NO BUDGETARY ALLOCATION FOR SUPER EAGLES’ WORLD CUP PREPARATION
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NO BUDGETARY ALLOCATION FOR SUPER EAGLES’ WORLD CUP PREPARATION

BY CHINWE EDOGA. The crowded international sports calendar and the attendant huge cost involved have compelled the Nigerian sports minister, Solomon Dalung to make a passionate plea to…

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9MOBILE REWARDS FOOTBALL ENTHUSIASTS WITH PREDIKTOR 6PROMO
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9MOBILE REWARDS FOOTBALL ENTHUSIASTS WITH PREDIKTOR 6PROMO

In yet another innovative way to demonstrate its commitment to positive customer experience, Nigeria’s customer-friendly network, 9mobile in partnership with football betting organisation, 70th Precinct has rewarded winners…

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2017 ITTF WORLD CUP: GERMAN TACTICIAN TO COACH ARUNA QUADRI
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2017 ITTF WORLD CUP: GERMAN TACTICIAN TO COACH ARUNA QUADRI

Former German national coach, Martin Adomeit has been engaged to coach Aruna Quadri at the 2017 ITTF World Cup holding on October 20 to 22 in Liege, Belgium.…

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BLACKMAIL WILL NOT DETER US, SAYS NBBF
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BLACKMAIL WILL NOT DETER US, SAYS NBBF

The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has condemned attempts to blackmail the federation into making a hasty decision over its continental representation at the 2017 FIBA…

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ARUNA QUADRI IS A RECORD SETTER, SAYS ITTF
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ARUNA QUADRI IS A RECORD SETTER, SAYS ITTF

As the only African to make it to the quarter final of the World Cup and Olympic Games, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) through it Publication Editor,…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS WRITERS’ LEADER TO DEFEND MEMBERS’ INTEREST
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS WRITERS’ LEADER TO DEFEND MEMBERS’ INTEREST

The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Honour Sirawoo has expressed satisfaction with the body’s ongoing registration and revalidation exercise expected to avail the association a comprehensive…

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ARUNA QUADRI TOPS SEEDING LIST AT POLISH OPEN
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ARUNA QUADRI TOPS SEEDING LIST AT POLISH OPEN

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri returns to the global stage as the 2014 ITTF Star Player has been seeded number one in the 32-man seeding list released for the ITTF…

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NBBF to Fix Minimum Wage For League Players
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NBBF to Fix Minimum Wage For League Players

The players’ representative on the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Ejike Ugboaja has hinted that the federation will soon go into talks with clubs in the Nigerian…

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NBBF Lifts Sanctions On Clubs, Referees, Players And Coaches
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NBBF Lifts Sanctions On Clubs, Referees, Players And Coaches

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has decided to lift the indefinite sanctions imposed on some clubs, referees, coaches and players over allegations of participating in illegal leagues in the…

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Nigeria Hosts FIBA Africa Club Championship Eliminations
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Nigeria Hosts FIBA Africa Club Championship Eliminations

Nigeria will for the first 10 years host an international basketball competition after winning the hosting bid for the 2017 FIBA Africa Club championship zonal elimination finals. The…

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Abuja Hosts 2017 National Taekwondo Open
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Abuja Hosts 2017 National Taekwondo Open

Rising from its inaugural board meeting in Lagos, the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation has picked Abuja as the hosts of the 2017 National Open Championships holding in December. The…

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Aruna Quadri Empowers Table Tennis Players
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Aruna Quadri Empowers Table Tennis Players

To support junior players to fulfil their dream, African Champion – Aruna Quadri has supported local-based players with equipments. The lucky six players are made up of five…

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All Set for 9TH Godswill Akpabio Scrabble Classic
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All Set for 9TH Godswill Akpabio Scrabble Classic

BY AKINTUNDE AKINSEMOLA.   Barely a week before the Nigeria’s all-important Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match against the Chipolopolo of Zambia, not less than 270 scrabble players…

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Kayode Tijani’s Sportsxclusive Partners NTA in Reliving Memorable Moments
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Kayode Tijani’s Sportsxclusive Partners NTA in Reliving Memorable Moments

Nigerian Television Authority, NTA acknowledged as the largest television network in Africa is partnering with Kayode Tijani’s Sportsxclusive TV to relive the biggest moments of Nigeria’s sports history…

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Nigeria’s Sports on the Rise, Says Dalung
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Nigeria’s Sports on the Rise, Says Dalung

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung believes that the country’s sports are gradually bouncing back into reckoning with the latest successes being recorded by some sports…

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Bet9ja Backed Kareem ‘Body’ Waheed Wins Powerlifting Championship
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Bet9ja Backed Kareem ‘Body’ Waheed Wins Powerlifting Championship

At a packed Rio Hall in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, Nigeria’s Kareem Waheed emerged as the top contestant at the Amateur Athletics Union (AAU) Championships. After months…

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Silver Winning D’Tigers Arrive on Monday
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Silver Winning D’Tigers Arrive on Monday

After their silver medal exploit at the just concluded 2017 AfroBasket tournament, Nigeria’s men basketball team, D’Tigers will return home in the early hours of Monday aboard a…

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Future National Youth Games for Under-15
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Future National Youth Games for Under-15

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has announced that only athletes below 15 years of age will henceforth be allowed to take part in the National…

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D’Tigers Move Close to Retaining AfroBasket Title
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D’Tigers Move Close to Retaining AfroBasket Title

BY WOLE OTAYOMI. Nigeria this Thursday, is on the way to become Africa’s double champion in basketball as D’Tigers,  the national men’s basketball team got  through to the…

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Expectedly, IOC Break Traditions, Make Unique Double Allocation Olympic Hosting
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Expectedly, IOC Break Traditions, Make Unique Double Allocation Olympic Hosting

The city of Paris, which has hosted two previous Olympics, will stage the event 100 years after its last Games in 1924 while Los Angeles will also organize…

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Nigeria Wrestling Federation Roles out Programmes
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Nigeria Wrestling Federation Roles out Programmes

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has outlined the forthcoming Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in South Africa, the 2017 Governor Wike Championship slated for November and next year’s African Senior…

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