Today In Sports History for Aug. 2

...2012 - Carmelo Anthony and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team rewrites the record books in a 156-73 romp over Nigeria. The U.S. led by 26 in the first quarter, had an Olympic-record 78 points in the first half and Anthony scored 37 points...
Shell to cut jobs to cope with long period of cheap oil

...million barrels a day during the second quarter, partly due to the sale of assets in North America and security concerns in Nigeria.Shell plans to bolster earnings through the $70 billion acquisition of British Gas announced in April.The deal, which...
Day of extremist violence in Nigeria kills more than 60

JOS, Nigeria - A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including located in the center of the country where Nigeria's majority Muslim north meets the mainly Christian...
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Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Scores more women and children have...extremists in the remote Sambisa Forest, Nigeria's military said amid reports that leader from the area of northeast Nigeria said Thursday that a senior army officer...
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Wambach gives USA 1-0 win over Nigeria

...women's national team went on to beat Nigeria 1-0 on Tuesday night for a first-place...The opponent has not been determined.Nigeria, which has won seven of nine African...S. goalkeeper Hope Solo dove to stop Nigeria forward Asisat Oshoala's attempt.Nigerian...
Former Boko Haram captives still held - by Nigerian military

YOLA, Nigeria - The accusations against a woman adviser. Olukolade was quoted by PR Nigeria, an agency that puts out Nigerian government...After creating havoc in northeastern Nigeria for years, Boko Haram militants have...
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Residents: 50 bodies found in Nigeria violence

BAUCHI, Nigeria - Residents of a Nigerian town attacked...attack on Gamboru, in remote northeastern Nigeria near the border with Cameroon, is part...the vast Sambisa Forest in northeastern Nigeria.The death toll from the Monday afternoon...
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Today In Sports History for June 30

...Diego Maradona is kicked out of the World Cup by FIFA for failing a drug test following Argentina's June 25 victory over Nigeria in Foxboro, Massachusetts.1994 - Tonya Harding is stripped of her national title and banned for life from the U.S. Figure...
Britons mark 10th anniversary of London transit attacks

...Fatayi-Williams, whose only son Anthony, died in the bus explosion at Tavistock Square. Fatayi-Williams, who is from Nigeria, gained closure when she walked past the memorial."Today has actually sealed it for me to say, 'goodbye my love. You...
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A look ahead at the semifinalists

...breakout star as a super sub against Germany.In the so-called Group of Death in Canada, the U.S. defeated Australia and Nigeria, and played to a scoreless draw against Sweden and former head coach Pia Sundhage.The Americans defeated Colombia 2-0...


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