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Sunshine Stars FC reshuffles technical crew

In the bid to reposition the team for better performance, the management of the Akure-based Sunshine Stars FC on Monday announced minor reshuffling of its technical crew.

Nigeria set for West Africa Triathlon Championship

Three athletes will represent Nigeria at the maiden edition of the West Africa Triathlon championship, which will take place in Accra, Ghana from November 9 – 11.
A view of the video assistant refereeing (VAR) operation room at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in Moscow on June 9, 2018. Mladen ANTONOV - AFP

CAF to use VAR in Champions League and Confederation Cup finals

The Confederation of African Football have announced that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used in the finals of both the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup in November and December respectively.

Nigerian female cyclists arrive Italy for Championship

Nigerian female cyclists arrived Rome, Italy, for the Giro Delle Marche In Rosa Cycling Tour ahead of the Invitational Female Cycling Championship.
Hockey

Hockey official sets 2020 Olympics target for Team Nigeria

Prof. Edigba Agbo, the Technical Director, Nigerian Hockey Federation on Friday said Nigeria will be ready to compete favourably with the best in the world at the 2020 Olympics.
Falconets

James Peters slams Falconets over poor tactics against China

Former Technical Director of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), James Peters, has declared as negative the tactics adopted by the Super Falconets at the on-going FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France.

Anthony Ikolo reappointed as scrabble national coach

The Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF) on Monday announced the reappointment of Coach Anthony Ikolo as the national coach.

Commonwealth Games: Federal government charges Team Nigeria

Olusade Adesola, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports, has advised Team Nigeria contigents for the XXI Commonwealth Games to obey rules and bring back medals for the country.

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Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
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Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.