Benin to host NBBF Elective Congress on Oct. 30

The Congress of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has approved Oct. 30 for the conduct of elections into the Executive Board of the Federation. The...

327 military athletes to compete in Sahel games in Abuja – OSMA president

The President, Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA), Brig.-Gen. Maikano Abdullahi, says 327 athletes from 14 countries are expected to participate in the...

Zenith Bank/Delta Headmasters’ Cup: Okowa, sponsor promise continuity

The Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured of his administration’s resolve to providing an enabling environment for youths and sports development in...

Qatar 2022 Race: Musa, 22 others to face CAR

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has listed team captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong and 21 others for the Super Eagles’ FIFA World Cup...

Europa League: Leicester, Napoli, Rangers sink

Leicester and Napoli face an uphill task to qualify from Europa League Group C after both fell to shock defeats yesterday. A much-changed Leicester went...

CBN pledges more support for youth empowerment

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has pledged more support for youth empowerment, through sports and its other intervention programmes. Osita Nwanisobi,...

Pele hails Messi for new South American goalscoring record

Brazilian legend Pele congratulated Lionel Messi on Saturday for overtaking him as South America’s top goalscorer in international football. Messi surpassed Pele’s mark of 77...

Devastated Joshua heads to hospital to check eye socket after losing titles

Anthony Joshua, fresh from being dethroned as world boxing heavyweight champions, is set to go to hospital to check a suspected broken eye socket. Joshua’s...

Falconets spank CAR 7-0 in U-20 women’s World Cup qualifiers

The Super Falconets on Saturday in Douala spanked their counterparts from the Central African Republic (CAR) 7-0 in a 2022 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup...

Italian legend Zola likens Osimhen to Lukaku

Former Italian  and Napoli  striker Gianfranco Zola has hinted that  in-form  Napoli’s Nigeria  international striker Victor Osimhen  is as good as wave-making  Chelsea’s new signing  Belgian  Romelu Lukaku. Speaking ahead of tonight’s Serie  A clash  between...

Tokyo 2020: Reps to probe failed doping test

The House of Representatives yesterday  mandated its Committee on Sports to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the failed doping test by Nigerian  athletes at...

ABC: NFF hails Sanwo-Olu on successful hosting

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and other football stakeholders have commended Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos on the successful hosting of Aisha Buhari female...

NWFL season kicks off December 8

The Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Congress  has applauded the leadership and board of the Nigeria Football Federation headed by the president Amaju Pinnick for...

Infantino reveals how Nigeria can host FIFA competitions

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino on Thursday, in Abuja, revealed how Nigeria can be made a destination for top Grade A football matches and FIFA...

Adebutu hailed as NFF, Baba Ijebu seal partnership

At a modest but colourful and instrumental ceremony in Lagos yesterday , the Nigeria Football Federation and Premier Lotto Limited (popularly and fondly referred...

EUROPA LEAGUE : Osimhen undergoes special training

Ahead of Thursday’s Europa League tie with huge Nigerian interests  between  Leicester City and  SSC Napoli,  Victor  Osimhen  was yesterday subjected  to individualised  training session even as the duo of Dries Mertens...

Moffi named in Ligue 1 team of the week

French daily newspaper L’Equipe has rewarded Nigeria international Teremas Moffi with his first Ligue 1 team of the week appearance of the season following...

African Women’s League excites FIFA

Hopes are high that this year’s inaugural African Women’s Champions League can raise the standard of the game in Africa to unprecedented levels, both...

Cricket W/Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria lose to Uganda by 43 runs

Nigeria’s Senior Women’s Cricket team, playing in the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup qualifiers in Botswana, on Saturday lost their third group...

W/Cup qualifiers: Coach urges Nigeria’s female cricket team to remain focused

Uthe Ogbimi, national U-19 male cricket coach has urged Nigeria’s women team to remain mentally focused ahead of the  International Cricket Council T-20 World...
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