FIVE-TIME GRAND SLAM WINNER MARIA SHARAPOVA RETIRES
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FIVE-TIME GRAND SLAM WINNER MARIA SHARAPOVA RETIRES

One of the greatest women tennis players, Maria Sharapova has retired. According to the Daily Mail in UK, the Russian has given up the uneven struggle against injury…

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MASVI INVITATIONAL CYCLING RACE: OYO TARGETS MALE TROPHY
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MASVI INVITATIONAL CYCLING RACE: OYO TARGETS MALE TROPHY

Oyo State coach, Joy Omeboh is targeting the male trophy in the MASVI invitational Cycling race billed to hold in Owan West Local Government area on Saturday. While…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER, DARE HAILS TAEKWONDO, TABLE TENNIS TOKYO 2020 QUALIFIERS
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER, DARE HAILS TAEKWONDO, TABLE TENNIS TOKYO 2020 QUALIFIERS

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second…

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EDO DEPUTY GOVERNOR FLAGS OFF MASVI  INVITATIONAL CYCLING RACE
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EDO DEPUTY GOVERNOR FLAGS OFF MASVI INVITATIONAL CYCLING RACE

Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu will flag off the maiden edition of the MASVI Invitational Cycling Race on Saturday February 29, 2020 Frank Ilaboya , the Chairman of…

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NIGERIA, MOROCCO, EGYPT SECURE TAEKWONDO OLYMPIC TICKETS ON OPENING DAY
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NIGERIA, MOROCCO, EGYPT SECURE TAEKWONDO OLYMPIC TICKETS ON OPENING DAY

Six countries, including hosts Morocco and Africa’s most populous nation Nigeria, secured Olympic tickets for Tokyo 2020 Olympics on the opening day of the on-going African Qualification Tournament…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DARE TO SPONSOR TWO AIR WARRIORS PLAYERS TO TOKYO 2020
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DARE TO SPONSOR TWO AIR WARRIORS PLAYERS TO TOKYO 2020

In fulfilment of his promise to host the Air Warriors of Lagos for emerging champions of the Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League, Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday…

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MASVI  INVITATIONAL ROAD RACE: EDO COACH SURE OF VICTORY
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MASVI INVITATIONAL ROAD RACE: EDO COACH SURE OF VICTORY

Edo State Cycling coach, Bello Orogho has assured all that Team Edo will win the first edition of Masvi Invitational cycling road race billed for Owan West on…

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NIGERIAN-BORN ANTETOKOUNMPO, MILWAUKEE BUCKS MAINTAIN DOMINANCE OVER DETROIT PISTONS IN NBA
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NIGERIAN-BORN ANTETOKOUNMPO, MILWAUKEE BUCKS MAINTAIN DOMINANCE OVER DETROIT PISTONS IN NBA

All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo piled up 33 points, 16 rebounds, four assists and three steals as the Milwaukee Bucks continued their dominance of the Detroit Pistons with a 126-106…

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KOBE BRYANT MEMORABILIA PRICES INCREASE DRAMATICALLY
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KOBE BRYANT MEMORABILIA PRICES INCREASE DRAMATICALLY

BY DUNCAN MACKAY Kobe Bryant’s shock death in a helicopter crash has led to a massive spike in prices for memorabilia connected to him.  Bryant apparel on Nike’s…

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TOKYO 2020 QUALIFICATION SHOULD BE OUR BIRTH RIGHT, SAYS TAEKWONDO BRONZE MEDALIST, CHUKWUMERIJIE
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TOKYO 2020 QUALIFICATION SHOULD BE OUR BIRTH RIGHT, SAYS TAEKWONDO BRONZE MEDALIST, CHUKWUMERIJIE

Three-time Olympian and bronze medalist at the Beijing 2008, Chika Chukwumerije, has expressed his optimism that the Nigeria taekwondo team will arrive in Rabat Morocco on time to…

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BASKETBALL AFRICA LEAGUE ANNOUNCES TEAMS
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BASKETBALL AFRICA LEAGUE ANNOUNCES TEAMS

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) has announced the 12 club teams from 12 African countries that will compete in the league’s inaugural season, which will tip off Friday,…

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MASVI INVITATIONAL CYCLING TOURNEY GETS ROUTES
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MASVI INVITATIONAL CYCLING TOURNEY GETS ROUTES

The organizers of the maiden edition of MASVI invitational Cycling road race has mapped out the routes for the race scheduled for February 29, 2020.  The Race Director,…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER HARPS ON COMMON GROUND FOR SUCCESSFUL TOKYO 2020 OUTING
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER HARPS ON COMMON GROUND FOR SUCCESSFUL TOKYO 2020 OUTING

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare met Thursday with the Ministerial Advisory Committee and Presidents Federations of Sports who willing represent Nigeria at the Tokyo…

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KOBE BRYANT AND DAUGHTER BURIED IN PRIVATE CEREMONY
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KOBE BRYANT AND DAUGHTER BURIED IN PRIVATE CEREMONY

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were buried last week near their family home in Newport Beach, California, in a private ceremony, according to death certificates. A death…

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NIGERIA: SPORTS MINISTER, DARE CLEARS DOUBTS ON NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL
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NIGERIA: SPORTS MINISTER, DARE CLEARS DOUBTS ON NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL

Nigeria’s minister of youth and sports development Sunday Dare has cleared all doubts on the state of readiness of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium to host the 20th edition…

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SERENA WILLIAMS’ FED CUP RECORD ENDS
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SERENA WILLIAMS’ FED CUP RECORD ENDS

World No. 41 Anastasija Sevastova handed Serena Williams a shock first Fed Cup singles loss on Saturday but Latvia eventually fell 3-2 to the United States in the…

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TIGER WOODS SAYS HE’S STILL IN SHOCK OVER KOBE BRYANT’S DEATH
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TIGER WOODS SAYS HE’S STILL IN SHOCK OVER KOBE BRYANT’S DEATH

More than two weeks after Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, Tiger Woods is among those who find the shock may have worn off but disbelief remains.…

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ANOTHER INTERNATIONAL SPORTS EVENT SUFFERS CORONAVIRUS EFFECT
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ANOTHER INTERNATIONAL SPORTS EVENT SUFFERS CORONAVIRUS EFFECT

Multiple international media have reported that the Chinese Grand Prix, scheduled for April 19 in Shanghai, will be cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus. Formula One bosses…

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KOBE BRYANT’S WIFE VANESSA WISHES ‘THIS NIGHTMARE WOULD BE OVER’
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KOBE BRYANT’S WIFE VANESSA WISHES ‘THIS NIGHTMARE WOULD BE OVER’

Vanessa Bryant said in an Instagram post on Monday (Feb 11) that she was both grieving and angry over the loss of her husband, NBA star Kobe Bryant,…

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DARE EXPECTS MEDAL HAUL IN  WRESTLING AT TOKYO 2020
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DARE EXPECTS MEDAL HAUL IN WRESTLING AT TOKYO 2020

An unprecedented harvest of medals in wrestling is anticipated by Nigeria at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare based his…

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D’TIGRESS SHAKE AMERICA; END OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS ON A HIGH
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D’TIGRESS SHAKE AMERICA; END OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS ON A HIGH

D’Tigress ended their FIBA Olympics Qualifiers Tournament on a high despite a narrow 71-76 points loss to world champions- USA at the Aleksandar Nikolic Hall, Belgrade, Serbia. Inspired…

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