Nigeria's sojourn at Gold Coast ends with 24 medals, 12 medals short of 2014 feat in Glasgow Team Nigeria finished the 2018 Commonwealth Games, in Gold Coast, Australia in ninth place with a total of 24 medals which included nine gold, nine silver and six bronze. Exactly on the 10th day of the competition, Aruna Quadri won a silver medal for Team Nigeria in the tables tennis event after he...... read more
United hand EPL title to Man City after West Brom stumble, Arsenal crash to Newcastle A week later than they would have preferred Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as second-placed Manchester United suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat by bottom club West Bromwich Albion. United had to at least draw to keep the title race mathematically alive but they were stunned at...... read more
Real, Bayern in UCL semis battle, Arsenal, Atletico tango in Europa Holders Real Madrid will face Bayern Munich in the semi-finals of this season’s UEFA Champions League. The other semi-final tie will see Liverpool do battle with surprise team AS Roma who stunned Barcelona in the quarter-final. The draw was confirmed in Nyon, Switzerland on Friday. Five-time winners of the Champions League...... read more
Gold Coast: Adekuoroye emerges first Nigerian female Gold medalist in wrestling, Oborududu, Amusan, Galadima strike Gold medals 2017 World Silver medallist, Odunayo Adekuoroye on Friday in Gold Coast, Australia became the first Nigerian female wrestler to win the first gold medal in the sport. She was the defending champion. She has now won it two consecutive times at the Commonwealth Games. Adekuoroye defeated India’s Pooja Dhanda 7-5 points in...... read more
BREAKING: Roma shock Barca, sail into Champions league semis, Liverpool sweep City aside AS Roma pulled off one of the great Champions League comebacks by knocking Barcelona out with a remarkable 3-0 win in their quarterfinal second leg on Tuesday, overcoming a 4-1 deficit from the first leg to reach the semifinals on away goals. Roma's Kostas Manolas headed the decisive third goal in...... read more
Thugs reportedly invade Atiku's campaign office, destroy vehicles Suspected thugs broke into the Atiku Abubakar’s Presidential Campaign office along Dandagoro road, Batagarawa local government area of Katsina state, during the weekend, destroying vehicles parked inside the premises. The suspects reportedly attacked supporters of the former vice-president whom they met in the office. Jacob Dickson, spokesman of Atiku’s campaign in...... read more
Toriola leads tennis team to pick silver at Gold Coast Segun Toriola led Nigeria’s men’s tennis team to win her first medal, a silver at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Monday. Nigeria, euphoric after a sensational victory over England in the semi-finals had found India a hard nut to crack as they crashed 3-0 to lose and be consigned...... read more
Commonwealth Games: Enekwechi gets Nigeria's second medal after five days *D'Tigers end campaign without single victory Chukwuebuka Enekwechi has won Nigeria’s second medal of the Commonwealth Games. Enekwechi won silver in the final of the shot put event. His 21.14m throw is his personal best. New Zealand’s Tomas Walsh won gold, setting a new Commonwealth Games record of 21.41m while Tim Nedow of Canada came third with a season...... read more
South Africa's Simbine stops Blake wins 100m race, Nigeria's Seye, Adegoke stumble Akani Simbine grabbed the spotlight and stunned Jamaica’s Yohan Blake in the men’s 100 metres final at the Commonwealth Games on Monday as athletics began a new era without Usain Bolt. In cool conditions in Australia’s Gold Coast, South Africa’s Simbine stormed up lane seven to win his first major title...... read more
CAF Confederation Cup: 'End of the road' as MFM suffer home defeat MFM FC were beaten at home on Sunday in the CAF Confederation Cup. The Olukoya Boys lost the first leg of the round of 16 encounter to Djoliba. In spite of the eventual result, MFM were not expected to be troubled by Djoliba. But warning lights started flashing as the away side...... read more
EPL: Chelsea squander top four chances, Arsenal scrap win Chelsea's slim chances of a top-four Premier League finish suffered another blow as Javier Hernandez salvaged a priceless point for West Ham in their battle to avoid the drop in a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The reigning champions now trail Tottenham and Liverpool by 10 points with just...... read more
United peg back City's EPL title party, Bayern are sixth straight champions of Bundesliga Paul Pogba spoiled Manchester City’s anticipated Premier League title party by scoring twice in two minutes as Manchester United came from 2-0 down to win a thrilling derby 3-2 on Saturday. Chris Smalling completed the comeback that looked so improbable when City were well on course to round off a resounding...... read more
Oliseh wins against Dutch club *Gets big money in compensation *To be reinstated Everything has gone the way of former Super Eagles captain and Coach, Sunday Oliseh in his dispute with his Fortna Sittard, the clubside he was coaching until last year. The Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) tribunal, which heard the case, sided with Oliseh, who was suspended by, after he reportedly refused...... read more
Commonwealth Games: Nigeria's medals' hope dims as D' Tigers succumb to New Zealand Nigerian national basketball team, D’Tigers, were defeated on Friday by New Zealand in their first men’s preliminary round match at the on-going Commonwealth Games holding in Gold Coast, Australia. D’Tigers, who are in Pool A alongside hosts Australia, New Zealand and Canada, were dominated throughout the proceedings by the Tall Blacks,...... read more
World Junior C'ship: Taekwondo Athletes stranded, Dalung, other Sports officials fly to Australia Four Nigerian Taekwondo Athletes who have trained so hard in several months for the upcoming World Junior Championship (WJC) are currently beclouded in confusion barely 72 hours to the kick-off of the competition billed for Tunisia. The young athletes as at last checks by are vehemently worried as no one, up...... read more
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