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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr. Sunday Dare has commended Total E&P Nigeria Ltd for their commitment towards the Development of Basketball as well as the Youth.

Sports minister tips D’ Tigers, D’Tigress for laurels in Tokyo

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has commended Total E&P Nigeria Ltd for their commitment towards the Development of Basketball as well as the Youth.
Two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka booked a place in the quarter-finals of the US Open Sunday with a straight-sets win over Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit.

Japan’s Naomi Osaka reaches US Open quarter-finals

Two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka booked a place in the quarter-finals of the US Open Sunday with a straight-sets win over Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit.
Brazil have become one of the few nations to confirm their women's and men's football teams will receive equal pay.

Brazil women, men football teams to receive equal pay

Brazil have become one of the few nations to confirm their women's and men's football teams will receive equal pay.
Super Falcons attacker Francisca Ordega has revealed that Arsenal legend Thierry Henry had a big impact on her football career.

Benue honours Super Falcons star Francisca Ordega

Benue State government has bestowed its honour on her illustrious daughter, Super Falcons star, Francisca Ordega.
Montpellier have appointed their former player and ex-Nigeria international John Utaka as coach of their U19 team.

John Utaka: Austin Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu inspired me to football heights

Former Super Eagles attacker John Utaka has attributed his football achievements to former national teammates, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha and Nwankwo Kanu.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Tokyo Olympics: Non-contact sports to resume training in Port Harcourt – minister

Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, says non-contact sports athletes will soon resume training in Port Harcourt, Rivers, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
The giant Olympic rings are seen in the dusk at the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo, Japan, March 22, 2020. REUTERS-Issei Kato-File Photo

Qatar join race to host 2032 Olympic Games

Qatar will seek to host the 2032 Olympic Games, it said on Monday, joining a crowded field and raising questions about scorching summer temperatures and underwhelming attendances at past events.
Board member of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation Professor Morakinyo Olatunde has stated that Nigeria wants to host and win the qualifying tournament for the Beach Volleyball event of the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Nigeria wants to host and win 2021 beach volleyball Olympic qualifiers

Board member of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation Professor Morakinyo Olatunde has stated that Nigeria wants to host and win the qualifying tournament for the Beach Volleyball event of the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Super Eagles legend Austin Okocha reveals biggest regret

Legendary Nigerian midfielder Augustine ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha says he regrets not winning the CAF African Footballer of the Year award.
Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq scored a first career hat-trick as Partizan Belgrade 6-2 big win over Javor Ivanjica in their Serbian Super Liga encounter at Partizan Stadium.

Sadiq Umar may replace Vitor Osimhen at Lille

Partizan Belgrade of Ser­bia striker Sadiq Umar may replace compatriot, Victor Osimhen, at Lille Metropole of France, se­quel to his stunning form this season.
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.

Kenya seeks to win taekwondo medal at Tokyo Olympics

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.
Reigning world 100m champion Christian Coleman is facing a two-year suspension after revealing on Tuesday he missed a drugs test last December.

World 100m champion faces suspension after new missed test

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: England women’s job a stepping stone to club football

Phil Neville says he always intended to leave the England Women’s team after three years to take a job in club football.
Former Nigerian international Austine Jay Jay Okocha once said he never knew he is a black footballer until he got to, where he suffered racial abuse while playing in the German Bundesliga.

El-Hadji Diouf rates Jay Jay Okocha Africa’s most talented footballer

Senegal legend El-Hadji Diouf says Nigeria’s Austin Jay Jay Okocha is the most talented footballer Africa has ever produced.
The International Olympic Committee came under pressure to speed up its decision about postponing the Tokyo Games on Tuesday as athletes criticised the four-week deadline and the United States joined calls to delay the competition.

IOC to discuss providing financial support to international federations

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.
Benedict Akwuegbu – a former Super Eagles striker, has touched up the lives of some of his retired colleagues with a surprise car gifts amid the biting Covid-19 pandemic.

Benedict Akwuegbu: Why I regret playing for Nigeria instead of Austria

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.
Tokyo Olympics organisers are eyeing next July as a start date for the postponed Games, Japanese media reported Sunday, following the historic decision to delay the event due to the coronavirus.

John Coates: Tokyo Olympics could be ‘greatest ever’

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.

Francis Xavier: Nigeria still struggling to find Austin Okocha’s replacement

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.

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Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general's office said on Saturday.

Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition activist

Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general's office said on Saturday.

Edo election: Gunshots reported in Akoko-Edo

There was reported sporadic gunshots at Uneme-Nekhua, ward 1, unit 9 in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, where the Deputy Majority Leader, House of Representatives, representing the constituency, Peter Akpatason, voted.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has expressed concerns over the rising cases of COVID-19 in the State’s rural areas.

Governor El-Rufai to participate in Kaduna Marathon competition

Governor Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state has said that he had already registered to participate in the forthcoming Kaduna International Marathon and would not do more than 5km.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo Governorship election on Saturday, Sept. 19 cast his vote at Ugboko ward 4, unit 26, Orhionmwon Local Government Council of the state at about 9- 25 a.m.

Edo election: Pastor Ize-Iyamu wins polling unit

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has won the election in his polling unit.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Wolves attacker Diogo Jota in a deal worth a reported €45m.

Jurgen Klopp: Why Liverpool pushed to complete Diogo Jota signing

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed why the Reds pushed hard to sign Diogo Jota from Wolve after completing a £45 million ($58m) deal on Saturday.