Nigeria’s D’Tigers suffered their fourth defeat at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia on Tuesday, losing 66-61 to Scotland in the men’s basketball event qualifying final.
An English basketball player stunned his girlfriend by proposing on-court at the Commonwealth Games -- but happily, she accepted.
The Nigerian national basketball team, D’Tigers, were defeated on Friday by New Zealand in their first men’s preliminary round match at the on-going Commonwealth Games holding in Gold Coast, Australia.
The University of Ilorin’s female 3×3 Basketball team has been selected as one of the two female teams to represent Nigeria at the 9th African University Games holding at Mekelle University, Ethiopia, from July 1 to July 7.
Diogu is joined by other foreign-based stars like Uchenna Iroegbu, Olatunji Olalekan Graham and Ofoegbu Uchechi Chima (all USA) as well as Philippines based Orizu Prince Ifeanyi.
Nigeria’s D’Tigers maintained their 32nd position in the latest FIBA World Ranking for the month of February released on Thursday.
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.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, in a rescheduled state congress on Monday in Port Harcourt, elected a 36-member executive through voice vote.
The leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State with other bigwigs in the party have concluded plans to begin a familiarisation tour across the 33 local government chapters of the state party.
The chairman of English Premier League champions Manchester City is confident the club will reach even greater heights under the “relentless” Pep Guardiola despite having just completed a record-breaking season.
Major stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State have rejected the state congress of the party conducted last Saturday, accusing the national leadership of pandering to the wishes of a faction of the party.
Leader of the Abia State All Progressives Congress Caucus, Chief Sam Nkire has congratulated Chairman of the party, Comrade Donatus Nwamkpa and other members of the State Executive Committee for a well-deserved victory.
Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa on Saturday re-elected all their state officials for another term through consensus.
Six persons, including two teachers of the Makurdi Local Government Education Authority, were reportedly killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen near Ikpayongo, Gwer Local Government Area of Benue State.
Harry Kane should be named as England captain for the World Cup as the striker is a "world star in football", says former midfielder Frank Lampard.
Nice striker Mario Balotelli has been selected for three friendlies against Saudi Arabia, France and the Netherlands by new Italy coach Roberto Mancini.
The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki is set to meet President Muhammadu Buhari to relay to him an alleged plot by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to implicate him (Saraki).