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Pacquiao ready to face Mayweather

4 years ago /

Hall of fame trainer, Freddie Roach, has revealed that avenging losses to Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez are the primary targets of Manny Pacquiao but believes the Filipino will one-day face Floyd Mayweather.

FIFA fears World Cup will be delayed

4 years ago /

World football governing body, FIFA is already having fears about the state of readiness of infrastructure for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

NPFL readmits Giwa FC

4 years ago /

Giwa FC has been granted provisional admission to participate in the 2013/2014 Nigeria Professional Football League season.

FIFA bans Barcelona

4 years ago /

The disciplinary committee of the world football governing body, FIFA, has sanctioned the Spanish football federation and FC Barcelona for breaches to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18.

Bayelsa United to face Sewe FC of Cote D'Ivoire in CAF confederation cup

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s surviving representative in the 2014 CAF confederation cup, Bayelsa United, has been drawn to take on Sewe FC of Cote D’Ivoire in the playoff for the quarter final.

Russian, Ukrainian boxing teams put aside tensions

4 years ago /

The current political tension that has persisted between Russia and Ukraine, did not play out at the high-profile world series of boxing quarter final clash between Russian and Ukrainian amateur boxers in Moscow on Monday.

Nigerian Basketball Federation wants more funding from government

4 years ago /

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Tijani Umar, says the federal government should fund federations directly to enable them produce good results from within and outside.

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.