Oboh ends on joint 22nd spot, shifts attention to Ladies European Tour
Nigeria's female representative in the golf event of the Argentina 2018 Youth Olympic Games, Georgia Oboh ended her campaign at the global fiesta tied on 22nd position with South Africa, China, Denmark, and Germany, who are among the top 26 nations in the sport. 32 countries participated in the event. Nigeria presented two players, Oboh…
Oboh, Thompson ready to rumble as Argentina 2018 Youth Olympics begins
Nigeria's Georgia Oboh and Jordan Thompson are set to begin their campaign in the golf event of the Argentina 2018 Youth Olympic Games, which begins tomorrow in Buenos Aires. Oboh and Thompson were among the first set of players to arrive in Argentina, as they wanted to acclimatise with the weather and also acquaint themselves…
Team Nigeria departs for Buenos Aires with 17 athletes
The 17 athletes chosen to represent Team Nigeria in seven sports at the forthcoming Youth Olympic Games in Argentina departed for Buenos Aires yesterday hopeful of winning medals to enhance their chances of graduating into the main Olympics in 2020. Team Nigeria will feature in athletics, badminton, boxing, canoeing, golf, table tennis and wrestling at…
Nigeria signs code of conduct to actively fight terror
Nigeria has signed a Code of Conduct, aimed at joining efforts by the global community to actively engage in the fight against terror in all its forms. Nigeria’s delegation to the meeting on the margins of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York, was led by the…
IMF making progress on new Argentina crisis loan deal
International Monetary Fund officials are "making important progress" on a new crisis loan deal for troubled Argentina, which continues to see its currency decline, the fund said Monday.
Argentina name under-17 boss as interim coach
Argentina have named current under-17 coach Lionel Scaloni as interim boss for upcoming friendlies against Guatemala and Colombia.
Argentina awaits arrival of future champions as IOC lights Youth Olympics’ flames
The same site that saw the rise of the Olympic Games in the modern era in 1896 was the epicentre for the ritual led by an actress playing the role of a high priestess.
Former hot-shot Kempes joins Maradona in offering to coach Argentina
Hot on the heels of Diego Maradona, another Argentine World Cup winner has thrown his hat into the ring to become the next national team coach.
Argentines caught between love and indifference for Maradona
Argentine legend Diego Maradona is a controversial idol, worshipped as a god for his World Cup-winning exploits but whose life of excess has left a tormented public back home torn between veneration and derision.