Liverpool lock horns with City as Real get Juve Champions league date *It's Arsenal vs Cska in Europa last eight contest Manchester City will face Liverpool in a mouthwatering all-English Champions League quarterfinal while Juventus have a chance to gain revenge on holders Real Madrid in a repeat of last year's final. Surprise qualifiers Sevilla take on five-time European champions Bayern Munich while Lionel Messi's Barcelona were paired with AS Roma in...... read more
Europa: Arsenal escape Milan revenge, surge into last eight, Atletico, Ahmed Musa's Cska through Arsenal have booked their place in the last eight of the UEFA Europa League (UEL) after they defeated former European champions AC Milan 5-1 on aggregate in their round of 16 tie. The Gunners were in the driving seat ahead of the 2nd leg having won the away leg 2-0 but...... read more
FIBA nails NBBF impasse, orders fresh board elections *Tijani accepts decision, Kida resists FIBA's directive International Basketball’s governing body, FIBA, has ordered fresh elections into the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). The decision to conduct fresh elections was reached after the FIBA Executive Committee meeting held on Saturday, March 10 at the House of Basketball and was communicated to the two warring factions earlier...... read more
Latest FIFA ranking: Super Eagles stay on 52nd spot, globally, 7th in Africa The Super Eagles are non-movers in the latest FIFA World Rankings released on Thursday on FIFA’sofficial website as the Nigerian side remain 52nd in the world. Also, the Eagles maintain their position in Africa as they are still number seven on the continent. Poland, who will face the Eagles in an...... read more
Embezzled IAAF money: Heads to role as Reps wade in, launch probe Nigeria’s House of Representatives has resolved to cause an investigation of the controversial 150,000 dollars over paid by the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) to the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN) which has become a scandal. The House of Representatives on Wednesday moved a motion to probe the matter. The Green...... read more
BREAKING - Champions league: Barcelona smash Chelsea, march into quarter-final, Bayern sail Lionel Messi scored his 100th Champions League goal as Barcelona defeated Chelsea 3-0 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the tournament, 4-1 on aggregate. Messi, back in the side after attending the birth of his third child in Argentina at the weekend, reached the landmark with his second goal of...... read more
Sisters at war: Venus ends Serena's dominance, cruises on at Indian Wells Venus Williams has terminated Serena Williams’ return to tournament tennis as she ousted her early today in the third round of Indian Wells BNP Paribas Openin two straight sets 6-3, 6-4. The 10th seeded Venus moves on to the round of 16 where she will face eitherAnastasija Sevastova or 12th seeded Julia Georges. It was...... read more
Nigeria Taekwondo champion turns Comedian as NTF congress goes underway, Saturday National Lightweight Champion, Olushola Segun has momentarily switched his taekwondo black belt for comedy after he debuted his first YouTube Comedy skit. The fiery combatant, who is known for his tactical craftiness in the ring, and who also represented Nigeria at the last 2015 All African Games and won a bronze...... read more
Commonwealth Games: Team Nigeria head to Australia, March 23 The Ministry of Youth and Sports has rolled out a timeline for the 10 participating National Sports Federations ahead of the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia next month. According to the General Team Manager Mrs Tayo Oreweme, an advance party and the Ministry's secretariat will leave on March 18 as the...... read more
Indian Wells: Serena set up clash with sister, Venus Serena Williams will play her sister Venus in the third round at Indian Wells as she continues her comeback after the birth of her child. The 36-year-old American, who was out for 14 months, beat Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 7-6 (7-5) 7-5 in round two. "Everything is a bonus," said...... read more
EPL: Arsenal back to winning ways, Spurs run riot over Bournemouth Son Heung-Min ensured Tottenham Hotspur didn't pay a heavy price for an ankle injury suffered by Harry Kane as he scored twice in a win 4-1 at Bournemouth on Sunday. Sixth-placed Arsenal were also comfortable 3-0 winners over Watford at the Emirates Stadium to snap a run of three straight Premier...... read more
West Ham fans go berserk, United edge Liverpool as Chelsea return to winning ways *Iheanacho bags first EPL goal for Leicester Jose Mourinho slammed criticism of Manchester United's cautious approach in their 2-1 win over bitter rivals Liverpool on Saturday, while West Ham fans rebelled in ugly scenes during their 3-0 defeat against Burnley. Marcus Rashford scored twice in the first 25 minutes at Old Trafford as United held off a Liverpool...... read more
BREAKING: Serena triumphs on WTA return Former world number one Serena Williams won her first singles match on the WTA Tour for nearly 14 months as she returned after the birth of her child. The American, 36, reached the second round at Indian Wells with a 7-5 6-3 victory over Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas. It was her first...... read more
Europa: Surprisingly, Arsenal down Milan in Italy as Dortmund coast Arsenal have put themselves in a commanding position after they defeated AC Milan 2-0 at the San Siro in what was the 1st leg of their UEFA Europa League (UEL) round of 16 tie. Henrikh Mkhitaryan shot the Gunners into the lead via a deflected strike before Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey...... read more
Joel Obi returns to Eagles' fold as CHAN Stars Okechukwu, Eze, 25 others make Rohr's list ahead Poland, Serbia clash Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has listed captain Mikel John Obi, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi and playmaker Victor Moses in his 28 –man squad to battle Poland’s fellow Eagles and Serbia in pre-FIFA World Cup friendly matches this month. Home –based goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, who stood between the pipes for the...... read more
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