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France to play the Davis cup semi-final at Roland Garros

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France will play the Davis cup semi-final against defending champion, Czech Republic at Roland Garros, home of the French open.  

Super Eagles to face Bafana Bafana in the qualifiers for 2015 AFCON

4 years ago /

Reigning African champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in Group A of the qualifiers for the 2015 Africa cup of nations, Afcon in Morocco.

Vladimir to battle Leapal this weekend in a World Championship

4 years ago /

World heavy weight boxing champion, Vladimir Klitscho is set to battle Australia’s Alex Leapal in a World Championship title fight slated for Germany this weekend.

NNL suspends three players

4 years ago /

Nigeria National League NNL, has suspended three players of Remo Football Club for the rest of the season.

Ecclestone's trial commences

4 years ago /

The trial of Formula One Chief Executive Bennie Ecclestone began on Thursday in a German court.    

Preparations for second edition of Okpekpe road race gear up

4 years ago /

Organizers of the 10 kilometre Okpekpe road race have reaffirmed May 3, 2014 as date for the race.  

 

FIFA lifts Barcelona transfer ban

4 years ago /

FIFA has lifted Barcelona’s transfer ban until a final decision on their appeal.  

Sharks secure away victory to go top of NPFL

4 years ago /

The Blue Angels added to the misery of the Crocodile Boys in Kaduna while Giwa FC's fairy tale in their debut season continued in Jos with a 1-0 win over Akwa United.

Bayelsa United confident of qualifying for group stage of CAF Confederation Cup

4 years ago /

Players and officials of Bayelsa united are confident of progressing to the group stage of this year’s Caf Confederation Cup competition despite their loss to Sewe sports of Cote’ d Ivoire in the first leg play off encounter in Abidjan.

 

Johan Bruyneel banned for 10 years

4 years ago /

Lance Armstrong’s former team manager,  Johan Bruyneel has been banned ten years for his involvement in doping by the United States anti-doping agency, USADA.  

 

Super Falcons lose in friendly match

4 years ago /

Ahead of next month’s Africa Women Championship qualifier, the Super Falcons lost 3-1 to Siasia Boy’s Academy in a warm up match played at the Goal Project Pitch of the Abuja National Stadium on Monday.  

 

Brazilians await arrival of Super Eagles

4 years ago /

Brazilian football fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Super Eagles at the 2014 Fifa World Cup, from June 12.

 

Manchester United sack manager David Moyes

4 years ago /

Manchester United has confirmed the departure of manager David Moyes, bringing a rapid end to a shortlived and unhappy reign at the Premier League champions.

 

Real Madrid battle hard to win Copa del Rey

4 years ago /

Real Madrid have shown their supremacy over arch rivals FC Barcelona in the 2013/2014 season.

Britain names Steve Cram as its advisor ahead of 2016 Olympics

4 years ago /

The British athletics endurance programme has named former world champion Steve Cram as its advisor and mentor ahead of the 2016 Olympics.

 

Flying eagles to face Supreme Court FC in warm up friendly

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s national under-20 team will continue their build up to the 2015 Africa Youth Championship qualifier with a friendly against Supreme Court Football Club of Abuja on Thursday.

 

Bayelsa United pip Nembe City in Niger Delta derby

4 years ago /

Two goals by Ebimobowei Peter was all Bayelsa United needed to edge rivals NembeCity in their week six Nigeria professional football league match played at the Krisdera hotel stadium in Omoku, Rivers state, south-south Nigeria.

 

Shaibu Amodu advises Nigerian coaches to get CAF licensing

4 years ago /

Nigerian coaches have been advised to take advantage of the coaching course for obtaining the CAF license C certificate.

 

Nigerian football referees advised to be updated

4 years ago /

Nigerian football referees have been advised to keep updating their knowledge of the game, if they hope to be selected for international events.

 

Chiney Ogwumike is WNBA's top overall draft pick

4 years ago /

Nigerian born college basketball player, Chineye Ogwumike, has been drafted to the women’s NBA by the Connecticut Sun.