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Injured Ramsey not in Wales squad

24 August 2016, 21:30

Injured Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey was not included in the squad announced by Wales manager Chris Coleman on Wednesday for next month's opening World Cup qualifier against Moldova.

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Benfica loan out Ola John to Wolves

24 August 2016, 21:30

Benfica Lisbon have loaned out Dutch striker Ola John to English side Wolverhampton on a one year deal and have also loaned Brazilian Talisca to Besiktas

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Dortmund beat Bayern to sign Dembele - CEO

24 August 2016, 20:15

Borussia Dortmund's CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke claims they beat Bayern Munich to sign French starlet Ousmane Dembele, but admits it will be harder to halt the Bavarians bid for a fifth straight German league title.

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Minute of silence to be held at matches in Italy after quake

24 August 2016, 18:16

A minute of silence will be observed before all professional football matches in Italy this week to mourn the victims of an earthquake that rocked the central part of the country early Wednesday.

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Yobo snubs FC IfeanyiUbah, joins Kano Pillars

24 August 2016, 17:18

Former Super Eagles captain has joined Nigeria Premier League club Kano Pillars for the rest of the season.

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Standard Organisation of Nigeria set new agenda for sports federations

24 August 2016, 17:51

The acting Director General of the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Dr Paul Angya believes the war against fake and substandard products could also be won through the sports sector.

Schweinsteiger not giving up on Man United

24 August 2016, 16:24

German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger said on Wednesday that Manchester United would be his "last club in Europe" and vowed to fight for his place in the team.

Players jostle to make team to ITTF World Junior Championships

24 August 2016, 17:01

Participants at the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) camp for the selection of players for the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Junior Championships in Cape Town, South Africa say victory is their watchword.

Enyimba attention now on league - Udoji

24 August 2016, 15:41

Enyimba International FC of Aba captain, Chinedu Udoji, says the club will take the remaining league matches like a cup final.

NPFL, Star seal 5 year partnership deal

24 August 2016, 14:35

The League Management Company and premium lager beer, Star, have sealed a five-year partnership deal for the Nigeria Professional Football League.

D’Tigers ouster at Rio Olympics: lessons to learn

24 August 2016, 14:35

Nigeria, making a second appearance at the Olympics was on August 15, ousted from the basketball event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil after losing 69-86 to the hosts.

5 things to know about the next Olympics in Tokyo

24 August 2016, 14:21

The countdown to the 2020 Olympics began Wednesday with the arrival of the Olympic flag in Tokyo from Rio de Janeiro. The contrast between the two host cities couldn't be starker. Instead of samba in the streets, there will be robots and self-driving cars.

CAF CL: We have learnt lessons, says Coach Aigbogun

24 August 2016, 13:11

Coach of Enyimba FC, Paul Aigbogun, says the club has learnt some lessons after crashing out of this year’s CAF Champions league.

Giwa FC’s court order: LMC files stay of execution

24 August 2016, 12:12

The League Management Company (LMC) has appealed the Plateau State High Court’s order asking it to reinstate Giwa FC to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

3 Olympic weightlifting gold medalists fail doping retests

24 August 2016, 10:51

Three Olympic champion weightlifters from China and eight other medalists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing retests of their doping samples from the 2008 Olympics.

Bayern boost security, ban bottles, large bags

23 August 2016, 22:43

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich have tightened security measures at their stadium, banning spectators from carrying big bags and bottles, ahead of Friday's home match -- the first of the new German league season.

Investigator of Russian doping to speak at FIFA-hosted event

23 August 2016, 22:43

The investigator who detailed Russia's state-backed doping program will speak at a FIFA-hosted conference on ethics in sport next month.

Victor Moses hopes Chelsea keep winning

23 August 2016, 18:50

Winger Victor Moses is hoping his English club Chelsea continue the winning form they began the season with.

Victor Moses hails Mikel for Rio feat

23 August 2016, 17:44

Victor Moses has hailed his Chelsea teammate and compatriot John Obi Mikel for leading Nigeria to a third place finish in the men’s football event at the concluded Rio 2016 Olympics.

Former Super Eagles coach wishes Pius Ikedia speedy recovery

23 August 2016, 16:38

The Nigerian football family on Tuesday in Lagos expressed concern over the health of former Super Eagles star, Pius Ikedia, and wished him speedy recovery.

Team S. Africa receives heroes welcomes from Rio Olympics

23 August 2016, 15:39

South Africa's Olympic medallists including track stars Wayde van Niekerk and Caster Semenya received a heroes welcome Tuesday when they arrived from the games in Brazil.

Nigerian community in S/Africa wants Dream Team to play W/Cup qualifiers

23 August 2016, 15:31

The President of Nigeria Union, South Africa, Ikechukwu Anyene has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to use the Dream Team to prosecute the 2018 World Cup qualifying matches.

Germany's Schuerrle suffers KO on Dortmund start

23 August 2016, 15:31

Germany winger Andre Schuerrle has revealed how he was first poleaxed, then needed stitches for a chin wound having scored on his first competitive start for Borussia Dortmund.

Enyimba's Aigbogun desperate to beat Sundowns

23 August 2016, 14:02

Enyimba will go for a win in Tuesday’s Caf Champions League contest against Mamelodi Sundowns in Port Harcourt.

Enyimba to go for broke against Mamelodi Sundowns

23 August 2016, 13:05

Nigeria’s representative in this year’s CAF Champions League Enyimba will play their last game of the group stage of the competition when they host South African Premier Soccer League side Mamelodi Sundowns.

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