Commonwealth Youth Games: Dalung promises to pay athletes camp allowances

From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung has assured the athletes preparing for the forthcoming Commonwealth Youth Games scheduled for Nassau, Bahamas in July, that all their camp allowances would be paid on time. Speaking when he visited the athletes’ camp a... [More]

FIFA looking into Russia football doping claims

FIFA says “it is still investigating allegations” that footballers were involved in a state-sponsored doping programme in Russia. At least 30 sports, including football, covered up samples involving more than 1,000 athletes between 2011 and 2015, according to the McLaren report. The Mail on Sunday h... [More]

Ovtcharov wins ITTF China Open crown

Dimitrij Ovtcharov became Germany’s first winner of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) China Open title in 11 years after beating the last and only other player to achieve the feat, Timo Boll, in the final in Chengdu. The 28-year-old had to save four match points in the decider before ... [More]

Mourinho ready to snub Ronaldo for Kane

. Faces six years jail term for tax evasion Real Madrid star, Ronaldo, 32, has been linked with a sensational Manchester United return after allegations of £12.9million fraud but Jose Mourinho would rather sign Harry Kane instead according to reports. The prospect of seeing the Portuguese winger, wh... [More]

Osun lifts Copa Coca-Cola trophy

Friday, 23 June 2017 started like any other day, but it proved to be unforgettable for Osun State’s Progress Comprehensive High School after defeating rival team, Owerri City College, Imo State, to win the 2017 edition of the Copa Coca-Cola tournament at the national final match played at the Onikan... [More]

Azeez, Onazi, Rufai for Kebbi Beach Soccer tourney

Super Sand Eagles star, Abu Azeez and two other Super Eagles players are billed to feature in the inaugural edition of the Kebbi Beach Soccer Sallah Tournament at the Zauro Town in Birin Kebbi. The tournament kicks off from today 26th of June to the 30th. Azeez on loan at Shooting Stars Sport Club i... [More]

Zenith basketball league phase 3 ends today

The third Phase of the National Women Basketball League Sponsored by Zenith Bank ends today in Asaba. First Bank and last year’s runner up, Dolphins looked certain to repeat the same feat this season as both sides had remained unbeaten as the third phase draws to an end. First Bank basketball Coach,... [More]

NPFL: Rivers Utd compounds 3SC’s woes X

.As Akwa Utd eyes top spot By George Aluo Rivers United yesterday compounded the league woes of relegation threatened 3SC with a 1-0 home victory in the only NPFL match decided this weekend. Organisers of the league, the LMC had last week moved all the match day 26 matches to Wednesday with the exce... [More]

Nigerian referees, assessors, fitness trainers set for FIFA Elite Programme

All is now set for this year’s FIFA Member Association (MA) Elite Programme for Nigerian referees, assessors and physical fitness trainers taking place in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja between 3rd and 8th July 2017. Last year, more than 230 Nigerian referees, instructors and assessors were in... [More]

Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier: Cameroon can frustrate Eagles –Obuh

By Joe Apu Former Flying Eagles coach, John Obuh has called on the Super Eagles technical crew and players not to take Cameroon’s ouster at the on-going FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia for granted, as the Hugo Broos tutored  side could frustrate Nigeria’s ambition for a ticket to the Russia 2018 W... [More]

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