Nigeria Lose Opening Game To Rwanda At Cricket World Cup Qualifiers

Nigeria Lose Opening Game To Rwanda At Cricket World Cup Qualifiers

Nigeria lost their opening game at the Under-19 Women’s Cricket World Cup qualifiers to Rwanda by nine runs on Saturday.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tournament is the first ever to be organised by the International...
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First Bank Defeats Mountain Of Fire, Wins Crown Elite Basketball Championship

First Bank Defeats Mountain Of Fire, Wins Crown Elite Basketball Championship

First Bank Basketball Club of Lagos defeated their city rivals, Mountain of Fire Miracles (MFM), 44-27 to win the 2022 Crown Elite Basketball Championship in Lagos. The team was made to work their socks off from the first quarter down...
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Buhari Endorses 10-Year Football Development Masterplan

Buhari Endorses 10-Year Football Development Masterplan

President Muhammadu Buhari has described football as the number one sport in Nigeria and a national asset.  According to the president, his administration will resist any attempt to undermine its development.  Buhari stated this when he received the ...
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Onyema Rewards 11-Year-Old African Club Championship Gold Medalist With Free Flights, N1m

Onyema Rewards 11-Year-Old African Club Championship Gold Medalist With Free Flights, N1m

In his characteristic way of supporting Nigerian sports and athletes, the Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, has rewarded Stephanie Ogechukwu Onusiriuka, an 11-year-old Nigerian gymnast who recently clinched a Gold Medal at the Junior Olympics Level of the A...
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Joshua Loses To Usyk By Split Decision

Joshua Loses To Usyk By Split Decision

Anthony Joshua’s bid to recapture the unified heavyweight titles ended in disappointment as Oleksandr Usyk produced a terrific performance to win by split decision in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  In a clash billed as the Rage on the Red Sea, a...
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African Super League Kicks Off In August 2023

African Super League Kicks Off In August 2023

President of Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, on Sunday announced that the confederation’s Executive Committee has resolved that the African Super League will kick off in August 2023.  Motsepe who said the league would be launch...
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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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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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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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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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Egypt Beat Cameroon On Penalties

Egypt Beat Cameroon On Penalties

Goalkeeper Gabaski was the hero, saving two penalties as Egypt edged past hosts Cameroon in a penalty shootout after a goalless draw to set up an Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal. Sunday’s final sets up a tantalising meeting...
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115 Players Jostle For Trophies At Lagos Squash Tournament

115 Players Jostle For Trophies At Lagos Squash Tournament

No fewer than 115 squash players have converged on Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, to compete for trophies at Lagos Squash Open Tournament. The championship, organised by the Lagos State Squash Association for U16 and U19 boys and girls, holds from Jan....
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