Nigeria’s D’Tigers have emerged the leaders of Group B of the first round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Africa Qualifiers after beating host nation Mali 82-59 in their third game of the series in Bamako on Sunday.
Nigeria’s D’Tigers continued their impressive showing in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Africa Qualifiers on Friday in Mali with a 108-53 victory over Rwanda in their second game of the tournament.
Nigeria’s men’s senior basketball team D’Tigers have commenced their 2019 FIBA World Cup African qualifiers on a good note, beating Uganda 102-86 on Friday in Mali.
NBA players will return to South Africa in August to participate in the third NBA Africa Game, officials said on Saturday.
The Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has released a provisional list for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers.
Nigeria’s national female basketball team, D’Tigress, has been drawn in Group B alongside Turkey, Argentina and Australia for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup scheduled for Tenerife in Spain.
After almost one year of deadlock in the leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, a resolution is finally in sight as the FIBA team assigned to ensure a final truce between incumbent board headed by Tijanni Umar and the new board headed by Musa Kida is expected to swing into action following their arrival in Nigeria on Sunday.
D’Tigers star Jeleel Akindele is convinced the Nigerian team will qualify for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
As the countdown to the 2018 Commonwealth Games continues, Coach Abdulrahman Mohammed is optimistic about D’Tigers’ chances of having a good tournament, despite describing their group – consisting of host-Australia, Canada and New Zealand – as the ‘Group of Death’.
In a bid to ensure successful participation at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, D’Tigers assistant coach Adewunmi Aderemi says there is a need to invite some overseas-based players to beef up the Nigerian men’s basketball team.
The coach of the D’Tigers, Mohammed Abdulrahman, says the team has good players who can win the gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.
The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation will not been drawn into fresh debates over who controls the domestic leagues and the national teams.
Nigeria has been drawn in Group A alongside Australia, New Zealand and Canada in the basketball event of the XXI Commonwealth Games, tagged “Gold Coast 2018’’.
Nick Kyrgios was at his brilliant best as he downed American Ryan Harrison to claim the Brisbane International in straight sets on Sunday.
Ifedayo Akindoju, President of Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), on Tuesday identified Tennis academy as key to building great stars in Nigeria capable of competing globally.
China will waive income tax for three years for foreign investors trading the country’s new crude futures contract, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday.
Turkey has vowed to expand its operation in Syria's Afrin region to other Kurdish-held areas further east, prompting fears for a possible confrontation with US troops stationed in the area.
U.S. and Israeli officials lambasted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday after the premier called the American ambassador to Israel a “son of a dog” and a “settler” in a fiery speech the day before.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi chapter, has suspended its 72-day old strike to enable further negotiations with the state government.
Chelsea cannot stop Lionel Messi in the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie at Camp Nou, according to former Spain international Gaizka Mendieta.
The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC), yesterday, passed a vote of no confidence in the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), saying its leadership has failed workers.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has vowed that the controversial Neighbourhood Watch which has generated so much agrimony has come to stay as it fashioned like the one in Lagos.
Tottenham Hotspur strolled into the semifinals of the FA Cup with a Christian Eriksen-inspired 3-0 victory over Swansea City.
Cesc Fabregas says that he is motivated to face Lionel Messi on Wednesday and is ready to do everything possible to make life uncomfortable for his former Barcelona club-mate.