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The Undertaker Sets Sight On Retirement

WWE character The Undertaker has set sights on bringing his 30 years career to an end. The Undertaker, 55, whose real name is Mark Calaway suggested he was not returning to the ring anymore...

Igali Worried About Covid-19 Fallout For Nigerian Wrestling (AUDIO)

President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali is worried athletes would experience stringent scrutiny and difficulty in procuring travelling documents when competition returns after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Igali Bemoans Impact of Pandemic on Wrestling (AUDIO)

President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation Daniel Igali has lamented the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the sport in the country. Nigerian wrestlers, like their counterparts elsewhere, have been training individually away from the mats without sparring since March,...

NWF Mourns Late Weightlifting Federation Boss Yahaya Muhammad

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has expressed huge shock over the untimely demise of the President of the Nigeria Weightlifting Federation Hon. Yahaya Muhammad, who died on Sunday in Kano. The Weightlifting Federation boss, who until his death served as...

Coronavirus: NWF Hopeful of Revised Wrestling Schedule – Igali (AUDIO)

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) says it is hopeful of announcing a revised programme of activities for the year by June at the latest after the coronavirus pandemic utterly disrupted both national and international wrestling calendars. The global COVID-19 pandemic...

Wrestling: NWF Inducts Seven New Members As Adekuoroye, Oborududu Get Cash Rewards

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has inducted seven new members into its Champions Club following their gold medal-winning efforts at the last three African Senior Wrestling Championships. According to statement signed by the Media Officer of the Federation, Emeka Dennar,...

Wrestling: Olympic Qualifier Postponed Over Coronavirus Fears

The Africa/Oceania Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Qualifier earlier slated for 13 – 15 March, in El Jadida, Morocco, has been postponed indefinitely by organizers over fears of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). COVID-19 has claimed over 3,000 lives globally, with more...

Wrestling: Adekuoroye Hails Sports Minister, Halogen Over Adopt Initiative (AUDIO)

Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) has hailed Nigeria’s Sports Minister Hon. Sunday Dare for his brainchild – the Adopt Initiative – while also thanking security outfit Halogen Ltd for adopting her ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in...

Wrestling: Olympic Qualifiers Camp Opens In Yenagoa

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) will on Monday, 24th February, open camp for the forth-coming Africa/Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, this is according to the president of the federation Hon. Daniel Igali. The qualifiers will take place...

Adopt Initiative: Ministry Signs MoU With Halogen Company for World No. 1 Adekuroye

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Ministry for adopted Nigerian wrestler and World No.1 in the 57kg class Odunayo Adekuroye, with her adoptors, Halogen...

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Southern & Western Open: Naomi Osaka Withdraws From Semis In Protest...

Naomi Osaka withdrew from the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday in protest against racial injustice hours after she had booked...

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