Following the conclusion of the 2021 FIBA Match Commissioner and Referees exams on Monday, 22nd, March, 12 Nigerians have been accredited for the 2021/2023 international window.
Meanwhile, ahead of 2020 summer Olympics, Engr Musa Kida-led Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has urged Nigerians to stop speculations over the final 12-man roster for Nigeria’s men and women national teams, saying only the best will represent the country at the Tokyo Games.
LeBron James faces an indefinite layoff after suffering an ankle injury as the Los Angeles Lakers slumped to defeat against the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.
Tyson Fury’s trainer SugarHill Steward has warned that Anthony Joshua will have to train for two different versions of the Gypsy King ahead of the mouthwatering upcoming bout between the two British heavyweights.
LeBron James has put his luxury £15million mansion in California up for sale six years after purchasing the property, which includes a swimming pool, home gym, cinema and more
D’Tigers have a lot of things to fix if they’re to mount a proper challenge at the Afrobasket tournament in Rwanda and the 2020 Olympics, captain of the team, Ike Diogu, has said.
AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has responded to criticism from LeBron James, insisting that "athletes unite the world, politics divides the world".
Victor Oladipo reportedly turned down a two-year, $45.2 million contract offer from the Houston Rockets.
When a second voice, one whom should have known better as an athlete himself, joined American conservative Fox News television host Laura Ingraham to admonish LeBron James to shut up and dribble rather than engage in the politics of the moment, it was obvious to the fans that the consequences were not going to be different because the Los Angeles Lakers star is never one to back down.
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James on Friday fired back at Zlatan Ibrahimovic and vowed to never stay silent about social causes after he was criticised by the AC Milan forward for sticking his nose into politics.
With two games left to spare, Nigeria men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, became the first team to qualify for AfroBasket 2021, further extending their fine vein of form. The 100 per cent record so far in the qualifying series saw them dispatch South Sudan with a 75-70 victory in the ongoing series in Monastir, Tunisia.
D’Tigers have maintained their dominance on the continent with another emphatic 64-51pts win over Rwanda at the ongoing 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers in Tunisia.
D’Tigers survived a nervy fourth quarter to beat South Sudan 75-70 in the first game of the FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers in Tunisia.
The fifth seed ended the world No 2’s chances of securing a 21st Grand Slam title after a four-hour and five-minute epic in Melbourne; Tsitsipas will face Daniil Medvedev in the semi-finals
LeBron James is reportedly set to become the fifth-ever billionaire sportsman in the coming weeks.
D’Tigress forward Evelyn Akhator has shed more light on why she missed out of the team’s camping in Atlanta ahead of the Olympic Games.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress and Flammes Carolo of France forward Evelyn Akhator has stated that she is sure of the ability of the Nigeria women basketball national team to compete and stand their own against any team after drawing what she described as the toughest group of the Women basketball events at the Tokyo Olympics.
Nigeria’s men’s and women’s basketball teams, D’Tigers and D’Tigress, have been drawn into groups for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen said President Muhammadu Buhari’s Federal Government is working tirelessly to rescue all women and children who have been abducted by bandits in different parts of the country.
Paul Pogba is prepared to run down his contract at Manchester United next season, it has been revealed.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Nnenna Akajemeli as National Coordinator and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SERVICOM for a second term of four years with effect from April 10, 2021.
The Biden administration on Friday said it had lifted travel restrictions for U.S. visitors who have recently been in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), but left them in place for Guinea travelers over address Ebola concerns.
South Africa’s drug regulator has said that Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine can be given to pregnant women with co-morbidities or at high risk of contracting the coronavirus.
Israeli medical workers sought on Friday to identify many of the 45 people crushed to death overnight at an overcrowded religious festival, where some of the victimswent unnoticed until the PA system sounded an appeal to disperse.
The Executive Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje, has urged leaders to be fair and just in the discharge of their responsibilities.
Ahead of the federal government’s restart of the digital switch over (DSO) programme, stakeholders in the Nigerian broadcasting industry have warned that Nigerians may have to pay as high as N50,000 for a Set-Top-Box (STB), the device needed to convert analogue television signal to digital.
The Director General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim, as called for renewed regional collaboration against illegal migration and human trafficking.
The United States should resume use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for all adults, an independent advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today. There is a small risk of a rare type of blood clot in women under 50, and health officials should warn patients of that risk, the committee stressed during its deliberations.