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Some of the world’s leading long-distance runners have participated in a half-marathon in New Delhi as India’s capital grapples with a surge in COVID-19 cases and air pollution that has recently been among the world’s worst.
The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria has asked Nigeria to take the lead as the pillar of Africa towards the championing of the restoration of peace, security and development across the African region.
James Wolfensohn, an investment banker who helped straighten out the finances of major American cultural institutions and served as president of the World Bank, died Wednesday at the age of 86.
Unified Heavyweight Champion of the World Anthony Joshua OBE will defend his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO World Titles against Mandatory Challenger Kubrat Pulev at The O2 in London on Saturday December 12, live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and on DAZN in all of its nine markets including the U.S., on a show promoted by Matchroom Boxing in association with Top Rank and Epic Sports and Entertainment.
“I have settled in well and I’m happy being with the team. I feel like a champion, I have always wanted to win trophies for Enyimba FC since I was a child and today is a dream come true. I will continue to win more trophies for the team,” He said.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has offered scholarship up to university level to the children of the slain vendor, the late Mr. Ifeanyi Okereke.
GOtv Boxing Night 21, which is scheduled to hold on 27 November at the Rowe Park Sports Centre, Lagos, will be broadcast live on SuperSport Select 2 (channel 34).
Liverpool powered to the title by a mammoth 18 points last term. The previous season the Reds and Manchester City drew 25 points clear of the rest of the league, while in 2017-18 Pep Guardiola’s City routed the division by 19 points and in 2016-17 Chelsea were well clear in winning the title.
Dominic Thiem recovered from squandering four match points in a dramatic second-set tie-break to beat Novak Djokovic in three pulsating sets in the last four at the ATP Finals on Saturday.
World No. 2 tennis player Rafael Nadal confirmed his spot in the final four at the ATP Finals with a three-set win against Stefanos Tsitsipas, the defending champion, who is out of the tournament.
Security forces fanned out across the Ugandan capital on Thursday, firing teargas and rubber bullets at pockets of protesters angered by the arrest of presidential candidate Bobi Wine, on the second day of clashes that have already left seven dead.
Sami Khedira has revealed he still harbours dreams of playing in the Premier League, naming Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti as managers he admires as he seemingly attempts to put himself in the shop window.
Comrade Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Nigerians not to be deceived by the empty threats being made by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the recent additional increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly called fuel.
American boxing legend, the undefeated Floyd Mayweather, is coming out of retirement and is scheduled to fight in Japan next year.
Joseph Imeh, champion of the just concluded 42nd Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Open Tennis tournament says the organizers should increase the event’s prize money, especially for female players.
World number one golfer American Dustin Johnson won his first Masters by five strokes finishing with a record-breaking low score of 20 under par at Augusta. The 36-year-old posted a four-under 68 on Sunday to hold off Australian Cameron Smith and South Korea’s Sungjae Im.
The Ogun State Government has said that its agency is working assiduously to contain the spread of Human Immuno Deficiency Virus/Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), against its spread as against the report that it has the highest numbers of the affected persons.
Following the viral video of the ‘Drunk Policeman’ at CBN Junction in Abuja at the weekend, the FCT Police Command has identified, arrested and taken into custody the Police Inspector shown in the video.
The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Mohammed Sani Musa, has instituted scholarship programme for no fewer than 1,000 indigents students in secondary and tertiary institutions from his Senatorial zone as part of deliberate efforts to assist the underprivileged to acquire western education in the area.
The Kogi State commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr. Kingsley Fanwo has said that many people have asked Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to contest the 2023 presidential race.
Inflation in Sudan has risen to one of the highest levels in the world, and the country risks slipping into hyperinflation unless it gets its budget deficit and money supply under control, economists say.
The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has said he is the leader of Lagos irrespective of what anyone feels about it.
Arsenal are making a new attempt to open contract talks with teenage star Folarin Balogun.
The Afghan forces have killed nine militants in Obe district of the western Herat province, said an army statement released on Thursday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has affirmed that two recessions under the present dispensation is an indication of the lack of competence on the part of President Muhammadu Buhari to manage the Nigerian economy.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has instructed Bureau De Change (BDC) operators in Nigeria to sell dollars at N392 to end-users.