NIGERIAN RUGBY PLAYERS INDUCTED INTO SEVENS NATIONAL TEAM
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NIGERIAN RUGBY PLAYERS INDUCTED INTO SEVENS NATIONAL TEAM

Four players of the Nigerian rugby team, the Black Stallion were on Wednesday formally inducted into the Sevens National Team by the newly appointed Captain for this edition…

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NBBF DIVISION 2 NATIONAL FINALS GET NEW DATE
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NBBF DIVISION 2 NATIONAL FINALS GET NEW DATE

The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced October 2 as the new date for the National final 8 of the 2018 Total NBBF Division 2. The…

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DALUNG SEEKS PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT FOR VOLLEYBALL WORLD CUP
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DALUNG SEEKS PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT FOR VOLLEYBALL WORLD CUP

Nigeria’s Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung is seeking Private Sector Initiative to prepare the National U-21 Volleyball team ahead of the World Cup in Tunisia. He made the…

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WORLD TAEKWONDO FEDERATION SANCTIONS NIGERIA OPEN AS TOURNAMENT GETS DATE
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WORLD TAEKWONDO FEDERATION SANCTIONS NIGERIA OPEN AS TOURNAMENT GETS DATE

The second Nigeria Taekwondo International Open has been sanctioned by the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF). Also, the body has awarded a G-1 International ranking to the event which…

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DALUNG MOURNS AS FORMER FOOTBALLER, SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR, REV (MOSES ILOH DIES AT 88
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DALUNG MOURNS AS FORMER FOOTBALLER, SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR, REV (MOSES ILOH DIES AT 88

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has expressed sadness over the death of a one time President of the Cycling Federation of Nigeria Rev. (Dr) Moses…

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FOR PEACE TO REIGN, SERENA WILLIAMS AND UMPIRE RAMOS MAY BE KEPT APART AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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FOR PEACE TO REIGN, SERENA WILLIAMS AND UMPIRE RAMOS MAY BE KEPT APART AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Serena Williams and Carlos Ramos, the umpire whom she accused of sexism in the wake of the US Open final last weekend, are likely to be kept apart…

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AL-FAROUQ POWERS D’TIGERS TO ANOTHER WIN IN FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS
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AL-FAROUQ POWERS D’TIGERS TO ANOTHER WIN IN FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

Portland Trailblazers forward Al Farouq Aminu ticked all boxes as he powered D’Tigers to 84-73 win against Cote d’Ivoire in their first game of the second round FIBA…

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UMPIRES CONSIDERING BOYCOTT OF SERENA WILLIAMS’ MATCHES
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UMPIRES CONSIDERING BOYCOTT OF SERENA WILLIAMS’ MATCHES

The dust has not settled yet on Saturday’s heated exchanges the defeated Serena Williams had in the US Open final. The celebrated tennis star lost to Naomi Osaka…

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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL TEAM, D’TIGERS READY FOR WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS
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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL TEAM, D’TIGERS READY FOR WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

With less than 24 hours to the start of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers on Friday in Lagos, the camp of the Nigerian Men’s Basketball team, D’Tigers…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DALUNG SENDS FORTH D’TIGRESS TO WORLD CUP
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DALUNG SENDS FORTH D’TIGRESS TO WORLD CUP

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari held a send off ceremony of the country’s women’s basketball team, D’Tigress…

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SWAN LAUDS SPORTS MINISTRY OVER NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES
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SWAN LAUDS SPORTS MINISTRY OVER NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES

BY OLALEKAN IGE.   The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has commended the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for its concerted effort towards the sustainability…

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DJOKOVIC CLAIMS 14TH GRAND SLAM AS HE WINS US OPEN
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DJOKOVIC CLAIMS 14TH GRAND SLAM AS HE WINS US OPEN

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic  on Sunday night, Monday in most parts of Africa, emerged the US Open men’s champion after the 31 year old beat Juan Martin Del Potro…

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TROUBLED SERENA WILLIAMS FINED AT US OPEN
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TROUBLED SERENA WILLIAMS FINED AT US OPEN

Ladies women tennis sensation, Serena Williams is always in the news. According to Associated Press, she has been fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during…

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TEAM CAPTAIN’S RETURN BOOSTS NIGERIA’S WOMEN BASKETBALL TEAM, D’TIGRESS
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TEAM CAPTAIN’S RETURN BOOSTS NIGERIA’S WOMEN BASKETBALL TEAM, D’TIGRESS

The camp of the D’Tigress received a major boost at the weekend following the arrival of team captain, Adaora Elonu. Adaora who was recently named team captain by…

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2019 FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: NBBF CONFIDENT OF GOOD OUTING AGAINST TOUGHER OPPONENTS
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2019 FIBA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: NBBF CONFIDENT OF GOOD OUTING AGAINST TOUGHER OPPONENTS

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is confident of a good outing in the next round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers for men staring on Friday and…

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OPINION: LIKE SOLOMON DALUNG, LIKE ANY OTHER MINISTER
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OPINION: LIKE SOLOMON DALUNG, LIKE ANY OTHER MINISTER

BY VICTOR IROELE. Martin Luther King once remarked: ‘The greatest measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he…

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U20 VOLLEYBALL: NIGERIA FINISH 4TH AS EGYPT LIFTS 8TH AFRICAN TITLE
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U20 VOLLEYBALL: NIGERIA FINISH 4TH AS EGYPT LIFTS 8TH AFRICAN TITLE

BY DARE KUTI.  Cameroon beat Nigeria 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-16) to clinch the bronze medal in the just concluded Women U20 African Volleyball Nations Championship in Nairobi,…

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DALUNG TO LAUNCH ELITE ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT GRANT
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DALUNG TO LAUNCH ELITE ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT GRANT

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung will on Monday launch off the Elite Athlete Development grant midwived by the Nigeria Sports Development Fund Inc. (NSDFI).…

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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL WOMEN’S TEAM, D’TIGRESS CAN SHOCK THE WORLD. SAYS BASKETBALL CHIEF, KIDA
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NIGERIA’S BASKETBALL WOMEN’S TEAM, D’TIGRESS CAN SHOCK THE WORLD. SAYS BASKETBALL CHIEF, KIDA

The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Musa Kida strongly believes that the women’s senior national team will fly the country’s flag high and give a good representation…

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AJIMOBI BECOMES OYO SWAN GRAND PATRON
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AJIMOBI BECOMES OYO SWAN GRAND PATRON

The Sports Writers’ Association of Nigeria (SWAN) wing in Oyo State is set to install the governor of the state, Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi as its patron. According to…

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FRENCH OPEN BANS SERENA’S SEXY OUTFIT
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FRENCH OPEN BANS SERENA’S SEXY OUTFIT

The French Open organizers have announced that they will no longer allow Serena Williams to wear her skin-tight black catsuit at the Grand Slam event. According to The…

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