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Former African sprint queen Blessing Okagbare will be seeking her second win at the Muller Grand Prix in Birmigham, United Kingdom on Sunday when the IAAF Diamond League train makes its 11th of scheduled 14 stops this year.
Fadilat Tijani upset favourite, Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Yetunde Odunuga, to win the women’s 60kg fight at the national trials at the Brai Ayonote Boxing Complex, National Stadium, Lagos, to automatically book a slot in Nigeria’s boxing team for the Africa Games.
The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has reeled out his agenda if he gets the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue in his former role.
Nigeria wrestler Aminat Adeniyi shares an emotional and inspirational birthday message with her fan as she celebrates another year on earth.
The road to the podium for Team Nigeria at the 2019 African Wrestling Championship looks tortuous after the women team were handed a tough draw at the tournament holding in the tourist town of Hammamet in Tunisia.
Ajagba, who is undefeated in 7 fights, is seen as a promising star in the heavyweight division and made the headlines all over the world in August when his opponent, Curtis Harper, walked out of the fight after touching gloves and the bell sounded to start the opening round.
Nigeria’s Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo successfully defended his International Boxing Federation (IBF) European title at York Hall, London.
England-based Nigerian boxer Larry Ekundayo will defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) European welterweight title against Louis Greene of the United Kingdom on Friday evening.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Tuesday released a list of 10 nominees for the Male World Athlete of the Year award.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) is to conduct a three-day refresher course for referees in continuation of its capacity building for key stakeholders in the sport.
South Africa’s Caster Semenya and Beatrice Chepkoech of Kenya, have been nominated alongside eight other female athletes for the 2018 Female World Athlete of the Year by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).
Rosemary Chukwuma has given Nigeria her first medal at the ongoing 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Mr Cosmas Maduka, Chief Executive Officer, Coscharis Group of Companies, has urged the Federal Government to take its hands off sports and allow the private sector to take it up for meaningful development.
Four Japanese basketball players kicked out of the Asian Games for paying prostitutes for sex will be suspended for a year, officials said Wednesday.
Manchester United are working on identifying individuals who racially abused Paul Pogba online after the midfielder missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
Google is ending a service that saw it share Android data with wireless carriers globally to help them better understand the network coverage they provided, the company has confirmed.
Due to global warming, students of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB) have embarked on urban forestation programme with a view to reducing the challenges to the barest minimum.
Facebook has launched its “Developers Circles’’ in Benin, Edo, a platform that allows people who are technologically inclined to engage with experts, learn new technology and collaborate with developers to build tech products.
The absence of a Senator, Elisha Abbo, who allegedly assaulted a nursing mother, was on Tuesday stalled in a Zuba Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Abuja.
Brazil veteran Dani Alves scored the winning goal on his debut for Sao Paulo on Sunday, weeks after signing a three-year deal with the club.
People of Odumodu in Umunya, Oyi local government area of Anambra state on Thursday said their traditional ruler, Igwe Kris Onyekwuluje, should be held responsible for any calamity on any of their leaders.
Kwara State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has slated September 20 to give judgment in the petition filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Rasak Atunwa, challenging the election of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.
A 20-year old woman identified as Mary Agada, who sells petrol at the black market has been burnt to death.
Barcelona’s coach Ernesto Valverde has criticised the performance of signing Antoine Griezmann following their opening game of the La Liga against Athletic Bilbao on Friday.