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) reports that D’Tigress defeated their...
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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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Daniil Medvedev Beats Djokovic To Win US Open

Daniil Medvedev Beats Djokovic To Win US Open

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam title by shattering Novak Djokovic’s hopes of completing a calendar sweep of the majors in a one-sided US Open final. Second seed Medvedev, 25, lost his two previous Grand Slam finals but...
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Air Peace Boss Fulfils Cash Promise To Eagles

Air Peace Boss Fulfils Cash Promise To Eagles

The Chairman of Air Peace airline, Mr Allen Onyema, has fulfilled his promise to the Super Eagles by giving them a sum of N20 million for winning their match against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde on Tuesday. The Eagles...
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Tunisia Beat Cote D’Ivoire, Defends AfroBasket Title

Tunisia Beat Cote D’Ivoire, Defends AfroBasket Title

Tunisia on Sunday won the 2021 FIBA AfroBasket title, after beating Cote d’Ivoire 78-75 on Sunday at the Kigali Arena in Rwanda.  It was the Tunisians’ third AfroBasket title, having claimed the trophy in 2011 in Madagascar, and the 2017...
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Nigeria’s Female Cricket Team Departs For Botswana Monday

Nigeria’s Female Cricket Team Departs For Botswana Monday

Nigeria’s senior female cricket team will depart the country for Botswana on Monday ahead of the Women’s T20 World Cup qualifiers.  The 22-member contingent comprises 14 players and eight officials.  Taiwo Oriss, Secretary of the Nigeria Cricket ...
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First Bank Sponsors 5th Edition Of Olusegun Obasanjo Golf Tournament

First Bank Sponsors 5th Edition Of Olusegun Obasanjo Golf Tournament

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its sponsorship of the 5th edition of the Chief Olusegun Obasanjo golf tournament, organized by the Abeokuta golf club.  The competition, which is scheduled to hold on Saturday, 14th August 2021 will have...
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Uganda’s Chemutai Wins Gold As Kenya Dominate Men’s 800m

Uganda’s Chemutai Wins Gold As Kenya Dominate Men’s 800m

Peruth Chemutai became the first Ugandan woman to win an Olympic medal as she took gold in the women’s 3,000m steeplechase on day 12 of the Tokyo Games. Kenya’s silver medallist from Rio Hyvin Kiyeng claimed the bronze behind Chemutai. ...
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Nigeria To Reward Olympics Gold Medalists With $15, 000

Nigeria To Reward Olympics Gold Medalists With $15, 000

The Federal Government has announced a reward of 15, 000 dollars, 10,000 dollars, 7,500 dollars for gold, silver and bronze medalists at the Tokyo Olympics.  Simon Ebohdjaiye, Director, Federation and Elite Athletes Department (FEAD), Federal Ministry of ...
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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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