IWUANYANWU COMMENDS FIRS FOR BOOST PROGRAMME
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IWUANYANWU COMMENDS FIRS FOR BOOST PROGRAMME

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Sports Development Fund Inc. (NSDFI), Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has sent appreciation to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)…

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D’TIGERS NOT AFRAID OF MALI
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D’TIGERS NOT AFRAID OF MALI

The assistant coach of D’ Tigers, Abdulrahman Mohammed is unfazed about the threat of hosts of this weekend’s 2019 FIBA World cup qualifier series, Mali. Despite admitting the…

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CALABAR LOSES NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL’S HOSTING RIGHTS
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CALABAR LOSES NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL’S HOSTING RIGHTS

The 19th National Sports Festival which has lingered for four years without being realized has now been officially withdrawn from Calabar, Cross River State. According to a press…

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GOV. WIKE STEPS INTO ABIOLA’S SHOES IN AFRICA
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GOV. WIKE STEPS INTO ABIOLA’S SHOES IN AFRICA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   Multiple award winner, Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State of Nigeria will soon be conferred with the award of AIPS-Africa Power of Sports.…

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TAEKWONDO FEDERATION KICK-STARTS TRAINING FOR 2019 AFRICAN GAMES
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TAEKWONDO FEDERATION KICK-STARTS TRAINING FOR 2019 AFRICAN GAMES

As part of its early preparations for the 2019 African Games, the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation has kick-started its series of planned National Camping exercises, with the first edition…

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AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP:  BALOGUN RELISHES YOUTH OLYMPICS TICKET
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AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP: BALOGUN RELISHES YOUTH OLYMPICS TICKET

Nigerian youth female wrestler, Sunmisola Balogun is relishing her gold medal at the African Wrestling Championship in Port Harcourt, which qualifies her for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games…

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NBBF RELEASES 18 MAN LIST FOR 2019 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS
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NBBF RELEASES 18 MAN LIST FOR 2019 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

The Nigerian Basketball Federation has released an 18 man provisional list for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Bamako, Mali, from 23rd to 25th February, 2018. Five…

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ADEKUOROYE SEEKS GOLD AS CURTAIN FALLS ON AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP
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ADEKUOROYE SEEKS GOLD AS CURTAIN FALLS ON AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Nigeria’s elite wrestlers will be on duty as the African Wrestling Championship which started on Wednesday in Port Harcourt ends this Sunday.  Two highly rated wrestlers, Odunayo Adekuoroye…

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THREE NIGERIAN WRESTLERS PICK YOUTH OLYMPIC SLOTS AT AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP
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THREE NIGERIAN WRESTLERS PICK YOUTH OLYMPIC SLOTS AT AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Three Nigerian wrestlers have qualified for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games courtesy of their performance at the ongoing Africa Wrestling Championship in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The wrestlers…

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HIDDEN NIGERIAN TALENTS UNCOVERED AS AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRESSES
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HIDDEN NIGERIAN TALENTS UNCOVERED AS AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRESSES

Hitherto hidden Nigerian wrestling talents are now being discovered as the African Wrestling Championship progresses in Port Harcourt. According to the President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel…

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DALUNG INAUGURATES APPEALS/ELECTORAL COMMITTEES FOR PARA SPORTS
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DALUNG INAUGURATES APPEALS/ELECTORAL COMMITTEES FOR PARA SPORTS

The Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung has inaugurated the Electoral and Appeals Committees for the Para Sports Federations ahead of proposed elections next week. The election will…

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AFRICA WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP: NIGERIA SHINES IN FREESTYLE, NORTH AFRICANS RULE GRECO ROMAN
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AFRICA WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP: NIGERIA SHINES IN FREESTYLE, NORTH AFRICANS RULE GRECO ROMAN

Ondo State athletes representing Nigeria on Wednesday recorded a good start in the Africa Wrestling Championship which started at the Alfred Diette Spiff Events Centre, Port Harcourt. The cadet events…

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PORT HARCOURT  AGOG FOR AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP
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PORT HARCOURT AGOG FOR AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

The African Wrestling Championship starts on Wednesday with 25 African countries expected to battle for 90 gold medals at stake in the various categories of the competition. The…

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SQUASH SENSATION OLATUNJI EYES TOP SPOT AT CANADA’S PSA TOURNAMENT
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SQUASH SENSATION OLATUNJI EYES TOP SPOT AT CANADA’S PSA TOURNAMENT

Nigeria’s highest ranked squash player in the world, Yemisi Olatunji is targeting a top finish at the 2018 Calgary Professional Squash Association (PSA) Women’s Championships holding in Canada…

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AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP: SWAN PRESIDENT, SIRAWOO PROMISES HITCH FREE MEDIA COVERAGE
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AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP: SWAN PRESIDENT, SIRAWOO PROMISES HITCH FREE MEDIA COVERAGE

The President of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Honour Sirawoo has expressed delight in welcoming sports journalists within and outside Nigeria to the continental championship. Sirawoo, who…

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AS IN FIFA WORLD CUP, NIGERIA DRAWS ARGENTINA AGAIN AT BASKETBALL WORLD CUP
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AS IN FIFA WORLD CUP, NIGERIA DRAWS ARGENTINA AGAIN AT BASKETBALL WORLD CUP

D’Tigress have been grouped alongside Turkey, Argentina and Australia for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Tenerife, Spain.  At a brief ceremony held on Tuesday at the Teatro…

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AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP OPENS IN PORT HARCOURT
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AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP OPENS IN PORT HARCOURT

The Chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the African Wrestling Championship – “Port Harcourt 2108,” Boma Iyaye has affirmed that everything has been put in place…

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AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP REFEREES BACK TO SCHOOL IN PORT HARCOURT
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AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP REFEREES BACK TO SCHOOL IN PORT HARCOURT

As the countdown to the commencement of bouts at the African Wrestling Championship approaches the zero hour, the referees will on Tuesday go to the classroom to boost…

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THERE IS NO CRISES IN BASKETBALL- DALUNG TELLS FIBA
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THERE IS NO CRISES IN BASKETBALL- DALUNG TELLS FIBA

The Nigerian Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has told the International Basketball Federation FIBA that there is no crises in the Nigeria Basketball Federation NBBF. The…

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AFRICA WRESTLING BOSS MESKOUT ARRIVES PORT HARCOURT CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP
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AFRICA WRESTLING BOSS MESKOUT ARRIVES PORT HARCOURT CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The President of the United World Wrestling Africa, Fouad Meskout, on Sunday Arrived Port Harcourt, Rivers State for the f Africa Wrestling Championship which starts on Wednesday. Meskout…

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FIBA TEAM ARRIVES FOR NBBF CRISIS RESOLUTION
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FIBA TEAM ARRIVES FOR NBBF CRISIS RESOLUTION

After almost one year of deadlock in the leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, a resolution is finally in sight as the FIBA team assigned to ensure a…

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