Cricket: Team Nigeria Arrives Kigali For KwibukaT20

Cricket: Team Nigeria Arrives Kigali For KwibukaT20

Team Nigeria has arrived Kigali for KwibukaT20 Women’s Cricket tournament, with 24-man contingent, comprising 16 players and officials. Nigeria joins Uganda, Botswana and Brazil to arrive in Rwanda for the tournament scheduled to begin on Thursday to June 18.  It’s...
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FC Barcelona End Season With Dire Defeat 

Barcelona’s season ended with a whimper as Villarreal sealed a 2-0 LaLiga win at Camp Nou on Sunday.  The Catalan club’s spot in next season’s UEFA Champions League was secured earlier in May.  But manager Xavi will be disappointed his...
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Nigeria Withdraws From International Basketball Competitions For Two Years

Nigeria Withdraws From International Basketball Competitions For Two Years

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the withdrawal of Nigeria from all international basketball competitions for a period of two years with immediate effect.   Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, disclosed this while briefing ne...
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Nadal Acknowledges Alcaraz As His “Replacement” After Madrid Open Defeat

Nadal Acknowledges Alcaraz As His “Replacement” After Madrid Open Defeat

Rafael Nadal acknowledged Carlos Alcaraz can be considered a “replacement” for him after losing to his teenage rival at the Madrid Open. Alcaraz is one of the most exciting rising stars on the ATP Tour.   He enhanced his growing...
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Liverpool Survive Scare In Spain To Reach Final

Liverpool Survive Scare In Spain To Reach Final

Liverpool survived a scare against Villarreal to move into the Champions League final – and keep their hopes of winning an unprecedented quadruple alive. The Reds had comfortably won 2-0 in the first leg but that advantage was wiped out...
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Manchester City Back On Top After Victory At Leeds

Manchester City Back On Top After Victory At Leeds

Manchester FC City returned to the top of the Premier League standings after thumping Leeds United 4-0 at Elland Road on Saturday.  Liverpool had regained top spot earlier in the day with a 1-0 win at Newcastle United, putting pressure...
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Leads Secure Hard-Earned Point At Crystal Palace

Leads Secure Hard-Earned Point At Crystal Palace

Leeds United moved five points clear of the Premier League relegation zone following a fiercely contested goalless draw at Crystal Palace.  In a scrappy, sometimes bad-tempered clash Wilfried Zaha came closest to scoring but saw his powerful shot well hel...
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Golf: Ali Emerges Winner Of 13th Leg In Owerri

Golf: Ali Emerges Winner Of 13th Leg In Owerri

David Ali on Saturday emerged the winner of the 13th Leg of the Race to Nigeria Masters (Pro/Am) Golf Tournament at the Arsenal Golf Course, Owerri. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the final round of the 13th...
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Ondo Auto Rally Begins April 16 

Ondo Auto Rally Begins April 16 

The 5th edition of the annual Ondo Auto Rally is to hold from April 16 to 17, 2022 at Akure and Ilara-Imokin in Ondo State.  President of Work and Play, the group organising the event, Adeoye Ojuoko, at the weekend, disclosed...
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France Beat England To Win Grand Slam 

France Beat England To Win Grand Slam 

France strutted to a first Grand Slam in 12 years as they ran in three tries to comfortably see off England in front of a jubilant Stade de France. Tries from Gael Fickou and Francois Cros gave the hosts a...
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Mane Earns Vital Win For Liverpool

Mane Earns Vital Win For Liverpool

Sadio Mane’s first-half goal was enough to give Liverpool victory over West Ham at Anfield and move them back within three points of Premier League leaders Manchester City. Jurgen Klopp’s men deserved the win but it did not come without...
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Ronaldo, Manchester United Left Frustrated In Goalless Draw With Watford 

Ronaldo, Manchester United Left Frustrated In Goalless Draw With Watford 

Manchester United drew goalless at home with lowly Watford at Old Trafford on Saturday, denting their hopes of a top-four finish in the English Premier League (EPL).  The result leaves Manchester United on 47 points in fourth place, two points...
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FCT Win Ramat Cup Football Tournament

FCT Win Ramat Cup Football Tournament

The FCT under-16 boys football team on Saturday defeated their Kano state counterparts 1-0 at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano to win the annual Ramat under-16 boys football tournament.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the competition, n...
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Sterling Bank Sponsors Bendel Insurance FC Team Jerseys with N50m

Sterling Bank Sponsors Bendel Insurance FC Team Jerseys with N50m

Sterling Bank Plc and Bendel Insurance FC of Benin have made history with the largest shirt sponsorship deal in Nigerian club football history with the unveiling of its N50 million sponsorship deal of the club’s home and away jerseys for...
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