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    • (From Left to Right) CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe, Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari , FIFA President Gianni Infantino, and Sports Minister Sunday Dare during a FIFA courtesy visit in State House on September 16th, 2021, in Abuja, Nigeria
    • President Muhammadu Buhari receives a presentation from FIFA President Mr Gianni Infantino during a courtesy visit in State House on September 16th, 2021, in Abuja, Nigeria
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FIFA President hails football’s power for unity and celebration during Nigeria visit

Mr Infantino emphasised that exposure to high-level competition is the key to evolution for the Super Falcons, Super Eagles and the wider, global game

FIFA (FIFA.com) President has concluded a two-day visit to Nigeria; Mr Infantino attended opening match of Aisha Buhari women’s football tournament; Meetings also held with CAF President Patrice Motsepe and NFF delegations Gianni Infantino has hailed football’s uniting qualities, the power of the sport’s development and the growth of women’s football…

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Majority of fans favour more frequent men’s FIFA World Cups – global survey

15,000 respondents were identified as expressing an interest in football and the FIFA World Cup

A survey has provided feedback as part of the feasibility study regarding the frequency of the men`s FIFA World Cup (www.FIFA.com). The findings of this online survey, conducted in July 2021, will be used as part of a wider consultation process involving fans, which will take place over several phases.…

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    • Sporty.com Becomes NTA’s Simulcast Partner in Nigeria for Its Free-To-Air Broadcast
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Sporty.com Becomes NTA’s Simulcast Partner in Nigeria for Its Free-To-Air Broadcast

This deal will see Sporty.com as the official simulcast platform for NTA’s broadcast of its sports portfolio

Sporty.com, a leading online sports media and entertainment brand, has partnered with NTA to simulcast its free-to-air broadcast of premium sports content. The pioneering arrangement brokered by Integral (http://Integralsande.com), rights holder of notable sports media rights including the free-to-air Premier League rights for Nigeria, means Sporty.com Nigerian-based users will now…

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Video news release: Consultation on the future of men's football

Aims to level the playing field for global competition and optimise the match calendar to bring clarity for all stakeholders in football

A two-day meeting of a Technical Advisory Group has concluded in Doha, as FIFA has welcomed the insight and experience of star players on the future calendar for men’s football. A transversal consultation process led by FIFA’s Chief of Global Football Development, Arsène Wenger, aims to level the playing field…

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    • France and global rugby family celebrate two years to go until Rugby World Cup 2023
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France and global rugby family celebrate two years to go until Rugby World Cup 2023

Action will kick-off on 8 September, 2023 when hosts France take on three-time champions New Zealand at Stade de France

With two years to go until Rugby World Cup 2023 (www.WorldRugby.org) kicks off in France, preparations are on track to deliver a spectacular and transformational event that has players, fans and France at heart. Action will kick-off on 8 September, 2023 when hosts France take on three-time champions New Zealand…

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Resilient KCB keep the Kenya Cup

It was Kabras who dominated an incident-filled first half, racing to a 6-0 lead through a brace of penalties from Ntubeni Dukisa

Trailing 20-0 at half time, KCB recovered to win their eighth Kenya Cup title with a 28-25 win over Kabras Sugar in an entertaining final at the Nandi Bears Club in Nandi Hills on Saturday 4 September 2021. It was Kabras who dominated an incident-filled first half, racing to a…

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    • Campenaerts secures third overall after a thrilling week of racing at the Benelux Tour
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Campenaerts secures third overall after a thrilling week of racing at the Benelux Tour

Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain- Victorious) won the race overall, with his teammate Matej Mohorič placing in second

Victor Campenaerts secured third place in the general classification for Team Qhubeka NextHash (www.TeamQhubeka.com) after an exciting week of racing at the Benelux Tour. Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain- Victorious) won the race overall, with his teammate Matej Mohorič placing in second. It was a strong week of racing from Campenaerts, with…

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Fabio Aru: The Last Dance

Fabio Aru, the 2015 Vuelta a Espana champion, a winner of stages in all three grand tours, a true fighter on the bike and a genuinely very nice man has called time on his pro cycling career, with the final stage of the 2021 Vuelta a Espana his last

At just 31 years of age, some may have been surprised upon hearing Aru's intentions to retire, when he made the announcement on the eve of the Spanish grand tour. Particularly because the Sardinian had just come into the best form he has had in the last 3 years. After…

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Heaselgrave appointed World Rugby Chief Revenue and Fan Engagement Officer

Heaselgrave has most recently been advising rights holders, brands and agencies as founder and Chief Executive of Fourth Consulting

World Rugby (www.World.Rugby) has announced the appointment of Richard Heaselgrave as Chief Revenue and Fan Engagement Officer, underscoring the international federation’s mission to advance rugby’s global market footprint and appeal by making it more relevant and accessible in line with its ambitious new strategic plan (https://bit.ly/3h22xbf). Vastly experienced, with an in-depth…

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Team Qhubeka NextHash excited to return to the Tour of Britain

The Tour of Britain is an event that our team has thoroughly enjoyed competing at in previous editions with notable success and we’re excited for this year’s race

Team Qhubeka NextHash (www.TeamQhubeka.com) has announced an exciting lineup for the upcoming AJ Bell Tour of Britain that sees the inclusion of the European champion Giacomo Nizzolo and Nicholas Dlamini, former winner of the King of the Mountains classification. The Tour of Britain is an event that our team has…