The Nigerian men’s basketball team claimed its first ever senior continental title on Sunday when they defeated Angola in the final of the FIBA AfroBasket tournament in Rades, Tunisia.
Nigeria continues to see red in the on-going International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) Beijing championship.
Nigeria won its first African basketball championship and earned a spot in the 2016 Olympics.
Nigeria’s D’Tigers on Thursday beat Gabon 88 to 64 points to qualify for the semifinal of the 2015 African Basketball Championship taking place in Tunisia.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt ran the fastest time of the year in 19.55 seconds to win the world 200 metres title for a record fourth time.
Thursday, 27 August 2015
27 August 2015, 16:36
Nigeria track and field queen Blessing Okagbare has chosen to attack journalists instead of explaining why she failed to show up for the 200m Heat at the 2015 IAAF World Championship.
Wednesday, 26 August 2015
26 August 2015, 18:25
Nigerian track and field athlete Blessing Okagbare on Wednesday failed to show up on track to compete in the 200m Women’s Heat at the IAAF World Championship in Beijing, China.
26 August 2015, 20:19
Sprint king Usain Bolt and American rival Justin Gatlin swept into the 200 metres final with consumate ease as they prepare to resume hostilities at the world championships.
26 August 2015, 21:35
Two Kenyans have failed pre-competition drugs tests at the world championships in Beijing and have been provisionally suspended, the IAAF announced.
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
25 August 2015, 19:55
Usain Bolt icily dismissed the threat of American Justin Gatlin after the fierce rivals cruised into the semi-finals of the 200 metres at the world championships.
Monday, 24 August 2015
24 August 2015, 19:58
Standing on the podium after receiving his 100-meter silver medal Monday at the world championships, the American sprinter gestured toward a heckler who was bothering his mother in the stands.
24 August 2015, 21:43
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce stayed on track for her third world title in the 100 meters, a feat that would match Jamaican teammate Usain Bolt, by coasting into the final.
24 August 2015, 21:57
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the first woman to win three world 100m titles and completed a Jamaican sprint double as she emulated Usain Bolt by storming to victory.
24 August 2015, 22:36
Five-times winner Roger Federer will go into next week's U.S. Open as the world number two after beating Novak Djokovic in the final of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
19 August 2015, 20:09
The Technical Director of Cycling Federation of Nigeria (CFN), Mohammed Bashir, is confident that they can impress all their onlookers when they ride at the All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo.
19 August 2015, 21:37
Usain Bolt returns to the site of his first global triumph this week for a world championships showdown with a convicted dope cheat that has ramifications for athletics.
19 August 2015, 22:48
Following is reaction to Sebastian Coe being elected president of the International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF) after beating Ukraine's Sergey Bubka by 115 votes to 92.
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
18 August 2015, 16:10
Nigeria will be aiming to turn the tables on its more illustrious rivals at the upcoming International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Beijing, China.
18 August 2015, 19:59
One major title stands between Serena Williams and a Grand Slam, and she's enjoying this "awesome" and "crazy" ride.
18 August 2015, 21:34
Shaquille O'Neal weighed into basketball's great debate when he backed a young Michael Jordan to beat LeBron James one-on-one, but added that both were outshone by the legendary Dr. J.
Monday, 17 August 2015
17 August 2015, 15:40
Segun Toriola and Olufunke Oshonaike are set to spear head the Nigerian table tennis team that was announced by the NTTF.
Friday, 14 August 2015
14 August 2015, 21:09
They burst onto the sports scene together, seven summers ago. In their own ways, the Bird's Nest and Usain Bolt redefined what was possible at the Olympics.
Thursday, 13 August 2015
13 August 2015, 21:39
The Nigerian weightlifters have lost their trust in National Sports Commission after having their daily allowances halved during their training camp.
13 August 2015, 22:34
Kenya's athletics great Kipchoge Keino says the IAAF should act more quickly on doping cases as the sport's governing body begins disciplinary action against 28 athletes.