Premier League: Arsenal continue resurgence, down Leicester City in Premier League clash

October 30, 2021 BBC 0

Arsenal continued their recent resurgence with a comfortable Premier League win over Leicester City at King Power Stadium. The visitors capitalised on a lacklustre start from the hosts to dominate the early exchanges and were rewarded with a two-goal lead inside 20 minutes. Gabriel put the Gunners in front, climbing above several static Leicester defenders to head in from Bukayo Read More

APC Congress: Famodun, others may return in Osun

October 15, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim, 0

The caretaker Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC) in Osun state, Prince Gboyega Famodun, may emerge unopposed in the Saturday, October 16, 2021 state congress. Indications have emerged of plans to return Famodun as party chairman as nobody was in the chairmanship race with him. The spokesman to Famodun, Mr. Kola Olabisi, who was asked whether anybody was contesting against Famodun Read More

Minister Dare set to inaugurate Nigeria Taekwondo, Rugby, 20 other sports federations boards

October 8, 2021 Editor 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports development Chief Sunday Dare will on Friday October 8, 2021 inaugurate newly elected 22 sports federations boards. A press statement by the Director Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Youth and Sports development, Mohammed Manga, on Thursday said, “Arrangements have being concluded for the official inauguration of the newly elected Board Members of the Read More

Breaking: At last, Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper arrives ahead CAR FIFA World Cup qualifier

October 6, 2021 Editor 0

With barely 24 hours to FIFA World cup qualifier, Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, on Wednesday morning arrived the camp of the team in Lagos ahead of Central AIfrica Republic (CAR) clash slated for Thursday. The Sparta Rotterdam goalkeeper was the last player to jet into the camp after 22 players resumed training on Tuesday Neither Okoye, nor Super Read More

Breaking – Sports federations elections: Sani Lawal, Chinazum Nwosu emerge technical, athletes reps for Taekwondo (VIDEO)

September 25, 2021 Editor 0

Veteran tactician Alhaji Sani Lawal a while ago on Saturday defeated his only opponent Osita Egwim to emerge technical representative in the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) after a rescheduled Nigeria Sports Federations Elections (NSFE). The peaceful but fiercely contested election held inside Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja saw Alhaji Lawal beat Egwim 19-16. While Lawal is of the Ahmadu Bello Read More

Medvedev stuns Djokovic, wins 2021st US Open

September 13, 2021 AFP 0

Daniil Medvedev shattered Novak Djokovic’s Grand Slam dream with a straight sets victory in the US Open final on Sunday, denying the world number one a record-breaking 21st major men’s singles title. Russia’s second-ranked Medvedev dominated Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to prevent the first calendar-year Grand Slam since 1969 and keep Djokovic level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal atop the career Slam title Read More

Breaking: Lukaku fires first goals at Stamford bridge as Chelsea crush Aston Villa in Premier League clash

September 11, 2021 BBC 0

Romelu Lukaku scored his first ever goals at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea beat Aston Villa to maintain their unbeaten start. Lukaku kissed the club badge as he celebrated his opener in front of Blues fans after beating Villa goalkeeper Jed Steer on his 15th appearance at the stadium overall. The Belgian’s clinical finish through Steer’s legs came from a precise Read More

Breaking: Ronaldo nets brace on Premier League return as Manchester United maul Newcastle, Arsenal win at last

September 11, 2021 BBC 0

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his return to Manchester United as the hosts eventually cruised to victory against Newcastle to send Old Trafford into raptures. Cheered from the moment he left the team coach on its arrival at the ground, throughout the warm-up and then once the game had started, Ronaldo repaid the backing in the best possible manner. Twelve Read More

Pictures: How Ministers Dare, Farouk, Nwajiuba hosted victorious Team Nigeria athletes from World U-20 Athletics Championship

August 24, 2021 Editor 0

Reception for Nigerian contingent to the U-20 World Athletics Championship hosted by Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare at MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouk, Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba and SSA on Sports to the President,Mr Daniel Read More

‘Moshood Abiola Abuja Nat’l stadium wearing new look’

August 14, 2021 Editor 0

Football action will soon return at the main bowl of the newly renovated Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja as the pitch is now lush green and the scoreboard functional.  A statement by the media office of the Minister of Youth and Sports development Sunday Dare revealed that that the new look stadium was made possible after the Minister made spoke Read More

Breaking: Chelsea overcome Villarreal, win 2021 UEFA Super Cup

August 11, 2021 BBC 0

Chelsea beat Villarreal 6-5 in a penalty shootout to lift the Uefa Super Cup for a second time after a draining 120 minutes of action ended 1-1 in Belfast. Substitute goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga saved captain Raul Albiol’s spot-kick at Windsor Park on a night that began superbly for the Blues with an excellent first-half performance before the Spaniards stormed back Read More

Cult war claims 10 persons in Asaba

July 13, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

No fewer than 10 persons have been killed in Asaba, Delta state, as rival cult groups, Aromate and black axe confraternities engaged in reprisal attacks. There was palpable tension in Asaba metropolis especially the affected areas as fear gripped residents. Details of the incident was sketchy as at press time but a reliable source said trouble trouble began following the Read More

Breaking: UEFA set to scrap away goals rule from all competitions

June 24, 2021 BBC 0

The away goals rule in European club football is to be abolished from the start of next season, governing body Uefa has confirmed. The rule, used since 1965, decided drawn two-legged games by favouring the team that scored the most away goals. All ties level on aggregate at the end of the second leg will instead go to extra time Read More

Revealed! How Manchester United’s ‘trophyless’ seasons turned Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal to Europa League Champions

May 27, 2021 BBC 0

David de Gea failed at the end of a marathon penalty shootout as Villarreal dashed Manchester United’s hopes of Europa League glory in Gdansk. This was a disappointing contest lacking in quality and producing only three shots on target across 120 minutes – but drama arrived with the spot-kicks. All 20 outfield players converted their penalties in the longest shootout Read More

Breaking: Real Madrid stadium, Santiago Bernabeu, catches fire

May 26, 2021 Editor 0

Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium caught fire on Wednesday night, putting their £500million redevelopment in jeopardy.    The iconic stadium in the heart of the Spanish capital has been home to the LaLiga side since 1947 and has been under construction since 2019. However, firefighters were called to the ground after plumes of thick black smoke were seen pumping out of the stadium.    Read More

Iganmu FC ace striker Nwala joins Remo Stars on loan

May 3, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

Remo Stars football club have fortified its attack with the signing of fleet footed Ifeanyi Nwala on loan from Lagos based NLO side Iganmu FC. Ifeanyi Nwala shone brightly for Iganmu FC during the recently held NLO zonal matches played at Remo Stars International stadium, Ikenne, scoring five goals in as many matches for his team who narrowly missed out Read More