Human rights activists criticized the decision to award Beijing the 2022 Winter Olympics, saying the International Olympic Committee had sent the wrong message.
Brazil's largest-ever corruption scandal threatens to slow down preparations for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next year.
World champion Lewis Hamilton has edged out Kimi Raikkonen as Formula One's most popular driver in a global fan survey carried out by Britain's Autosport magazine and associated publications.
Despite winning two out of 10 races so far, Ferrari have no illusions about how tough it will be to match Mercedes when they return for the second half of the Formula One season.
The NBA is in Africa for an exhibition, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expects more important games to come.
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
28 July 2015, 14:17
Following the lack of sponsorship from the Cross River State government, the Athletic Federation of Nigeria has moved the 2015 All Nigeria Athletics Championships to Warri in Delta State.
Monday, 27 July 2015
27 July 2015, 21:45
A police official says two people have surrendered in the search for the driver of a car that tried to crash barricades near the Tour de France finish line.
Thursday, 23 July 2015
23 July 2015, 09:14
The planned grand reception for Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) President, Solomon Ogba by the Edo Sports Media Practitioners, will now hold on Sunday, July 26, 2015 in Lagos.
23 July 2015, 17:17
Former World and Olympics Champion, Maurice Green, has arrived Warri, Delta State, South-south Nigeria ahead of the 2015 CAA Grand Prix, the Warri Relays billed for the Warri City Stadium and a grand reception for AFN President, Solomon Ogba.
Wednesday, 22 July 2015
22 July 2015, 10:47
Muhammadu Buhari, the president of Nigeria, has approved the funds needed to help Nigerian athletes prepare for the All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo, in September.
Monday, 20 July 2015
20 July 2015, 09:56
The Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to develop sports in the region.
20 July 2015, 22:39
Jules Bianchi's funeral will take place in his hometown of Nice. The French Formula One driver died from head injuries sustained in a crash at last year's Japanese Grand Prix.
Thursday, 16 July 2015
16 July 2015, 19:53
World number one Serena Williams pulled out of the WTA Swedish Open in Bastad on Thursday citing elbow pain, organisers announced.
16 July 2015, 21:31
Rome promised a combination of "tradition and future", all done on a cost-sustainable basis, if it wins the right to host the 2024 Olympic Games, backers of the bid said.
Wednesday, 15 July 2015
15 July 2015, 16:57
The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment has outlined plans to explore avenues to make the most of the lucrative global sports industry.
15 July 2015, 19:54
Former Kenyan world marathon record holder and Olympic bronze medallist Wilson Kipsang is focused on reclaiming the world title for Kenya in Beijing next month.
15 July 2015, 21:33
Pressure? What pressure? That seemed to be the message Jordan Spieth wanted to send out as he prepared for his attempt to become the first player since 1953 to win the year's first three majors.
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
14 July 2015, 14:41
Three members of the Nigerian under-16 national team have been suspended from the 2015 FIBA Africa U-16 Women's Championships in Madagascar.
14 July 2015, 16:35
Dolphins basketball team are preparing for the women’s playoff stages of the Zenith League.
Friday, 10 July 2015
10 July 2015, 10:53
Players of D’Tigers are awaiting the list of newly appointed coach William Voigt ahead of the 2015 Afrobasket billed to hold in Tunisia in August.
10 July 2015, 22:33
Roger Federer does not lose Wimbledon semi-finals and he produced a display of clinical majesty to down Andy Murray and maintain his bid for a record eighth title with a sparkling 7-5 7-5 6-4 win.
Thursday, 09 July 2015
09 July 2015, 18:03
A lot has happened to Andy Murray in the three years since he choked back the tears on Centre Court after a four-set defeat that handed Roger Federer the Wimbledon trophy for a seventh time.
09 July 2015, 19:59
Serena Williams is just one win away from another Grand Slam milestone. The top-ranked Williams maintained her 11-year dominance over Maria Sharapova, beating the Russian 6-2, 6-4.
Wednesday, 08 July 2015
08 July 2015, 21:34
Roger Federer was at his regal best as he floated into the Wimbledon semi-finals with a silky 6-3 7-5 6-2 win over Frenchman Gilles Simon.