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Former D’Tigers guard, Chamberlain Oguchi, has been named Nigeria’s best basketball player in the last decade, by continental governing body FIBA Africa.

Chamberlain Oguchi named D’Tigers Player of The Decade

Former D’Tigers guard, Chamberlain Oguchi, has been named Nigeria’s best basketball player in the last decade, by continental governing body FIBA Africa.

NYCFC investigating sexual harassment allegations involving David Villa

New York City FC has confirmed that the club is investigating allegations of sexual harassment levelled at former star David Villa.
A 16-year old promising Nigerian female basketball player Deborah Onu is dead.

Nigerian basketball player dies of tuberculosis

A 16-year old promising Nigerian female basketball player Deborah Onu is dead.
Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.

Orji Okwonkwo scores in Montreal Impact Concacaf Champions League draw

Orji Okwonkwo scored the first goal of the Thierry Henry era after Montreal Impact played to a 2-2 draw with Deportivo Saprissa in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16 on Wednesday.
Former Fulham captain Brian McBride, a three-time World Cup striker for the United States, was named Friday as the new US national team general manager by the US Soccer Federation.

Former Fulham captain Brian McBride named USA general manager

Former Fulham captain Brian McBride, a three-time World Cup striker for the United States, was named Friday as the new US national team general manager by the US Soccer Federation.
Air Warriors and 2019 Nigeria Women Premier Basketball League Most Valuable Player, Murjanautu Musa, has expressed delight after been included in coach Otis Hughley’s list of 14 players for next year’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in Belgrade, Serbia.

Nigeria women basketball MVP excited with national team call-up

Air Warriors and 2019 Nigeria Women Premier Basketball League Most Valuable Player, Murjanautu Musa, has expressed delight after been included in coach Otis Hughley’s list of 14 players for next year’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in Belgrade, Serbia.
Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) suffered her second defeat in the hands of Nigeria Police Force on Day 3 of the ongoing Nigeria Premier Volleyball League in Abuja.

Voleyball League: Police detain NSCDC as Customs impounds Immigrations

Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) suffered her second defeat in the hands of Nigeria Police Force on Day 3 of the ongoing Nigeria Premier Volleyball League in Abuja.
Montreal Impact striking sensation Orji Okwonkwo is eagerly being expected at the national U-23 camp in Abuja as the Olympic Eagles brace up for the forthcoming Total U-23 Africa Cup of nations to be hosted by Egypt between November 8 and 22.

Orji Okwonkwo: Hard work‘ll earn Nigeria Tokyo Olympics ticket

Bustling Montreal Impact striker Orji Okwonkwo has said hard work and luck will earn the Olympic Eagles one of the continental’s three tickets to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Football Tournament as the 2019 Total CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) gets underway in Egypt today.
The best fighters across the country will today converge in Lagos for the 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Federation hails athletes’ impact at Korean Ambassador’s tournament

The Nigerian Taekwondo Federation has hailed the national team athletes for their impact at the just-concluded 10th Korean Ambassador’s Cup tournament which took place in Lagos.
La Liga giants, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are eyeing a move for Golden Eaglets captain, Samson Tijani, at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid eyeing a move for Golden Eaglets ace

La Liga giants, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are eyeing a move for Golden Eaglets captain, Samson Tijani, at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Rashidi Yekini

Minister, Nigerians celebrate Rashidi Yekini’s posthumous birthday

Sports Minister Sunday Dare and football loving Nigerians celebrated the late Super Eagles attacker, Rashidi Yekini, on his posthumous 56th birthday.
The best fighters across the country will today converge in Lagos for the 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Lagos comes alive for 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup

The best fighters across the country will today converge in Lagos for the 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.
Wilfred Ndidi scored for the second time this season, as Leicester City moved to third place on the Premier League table, after recording a massive 5-0 win over Christian Atsu’s Newcastle United at King Power Stadium.

Wilfred Ndidi excited after scooping MVP award

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is looking forward to fulfilling week after he was names the Most Valuable player in Leicester’s 5-0 drubbing of Newcastle on Sunday in the English Premiership.
A former NBA star and retired captain of Nigeria national basketball team, Olumide Oyededi, on Monday said that his basketball camp had produced over 40,000 beneficiaries since inception 20 years ago.

Olumide Oyedeji basketball camp has over 40,000 beneficiaries – organisers

A former NBA star and retired captain of Nigeria national basketball team, Olumide Oyededi, on Monday said that his basketball camp had produced over 40,000 beneficiaries since inception 20 years ago.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr questions Kelechi Iheanacho’s national team’s commitment

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has questioned Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho’s commitment and professionalism to the national team.
Ini Umotong

Falcons’ attacker Ini Umotong bags first class degree in England

Super Falcons’ attacker Ini-Abasi Umotong has bagged a First Class Degree in Economics from the University of Southampton, England.
African Footballer of the Year Asisat Oshoala has maintained the top target is for the Super Falcons to qualify for next year’s World Cup and personal glory is not as important.-1

Asisat Oshoala, Francisca Ordega, Thembi Kgatlana make final shortlist for 2018 CAF Women’s Player...

Nigeria internationals and Super Falcons forwards, Asisat Oshoala and Francisca Ordega will battle South Africa’s Thembi Kgatlana for the 2018 CAF Women’s Player of the Year award after making the final three announced by the Confederation of Africa Football today (Tuesday).
Aisha Mohammed

Aisha Mohammed, Ginette Mfutila named in FIBA ACCW All Star Team

Two First Bank Basketball players, Aisha Mohammed and Ginette Mfutila, were named in the All-Star Five team of the tournament at the just concluded 2018 FIBA Africa Champions Cup for Women.

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Ekiti governor mourns ex-assemblyman

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Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupts for third time in a week

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