Nigeria kept their hopes of reaching June’s International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League (WCL) Division 4 alive by beating Guernsey on Friday. The West Africans, searching for their first win in Malaysia, lost the coin toss as Guernsey chose to bat first. Guernsey’s opening pair of Isaac Damarell and ... Read More »
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Family of seven-time Formula One world champion motor driver Michael Schumacher have been reportedly...
Oscar Pistorius’ ex-girlfriend has told his trial he once fired his gun from his car sunroof a...
The Nigeria Premier Basketball League dunks off today with a host of mouthwatering clashes lined up ...
Twelve uninvited players have made it into Flying Eagles head coach, Manu Garba’s. scheme for ...
Family of seven-time Formula One world champion motor driver Michael Schumacher have been reportedly told it would be a miracle for him to regain consciousness. The 45-year-old Schumacher suffered serious brain injuries after hitting a rock in a skiing accident in the French Alpine ski resort of Meribel on December ... Read More »
Oscar Pistorius’ ex-girlfriend has told his trial he once fired his gun from his car sunroof after becoming angry with police. Earlier, Samantha Taylor broke down while discussing two breakups with the athlete. She said Mr Pistorius had twice been unfaithful, with the relationship finally ending when he “cheated” on ... Read More »
The Nigeria Premier Basketball League dunks off today with a host of mouthwatering clashes lined up for the opening weekend. A ceremonial match on the newly acquired floor and upright donated by the title sponsors and media partner, DSTV, served as a curtain raiser for the 2013/14 season last week. ... Read More »
Twelve uninvited players have made it into Flying Eagles head coach, Manu Garba’s. scheme for the next phase of training camp ahead of the 2015 African Youth Championship qualifier. Nonetheless, 17 out of the 35 invited players have been retained by the tactician as the open screening camp enters day ... Read More »
Leon Balogun has expressed delights concerning his faithful debut for the Nigeria national team, despite having to now sit out on the sideline for several weeks due to a foot injury he sustained during the early Thursday morning’s warm-up against Mexico. Balogun’s dream debut was cut short by injury when ... Read More »
Players and officials of the Nigeria Super Eagles were, yesterday in USA, handed the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of plots of land promised them by Senator Liyel Imoke, for clinching last year’s African Cup of Nations. Presenting the document to the players at their W.Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta, ... Read More »
Nigeria’s senior football team, Super Eagles have been handed the new ‘Code of Conduct’ booklet by Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) ahead of this year’s World Cup in Brazil to ensure better conduct by players and officials. The federation on Thursday in Atlanta, Georgia, United States handed out the much-hyped hand ... Read More »
Giwa FC and Nembe City have been dropped from the 2013/14 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season after failing to substantially comply with the minimum registration requirements. The League Management Company, the body in charge of the Glo Premier League, have certified 18 clubs for the new season due to ... Read More »
Nigeria lost their opening match of the ongoing International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League (WCL) Division 5 to winners of the 2013 ICC WCL D6, Jersey, on Thursday in Malaysia. The Nigerian cricketers lost by 60 runs at the Bayeumas Oval as the bats prowess of Segun Olayinka and ... Read More »
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova says men’s Grand Slam matches should be reduced from five-setters to three, like the women. The 26-year-old told BBC Sport the move would not only make the men’s game “more exciting” but could strengthen longevity. Sharapova spoke in the build-up to this week’s WTA Tour ... Read More »
Manchester United manager David Moyes has written an open letter to the club’s season ticket holders, thanking them for their unwavering support while also admitting he never foresaw a difficult season for the Premier League champions. Moyes succeeded Sir Alex Ferguson, who ended his 26 years as United boss by ... Read More »
Michael Olaitan’s hopes of making Nigeria’s squad to the 20th Fifa World Cup in Brazil may have suffered a huge blow as reports from Greek have indicated the striker could be sidelined for “several months”. The striker, who was running off the ball when he fell to the pitch unchallenged ... Read More »
Fresh into the new season, the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has appointed a Technical Director to drive its 2013 to 2017 Strategic Plan aimed at developing its leagues and programmes. After considering a number of candidates, the federation settled for former national coach, Ayo Bakare. Bakare is expected to bring ... Read More »
Manchester United striker Federico Macheda says he will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the season. With the Old Trafford outfit not preparing to offer the 22-year-old Italian a new deal, the striker has acknowledged he will have to find a new club this summer. ... Read More »
A neighbour of Oscar Pistorius has told his murder trial he found the South African Paralympic champion praying over the body of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in her dying moment. In the trial’s first account of the moments after the shooting, Johan Stipp said he tried to revive Miss Steenkamp. ... Read More »
Arsenal mdfielder Jack Wilshere is set to be sidelined for six week with a hairline fracture to the navicular bone in his left foot. Arsenal say on their website: “Following initial scans carried out by the FA on Wednesday night, further investigation by Arsenal’s medical team has discovered a crack ... Read More »
A little boy, name suggested to be Ayo Dosunmu, invaded the pitch as Brazil thrashed World Cup 2010 hosts, South Africa, 5-0 on Wednesday at the FNB stadium. Barcelona FC forward, Neymar, who grabbed a hat-trick in the game, prevented the security from taking the boy, took him to the ... Read More »
The World Cup warm-up between Nigeria and Mexico ended in a scoreless draw inside the capacity filled Georgia Dome stadium on Wednesday. Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi, made the most of the occasion by handing Cercle Brugges’ Michael Uchebo a debut start. Leon Balogun’s dream debut was cut shot ... Read More »
Despite each team having scoring chances throughout, Mexico and Nigeria played to a 0-0 draw in front of a record crowd of 68,220 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The goalkeepers kept their respective teams alive, with El Tri’s Guillermo Ochoa making six saves and the Super Eagles’ keeper combination ... Read More »