Tag: roger federer

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 4, 2018

The Late 5: 149 military personnel in trouble for social media posts; Roger Federer says Serena Williams went too far at the US Open final | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. At least 149 personnel have been penalised for violating the social media code ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 28, 2018

The Late 5: Roger Federer wins historic 20th Grand Slam, Presidential aide vows to ensure Buhari’s victory in 2019 and other top stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. A former Senator under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Basheer Lado, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 26, 2018

The Late 5: President Buhari signs 8 bills into law, Federer to face Cilic in Australian Open final and other stories

These are the Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari Friday, said it was disgraceful that no all ...

ToluJuly 23, 2017

Spicer out!, Lie Mohammed, R.Kelly, Usher and all your MCMs | Here are last week’s winners and losers

Twitter NG had a field day with Diezani-Alison Madueke’s alleged money laundering topic, the Minister of Information is the subject ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

Roger Federer wins 8th Wimbledon title

Roger Federer thrashed Croat Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 to become the first man to win eight Wimbledon singles crowns ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 25, 2017

Roger Federer wins 9th Halle open

Tennis world number 5, Roger Federer, won his 9th Gerry Weber title on Sunday in Halle. He beat German, Alexander ...

AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

Federer defeats Nadal to win 18th Grand Slam title

Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam on Sunday after defeating Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open final. Federer defeated ...

AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

Nadal, Federer to battle in Aussie Open final

Rafael Nadal on Friday defeated Grigor Bulgarian Dimitrov 6-3 5-7 7-6 6-7 6-4 in the Semi-Final of the Australian Open. The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 27, 2016

Tennis: Federer to miss Rio Olympics, rest of 2016 season

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer on Tuesday announced that he will not feature in any tournament for the remainder of ...

Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 28, 2016

Djokovic claims 3rd straight grand slam victory over Federer in Australian Open

Novak Djokovic has recorded yet another grand slam win against arch-rival, Roger Federer. The Serbian advanced to his sixth Australian ...

January 27, 2014

Demola Rewaju: 2014 is the year learners will become leaders

by Demola Rewaju You will recall that it was the same year a certain overlooked man became the President of ...

June 7, 2013

Now back on top: Tiger Woods is the highest-paid athlete in the world for the first time since his sex scandal – Forbes

Tiger Woods is back on top of the world – in more ways than one. The iconic golfer returned this ...

August 5, 2012

Andy Murray finally trumps Federer to win Olympic tennis gold medal

by Isi Esene Exactly one month after Roger Federer beat Andy Murray to claim his 17th grand slam title on ...

August 4, 2012

I have a chance to win gold since it is Federer’s first Olympic final – Murray

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Despite losing the Wimbledon title to Roger Federer last month, Andy Murray is confident he can get ...

July 9, 2012

After his Wimbledon showing, Federer is a hot favourite for the Olympics

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Let’s not indulge in sentiments. Roger Federer fully deserved his record-equalling seventh Wimbledon Grand Slam. The 30-year-old ...

July 8, 2012

As Andy Murray prepares to be Roger-ed by Federer…

by ‘Ifreke Inyang On Sunday, Andy Murray will strut onto the court to take on Roger Federer in the final of ...

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