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Sport General

GoTV revives boxing in Nigeria

07 November 2014, 13:53

The city of Lagos will come alive as lovers of boxing will be treated to loads of excitement at the GoTV Boxing Night.

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Oscar Pistorius handed five year jail term

21 October 2014, 09:57

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Jaguars apologize for mascot's Ebola sign

07 October 2014, 08:09

Jaguars apologize for mascot's Ebola sign that attempted to mock Steelers 'Terrible Towels'

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Enosoregbe, Adegoke win tennis challenge

09 September 2014, 13:08

The Ikoyi Club hosted the Tennis Challenge which saw Clifford Enosoregbe and Sarah Adegoke emerge as the men’s and women’s champions.

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Nigeria wrestlers barred

03 September 2014, 16:06

Nigeria’s wrestling team has been barred from attending the 2014 Senior World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, due to fears of spreading the Ebola virus.

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Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Quadri attracts NTTF praise

02 September 2014, 15:54

The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation has praised star player Aruna Quadri for his excellent performance at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Czech Open.

Friday, 29 August 2014

Nigeria names Davis Cup reps

29 August 2014, 17:55

The Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) has named the five players who will represent the nation at the Davis Cup.

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Ogba to lead Team Africa

28 August 2014, 15:23

The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Solomon Ogba will lead Team Africa to this year's International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Continental Cup.

Aruna Quadri stays focused

28 August 2014, 16:31

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri says his main goal at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Czech Open is to gain ranking points.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Nigeria cricket continues to grow

27 August 2014, 15:40

The Nigeria Cricket Federation's holiday cricket coaching clinic concluded this month.

Reward for Ogoegbunam

27 August 2014, 16:38

The talented Amaka Ogoegbunam has been rewarded with university scholarship from the Anambra government.

Nigeria wrestlers wait on WWC

27 August 2014, 17:29

Nigeria's participation in the 2014 Wrestling World Championships remained in the balance this week, as health officials pondered tournament safety.

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Igweh wins gold championship

26 August 2014, 11:29

Okey Igweh won the northern regional qualifiers of the MTN World Golfers Championship in Abuja.

Monday, 25 August 2014

Wrestling: FILA in ebola-hit nations at world champs plea

25 August 2014, 14:47

Wrestling's governing body (FILA) has called on Uzbekistan to allow athletes from Ebola-hit countries to compete at next month's world wrestling championships, the Interfax news agency reported.

Boxing coach recollects golden days

25 August 2014, 16:24

Former boxing great Obisia Nwankpa recollects his time in the ring.

Friday, 22 August 2014

FIBA president supports African development

22 August 2014, 12:35

Yvan Mainini, the president of basketball's world governing body, has urged Nigeria and other African countries to continue developing the sport on the continent.

Abuja to host Judo U-17 tourney

22 August 2014, 15:24

The Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF) will host a national under-17 tournament in September as a dry run for the 2014 Judo World Junior Championships.

D day- for Sevens team

22 August 2014, 17:30

Sunday August 24 is D-Day for Sevens teams across Nigeria as they will be battling it out for places at the upcoming national Sevens tournament.

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Gymnastics eyes youth development

21 August 2014, 13:56

The Gymnastics Federation of Nigeria is determined to turn the sport's fortunes around by getting more and more youngsters involved.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

English risks Ebola to train Nigerian swimming coaches

20 August 2014, 11:02

James Richards, a swimming coach from Leeds in England, has been called upon by the Aquatic Federation of Nigeria.

Nigeria’s Extreme Game course opens

20 August 2014, 11:06

The nation’s first ever Extreme Sports Course will be unveiled in the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere on Wednesday.

Nigeria knocked out of Squash tourney

20 August 2014, 12:09

Oludamilola Oluwafemi, Nigeria's only representative at the World Squash Federation's World Junior Championships, has been knocked out of the tournament.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Ebola impact spreading all over Nigeria

19 August 2014, 08:09

Sporting activities have waned considerably at the Abakaliki Township Stadium because people fear the spread of Ebola.

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