FIFA Bans Four Uruguay Players

FIFA Bans Four Uruguay Players

Uruguay’s Fernando Muslera and Jose Maria Gimenez were hit with four-match bans by FIFA on Friday.  While Diego Godin and Edinson Cavani were suspended for a game each after they confronted the referee following their World Cup match against Ghana. ...
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Bright, Ahube, Emerge Top Winners As 4th NLNG Golf Classic Ends 

Bright, Ahube, Emerge Top Winners As 4th NLNG Golf Classic Ends 

The 2022 edition of the NLNG Golf Classic ended in Bonny, Rivers on Sunday with Victor Bright and Nnenna Ahube clinching the top prize in the men and ladies categories.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the NLNG...
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NPA beats Navy to win 2022 Maritime Cup

NPA beats Navy to win 2022 Maritime Cup

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) football team on Friday defeated its Navy counterparts by a lone goal to emerge winner of the 2022 edition of the Ships & Ports Maritime Cup Competition. This is the second time the NPA team...
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Cricket: Nigeria Wins Second Game, Beat Botswana By 10 Wickets

Cricket: Nigeria Wins Second Game, Beat Botswana By 10 Wickets

Nigeria’s U-19 cricket team continues to show dominance at the ongoing ICC U-19 World Cup Africa Division Two Qualifiers in Abuja.  The Daniel Gim-tutored side had defeated Rwanda in the opening game on Friday as well as Botswana on Sunday,...
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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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Commonwealth Games: Buhari Celebrates Team Nigeria Amid Medals’ Galore

Commonwealth Games: Buhari Celebrates Team Nigeria Amid Medals’ Galore

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined millions of other sports-loving Nigerians in celebrating the athletes that represented Nigeria gloriously in the 22nd Commonwealth Games, Birmingham 2022.  The president also watched some of the colourful and spectacular ...
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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...
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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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Nigeria Expo Seeks More Investment In Non-Oil Sector, Sports

Nigeria Expo Seeks More Investment In Non-Oil Sector, Sports

The Nigeria International Trade Fair/Expo (NITFE) organisers have called for more investment in the non-oil sector, including sports to fast track the nation’s socio-economic development. Mr Innocent Ogu, President, African Legacy International, Co-organiser...
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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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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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Bayern Munich Extend Bundesliga Lead To 9 Points

Bayern Munich Extend Bundesliga Lead To 9 Points

Bayern Munich had to fight hard for a 3-2 win against RB Leipzig on Saturday to extend their 2021/2022 Bundesliga lead over Borussia Dortmund to nine points.  Thomas Müller broke the deadlock in the Allianz Arena in the 12th minute,...
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AFCON 2021:Tunisia, Good Test For Eagles, Says Moses Simon

AFCON 2021:Tunisia, Good Test For Eagles, Says Moses Simon

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon says their Round of 16 opponents, Tunisia, would be a good test for the team.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles will file out against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia...
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