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Nigeria’s men’s and women’s basketball teams, D’Tigers and D’Tigress, have been drawn into groups for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points and had nine rebounds to power the Milwaukee Bucks to a 112-109 victory over Luka Doncic’s Dallas Mavericks in a battle between the two early frontrunners for NBA Most Valuable Player honours.
Popular rapper, Jude Abaga, popularly called M.I, has disclosed that Nigerian musicians sign publishing deals with foreign firms because of lack of structure in the Nigerian music industry, therefore, making them pay their taxes to foreign firms and hire foreign staffers.
Nigeria men’s basketball team D’Tigers moved up one spot from 23rd to 22nd and remain number one in Africa in the latest FIBA world ranking.
Former Super Eagles captains Mutiu Adepoju and Austin Okocha have applauded the Government of the State of Osun for some of the programmes being embarked upon to turn the State into the Mecca of sports in Nigeria.
A group of Nigerian Basketball Stakeholders known as Basketball With Integrity has petitioned the sport’s world governing body, FIBA on the lingering leadership dispute of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF.
Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced that the race for a place in the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket is not yet over as Nigerians continue to shower accolades on D’Tigers and the federation after a perfect start in Rwanda.
The Nigeria senior male Basketball national team, D’Tiger’s will arrive Kigali ahead of the 2020 Afrobasket championship this Monday.
Russia will attempt to overturn its four-year ban from international sport this week in the latest chapter of a long-running and controversial saga over state-sanctioned doping.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has commended Total E&P Nigeria Ltd for their commitment towards the Development of Basketball as well as the Youth.
Brighton manager Graham Potter hailed the return of fans as a “fantastic” step forward after his team drew 1-1 with Chelsea in a pre-season friendly on Saturday.
Los Angeles Lakers basketball star LeBron James sent personalised Liverpool jerseys to sports personalities in the United States.
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers was disappointed not to claim all three points against Arsenal on Tuesday.
League organisers have agreed to paint NBA courts with the words “Black Lives Matter” when the basketball season resumes next month in Florida, US media reports said.
World champion Lewis Hamilton criticised the “biggest of stars” in “white-dominated” Formula One for failing to speak out against racism as protests erupted around the United States.
The pilot of the helicopter that crashed while carrying Kobe Bryant and his daughter to a basketball tournament in California did not have alcohol or drugs in his system, according to the autopsy report released on Friday.
The Senate Committee on Public Accounts has uncovered how the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) paid N443 billion without appropriation.
A roadside bomb explosion killed a female doctor in the eastern city of Jalalabad, provincial officials said on Thursday, days after three female media workers were shot dead in the same city.
Africa’s number one male Table Tennis player, Aruna Quadri started on a bright note at the World Table Tennis [WTT] championship in Doha on Wednesday.
The federal government has further extended the work-from-home directive to all public workers on Salary Grade Levels 12 and below until March 31 as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
The Newspaper Distribution Association of Nigeria (NDAN) has appealed to proprietors of media houses and government to collaborate on enabling environment and life insurance for vendors, decrying unfair treatment to them.
The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the country needs to regulate cryptocurrency, instead of the prohibition put in place by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Legendary Nigerian forward Daniel Amokachi says the Super Eagles would have won the 2000 Africa Cup of Nations if the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) had been introduced then.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova has tasked the health ministry and the health protection watchdog with studying Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination efficacy for HIV-positive people.
The Anambra House of Assembly has expressed worry over the increasing rate of crimes in the state and called for urgent measures to address the menace.
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Abia has announced the suspension of its six-week-old strike embarked upon to demand the payment of arrears of teachers’ salaries.