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Conte gives Mikel hope at Chelsea

Mikel has repeatedly been linked with a move away from Chelsea.

Proclamation picture for Bonny Opia(1)

Nigerian launches new sport to compete with football

The new game is similar to but differ from soccer in design, rules and method of play


Nigeria League: Enugu Rangers back on top after win in Uyo

The Coach Imama Amapakabo tutored side now have 46 points from 26 games.

Jose Mourinho on his appointment as Manchester United Manager.


Mourinho happy with first win with Manchester United

Two second half goals from Will Keane and Andreas Pereira gave Mourinho the flawless start he craved for.

Wikki Tourists

FOUR MATCHES TO WATCH: Rangers need a win as Mourinho runs out for the first time

Wikki Tourists will hope to continue their fairytale run in the NPFL when they visit Minna to take on Niger Tornadoes.


INTERVIEW: It’s too late for Nigeria to start preparing for Rio Olympics – Okagbare

Okagbare says she will do her best, and plays down the threat of Zika Virus.

Nigerian Super Eagles

FIFA Rankings: Uganda, Benin Republic overtake Nigeria

As reflected in the July rankings, Nigeria is now 17th in Africa with 514 points.

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FIFA Rankings: Uganda, Benin Republic overtake Nigeria

As reflected in the July rankings, Nigeria is now 17th in Africa with 514 points.

Warri Wolves Players

Federation Cup: Warri Wolves, Rivers United through to quarter final

Rivers United beat Shooting Stars while Warri Wolves beat Prime FC.

Barr. Solomon Dalong at the Ministerial screening

No funds yet for Nigeria’s Olympics team; Buhari yet to approve release

The sports minister, Solomon Dalung, says the president has given his word.

Blessing Okagbare; Photo: allAfrica

Athletics: Okagbare, Ogunlewe top 35-member Nigeria list for Rio Olympics

Okagbare and Ogunlewe finished as the fastest athletes at the recently concluded national trials held in Sapele, Delta state.


Race for Super Eagles’ job: Meet the last men standing

There is a man seen as the anointed candidate.

FILE PHOTO: During the UEFA 2014/15 Futsal Cup Preliminary and Main Round Draw at the UEFA headquarters, The House of European Football, on July 3, 2014 in Nyon, Switzerland.


FIFA President, Secretary-General to visit Nigeria

Mr. Infantino was elected FIFA President at an Extra-ordinary General Assembly in Zurich on Feb. 26.

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Ronaldo’s fans mock Messi, ask him to reconsider retirement

“Success in national team football is used to determine the better player between Pele of Brazil and Diego Maradona of Argentina.”


SEVEN THINGS: Okagbare sets another record, Portugal win first senior title, and other things we saw

Okagbare is one of Nigeria’s brightest prospects at the coming Rio Olympics.

Portuguese national team

PREMIUM TIMES REVIEW: The five football lessons from UEFA Euro 2016

Portugal won through a player, who was ‘surprised’ to be picked and a player rejected by Swansea.


AFCON U-20 Qualifiers: Flying Eagles win in Sudan

The return leg will take place at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

Wikki Tourists

Nigeria League Review: Wikki Tourists reclaim top spot

Wikki are tied on 43 points with Rangers with 25 games played.


Euro 2016 Final: France, Portugal gun for glory — LIVE UPDATES

Portugal are looking to win their first major tournament, having lost 1-0 to Greece in 2004.

Andy Murray

Murray Wins Second Wimbledon Open title

Sunday’s game was the 11th final at the majors for Murray, but his first against an opponent other than Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.


History favours France but Portugal can make history

France are also unbeaten in their last 18 major finals matches on home soil.


Williams sisters win 6th Wimbledon doubles title

The Williams sisters tally of 14 titles means now only Martina Navratilova and Pam Schriver have more as a pair.

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Serena’s 7th Wimbledon win equals Graf’s 22 Grand Slam titles

​Serena beats her Australian Open conqueror, Angelique Kerber.


Euro 2016: Clattenburg to referee Portugal-France final

Clattenburg will be joined by assistant referees Simon Beck and Jake Collin and additional assistants Anthony Taylor and Andre Marriner.

Ahmed musa

Leicester City move excites Ahmed Musa

Musa is Leicester’s fourth signing this summer.