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Serena is greatest female tennis player of Open Era – bbc.com

May 17, 2017

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  Photo Credit: Google Images CHECK OUT THE STORY:     http://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/38802221   You may also wish to check out the following old stories https://emotanafricana.com/2014/09/11/comments-on-huffposts-watch-serena-williams-at-age-11-adorably-predict-her-greatness-tola-adenle/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/allenstjohn/2014/09/07/why-serena-williams-is-now-the-greatest-american-tennis-player-ever/ https://emotanafricana.com/2017/01/28/tennis-history-made-as-williams-sisters-play-aussie-singles-finals-with-serena-claiming-open-era-most-singles-titles-tola-adenle/    

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Nigeria: A beautiful spring-like day as Ibadan School hosts 2017 Swimming gala – Tola Adenle

April 29, 2017

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A lone pupil frolics around before the start of the competition at The Premier Hotel, Ibadan, a structure that sits majestically on one of the many hills that dot the ancient city. Looking at a definitely confident boy – who was perhaps testing the water – so to say – with seeming trepidation is the event […]

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Serena pregnancy buzz: “Auntie Caro” Wozniacki, Andy Roddick, Rosie O’Donnel … take to social media to congratulate Serena on pregnancy news – Tola Adenle

April 20, 2017

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Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian  & Serena on a beach  – dailymail.co.uk Serena shows off her huge sparkler definitely would go with anything, including her sporty outfit,  and, without a shadow of doubt, elevates her branded footwear! TOLA. [Photo Credit: The Sun] Caroline Wozniacki ✔@CaroWozniacki “Auntie Caro” sounds pretty good to me Everyone around me getting pregnant! What […]

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Why a Lagos slum is producing Nigeria’s top football talent – bbc.com

April 17, 2017

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    Taribo West is just one of the many top footballers to come out of Ajegunle [Getty Images] Ajegunle is known for being one of Lagos’ toughest, most dangerous slums, but it also has another reputation – for producing some of Nigeria’s top footballers. So what’s the secret to its unlikely success? For a […]

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Tennis History made as Williams Sisters play Aussie Singles Finals with Serena claiming Open Era most singles titles – Tola Adenle

January 28, 2017

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                     The joy of two loving sisters This Cup’s for Us! [Photo Credit: AP; Copy: Tola Adenle] It was their 9th  head to head grand slam final, and with an intimidating 20-0 score line in Grand Slam Finals, a 15-11 head to head lead over big sister, […]

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Tennis: Singles finals bring excitement more than shaking things up from Down Under – Tola Adenle

January 28, 2017

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Just when tennis seems to be losing the type of excitement that always awaited Singles finals come along a pair of ultimate dream pairings this weekend in Melbourne. None of these greats is spring chicken: they’ve been around – no, not tennis courts but here on earth – for a total of a hundred and […]

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Milestone: “Down on one knee/He said 4 words/And …” Serena said Yes! Love in the air for tennis Queen

December 29, 2016

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    Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38464603 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016. 9:50 p.m. [GMT]

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Spunky Cibulkova stuns Kerber to win women’s year-ending tennis crown at Singapore – Tola Adenle

October 30, 2016

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28 year-old World Number 8, and Tournament ranked #7, Dominika Cibulkova shook off her Round Robin three-setter loss to World & Tournament-ranked #1, Angelique Kerber to pull off the greatest win of her career at her maiden appearance at the WTA Championship at Singapore on Sunday. In a 6-3, 6-4 match that lasted a mere […]

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2016 Olympics (4): van Niekerk, a new African track star; Nigerian athletes crowd-funded Olympic trips while Govt. subsidizes Hajj; + wonderful stories & images – Tọla Adenle

August 24, 2016

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South Africa’s golden ‘boy’, Wade van Niekerk on the run in the 400 m final, as he races to an Olympic and new World Record in the 400 meter in 43.03 secs to erase America’s Michael Johnson’s record that had stood for 17 years! Is this a 200m-run or what? van Nierkerk turns the 300m […]

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2016 Olympics (3):$395,000 gift to Nigeria’s U-23 no longer hijacked by officials! – Tola Adenle

August 21, 2016

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Letter from Nigeria’s Charge d’Affaires in Japan specifying the recipients of the donation  [Credit: Sahara Reporters]     Despite the agony and discomfort that the Nigerian team went through which saw them at the Rio Olympics the same day they played their first match – all because Nigerian government officials did not pay the airlines nor […]

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