Category: Sports

Arsenal Hosted Charlton Athletic, Wins 6-0

Tanimu- June 7, 2020

Arsenal returned to action for the first time on Saturday since the 2019/2020 English Premier League (EPL) was stopped because of the COVID-19 pandemic. They ... Read More

Klopp Speaks on Right Time to Restart EPL

Tanimu- May 20, 2020

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp believes it is the right time for England’s Premier League (EPL) to resume after a two-month stoppage due to the COVID-19 ... Read More

COVID-19: FIFA postpones U-17, U-20 Women’s World Cup, Futsal World Cup to 2021

inno.korie- May 13, 2020

The world football governing body, FIFA, has announced the postponement of the FIFA U-17 and U-20 Women’s World Cup and the Futsal World Cup due ... Read More

Cummins pleads to be able to carry on shining and swinging

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 10, 2020

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins believes test cricket will be much the poorer if using spit and sweat to help shine the ball is banned ... Read More

Nigerian Troops Clear Boko Haram/ISWAP at Tumbun Rago/Fulani

Tanimu- April 7, 2020

In continuation with the ongoing clearance operations in the North East Theatre of Operation, combined troops of 403 Special Forces Brigade Baga, Niger Republic Troops ... Read More

Wimbledon Championship Cancelled for The First Time Since World War II

Henry Solomon- April 1, 2020

The world's oldest tennis tournament, The Wimbledon championships were cancelled for the first time since World War Two on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic struck ... Read More

Sanchez, Vidal will be Quarantine When They Come Home

Tanimu- March 11, 2020

Chilean football stars Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal will be quarantined when they return to their home country from Europe, Chile’s health minister said on ... Read More

NPFL Match Day 23: Plateau United Keep Title Hopes Alive as Rivers United Maintain Pressure

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2020

Plateau United reiterated their title ambitions with a win away to Wikki while Rivers United stayed within the title-chasing loop with a win at home. ... Read More

LMC Confirms Death Of Nasarawa United Defender, Calls For Autopsy

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2020

The League Management Company (LMC) has confirmed the report of the death of Chineme Martins, a defender with Nasarawa United FC, who slumped during the ... Read More

Force HQ Emerge Winners at 2020 Police Games

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2020

Force Headquarters, Abuja, has emerged overall winner of the 12th Biennial Police Gamed with 239 medals made up of 102 gold, 70 silver and 67 ... Read More

Governor Ortom Donates 36-seater Bus, N10m to Lobi Stars FC

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2020

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday donated a 36-seater Toyota bus and N10 million to Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi. Presenting the gifts to ... Read More

Lagos Govt to Put Marathon on World Sports Calendar

Suleiman Idris- February 9, 2020

The Lagos State Government says it will put the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on the World Marathon Calender. Gov. Babatunde Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State ... Read More

President Buhari Appoints Daniel Amokachi Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

Tanimu- February 4, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed retired Nigerian professional footballer, former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. Amokachi, a member of ... Read More

Bryant will be greatly missed by basketball family — Olumide Oyedeji

Abdul Jimoh- January 28, 2020

Olumide Oyedeji, one of Nigeria’s foremost basketball player, says the death of U.S. basketball legend, Kobe Byrant, would be felt by up-and-coming players who looked ... Read More

EPL Honours Super Eagles Midfielder Wilfred Ndidi

Olisa- January 6, 2020

The English Premier League (EPL), on Sunday honoured Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, as he celebrated his third year with Leicester City FC. Ndidi joined ... Read More

Principles Guiding The Nigerian Youth Parliament Must Be Adhered To – Sunday Dare

Suleiman Idris- December 30, 2019

The Honourable Minister  of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has stated that the principles guiding the creation of the Nigerian Youth Parliament must ... Read More

Youth and Sports Ministry launches Adopt Campaign: offers hope to athletes

Suleiman Idris- December 27, 2019

Abuja (Min. of Youth and Sports Devt.) – The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development, has redeemed its pledge of ... Read More

UFC 245’s Kamaru Usman84kg Says It’s “Good to Move Past” Chaos.

Olisa- December 16, 2019

<!-- wp:gallery {"ids":} --> After months of build-up between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington, the payoff came Saturday night at UFC 245. A spirited war ... Read More

President Buhari Salutes Anthony Joshua on Comeback Victory

Tanimu- December 8, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari thumbs up World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, for regaining his belts Saturday night in a rematch with Mexican, Andy Ruiz Jnr. ... Read More

Buhari to Flag off 2019 Anti-corruption Marathon in Abuja

Henry Solomon- December 3, 2019

Mr Jacob Onu, National Coordinator of the National Anti-Corruption Marathon Race, says plans have been concluded for the flagging off of the 2019 edition of ... Read More