Tag: Brazil

Brazilian President Bolsonaro tested for coronavirus

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been tested for the novel coronavirus, local media cited the president’s office as saying on Monday. The right-wing populist president, ... Read More

Brazil Now has More Coronavirus Deaths Than Spain

Henry Solomon- May 30, 2020

Brazil has now suffered more deaths from the novel coronavirus than Spain, according to new statistics released by Johns Hopkins University in the U.S. The ... Read More

35 countries to participate in 2019 Calabar Carnival

Abdul Jimoh- November 27, 2019

The Carnival Calabar Commission on Wednesday said delegates from 35 countries and 20 Nigerian states would be participating in this year’s forthcoming Calabar Carnival. The ... Read More

Women W/Cup: Cristiane’s hat-trick gives Brazil perfect start

admin- June 10, 2019

Brazil’s Cristiane scored a hat-trick as the former finalists sealed a superb 3-0 victory over women’s World Cup debutants, Jamaica, on Sunday to kick off ... Read More

CAF Handed Life Ban on Russia 2018 World Cup Bound Referee

Tanimu- July 9, 2018

In a sting operation by the Ghanian undercover journalist expose over 100 African referees involve in cash for a win in soccer matches. The Kenyan ... Read More

World Cup: France, Brazil, Uruguay, Belgium battle for semi-final spots

admin- July 6, 2018

Hitmen for Uruguay and France in World Cup. L-R: Cavani, Suarez, Pogba nd Mbappe The World Cup bursts back into life on Friday as tournament ... Read More

World Cup: Belgium face Brazil in quarterfinals

admin- July 3, 2018

Belgium overpower Japan to reach Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter-finals Japan’s dream of playing in its first ever World Cup quarter-finals has been blown ... Read More

African Drum Festival opens in Abeokuta

admin- April 20, 2018

Drum festival opens in Abeokuta The third edition of African Drum Festival has kicked off with 20 states, 40 African countries, Haiti, Brazil and Trinidad ... Read More

Osun to Hold Biggest Street Carnival in December – Organisers

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 3, 2017

Organisers of the maiden Osun Carnival on Wednesday said it would be the biggest street carnival ever held in the state. Mr Obasijuade Adedokun, the ... Read More

Neymar Wants To Leave, PSG Wants Him and Buyout Clause of $260m In-Between

Tanimu- August 2, 2017

This morning Brazilian forward and Barcelona striker Neymar had a meeting with the management of Barcelona FC, in the said meeting his agent and father ... Read More

FIFA Rankings: Brazil Back On Top Of World Football Chart

inno.korie- April 6, 2017

Brazil dethroned arch-rivals Argentina and returned to the summit of football’s world rankings for the first time in almost seven years, the ruling body FIFA ... Read More

FIFA Ranking: Super Eagles Drops One Spot, Argentina Remains Top

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 22, 2016

Argentina ends the year top of the FIFA world rankings, with South American neighbours Brazil second. La Albiceleste, therefore, take the ‘Team of the Year’ ... Read More

Daniel Akpeyi In, Carl Ikeme Out Following Injury From The WCQ

admin- November 3, 2016

Following injury of Carl Ikeme, Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has now invited South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi to camp for next week’s 2018 ... Read More

Brazilian World Cup Winning Captain Carlos Alberto Dies At 72

Henry Solomon- October 25, 2016

The legendary Brazillian Captain Carlos Alberto Torres died on Tuesday after he had suffered a heart attack. The defender and captain of Brazil's 1970 World ... Read More

Saraki Task MTN, Private Firms In Sports Development

Henry Solomon- September 21, 2016

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has challenged MTN Nigeria to play an increased role in sports development in the country. This is stated in ... Read More

#Rio2016 #Paralympics: Ekweremadu Hails Nigerian Contingent, Says Ability Is In The Mind

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2016

  The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has described the Nigerian contingent to the Rio Paralympics in Brazil as true heroes, who gave their ... Read More

A Solo Move Gives A Blind Footballer An Incredible Goal

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2016

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games is experience outstanding performance from athletes and players in their respective field of play. little piece of footage went viral ... Read More

Mugabe wants Olympic team members arrested

Abdul Jimoh- August 24, 2016

According to reports  from News Houses in Zimbabwe, Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has instructed the Commissioner General of Zimbabwe Police Republic, Augustine Chihuri, to arrest ... Read More

Court of Arbitration Bans Russia From Rio Paralympics

Henry Solomon- August 23, 2016

The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has banned Russia from competing at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after it lost an appeal against a ... Read More

[Photo] Rio de Janeiro Rocks As #Rio2016 #Olympics Ends In A grand Style #ClosingCeremony

Henry Solomon- August 22, 2016

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games came to grand finale as Rio de Janeiro did what it does best and threw a spectacular party to celebrate ... Read More