NO SIGN OF ‘CATASTROPHIC INTERNAL FAILURE’ IN KOBE BRYANT’S DOOMED HELICOPTER
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NO SIGN OF ‘CATASTROPHIC INTERNAL FAILURE’ IN KOBE BRYANT’S DOOMED HELICOPTER

The two engines of the helicopter that crashed in hazy, cloudy weather on a California hillside last month, killing basketball great, Kobe Bryant and eight others, showed no evidence of…

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PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA PARA POWERLIFTING FEDERATION GETS SUSPENDED
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PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA PARA POWERLIFTING FEDERATION GETS SUSPENDED

The board of Powerlifting Federation of Nigeria has suspended its embattled president, Queen Uboh-Idris over series of allegations. The suspension came on the heels of the board rejection…

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FOUR STATES REGISTER FOR MASVI INVITATIONAL CYCLING RACE
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FOUR STATES REGISTER FOR MASVI INVITATIONAL CYCLING RACE

Four states in Nigeria have entered for the maiden edition of the MASVI invitational Cycling Race billed to hold in Sobe and some surrounding towns in Owan West…

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D’TIGRESS OLYMPICS QUALIFICATION: NBBF THANKS BUHARI, DARE, FANS
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D’TIGRESS OLYMPICS QUALIFICATION: NBBF THANKS BUHARI, DARE, FANS

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has traced the qualification of the D’Tigress to the immense support of the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday…

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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS SEAL TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS TICKET
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NIGERIA’S D’TIGRESS SEAL TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS TICKET

D’Tigress on Saturday booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo despite losing to host-Serbia in their second group game at the on going FIBA Olympic…

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D’TIGRESS INCHES AWAY FROM TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS AFTER WIN AGAINST MOZAMBIQUE
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D’TIGRESS INCHES AWAY FROM TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS AFTER WIN AGAINST MOZAMBIQUE

D’Tigress took a bold step towards securing a 2020 Olympics ticket after recording a blowout victory against Mozambique, 85-51 points On the night that all the 12 players…

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SERENA WILLIAMS NEEDS NEW PLAN, SAYS COACH
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SERENA WILLIAMS NEEDS NEW PLAN, SAYS COACH

Former world No. 1 Serena Williams must rethink her approach to Grand Slams after her latest bid to win a record-equalling 24th Major singles title came unstuck at…

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PETER ALUMA’S DEMISE LEAVES NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION IN SHOCK
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PETER ALUMA’S DEMISE LEAVES NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION IN SHOCK

The Nigeria Basketball Federation is saddened over the death of former Nigerian international, Peter Aluma at the age of 46. Reacting to the news of the former Comets…

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NOVAK DJOKOVIC RECLAIMS WORLD NO. 1 SPOT, WINS 8TH AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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NOVAK DJOKOVIC RECLAIMS WORLD NO. 1 SPOT, WINS 8TH AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Novak Djokovic battled through intense pressure from Dominic Thiem to reassert his dominance at the Australian Open on Sunday (Feb 2), claiming a record eighth title and in…

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‘HELLO, I WON, YOU CAN RELAX NOW’, SOFIA KENIN TELLS NERVOUS MUM AFTER AUSTRALIAN OPEN VICTORY
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‘HELLO, I WON, YOU CAN RELAX NOW’, SOFIA KENIN TELLS NERVOUS MUM AFTER AUSTRALIAN OPEN VICTORY

Sofia Kenin shed a few tears and needed to find a way to keep her emotions in check during an epic final against Garbine Muguruza, but soon after…

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL; GUT VERSUS EXPERIENCE AS THIEM, DJOKOVIC CLASH
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AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL; GUT VERSUS EXPERIENCE AS THIEM, DJOKOVIC CLASH

An Australian Open that has seen the men’s establishment shaken by young talent comes to a fitting close today when defending champion Novak Djokovic takes on Dominic Thiem…

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN: HUGS, A GURU AND A FAVOURITE TREE – DJOKOVIC’S UNUSUAL ROUTE TO THE TOP
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AUSTRALIAN OPEN: HUGS, A GURU AND A FAVOURITE TREE – DJOKOVIC’S UNUSUAL ROUTE TO THE TOP

A strict vegetarian diet, spiritual guru and family hugging-sessions aren’t methods employed by most athletes, but they have helped Novak Djokovic turn himself into one of the most…

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SOFIA KENIN WINS HER FIRST GRAND SLAM AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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SOFIA KENIN WINS HER FIRST GRAND SLAM AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

American Sofia Kenin counter-punched her way back from a set down against Garbine Muguruza to win her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open with a 4-6…

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KOBE BRYANT’S CRASHED HELICOPTER LACKED CERTIFICATE TO FLY IN FOG
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KOBE BRYANT’S CRASHED HELICOPTER LACKED CERTIFICATE TO FLY IN FOG

The company whose helicopter crashed and killed basketball star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others on Sunday was not certified to fly in foggy conditions requiring pilots…

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IT’S DOMINIC THIEM VERSUS DJOKOVIC AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL
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IT’S DOMINIC THIEM VERSUS DJOKOVIC AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL

Dominic Thiem overcame Alex Zverev 3-6 6-4 7-6(3) 7-6(4) to reach his first Australian Open final on Friday (Jan 31) and set up the ultimate test against Melbourne…

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NBA ALL-STAR GAME FORMAT TO HONOUR KOBE BRYANT
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NBA ALL-STAR GAME FORMAT TO HONOUR KOBE BRYANT

Kobe Bryant’s jersey number 24 will be honored at the NBA All-Star Game in February under a new format for the mid-season exhibition announced on Thursday (Jan 30).…

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JENNIFER LOPEZ AND SHAKIRA PLAN SUPER BOWL MESSAGE OVER KOBE BRYANT’S DEATH
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JENNIFER LOPEZ AND SHAKIRA PLAN SUPER BOWL MESSAGE OVER KOBE BRYANT’S DEATH

Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash has reminded everyone how fragile life is, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira said on Thursday (Jan 30), and the pop superstars plan…

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YOUNG STARS DOMINIC THIEM, ALEXANDER ZVEREV SHOOTING FOR FIRST AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL
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YOUNG STARS DOMINIC THIEM, ALEXANDER ZVEREV SHOOTING FOR FIRST AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL

Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev will vie to reach their first Australian Open final on Friday (Jan 31) after shocking the old guard to reach the Melbourne semis.…

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FLAGOFF OF UNITY TORCH MOVEMENT FOR 20TH NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL: PRESIDENT APPLAUDS MINISTER
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FLAGOFF OF UNITY TORCH MOVEMENT FOR 20TH NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL: PRESIDENT APPLAUDS MINISTER

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, played host the Minister Of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, to flag off the movement of the Torch of Unity for the…

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BRYANT’S WIFE, VANESSA, STILL COMPLETELY DEVASTATED OVER DEATHS OF KOBE AND DAUGHTER
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BRYANT’S WIFE, VANESSA, STILL COMPLETELY DEVASTATED OVER DEATHS OF KOBE AND DAUGHTER

Vanessa Bryant spoke out for the first time since her husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna were killed in a helicopter crash on on Sunday (Jan 26), saying the…

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UPSET! WORLD NO. 1, RAFAEL NADAL BOOTED OUT OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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UPSET! WORLD NO. 1, RAFAEL NADAL BOOTED OUT OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Dominic Thiem ended six years of Grand Slam frustration against Rafa Nadal on Wednesday (Jan 29), with a seismic 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 7-6 (8-6) upset that…

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