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Nigeria in search of fresh talents in badminton

4 years ago /

The Badminton Federation of Nigeria BFN, is combing the nooks and crannies of the country in search of budding talents to take over from some ageing players in the national team.

Obasi dreams of world cup

4 years ago /

Nigerian International Chinedu Obasi scored a goal and provided an assist to help Schalke 04 beat Hertha Berlin two nil on Saturday in the German Bundesliga.

FCT teams battle for spots in NPFL

4 years ago /

Teams representing the Federal Capital Territory in the Nigerian National League have been encouraged to put in more effort as they battle to gain promotion to the Nigerian Professional Football League.

First Deep Water and First Bank dominate in Women basketball

4 years ago /

Defending champions of Nigeria Basketball Women’s League, First Deep Water of Lagos have continued to sink other teams at the phase one of the 2014 edition in Abuja.

Man City beats Man United

4 years ago /

Manchester City dealt a devastating blow on Manchester United on Tuesday with a three-nil bashing that confirmed city’s favorable contention for the English Premier League title.

Walter Oyatogun's funeral arrangement released by family

4 years ago /

The family of the late veteran sportscaster, Walter Oyatogun has announced his funeral programme.

NFF says tenure of the League Management Company will soon elapse

4 years ago /

The Nigeria Football Federation says the tenure of the league management company will officially come to an end when elections are held into the board of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

NPFL results

4 years ago /

The Nigeria Professional Football League entered week 3 at the weekend with Akwa United and Lobi Stars dictating the pace.

EPL fixtures today

4 years ago /

Action resumes in the English Premier League today with three matches.

Ethiopians dominate Rome marathon

4 years ago /

Shume Hailu Legese emerged winner of the twentieth edition of the Rome marathon on Sunday, a race dominated by Ethiopian runners.

Nigeria beats Mexico

4 years ago /

Nigeria remains favorite to win the FIFA under-17 women’s world cup in Costa Rica, after the flamingoes trounced Mexico three nil in their last group match Monday morning.

Federal government to continue its support for sports, says Minister of sports

4 years ago /

The federal government has again pledged its continuous support for sports development as a means of creating employment and economic empowerment for the youths.

Pistorius trial to continue in May

4 years ago /

The murder trial of South African double amputee athlete, Oscar Pistorius has been extended to the middle of May.

Okon invites 40 for the Africa women championship qualifier

4 years ago /

The super falcons of Nigeria will begin their build-up to the Africa women championship qualifier against Rwanda with an open camping programme in Abuja on April 6.

El Kanemi to play in Kano

4 years ago /

El Kanemi warriors of Maiduguri will now play their home matches at the Kano pillars stadium in Kano after the league management company suspended matches in Borno due to security concerns in the city. 

Tiger Woods out

4 years ago /

World number one golf player, Tiger Woods, will miss this week’s Arnold palmer invitational due to a back injury.

Champions League: Robin van Persie fires Manchester United into quarter-finals

4 years ago /

Robin van Persie netted a hat-trick as Manchester United overturned a two-goal first-leg deficit to reach the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Olympiakos.

Pistorius trial update

4 years ago /

A key police ballistics expert is giving evidence at the murder trial of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria.

Flamingoes seeking their quarter final ticket against Columbia

4 years ago /

After their brilliant performance against China people’s republic, Nigeria’s flamingoes will be seeking their quarter final ticket against Colombia early Thursday morning in the FIFA under-17 women’s world cup in Costa Rica.

Chealsea through to quarter-final

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A magnificent display by Chelsea and a decisive victory by Real Madrid earned the two clubs their quarterfinal tickets in the 2014 UEFA champions league on Tuesday.