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Russia will be barred from competing at the 2022 World Cup, with the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) hitting the nation with a four-year ban from all major sporting events.
Russia will discover Monday whether they will be banished from sporting competitions, including the Olympic Games, for four years when the World Anti-Doping Agency hold a crunch meeting in Lausanne.
Super Falcons forward Francisca Ordega remains upbeat the African champions will bounce back from recent setbacks and qualify for the next African women’s cup of Nations in 2020.
Veteran D’Tigress player Aisha Balarebe has stated that the Nigeria women basketball national team have been handed a huge advantage in the race to pick a ticket for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games after been drawn alongside USA, Serbia and Mozambique.
Gov. Babatunde Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says 30 Gold Label Runners and 25 Silver Label Runners have been invited as elite runners for 2020 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Feb. 8, 2020.
African Champions D’Tigress will battle host Serbia, 17 times Olympic Champions as well as Mozambique in the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.
Top Russian officials decried the recommendations by a World Anti-Doping Agency committee to suspend Russia from international competition over tainted athlete doping probes — the latest in a drawn out saga over accusations of Russian state sponsored doping that has roiled global sport since 2014.
Nigeria women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, has been seeded in pot three alongside Japan, Brazil and Great Britain ahead of the draw ceremony for the 2020 Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament.
David Notoane’s troops booked their place at next year’s world showpiece with a 6-5 penalty shootout win over Ghana in the Africa U23 Cup of Nations on Friday.g
Cup holders, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria, were knocked out of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw with South Africa at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday night.
Nigeria U-23 team must not lose in their third Group B game against South Africa in their 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations at the Al Salam in Cairo, Egypt.
Istanbul Basaksehir midfielder Okechukwu Azubuike and Mainz striker Taiwo Awoniyi have joined Nigeria at the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, ahead of their game against Zambia.
Dream Team VII squad members have been boosted by news regarding the arrival of team captain Azubuike Okechukwu ahead of Tuesday’s important clash against the U23 side of Zambia in Cairo.
Following the draws of the UEFA Women’s Champions League held in Nyon on Friday, Asisat Oshaola’s Barcelona have been drawn against Atletico Madrid in the quarterfinals.
Captain of Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to the 1993 Under-17 FIFA World Cup in Japan, Wilson Oruma, has said the team succeeded in winning the tournament because other countries underrated Nigeria.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
Britain went to the polls on Thursday to determine the immediate future of Brexit, in a vote described as the most important in a generation.
Mr Godwin Umukoro, Head, Legal Unit, Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), South-South zone, has urged youths to use social media to promote human rights struggles.
The civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the presidency for comparing Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare with Boko Haram militants.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.
A housewife, Amina Ahmad, on Friday in Kaduna dragged her husband, Uba Ibrahim, before a sharia court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, seeking divorce over unsettled differences.