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Nigeria At 60: Sports Ministry To Celebrate 60 Sports Icons To Mark 60th Independence...

Sixty of Nigeria's most outstanding achievers in sports will be celebrated in sixty-day long ceremony at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja as part of the country’s 60th Independence anniversary celebrations, Sports Minister Sunday Dare has said.

Principals’ Cup Expanded To Six Events, Set To Go International

The National Principals' Cup will be expanded beyond its traditional football base and will now feature events in Athletics, Table Tennis, Boxing and Badminton, Sports Minister Sunday Dare has revealed. Dare disclosed the...

2020 French Open: Injured Osaka Pulls Out Of Claycourt Major

Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the upcoming French Open with a hamstring injury, she said on Thursday. The 22-year-old Japanese first picked up the injury last month at the Western and Southern...

2020 French Open: Organisers Cut Spectator Numbers Due To Spike In Covid-19 Cases

Only 5,000 spectators per day will be allowed to attend the French Open following a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) has said. Last week,...

Tony Ngwube Unveils Plan To Transform Volleyball In South Eastern Nigeria

Former volleyball player Tony Ngwube has outlined his ambition to make Nigeria's South East a volleyball hub. Ngwube, who represented Anambra State in his playing days says he wants to nurture world...

Former World Athletics Boss Lamine Diack Jailed For Corruption

Former IAAF president Lamine Diack has been handed a two-year jail sentence for his role in a scheme that allowed Russian athletes who paid millions to cover up doping violations to keep competing when they should...

Segun Toriola: Inept State Sports Councils “Killing Sports In Nigeria” (AUDIO)

Nigerian table tennis legend Segun Toriola has hit out at State Sports Councils, accusing them “of killing sports in Nigeria”, and failing in their task of providing support and structure for talented athletes to have successful...

International Rugby League To Support Growth Of Sport In Nigeria – IRL Chair...

International Rugby League (IRL) chairman Graeme Thompson believes Nigeria has the right conditions for the sport to thrive and has pledged the support of the IRL in helping grow the sport in the country.
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HFN Sets Tentative Date For Prudent Energy Handball Premier League

The Handball Federation of has tentatively scheduled the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League for October in Abuja. A statement by the HFN secretary-general Alhaji Maigidansama Mohammed said the top tier handball league which was...

2020 US Open: Dominic Thiem Wins Maiden Slam After Stunning Come Back

It took four finals but finally, Dominic Thiem is a Grand Slam champion, achieving the feat in dramatic fashion after he fought back from two sets down to stun Alexander Zverev in the final of the...

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2017 U-17 World Cup Review: Mali Thrash Iraq To Secure Last...

West African side Mali are through to the quarterfinal at the tournament in India after they thrashed Iraq 5-1 in their last 16 game. Lassane...

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