BREAKING NEWS: WORLD NO. 1 TENNIS STAR, DJOKOVIC TESTS POSITIVE TO COVID-19
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BREAKING NEWS: WORLD NO. 1 TENNIS STAR, DJOKOVIC TESTS POSITIVE TO COVID-19

World No 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic has tested positive for coronavirus. It is alleged that the tennis star must have been infected after his Adria Tour tennis project…

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SAUDI-BASED NIGERIAN GYMNASTIC COACH EAGER SERVE NIGERIA
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SAUDI-BASED NIGERIAN GYMNASTIC COACH EAGER SERVE NIGERIA

BY AKIN BOLARINWA.  Beauty Mohammed Idiado is a Nigerian Gymnastics personality and currently rave of the moment in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a national  Gymnastics coach.  Blessed…

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REPORT ON KOBE BRYANT CRASH IS OUT
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REPORT ON KOBE BRYANT CRASH IS OUT

The pilot of the helicopter that crashed into a hillside with former National Basketball Association star Kobe Bryant aboard may have been disoriented by thick fog shortly prior…

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SERENA WILLIAMS BECOMES FIRST STAR TO CONFIRM US OPEN ATTENDANCE
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SERENA WILLIAMS BECOMES FIRST STAR TO CONFIRM US OPEN ATTENDANCE

Serena Williams led the from the front by becoming the first major player to confirm that she will play at the US Open after its dates were confirmed.…

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AT 40, VENUS WILLIAMS DREAMS COMPLETING GOLDEN SLAM
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AT 40, VENUS WILLIAMS DREAMS COMPLETING GOLDEN SLAM

When Venus Williams first stepped onto a tennis court in Oakland for her professional debut in 1994, the Rolling Stones were playing a concert next door at a…

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IT’S A ‘CLOSED’ US OPEN AS FANS ARE BARRED
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IT’S A ‘CLOSED’ US OPEN AS FANS ARE BARRED

Despite major challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) is set to announce this week that it will hold the 2020 US Open with the…

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NO DATE YET, FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL
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NO DATE YET, FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL

The chairman of Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Committee, Tonobok Okowa has debunked the story making around concerning the new day for the National Sports Festival scheduled to…

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MKO ABIOLA LIVES ON!
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MKO ABIOLA LIVES ON!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Perhaps more than most other Nigerians, Bashorun MKO Abiola’s influence loomed large on the Nigerian and African sports scene. He was for a long time…

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ROGER FEDERER OUT UNTIL NEXT YEAR
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ROGER FEDERER OUT UNTIL NEXT YEAR

Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer has confirmed he will be sidelined until next year after undergoing a second knee operation in a matter of months. The…

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NIGERIA CAN BE A TOP TEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NATION, SAYS CENTRE AKHATOR
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NIGERIA CAN BE A TOP TEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NATION, SAYS CENTRE AKHATOR

BY MICHAEL HOUSTON Nigerian centre Evelyn Akhator has said that she believes her women’s national basketball team can become a top 10 side internationally after a prominent rise…

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WORLD NO. 1 DJOKOVIC CRIES FOUL OVER US OPEN HEALTH RESTRICTIONS
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WORLD NO. 1 DJOKOVIC CRIES FOUL OVER US OPEN HEALTH RESTRICTIONS

World number one Novak Djokovic described the strict hygiene restrictions under which the US Open is likely to be played as “extreme” and a cap on support teams…

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LATE NBA STAR KOBE BRYANT’S WIFE VANESSA SHARES ‘I CAN’T BREATHE’ PHOTO
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LATE NBA STAR KOBE BRYANT’S WIFE VANESSA SHARES ‘I CAN’T BREATHE’ PHOTO

Amid nationwide unrest over the death of George Lloyd, Vanessa Bryant shared a photo of her late husband Kobe wearing an “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirt. Her Instagram post…

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‘WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH’: MICHAEL JORDAN SPEAKS OUT ON DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD
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‘WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH’: MICHAEL JORDAN SPEAKS OUT ON DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD

Basketball great Michael Jordan voiced outrage on Sunday (May 31) over the death of George Floyd,  a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white…

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NIGERIAN BASKETBALL OFFICIAL REJECTS COMPLAINTS OVER TOKYO 2020 SELECTION PROCESS
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NIGERIAN BASKETBALL OFFICIAL REJECTS COMPLAINTS OVER TOKYO 2020 SELECTION PROCESS

BY LIAM MORGAN. A senior official at the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has rejected complaints over the nation’s selection process for Tokyo 2020 and insisted places on the…

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TENNIS STAR, NAOMI OSAKA ADDS POWERFUL VOICE TO PROTESTS OVER POLICE BRUTALITY TO BLACKS IN US
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TENNIS STAR, NAOMI OSAKA ADDS POWERFUL VOICE TO PROTESTS OVER POLICE BRUTALITY TO BLACKS IN US

Two-time Grand Slam tennis champion Naomi Osaka joined the chorus of athletes condemning the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of Minneapolis police, posting pictures…

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ROGER FEDERER IS FORBES’ RICHEST SPORTS PERSON
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ROGER FEDERER IS FORBES’ RICHEST SPORTS PERSON

Swiss’ Roger Federer is the first tennis player to top Forbes’ list of sports big-earners since it was created in 1990 The Swiss, who will turn 39 in…

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KOBE BRYANT’S INDUCTION INTO THE BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME DELAYED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
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KOBE BRYANT’S INDUCTION INTO THE BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME DELAYED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Daily Mail has reported that there could be a delay in inducting Kobe Bryant into the Basketball Hall of Fame due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Boston Globe.  Bryant was…

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TIGER WOODS, OTHERS RAISE US$20 MILLION FOR CHARITY
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TIGER WOODS, OTHERS RAISE US$20 MILLION FOR CHARITY

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning held off a late challenge to beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady 1-up in a charity golf match in Florida on Sunday (May…

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NAOMI OSAKA DISPLACES SERENA WILLIAMS AS WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID FEMALE ATHLETE
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NAOMI OSAKA DISPLACES SERENA WILLIAMS AS WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID FEMALE ATHLETE

UK’s Daily Mail has reported that Japan’s Naomi Osaka has surpassed Serena Williams as the world’s highest-paid female athlete, raking in $37.4million (£30.1m) in prize money and endorsements…

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ROGER FEDERER  DONATES $1 MILLION TO PROVIDE MEALS FOR AFRICAN FAMILIES
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ROGER FEDERER DONATES $1 MILLION TO PROVIDE MEALS FOR AFRICAN FAMILIES

BY MICHAEL HOUSTON Roger Federer has donated $1 million (£826,000/€924,000) to provide meals for families in Africa affected by school closures in place to stop the spread of…

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D’TIGERS STAR DISTRIBUTES COVID-19 RELIEF MATERIALS
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D’TIGERS STAR DISTRIBUTES COVID-19 RELIEF MATERIALS

D’Tigers player, Kelechi Anuna on Sunday donated Covid-19 relief materials to people in his home town, Mbieri in Imo state. The member of the 2017 silver winning Afrobasket…

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