Former African, Commonwealth Champion, Dele Jonathan Dies
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Former African, Commonwealth Champion, Dele Jonathan Dies

On the same day that football coach, Dan Ajibode died, Nigeria also lost a former boxing legend, Dele Jonathan on Saturday. Jonathan, a former African and Commonwealth boxing…

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It’s Joshua by Knock Out!
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It’s Joshua by Knock Out!

Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, on Saturday night became the latest boxing sensation. At a packed Wembley arena, he secured an 11th round knockout of Wladimir Klitschko in…

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#APPy Time! Sports Villages Square Gets Apps
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#APPy Time! Sports Villages Square Gets Apps

BY KUNLE SOLAJA, CHIEF TOWN CRIER Sportsvillagesquare.com, powered by Extra Time Communications Limited which manages Nigeria’s largest sports database, now has mobile application on Google Play Store. The…

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Nigeria Conclude Inspection of Bahamas Games Village
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Nigeria Conclude Inspection of Bahamas Games Village

Nigeria’s delegation to the Bahamas has concluded its inspection of facilities for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games billed for Nassau in July. The team comprising the Minister of…

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Nigerian Sports Ministry Fixes Election Date
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Nigerian Sports Ministry Fixes Election Date

  With contentious issues apparently resolved, the Nigeria Ministry of Sports has proposed May 30 as possible date for the elections into the various boards of the sports…

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Nigeria Olympic Committee Applauds Sports Minister
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Nigeria Olympic Committee Applauds Sports Minister

Calm appear to have returned to the relationship between the Nigerian sports ministry and the country’s Olympic body, the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC. The relationship between both bodies…

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ANOCA Proposes Africa’s Winning Formula for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
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ANOCA Proposes Africa’s Winning Formula for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Abuja based umbrella body for the national Olympic committees in Africa, the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOCA) has in Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire, concluded a two day…

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Nigerian Sports Federations’ Election Guidelines Amended
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Nigerian Sports Federations’ Election Guidelines Amended

The Nigerian Ministry of Sports has shifted ground on the guidelines for the 2017 elections into national sports federations. The ministry in a press statement on Friday evening…

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NFF, Super Eagles Players Mourn Ehiogu
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NFF, Super Eagles Players Mourn Ehiogu

As tributes continue to pour in for Ugo Ehiogu, the former England and Aston Villa defender who is believed to be of Nigerian extraction, some Super Eagles’ players…

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Africa Olympic Committees Brainstorm On Tokyo 2020
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Africa Olympic Committees Brainstorm On Tokyo 2020

The umbrella body for the national Olympic committees in Africa, the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOCA) which has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, on Thursday in Abidjan,…

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NOC Rejects Sports Ministry’s Election Guidelines
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NOC Rejects Sports Ministry’s Election Guidelines

The dust is yet to settle on the new electoral guidelines released by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Sports for the purpose of conducting elections into its various…

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AFN Holds All-Comers Event in Port Harcourt
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AFN Holds All-Comers Event in Port Harcourt

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has concluded arrangements to host an All-Comers Event on Wednesday at the High-Performance Center, Port Harcourt. It is the first official event…

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Giwa FC Stands Expelled, Says Appeal Court
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Giwa FC Stands Expelled, Says Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal, Jos Division, has struck down the order of the High Court of Plateau State directing the League Management Company (LMC) to compulsorily re-instate Giwa…

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Asaba 2018 Africa Athletics Championships Gets LOC
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Asaba 2018 Africa Athletics Championships Gets LOC

BY OLUKAYODE THOMAS. Determined to organize a championship that will be revered by all, Asaba, the host city of the 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships, on Thursday, named…

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Help Us, Tennis Players Plead With Dalung
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Help Us, Tennis Players Plead With Dalung

The players listed by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) for the 2017 ITTF African Junior Championships holding in Tunis on April 9 to 15, have pleaded with…

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Toriola: Awardee Awaiting His Honour
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Toriola: Awardee Awaiting His Honour

      Appearing at seven consecutive Olympic Games stands Nigerian table tennis star, Segun Toriola, apart as one of the country’s all-time sports personalities. Ranking as easily…

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High Hopes For Uniport Sports Centre
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High Hopes For Uniport Sports Centre

The President of Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hammed Kalkaba, has promised support that will ensure that the IAAF/CAA Athletics High Performance Centre at the University of Port…

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Ooni Blesses African Boxing Champions, Ekundayo, Olusegun Ajose
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Ooni Blesses African Boxing Champions, Ekundayo, Olusegun Ajose

BY SOLA ROGERS.   United Kingdom based, undefeated current African Boxing Champion and Sky sports prize-fighter winner, Larry “The Natural” Ekundayo and Olusegun Ajose, former World Title challenger…

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Rio 2016 Vote Scandal, Frankie Fredericks Under Probe
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Rio 2016 Vote Scandal, Frankie Fredericks Under Probe

African sprint legend, Frankie Fredericks of Namibia, is being investigated by the IOC ethics commission over allegation of bribe for votes in the award of hosting rights to…

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Dogs Replace Ball Boys in Brazil
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Dogs Replace Ball Boys in Brazil

A novelty is gaining ground in Brazil as use of local rescue dogs instead of ball boys at the Brazil Open tennis tournament in São Paulo. According to CNN,…

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Olympic 2024 Bid narrows to two
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Olympic 2024 Bid narrows to two

Following withdrawals of city candidates for the 2024 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting in September may just award the games to one of the remaining cities…

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