A Los Angeles coroner’s report says that everyone in the helicopter crash that killed basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter died from blunt-force trauma.
Rafael Nadal says he is very pessimistic about the possibility of tennis returning to normal any time soon because of the new coronavirus pandemic that shut down the sport last month.
The President of Nigeria Basketball Federation Engr Musa Kida has urged Muslim faithful in Nigeria have been enjoined to use the 30 days Ramadan period to offer supplications to Allah on behalf of Nigeria as it faces one of its most difficult period.
Evelyn Akhator believes that Basketball is gradually gaining more popularity and acceptance in Nigeria following the recent success of the D’tigress s and their male counterparts.
Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, has confirmed Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie’s interest in playing for Nigeria at the next Olympics.
Snubbed by Team USA, NBA star Spencer Dinwiddie is reportedly acquiring a Nigerian passport to play for the national team, D’Tigers.
President of the Nigeria Olympics Committee Athletes commission Olumide Oyedeji has urged Nigerian athletes to up their performance and show prospects of rising stars so as to be in the radar to be considered for the International Olympics Committee grants and scholarships.
Magic Johnson says if the NBA does resume this season it will be without fans and the players shouldn’t have any trouble adjusting on the fly to playing in empty stadiums.
Assistant coach of Nigeria’s women basketball national team Peter Ahmedu has stated that the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics initially slated for 2020 and now 2021 will have the D’Tigress benefitting as this will help ensure the team gets better with more time in their hands and opportunities to scout for more players.
Olumide Oyedeji has stated that the consideration of Nigerian athletes by the International Olympics Committee to continue to be beneficiaries of grants is a great relief for Nigerian athletes who will have some funds of their own to continue preparations towards the Olympics games next year.
D’tigress forward Evelyn Akhator has stated that she is happy and okay with the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games after the IOC gave official announcement to this effect due to the Covid-19 pandemic which ravaged the world and has brought every sporting activity to a halt.
NBBF Chief Babatunde Ogunade has stated that the NBBF is not going back on it Olympics plan as they continue to plot ways to ensure that Nigeria have a good outing at the games one Tokyo, Japan.
Turkish mosques on Friday reopened for mass prayers more than two months after they had shutdown, as the government eased restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus.
LaLiga clubs are permitted to return to full training from Monday as the league edges closer to a return to action.
The immediate past Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru, is dead.
Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has expressed shock over the sudden death of the former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Kachalla Baru.
In a brief but colourful ceremony, Dr. Ganduje who presented the cash sum to the leadership of the indigenous tailors, disclosed that the face masks would be provided to various
The National Human Rights Commission has urged the 11 northern states of the federation that are yet to domesticate the Child’s Rights Act (CRA) to quickly do so.
South African state asset manager the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has submitted a proposal to government on converting bonds it holds in struggling state utility Eskom into equity, PIC chairman Reuel Khoza told Reuters in an interview.
Holyfield, 57, who retired in 2014, won their two previous bouts in the 1990s, including the infamous ‘Bite Fight’ in 1997 when Tyson was disqualified.
Houston police say nearly 200 people were arrested and four officers were injured during protests over the death of Houston native George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.g
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