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15 Sep
The leadership of the forum of Directors of Sports of the 36 States of the federation, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have paid a familiarisation visit to the Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Enoh....
14 Sep
Head Coach of Nigeria’s U18 Women Handball team, Shittu Agboola, has released the final list of players that will participate at the 19th Africa Women’s Youth Nations Championship, which will hold in Monastir, Tunisia. The championship will hold from September 16 to 23. The national U18 girls have been in camp at the Rowe Park…
14 Sep
SFFL Showtime League X, foremost co-ed American flag football league, will debut in Lagos on September 24, 2023 with 10 teams competing in the season. The teams, which will compete during the season comprising of nine weeks are, Outlaws, Lagos Mavericks, Spartan FC Lagos, Dragons, Lagos Athletics, Lagos Rebels, Lagos Raptors, Lagos Panthers, Titans and…
13 Sep
The Minister of Sports, Senator John Owan Enoh, Wednesday in Abuja met with representatives of the Sports Performance Reward Fund and described the project as a private sector fit that falls in line with the ‘new hope agenda’ of the Tinubu administration. Senator Enoh said the initiative had the potential to galvanise sports development from…
12 Sep
Nigeria weightlifter, Ruth Ayodele, won three medals in the women’s 64kg category at the 2023 IWF World Championship, which ended in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday. Ayodele got two silvers and one bronze medal, lifting 100kg in the Snatch event, 122kg in the Clean and Jerk as well as 222kg in the Total. The 23-year-old…
11 Sep
Fame foundation has intensified the push to raise awareness among the teeming population of youths on the benefits associated with breakdancing which will feature as a sporting event at the 2024 Paris Olympic.
11 Sep
Nigeria-born New Zealand-based UFC fighter, Israel Adesanya, has promised to return stronger following his defeat in the early hours of Sunday. He lost to his American opponent, Sean Strickland, who won to become the new UFC Middleweight Champion.
11 Sep
After their victory at the IHF Women’s Trophy Africa Continental Phase recently, the Nigerian U18 women handball team will participate in the Africa Women’s Youth Nations Championship, which will hold in Monastir, Tunisia from September 16 to 23.
10 Sep
Pay TV outfit, MultiChoice, owner of DStv and GoTV, has announced a partnership with one of the biggest cycling events in Africa, Cycling Lagos, which is scheduled to hold on October 21 and 28, 2023.
9 Sep
Presiding Bishop of TREM Church, Dr. Mike Okonkwo, has said that Nigeria is faced with issues of not discovering much talents in sports from the grassroots because most individuals and corporate organisations that organise sporting events does not put enough commitment aimed at keeping the tournament going for a long time. Speaking at the final…
8 Sep
This year’s International Pairs Golf Championship, scheduled to hold at the prestigious Ibom Icon Golf Resort in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State between September 15th and 18th promises to be an exceptional event for participants. This heightened anticipation is attributed to the valuable collaboration of prominent brands like Pepsi, the Chief Executive Officer of the Falcon…
8 Sep
The management of the National Stadium swimming pool has said it would strive to upgrade the facilities of the complex.  The aim according to Mr Charles Ogochukwu, is to keep the pool up to international standards and give Nigerian swimming enthusiasts a facility to practice their sports.


4 hours ago
Alex Sandro will be out for at least two weeks after picking up a hamstring injury in training, Juventus said on Thursday.
8 hours ago
Despite recording a 6-0 win against São Tomé and Principe in their final 2023 AFCON qualifier, Nigeria’s Super Eagles dropped from 39th to 40th in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world ranking, The ranking was published on FIFA’s official website on Thursday, 21 September 2023. In Africa, the Super Eagles are sixth behind 2022 FIFA World…
9 hours ago
Inter Miami shrugged off an injury concern to Lionel Messi to boost their Major League Soccer playoff hopes with a a 4-0 thrashing of Toronto FC 4-0 on Wednesday.
10 hours ago
Victor Osimhen was named Man of the Match after helping Napoli beat Sporting Braga 2-1 in their Group C opening game of the 2023/24 UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night. Napoli posted a photo of Osimhen with the Man of the Match award on their X handle. Osimhen did not score, but he put in…
15 hours ago
The Nigeria Rugby national team, Back Stallions, has been eliminated from the Paris 2024 Olympics after finishing in eighth position at the Africa Cup 7s qualifier held in Zimbabwe.