KOBE BRYANT LAST GAME TOWEL SOLD FOR $33,000
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KOBE BRYANT LAST GAME TOWEL SOLD FOR $33,000

The towel that Kobe Bryant wore over his shoulders during his farewell speech after his final National Basketball Association (NBA) game has fetched over US$33,000 (S$47,000) at auction,…

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WIMBLEDON FACES POSSIBLE CANCELLATION
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WIMBLEDON FACES POSSIBLE CANCELLATION

Wimbledon organisers will announce the cancellation of the grasscourt Grand Slam this week due to the coronavirus pandemic, German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president Dirk Hordorff has told Sky…

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SOCIAL DISTANCING OVER CORONAVIRUS MAKES SERENA CRAZY
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SOCIAL DISTANCING OVER CORONAVIRUS MAKES SERENA CRAZY

Tennis great Serena Williams says she is “on edge” as she practices social distancing recommended by health experts in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus. The…

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TO BE OR NOT TO BE? WIMBLEDON TO HOLD EMERGENCY MEETING WITH POSTPONENT OR CANCELLATION ON THE CARD
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TO BE OR NOT TO BE? WIMBLEDON TO HOLD EMERGENCY MEETING WITH POSTPONENT OR CANCELLATION ON THE CARD

Wimbledon could be postponed or even cancelled after All England Club chiefs called an “emergency meeting” for next week to discuss whether to go ahead with this year’s…

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ROGER FEDERER AND WIFE DONATE $1.5M TO VULNERABLE SWISS IN CORONAVIRUS CRISIS
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ROGER FEDERER AND WIFE DONATE $1.5M TO VULNERABLE SWISS IN CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

Tennis great Roger Federer on Wednesday (March 25) donated one million Swiss francs (S$1.48 million) to help support his “most vulnerable” Swiss compatriots through the coronavirus crisis. The…

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IOC STATEMENT CONCERNING THE 2020 OLYMPICS
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IOC STATEMENT CONCERNING THE 2020 OLYMPICS

To safeguard the health of all involved and to contribute to the containment of Covid-19, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that…

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FRENCH OPEN ORGANISERS DEFEND DECISION TO MOVE TOURNAMENT TO SEPTEMBER, SAY IT WAS ‘UNTHINKABLE’ TO CANCEL IT
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FRENCH OPEN ORGANISERS DEFEND DECISION TO MOVE TOURNAMENT TO SEPTEMBER, SAY IT WAS ‘UNTHINKABLE’ TO CANCEL IT

French Open organisers said it was unthinkable for them to cancel the 2020 edition of the clay-court Grand Slam after they received a barrage of criticism for rescheduling…

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LIFE IS MORE IMPORTANT NOW THAN SPORTS, SAYS TIGER WOODS
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LIFE IS MORE IMPORTANT NOW THAN SPORTS, SAYS TIGER WOODS

Golf superstar Tiger Woods has tweeted a simple message in his first public comments on the coronavirus pandemic put his Masters title defence on indefinite hold. “There are…

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BREAKING! NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL  POSTPONED OVER CORONAVIRUS
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BREAKING! NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL POSTPONED OVER CORONAVIRUS

Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare has announced that the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival slated for Benin City later this month has been postponed. According to…

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TEAM DELTA RELEASES INTERVENTIONS FOR CORONAVIRUS AT EDO 2020
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TEAM DELTA RELEASES INTERVENTIONS FOR CORONAVIRUS AT EDO 2020

Nigeria’s number one sporting state, Delta State, on Monday released a set of intervening measures aimed at protecting Delta’s contingent from Coronavirus at the Edo 2020 National Sports…

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SPORT STARS FLOCK TO DO WHO ‘SAFEHANDS CHALLENGE’ AS VIRUS FEARS MOUNT
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SPORT STARS FLOCK TO DO WHO ‘SAFEHANDS CHALLENGE’ AS VIRUS FEARS MOUNT

A range of sports stars and other celebrities have taken part in a World Health Organisation (WHO) social media campaign to show proper hand-washing practices in the fight…

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COMMUNITY SPORT AND EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT COMPLETE “5,000 CHALLENGE”
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COMMUNITY SPORT AND EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT COMPLETE “5,000 CHALLENGE”

The Trustees of CSED (Community Sport and Education Development) Initiative recently complied with one of the basic tenets of most religions of the world: “reach out to those…

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NIGERIA TO HOST INTERNATIONAL SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT
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NIGERIA TO HOST INTERNATIONAL SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT

Nigeria will play host to top international players from all over the world as organisers of the Mindgames Scrabble International Classic (MISC) have announced a $10,000 top cash…

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TIGER WOODS ELECTED TO WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME
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TIGER WOODS ELECTED TO WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME

US superstar Tiger Woods, a 15-time major champion, will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2021. The hall, located…

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BASKETBALL LEGEND, CHARLES BARKLEY TO SELL 1996 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL
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BASKETBALL LEGEND, CHARLES BARKLEY TO SELL 1996 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL

BY DUNCAN MACKAY. Charles Barkley, one of the most recognisable names in basketball, has announced he plans to sell the Olympic gold medal he won at Atlanta 1996…

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24 NIGERIANS GET NETBALL CERTIFICATION
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24 NIGERIANS GET NETBALL CERTIFICATION

After four days of hard labour, twenty-four Nigerians recently received their netball certification from INF (International Netball Federation) Instructor, Mary Waya. This first of it’s kind netball seminar…

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NTA, HOTSPORTS PARTNER ON NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL BROADCAST
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NTA, HOTSPORTS PARTNER ON NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL BROADCAST

As sports enthusiasts anticipate the 20th National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020, the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and its marketing partner, HotSports have announced live transmission of the…

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EX TANZANIA AND MALAWI NETBALL COACH, WAYA HOLDS SEMINAR IN NIGERIA
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EX TANZANIA AND MALAWI NETBALL COACH, WAYA HOLDS SEMINAR IN NIGERIA

Former Malawi and Tanzania national netball coach, Mary Waya has answered the SOS call of the netball community in Nigeria, as she arrived Benin City on Monday evening…

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HOW CORONAVIRUS HAS AFFECTED WORLD OF SPORT
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HOW CORONAVIRUS HAS AFFECTED WORLD OF SPORT

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  In doubt  The scale of the outbreak in Japan saw senior International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound describe the disease as ‘the new war’ threatening Tokyo…

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CAS BANS OLYMPIC CHAMPION
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CAS BANS OLYMPIC CHAMPION

Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang has been banned for eight years after one of his entourage destroyed his blood vial with a hammer during an attempted drugs…

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LEGENDS PAY TRIBUTES TO RETIRED MARIA SHARAPOVA
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LEGENDS PAY TRIBUTES TO RETIRED MARIA SHARAPOVA

Novak Djokovic hailed Maria Sharapova as a “legend” with “the mind of a champion” after the Russian superstar announced her retirement from tennis at the age of 32…

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