A DOZEN NIGERIANS PENNED DOWN FOR 2021/2023 FIBA COMPETITIONS
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A DOZEN NIGERIANS PENNED DOWN FOR 2021/2023 FIBA COMPETITIONS

Following the conclusion of the 2021 FIBA Match Commissioner and Referees exams on Monday, 22nd, March, 12 Nigerians have been accredited for the 2021/2023 international window. Current Technical…

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ONLY THE BEST WILL REPRESENT NIGERIA IN TOKYO, SAYS NBBF
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ONLY THE BEST WILL REPRESENT NIGERIA IN TOKYO, SAYS NBBF

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has advised Nigerians to stop speculations over the final 12-man roster ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo for the Men’s and Women’s national…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS OPEN TOKYO 2020 CAMPAIGN AGAINST US
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS OPEN TOKYO 2020 CAMPAIGN AGAINST US

D’Tigress will on Tuesday, 27th of July square up against USA for its opening game at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics according to the official fixture released by the Federation…

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D’TIGERS END 2021 AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS IN STYLE
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D’TIGERS END 2021 AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS IN STYLE

D’Tigers rounded off its 2021 FIBA Afrobasket championship qualifiers with a big 76-56 points win over Mali who struggled to cope with the offensive firepower of the Nigerian…

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UNBEATEN D’TIGERS TO FACE MALI IN 2021 AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS
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UNBEATEN D’TIGERS TO FACE MALI IN 2021 AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS

Nigeria continued its dominance on the continent with another emphatic 64-51pts win over Rwanda at the ongoing 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers in Tunisia. The win which was hard…

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AFTERMATH OF NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL POSTPONEMENT, LAGOS SUSPENDS CAMPING
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AFTERMATH OF NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL POSTPONEMENT, LAGOS SUSPENDS CAMPING

The intensive and highly structured closed-camping activities put in place by the Lagos State Sports Commission for Team Lagos athletes in readiness for the 20th National Sports Festival,…

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‘NO SHAKING’, SAYS NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOSS OVER TOUGH OLYMPICS DRAW
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‘NO SHAKING’, SAYS NIGERIA BASKETBALL BOSS OVER TOUGH OLYMPICS DRAW

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has expressed optimism that there is no cause for alarm following the draws that pitted D’Tigress against world number one, USA, France and  2020 Olympics…

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2020 OLYMPICS: D’TIGRESS TO FACE USA, FRANCE AGAIN
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2020 OLYMPICS: D’TIGRESS TO FACE USA, FRANCE AGAIN

…D’TIGERS DRAWS AUSTRALIA, OTHERS D’Tigress has been drawn alongside world number one, USA, European powerhouse, France and host- Japan in group B of the women basketball event of…

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2021 AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS: MFON UDOFIA TO LEAD D’TIGERS TO TUNISIA
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2021 AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS: MFON UDOFIA TO LEAD D’TIGERS TO TUNISIA

The leadership of Nigeria Basketball Federation has officially confirmed that coach Mfon Udofia will be saddled with the responsibility of leading D’Tigers to the 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers in…

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VANESSA BRYANT REMEMBERS KOBE, GIANNA ON ANNIVERSARY OF DEATHS
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VANESSA BRYANT REMEMBERS KOBE, GIANNA ON ANNIVERSARY OF DEATHS

Vanessa Bryant took to social media on Tuesday (Jan 26) to share her thoughts on the one-year anniversary of the death of her husband, Kobe and daughter, Gianna. Vanessa…

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OVER 500 ATHLETES GATHER FOR NIGERIA MILITARY GAMES
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OVER 500 ATHLETES GATHER FOR NIGERIA MILITARY GAMES

A record number of 592 athletes drawn   from nine Nigerian military and paramilitary agencies are taking part in 15 sports at the fourth edition of the ‘One Service,…

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NBA PLAYS ON WITH ‘HEAVY HEART’ AFTER US CAPITOL VIOLENCE, BLAKE DECISION
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NBA PLAYS ON WITH ‘HEAVY HEART’ AFTER US CAPITOL VIOLENCE, BLAKE DECISION

The National Basketball Association (NBA) went ahead with its slate of games on Wednesday (Jan 6) even as players said they were disturbed by images of chaos at…

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BASKETBALL: MASAI UJIRI PRICKS GLOBAL CONSCIENCE WITH LAUNCH OF HUMANITY
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BASKETBALL: MASAI UJIRI PRICKS GLOBAL CONSCIENCE WITH LAUNCH OF HUMANITY

The co-founder of Giants of Africa/President of the Toronto Raptors Masai Ujiri has launched an inspirational movement that should prick a lot of hearts across the globe. The…

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WITH PLANS FOR 109 COURTS, BASKETBALL BOARD THANKS NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT
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WITH PLANS FOR 109 COURTS, BASKETBALL BOARD THANKS NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has thanked the Federal Government through the Ministry of Youth and Sports for its support to funding and approval of its programs which has…

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RACE FOR 2021 FIBA AFROBASKET QUALIFICATION NOT OVER SAYS KIDA
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RACE FOR 2021 FIBA AFROBASKET QUALIFICATION NOT OVER SAYS KIDA

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced that the race for a place in the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket is not yet over as Nigerians continue to shower accolades on…

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PERFECT START FOR D’TIGERS AS 2021 FIBA AFROBASKET QUALIFIER ENDS IN RWANDA
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PERFECT START FOR D’TIGERS AS 2021 FIBA AFROBASKET QUALIFIER ENDS IN RWANDA

D’Tigers concluded their first FIBA Afrobasket on a winning note as they maintained their unbeaten run with another emphatic 91-68 points win against Mali. Captain, Ike Diogu led…

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NBBF PUT CLUBS ON ALERT AHEAD OF NEW SEASON
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NBBF PUT CLUBS ON ALERT AHEAD OF NEW SEASON

As stakeholders look ahead to the new season following the recent Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 lifting of ban on contact sports, clubs have been advised to put…

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PHASE 2 OF NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL BEGINS ON ABUJA ANNIVERSARY
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PHASE 2 OF NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL BEGINS ON ABUJA ANNIVERSARY

BY KUNLE SOLAJA The National Sports Festival in Nigeria will be held in Benin in two phases owing to the observance of the Covid-19 prevention protocols. Symbolically, the…

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WHY THE NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL MUST BE PUT ON HOLD
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WHY THE NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL MUST BE PUT ON HOLD

BY SMARTS EBHODAGHE It is no longer news that the 20th National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020 was postponed just a few days to the commencement due to…

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COURT INJUCTIONS HOLDS UP NIGERIA’S MEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE
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COURT INJUCTIONS HOLDS UP NIGERIA’S MEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced that holding the Men’s Premier League may not dunk off soon due to the ongoing suit brought against it by ‘Management…

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NIGERIA’S PIONEER SPORTS RADIO OWNER, LARRY IZAMOJE MAKES SPORTS ICON LIST
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NIGERIA’S PIONEER SPORTS RADIO OWNER, LARRY IZAMOJE MAKES SPORTS ICON LIST

Sports journalism received a rare honour in Nigeria as the pioneer owner of sports radio station in the country, Dr Larry Izamoje is named among the 60 sports…

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