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US OPEN: Maria Sharapova Knocked Out, Venus Williams Advances

Maria Sharapova's Grand Slam return after a 15-month doping ban ended on Sunday with a 5-7 6-4 6-2 defeat to 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova at the US Open. 30-year-old Sharapova who returned from her suspension in April, was snubbed for a French Open wildcard and missed Wimbledon with a thigh injury but had been granted a wild card to compete in the main draw at Flushing Meadows. And she had impressed in the early rounds including knocking out second seed Simona Halep. After winning the first set against Sevastova,…

UNILAG Ignores JAMB, Pegs Cut-Off At 200

The University of Lagos on Tuesday said its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) aptitude test for prospective students for the 2017/2018 academic session would hold from Sept. 18 to Sept. 22 The institution’s Deputy Registrar, Information, Mr Toyin Adebule, said in a statement that online registration for the Post-UTME screening exercise for placement into courses/programmes for the new academic session would take place from Aug. 31 to Sept. 15. Giving a rundown of the modalities for admission into…