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Sport General

Amalaha provisionally suspended from Commonwealth games

29 July 2014, 15:27

Chika Amalaha will know on Wednesday (30 July) whether she will be stripped of her gold medal once the backup "B'' sample is tested in London.

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Nigerian weightlifter in doping shock

29 July 2014, 12:38

Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after testing positive in a doping test.

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Delta celebrates Okagbare's C'wealth gold

29 July 2014, 11:40

Delta State Government is celebrating the exploits of Blessing Okagbare who won gold in the women’s 100m heat at the Commonwealth Games.

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Nigeria stun India to take bronze in table tennis

28 July 2014, 19:05

Nigeria pulled off a minor surprise by beating India 3-1 to claim the bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games men's team table tennis.

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Monday, 28 July 2014

Nigeria's Adesanmi wins women's 63kg weightlifting gold

28 July 2014, 07:30

Nigeria's Olauwatoyin Adesanmi won the Commonwealth Games women's 63kg weightlifting gold medal.

Friday, 25 July 2014

Nigerian teen strikes gold in weightlifting

25 July 2014, 20:17

African champion Chika Amalaha, at just 16 years of age, won gold in the women's 53kg weightlifting category at the Commonwealth Games.

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Tiger Woods off to slow start at British Open

17 July 2014, 16:25

Playing in his first major championship since back surgery, Tiger Woods got off to a shaky start in the British Open.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Boxing coach confident of success

15 July 2014, 13:59

With the Commonwealth Games around the corner, Nigeria’s assistant national boxing coach Adura Olalehin has promised to bring home a few gold medals.

Monday, 14 July 2014

GOtv to cover athletics champ

14 July 2014, 12:21

GOtv announced that it will partner with the Cross River State Government as sponsors of the 5th Athletics and Swimming Championships for primary and secondary schools in the region.

Gov. Dickson backs wrestling team

14 July 2014, 12:21

Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has encouraged members of the Nigerian Wrestling team who will compete at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland to bring back the medals.

Tosin Oke looks forward to Glasgow

14 July 2014, 13:34

Tosin Oke is hoping to defend is triple jump title at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Oluyole Warriors crash out of playoff

14 July 2014, 15:32

Oluyole Warriors have crashed out of the 2013/2014 DStv Premier Basketball Playoff taking place in Lagos.

Mark Jelks glad to rep Nigeria

14 July 2014, 16:57

Nigeria’s new 100m sprint champion, Mark Jelks, reveals why he chose to run for Nigeria.

Pillars qualify for playoff semis

14 July 2014, 17:20

Kano Pillars have qualified for the semifinals of the 2013/2014 DStv Premier Basketball Playoff after beating Plateau Peaks 83-53 in their second game played on Monday.

Friday, 11 July 2014

Lagos Sports Council reveal plans

11 July 2014, 11:05

Plans have been revealed by the Lagos State Sports Council for the National School Sports Festival, as well as the National Sports Festival.

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Nigeria Handball team dominates in Sweden

10 July 2014, 14:51

Nigeria fared well at a recent invitational youth tournament in Sweden, bringing home two gold medals.

Wednesday, 09 July 2014

Judo champs set for August date

09 July 2014, 12:26

The Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF) says it expects to hold the maiden Judo President National Open Senior and Junior Championships from August 6 - 8 in Benin, Edo State.

Onyali optimistic of Commonwealth Games success

09 July 2014, 14:40

Olympic bronze medallist Mary Onyali believes Nigerian athletes will have a record-breaking Commonwealth Games campaign in Glasgow later this month.

Karate trials end in Asaba

09 July 2014, 15:14

The trials for the upcoming 15th African Senior Karate Championships have been concluded by the Karate Federation of Nigeria.

Tuesday, 08 July 2014

‘NSF is failing’

08 July 2014, 07:44

Anslem Ojezua, the chairman of All Progressives Congress, Edo State, says the National Sports Festival is currently failing in its development goals.

Monday, 07 July 2014

Okagbare strategising for Commonwealth Games

07 July 2014, 14:59

Nigeria's star athlete Blessing Okagbare says she will take some time to consider her strategy for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Floyd sets September date

20 May 2014, 22:00

Floyd Mayweather will reportedly fight on September 13, which would rule out Amir Khan as an opponent.

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