Athletics Celebrity Sports

Tobi Amusan And Ese Brume elated at Premium Trust Bank brand ambassadorship

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume announced as brand ambassadors of Premium Trust Bank on Wednesday are excited at the opportunity. Amusan who took to her Facebook page late Thursday evening to celebrate this big win wrote: “It’s such an honour to be a brand ambassador for Premium Trust Bank. I believe as individuals, we all Read More…

Nigeria Sports Top Story

Tobi Amusan, Others Rewarded By President Muhammadu Buhari

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Nigerian President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari made many Nigerians beam with smiles as he honoured Tobi Amusan and others for placing Nigeria on a global scale of excellence with their notable performance at the just concluded Commonwealth Games held at the Birmingham Alexander Stadium in August 2022. Recall that the Nigerian born Amusan recently Read More…

Basketball Sports

Oyedeji launches Next Generation Basketball Championships in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Olumide Oyedeji Basketball Foundation on Thursday in Lagos announced that a basketball attraction for under-17 players will begin on Sept. 17. Olumide Oyedeji, an ex-international player, said the event would last for six weeks. “No fewer than 400 kids will be in attendance at basketball courts in Ilupeju, Ajegunle, Oworonshoki and Ikorodu,” he said. Read More…

Boxing Sports Top Story

Tyson Fury makes Anthony Joshua surprise offer to fight him this year

Reading Time: < 1 minutes ‘Let me know if you’re interested,’ Fury tells AJ Tyson Fury has called out Anthony Joshua for a “battle of Britain” since Oleksandr Usyk is not expected to be able to fight an undisputed heavyweight championship fight with Fury this year Fury took to social media to challenge Anthony Joshua to a fight for his Read More…

Sports Volleyball

Volleyball: Coach names 14-player squad to represent Nigeria in Africa championship

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Head Coach of Nigeria’s U-19 Girls Volleyball Team, Elishama Elam, on Sunday disclosed a list of 14 players to represent the country at the forthcoming 2022 Girls U-19 African Nations Volleyball Championship. Nigeria hosts the Championship which will serve off on Tuesday at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja. The crew to assist Read More…

Football News Sports

Super Eagles maintain 31st in FIFA ranking

Reading Time: < 1 minutes According to FIFA’s ranking in August, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have maintained the 31st position in the world. In the ranking table published on FIFA’s verified page on Thursday, the Jose Peseiro-tutored players maintained the 1,504.7 accumulated points in July. On the continental scale, they remained in fourth place behind Senegal (18), Morocco (23) and Read More…

Football Sports Top Story

NFF explains overstay of Falconets at Istanbul

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following the Falconets’ exit from the Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has explained why Nigeria’s U-20 Women’s team overstayed for 24 hours in Istanbul. The Falconets were en route to Abuja following a 0-2 loss to the Netherlands in the quarter-finals stage of the tournament.  Fans began blaming the Federation Read More…

Badminton Sports

Players from 15 states expected as maiden LMK Badminton Championship gets underway

Reading Time: 2 minutes EIGHTY-FOUR players from 15 states will be taking part in the maiden edition of LMK Under-15 Badminton Championship in Ilorin. The competition’s local organising committee (LOC) was inaugurated on Tuesday at the Kwara State Stadium Complex in Ilorin. Bola Mogaji, Executive Chairman of Kwara State Sports Commission, speaking during the inauguration, praised the Chief Executive Read More…

Gymnastics Sports

Air Peace rewards 11-year-old gymnast with N1m, free flights

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigerian airline, Air Peace on Monday said it has handed some reward to Nigeria’s gymnastics sensation, Stephanie Onusiriuka. The airline announced on its twitter handle @flyairpeace that Onusiriuka had received the sum of one million Naira from its Chairman, Allen Onyeama, saying that the reward was for her outstanding performance at the recent African Club Read More…