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 newsmen on Thursday...
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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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Volleyball Premier: Customs Beats COAS Babes 3-0

Volleyball Premier: Customs Beats COAS Babes 3-0

The Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) Babes has defeated COAS Babes 3-0 to continue their unbeatable race on matchday seven in the female category at the ongoing final phase of the 2021 Nigeria Volleyball Premier League in Abuja.   The News Agency of...
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Samuel Eto’o Elected President Of Cameroon FA

Samuel Eto’o Elected President Of Cameroon FA

Former international Samuel Eto’o will run Cameroonian football for the next four years after being elected head of the country’s FA on Saturday. The four-time African Footballer of the Year defeated rival Seidou Mbombo Njoya, the fourth vice-presi...
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First Bank 60th Amateur Open Golf Championship Begins November 18

First Bank 60th Amateur Open Golf Championship Begins November 18

By Moses Ebosele. ebosele@hotmail.com    — The 60th edition of the annual First Bank of Nigeria sponsored Lagos Amateur Golf Championship is scheduled to Tee-Off at the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938 on Thursday, 18 – Sunday 21 November&...
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Kia Nigeria Partners Custodian Insurance On Sponsorship Of Indian Golf Cup Tournament

Kia Nigeria Partners Custodian Insurance On Sponsorship Of Indian Golf Cup Tournament

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com   — As part of measures to foster sports development and promote the game of golf in the country, Kia Nigeria in partnership with the Indian Golfers Association of Nigeria (IGAN) on Thursday rolled out plans for t...
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Sports Minister Hails D’Tigress’ Qualification For Final

Sports Minister Hails D’Tigress’ Qualification For Final

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has congratulated Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, for qualifying for the final of the 2021 Afrobasket women championship in Cameroon.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) repor...
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2021 Aisha Buhari Cup: South Africa Thrash Ghana 3-0

2021 Aisha Buhari Cup: South Africa Thrash Ghana 3-0

South Africa’s Bayana Bayana put up a sterling performance in the ongoing 2021 Aisha Buhari Cup at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Arena, Lagos, on Friday, to triumph 3-0 over the Black Queens of Ghana.  A first-half goal by Magana Hilda...
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Cricket W/Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria Defeats Cameroon By 10 wickets

Cricket W/Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria Defeats Cameroon By 10 wickets

Nigeria has won her last group B game against Cameroon by 10 wickets with 84 balls left in the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers.  The game at the Botswana Cricket Oval Gaborone on Monday, saw the...
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