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Captain of Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to the 1993 Under-17 FIFA World Cup in Japan, Wilson Oruma, has said the team succeeded in winning the tournament because other countries underrated Nigeria.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday said it wanted Tokyo to understand the reasons why it was switching the 2020 Games marathon to the northern city of Sapporo, a decision that had infuriated the capital’s governor, Yuriko Koike.
Paris 2024 organisers staged a coup de théâtre at the Grand Rex as they launched a new Olympic and Paralympic Games emblem – shared for the first time in Olympic history – to embody their widening vision of the Games.
Tokyo has little choice but to accept an International Olympic Committee (IOC) move to shift the 2020 marathon to a cooler Northern Island in Japan.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, will today unveil the 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF) logo and theme song in Benin, Edo State to begin the countdown of the Games bill for March next year.
Scottish Rangers’ first team coach Michael Beale has hailed midfielder Joe Aribo after he scored Nigeria’s goal against Brazil in the 1-1 draw international friendly match played yesterday at the Singapore National Stadium.
Soccer fans in Ebonyi on Tuesday urged the football authorities in Nigeria to probe the Super Falcons’ elimination from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics female football event.
Former Super Eagles player and coach, Samson Siasia, has said that only the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari can come to his aid in the efforts to rescue his kidnapped mother.
Stakeholders in track and field have lambasted the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) over list of athletes that will be donning the white and green colours of Nigeria at the IAAF World Championships which begins later this month in Doha, Qatar.
Jose Mourinho blasted Manchester United after their dismal 2-0 defeat at West Ham on Sunday, saying they are no better now than they were under his management last season.
African Games gold medalist Odunayo Adekuoroye has been seeded number three in the women’s 57kg of freestyle for the 2019 United World Wrestling (UWW)-organised World Championship holding in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan from 14 September to 22, 2019.
The Delta government said on Friday that Team Delta was prepared to win the fifth edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) which formally gets underway on Sunday in Ilorin.
Nigerian hurdler, Tobi Amusan, has extended her top form to Berlin, clocking 12.51secs to win the women’s 100m hurdles at ISTAF on Sunday.
Olympic medallist, Gloria Alozie, is expressed delighted after Tobi Amusan broke her 100m women’s hurdles record.
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.
A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.
Sakshi Chauhan has not left her house in a quiet inner-city slum in the Indian capital for the past six days on her doctor's orders.
Yahaya Makaho feels his way to the microphone before launching into a song for his new album at a recording studio in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna.
Lagos State Government will be pursing a private sector finance to incentivise local manufacturers and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) operating within the State.
After Lobi Stars were thrashed 4-1 last Sunday in Jos, it was not unexpected that they would come out smoking on Matchday 2 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) against new boys Delta Force.
Palpable tension Friday morning permeated Sabo area of Ile Ife, Osun State, following the alleged killing of two men at a mining site located in Aruwa Village.