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Fifa president Gianni Infantino has praised Zambia following their maiden Women's Olympic qualification for Tokyo 2020 on Tuesday.

Fifa supremo congratulates Zambia on historic Olympic qualification

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has praised Zambia following their maiden Women's Olympic qualification for Tokyo 2020 on Tuesday.
The Czech Republic on Thursday declared a 30-day state of emergency and closed its borders to people from 15 “risk countries” to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Czech bans travellers from 15 countries

The Czech Republic on Thursday declared a 30-day state of emergency and closed its borders to people from 15 “risk countries” to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
[FILE PHOTO] US Secretary of State John Kerry - AFP PHOTO - dpa - Bodo Marks - Germany OUT

John Kerry: Donald Trump’s handling of global challenges ‘unacceptable’

Former United States (US) Secretary of State John Kerry has condemned the methodology employed by the American president, Donald Trump in handling global challenges.
A promotional banner for the HSBC Women’s World Championship flies in central Singapore Monday after the event was cancelled due to the coronavirus

Coronavirus chaos ravages Asia’s sporting calendar

The chaos in China’s sporting programme caused by the deadly coronavirus outbreak, which has already forced China to cancel or reschedule a host of events, is spreading into Asia’s sporting calendar.
Former Man City boss and Manchester United striker Mark Hughes believes Odion Ighalo will offer the Red Devils something they are desperately lacking at the moment.

Coronavirus: Odion Ighalo gets nod for Manchester United’s trip to face Brugge in Europa

Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo will be allowed to travel with Manchester United for their Europa League tie in Bruges next week despite missing the club’s training camp in Marbella over the coronavirus alert.

Eniola Aluko named Aston Villa Women’s first sporting director

Former England striker Eniola Aluko has been appointed Aston Villa Women’s first sporting director.

Report: YouTube users spent $58 million in December

YouTube grossed more than $58m in user spending in December last year, representing 87 per cent year-over-year growth from December 2018.
Andy Murray has been named in Great Britain’s squad for the new-format Davis Cup in Madrid next month.

Andy Murray reveals emotional impact of Dunblane Massacre

Former world tennis number one Andy Murray reveals for the first time in a new documentary that he suffered from breathing problems and anxiety following the Dunblane School massacre.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress will now face hosts Mozambique in the FIBA women’s basketball Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers.

Olympics qualifiers: D’Tigress seeded with Japan, Brazil, Great Britain in pot 3

Nigeria women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, has been seeded in pot three alongside Japan, Brazil and Great Britain ahead of the draw ceremony for the 2020 Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 108

Nigeria’s D’Tigress lands in pot three of 2019 Olympics Games qualifiers

The African Champions are in pot three alongside Japan , Brazil and Great Britain, while the other Africa representatives Mozambique landed in pot four alongside Korea, Puerto Rico and Sweden.
Rafael Nadal instigated a Spanish comeback against Russia in the Davis Cup on Tuesday by capitalising on a raucous home crowd to beat Karen Khachanov in straight sets.

Rafael Nadal hails ‘amazing atmosphere’ as Spain beat Russia at Davis Cup

Rafael Nadal instigated a Spanish comeback against Russia in the Davis Cup on Tuesday by capitalising on a raucous home crowd to beat Karen Khachanov in straight sets.
Dr Hans-Gert Pottering, Former President of the European Union Parliament, on Tuesday in Abuja, said that leaving the European Union was one of the worst decisions made by Britain.

Hans-Gert Pottering: Brexit worst mistake by Britain

Dr Hans-Gert Pottering, Former President of the European Union Parliament, on Tuesday in Abuja, said that leaving the European Union was one of the worst decisions made by Britain.
Andy Murray has been named in Great Britain’s squad for the new-format Davis Cup in Madrid next month.

Andy Murray named in Great Britain squad for revamped Davis Cup

Andy Murray has been named in Great Britain’s squad for the new-format Davis Cup in Madrid next month.
Sports minister Sunday Dare has hailed long jumper, Ese Brume, for ending Nigeria’s wait for an IAAF World Championships medal after two fruitless trips to Beijing, China in 2015 and London, Great Britain in 2017.

Doha 2019: Sports minister hails Ese Brume, Tobi Amusan

Sports minister Sunday Dare has hailed long jumper, Ese Brume, for ending Nigeria’s wait for an IAAF World Championships medal after two fruitless trips to Beijing, China in 2015 and London, Great Britain in 2017.
Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino make it Liverpool's half at Stamford Bridge

Liverpool to play Club World Cup at 2022 World Cup stadium

Liverpool are set to play in a brand-new 2022 World Cup venue when they compete in the Club World Cup in Qatar in December.
The stadium is sparsely filled for the second session at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo-Nariman El-Mofty)

Doha 2019: Divine Oduduru hits semifinal in 200 metres

Divine Oduduru has qualified for the semifinal of the men’s 200m after recording one of the fastest time among the losers at the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

IPOB drags Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Enugu.
Young star Noah Lyles thundered past an A-list field in the men's 100m of the Diamond League event in Zurich, to win in a time of 9.98.

Diamond League: Noah Lyles focuses on breaking Usain Bolt’s 200 metres world record

Noah Lyles will focus on the 200m at next month’s World Athletics Championships as he aims to break Usain Bolt’s record.

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Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of the institute, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in a telephone interview in Lagos.

Institute begins free virus screening, gives criteria

As the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research begins a free screening for COVID-19 on March 30 in Lagos, only invited individuals will be tested.
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings

The Cross River State Government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.

US prepares emergency evacuation of citizens from Nigeria

The United States government is preparing emergency flights to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria over fear of escalation of Coronavirus in the country.