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Novak Djokovic: If I could, I would make some changes to calendar



Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic says if he could change one thing in tennis that would be the calendar. “The calendar, I would schedule tournaments a bit differently,” Djokovic said, when asked by Sport Klub one thing he would change in tennis if he could.

“Firstly, I would give players more time to rest. “I don’t see a point in such a big gap between the Australian Open and Roland Garros, I would schedule Melbourne probably for somewhere in March and I would leave two or two and a half months without a tournament.

Also, I would schedule the Grand Slams so Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open are not scheduled too close to each other.” Djokovic, a 17-time Grand Slam champion, claims throwing rackets isn’t something he loves as each time he has regretted doing that.

“Honestly, I regret when I smash the racket on the court. I’m trying to avoid that but sometimes I get carried away and that happens — then I feel remorse. I try to forgive myself for that — because we are all humans and we all make mistakes,” Djokovic said.

“Some people would say it helps and wakes up me up but I’m not a fan of that. I’m aware that’s not the best example for the young ones who are watching and I feel a bit bad.” Djokovic, ranked at No. 1 in the world, made a stunning start to this season as he won 18 straight matches and claimed three consecutive titles.


Brigadier General Francis Omata has reacted to news making rounds accusing him of ordering the infamous #LekkiMassacre



Brigadier General Francis Omata has reacted to news making rounds accusing him of ordering the infamous #LekkiMassacre which took place Tuesday evening at Lekki-VI toll gate.

Omata denied the allegations, stating that he was only on the scene to ‘pull back the soldiers’, he also named the officer responsible; one Lt Col S. 0. Bello of the 65 Battalion Bonny camp.

WITHIN NIGERIA reports that General F.O Omata was accused of giving the order to open fire on peaceful protests.

In his defence, the Brigadier General said:

“I didn’t command the soldiers nor was there when shots were fired. I rushed to the scene and arrived about 39 mins after and identified myself and pull back the soIdiers.

The soldiers were from there 65 Battalion Bonny camp led by their commanding officer, Lt Col 8. O. Bello.

My only mistake was that when I got to the scene I was screaming my name to alert the soldiers about my presence and people at the scene picked that up and ran with it”. It was not me.

Lekki-VI toll gate has been the location of the peaceful #EndSARS protest where Nigerian youths are clamouring for an end to SARS, a Nigerian police unit which specializes in Anti Robbery cases.

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