ONLY THE BEST WILL MAKE D’TIGERS WORLD CUP TEAM, SAYS NIGERIA’S COACH, ALEX NWORA
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ONLY THE BEST WILL MAKE D’TIGERS WORLD CUP TEAM, SAYS NIGERIA’S COACH, ALEX NWORA

BY AFOLABI ONI Nigeria’s D’Tigers’ coach, Alex Nwora has announced that only the best hands will be selected for the 2019 FIBA World Cup for men. Following the…

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FIBA WORLD CUP: IT’S A TRICKY BUT FAIR DRAW FOR US, SAYS MUSA KIDA, NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL CHIEFTAIN
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FIBA WORLD CUP: IT’S A TRICKY BUT FAIR DRAW FOR US, SAYS MUSA KIDA, NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL CHIEFTAIN

Musa Kida, President of Nigeria Basketball Federation is optimistic that the Nigerian team, D’Tigers will do well at the FIBA World Cup holding in China. Nigeria is drawn…

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IT’S NIGERIA VS ARGENTINA AGAIN AT WORLD CUP!
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IT’S NIGERIA VS ARGENTINA AGAIN AT WORLD CUP!

Argentina versus Nigeria has been a recurring decimal in the World Cup. It does not matter whether it is the FIFA World Cup which is for football or…

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FIBA WORLD CUP DRAW: CLASH WITH ARGENTINA, BRAZIL LOADING FOR D’TIGERS’
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FIBA WORLD CUP DRAW: CLASH WITH ARGENTINA, BRAZIL LOADING FOR D’TIGERS’

The Federation of International Basketball has put Nigeria in Pot 7 alongside Senegal, New Zealand and Angola ahead of the Men’s World Cup draw coming up on Saturday…

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SERENA WILLIAMS RETIRES AT INDIAN WELLS
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SERENA WILLIAMS RETIRES AT INDIAN WELLS

Serena Williams retired from her third-round match at Indian Wells while trailing Garbine Muguruza 6-3 1-0. The 37-year-old won the first three games of the match but called…

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LAGOS SWAN CONGRATULATES LAGOS GOVERNOR-ELECT, SANWO-OLU
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LAGOS SWAN CONGRATULATES LAGOS GOVERNOR-ELECT, SANWO-OLU

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos State Chapter, has congratulated the Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his victory at the polls. Lagos SWAN Chairman, Debo…

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SERENA BACKS USA WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM ON EQUAL PAY
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SERENA BACKS USA WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM ON EQUAL PAY

Serena Williams has voiced her support for the US women’s football team in their legal battle for equal pay. All 28 members of the national squad have joined…

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NIGERIA NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPORTS HOLDS EXTRA ORDINARY MEETING
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NIGERIA NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SPORTS HOLDS EXTRA ORDINARY MEETING

The Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the National Council on Sports in Nigeria begins March 11th – 15th at Edo Heritage Hotel, Benin City.  The Council meeting which holds on…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOARD PLEASED WITH NATIONAL COACH, ALEX NWORA
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOARD PLEASED WITH NATIONAL COACH, ALEX NWORA

The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has stated emphatically that the decision to appoint Alex Nwora as D’Tigers’ coach has paid off handsomely after qualifying the team…

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KANO GOVERNOR, GANDUJE HAILS DALUNG OVER NEW DAWAKIN- KUDU MINI STADIUM
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KANO GOVERNOR, GANDUJE HAILS DALUNG OVER NEW DAWAKIN- KUDU MINI STADIUM

Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State has commended the Nigerian Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung for completing a mini stadium in Dawakin Kudu Local Government area…

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YAKMUT ALHASSAN BOUNCES BACK TO SPORTS!
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YAKMUT ALHASSAN BOUNCES BACK TO SPORTS!

The former Director-General of the National Sports Commission Mallam Alhassan Yakmut has been appointed Team Nigeria’s Chief de Mission to the 12th  Africa Games in Rabat Morocco later…

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RIVERS HOOPERS BOW OUT OF FIBA AFRICA BASKETBALL LEAGUE
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RIVERS HOOPERS BOW OUT OF FIBA AFRICA BASKETBALL LEAGUE

BY QUEEN MOSEPH Rivers Hoopers bowed out of the FIBA Africa Basketball League after losing 91-70 to JS Kairouan of Tunisia in their third and last Group A…

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ROGER FEDERER BECOMES 2ND TENNIS STAR TO WIN 100TH CAREER TITLE
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ROGER FEDERER BECOMES 2ND TENNIS STAR TO WIN 100TH CAREER TITLE

Swiss sensation, Roger Federer has claimed a historic landmark in his career after he won his 100th title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Stefanos Tsitsipas at the…

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RIVERS HOOPERS LOSE FIBA ABL OPENER
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RIVERS HOOPERS LOSE FIBA ABL OPENER

BY QUEEN MOSEPH FIBA Africa Zone 3 champions,  Rivers Hoopers lost their FIBA Africa Basketball League opener 88-59 to hosts AS Sale of Morocco at Salle Bouazzaoui, Morocco…

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3X3 D’TIGERS HANDED TOUGH WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION DRAW
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3X3 D’TIGERS HANDED TOUGH WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION DRAW

Nigeria’s men’s 3×3 national team has been grouped alongside France, Germany and Italy in Group A for a place in the 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Cup. The men’s…

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MATCH FIXING ALLEGATION: NWORA SLAMS CAMEROON BASKETBALL FEDERATION
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MATCH FIXING ALLEGATION: NWORA SLAMS CAMEROON BASKETBALL FEDERATION

Head Coach of Nigeria Senior Men’s Basketball team, Alex Nwora has come down hard on the Cameroon Basketball Federation (FECABASKET) for their match-fixing allegation against the D’Tigers. According to information,…

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FIBA PRAISES WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION SYSTEM AS NIGERIA, 31 OTHER TEAMS PICK TICKETS
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FIBA PRAISES WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION SYSTEM AS NIGERIA, 31 OTHER TEAMS PICK TICKETS

BY LIAM MORGAN. International Basketball Federation (FIBA) officials have praised the qualification system introduced for the 2019 World Cup as the governing body confirmed the 32 teams who…

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ROGER FEDERER HUNTS FOR 100TH TITLE IN DUBAI
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ROGER FEDERER HUNTS FOR 100TH TITLE IN DUBAI

Roger Federer began his latest quest for a 100th ATP title with a battling 6-4 3-6 6-1 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first round of the Dubai…

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2019 FIBA WORLD CUP: D’TIGERS BERTH IN CHINA AS AFRICA’S NUMBER 1
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2019 FIBA WORLD CUP: D’TIGERS BERTH IN CHINA AS AFRICA’S NUMBER 1

Nigeria’s basketball team, D’Tigers have qualified as the number one team in Group F and also Africa despite their last game’s defeat to Senegal by 63 to 84…

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FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: D’TIGERS LOSE TO COTE D’IVOIRE
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FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: D’TIGERS LOSE TO COTE D’IVOIRE

D’Tigers suffered their first loss at the on-going 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers against Cote d’Ivoire. The Nigerian side lost by 72 points to 46 at the Palaise…

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NIGERIA’S COACH, NWORA EXPECTS TOUGH GAME AGAINST CÔTE D’IVOIRE IN FIBA WORLD CUP CLASH
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NIGERIA’S COACH, NWORA EXPECTS TOUGH GAME AGAINST CÔTE D’IVOIRE IN FIBA WORLD CUP CLASH

Gaziantep of Turkey centre, Tonye Jekiri and Gombe Bull’s rising star, Buchi Agu may be in line for their D’Tigers debut when the Nigerian basketball men’s team files…

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