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Fresh lockdowns and curfews have been imposed on tens of millions of people from India to Argentina as COVID-19 infections surged again and vaccine rollouts were hampered by shortages and fears of side effects.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended the date of the country’s national holiday and has criticized cricket bosses for omitting the words “Australia Day” from promotions for its matches. The first fleet of British convicts arrived in Sydney on Jan. 26, 1788, but Aboriginal groups mourn what they call “Invasion Day.”
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
Maria Whophil, a Deputy Director with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, has formally unveiled Asanka Gurusinha as the Head Coach and High-Performance Manager of Cricket for Nigeria at the Media Center of...
England’s cricketers will tour Pakistan next year after a gap of more than 15 years, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday, as international cricket gradually returns to the South Asian nation since the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team bus.
Democratic hopeful Joe Biden on Sunday urged lawmakers to wait until after November’s election to tackle a Supreme Court vacancy that President Donald Trump has pledged to fill quickly, as the nomination becomes a new flashpoint in the battle for the White House.
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.
The women’s cricket teams of Australia and New Zealand will make their return to the field for the first time since March in a condensed series in Brisbane in September, Cricket Australia said on Saturday.
Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, says non-contact sports athletes will soon resume training in Port Harcourt, Rivers, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, says that Federal civil servants on Grade Level 12 and above would resume full work hours from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. while the rest were to continue to stay at home.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) plan to isolate players and support staff in a “bio-bubble” to minimise their exposure to COVID-19 and hasten a return to play.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened new tariffs against Beijing after claiming there is evidence linking the coronavirus to a lab in China’s ground-zero city of Wuhan.
Kenya is seeking the postponement of this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Group G leaders Comoros, due to an international travel ban placed on athletes as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
The head of Indian cricket’s anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday Britain’s extradition of accused match-fixer Sanjeev Chawla was “a legal landmark”.
President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, Professor Adams Yaya Ukwuenya, has stated that Nigeria’s presence at the ongoing international Cricket Council world cup in South Africa is a victory for Nigeria as making the cut to be among the elite Cricket playing nation alone was a product of hard work.
President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, Professor Adams Yaya Ukwenya, has stated that Nigeria is not under any form of pressure ahead of the team’s second group stage game against West Indies tomorrow despite having lost the first game by 10 wickets against Australia.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday interrogated former Governor of Zamfara State, Hon. Abdulazeez Yari, over his alleged handling of transactions relating the Paris Club Fund refund while he served as chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum.
Xisco Munoz’s side bounced back from a shock defeat at neighbours Luton in the best possible fashion as Dan Gosling’s second-half goal earned them a priceless victory.
The Presidency yesterday shrugged off threats of Nigeria’s balkanisation by advocates of Biafra and Oduduwa Republics, saying that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot be bullied into giving in to their demands.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies are discussing downgrading next week’s the full-scale ministerial meeting, delegates said, a signal the coalition may stick with plans to gradually revive oil production.
Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has described the business space in Nigeria as over-regulated, and urged the federal government to navigate the economy from the current doldrums.
The Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC, had distributed sensitive and non-sensitive material for the elections on Friday to allow for earlier commencement of the process, Saturday.
Iran's state television on Saturday identified a man it said was behind a recent explosion and power outage at its main Natanz nuclear plant.
The Dean of Students, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo state was on Sunday found dead in his office after he reportedly went to the office and did not return.
The recognition that internet access and broadband penetration will become existential in the nearest future and will determine Nigeria’s competitiveness in the global economy, among others, is the driving force behind the Buhari administration’s initiative on broadband connectivity for all, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
Pep Guardiola has backed Phil Foden to do his talking on the pitch after a contentious tweet was posted by his social media company aimed at Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe.