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The postponement of the 2020 Olympics delivers a short-term blow to US broadcasting giant NBC but the network is unlikely to suffer lasting damage from the bombshell decision, analysts say.
Simone Biles, the most decorated American gymnast with 30 Olympic and world championship medals, has excited fans with a four-second video clip of a training vault no woman has performed in competition.
The Argentine posted a photo on social media showing him on crutches with his right leg in a brace and the caption in Spanish and English that said “time to go home to rest” and said thank you “for all the love and support you give me in these difficult times.”
Reigning world outdoor 100m hurdles champion Nia Ali and reigning Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal will meet in a 60m hurdles showdown at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix, organizers announced Thursday.
Nigerian heavyweight contender Efe “The One And Only” Ajagba 11-0 (9 KOs), has withdrawn from Saturday’s fight against once beaten Jack Mulowayi (7-1-1, 3 KOs) after injuring his back in training last week.
Abductors of Samson Siasia’s mother, Mrs Ogere Beauty Siasia, are understood to have lowered their ransom to N30million.
Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray moved closer to a single come back six months after hip surgery, joining brother Jamie for a doubles victory Wednesday at the ATP Washington Open.
Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi hopes he can help the team claim a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt after finishing in third position with the side the last time the North Africans hosted the tournament in 2006.
African 200m record holder (22.04), Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, will be back on the IAAF Diamond League train when it makes its sixth of 14 stops on Sunday at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat, Morocco for the Meeting International Mohammed VI of Athletics.
Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her legal challenge against new IAAF gender rules, will race in the 800 metres in Friday’s Doha Diamond League after making a late entry, organisers said Thursday.
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.
Football legend Pele was taken to a Paris hospital as a precaution on Wednesday after suffering from an “infection” but is “doing well”, according to members of his entourage.
The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has secured scholarship for 11 Nigerian athletes from the International Olympics Committee (IOC) ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
South Africa partly lifted a two month-old coronavirus lockdown on Monday, letting people outside for work, worship, exercise or shopping, and allowing mines and factories to run at full capacity to try to revive the economy.
A front line aspirant in the Edo State Governorship Race, Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu, on Wednesday obtained the nomination form of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja.
The Northern Governors’ Forum said it is shocked and devastated over the death of former Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru.
Liverpool players have shown their support for the Black Lives Matter movement as Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho called for "justice" over the death of American George Floyd.
Popular Nigerian Singer Tiwa Savage has bemoaned the poor supply of electricity in the country.