Porbeni attacks sports festival organisers over ‘poor’ selection of events
For about five years, former Nigerian jumper, hurdler and sprinter, Seigha Porbeni, was the ‘commander-in-chief’ of Delta State Sports Council, leading the state teams to many national and international competitions.
Presidency’s fund for sports festival ready, Dare assures Obaseki, LOC
After series of postponements, a green light has finally come for the 20th National Sports Festival, tagged, Edo 2020, as Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, assured Edo State government...
Sports Festival to aid Nigerian wrestlers for Olympic qualifiers
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) have announced plans to get the country’s wrestlers ready for the Africa/Oceania Olympic qualifying tournament from April 2 to 4, and the preceding 2021 African Championships
Edo athletes hit camp for sports festival, Mills wants Tokyo Olympics cancelled
Edo State athletes and their coaches are expected to hit camp tomorrow ahead of the February 14 commencement date of the 20th National Sports Festival. The festival, tagged Edo 2020, was earlier fixed for January 3, 2021, but the state government kicked against it. It was initially slated for March 2020 but was postponed to…
Muaythai federation seeks ministry approval on Sports festival
Muaythai Federation of Nigeria (MFN) has called on the sports ministry to grant the body a letter of approval to authenticate the federation’s participation as a demonstration event at the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival, which now holds in January next year.
We have not fixed dates for Edo 2020 Sports Festival, says Okowa
The chairman of Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Committee, Tonobok Okowa, has clarified the committee’s position on the timeline for the festival, saying that only the Federal Government can fix dates for the competition.
Okowa pledges continuous support as College of Commerce wins school sports festival
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said his administration would continue to develop school sports to encourage the development of raw talents.
800 schools battle for honours as Abia School Sports Festival begins
About 800 Abia State government-approved private and public primary/secondary schools are to compete in the re-activated Abia State Schools Sports Festival, tagged “Catching them Young,”