injury

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Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open Due To Achilles Injury

Thirty-nine-year-old tennis champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the French Open because of an Achilles injury.

Williams had been scheduled to play her second-round match against Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova.

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The American has won 23 grand slam singles titles and was aiming to equal Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24.

Reports say Serena has been struggling to walk because of the injury.

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Williams picked up the Achilles problem during her us open semi-final defeat by Victoria Azarenka earlier this month.

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AFN Awaits World Athletics Decision After Appeal Court Ruling

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AFN Awaits WA Decision After Appeal Court Ruling

World Athletics is expected to rule on whether Ibrahim Gusau remains the president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria.

On Friday, the court had dismissed an appeal filed by the ministry of youth and sports development.

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The AFN had been in crisis after the wing of the federation led by Gusau declared autonomy from the sports ministry last December.

Another faction led by Gusau’s vice president, Olamide George, suspended him as president.

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

Frank de Boer has been given a two-year contract as Netherlands head coach to replace Ronald Koeman.

Frank de Boer won 112 caps and played at two world cups for the Netherlands.

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Former defender de Boer, who also played for Barcelona and ajax, won a record four successive Dutch league titles as coach of ajax between 2011 and 2014.

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