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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 US sprint star – who only narrowly avoided being banned last year after three violations of anti-doping “whereabouts” rules across 2018 and 2019 – revealed details of his latest missed test in a statement on Twitter.
Phil Neville says he always intended to leave the England Women’s team after three years to take a job in club football.
Senegal legend El-Hadji Diouf says Nigeria’s Austin Jay Jay Okocha is the most talented footballer Africa has ever produced.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been discussing how it might help international sports federations overcome financial losses linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisation revealed on its website.
Despite an illustrious international career that saw him feature in all categories of the Nigeria’s national teams, Benedict Akwuegbu has told Complete Sports that he now regrets representing his fatherland in international football instead of Austria that also offered him a great opportunity.
Senior international Olympics official John Coates said on Saturday the delayed Tokyo Olympics could end up being the greatest Games ever, coming next year as the world emerges from COVID-19 crisis.
The now 46-year-old former Nigeria international was a joy to watch during his playing days both at the club and national level. The former AFC Leopards midfielder has explained why he will go for the former Super Eagles star.
Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori said that the Olympic Games, already postponed to 2021, would be “scrapped” if they could not take place then, according to an interview published on Tuesday.
Rafael Nadal says he is very pessimistic about the possibility of tennis returning to normal any time soon because of the new coronavirus pandemic that shut down the sport last month.
Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi has disclosed that the absence of enough foreign base professionals cost the team a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.
Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) has confirmed the death of the country’s two-time Olympic 800m finalist Donato Sabia from Coronavirus disease.
Legendary Nigerian midfielder John Obi Mikel has been slammed by his compatriot Dosu Joseph.
The postponed Olympic Games will now begin on July 23 next year and run until Aug. 8, the head of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee said on Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to plan for them properly this year.
Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest marathon man, reckoned his first reaction was shock when he heard at home in Kenya that the 2020 Olympic Games had been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.
Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.
Gianluigi Buffon set a new Serie A appearances record on Saturday as the 42-year-old goalkeeper played his 648th Italian top-flight match in Juventus’ game against Torino.
As airline operators and other organisations in the Nigerian aviation industry prepare to recommence operations, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has reiterated its readiness to ensure safe flight in the industry.
The Chairman of SKYE Hospital, Akure, Dr Ikubese Thomas-Wilson, has urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu to urgently meet with the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in order to bring the striking doctors back to work.
The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH, has confirmed five positive coronavirus cases in the state.
Pep Guardiola "interfered in medical matters" at Bayern Munich, according to former team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt, who says the highly-rated coach thought he "knew everything better than I did".