Edem bows out of table tennis women’s singles at Tokyo Olympics

Offiong Edem on Monday bowed out of the women’s singles event of the table tennis competition at the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The...

Guinea reverses decision to shun Tokyo Games over COVID-19 fears

Guinea’s five athletes will participate in the Tokyo Olympics after all, a statement from the West African nation’s sports ministry said on Thursday. This reverses...

NBBF gets waiver on seized Olympic Kits

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) says the federal government has granted an “import waiver” on the country’s basketball team kits for Tokyo Olympics —...

Unbeaten Nigerian Akpejiori challenges Fury

Nigerian boxer Raphael Akpejiori who impressively beat Steven Lyons in the opening round in a Miami bout last  Saturday has called out Tyson Fury...

Banks dole out N100m to basketball teams

Three commercial banks donated $200,000 (about 100 million naira) to jointly adopt the national Men’s Basketball Team (D’Tigers) and the Women’s team (D’Tigress)  as...

Sports enthusiast seek inclusion of ex-internationals in upcoming NBBF elections

Charles Offiong, the Chairman, Nigerian Sports Advanced Group (NSAG), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has called for the involvement of ex-internationals in the upcoming Nigeria...

Curb youth restiveness with sports, says Irabor

Chief of Defence Staff, Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, has described sports as the foundation for discipline and a great weapon to curb youth restiveness in...

Italy celebrate Euro 2020 title, Prime Minister to receive team

Italians wildly celebrated the Euro 2020 title of their national team which was to be received by Prime Minister Mario Draghi later on Monday. Thousands...

Barty gets first Wimbledon title after Pliskova’s defeat

World number one Ash Barty overcame a second-set hiccup as she defeated Karolina Pliskova 6-3 6-7 (4-7) 6-3 on Saturday. The win helped her to...

Nigeria’s D’tigers make history, beat U.S. in Las Vegas

Nigeria’s senior national men’s basketball team, D’tigers in the early hours of Sunday, defeated the U.S. national men’s team, 90-87 in an exhibition game...

Lyon may bid for sensational Onuachu

Olympique Lyon have set their sights on moving for KRC Genk striker Paul Onuachu when the Ligue 1 side resolve the issue surrounding French...

Sergio Ramos joins PSG on two-year deal

Sergio Ramos is officially a PSG player. The French club has this evening released a statement to announce their new signing. The 35-year-old defender...

Taribo slams NPFL over poor welfare

Former Super Eagles defender  Taribo West has said that the current local league does not present Nigerian players with the best platform to parade...

EURO 2020 FINAL: England to face Italy

England battled back from a goal down to beat Denmark after extra time on a truly memorable night at Wembley and reach a first...

FG urges Team Nigeria to ‘win clean’ as first batch departs for Japan

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has urged Team Nigeria to avoid doping and compete clean to win medals for Nigeria at...

Tokyo Olympics: President Buhari to host Team Nigeria on Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday host members of Team Nigeria to the Tokyo Olympics at the Presidential Villa before the final batch of...

NPFL: Wikki Tourists beat Dakkada FC 2-1

Hosts Wikki Tourists Football Club on Sunday beat Dakkada FC of Uyo 2-1 in the ongoing 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at the...

Runsewe advocates sports as catalyst for Nigeria’s socio-economic development

The Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has urged the use of sports and culture to create a positive...

Buhari allocates houses to 1994 Super Eagles squad

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the allocation of 3-bedroom houses to the 1994 Super Eagles squad that won the African Cup of Nations in...

Eagles/Mexico friendly: Eguaveon drops 2 players

Two Super Eagles players have been dropped from the 25-man list invited for the international friendly against Mexico, Super Eagles Media Officer, Femi Raji,...
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