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Delta maintains dominance at 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja

Defending champion Team Delta has continued its stronghold on Nigeria sports with its dominance of proceedings at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja.

WAUG: UNIPORT emerges overall winner, UNILAG, Ghana university shine

University of Port Harcourt on Monday emerged the overall winner of the 14th West Africa University Games hosted by the institution in Port Harcourt.
Youth Olympic Games

Nigeria’s Rose Chukuma wins Youth Olympics gold in Argentina

Rosemary Chukwuma has given Nigeria her first medal at the ongoing 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Wada clears Kenya of institutional doping

Kenya shows no signs of operating an “institutionalised” doping system, says a World Anti-Doping Agency report after a two-year study.
National Youth Games - NYG

NYG: Bayelsa scoops all seven gold medals in golf

Team Bayelsa has won all the seven gold medals in the golf event of the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin.

Team Nigeria soars at World Para-Table Tennis Championships

Team Nigeria to the just concluded World Para-Table Tennis Championships has two silver and one bronze, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA Goal of the Season

Cristiano Ronaldo’s bicycle kick against Juventus has been voted UEFA’s goal of the season.
Track & Field Athletics

Asaba 2018: Kenya beats South Africa, Nigeria to title

Kenya on Sunday evening emerged the surprise winners of the 21st African Senior athletics competition, dislodging defending champions, South Africa from wining it for the third time in a row.
Luka Modric, Kylian Mbappe

World Cup: Luka Modric, Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane, Antoine Griezmann scoop FIFA-Adidas awards

The French team were not the only winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as the curtains were drawn on Sunday in Moscow. Other winners included Luka Modric, the magical midfielder for runners up, Croatia.

Ikoyi Club 1938 shatters 9 swimming records in Germany

The young swimmers of Ikoyi Club 1938, has once again, won the 47th Swimfest International Swimming Competition in Arnsberg, Germany, breaking nine competition’s records, the team’s chief coach, Adegboye has said.

UNN emerges best in 2018 statistics competition

The University of Nigeria Nsukka has emerged best out of 20 tertiary institutions that participated in the Nigeria Statistical Association Competition, organised for undergraduates of statistics.

World Cup: On-loan Breda striker Sadiq Umar ready to lead Nigeria attack in Russia

In-form NAC Breda striker Sadiq Umar says he’ll be ready to lead the line for the Super Eagles in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia if he is called upon by Nigeria coach Gernet Rohr.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria medalists yet to receive $90,000 cash rewards

There are indications that the cash rewards promised Team Nigeria athletes for winning medals at the just concluded Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, Australia, is yet to be paid.

Commonwealth Games: Odunayo Adekuoroye wins gold in women’s wrestling freestyle

It was a sweet outing for Team Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye on Friday, as she successfully defended her 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medal at the ongoing event at Gold Coast, Australia.

Hundreds of foreigners join Pyongyang marathon as tensions ease

Hundreds of foreigners joined in the annual Pyongyang marathon on Sunday despite political tensions that have only recently begun to ease and a ban on U.S citizens traveling to the country that is still in effect.

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon eyes IAAF gold label

Bukonla Olopade, the Project Manager, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, says the Marathon office hopes to apply for the race as one of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Gold labels.

CHAN 2018: Super Eagles target is the final – Ikechukwu Ezenwa

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has said the Nigerian team will strive to better its bronze-winning outing at the 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN).

Rivers govt to host National Wrestling Championship

The Rivers Government on Tuesday said that it was set to host the first Gov. Nyesom Wike National Wrestling Championship for the junior and senior cadets in the state.

Recent Stories

Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
Dortmund’s players react after the German first division Bundesliga football match Schalke 04 vs Borussia Dortmund on December 8, 2018 in Gelsenkirchen. (Photo by Patrik STOLLARZ - AFP) -

Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
Gina Haspel

CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.