Stage set for elections into Nigeria’s sports bodies
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Stage set for elections into Nigeria’s sports bodies

The Nigeria Ministry of Youth and sports Development  has released the time table  for  election into…

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Ugandan weightlifter deported from Japan after going missing
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Ugandan weightlifter deported from Japan after going missing

A Ugandan weightlifter who went missing from a pre-Olympics camp in western Japan has been flown home…

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Police find Ugandan weightlifter who went missing from Olympic camp
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Police find Ugandan weightlifter who went missing from Olympic camp

A Ugandan weightlifter has been found four days after he disappeared from an Olympic training…

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FIFA, NFF and other sports bodies blanked out of Twitter in Nigeria
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FIFA, NFF and other sports bodies blanked out of Twitter in Nigeria

Less than 12 hours after the Nigerian government announced an indefinite suspension of twitter in…

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TOKYO 2020 MAY FEATURE FIRST TRANSGENDER ATHLETE IN OLYMPIC HISTORY
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TOKYO 2020 MAY FEATURE FIRST TRANSGENDER ATHLETE IN OLYMPIC HISTORY

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first transgender athlete to compete at an…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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NIGERIA’S STRONGHOLD, WEIGHTLIFTING, COULD LOSE SPOT IN OLYMPICS
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NIGERIA’S STRONGHOLD, WEIGHTLIFTING, COULD LOSE SPOT IN OLYMPICS

Weightlifting, which accounted for the bulk of gold medals that Nigeria won at last year’s…

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FRANCIS ORBIH, NIGERIA’S BADMINTON CHIEF MOURNS WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT
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FRANCIS ORBIH, NIGERIA’S BADMINTON CHIEF MOURNS WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT

President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria, Francis Orbih has condoled with the family of…

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NIGERIA WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION BOSS IS DEAD
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NIGERIA WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION BOSS IS DEAD

Another pall of darkness fell on Nigerian sports at the weekend following the death of…

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FORTY-FOUR YEAR TENURE ENDS ABRUPTLY FOR SIT-TIGHT WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT
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FORTY-FOUR YEAR TENURE ENDS ABRUPTLY FOR SIT-TIGHT WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT

Tamás Aján has resigned as President of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), where he has…

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LONG STANDING AND SIT-TIGHT WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT FACES EXPULSION
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LONG STANDING AND SIT-TIGHT WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING PRESIDENT FACES EXPULSION

BY BRIAN OLIVER The Executive Board of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) have been asked…

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VIDEO: NIGERIA ATHLETES COMMISSION JOINS BATTLE AGAINST COVID-19
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VIDEO: NIGERIA ATHLETES COMMISSION JOINS BATTLE AGAINST COVID-19

Just as the whole world united in 1916 and 1940 to fight common enemies during…

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WINNING IS EVERYTHING, NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DARE, DARES ATHLETES
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WINNING IS EVERYTHING, NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DARE, DARES ATHLETES

Just as remarked by the famous American football player and coach, Vince Lombardy, Nigeria’s sports…

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WEIGHTLIFTING DOPING: EGYPT’S TOP COACHES JAILED
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WEIGHTLIFTING DOPING: EGYPT’S TOP COACHES JAILED

BY BRIAN OLIVER. The top two coaches in Egypt’s national weightlifting team have been sent…

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THIRD NIGERIAN WEIGHLIFTER FACES EIGHT-YEAR BAN AS SERIAL DOPING OFFENDER
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THIRD NIGERIAN WEIGHLIFTER FACES EIGHT-YEAR BAN AS SERIAL DOPING OFFENDER

BY BRIAN OLIVER A Nigerian weightlifter stripped of a Commonwealth Games gold medal for doping…

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EGYPT OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SUSPENDS WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION
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EGYPT OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SUSPENDS WEIGHTLIFTING FEDERATION

BY DUNCAN MACKAY Egypt’s Olympic Committee (EOC) has suspended its Weightlifting Federation after five more…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER SUNDAY DARE RELOCATES OFFICE TO STADIUM
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTER SUNDAY DARE RELOCATES OFFICE TO STADIUM

Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has relocated his office to the…

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BEYOND RABAT 2019 AFRICAN GAMES
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BEYOND RABAT 2019 AFRICAN GAMES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Rabat 2019 African Games reached the crescendo as the skies of the…

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