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Video: My legs were heavy before final but my coach cheered me on – Tobi Amusan

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World beater, Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan, stormed to victory in the women’s 100m hurdles in Oregon on Sunday at the World Athletics Championship.

Amusan became the first Nigerian athlete to win a gold medal after she obliterated the world record in an astonishing semi-final where she clocked 12.12secs, and powered over the line at Hayward Field in 12.06secs to win gold.

In this video, the track sensation while responding to questions from journalists spoke about how she kept composure in the wake of the races. She also revealed how she wasn’t feeling in top shape ahead of the final on Sunday but was cheered by her coach.

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Video: Worshippers perform rite at Osun Osogbo festival, Nigeria

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In this video, a congregation of worshippers are at the famous Osun river, South West Nigeria to perform religious rites in this year’s Osun Osogbo festival.

The sacred river is one of the highlights of the festival. It is believe to hold the power of fertility. Thousands of people gather in procession to the river every year to offer prayers and sacrifice to the Yoruba goddess of fertility.

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Video: Demonstrators hit streets in ongoing protests in Sierra Leone

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Watch a session of the ongoing “Bio must go” demonstration in Sierra Leone. Two policemen have been killed in the outrage.

The president has called for calm and has declared a nationwide curfew on Tuesday.

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