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Unseeded Tunisian Ons Jabeur sent Chinese hope Wang Qiang crashing out of the Australian Open on Sunday to become the first Tunisian woman to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final.
Caroline Wozniacki's glittering tennis career ended in tears at the Australian Open on Friday when she was dumped out by lower-ranked Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.
World number 29 Wang Qiang has knocked out seven-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams in a three setter 6-4 6-7 7-5 in a third round duel on Friday.
German coach Gernot Rohr said the Super Eagles have the strength in depth to weather the storm and ensure progress after Nigeria was drawn against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar.
Nigeria have been drawn to square up against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals.
Former Super Eagles assistant coach Bitrus Bewarang has stated that he would prefer a difficult Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying group for the country.
“Anyone they bring for us will be good, every team is tough in Africa, so we are going to try our best against any team that falls in our group. We know it will be very tough, but we are prepared for battle,” Chukwueze said.
Super Eagles Technical adviser Gernot Rohr will miss the 2022 FIFA World Cup draws tomorrow, as such, the general secretary, Muhammad Sanusi, is to represent the NFF at the event.
Super Eagles midfielder and Al Adalah new signing John Ogu was impressive in his debut for the club in the quarterfinals of the King’s cup on Friday at the Al Ansar Club Stadium (Medina) against Al Nassr.
Coach of Nigeria’s handball national team Rafiu Salami has declared that Nigeria is ready and good to go ahead of the fast approaching Handball Cup of Nations which begins on the 16th of January 2020 in Tunisia after the team wrapped up preparation for the competition with a 25–21 win over Congo on Sunday.
After recording some groundbreaking achievements last year, President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali is hopeful that 2020 will be even ‘better’ for the sport in the country.
Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
Award winning filmmaker, Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuiyigbe, will represent Nigeria at the prestigious Pan-African Film Festival (PAFF).
Stan Wawrinka hopes the Qatar Open ends his worrying title drought although the fanfare surrounding the newly-created ATP Cup more than 10,000km away in Australia means his efforts this week may struggle to register barely a blip on the global tennis radar.
Tunisia legend Tarek Dhiab has been reappointed Minister for Youth and Sports, a role he filled for two years from December 2011.
Two-time Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) has reflected on her performance in the year 2019 and gave thanks to God almighty for her achievements.
Michael Jordan mourned the death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday, saying the Los Angeles Lakers icon was “like a little brother” to him.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a former Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani.
The club-record signing has only featured sporadically under Mourinho due to a series of injury issues, with his manager making little attempt to hide his frustration.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) staging area at Gashigar in Borno, and neutralised several of the insurgents.
The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.
South Korea’s Quarantine Authorities on Tuesday said they are ratcheting up efforts to contain a new type of Chinese coronavirus amid reports that the virus can spread among people.
The 19-year-old has four senior caps for Ecuador and is currently representing his country in the pre-Olympic Championship.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China’s Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Saturday.
Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.
Members of a civil society group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, have stormed the embassy of the United States of America in Abuja; seeking extension of visa ban to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, and six other Justices of the Supreme Court.