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Former Super Eagles’ coach Bonfrere Jo says the Super Eagles lacked the tactical cohesion to excel at just concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt but maintained that the team can excel if properly managed.
Nigeria moved two places up to 36th position in Fifa's latest women's world ranking.
Jet-heeled Manchester United-bound winger Daniel James was likened to eight-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Usain Bolt and Brazil icon Ronaldo by Hungary coach Marco Rossi ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2020 qualifier with Wales.
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will for now be able to run in her favoured 800 metres event without medication to lower her testosterone levels, her lawyers said on Monday.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
Former NBA star Lamar Odom has revealed he used a prosthetic penis to dupe drug-testers before competing at the 2004 Olympics for the United States, according to an upcoming memoir.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has stoutly defend the choice of his 25-man provisional teal list for the forthcoming Total CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019, insisting that addition of captain Mikel Obi was strategic towards a successful outing for the team.
Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunor finished second with a time of 11.07 seconds in the women’s 100m event at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday.
Semenya, a double Olympic champion, was fighting measures imposed by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) that compel “hyperandrogenic” athletes — or those with “differences of sexual development” (DSD) — to lower their testosterone levels if they wish to compete as women.
Next year’s men and women’s Olympic marathon events will start at 6 a.m. local time to prevent the worst of Tokyo’s blazing summer heat, organisers said on Tuesday.
Former international Nwankwo Kanu has given accolades to retiring Osaze Odemwingie as a perfect gentleman who comported himself both on and off the pitch.
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says switching allegiance from the Netherlands to Nigeria was his best career decision ever.
Female coach, Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Akuh Purity, believes World Wrestling Championship silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg), has gathered enough experience to win gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.
Troops of the 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday allegedly invaded the Azagbene community in the Ekermor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and burnt down houses after chasing away residents.
Ini Umotong scored a goal as Brighton thrashed Crystal Palace 5-1 to launch their preseason training activities in style.
The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property has summoned the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr Mele Kyari, over alleged $1.8bn owed the Federal Government by Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (ExxonMobil).
The Defence Headquarters yesterday said its operations launched to wipe out banditry, kidnapping and robbery in the North West part of the country have killed 132 armed bandits, recovered 39 firearms and 2,437 rounds of ammunitions between May and July.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday confirmed that its planned policy to restrict allocation of foreign exchange (FOREX) for milk importation and other diary products into the country will soon become effective.
Nkunku came through the youth ranks at PSG but after failing to truly find a place in their first XI, has been allowed to leave for the Bundesliga.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received briefing from the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, over Shiites bloody protests in Abuja.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has submitted documents requested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to the Presidential Elections Tribunal.
Brazil star Neymar is keen to leave Parc des Princes, with a return to Spain via Barcelona or Real Madrid considered his most likely escape route.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), says it has sealed 13 fuel service stations in Sokoto and Kebbi states for under dispensing and operating without valid license.