Thursday, 2nd December 2021
Breaking News:


18 May 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday signed an agreement to work together to promote health through sport and physical activity
9 May 2020
Ultimate Fighting Championship chief Dana White's determination to drag the mixed martial arts series out of coronavirus quarantine culminates Saturday in UFC 249.
23 Apr 2020
From Premier League stars reliving their own iconic moments to the documentary that broke records in America, the lack of sport during the coronavirus lockdown has triggered a wave of nostalgia among fans and players.
28 Mar 2020
World Athletics president Sebastian Coe admitted Friday that settling on a new date for the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 will not satisfy everybody.
14 Mar 2020
Nigerians love their number one sport. They also love their national football teams, particularly the Super Eagles, with a passion. The rest of the world appreciates what Nigerian players bring to the table of football
3 Feb 2020
Taking into account the fundamental role sports play in building physical and mental capacity in children, Maltina has unveiled its school games project.
6 Jan 2020
Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka has revealed her excitement at meeting her idol Beyonce, saying the US singer "smelled expensive" and gave her a morale-boosting pep talk at a low point last year according to AFP. The two-time Grand Slam champion, who will be defending her Australian Open title this month, bumped into Beyonce and her…
2 Dec 2019
The session remains one of the best organized technical sessions on sports development I have attended in 31 years. I have been involved in sports matters after our woeful performance at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
14 Sep 2019
There is always something confounding about South Africa. When I first heard the word ‘Apartheid’, it was in connection to South Africa. The country was one of the last bastions of slavery in the world.
5 Sep 2019
The management of the Polytechnic, Ibadan has banned sporting activities on its campuses. The school in a statement from the directorate of students’ affairs said its decision to ban sporting activities was as a result of the security situation in the institution.
9 Aug 2019
Asian companies, especially Chinese, are constantly being accused by Western manufacturers and media of stealing and copying ideas, and infringing patent rights. But this is not the case. Reverse Engineering is perfectly legal and, indeed, the most efficient method of adapting products to emerging market needs.
26 Jul 2019
When a nation’s leaders see a vision and work towards achieving it, they set their people on a path towards self-reliance. In July 2017, former Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed made a statement that generated a ripple effect in the sports industry. “We will amend the NBC code to ensure that our Premier League improves. We will make sure that in the Code if you spend one million dollars to support a foreign football club like Manchester United in Nigeria, you will not be allowed to air that programme unless you spend 30 per cent of that money to promote Nigeria’s league,” he said. I wrote about it in August (Can protectionism rescue Nigerian sport?), exploring how it can be achieved.


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A court in southern Libya on Thursday reinstated Seif al-Islam Kadhafi, son of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, as a candidate in next month's presidential election, Libyan media reported.
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Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has fixed Dec. 15 to rule on the admissibility of the confessional statement of Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James, who is facing allegations
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Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Thursday said he would not impose any governorship aspirant of his choice on the people of Rivers come 2023.
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Streaming giant Netflix will release the final five episodes of its Spanish hit series Money Heist on Friday. Created by Spain's private Antena 3 network, the thriller about a gang of thieves and their elaborate heists fast became Netflix's most-watched series not in English after the platform picked up the show in December 2017. The robber characters…
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The IMF on Thursday urged advanced economies in the G20 to extend and improve its debt relief initiative, warning that many countries face a dire crisis without the help.