Tag: sports

FG to Begin Camping for Athletes Ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Henry Solomon- November 19, 2020

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is set to commence national camping for athletes and officials in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics ... Read More

Tokyo Olympics: Non-Contact Sports to Resume Training in PH – Minister

Henry Solomon- August 8, 2020

Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, says non-contact sports athletes will soon resume training in Port Harcourt, Rivers, ahead of the Tokyo ... 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

Encourage Super Eagles, not Rebuke Them – Owolabi Pleads

Henry Solomon- July 15, 2019

Ex- international, Felix Owolabi, has urged Nigerians not to rebuke the Super Eagles following Sunday’s loss to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semi ... Read More

NCC seeks support for Nigeria’s sports

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 3, 2019

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on corporate entities to support sports in the country. The Executive Vice-Chairman, NCC, Prof Umar Danbatta, made the ... Read More

Liverpool earn €108m for winning UEFA Champions League title

admin- June 2, 2019

Liverpool are €108.9 million richer following their UEFA Champions League triumph over Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid, Spain, on Saturday. Finalists Tottenham Hotspur are also smiling ... Read More

U-20: Flying Eagles winger Makanjuola targets trophy not individual award

admin- May 31, 2019

Flying Eagles winger Success Makanjuola has said he is not carried away by his winning the Man of the match award in the team’s impressive ... Read More

15 Countries to Participate in Okpekpe Road Race – official

Henry Solomon- May 3, 2019

Organizers of Okpekpe 10-kilometre Road Race in Edo, on Friday said athletes from 15 countries, including the U.S. would participate in the 7th edition of ... Read More

CAF rocked by corruption allegations, whistleblower secretary fired

admin- April 16, 2019

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fired its secretary after he made corruption accusations against the president Ahmad Ahmad. General secretary Amr Fahmy was ... Read More

Ronaldo scores 20th goal for Juventus

admin- February 11, 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo’s 20th goal for Juventus helped the Italian champions restore an 11-point lead in Serie A with a 3-0 win at Sassuolo on Sunday. ... Read More

English Premier League January transfer Spending Fell for The First Time in 7 Years

Henry Solomon- February 1, 2019

Premier League spending in the January transfer window fell for the first time since 2012 after three of the top six clubs decided not to ... Read More

Salah penalty kick keeps Liverpool in EPL driving seat

inno.korie- January 12, 2019

Liverpool went seven points clear at the top of the English Premier League (EPL) after a penalty kick gave them a 1-0 win at Brighton ... Read More

Kaduna Safe to Host 2018 Ministry of Interior Games – El-Rufai

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2018

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai on Saturday said that the state was safe enough to host the 2018 Ministry of Interior Games (MIGA) ... Read More

Kaduna lights-up as ‘Centenary’ 2018 Polo Tourney enters 4th day

Streaming Admin- October 17, 2018

Tuesday sixteenth October 2018 marked day 4 of the ongoing Centenary Celebrations at the Kaduna Polo Club. The day was tagged Equestrian day and the ... Read More

Sports Minister Inaugurates National Anti-Doping Committee

Henry Solomon- September 6, 2018

Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports on Thursday inaugurated members of the National Anti-Doping Committee (NADC) with a charge on them to ensure Nigeria’s ... Read More

Serena Sets Up Clash with Sister Venus at the US Open

Henry Solomon- August 30, 2018

Serena Williams overpowered German Carina Witthoeft 6-2 6-2 to set up a third-round clash with big sister Venus at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Williams ... Read More

Speaker Dogara Laments Government Involvement in Sport

AMT Tanimu- August 14, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has identified poor funding, undue government intervention, inefficient administration and policy implementation as ... Read More

Designer Leads Campaign for The First Nigeria Board Games Cafe

Henry Solomon- July 25, 2018

Acclaimed board game designer Kenechukwu Ogbuagu, is leading an online campaign to set up Nigeria’s first board game table top cafe. The campaign, which is ... Read More

Students Display of Rare Skills Indicates Bright Future for Traditional Games in Lagos

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2018

The participants at Lagos State Secondary School Traditional Games have displayed rare skills at the just-concluded Games, signifying a bright future for the games. The ... Read More

FG to Send Plane to Repatriate Scammed Nigerians in Russia

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2018

The Nigerian government will send a plane to repatriate the 200 defrauded Nigerian citizens currently stranded in Russia. Steve Ugbah, Nigerian ambassador to Russia who ... Read More