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FIBA AfroLeague: Rivers Hoopers becomes first qualifier

Nigeria’s representative at the FIBA Africa Zone 3 Qualifiers in Cotonou, Benin Republic, Rivers Hoopers defeated hosts Elan Sportif 71-63 points to become the first team to qualify for...

Morocco decide against 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bid

Morocco will not bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the country's sports minister said. The North African nation had been tipped as a replacement for Cameroon, who...

Newcastle beat Burnley to claim third successive win

Newcastle recorded their third successive Premier League victory as they capitalised on Burnley's defensive frailties to move up to 13th in the table with a 2-I win. Federico Fernandez's effort,...

Police Re-opens Ronaldo’s ‘Rape’ Case Allegation

Police in Las Vegas have reopened a sexual assault investigation from 2009 at the request of a woman who has alleged she was raped by Cristiano Ronaldo. Kathryn Mayorga says...

NSF: Team Lagos wins three medals in squash

In squash, Team Lagos won three medals in the singles events on Wednesday. The final of the men’s singles was between two Lagos athletes, Wale Amao and Olanrewaju Yusuf Abdulrahman,...

6 year old makes history at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival

How many times have there been a six-year old at a major sporting event in the world? Probably none. How many times have there been a six-year old at...

AC Milan: Ibrahimovic returning to Galaxy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic intends to be back with the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2019 after considering a return to AC Milan, sporting director Leonardo told reporters on Sunday. AC Milan attempted...

Leicester City crash helicopter rotor controls failed

The helicopter which crashed killing Leicester City's chairman and four others spun out of control after a mechanism became disconnected, investigators said. An Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) report found...

19th NSF: Defending champions leading the medals table with 13 gold

The 19th National Sports Festival enters Day 4 on Monday, with defending champions, Delta State, unsurprisingly leading the medals table with 13 gold, one silver and five bronze, making a...

19th National Sports Festival kicks off amidst delays, poor organisation, event postponement

The 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) got underway at the Abuja National Stadium on Thursday, but its Opening Ceremony was characterised by a long delay and poor organisation. The ceremony,...
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PMB promises his supporters reward for hard work and loyalty

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured his supporters that their handwork and loyalty would be adequately rewarded. Buhari gave the assurance in Abuja while delivering a...

PMB to present the 2019 Appropriation Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly, requesting to present the 2019 Appropriation Bill to a Joint Session of the lawmakers on...

I.E.A. global oil market could move into deficit sooner thanks to OPEC’s

The International Energy Agency, I.E.A., has warned that the global oil market could move into deficit sooner than expected thanks to OPEC’s output agreement...