Nadal pulls out of China Open, Shanghai Masters World number one Rafael Nadal has pulled out of next month's China Open and Shanghai Masters tournaments, to allow his knee injury to recover. The injury forced the 32-year-old to retire from his US Open semi-final earlier this month. He also missed Spain's Davis Cup semi-final defeat by France at the weekend. The...... read more
BREAKING: World Nations set to storm Abuja as Nigeria Taekwondo Open gets int’l status Less than 24 hours after 2018 National Youth Games (NYG) ended at the University of Ilorin, Kwara state, the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) has announced readiness to stage the second edition of Nigeria Open which has transformed to an international competition. To this end, countries in parts of the world and...... read more
BREAKING: D'Tigers continue unbeaten run, run down Senegal Nigeria just overwhelmingly defeated Senegal 89-61 to continue their unbeaten run to nine.  Details continue...... read more
Ronaldo puts on scoring boot, nets first goal, brace at Juve Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first competitive goal for Italian champions Juventus and then added a second in Sunday’s fourth Serie A game of the season, against Sassuolo in Turin. According to AFP, the 33-year-old tapped in on the line after a goalmouth scramble on 50 minutes, and added a...... read more
BREAKING: D'Tigers maintain unbeaten record, become first Nation to qualify for FIBA W/Cup Nigeria's D'Tigers on Saturday became the first country to qualify for upcoming FIBA World Cup in this format, scheduled for China. DTigers maintain took their unbeaten record at the qualifiers after they defeated Central Africa Republic 114-69. It was Nigeria's victory in Lagos that put both Nigeria and Tunisia over the...... read more
BREAKING: Reprieve for Nigeria football as Golden Eaglets overpower Starlets, pick U-17 AFCON ticket Nigeria rode majestically back to the Africa U17 Cup of Nations after the Golden Eaglets defeated Ghana’s Black Starlets 3-1 on penalties (following 1-1 in regulation time) in the final of the CAF U17 WAFU B Qualifying Tournament in Niamey on Saturday. A pulsating encounter at the Stade General Seyni Kountche...... read more
Ekundayo sets up boxing academies in Nigeria, London, targets more glorious times The European International Boxing Federation champion, Larry Ekundayo has vowed to continue putting Nigeria in good light in the boxing world by winning more laurels. The boxer who defeating John Thain in London in a fight that lasted 12 rounds to win the European International Boxing Federation title on 13 July...... read more
FCT picks first ever ‘çombat’ gold as Osun wins taekwondo event at NYG Osun state have emerged winners of this year’s Taekwondo event after carting away a total of three medals out of available 16 medals at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) at University of Ilorin, Kwara state. The medals won by Osun were made possible after their Athletes Ayomide Osunkorode, Abdulhakeem Okikola...... read more
BREAKING: Liverpool humble Tottenham, stay tight on top EPL log Liverpool extended their perfect start to the season as goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino ensured the Premier League leaders punished woeful Tottenham with a 2-1 win on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp's side avenged last season's 4-1 thrashing at Tottenham with a large helping hand from their error-prone hosts. Wijnaldum opened...... read more
NYG: Kwara, Osun lead medals’ table in Taekwondo event Host state, Team Kwara and neighbours Osun are currently topping the medals table in the taekwondo event which kicked off on Wednesday inside the multi-purpose hall of University of Ilorin. The two states parading increased number of Athletes in various categories of sport emerged victorious in the -55kg and -63kg respectively,...... read more
Police clampdown on PDP, seal its Secretariat The Anambra Police Command has sealed the State Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, located at Udoka Estate in Awka. Mr Haruna Mohammed, the command Police Public Relations Officer said the sealing of the secretariat was due to fracas that erupted earlier in the day and to avert further breakdown...... read more
Team FCT already hauling medals at NYG as Edo, Ondo, Bauchi lose out on Gymnastics Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 2018 National Youth Games (NYG) has stripped off three states the medals they won in gymnastics.  Isa Usman of Bauchi who shouldn’t have come near the 2018 National Youth Games (NYG) on account of his obvious overage status was stripped of the gold medal he...... read more
BREAKING: Golden Eaglets box Niger to corner, confront Ghana for U-17 AFCON ticket as final battle looms Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have avenged the elimination they suffered from Niger Republic two years ago in the quest for final qualification for the CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations. On the same sol where they were beaten and eliminated from the 2017 edition of the tournament and thus denied the opportunity...... read more
Incredible! Djokovic downs Potro, wins US Open, 14th grand slam title Novak Djokovic produced an impeccable performance to beat Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open final and win his 14th Grand Slam title. The 31-year-old Serb won 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 to earn his third triumph in New York and equal American great Pete Sampras' haul of major trophies. Djokovic,...... read more
Over 3500 young Athletes undergo screening as 2018 NYG kicks off No fewer than 3800 Athletes drawn from 33 states have under gone compulsory screening on arrival at this year's Naional Youth Games (NYG) taking place inside University of Ilorin, Kwara state. Already, few games have kicked off with many others yet to debut. Football and Para-Powerlifting are the newly inroduced sports...... read more
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