News - Sports

Pre-National Sports Festival Road Show Postponed

6 days ago /

The ministry of youth and sports development has announced the postponement of the pre-festival activities earlier lined up following the successful launch of the logo and mascot last week in Abuja.

Nigeria Crashes Out Of U-21 Africa Volleyball Nations Cup

6 days ago /

Nigeria crashed out of the 17th edition of the Africa u-21 volleyball nation’s cup on Friday in Abuja, the federal capital.

Coast Clear For NFF Elections.

6 days ago /

The coast is now clear for the 20th September elections into the NFF executive committee 2018-2022.

Gov Udom Emmanuel Rewards Akwa Utd With N70m

1 week ago /

2017 AITEO cup winners, Akwa United of Uyo are 70 million Naira richer. This is courtesy of the governor of Akwa Ibom state, Udom Emmanuel who doled out the sum at a reception in honour of the team.

Go Round FC Declares Player Missing

1 week ago /

The management of Go Round Football Club Omoku has declared striker Shedrack Oghale missing from the team’s camp.

2018 AITEO Cup Hits Round Of 32

1 week ago /

The round of 32 matches for the 2018 AITEO cup have been made public, the draw was held on Wednesday at the boardroom of the Nigeria Football Federation in Abuja.

Controversy Trails Serena Williams’ Fine At U.S. OPEN

1 week ago /

The last has not been heard of the incident that nearly brought the game of tennis to disrepute at the 2018 U.S open as two bodies in charge of the game shared contrasting views to the incident.

Lobi, MFM, 3SC Crash Out Of 2018 AITEO Cup

1 week ago /

Lobi stars of Makurdi have crashed out of this year’s AITEO cup in the round of 64. The crowned league champions lost to standard football club on penalties after the game ended goalless at regulation time.

National Youth Games Open In Ilorin

1 week ago /

The fourth edition of the National youth games was officially declared opened on Monday by the Minister of youth and sports development, Solomon Dalung at the sports complex of the university of Ilorin, Kwara State Capital, north central Nigeria

Djokovic Beats Del Potro To Win Third US Open

1 week ago /

Novak Djokovic clinched his third US Open title on Sunday with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 triumph over Juan Martin del Potro, taking him level with Pete Sampras's mark of 14 Grand Slams.

Rovers FC Discovers Five Players From Talent Hunt

1 week ago /

No fewer than five young talents have been discovered by the Rovers Football Club of Calabar in rural communities to join the junior category of the club.

Nigeria’s U-20 Women’s Volleyball Team Gets Thumbs-Up

2 weeks ago /

The president of Nigeria volleyball federation, Musa Nimrod has heaped praises on the women's team over its performance at the recently concluded u-20 women's Africa nations cup in Nairobi, Kenya.

U.S Open Tennis: Nadal Into Semis

2 weeks ago /

Defending champion Rafael Nadal battled into the semifinals of the U.S open on Wednesday after an epic quarter finals clash with Dominic Thiem.

Nff Bans, Fines Salisu Yusuf

2 weeks ago /

The Nigeria Football Federation’s ethics committee on fair play has banned the Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf from all football –related activities for one year.

AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Battle Ready

2 weeks ago /

The technical crew of the super eagles now have the compliments of all the invited players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers against Seychelles on Saturday.

Salah, Ronaldo And Modric In Race For World Best Player Award

2 weeks ago /

Barely four days after contending for the UEFA best player award, the trio of current Africa footballer of the year Mohamed Salah, will Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric go head to head for the best FIFA men's player award for 2018.

Ronaldo Buys Highest Shares In Spanish Club

2 weeks ago /

Brazil world cup winner Ronaldo De Lima has become the highest shareholder of Spanish top flight team Real Valladolid, after purchasing a 51 percent controlling stake in the club.

Nigeria Launches Sports Fund

2 weeks ago /

The minister of youths and sports development, Solomon Dalung has launched an initiative that will see ninety athletes from 5 disciplines benefit from a trust fund ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in japan.

WAFU B Championship: Golden Eaglets Loose

2 weeks ago /

Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the CAF u-17 nation’s cup suffered a blow on Monday as the golden eaglets narrowly lost their opening game of the West Africa football union b championship in Niger

CAF Confederation Cup Quarter Finalists Know Opponents

2 weeks ago /

Successful teams to the quarter finals of the 2018 CAF confederation cup now know their opponents after the draws in CAF headquarters Cairo Egypt.