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The Olympic Rings stand in front of the flags of Nations in the Olympic Park in Sochi.. Picture date: Monday February 3, 2014. See PA story OLYMPICS Sochi. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire.

New dates announced for Tokyo Olympic Games

The announcement of a new date for the Olympic Games was initially expected in April after the three-week timeline set.

Odion Ighalo celebrates his goal [PHOTO: talkSPORT]

Ighalo wins first Manchester United award

Ighalo pulled 32% of fans’ vote to emerge as the winner.

The Olympic Rings [PHOTO CREDIT: beIN SPORTS]

Postponed Olympic Games To Get New Date In April

Organisers have agreed the Tokyo Games will not be postponed later than the summer of 2021.

Odion Ighalo

Chinese club offers Ighalo bumper deal; star may become Africa’s best paid

Ighalo’s current contract expires in December 2022 and Shanghai want to keep him until December 2024.

Dayo Ojo, football player with Enyimba

Two abducted Nigerian footballers freed

The players have since reunited with their families.

The Olympic Rings [PHOTO CREDIT: beIN SPORTS]

Why we support postponement of Olympic Games – NBBF

The senior basketball men and women’s teams had earlier qualified for the 2020 Olympics.

Coronavirus: IOC set to announce postponement of 2020 Olympic Games

Officials of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are set for a meeting with the Japanese government

The Olympic Rings stand in front of the flags of Nations in the Olympic Park in Sochi.. Picture date: Monday February 3, 2014. See PA story OLYMPICS Sochi. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire.

Coronavirus: Japan, IOC agree to postpone 2020 Olympics

The latest date the Olympic Games will be held is summer 2021.

FIFA Headquarters

Football stars join campaign to tackle coronavirus

The campaign promotes five key steps for people to follow to protect their health in line with WHO guidance.

Nigeria Police Force

Kidnappers demand N20 million to release Nigerian footballers

Sources close the families said the kidnappers had earlier demanded N100 million.

UEFA logo [UEFA.com]

#Coronavrius: UEFA postpones club competitions indefinitely

The UEFA Women’s Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League Final are affected.

Mourane Fellaini

Coronavirus: Ex-Manchester United midfielder Fellaini tests positive

The 32-year old hopes “to return to the game as soon as possible”.

Super Eagles stars battle for Pitch Award

In the Goalkeeper of the Year category, Chiamaka Nnadozie will be battling out against the duo of Uzoho and Akpeyi

Ifeanyi George

Nigerian footballer dies In road accident

The player died Sunday morning on his way to Lagos while driving from Enugu.

Lorenzo Sanz [PHOTO: Marca]

Former Real Madrid president, Lorenzo Sanz, dies of coronavirus

Sanz presided over Madrid from 1995 until 2000, leading the club to two European titles, a Spanish league title and a Spanish Super Cup title.

COVID-19: Coronavirus

Another Juventus striker tests positive to coronavirus

Dybala is the third Juventus player to test positive for the coronavirus.

Heartland Vs Kano Pillars NPFL Matchday 13

Coronavirus: Nigerian Football League suspended

The LMC said the decision was to conform with the guidelines for containment of the spread of the global pandemic.

The Olympic Rings stand in front of the flags of Nations in the Olympic Park in Sochi.. Picture date: Monday February 3, 2014. See PA story OLYMPICS Sochi. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire.

Coronavirus: Japan not considering postponing 2020 Olympics – Official

Japan is billed to host the Olympic holding between July 24 to August 9, 2020.

Mikel Obi (Photo Credit: Football Live)

Mikel quits Turkish club amid coronavirus outbreak

The 32-year old will forfeit the rest of his wages after leaving the club in a somewhat controversial manner.

UEFA building used to tell the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: TalkSPORT]

Coronavirus forces postponement of Euro 2020

Talks are also ongoing on how to complete the suspended UCL and Europa League.

Why Buhari authorised postponement of National Sports Festival – Ministers

About 11,000 athletes and their officials had declared readiness to participate in this year’s sports festival.

Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development [PHOTO CREDIT: @SundayDareSD]

Nigeria postpones National Sports Festival over coronavirus

Before this official announcement, there had been calls in different quarters to postpone the National Sports Festival.

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, who succeeded Adams Oshiomhole.[Photo credit: YouTube]

Sports festival: Schools in Edo to go on 10-day break

The National Sports Festival holds from March 22 to April 1 in Edo State.

Viewing centers in Kaduna

Coronavirus: Nigerian football fans, viewing centres lament suspension of European leagues

Owners of the usually busy viewing centres in Kaduna said the suspension of major European football leagues due to the outbreak of coronavirus is affecting them adversely.

Nigeria’s Flamingoes

U17 World Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria’s Flamingoes beat Guinea to reach next round

Nigeria has qualified for the next round where they would be up against their Ghanaian counterparts.