Sunday, 1st October 2023


2 days ago
There are indications that some top officials of various sports federations participating in the ongoing 7th National Youth Games (NYG) in Asaba, Delta State, are under pressure not to send disqualified overaged athletes away from their various camps.
3 days ago
  Allegations of cheating with the use of overage players have dominated the National Youth Games in Asaba, Delta state. And only a few years ago, the immediate past President General Worldwide, Government College Ughelli Old Boys Association, Arc. Charles Majoroh came hard on attempts by some schools to desperately corrupt the enviable GCU Relays…
4 days ago
Athletics events at the Seventh National Sports Festival began at Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, yesterday, with several ex-internationals that operate young talents academy-outfits positioning themselves at strategic points to woo best performing young athletes.
26 Sep
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the ongoing Seventh National Youth Games in Asaba, Delta State has explained the rationale behind accommodation situation, which has resulted to some athletes sleeping on mattresses on the floor.
23 Sep
United States-based board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Victor Okorie, has declared that the probe panel set up last week to look into its finances from 2021 to 2023 will not in any way divide the federation’s members.
23 Sep
Determined to wrestle the top position from host, Delta State, Team Edo has presented a 356-man contingent (made up of athletes, coaches, and officials) at the 7th National Youth Games. 
23 Sep
The 2023 edition of the Government College, Ughelli (GCU) Relays, will be held on November 18 instead of its regular first week. This is in deference to the national off–cycle elections in Imo, Kogi, and Bayelsa states.
22 Sep
• 4,500 athletes to compete There were indications, yesterday, that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will declare the 7th National Youth Games open tomorrow. An official of the Organising Committee told The Guardian, that they were expecting President Tinubu at the opening ceremony holding at the Stephen Keshi Stadium. Although the official said they were waiting…
20 Sep
After putting up a decent performance in the women’s 200m semifinal at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, last month, U.S.-based Nigeria’s sprinter, Favour Ofili, sat at a corner of the stadium complex to reflect of her event.
20 Sep
Nationwide Division One League one (NLO) side, SGFC Athletics Sports Club, will take part in one of the biggest scouting tourneys in Nigeria, SPOCS Scouting Championship.
19 Sep
Kayode Yahaya, coach of the world silver medallist, Nigeria’s Ese Brume, has revealed that the athlete narrowly missed the opportunity of winning the long jump event at the Diamond League final at Oregon, on Sunday night, due to a ‘sudden’ injury. Brume, who grabbed her World Silver medal at the same venue during the 2021…
19 Sep
• AIU takes files appeal against her to CAS, appeals Disciplinary Tribunal’s Decision World Record holder in 100m hurdles, Tobiloba Amusan, says she need to ‘rest’ after winning the Diamond League on Sunday night in Eugene, Oregon, United States. The Nigerian ran 12.33sec, a Season Best, to retain her Diamond League title at the Prefontaine…
18 Sep
A statement by Tony Nezianya, Public Relations Officer, NOC, in Lagos, said NOC was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Chief Akintola Williams, a true icon in the world of accounting.


41 mins ago
Leicester thrashed Blackburn 4-1 to return to the top of the Championship on Sunday.
1 hour ago
The match officials at fault for a botched VAR call that cost Liverpool a goal in their 2-1 defeat at Tottenham on Saturday have been removed from duty for the rest of the Premier League weekend.
1 hour ago
Four Paris Saint-Germain players on Sunday apologised for offensive chants aimed at rivals Marseille after a Ligue 1 game, saying they "sincerely regretted" their words.
10 hours ago
Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) Technical Director, Augustine Eguavoen, has described the country’s football development after 63 years as phenomenal, saying the national teams at all levels were among the best in the world. Nigerians across the world are counting their fortunes after 63 years of Independence today, and according to Eguavoen, although sports have had…
10 hours ago
It was an exciting day for gamers as 9mobile once again partnered with Gamr Africa to host the 2023 Player 9 E-sports Tournament in Lagos. The event brought together gaming enthusiasts, professionals and beginners to experience a festival-like gaming thriller. To participate, gamers registered online and onsite using the 9mobile-GAMR platform. Following this, the event…
10 hours ago
Over 100 players are competing at the second Lekki Scrabble Classics (LSC), which began yesterday at Ikoyi Club 1938. The tournament, which was strategically set to coincide with Nigeria’s 63rd Independence anniversary, is expected to create the necessary ambience to mark the special national day. This year’s championship also bears a special tag as it…
11 hours ago
Chairman of the Nigerian National League (NNL), George Aluo, has described the 1XBet Cup slated to debut next month as a welcome contribution to the country’s grassroots football development. Aluo, who said the championship, which kicks off on October 3, will unearth hidden talents from different parts of the country, advised clubs in all levels…
1 day ago
AC Milan overcame a struggling Lazio 2-0 on Saturday to provisionally take top spot in Serie A, while Victor Osimhen came off the bench for Napoli and scored in a 4-0 win at Lecce. Christian Pulisic gave Milan the lead on the hour at the San Siro when he slammed in a bobbling pass from…
1 day ago
Manchester City's perfect start to the Premier League season came undone in a shock 2-1 loss to Wolves, as Manchester United slumped to a 1-0 home defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
1 day ago
Napoli secured their second Serie A victory in four days as Victor Osimhen came off the bench and scored in a 4-0 win at Lecce to lift the Italian champions up to third.