Friday, 29th September 2023

Other Sports

15 Jul 2016
Former champion, Phil Mickelson, went clear at the top of the British Open first round leaderboard after a birdie at the short 14th at Troon yesterday.
15 Jul 2016
Players and enthusiasts coming for the 2016 Nigeria Cup are in for a pleasant surprise when they throng the Ikoyi Club for the Independence Day competition.
15 Jul 2016
Rory McIlroy ruffled a lot of feathers in the sports world Tuesday when he denounced golf as an irrelevant Olympic sport.
15 Jul 2016
Junior players willing to participate in the 2016 edition of the IBB Junior Open Championship are free to register for the event scheduled to tee off on August 17.
14 Jul 2016
World number one Lydia Ko says she's too excited about playing golf at the Olympic Games to worry about the Zika virus -- and most other women on tour feel the same.
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.


1 hour ago
Former Super Eagles captain Sunday Oliseh has advised Victor Osimhen to leave Napoli as soon as possible. Oliseh said this following the current state of affairs between Osimhen and Napoli. After missing a penalty in Napoli’s 0-0 draw away to Bologna at the weekend, a video mocking Osimhen was posted on Napoli’s TikTok account. This…
7 hours 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.
8 hours ago
GSS Apo ‘Apo Raptors’ emerged winners in the boys category of this year’s Power Forward event concluded at the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja. GSS Zone 3 ‘Wuse Fever’ were crowned champions in the girls category.
9 hours ago
The most anticipated football championship is finally here with us. It is the 2023/24 Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL), which will kick off in 20 centres across the country this weekend after many postponements.
9 hours ago
The Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF), is set to host the second edition of the West Africa Scrabble Championship scheduled for November in Abuja. NSF President, Engineer Toke Aka, said the federation is working closely with the Scrabble Associations of Ghana...