IT’S 30 YEARS TODAY THAT NIGERIA’S GOLDEN VOICE OF SPORTS, ERNEST OKONKWO DIED
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IT’S 30 YEARS TODAY THAT NIGERIA’S GOLDEN VOICE OF SPORTS, ERNEST OKONKWO DIED

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Running sports commentaries on electronic media – either radio or television or…

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AFRICAN GAMES FOOTBALL GOLD MEDAL: THE BEGINNING OF THE END FOR NIGERIA
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AFRICAN GAMES FOOTBALL GOLD MEDAL: THE BEGINNING OF THE END FOR NIGERIA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. It is a well-known fact that Nigeria has not won the gold…

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TODAY IN HISTORY: FATHER TIKO, NIGERIA ‘S YUGOSLAVIAN COACH DIES
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TODAY IN HISTORY: FATHER TIKO, NIGERIA ‘S YUGOSLAVIAN COACH DIES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA On this date, 1 July 1986, one of Nigeria’s most successful and…

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WEIGHTLIFTING DOPING: EGYPT’S TOP COACHES JAILED
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WEIGHTLIFTING DOPING: EGYPT’S TOP COACHES JAILED

BY BRIAN OLIVER. The top two coaches in Egypt’s national weightlifting team have been sent…

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THE GOOD, THE BAD OF SPORTS IN 2019
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THE GOOD, THE BAD OF SPORTS IN 2019

BY UDOKA CHRISTIAN NJOKU, PLUS TV AFRICA If there is one thing 2019 has delivered,…

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FROM TEAM SPORTS VILLAGE SQUARE, WE WISH YOU ALLOWED,  A MERRY CHRISTMAS
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‘OPERATION SWEEP’ IMMINENT ON NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM COACHES
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‘OPERATION SWEEP’ IMMINENT ON NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM COACHES

If indications that www.sportsvillagesquare.com are getting are anything to go bye, there will be an…

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TIME TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR NFF FOR FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT
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TIME TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR NFF FOR FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT

BY JUDE OPARA The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has observed with deep concern…

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NFF COMMENDS MINISTER, SUBMITS REPORT ON TEAMS’ OUTINGS
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NFF COMMENDS MINISTER, SUBMITS REPORT ON TEAMS’ OUTINGS

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has hailed the move of the Minister of Sports, Sunday…

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THIRD NIGERIAN WEIGHLIFTER FACES EIGHT-YEAR BAN AS SERIAL DOPING OFFENDER
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THIRD NIGERIAN WEIGHLIFTER FACES EIGHT-YEAR BAN AS SERIAL DOPING OFFENDER

BY BRIAN OLIVER A Nigerian weightlifter stripped of a Commonwealth Games gold medal for doping…

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AFRICAN GAMES 10,000 METRES CHAMPION TESTS POSITIVE FOR DRUG
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AFRICAN GAMES 10,000 METRES CHAMPION TESTS POSITIVE FOR DRUG

Ethiopia’s African Games 10,000 metres champion Berehanu Tsegu has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics…

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BURKINA FASO BIDS FOR 2027 AFRICAN GAMES
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BURKINA FASO BIDS FOR 2027 AFRICAN GAMES

Burkina Faso is a contender to host the African Games in 2027, it has been…

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EGYPT OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SUSPENDS WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION
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EGYPT OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SUSPENDS WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION

BY DUNCAN MACKAY Egypt’s Olympic Committee (EOC) has suspended its Weightlifting Federation after five more…

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FIFTY NINE GOLDEN MOMENTS OF NIGERIAN SPORTS HIGHLIGHT THE 59TH ANNIVERSARY!
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FIFTY NINE GOLDEN MOMENTS OF NIGERIAN SPORTS HIGHLIGHT THE 59TH ANNIVERSARY!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Lead writer of the Sports Village Square takes a peep down memory…

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MOMENTS TO CHERISH IN NIGERIA’S POST INDEPENDENT ERA
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MOMENTS TO CHERISH IN NIGERIA’S POST INDEPENDENT ERA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA  Perhaps more than any other human endeavour, sports have been in the…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE, WELCOMES OFFICIALS TO PREPARE FOR BACH VISIT
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE, WELCOMES OFFICIALS TO PREPARE FOR BACH VISIT

BY DAN PALMER Nigeria’s Sports Minister Sunday Dare welcomed key officials to Abuja as the…

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AHEAD OF IOC PRESIDENT’S VISIT, ANOCA BOSS MEETS NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE
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AHEAD OF IOC PRESIDENT’S VISIT, ANOCA BOSS MEETS NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE

Mustapha Berraf, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa, ANOCA, the organizing…

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DARE DARES WHERE OTHERS FAILED TO DARE
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DARE DARES WHERE OTHERS FAILED TO DARE

If the words Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare are anything to go…

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AFRICAN GAMES RABAT 2019 FALL OUT: AYOMIDE BELLO GETS OLYMPIC TICKET IN CANOEING
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AFRICAN GAMES RABAT 2019 FALL OUT: AYOMIDE BELLO GETS OLYMPIC TICKET IN CANOEING

Good performance by Nigeria’ canoeist, Ayomide Bello has earned the teenage girl a ticket to…

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BEYOND RABAT 2019 AFRICAN GAMES
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BEYOND RABAT 2019 AFRICAN GAMES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Rabat 2019 African Games reached the crescendo as the skies of the…

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SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE HOLDS ON-BOARD RECEPTION FOR TEAM NIGERIA
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SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE HOLDS ON-BOARD RECEPTION FOR TEAM NIGERIA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, ABUJA. Team Nigeria who returned from Rabat Sunday evening got a surprise…

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