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The number of novel coronavirus infections around the world passed 15 million Wednesday, with Latin America and the Caribbean, one of the hardest-hit regions, notching more than four million cases.
The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, says hiring a top-quality coach for the Super Falcons remains the priority of the Federation.
Tokyo reported more than 240 new coronavirus cases, on Friday, marking the highest daily increase for the second day in a row, according to broadcaster NHK.
The retirement of two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan signals the end of a golden era of Chinese sporting superstars, state media said on Tuesday.
FIFA is now budgeting for this year’s revenues to come in a little more than half of its original projections, as a consequence of coronavirus.
Kenya hopes to break the ice and compete at their Olympic debut in taekwondo at the Tokyo Games in 2021 with Faith Ogalo having secured her ticket.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles and 1996 Atlanta Olympic gold medal winner Joseph Dosu who clocks 47 on Friday.
Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN ) has said Sunday Akinlabi Dare, the Minister of Sports and Youth Development has been a real blessing to the sport of athletics and indeed all sports since he was made the number one sportsman in Nigeria last August.
Two-time Olympic 800-meter champion David Rudisha underwent surgery on his left ankle on Thursday after fracturing it while walking on uneven ground at his home in Kilgoris in rural Narok County, Kenya, last week.
Two time Olympic Gold Medalist and 800m specialists Caster Semenya has revealed her intention to fight critics and others planning to pull her down to a standstill.
Senior international Olympic official John Coates said on Saturday he supports a decision by Queensland’s state government to postpone work on its bid for the 2032 Games while they focus on the novel coronavirus outbreak.
A senior Olympics official has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Games next year faces “real problems”, with even a vaccine unlikely to stave off the threat of the coronavirus.
Burundi's Ligue A becomes the first soccer action to resume in the post-coronavirus period in Africa as Musongati welcome Athletico Olympic on May 21.
Cycling legend Sir Bradley Wiggins and his wife Cath are separating after 16 years of marriage.
Multiple Olympic champion Mo Farah says the postponement of the Tokyo Games to 2021 could work to his advantage as the Briton will now have around 20 months to train for the defence of his 10,000m title having switched his focus back to the track.
Ngozi Okobi says the frequent changing of players was to blame for the struggles of Nigeria's senior women's team at the Women's World Cup tournaments.
Soldiers under Operation Sahel Sanity have succeeded in arresting about 22 suspected bandits, informants, and their food suppliers during various operations conducted in Katsina and Zamfara states.
A total of 21,764,618 Nigerians were unemployed as of June 2020, according to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Barcelona legend Rivaldo has responded to German icon Lothar Matthaus's assertion that Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski is the best player in the world ahead of Friday's Champions League clash, with the Brazilian still convinced Lionel Messi holds that honour.
Buhari, who made this pledge on Thursday during the inauguration of a police college in Endeh Hills area of Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area in Nasarawa State, said the measure was aimed at tackling the persistent banditry, kidnapping and armed robbery across the nation.
President Donald Trump said Thursday he had heard Democratic vice-presidential running mate Kamala Harris was not eligible to serve, stoking a false claim echoing the baseless "birther" theory he promoted about Barack Obama.
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 818 million children worldwide are at risk of getting infected with COVID-19 and other infectious illnesses.
A student of the University of Calabar, Miss Veroncia Bako, in the Department of History and International Studies has reportedly commit suicide after she was defrauded of N100,000
The Lagos State Government has said that 1,455 Lagosians who tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus pandemic are yet to turn up for admission at the various isolation centres.
The National Vice Chairman, South-South, of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dan Orbih, says All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, is behind the political instability rocking the Edo State House of Assembly.
Crystal Palace are on the verge of missing out on Queens Park Ranger midfielder Eberechi Eze after failing to increase their offer for the player.