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D’Tigers beat Mali, claim third straight win in FIBA World Cup qualifiers

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.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers thrash Rwanda to claim second win in qualifiers

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.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers open qualifiers with win over Uganda

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 return to Africa in honour of Mandela’s centenary

NBA players will return to South Africa in August to participate in the third NBA Africa Game, officials said on Saturday.

D’Tigers: 18 players called up for FIBA World Cup qualifiers

The Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has released a provisional list for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers.

FIBA: D’Tigress to battle Turkey, Argentina, Australia

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.

FIBA team arrives for NBBF crisis resolution

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 Akindele Sure Of FIBA World Cup Ticket

D’Tigers star Jeleel Akindele is convinced the Nigerian team will qualify for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Commonwealth Games: D’Tigers’ ready for the ‘Group of Death’ – coach

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’.

NBBF to strengthen D’Tigers with overseas-based stars for Commonwealth Games

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.

D’Tigers good enough to win gold at Commonwealth Games – coach

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.

We are focused more than ever to reposition basketball – NBBF

The board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation will not been drawn into fresh debates over who controls the domestic leagues and the national teams.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s D’Tigers to face Australia, New Zealand, Canada

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 beats Ryan Harrison to win in Brisbane

Nick Kyrgios was at his brilliant best as he downed American Ryan Harrison to claim the Brisbane International in straight sets on Sunday.


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