Olympic champion Beckie Scott resigned from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) committee which recommended ending Russia’s drug suspension on Saturday as the global watchdog defended its handling of the case.
Team Delta has dominated swimming event at the ongoing National Youth Games winning 12 out of the 19 available gold medals.
Team Lagos have a haul of medals in Gymnastics and Weightlifting events at the ongoing National Youth Games, taking place at the University of Ilorin in Ilorin, Kwara State.
David Aiyenugba, the son of former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dele, made several breathtaking saves on Wednesday to help Team Kwara win gold in the ongoing National Youth Games
The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday backed calls by Japanese organisers to implement daylight savings time at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as concerns mount over athlete safety in soaring temperatures.
Prof. Basil Eke, the Chairman of the Local Organising Committee of the 4th National Youth Games, says he is optimistic of a good outing as previous challenges have been surmounted.
Athletes representing Lagos State at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara State, have described the opportunity as a privilege they so much cherish and are proud of.
Nigeria have lost the hosting rights for the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2022 to Senegal, which submitted a better proposal.
Paul Koech, a former world half marathon champion and long-time teammate of Kenyan great Paul Tergat, has died. He was 49.
As Nigeria prepares to host the 2019 Powerlifting World Championships in Lagos, Are Feyisetan, the national coach of the Nigeria Para Powerlifting team, has boasted that the country would host and win the event.
Mr Olajide Fashikun, Director-General, Nigeria Sports Development Fund Incorporated (NSDFI), has promised effective use of the N900 million grant being planned for Nigerian athletes.
The Kebbi Development Forum (KDF) has called on national leadership of All Progressive Congress (APC) to stick to its direct primaries policy to give a level playing ground for all aspirants in the state.
The two Koreans have agreed to pursue a bid to co-host the 2032 Olympic Games, they said in a joint statement on Wednesday.
Whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov said Tuesday the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) risked a "catastrophe for clean sport" if it lifts a suspension against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency later this week.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Wednesday mourned the demise of his Special Adviser on Investments, Mr Sunday Ozege, who was killed on Tuesday by suspected gunmen along the Benin bypass in Edo.
Seven inmates died Tuesday after a riot at an overcrowded prison in the northern Brazilian state of Para following a failed escape attempt, authorities said.
The police in Ogun State have arrested a 62 years old herbalist, Ganiyu Idowu, for alleged kidnap and attempt to kill his apprentice for money ritual.
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said that he has not committed the state to any debt either by taking bond or borrowing from any financial institution since he assumed office for the second time on October 16, 2014 till date.
The police command in Enugu state on Thursday, said the recent sit-at-home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) should be disregarded and urged residents to go about their normal businesses.
Prince Eze Madumere, the Imo State deputy governor submitted hos expression of interest and nomination forms on Saturday at the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Secretariat, Abuja, amidst jubilation by his supporters
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Minister of State Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, as the replacement for Kemi Adeosun who resigned as the minister for finance on Friday.