THE NIGERIA RUGBY LEAGUE MATCHES RESUME
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THE NIGERIA RUGBY LEAGUE MATCHES RESUME

The Nigeria Rugby league resumes across the country this weekend. According to a media release by Ntiense Williams, the technical director of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation, the North…

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NIGERIA’S NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL GETS 10-YEAR SPONSORSHIP
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NIGERIA’S NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL GETS 10-YEAR SPONSORSHIP

BY NNEKA IKEM ANIBEZE.   Nigeria’s Ministry of Youth and Sports has signed an agreement with Greenfield Assets LTD to sponsor and promote the next five editions of…

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EHI BRIMAH HEADS EDO CYCLING TOUR 12-MAN LOC
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EHI BRIMAH HEADS EDO CYCLING TOUR 12-MAN LOC

Organisers of the Edo state Cycling Tour have named a 12-man Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the championship slated to hold in the state next month, spokesman of…

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CHOOSING NIGERIA OVER USA WAS EASY, SAYS D’TIGERS’ JORDAN NWORA
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CHOOSING NIGERIA OVER USA WAS EASY, SAYS D’TIGERS’ JORDAN NWORA

BY AFOLABI ONI. The latest golden boy of Nigerian basketball, Jordan Nwora said the decision to play for the D’Tigers rather than wait for Dream Team was pretty…

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AT LAST, NIGERIA HONOURS AFRICA’S FIRST PILLAR OF SPORTS
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AT LAST, NIGERIA HONOURS AFRICA’S FIRST PILLAR OF SPORTS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Irrespective of any opposing view, the Nigerian Federal Executive Council scored a major goal by the honour and recognition given Bashorun MKO Abiola, the late…

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NIGEL SHORT, GRAND MASTER STORMS LAGOS FOR CHESS CLINIC
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NIGEL SHORT, GRAND MASTER STORMS LAGOS FOR CHESS CLINIC

Seven years after his maiden visit to Nigeria, top British chess Grand Master and former World Champion Challenger, Nigel Short is expected in Nigeria on Tuesday. According to…

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SUPPORT EDO CYCLING TOUR, BRAIMAH APPEALS TO EDO INDIGENES, COMPANIES
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SUPPORT EDO CYCLING TOUR, BRAIMAH APPEALS TO EDO INDIGENES, COMPANIES

The Chief Executive Officer of Neo Media, Ehi Braimah has appealed to all Edo indigenes at home and abroad to support the Edo Cycling Tour billed to hold…

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EDO CYCLING TOUR GETS DATE
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EDO CYCLING TOUR GETS DATE

  Neo Media, the marketing consultant for the Edo Cycling Tour has fixed August 22 to 27 as dates for the first edition of the five-day cycling extravaganza…

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AIPS PRESIDENT, GIANNI MERLO, EXPECTED IN NIGERIA
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AIPS PRESIDENT, GIANNI MERLO, EXPECTED IN NIGERIA

President of the Association Internationale de la Presse Sportive (AIPS), Gianni Merlo will arrive in Nigeria on Sunday, May 27 on a three-day visit.   Merlo will arrive…

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MESSI SHIRT HITS MOUNT EVEREST
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MESSI SHIRT HITS MOUNT EVEREST

The Argentinian climber, Dan Zengluobu, has reached the peak of the World’s highest mountain, Mount Everest (8,848m). In doing so, the climber also paid tribute to his country man,…

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DALUNG ENCOURAGES KIDS IN SPORTS
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DALUNG ENCOURAGES KIDS IN SPORTS

Nigeria’s minister of sports, Solomon Dalung, who was in Lagos on Thursday for a briefing on Nigeria’s performance at the Commonwealth Games took time out to encourage children…

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ITALIAN OPEN: NADAL SURVIVES ZVEREV TO WIN ROME TITTLE EIGHTH TIME
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ITALIAN OPEN: NADAL SURVIVES ZVEREV TO WIN ROME TITTLE EIGHTH TIME

Rafael Nadal survived a stunning fight back from Alexander Zverev to win a record eighth Italian Open. Nadal cruised to the first set before defending champion Zverev won…

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DELTA DOMINATES 1ST NATIONAL JUNIOR TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS
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DELTA DOMINATES 1ST NATIONAL JUNIOR TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS

Delta State emerged as the overall winner at the maiden National Junior Taekwondo Open Championships just concluded in Abuja. Delta with medals haul of four gold, three silver…

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19TH NIGERIA NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL SUB-COMMITTEES INAUGURATED
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19TH NIGERIA NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL SUB-COMMITTEES INAUGURATED

The severally postponed 19th National Sports Festival is beginning to see the light of the day as 17 Sub-Committees for its organization in Abuja have now been inaugurated.…

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IOC DELEGATION CONCLUDES MAIDEN INSPECTION FOR 2022 YOUTH OLYMPICS
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IOC DELEGATION CONCLUDES MAIDEN INSPECTION FOR 2022 YOUTH OLYMPICS

Nigeria is contesting the hosting of the 2022 Olympic Youth Games along with Botswana, Senegal and Tunisia. A team of the IOC officials is currently in Nigeria to…

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NIGERIA BIDS FOR 2022 OLYMPICS YOUTH GAMES
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NIGERIA BIDS FOR 2022 OLYMPICS YOUTH GAMES

Nigeria has officially made a proposal to the International Olympic Committee to host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Abuja. At a video presentation held in Abuja, the…

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THE GROWING IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SPORTS
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THE GROWING IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SPORTS

The drastic change in the social media landscape over the last ten years has had a major impact on all aspects of our lives and sports industry is…

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OKON, OGOH REPLACE ABDULRAHMANN AND ADEREMI AS D’TIGERS COACHES
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OKON, OGOH REPLACE ABDULRAHMANN AND ADEREMI AS D’TIGERS COACHES

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced changes to the coaching crew of the senior men and women’s national teams. For D’Tigers, the men’s team, Dominic Okon and Ogoh…

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NIGERIA GETS NEW KIT DEAL FOR NATIONAL TEAMS
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NIGERIA GETS NEW KIT DEAL FOR NATIONAL TEAMS

A Germany-based table tennis manufacturing company – Gewo has signed a three-year deal to kit Nigeria national teams (junior and senior) to major competitions across the globe. The…

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WIKE SET TO BECOME FIRST AFRICA’S POWER OF SPORTS RECIPIENT
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WIKE SET TO BECOME FIRST AFRICA’S POWER OF SPORTS RECIPIENT

  BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Multiple award-winner, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State is set to add another honour to his ever rising profile. The African wing of the…

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NBBF TO UNVEIL NEW LEAGUE SPONSOR ON THURSDAY
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NBBF TO UNVEIL NEW LEAGUE SPONSOR ON THURSDAY

The Nigeria Basketball Federation will unveil a new sponsor for the NBBF organized Divisions 1 and 2 leagues on Thursday at a brief media ceremony holding in Lagos.…

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