Nigeria’s hope of salvaging a medal at the London 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championship came crashing once again yesterday, as the trio of Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, Oluwatobiloba Amusan and Lindsay Lindley failed in their respective events.
Blessing Okagbare returns to the London Stadium in London on Friday to battle for one of the three medals on offer at the 2017 World Athletics Championships long jump event.
American sprinter Justin Gatlin has accused the media of sensationalizing his rivalry with eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt.
Botswana’s Isaac Makwala was on Tuesday refused entry to the London Stadium after earlier being withdrawn from the night’s 400m final at the World Championships after falling victim to an outbreak of sickness that has hit scores of competitors, media reports on Wednesday.
Nigeria’s Yinka Ajayi, Patience Okon-George and Margaret Bamgbose have qualified for Monday’s women’s 400m semi-finals at the ongoing International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London.
Kenya’s Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui prevailed in a compelling east African duel with Ethiopian Tamirat Tola on the streets of London to win the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday.
Justin Gatlin may have sensationally regained the world 100 metres title denying superstar Usain Bolt a golden farewell but like the crowd in the London Stadium the British press slammed the fact the former drugs cheat had gatecrashed the party.
South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga said he was “over the moon’’ after winning the World Championships long jump title on Saturday, making up for the disappointment of missing out on an Olympic gold in Rio.
Former Nigerian sprinter, Enefiok Udo-Obong, has described the gold medal feat recorded by American Justin Gatlin in the men's 100m event of the ongoing 16th IAAF World Championships in London as a result of hard work.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service ((FIRS) plans to extend Value Added Tax (VAT) to online transactions soon, according to the chairman of the agency, Babatunde Fowler.
Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian who was detained in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking, says she learnt “pure Arabic” and memorised half of the Qur’an during her 124-day stay in prison.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is already planning his assault on next season, claiming his collection of superstars will have to push the 100-point barrier again to keep Liverpool’s clutches off their Premier League title.
Pep Guardiola feels Manchester City's clean sweep of domestic trophies is harder than winning the Champions League but predicted the feat will be achieved again.
Ajax sporting director Marc Overmars has confirmed that Hakim Ziyech will be allowed to leave the club this summer.
Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has revealed that the sum of N649 billion, the final tranche of the Paris Club Refund, is available to be shared by the 36 States of the federation.
Madonna has signed a contract to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, ending uncertainty after calls for her to boycott the event, Israeli public broadcaster KAN said Thursday.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) says the reappointment of Mr Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor by President Muhammadu Buhari, was a confirmation that the President is `agriculture friendly’.
Super Eagles winger Ahmed Musa is in boisterous mood following Al Nassr’s Saudi Arabia Professional Football League win on Thursday.
Bayern Munich midfielder Rafinha has confirmed that he will leave the Bundesliga giants at the end of the season.