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Former Arsenal Captain tips Super Eagles Forward to Reach levels of Luis Suarez, Lewandowski and co

Laurent Koscielny has tipped Bordeaux teammate Josh Maja for greatness after the Forward’s sterling performance in a Ligue Un game against Nimes on Tuesday. ...

Manchester United announces new partnership deal

Premier League side Manchester United has announced a new partnership with the Alibaba Group.  The partnership will see United content presented and localized on multiple...

Freddie Ljungberg responds to Aubameyang visiting the washroom during Arsenal loss

Arsenal manager Freddie Ljungberg has defended Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's decision to leave the field briefly during the 2-1 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion to...

Suarez claims Messi’s retirement comments were ‘misunderstood’

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has claimed that comments made by his club teammate Lionel Messi about retirement were misunderstood. Messi won the 2019 Ballon d’Or...

Lampard’s reaction to Chelsea transfer ban being lifted

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has labeled the lifting of a transfer ban on the club 'a positive outcome' and he is pleased for 'football...

Labour leader makes Brexit offensive ahead of UK election showdown

DETLING, England British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn went on the Brexit offensive on Friday, seeking to hit back at Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s...

Zaha tipped for January move as Chelsea circle Palace star

Wilfried Zaha deserves to play for a "top club" as his agent Federico Pastorello said the Crystal Palace star could leave during the January...

Liverpool’s century under Klopp, groundhog day for Spurs – the Premier League Data Diary

Liverpool cruised to a 5-2 victory in the Merseyside derby against Everton as they consolidated their lead at the top of the Premier League,...

JOSH MAJA SCORES A HAT-TRICK, INSPIRES BORDEAUX INTO RAMPANT VICTORY

Super Eagles attacker Josh Maja showed his prolific goalscoring ability last night against Nimes. The 20 year old scored three goals and provided an...

Spurs must fix leaky defence and prevent ‘cheap goals’, says Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho has called for a collective effort to plug their leaky defence which has conceded “cheap goals” in his first...

Who’s in, who’s out? – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer provides injury updates ahead of Manchester Derby

Manchester United have received an injury boost with Antony Martial set to return for the Saturday's Manchester Derby.  The Frenchman missed Wednesday night's win over...

Guardiola urges Jesus to be Manchester derby hero

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has urged striker Gabriel Jesus to have the belief he can be a derby day hero on Saturday. With Sergio...

Worried Obuh assures fans Akwa United would come good

Coach of Akwa United FC of Uyo, John Obuh, has said that while he is very worried about the poor run of the club...

250% win bonus adds up to UGX 23,361,955.67 for betPawa customer

“The win bonus which goes up to 250% is so magnificent. I witnessed it through the betslip I won. I was supposed to win...

Josh Maja makes Ligue 1 Team of The Week

Bordeaux forward Josh Maja has been named in the Ligue 1 Team of The Week. Maja scored his first career hat-trick to help Bordeaux beat...

Jones sinks birdie at the last to lead in smoky Sydney

SYDNEY Former champion Matt Jones slotted a birdie putt under smoke-filled skies at the final hole to take a one-shot lead over Paul Casey...

Arsenal 1-2 Brighton: Seagulls shock spineless Gunners in historic win

Arsenal’s troubles in the English Premier League continued on Thursday night after they suffered a humiliating 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Brighton. The...

Corriere dello Sport complains of ‘lynching’ in front-page defence of ‘Black Friday’ headline

Corriere dello Sport claimed to be victim of a "lynching" over its controversial "Black Friday" headline as editor Ivan Zazzaroni suggested some clubs had...

Rodgers aims for the top after extending Leicester contract until 2025

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers said on Friday that he wants to lead the club back to the summit of the Premier League after...

Alleged Indian rape victim set on fire on way to court hearing

An Indian woman was in a critical condition Thursday after allegedly being set on fire by two men she had accused of rape as...

Hector Bellerin reacts to boos from Arsenal fans after Brighton loss

Despite the 1-2 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion that prompted boos from Arsenal fans, Hector Bellerin claims that they gave 100%. Brighton went ahead...

Arsenal just need to ‘dig out a win’, says Ljungberg

Freddie Ljungberg believes Arsenal just need to "dig out a win" for confidence after their poor run continued with a defeat to Brighton and...

Saudi Arabia to meet Bahrain in Gulf Cup final

Doha Saudi Arabia will meet Bahrain in the Arabian Gulf Cup final after Abdullah Al-Hamdan scored a first-half goal as they beat hosts Qatar...

Messi’s retirement hint not a worry for Barcelona boss Valverde

Ernesto Valverde is not concerned about Lionel Messi retiring anytime soon after the Barcelona star suggested he was beginning to think about bringing his...

Ronaldinho says Man City ready for Champions League challenge

BUDAPEST Former Barcelona and Brazil striker Ronaldinho has backed Pep Guardiola to end his Champions League barren run and win the trophy with Manchester...

Van Dijk ‘crowned by the king’ as Klopp hails Baresi praise for Liverpool star

Jurgen Klopp described Virgil van Dijk receiving praise from Franco Baresi as like "being crowned by the king" after the defender led Liverpool's strong...

PSG searching for best form with superstar duo back together

With Neymar and Kylian Mbappe finally both fit and playing in the same team, the pressure is on Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel to...

TOP THREE NIGERIAN PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN THE EPL TONIGHT

The anticipation for the English premier league is at its peak. There are over seven fixtures to keep us entertained. A mind blowing soccer...

Latest Stories

🚨Chelsea statement after transfer ban is lifted

Manager Frank Lampard had earlier labelled the lifting of a transfer ban on the club 'a positive outcome' and he that he was pleased...

Lampard’s reaction to Chelsea transfer ban being lifted

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has labeled the lifting of a transfer ban on the club 'a positive outcome' and he is pleased for 'football...

REPORTS: Watford set to name Nigel Pearson as the new boss

Sky says that Pearson is expected to sign a deal with the Hornets in the next 24 hours and the deal is expected to...

Senior UK diplomat quits, saying she will not ‘peddle half-truths’ over Brexit

LONDON A senior British diplomat in Washington has resigned, saying she did not want to “peddle half-truths” over Brexit for a government she did...

Labour leader makes Brexit offensive ahead of UK election showdown

DETLING, England British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn went on the Brexit offensive on Friday, seeking to hit back at Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s...

Another day, another crisis – PM Johnson mounts defensive UK election campaign

ROCHESTER, England Another campaign day, another crisis for Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his quest to hold onto office and, as he repeated to...

Chilwell? Sancho? Zaha? Who might Chelsea sign in January?

Chelsea can press on with their January plans after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) halved their transfer ban on Friday. The Blues were...

Rivers State Govt salutes Eunisell on Rivers United sponsorship

West Africa’s largest independent chemical, oil and gas and engineering solutions company, Eunisell, has received commendations from the Rivers State Government for sponsoring Rivers United in...

Terem Moffi sweeps top awards in Lithuania

Young Nigeria striker Terem Moffi has proved to be one of the big stars in Lithuania after he scooped the MVP of the Year, top scorer...

Eagles star adds another feather to his glowing career

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has won the 2019 Chinese FA Cup with Shanghai Shenhua. Shenhua won the contest 3-1 on aggregate having lost the...

Eagles stars manager signs new Leicester deal amid Arsenal links

Leicester City have extended manager Brendan Rodgers’s contract until June 2025 after he had been linked with the vacant coaching role at Arsenal. Rodgers, who...

Chelsea transfer ban reduced after appeal to Court of Arbitration for Sport

Chelsea can sign players in January after having their Fifa transfer ban reduced following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Premier...

Super Eagles players’ round up for the weekend

Alex Iwobi Everton suffered their ninth Premier League defeat of the campaign in Wednesday’s 5-2 defeat by Liverpool, which put them in the relegation zone. Things...

Messi’s retirement hint not a worry for Barcelona boss Valverde

Ernesto Valverde is not concerned about Lionel Messi retiring anytime soon after the Barcelona star suggested he was beginning to think about bringing his...

Chelsea blast FIFA for treating them ‘entirely differently to Man City’ over transfer breaches

Chelsea have hit out at FIFA for treating them "entirely differently to Manchester City" over transfer breaches after the London club had their registration...

Technical director Chester leaves Renault F1 team

LONDON Technical director Nick Chester is departing the Renault Formula One team and has been placed on a period of ‘garden leave’, they announced...

Ighalo wins Chinese Cup with Shanghai Shenhua

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo on Friday won the 2019 Chinese FA Cup with Shanghai Shenhua. Ighalo was a second-half substitute as his club - Shanghai...

BLOG: Was Unai Emery the problem at Arsenal?

Arsenal sacked Unai Emery last week following a 2-1 defeat to Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League. A number of fans were happy...

Combined XI: Manchester City vs Manchester United

Manchester City will host town rivals Manchester United on Saturday in the English Premier League in an eagerly anticipated clash. Both sides warmed up for...

Everton vs Chelsea: Key stats ahead of Goodison Park clash

Everton will host Chelsea in an English Premier League match on Saturday, two days since the departure of Marco Silva as head coach. Silva was...

Mane named Liverpool’s Player of the Month for November

Sadio Mane has been named Liverpool's Player of the Month for November. He missed out on the top three positions of the 2019 Ballon d’Or...

Klopp glad ‘smart’ Liverpool players understand need for rotation

Liverpool’s players are smart enough to understand the need for rotation as the Premier League leaders grapple with a busy run of fixtures across...

Real Madrid announce squad for La Liga match against Espanyol

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has named his squad for the La Liga game against Espanyol on Saturday. Eden Hazard is missing and so is...

Zidane confirms Bale injury but refuses to blame players for fitness struggles

MADRID Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has confirmed Gareth Bale is out of Saturday’s La Liga match at home to Espanyol after he sustained...

Chelsea news: Blues receive double injury boost ahead of Everton clash

Chelsea have received an injury boost ahead of their English Premier League tie against Everton on Saturday, with a number of players making full...

Football

🚨Chelsea statement after transfer ban is lifted

Manager Frank Lampard had earlier labelled the lifting of a transfer ban on the club 'a positive outcome' and he that he was pleased...

Lampard’s reaction to Chelsea transfer ban being lifted

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has labeled the lifting of a transfer ban on the club 'a positive outcome' and he is pleased for 'football...

REPORTS: Watford set to name Nigel Pearson as the new boss

Sky says that Pearson is expected to sign a deal with the Hornets in the next 24 hours and the deal is expected to...

Chilwell? Sancho? Zaha? Who might Chelsea sign in January?

Chelsea can press on with their January plans after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) halved their transfer ban on Friday. The Blues were...

Rivers State Govt salutes Eunisell on Rivers United sponsorship

West Africa’s largest independent chemical, oil and gas and engineering solutions company, Eunisell, has received commendations from the Rivers State Government for sponsoring Rivers United in...

Terem Moffi sweeps top awards in Lithuania

Young Nigeria striker Terem Moffi has proved to be one of the big stars in Lithuania after he scooped the MVP of the Year, top scorer...

Eagles star adds another feather to his glowing career

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has won the 2019 Chinese FA Cup with Shanghai Shenhua. Shenhua won the contest 3-1 on aggregate having lost the...

Eagles stars manager signs new Leicester deal amid Arsenal links

Leicester City have extended manager Brendan Rodgers’s contract until June 2025 after he had been linked with the vacant coaching role at Arsenal. Rodgers, who...

Chelsea transfer ban reduced after appeal to Court of Arbitration for Sport

Chelsea can sign players in January after having their Fifa transfer ban reduced following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Premier...

Super Eagles players’ round up for the weekend

Alex Iwobi Everton suffered their ninth Premier League defeat of the campaign in Wednesday’s 5-2 defeat by Liverpool, which put them in the relegation zone. Things...

Messi’s retirement hint not a worry for Barcelona boss Valverde

Ernesto Valverde is not concerned about Lionel Messi retiring anytime soon after the Barcelona star suggested he was beginning to think about bringing his...

Chelsea blast FIFA for treating them ‘entirely differently to Man City’ over transfer breaches

Chelsea have hit out at FIFA for treating them "entirely differently to Manchester City" over transfer breaches after the London club had their registration...

Ighalo wins Chinese Cup with Shanghai Shenhua

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo on Friday won the 2019 Chinese FA Cup with Shanghai Shenhua. Ighalo was a second-half substitute as his club - Shanghai...

BLOG: Was Unai Emery the problem at Arsenal?

Arsenal sacked Unai Emery last week following a 2-1 defeat to Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League. A number of fans were happy...

Combined XI: Manchester City vs Manchester United

Manchester City will host town rivals Manchester United on Saturday in the English Premier League in an eagerly anticipated clash. Both sides warmed up for...

Everton vs Chelsea: Key stats ahead of Goodison Park clash

Everton will host Chelsea in an English Premier League match on Saturday, two days since the departure of Marco Silva as head coach. Silva was...

Mane named Liverpool’s Player of the Month for November

Sadio Mane has been named Liverpool's Player of the Month for November. He missed out on the top three positions of the 2019 Ballon d’Or...

Klopp glad ‘smart’ Liverpool players understand need for rotation

Liverpool’s players are smart enough to understand the need for rotation as the Premier League leaders grapple with a busy run of fixtures across...

Real Madrid announce squad for La Liga match against Espanyol

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has named his squad for the La Liga game against Espanyol on Saturday. Eden Hazard is missing and so is...

Zidane confirms Bale injury but refuses to blame players for fitness struggles

MADRID Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has confirmed Gareth Bale is out of Saturday’s La Liga match at home to Espanyol after he sustained...

Chelsea news: Blues receive double injury boost ahead of Everton clash

Chelsea have received an injury boost ahead of their English Premier League tie against Everton on Saturday, with a number of players making full...

Spurs must fix leaky defence and prevent ‘cheap goals’, says Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho has called for a collective effort to plug their leaky defence which has conceded “cheap goals” in his first...

Eagles star adds another feather to his glowing career, wins Chinese Cup with Shanghai Shenhua

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has won the 2019 Chinese FA Cup with Shanghai Shenhua. Shenhua won the contest 3-1 on aggregate having lost the...

Chelsea’s Lampard expects tricky test at ‘dangerous’ Everton

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard fears an Everton bounce with their former terrace hero Duncan Ferguson in charge as caretaker manager for Saturday’s Premier League...

Guardiola says Man City have received no approach for Arteta

LONDON Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday he had received no approach from other clubs for assistant Mikel Arteta and tipped him...

Boxing

Joshua versus. Ruiz 2: The fight filled with unknowns

We are a few days away from the rematch between Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua, and it won`t be until the bell rings that...

Joshua reveals what he will do to Wilder and Fury if he beats Ruiz

Anthony Joshua will snub a 2020 showdown with Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury if he beats Andy Ruiz Jr. Joshua plans to fight Andy Ruiz...

Ex-Premier League star to take charge for Everton against Chelsea

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard will face Everton legend Duncan Ferguson from across the opposition dugout at Goodison Park this weekend. The Scot, who had been...

Ruiz showed Joshua crack with ‘scratch’, says body language expert

Andy Ruiz made a subtle hint that he was worried about Anthony Joshua because of a “face scratch”, according to a body language expert,...

There is no fear in my heart, eye or mind, says determined Anthony Joshua

British boxer, Anthony Joshua, insists there is no fear in his heart, eyes or mind but says it will not rank as a “special...

Joshua’s promoter reacts to sparring injury ahead of Ruiz rematch

Anthony Joshua takes on Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday, December 7,  in Saudi Arabia for the world heavyweight titles. Anthony Joshua was rumoured to have...

Anthony Joshua Hurt In Training ahead Ruiz Rematch

According to reports, Anthony Joshua may have been hurt during sparring in preparation for his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr on December 7 in...

Joshua says ‘the changes I’ve made will make it very difficult for Andy Ruiz Jr’

Anthony Joshua believes he could face Andy Ruiz Jr in a third fight if he wins Saturday’s rematch in Saudi Arabia, reports skysports.com. Joshua unveiled...

Dec 7 rematch: Joshua reveals conditions he will accept to fight Ruiz again

Anthony Joshua has promised Andy Ruiz Jnr his turn for a shot at revenge if he regains his world heavyweight titles in their rematch...

December 7 Showdown: 5,000 UK fans to storm Saudi for Joshua

British boxing fans have once again shown their loyalty to  former world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua by buying half of the 11,026 tickets for...

Dillian Whyte’s brother tackles man trying to open door on flight carrying Joshua’s mum

Dillian Whyte’s brother came to the rescue as a man tried to open plane doors mid-air on a flight to Saudi Arabia. Dean Whyte was...

Joshua, Ruiz visit disabled homes in Saudi ahead rematch

British boxer Anthony Joshua has visited Misk schools, which aim to use real-world experiential learning to help students learn through an extensive range of...

Obanikoro lauds organisers of Lagos boxing show

Honourable Babajide Obanikoro says he is impressed with the fans and organisation of the Lagos Saturday Boxing Show. Obanikoro, who represents the Eti-Osa constituency of...

December 7: Joshua, Ruiz to get $85 million, $10 million for rematch

Regardless of the outcome, Anthony Joshua will be paid more than champion Andy Ruiz Jr for this Saturday’s boxing rematch billed for Saudi Arabia. The...

Joshua knocks down sparring partners ahead Ruiz rematch

Anthony Joshua has been knocking down his sparring partners, and he’s sent several of them home after destroying them, according to American Timothy Moten. Moten...

Ruiz says pressure all on Joshua ahead of Saudi rematch

Heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr said Monday that all the pressure will be on dethroned champion Anthony Joshua in their contentious showdown in Saudi...

Roach: Joshua Correct To Cut Mass, Ruiz is Better When He’s Fat

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach is very interested in the overall outcome of the upcoming rematch between IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion...

December 7 Showdown: Saudi Laws scraps ring girls for Joshua, Ruiz rematch

There will be no ring girls involved in Anthony Joshua’s rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr on December 7 due to the strict laws in...

Omole stuns fans at Lagos Boxing extravaganza

Dolapo Omole emerged the winner of last month’s best boxer of the day award based on his outstanding performance at the 107th edition of...

Joshua taking tips from Klitschko ahead of Ruiz rematch

Britain’s Anthony Joshua has been taking advice on his training regime and diet from former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko ahead of his title rematch...

Okolie dropped by WBC for failing to enroll in Clean Boxing Program 

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman has revealed Lawrence Okolie is among several boxers to be dropped from the December ratings. According to World Boxing...

December 7 Showdown: Be yourself—Joshua advised ahead Ruiz Jr rematch

Anthony Joshua has been told to be himself to beat against Andy Ruiz Jr in next weekend’s world title rematch in Saudi Arabia. That’s the...

December 7 rematch: Tyson reveals why Joshua will beat Andy Ruiz Jr

Mike Tyson says Anthony Joshua shouldn’t be worried about rematching Andy Ruiz Jr while questioning the heavyweight champion’s body transformation. Joshua has the chance to...

Re-match: Sanchez predicts outright win for Joshua against Ruiz Jr

Boxing trainer, Abel Sanchez, has predicted an outright victory for the British boxer, Anthony Joshua against Andy Ruiz Jr in their  December 7 re-match...

Andy Ruiz: I’m Going To Do Everything That’s Possible To Win

Heavyweight World Champion, Andy Ruiz Jr, has promised to do everything possible to win the re-match bout with the British boxer, Anthony Joshua. The boxer...

December 7 rematch: Andy Ruiz Jr excited with 15,000 arena ahead of Joshua fight

Andy Ruiz Jr has been impressed by the 15,000-seater stadium in Saudi Arabia where he will fight Anthony Joshua on December 7. They are fighting...

December 7 Rematch: I know Joshua’s weakness but won’t say –Ruiz

Andy Ruiz has promised to exploit Anthony Joshua’s weaknesses when both men clash again on December 7 in Saudi Arabia. The Mexican has however refused...

Nigeria’s first Olympic medalist, Maiyegun, to receive KARIS Award

Nigeria’s first Olympic Medalist, Nojeem Maiyegun will be honoured at the 24th edition of the KARIS Award billed to hold on December 15, 2019...

How Wilder wore £13,700 ring walk costume ahead Oritz fight

It has been revealed that Deontay Wilder spent an outrageous £13,700 on his ring walk outfit, which only lasted five minutes on his body...

December 7 Rematch: Anthony Joshua to earn £59m

According to rival, Jarrell Miller, Anthony is set to pocket £59million in his rematch against Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia on December 7. The potential...

Tennis

Wozniacki to retire after Australian Open

COPENHAGEN Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki will retire from tennis after the Australian Open in January, she said on Instagram on Friday. ...

Huawei cancels new phone launch in Taiwan after China row

Tech giant Huawei has cancelled the launch of a flagship phone and watch in Taiwan after Taipei imposed a temporary ban on some of...

Alleged Indian rape victim set on fire on way to court hearing

An Indian woman was in a critical condition Thursday after allegedly being set on fire by two men she had accused of rape as...

Ooni, Eze, Nwodo preach unity at World Eri Festival

• Nwodo excited as African-Americans ‘return’ home • Obi of Onitsha, others grace occasion It was the real handshake across the Niger—royal fathers from Igbo land...

Edo Assembly hailed for declaring absentee members’ seats vacant

The Reformed Oghomwan Mandate Group (ROMG) yesterday commended the leadership of the Edo State House of Assembly for declaring vacant the seats of the...

Orji Uzor Kalu gets 12 years imprisonment

The federal high court in Lagos has sentenced the former governor of Abia State Senator Orji Uzor Kalu to 12 years imprisonment after being...

Rainoil Tennis Open battles thrill players

Thomas Otu and David Dawariye kept their title dreams alive in the ongoing Rainoil Tennis Open following victories over Friday Gabriel and Kareem Badmus...

LASPOTECH agog as Rector’s Tennis Cup players fine tune strategies

Prospective players in the second LASPOTECH Tennis Club (LTC) Tournament, also known as the Rector’s Cup, have continued their preparations for the competition, which...

Players boast ahead of LASPOTECH Rector’s tennis cup

Players and officials of the various clubs taking part in the 2019 Lagos State Polytechnic Rector’s Tennis Cup are laying claims to the top...

Trump committed impeachable crimes, scholars tell Congress

Three constitutional experts on Wednesday bolstered Democrats’ efforts to impeach Donald Trump by saying the president’s actions seeking foreign interference in US elections are...

EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram,’ one other for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil also known as Mama Boko Haram and Tahiru Saidu Daura over N66million...

Djokovic adds Adelaide event to Australian Open preparations

World number two Novak Djokovic will play in the inaugural Adelaide International tennis competition in January ahead of his Australian Open title defence, tournament...

Police kill notorious armed robbery suspect in Abia

The Police in Abia on Tuesday gunned down a suspected notorious armed robber identified as Sampson Nwokocha, aka `Grave’ who has been terrorizing residents...

Senforce Insurance tourney debuts at Ikoyi Club tennis festival

The on-going tennis festival at the Ikoyi Club 1938 continues today as the Senforce Insurance Brokers Masters joins the party.   In the past three months,...

Okubena, Abayomi in good start at Senforce Insurance Tennis Masters

Some smashers on Monday began their campaign in the first edition of Senforce Insurance Brokers Tennis Masters on a good note at the Ikoyi...

World No.1 Barty hopes 2020 will be golden year

MELBOURNE Ash Barty won her third Newcombe Medal as Australia’s top tennis player this week but the world number one says she hopes to...

CORBON to adopt building information modeling

To boost professional standards, the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) has concluded plans to adopt Building Information Modeling (BIM) system in the...

Federer to have Swiss coin minted in his honour

Tennis great Roger Federer is to become the first living Swiss to have a coin minted in their honour, with a commemorative 20 franc...

Odusanya sets new Asoju-Oba Cup record as Fayele retains title

Bose Odusanya fulfilled her pre-tournament dream after winning her fifth consecutive title at the 51st Asoju-Oba Molade Okoya-Thomas Cup, while David Fayele retained his...

Nigeria making shaky progress in ending HIV/AIDS transmission

Today is World AIDS Day, and the theme of this year’s celebration is “Communities Make the Difference.” The World Health Organisation (WHO) is highlighting the...

Iheanacho the hero as Leicester close gap on Liverpool

Kelechi Iheanacho struck deep into stoppage time as Leicester beat Everton 2-1 to close the gap on Liverpool at the top of the Premier...

Presidency reacts to ex-defence chief’s violent restructuring statement

Nigerian government has reacted to statements made by a former Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Alexander Ogomudia, that ‘Nigeria may be restructured violently. “This vituperation,...

UNO sensitises citizens on new state of Cameroon

The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has directed Prof. Martin Chia Ateh to organise sensitisation workshops on brief history of United Nations Organisation...

Finals hold as 51st Asoju Oba Cup ends today at Teslim Balogun

The 51st edition of the Asoju Oba Cup championship will come to an end today with the grand finale in the cadet, women and...

Oil tanker burns on Otedola Bridge, Lagos

The Lagos Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says a tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of petrol with registration number KJA-900XR, on Saturday burnt fire on...

Lion in a Lagos private residence

A recent report that a lion discreetly kept in a private residence was seized by state officials in Lagos, shows the level of impunity...

All hail the future Africans from ‘Nigeria’s new tribe’

Burna Boy Restate ‘Africa Giant’ Claim With Prize For Music And Young Person of The Year Singer Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu well known as ‘Burna Boy’...

25-year-old unveils first Nigerian made carbon fiber sports car

Fabrication engineer and chief executive officer of Bennie Technologies LTD, Jerry Mallo, has unveiled the first made in Nigeria carbon fiber sports car. The carbon...

Australian Open to honour Court after same-sex marriage dispute

MELBOURNE Tennis Australia have brokered a truce with Margaret Court and will recognise the 50th anniversary of her calendar Grand Slam at next year’s...

Adamawa junior workers receive new minimum wage

The Adamawa Government has commenced payment of N32,000 minimum wage to its workers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that workers on grade level...

Basketball

D’TIGRESS TO BATTLE USA, SERBIA, MOZAMBIQUE FOR OLYMPICS TICKET

Reigning African Champions, Nigeria will face World Number One, United States of America, Serbia and Mozambique in the battle for a spot at the...

Temple Jam: Gidi Giants, Flames in semi-final battle

The semi-final games of the Temple Jam Basketball Tournament takes place on Saturday with Gidi Giants taking on Anambra Flames in one of the...

2020 Olympics Qualifiers: D’Tigress lands in pot 3

The senior women National Basketball team has been seeded in pot three alongside Japan, Brazil and Great Britain ahead of the draw ceremony for...

Kida commends D’Tigress OQT qualification

Engr Musa Kida has lauded the qualification of the senior women’s national team for beating Mali in the semifinals of the FIBA Africa Pre-Olympic...

Breaking! Russia risks 2020 Olympics ban over anti-doping data

  Russia could be set for a new ban from major international sporting events like next summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games over claimed inconsistencies in...

Temple Jam B/ball: Potters, Flame win

Temple Jam Basketball Tournament dunked off in Lagos yesterday with Niger Potters and Anambra Flames winning their opening games. Potters defeated Delta 85-69 in a...

SUNSHINE STARS SLIP TO A NARROW DEFEAT AT THE CATHDRAL

Nnamdi Egbujuo scored the only goal as an impressive Sunshine Stars fell 1-0 to Enugu Rangers in a closely fought rescheduled NPFL week one...

D’Tigress qualify for OQT

D’Tigress of Nigeria have qualified for the Olympics Qualifying Tournament (OQT) next year after beating Mali 74-59 yesterday in Mozambique. Host Mozambique also qualified for...

Temple Jam Basketball tips off with Gidi Giants

The Temple Jam Basketball Tournament will tip off today in Lagos as Gidi Giants debuts. The invitational basketball tournament which will show case seven Nigerian...

D’Tigress qualify for Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress qualified for the Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament (WOQT) after defeating Mali 74-59 in the semifinals of the African pre-qualifiers...

NBBFPresidentCup: Rivers Hoopers lift third title 

Rivers Hoopers have been crowned league champions for the third time after their victory over Raptors in the NBBF 2019  President Cup final on...

NBBFPresidentCup: Hoopers wary of Raptors’ Abel Offia 

Rivers Hoopers coach, Ogoh Odaudu has picked Abel Offia of Raptors as the dangerman ahead of their NBBF President Cup final on Sunday. Odaudu and...

D’Tigress starts FIBA Africa Pre-Olympics qualifiers on a winning note

…….strolls over DR Congo D’Tigress started their FIBA Africa Pre-Olympics Qualifiers started on a winning note after strolling over DR Congo, 20-0 points. The Coach...

D’Tigress to face Mali after Mozambique win

D’Tigress took a bold step to picking a ticket to the Olympics Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in 2020 after beating host- Mozambique 57-48 points to...

NBBFPresidentCup: Raptors setup final date with Hoopers

Lagos-based basketball team, the Raptors will face tournament favourites, Rivers Hoopers in the final of the 2019 NBBF President Cup. Raptors defeated a spirited Niger...

Tokyo 2020: D’Tigress survive late Mozambique scare

Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress survived a late scare from Mozambique as they defeated the hosts 57 – 48 in the FIBA Olympics Pre-Qualifying...

NBBFPresidentCup: Falcons, Potters through to semis

The duo of Kwara Falcons and Niger Potters have completed the lineup for the semi-finals of the ongoing NBBF President Cup national finals. Falcons and...

SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE, COMMISERATES WITH ALEX AKINYELE’S FAMILY

Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare has joined others in condoling with the family of one of his predecessors in office, Chief Alex Akinyele who...

NBBFPresidentCup: Thomas leads Army Rockets to first win 

A peach performance from Anthony Thomas has helped the Nigerian Army Rockets to their first win at the NBBF President Cup. Rockets win!!! pic.twitter.com/8M1DUmYZVv — ACLSports...

Hughley: D’Tigress  ready for Pre-Olympic qualifiers

Head coach of senior women national Basketball  team Otis Hughley says the team is fully focused on the task as the  FIBA Africa pre-Olympic qualifiers commence...

Hoopers 107-53 Potters: “It was not an easy win”- Odaudu

Rivers Hoopers boss, Ogoh Odaudu says their victory over Niger Potters at the opening day of the NBBF President Cup was not “an easy”...

NBBF President Cup: Hoopers lay down marker

Rivers State-based basketball team, Rivers Hoopers, have started the NBBF President Cup in a devastating manner following a heavy defeat meted out to Potters...

Otis list Upe Atosu, Akhator, Kalu in 2020 pre Olympics qualifier squad

D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley has announced a 12 man roaster for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14 to...

FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup: Team Nigeria departs for Kampala

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) on Tuesday said that the National 3×3 team had departed the shores of Nigeria to Kampala, Uganda, aboard a...

Otis list Upe Atosu, Akhator, Kalu in Pre Olympics qualifier squad 

D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley has announced a 12 man roster for the 2020 pre-Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14 to...

President Cup National Final 8 to hold November 12

The Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos will again come alive when teams converge on it for the 2019 President Cup National...

Kida, Joe Apu appointed by FIBA Zone 3

Two Nigerians have been appointed by the FIBA Africa Zone 3 board to serve for the 2019 – 2023 term in office. Engr Musa Kida...

EKO Basketball League Final Dunks off Nov 3 at Teslim.

The Eko Basketball League is in its inaugural season after many years of being called the Lagos City League. The rejiged league distinguished for...

NBBF sympathizes with BlackGold Queens over road accident

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has condoled with the management, coaching staff and players of BlackGold Women’s Basketball Club of Abuja following their auto accident...

Zenith Bank Women League National Final 8: Competition for National title hots up as QF games take Centre stage

Quarter finals of the 2019 Zenith Bank Women League National Final 8 will be decided tomorrow- Tuesday as competition for the National title and...