News - Sports

Former Sports Minister calls on the FG to release funds early for the Olympics

5 years ago /

Former Sports Minister Samaila Sambawa has appealed to the federal government to quicken the process of releasing the 2014 budget to enable the Sports Ministry prepare Team Nigeria adequately for the 2014 Commonwealth games.

Upcoming matches in the African Nations Championship, CHAN

5 years ago /

The 2014 African Nations Championship, CHAN, continues today in Group B as Uganda hopes to make it their second consecutive victory when they face Zimbabawe in Group B.

Updates on the African Nations Championship, CHAN

5 years ago /

Nigeria’s Super eagles bounced back from the opening game loss to Mali to beat Mozambique by four goals to two in their second at the Africa Nations Championship, CHAN in Capetown.

David Ferrer advances to the second round at the Australian Open

5 years ago /

World number three David Ferrer defeated Colombia’s Alejandro Gonzalez 6-3, 6-4, 6-4, to advance into the second round of the Australian Open.

NUGA games 2014 to begin in February

5 years ago /

The 24th Nigeria University Games, MUGA, earlier scheduled to hold in 2013 will now begin on February 12 at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state.

 

Date for the NWFL Congress set for February 1

5 years ago /

The general congress of the board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has been scheduled for Lokoja, the Kogi state capital.

Venus Williams suffers early defeat in Australian Open

5 years ago /

Former grand slam champion, Venus Williams bidded an early farewell to the Australian Open with a 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 defeat to Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova in the first round of the tournament played at Margaret Court arena, Melbourne, Sunday.

Super Falcons through to next round

5 years ago /

Nigeria’s super falcons are through to the final round of qualifiers for the 2014 Africa Women’s Championship, AWC in Namibia.

Details of the GLO-CAF Awards in Lagos

5 years ago /

The Confederation of African Football, CAF  has awarded  the African player of the year 2013 to Yaya Toure of Cote D’ivoire for the third time.

How good are Mikel's chances in winning the award?

5 years ago /

The president of the Confederation of Africa Football, CAF, Issa Hayatou has arrived Lagos for the 2013 Glo-CAF awards on Thursday.

Capital One Cup results and fixtures

5 years ago /

Sunderland gained the upper hand on Manchester united by deservedly winning their Capital one cup semi-final first leg 2-1 on Tuesday to intensify the pressure on visiting Manager David Moyes after a testing week.

LMC releases list of requirement for Nigeria's Premier League clubs

5 years ago /

The League Management Company, LMC, has released a list of twenty five requirements to be met by the twenty Premier League clubs in Nigeria.

Super Falcons Head Coach names squad

5 years ago /

Super falcons head coach, Edwin Okon has named thirty players for the Africa womenís championship, AWC qualifying match against the Leone queens of Sierra Leone on February fourteen at the Abuja national stadium.

FA CUP FIXTURES AND RESULTS

5 years ago /

The English FA Cup third round matches played at the weekend saw league leaders Arsenal defeat their North London rivals, Totteham Hotspur two nil at the Emirate stadium to book their fourth round ticket against championship side Coventry city.

Ferrari fans to hold vigil for Schumacher outside French hospital

5 years ago /

Ferrari fans will hold a silent 45th birthday tribute to Michael Schumacher outside his French hospital on Friday with the seven times Formula One world champion in a coma and fighting for his life after a skiing accident.

SPORTS: English Premiership match details and results

5 years ago /

Late goals from Nicklas Bendtner and Theo Walcott spared Arsenal's blushes and kept them top of the Premier League in a 2-0 victory over Cardiff City as title rivals Manchester City and Chelsea also won on Wednesday.

Arsenal ends the year at the top of the table

5 years ago /

Olivier Giroud's header earned a scrappy win over Newcastle as Arsenal overtook Manchester City to regain top spot in the Premier League.

MOURINHO ACCUSES LUIS SAREZ OF DIVING

5 years ago /

Chelsea end the year just two points behind Premier League leaders Arsenal after an impressive performance against a Liverpool side which has now suffered successive league defeats.

Tottenham appoints new Manager

5 years ago /

Tottenham have appointed Tim Sherwood as head coach on a full-time basis.

Jose Mourinho comments on draw with Arsenal

5 years ago /

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has described the Premier League title race as "unbelievable" with two points separating the top five teams.