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Millions of boxing fans across the Philippines erupted in cheers and tears of joy on Sunday after national icon Manny Pacquiao beat Argentine Lucas Matthysse in a world title bout.
Yetunde Odunuga of Nigeria lost to Paige Murney of England in the semi-final of the women’s lightweight class in the boxing event of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Friday.
No fewer than 6,600, athletes and team officials from 71 countries are expected to take part in 275 events at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to April 15.
Team Nigeria athletes for the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, are expected to depart for the games on March 24, an official of the Federal Ministry of Sports, Yemi Usikaye, said on Monday.
Uju Nwogu, Commissioner for Sports and Youth Entrepreneurship in Anambra on Friday, inaugurated the Executive Committees of the 19 sports associations in the state.
The Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation on Wednesday announced the names of six athletes that will represent the country in the forthcoming 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports on Monday announced that Nigeria’s contingent to the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, would start departing on March 18.
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali's physician and cornerman, "Fight Doctor" Ferdie Pacheco, died Thursday at his home in Miami, his family announced. He was 89.
Ayo Adewole, FCT Cricket Association Secretary, on Monday said that the team had began training ahead of the National Youth Games (NYG) in September.
Several people are feared dead in a fatal train Train-Bus accident on old Abeokuta road, Agege, Lagos.
The South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Derkey Africa, has pleaded with African leaders to show exemplary leadership in order to improve lives and the society.
Libya has rejected a European Union’s plan to establish migrant centres there to stop asylum seekers arriving in western Europe and it will not be swayed by financial inducements, Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj said.
Former Commissioner for Sports in Enugu State, Barr. Ray Nnaji, yesterday said that if the Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, bans Nigeria they would challenge the oraganisation in the court of arbitration to know whether its has right to meddle in a country’s internal affairs.
A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 35-year-old driver, Umar Aliyu, to eight months imprisonment for forgery and impersonation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening arrived The Hague ahead of his scheduled appearance at the International Criminal Court.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for the unveiling of the logo and the planned take-off of Nigeria Air in December.
Algeria’s deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two top security officials.
Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday used a tribute to Nelson Mandela to warn of “strange and uncertain times”, a day after Donald Trump refused to challenge Vladimir Putin over interference in US elections.
Rahman planned to detonate an improvised explosive device at the gates of Downing Street and gain access to May’s office in the ensuing chaos and kill her, according to police.