Saturday, 25 March 2017

Headlines
  • U.K-based Ekundayo set to fight Australia’s George Kris for Commonwealth title - United Kingdom-based undefeated current African Boxing champion and Skysports prize-fighter winner, Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo is set to battle Australian title holder, Kris George in a Commonwealth welterweight championship fight in June. The fight, which would be on a major television promotion in the United Kingdom, promises a lot of...
  • Kano Pillars Usman nominated among 12 best at FIBA Africa ACCC - Abubakar Usman, Kano Pillars Basketball Club shooting guard, has been nominated by FIBA Africa among the best 12 players currently competing in its ongoing Champions Club Cup (ACCC) in Egypt. Usman scores 18 points per game and recently recorded the highest point by any player in a game with 34...
  • Nigeria’s No 1. Golfer, Odoh set for 4th WAGT title - Andrew Odoh, Nigeria’s number one ranked golfer said on Friday he was set to win his fourth title of the West Africa Golf Tour (WAGT). Odoh told newsmen that he was in a good shape for the game, especially with his strong showing at Nigeria Masters in Abuja in November....
  • Nigerian athletes to miss 2017 IAAF World Championships - If urgent steps are not taken by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, the country’s athletes will miss the IAAF World Championships billed for London August 4-13, 2017. This is because the world athletics ruling body, IAAF recently released new standards, which no Nigerian athlete has been able to achieve. The...
  • Osinbajo to grace NCC Tennis League Cup finals - All is now set for the very promising final of the NCC Tennis League Cup between Kaduna based surprise finalists, Team Offikwu, and defending champions Team Tombim of Abuja. The match is scheduled to take place on Saturday December 17 and Sunday December 18 at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club...

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AWCON 2016: Nigeria, Ghana Settle For Draw

Cup holders Super Falcons were held to a 1-1 draw by Ghana in one of the group phase matches of the ongoing 10th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon on Wednesday. Tournament top-scorer Asisat Oshoala scored h...

Ajayi Hits Goal No. 3 In Ahly Massive Win Against...

Nigerian forward, Junior Oluwafemi Ajayi scored his third goal for Al Ahly SC in the Egyptian Premier League as they defeated Talae El-Gaish SC 3-0 at home on Wednesday. Three late goals gave holders Ahly another convinc...

50,000 athletes to participate in 2017 Lagos city marathon

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said no fewer than 50,000 athletes from across the world are expected to participate in the second edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon billed to hold on Februar...

Klinsmann fired as US coach

Former German international striker Jurgen Klinsmann was fired Monday as coach of the United States after losing two straight 2018 World Cup qualifying matches. US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati announced the f...

AWCON 2016: Ghana Coach, Basigi Shifts Focus To Nigeria Game

Ghana’s Black Queens coach, Yusif Basigi has shifted focus to Wednesday’s game against the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the ongoing African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Cameroon. Ghana came back from a goal behind ...

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Dazzling photos from Rio 2016 Olympics Closing Ceremony

Amid the irresistible vibe of samba and an explosion of sounds and colours at the mythical Maracana Stadium on Sunday, Olympians and fans said goodbye as the curtain fell on the Rio Games. The rains and strong winds coul...
Rio 2016 Tennis: Murray Beats Juan Monaco To Seal Last 16 Spot

Rio 2016 Wrap: Double Joy for Nadal as Murray Loses;...

Spain’s Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez won gold in the men’s tennis doubles in the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympics. They beat Romania’s Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau 6-2 3-6 6-4. Superstar Nadal is also through to the semi-...
Jonathan Akinyemi

Rio 2016 Olympics: Stunning Photos From The Games So Far

The Rio Olympics is in full swing, with star athletes winning gold medals as fans bask in the celebration. Below are stunning images in the past week of top sporting combats in Rio.  

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Osinbajo to grace NCC Tennis League Cup finals

All is now set for the very promising final of the NCC Tennis League Cup between Kaduna based surprise finalists, Team Offikwu, and defending champions Team Tombim of Abuja. The match is scheduled to take place on Saturd...

Tennis: Emmanuel, Agugbom Retain Dala Hard Court Titles

Defending champions, Sylvester Emmanuel and Christy Agugbom, at the weekend, successfully defended their men’s and women’s singles titles at the 30th Dala Hard Court Tennis Championship in Kano. Emmanuel got the bett...

Quadrangular Games promotes social interaction among clubs – Oganla

Lagos Country Club Ikeja were crowned champions of the silver jubilee edition of the Quadrangular Games in a colourful closing ceremony held on Saturday at the swimming section of the sports club. The champions who were ...