Switzerland Beat France On Penalties

Switzerland Beat France On Penalties

Kylian Mbappe missed the crucial kick as Switzerland beat France on penalties in the Euro 2020 last 16 after a classic European Championship game. The Swiss had been seconds away from elimination during 90 minutes but go through to face...
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Cricket Federation Distributes Equipment To 14 Schools

Cricket Federation Distributes Equipment To 14 Schools

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) on Thursday in Abuja distributed cricket  equipment to 14 schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to enhance the sport’s development.  Yahaya Ukwenya, Chairman of NCF Caretaker Committee, said the distrib...
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Chelsea Thrashed By Barcelona In Final

Chelsea Thrashed By Barcelona In Final

Chelsea conceded four goals in the first 36 minutes as Barcelona blew them away to win their first Women’s Champions League title in Gothenburg. Chelsea trailed 33 seconds in when an attempted clearance hit Melanie Leupolz and went in for...
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Edo Win Two Gold Medals In Cricket

Edo Win Two Gold Medals In Cricket

Team Edo on Monday evening won the gold medals in the male and female six-a-side cricket event at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Edo male team won...
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New Fifa Bans For Sepp Blatter, Valcke

New Fifa Bans For Sepp Blatter, Valcke

Fifa has banned ex-president Sepp Blatter from football until 2028 after giving him a new suspension of six years and eight months. Former Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke has received a similar ban, with both also being fined £780,000.  The...
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Nigeria Retains African Under-19 Boys Volleyball Title

Nigeria Retains African Under-19 Boys Volleyball Title

Nigeria’s under-19 boys on Monday retained their title by defeating their Moroccan counterparts 3-0 on the final day of the 2020 African Nations Volleyball Championship in Abuja.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that, in the match played at...
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Akwa United Overrun Rivers United 3-0

Akwa United Overrun Rivers United 3-0

Akwa United put up a convincing performance on Sunday to record a resounding 3-0 victory over visiting Rivers United of Port Harcourt in a 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture.  The victory at the Godswill Akpabio Internation...
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Two Nigerian Cyclists Begin Training In Cairo

Two Nigerian Cyclists Begin Training In Cairo

Tombrapa Grikpa and Ese Ukpeseraye, two Nigerian cyclists, have started training in Egypt for the African Continental Cycling Road Race Championship which begins on Tuesday, an official said on Friday. Mohammed Bashir, the national coach of Cycling Federation ...
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Manchester United Drop Points As Aubemayang Hat-Trick Lifts Arsenal

Manchester United Drop Points As Aubemayang Hat-Trick Lifts Arsenal

Manchester United lost ground in the 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) title race as they dropped points in a 1-1 draw at relegation-threatened West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Bruno Fernandes equalised Mbaye Diagne’s early goal for second-bottom West Br...
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U-17 Cricket: South South, North West To Clash In Finals

U-17 Cricket: South South, North West To Clash In Finals

Defending champions Team North West and South South have qualified for the finals of the U-17 National Boys Cricket championship to hold on Sunday.  The tournament sponsored by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) is ongoing at the Edo Boys High School, Adolor,....
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Ozan Kabak Joins Liverpool On Loan

Ozan Kabak Joins Liverpool On Loan

Liverpool has completed a loan deal for Schalke’s Turkey central defender Ozan Kabak. The 20-year-old joins the Reds until the end of the season, with the club also having signed Preston North End’s Ben Davies for £2m.  Defender Davies, 25,.....
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Manchester City Overcome Cheltenham Scare, West Ham Whip Doncaster Rovers

Manchester City Overcome Cheltenham Scare, West Ham Whip Doncaster Rovers

Manchester City survived a scare against fourth-tier side Cheltenham Town while FA Cup holders Arsenal exited the competition in Saturday’s fourth-round ties. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City battled back from a goal down to claim a 3-1 away win and Arsenal...
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Messi Sent Off As Athletic Bilbao Beat Barcelona To Win Super Cup

Messi Sent Off As Athletic Bilbao Beat Barcelona To Win Super Cup

Inaki Williams’s brilliant strike in extra time earned Athletic Bilbao a 3-2 win over FC Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday, with Lionel Messi sent off in the final stages. The Basque side, who last won the trophy...
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Nigeria Tennis Federation Unveils 2021 programmes

Nigeria Tennis Federation Unveils 2021 programmes

The Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) has unveiled its 2021 activities aimed at enhancing the development of the game in the country. Dayo Abulude, the Secretary General of the Federation, said on Wednesday in Abuja that the Federation would be organisimg v...
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