Twenty-one athletes and four officials have been selected to represent Nigeria at the forthcoming Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) U-20 Athletics Championship.
Nigeria’s 2015 World Karate Champion, Henry George, has called on all tiers of government to organise regular Martial Arts competitions to develop more talents for the sports.
The 32-year-old American, who retired after the Rio Olympics in 2016, picked up an astonishing 23 Olympic gold medals, as well as three silvers and two bronze.
Bamidele Adeleye, the Media Officer of the Cycling Lagos, on Wednesday said the partnership with Pay TV, MultiChoice, owners of DStv and GOtv, would relay the competition to its over 11.9 million subscribers.
British sprinter Reece Prescod foiled the local challenges and overcame world champion Justin Gatlin to win the men’s 100 metres on Saturday.
Under heavy rains, Kenyan athletes on Saturday won the first, second and third positions at the 6th Okpekpe International 10km Road Race at Okpekpe in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo.
Olalekan Soetan, Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) statistician, says Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor will be a force to reckon with during the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) 2018 Diamond League season.
There is an ongoing investigation to locate a spectator at the London Marathon who stole a runner’s number, finished the race and claimed the medal.
World athletics' governing body on Thursday introduced controversial new rules for female athletes who have high testosterone levels in a move seen as targeting South Africa's double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya.
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Tobi Amusan has said her target was to break the Games’ record in Australia.
The 2018 Commonwealth Games came to and with dramatic victories in Netball and Rugby against this year’s hosts, Australia.
Athletics enthusiasts on Saturday lauded Oluwatobiloba Amusan’s 100m Hurdles won on Friday at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
Jamaica’s Yohan Blake admitted Saturday that he was doing his best to avoid sprint legend Usain Bolt after his Commonwealth Games flop in the 100 metres.
Nigeria on Saturday won bronze in the women’s 4x100m relay event of the Commonwealth Games.
Nigerian sprinter, Oluwatobilola Amusan, has won the Women’s 100 metres hurdles gold.
The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) has assured members of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) Ekiti chapter of its financial assistance to enable them embark on massive production of cotton in the state.
And according to The Transfer Window podcast several weeks ago, Dembele has agreed personal terms with Chelsea over a January move.
The National Elections Board of Ethiopia, NEBE, has announced a tentative date for national elections. The outfit proposed that polls should be held August 16, 2020.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has opened a garment factory in the premises of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
Patron of Yoruba Community in Benue State and Chairman, Tito Group of Companies, Asiwaju Isaac Akinkunmi, has called on South-West governors to join forces with other governors from other regions who are facing common security challenges for a federal constitutional amendment that would allow for the creation of state police forces.