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19 Oct
Team Lagos has clinched the gold medal in the female football event at the ongoing sixth National Youth Games holding in Ilorin, Kwara State. The state of the Centre of Excellence
30 Aug
Nigeria will face defending champions, Italy, today in a round of 16 games at the ongoing 2021 FIVB U-19 Boys World Volleyball Championship holding in Tehran, Iran.
16 May
The Lagos State inter-club volleyball competition, which commenced on Friday, will end today at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.
13 Apr
Upcoming volleyball star, Edesiri Oghenerukewe, has dedicated the gold medal she won at the National Sports Festival to her late father.
30 Oct 2020
All is set for the fifth edition of Ilupeju Township Games (ITG), which will see talents from the five divisions of Lagos State battle for honours next month. According to the organisers, this edition will hold on a bigger scale with more sports to be competed for by athletes from all towns across Lagos State.…
18 May 2020
The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has donated palliatives to all the states’ associations to reduce the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic on athletes.
18 Sep 2019
As part of efforts to reposition volleyball in the country, the Nigeria Volleyball Federation’s (NVF) Ambassador in Diaspora, Prince Babatunde Omisore has disclosed that over 100 balls...
1 Jun 2019
After the male national volleyball team secured their All Africa Games ticket in Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire recently, their female counterparts is set to begin their AAG qualifying race tomorrow at Abuja. The tournament will take place from June 2-6 according to the organisers. Speaking ahead of the qualifiers, head coach of Nigeria Senior women’s volleyball…
15 Mar 2019
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has called on state governors to change their attitude towards Nigeria’s sport development by making adequate budgetary provisions for the sector. He said the experiences of some sport directors during the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja was very pathetic as most of them had to travel  to Abuja with the…
9 Mar 2019
Team Special Olympics (SO) Nigeria will be taking part in eight events at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, which began yesterday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate. It will end on March 21st. The SO Nigeria, which is made up of 84-man delegate, consists of 60 athletes, who will participate in Athletics, Badminton, Basketball,…
16 Feb 2019
Nigeria Team is in full training mode as they get ready to represent the country at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games, with an 86-man delegate consisting of 60 Special Olympics Nigeria Athletes and 26 Officials. The Games will hold from the 14th – 21st of March 2019 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Special Olympics…
14 Dec 2018
Uyo zone came second with 15 gold, 18 silver and 10 bronze, while the Fleet zone came third with 10 gold, 8 silver and 15 bronze medals. The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Rear Adm. David Adeniran, said that the command would continue to reward personnel, who excelled during the championship, noting that, the…

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