Andy Murray wins Shanghai Masters, close gap on Djokovic

Andy Murray wins Shanghai Masters, close gap on Djokovic

Andy Murray has burned through China in remorseless fashion. Since arriving in Beijing 2½ weeks ago, he has delivered arguably the most dominant sequence of his career, winning 10 straight matches that concluded on Sunday in a 7-6, 6-1 victory...
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Quadri exits ITTF World Cup

Quadri exits ITTF World Cup

The dream of another superlative performance on German soil for Africa’s flagbearer, Aruna Quadri was shattered on Saturday at the 2016 ITTF World Cup holding in Saarbrucken, Germany as the Nigerian failed to progress to the second round of the championship...
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Wenger hails Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Chelsea

Wenger hails Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Chelsea

Still celebrating, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his team had come close to perfection after watching them mark his 20th anniversary with a 3-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday. Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil scored in the first...
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Buhari lauds Paralympic team

Buhari lauds Paralympic team

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended  Nigeria’s team for an outstanding performance at the  just concluded Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Buhari’s Senior Special Assiatant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in a statement said the Presi...
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What is wrong with Manchester United?

What is wrong with Manchester United?

By Ryan Rosenblatt –  Nine days ago, Manchester United were flying high. They had won their first three games of the season and it looked like Jose Mourinho, along with a trio of high priced signings up the middle were going to...
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FIFA rates Nigeria 14th in Africa

FIFA rates Nigeria 14th in Africa

 New  ranking released by FIFA on Thursday indicates that  Nigeria has moved three places higher, placing 64th in the world and 14th in Africa with a cumulative score of 534.   According to the report, Nigeria was in the 67th...
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‘How Venus and Serena Williams failed drug test’

‘How Venus and Serena Williams failed drug test’

Hacking group, Fancy Bear group has alleged that the  World Anti-Doping Agency allowed United States  tennis players Serena and Venus Williams to take banned substances, while gymnast Simone Biles failed a doping test yet avoided disqualification.   Accord...
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Aruna gets improved ranking in Africa

Aruna gets improved ranking in Africa

Similar to his record as the first African to make the top 30 in the world, Rio Olympic Games quarterfinalist, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has inscribed his name in the annals of history in the continent after leaping to 25th in...
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Quadri, Toriola, others to get improved ITTF ranking

Quadri, Toriola, others to get improved ITTF ranking

 Indications emerged on Wednesday that  Africa’s best table tennis player at Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Aruna Quadri will lead his compatriots – Segun Toriola, Edem Offiong and Olufunke Oshonaike for an improved rating when the September ITTF ranking is rel...
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Pay Siasia his emoluments, Dalung tells NFF

Pay Siasia his emoluments, Dalung tells NFF

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has directed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay the U-23 national team’s Coach, Samson Siasia, all his emoluments.   Speaking during the visit of Siasia and his wife, Eunice, to  Dalung...
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Super Falcons maintains position as Africa’s best in FIFA ranking

Super Falcons maintains position as Africa’s best in FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s female foot ball team, Super Falcons retain position as the best within the Africa continent in the new FIFA ranking released on its website on Friday.   However, the seven-time Africa Women’s Cup of Nations Winners remained at number...
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