2020 OLYMPICS QUALIFIERS: D’TIGRESS LANDS IN POT 3
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2020 OLYMPICS QUALIFIERS: D’TIGRESS LANDS IN POT 3

Nigeria’s women national basketball team, D’Tigress has been seeded in pot three alongside Japan, Brazil and Great Britain ahead of the draw ceremony for the 2020 Olympic Games…

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SEE SPORTS BEYOND RECREATION, SIRAWOO CHARGES ATHLETES
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SEE SPORTS BEYOND RECREATION, SIRAWOO CHARGES ATHLETES

The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN),  Honour Sirawoo has charged athletes and team players in Yobe State to aspire beyond the state in their chosen sports.…

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MUSA KIDA COMMENDS D’TIGRESS OVER TOKYO 2020 QUALIFICATION
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MUSA KIDA COMMENDS D’TIGRESS OVER TOKYO 2020 QUALIFICATION

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has lauded the senior women’s national team, D’Tigeress, which beat Mali in the semifinals of the FIBA Africa Pre-Olympic…

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TIGER WOODS ON TARGET OF EVERY PRESIDENTS CUP RIVAL
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TIGER WOODS ON TARGET OF EVERY PRESIDENTS CUP RIVAL

Every member of the International team wants to take on Tiger Woods at the Presidents Cup, with assistant captain Geoff Ogilvy suggesting that Australians Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith…

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WINNERS EMERGE AT 2019 TECHPLUS GAMES, AS STAKEHOLDERS CALL ON NIGERIANS TO EMBRACE E-SPORTS
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WINNERS EMERGE AT 2019 TECHPLUS GAMES, AS STAKEHOLDERS CALL ON NIGERIANS TO EMBRACE E-SPORTS

Thirteen winners have emerged from hundreds of athletes that competed in the gaming tournament at the Techplus 2019 Conference held at Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. Players challenged themselves…

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SEMINAR ON SELF DEFENCE HOLDS AT NATIONAL STADIUM
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SEMINAR ON SELF DEFENCE HOLDS AT NATIONAL STADIUM

The International Krav and Maga Federation (IKMF) – Nigeria is organizing its second international self defence and unarmed training seminar in Lagos on Wednesday. According to Gideon Akinsola,…

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GOLF: TIGER WOODS IS TOAST OF ALL AS PRESIDENT CUP BEGINS
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GOLF: TIGER WOODS IS TOAST OF ALL AS PRESIDENT CUP BEGINS

Every member of the Internationals team wants to take on Tiger Woods at the Presidents Cup, with assistant captain Geoff Ogilvy suggesting Australians Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith and…

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RIVERS HOOPERS PICK NBA-FIBA BASKETBALL LEAGUE TICKET
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RIVERS HOOPERS PICK NBA-FIBA BASKETBALL LEAGUE TICKET

Rivers Hoopers have been crowned the NBBF President Cup champions after a resounding 97-57 points win over Raptors of Lagos in the final to book the only NBA-FIBA…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS TO FACE MALI AFTER MOZAMBIQUE WIN
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS TO FACE MALI AFTER MOZAMBIQUE WIN

D’Tigress took a bold step to picking a ticket to the Olympics Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in 2020 after beating host- Mozambique 57-48 points to go top of group…

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RIVERS HOOPERS BATTLE RAPTORS FOR NBA-FIBA BAL TICKET
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RIVERS HOOPERS BATTLE RAPTORS FOR NBA-FIBA BAL TICKET

Rivers Hoopers and Raptors of Lagos will face off in the final of the 2019 NBBF organised President Cup National Final 8 on Sunday. Raptors defeated Niger Potters…

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QUALIFYING FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS IS NOT NEGOTIABLE SAYS NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL WOMEN’S COACH
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QUALIFYING FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS IS NOT NEGOTIABLE SAYS NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL WOMEN’S COACH

As Nigerians eagerly anticipate the commencement of the FIBA Africa pre-Olympic qualifiers, head coach of senior women national team, Otis Hughley says the team is fully focused on…

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EGYPT 1ST TO GET SEMI-FINAL SLOT, A MATCH AWAY FROM OLYMPIC TICKET
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EGYPT 1ST TO GET SEMI-FINAL SLOT, A MATCH AWAY FROM OLYMPIC TICKET

Hosts, Egypt twice came back from behind and secure a thrilling 3-2 win over Ghana in a Group A encounter of the U23 Africa Cup of Nations.  …

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D’TIGRESS CAMP BUBBLES AS PLAYERS STORM MAPUTO
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D’TIGRESS CAMP BUBBLES AS PLAYERS STORM MAPUTO

D’Tigress camp came alive on Sunday as players and coaches reported to their base in Maputo for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14…

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NIGERIA WIN U-18 FIBA 3X3 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS BRONZE
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NIGERIA WIN U-18 FIBA 3X3 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS BRONZE

Nigeria’s contingent to the FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup of Nations in Uganda recorded a decent result while gaining vital exposure in the 3×3 format of basketball. In the u-18…

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CYCLING: ILABOYA TO DECLARE COMMISSAIRES COURSE OPEN
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CYCLING: ILABOYA TO DECLARE COMMISSAIRES COURSE OPEN

The Chairman of Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State of Nigeria, Frank Ilaboya is to declare open the National Commissaires’ (Referees) course which is scheduled to…

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NIGERIA’S 3X3 TEAMS SET FOR FIBA AFRICA CUP
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NIGERIA’S 3X3 TEAMS SET FOR FIBA AFRICA CUP

Nigeria’s 3×3 teams will on Wednesday depart the shores of Nigeria to Kampala, Uganda aboard a Rwanda Air flight from Abuja for the 2019 FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup. Kano…

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BASKETBALL: OTIS LIST UPE ATOSU, AKHATOR, KALU IN NIGERIA’S 2020 PRE OLYMPICS QUALIFIER SQUAD
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BASKETBALL: OTIS LIST UPE ATOSU, AKHATOR, KALU IN NIGERIA’S 2020 PRE OLYMPICS QUALIFIER SQUAD

Nigeria’s D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley has announced a 12 man roaster for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique from November 14 to 17. Otis…

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BASKETBALL: NOVEMBER 12 DATE FOR NIGERIA PRESIDENT CUP NATIONAL
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BASKETBALL: NOVEMBER 12 DATE FOR NIGERIA PRESIDENT CUP NATIONAL

The Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos will again come alive when teams converge on it for the 2019 President Cup National Final 8 holding from November…

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NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOSS, KIDA; JOURNALIST, JOE APU APPOINTED BY FIBA ZONE 3
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NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOSS, KIDA; JOURNALIST, JOE APU APPOINTED BY FIBA ZONE 3

Two Nigerians have been appointed by the FIBA Africa Zone 3 board to serve for the 2019 – 2023 term in office. Musa Kida was nominated to serve…

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CULTURAL WEAR FOR GOLF EXCITES NIGERIA’S CULTURE AND ARTS BOSS, RUNSEWE
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CULTURAL WEAR FOR GOLF EXCITES NIGERIA’S CULTURE AND ARTS BOSS, RUNSEWE

The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture [NCAC] in Nigeria, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe is excited that 400 players will adorn the cultural golf wears…

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AIR WARRIORS ARE NIGERIA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS
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AIR WARRIORS ARE NIGERIA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

Air Warriors have been crowned the 2019 Zenith Bank Women Basketball League Champions after a hard earned victory over MFM Queens 55-53 points in the final decided at…

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