IOC strips IBA rights to host boxing events of Paris 2024 Olympics
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IOC strips IBA rights to host boxing events of Paris 2024 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped the International Boxing Association (IBA) of its rights…

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Mumini Alao gives front row account on Nigeria’s feat at Atlanta ‘96
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Mumini Alao gives front row account on Nigeria’s feat at Atlanta ‘96

It may have been 26 years since Nigeria’s biggest football feat in the world but…

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Bye, bye as Nigeria take two-year sabbatical leave from international basketball
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Bye, bye as Nigeria take two-year sabbatical leave from international basketball

Nigeria’s basketball teams, D’Tigers and D’Tigress which have been sensational on the continent and the…

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Salisu Yusuf bounces back as CHAN Eagles’ head coach
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Salisu Yusuf bounces back as CHAN Eagles’ head coach

Salisu Yusuf Almost four years after being sidelined as the head coach of the home-based…

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China asked Russia to delay Ukraine invasion until after Olympics 
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China asked Russia to delay Ukraine invasion until after Olympics 

Senior Chinese officials told senior Russian officials in early February not to invade Ukraine before…

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Lagos SWAN celebrates Fabio Lanipekun at 80
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Lagos SWAN celebrates Fabio Lanipekun at 80

Lagos State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria has joined members of the…

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Factbox: Sports react to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
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Factbox: Sports react to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

 A summary of some measures taken by sports federations following the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC)…

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Fabio, the Grand Master at 80: When nickname becomes the real name
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Fabio, the Grand Master at 80: When nickname becomes the real name

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Two iconic Nigerians from two sectors that have magnetic pulls on the…

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You haven’t heard the final word, Blessing Okagbare blasts
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You haven’t heard the final word, Blessing Okagbare blasts

Banned Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare has reacted to the career-ending 10 year ban slammed on…

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Breaking!  Blessing Okagbare gets 10-year ban 
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Breaking!  Blessing Okagbare gets 10-year ban 

Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare has been given a ten-year ban from athletics for multiple anti-doping…

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Olympic members unite against Infantino’s World Cup plan
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Olympic members unite against Infantino’s World Cup plan

FIFA’s fading plan for biennial World Cups was labeled a threat from soccer to all…

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Binatone hosts Olympic medalist, Ese Brume
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Binatone hosts Olympic medalist, Ese Brume

Egypt consider bidding for 2036 Olympics
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Egypt consider bidding for 2036 Olympics

Egypt could be the first African and Arab country to host the Olympic Games if…

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VIDEO: It’s joint birthday for two Nigerian Olympic gold medalists
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VIDEO: It’s joint birthday for two Nigerian Olympic gold medalists

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Former Nigerian international footballer and Olympic gold medallist, Emmanuel Amuneke and Chioma…

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Australia joins diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games
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Australia joins diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games

Australia will join the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympic Games…

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Former Brazil Olympic boss sentenced to jail for Rio 2016 vote buying
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Former Brazil Olympic boss sentenced to jail for Rio 2016 vote buying

Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for more than two decades,…

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Ethiopian legend Gebrselassie, Rio 2016 Olympic runner, Lilesa to join war front in Ethiopia
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Ethiopian legend Gebrselassie, Rio 2016 Olympic runner, Lilesa to join war front in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Olympic legend Haile Gebrselassie has announced plans to go to the battle front, just…

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Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai tells IOC president she is safe during video call
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Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai tells IOC president she is safe during video call

The International Olympics Committee said Sunday (Nov 21) its president had had a 30-minute video…

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IOC Athletes’ Commission ‘very concerned’ about China’s Peng
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IOC Athletes’ Commission ‘very concerned’ about China’s Peng

The Athletes Commission of the International Olympic Committee on Saturday said it was “very concerned”…

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U.S. considers diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics
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U.S. considers diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

The United States is considering not sending a diplomatic delegation to the opening of the…

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Kenya court says slain Olympian Tirop’s husband must take mental health test
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Kenya court says slain Olympian Tirop’s husband must take mental health test

A Kenyan court on Tuesday ordered the husband of slain Kenyan Olympian Agnes Tirop, who…

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