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Team Nigeria top table with 21 gold medals at Africa Cup Track Cycling

Team Nigeria topped the medals table with 21 gold at the maiden edition of the Africa Cup Track Cycling on Sunday in Abuja. The News...

Veteran Sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji, dies at 62

Nigerian veteran sports journalist and retired Director Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Akinloye Oyebanj, has died at the age of  62. His family confirmed to News...

2019/2020 Season: Rangers promise quality players

Amobi Ezeaku, the Team Manager, Rangers International FC of Enugu, says the club will assemble a formidable team for the forthcoming season. Ezeaku, who made...

5th Lagos Int’l Badminton Classics: Mixed fortunes as Nigerian players crash out

It was a disappointing game for Nigerian badminton players as they were dumped out of the male and female singles on Day 2 of...

Brilliant Pacquiao downs Thurman to capture WBA crown

Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years to become the oldest welterweight champion in boxing history with a thrilling split decision victory over...

Africa Cup champs Algeria return to hero’s welcome

Africa Cup of Nations champions Algeria arrived home Saturday to a hero's welcome from a huge crowd of joyful supporters and a "water salute"...

Pinnick dismissed as CAF Vice President 

President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has been dismissed from his role as Vice-President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). He is...

AFCON: Rohr satisfied over Super Eagles’ third place finish

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction over Nigeria’s third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Egypt. The...

2019 AFCON: Okala, others say Super Eagles need prayers to beat Tunisia in third-place match

Emmanuel Okala, a former Green Eagles goalkeeper, on Tuesday in Enugu asked for prayers from Nigerians for the Super Eagles to beat Tunisia on...

Afcon: I wish Algeria can retake the free-kick – Daniel Akpeyi

Daniel Akpeyi defended his teammates from criticism following Nigeria’s 2-1 defeat to Algeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) semi-final. The Super Eagles looked...

Boxing legend Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker dead at 55

Pernell Whitaker, who forged a reputation as arguably the greatest defensive boxer who ever lived, died late Sunday in Virginia Beach, Virginia, when he...

Rohr says Eagles lost to a better team

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that his team lost to a better side in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of...
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The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, would like to make an official visit to Iran, he said in an interview...

Nigerian Army troops thwart Boko Haram attacks in Borno

The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have thwarted efforts by the Boko Haram insurgents to attack some soft targets in...