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After Morocco lost the bid to host the 2021 ITTF World Championships to United States, President of ITTF, Thomas Weikert believes can still bid in future for the biggest table tennis tournament in the world.
Some athletes and spectators at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja say they are getting worried at the quality and performance of those officiating at the competition.
No fewer than 10,000 boxing fans are being expected at the GOtv Boxing Night 17 at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos on December 28, the organisers said on Thursday.
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s proposed fight against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa will definitely go ahead on New Year’s Eve, according to the CEO of the promotional company organising the mixed martial arts event.
South Africa have called on the fans to come out in their numbers to cheer them to victory Saturday afternoon against the Super Eagles in a “momentous” clash.
Casual workers engaged by the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the just concluded African Senior Athletics Championship, on Monday, staged a protest over alleged unpaid allowances by their employers.
Mexico football fans are believed to have caused a minor earthquake as they celebrated their team's shock win over Germany at the World Cup.
Serena Williams continued her tennis comeback with a 7-6(5) 7-5 win over Kiki Bertens at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday, setting up a third-round encounter with her sister Venus.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.
Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) interrogated Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, following a petition by Legislatives Aides, it was learnt on Sunday.
The Executive Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof Sadiq Radda, has explained why the Federal Government released some seized items to their owners.
Nigeria international Mikel Obi agrees that there are world class players in the current Chelsea set-up, but is worried that no one possesses the right leadership skill needed to motivate the team to challenge for honours.
Kampala and Kigali traded accusations Saturday after Ugandan police accused Rwandan soldiers of entering the country and killing two men, further stoking tensions between the two countries.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the Facebook revelation, detailing the devious manipulations and engineering of disinformation in the 2019 general election by President Mohammadu Buhari’s handlers and the All Progressives Congress, APC, had exposed them as schemers and real enemies of the nation’s democracy and national cohesion.