The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced that a new FIBA Certification Table Officials course will take place between the 27th of April and 27th of May, 2020.
The NBA suspended the season Wednesday after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the new coronavirus, prompting a game to be abandoned just before tip-off.
Basketball superstar LeBron James said Friday he won’t play if his Los Angeles Lakers have to hold games behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The NBA has reportedly told teams to look into strategies on how to play games without fans in the arena amid concerns over the new coronavirus outbreak.
The World Boxing Council (WBC) has created a championship belt in honour of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who tragically died in a helicopter crash on January 26.
Kobe Bryant’s wife, Vanessa, has sued the owner of the helicopter, which crashed and killed her husband and their daughter.
Beyonce kicked off a star-studded memorial ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday for basketball great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna who died along with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.
As Nigerians count down to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engr. Musa Kida, is optimistic that the senior men and women basketball teams can end up on the medals table.
New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor has committed to representing Nigeria at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Saturday the league expects to lose “several hundred million dollars” due to a row with China over a tweet by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey supporting Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters.
Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett — 48 All-Star nods between them — headlined the class of eight finalists announced Friday by the Hall of Fame. Each will still need to collect 18 votes from a 24-person panel before officially becoming Hall of Famers, which is certainly no more than a formality at this point.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress and Butler Bulldog women basketball club Guard Upe Atosu has stated that Nigeria will shock the world at this year’s Olympic games in the women’s basketball event on the strength of the team’s showing at the recently concluded Olympic qualifying tournament which also indicated progress made by the team with an improved FIBA world ranking.
Nigeria’s senior women basketball national team Forward Evelyn Akhator has expressed her delight following Nigeria’s latest progress recorded in the latest FIBA women’s world basketball ranking moving from 17 to 14 on the strength of the team’s impressive showing at the recently concluded Olympic qualifying tournament in Serbia.
Nigeria’s senior women basketball team, D’Tigress, climb up three places to 14th position in the latest FIBA World Ranking.
The government has put Britain into a virtual lockdown, closing pubs, restaurants, and nearly all shops, while banning social gatherings and ordering Britons to stay at home unless it is absolutely essential to venture out.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Anambra State, has hailed Governor Willie Obiano, for ordering the production of three million local masks, and approving 10 percent tax refund to businesses in the state to cushion the effect of COVID-19 on businesses in the state.
Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, Senator Istifanus Gyang, Plateau North Friday raised the alarm that despite the Coronavirus, COVID-19 that is at the moment, ravaging the world, his people were being killed by Armed Bandits.
Zimbabwe’s police began using water cannon on Friday to disinfect markets and bus ranks, turning instruments associated with repression into weapons against the new coronavirus.
Spain, one of the countries worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, has registered 932 new COVID-19 deaths within 24 hours, bringing the total to 10,935, the Health Ministry in Madrid announced on Friday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the figures of confirmed COVID-19 cases released for Akwa-Ibom are accurate.
Zimbabwean authorities on Monday began enforcing a three-week lockdown in its fight against the spread of coronavirus after the disease left one person dead and infected six others.
The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority has commended Safety and Protection Management Solutions Limited, the authorised 3M distributor in Nigeria, for supporting the efforts to curb the spread of Coronavirus Disease in the state.
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala says he feels “much better” and is ready to restart a training regime after his coronavirus diagnosis.
A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.