Saturday, 23rd September 2023

Other Sports

13 Jul 2016
Treacherous and unfamiliar challenges lie in wait as the British Open returns to Royal Troon this week and Rory McIlroy returns to the hunt for the Claret Jug.
8 Jul 2016
“Anita Uwadiae and Tokunbo Pedro are among the best young players in the world right now and Isife has shown that he can hold his own against any opposition whenever the opportunity comes,” the source said.
1 Jul 2016
Secretary General of the Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF), Mr. Taiwo Oriss, is not comfortable with the belief in some quarters that the sport is for the elite and therefore does not deserve government patronage.
28 Jun 2016
World number one Jason Day on Tuesday became the latest golfer to withdraw from the Rio Olympics because of fears over the Zika virus.
24 Jun 2016
Nigeria will not feature in the golf event of this year’s Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil, not because the country lacks the players for the competition. The simple reason is that the qualifying system for the event makes it impossible for most African countries...
24 Jun 2016
The Nigerian Golf Federation (NGF) believes the country will continue to stutter in major multi-medal championships unless it changed its unfair treatment of other sports.
22 Jun 2016
Tiger Woods said Wednesday he is "excited" about his rehabilitation progress following back surgery but the 14-time major champion gave no sign he might play in July's two major championships.
22 Jun 2016
Golfing great Rory McIlroy delivered a blow to Ireland's hopes of an Olympic medal on Wednesday when he said he would not be going to the Rio Games over fears of the Zika virus.
20 Jun 2016
Dustin Johnson ended years of misery at the majors with a come-from-behind win in the US Open at Oakmont on Sunday, but he was given a huge fright late on over a potential rules violation.
19 Jun 2016
Shane Lowry is expecting a few "twists in the tale" at Oakmont on Sunday as he tries to become the first player from the Republic of Ireland to win the US Open. The burly 29-year-old world number 41 from County Offaly set the stage for what would be a historic win for his country by…
19 Jun 2016
The US Open was left finely poised late Saturday when fading light forced third round play to be called off with Ireland's Shane Lowry leading a chasing pack all primed to pounce. A total of 32 players out of the 67 who made the cut were unable to finish their rounds before nightfall. They will…
17 Jun 2016
This falls under the immovable object umbrella, but happens so often that it deserves its own section. Relief is granted from sprinkler heads only if your ball, intended stance, or swing is interfered with.


5 hours ago
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation’s (UNIDO), Gerd Müller, have met to look at ways to explore opportunities for African cotton-producing nations...
6 hours ago
Super Eagles Head Coach, Jose Peseiro, believes that Victor Osimhen can win the Ballon d’Or in the future. Osimhen is among the 30 players nominated for the 2023 men’s Ballon d’Or.
6 hours ago
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.
7 hours ago
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. 
7 hours ago
Nigerian football is not thriving as well as it should because of the bedeviling internal crisis that endlessly rocks elections into the board of the federation, and throws up administrators that do not represent the best of the country’s rich football stock.