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Powerful International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah said on Monday he had temporarily stepped down from his roles in the Olympic body amid an ongoing legal case in Switzerland.Kuwait’s
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, and president of the Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), Engineer Habu Gumel, have charged the newly inducted patrons of the NOC to assist Nigeria to excel in sports by support NOC and also rededicate themselves to the development of sports in their domains.
A group of Japanese doctors on Wednesday urged Olympic organisers to start the Tokyo 2020 marathon as early as 5:30am, saying failure to do so could “lead to deaths” from heatstroke.
Patrick Baumann, the 51-year-old Secretary General of basketball’s world governing body, has died of heart attack at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said on Monday.
Patrick Baumann, 51-year-old Secretary General of basketball’s world governing body, has died of a heart attack at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said on Sunday.
The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday backed calls by Japanese organisers to implement daylight savings time at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as concerns mount over athlete safety in soaring temperatures.
Nigeria have lost the hosting rights for the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2022 to Senegal, which submitted a better proposal.
The federal government has solicited the support of Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in its current remediation (NAOC) efforts in the Niger Delta region, noting that such activities were hamstrung by paucity of funds.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Thomas Bach, the head of the International Olympic Committee, at the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday, TASS news agency reported on Wednesday, citing the Kremlin's spokesman.
The Palestine Football Association head has urged fans to burn pictures of Argentina striker Lionel Messi and replicas of his shirt if he plays against Israel in Jerusalem next weekend.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has warned the International Oil Companies and Oil Producers Trade Section (IOC/OPTS), operating in the country not to induce lawmakers.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Thursday that it will appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal against the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to lift doping bans on 28 Russians.
South Korea appears to be reluctant to form a unified football team with North Korea at the upcoming Asian Games, a report by the country’s new agency indicates.
Dr Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has called for more collaboration between the academia and the oil and gas industry on research, to attract investments into country.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s Brand Innovation Light Up Nigeria Energy Conference themed “Repositioning The Energy Sector For Growth” which would hold on May 15th, 2018 at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos.
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says out of the over N41billion disbursed for community projects in Niger Delta, about N15billion went to Rivers State under the Global Memorandum of Understanding.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Mr. Asishana Okauru, has advised the would-be successor of the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to sustain what he called the momentum of rapid development of the state.
The Defence Headquarters has accused Amnesty International (AI) of allegedly undermining the war against insurgency and criminality in Nigeria, saying the human rights organisation is not interested in lasting peace in the country.
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Monday in Abuja warned that Nigeria risked being delisted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) if urgent action was not taken.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the public endorsement that heralded the policy document of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a confirmation the document ”embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians”.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Monday, admonished corps members to avoid acts capable of threatening the smooth conduct of the 2019 general elections in the country.
The US Treasury placed a Russian-born South African man on its sanctions blacklist on Monday for allegedly helping North Korea avoid an international embargo on its energy purchases.
The bodies of two migrants have been recovered off the coast of Italy’s Sardinia, with eight others reported missing, emergency services said on Saturday.
Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country's attorney general disclosed that several hundred million dollars was embezzled from the firm.
North Korea has decided to expel a US citizen who illegally entered the country last month, Pyongyang’s official KCNA news agency said on Friday.