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57 FCT schools for Principals’ Cup tourney – Official

The organisers say the tournament has been recording tremendous success ranging from increase in the number of participating schools to discovery of talents

Joseph Imeh Ubon

Tennis: Lowly-rated Nigerian stuns French star at Governor’s Cup

Imeh, who is ranked number 1951 in the world, proved too much for Fransen, ranked 562.

Managing Director of Real Madrid Foundation , Julio Gonzalez presented a crested jersey to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike after a meeting between Real Madrid Foundation and Rivers State Government  on the setting up of a Real Madrid Academy in Rivers State on Tuesday.

Rivers govt announces conclusion of discussion with Real Madrid Foundation for football academy

“This meeting is the height of our deliberation to get the academy started.”


Tennis: Nigerian Players crumble in Governor’s Cup Second Leg

Both the men and women were defeated.

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200 participants set for IBB Ladies Closed Golf Champions in Abuja Friday

Male golfers have also been admitted into the competition as guest players.

Shadia Bseiso

WWE signs first female Arab wrestler

Shadia Bseiso is a Jordanian.

Nadal and Federer

Federer defeats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters

The world number two had beaten Nadal in the finals of the Australian Open and Miami Masters.

Nadal and Federer [Photo: The Guardian]

It’s Federer versus Nadal for the 38th time in Shanghai

Federer has a 14-23 head-to-head disadvantage against the Spaniard.

Power Uti

Police arrest Nigerian wrestling champion, Power Uti, over wife’s Death

The body of Mrs. Uti was discovered on Monday morning in their home

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. [Photo credit: YouTube]

Edo govt. to establish 20 mini-stadia across the state

The commissioner says competitions such as the Principals’ Cup for schools and Governor’s Cup for communities will be reactivated


Weightlifting: Nigeria wins nine gold medals in African championship

Nigeria can still win more medals.

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa [Photo: Ebal's Blog]

Delta Assembly approves N1.9bn for completion of Asaba stadium

The state governor says the completion of the facility will boost sports activities in the state


CAF emergency committee to meet in Lagos

Senior officials of African football will attend the meeting.

17th Governor's Cup takes off in Lagos [Photo credit: SundiataPost]

Tennis: 17th Governor’s Cup takes off in Lagos

More local players are expected to feature in the tournament.

John Mikel Obi

2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Mikel assures of victory over Zambia

Table–toppers Nigeria seek to qualify for a sixth FIFA World Cup appearance.

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Hingis back as Doubles No.1 after 19 years

The Swiss Miss has been named No.1 with her doubles partner, Yung-Jan Chan

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INTERVIEW: How I got into wrestling ‘accidentally’- Commonwealth Champion, Oduanyo Adekuoroye

The silver medalist at the last world wrestling championship decries government’s apathy toward the sport.

Grigory Rodchenkov: declared wanted by Russia

Russia declares Rodchenkov doping whistleblower wanted

The court also put him on an international “wanted” list for alleged abuse of authority.


COPA Lagos 2017: Lebanon, Netherlands to battle Nigeria

Organised by Kinetic Sports, the 2017 Copa Lagos is set to hold from December 8 to 10.

Sylvester Emmanuel

Tennis: Spain-based Nigerian star vows to win 2017 Governor’s Cup

“I have the mindset to come and win it, and I guess it’s the same with other players too.”

divorce law court

Former Super Eagles Coach Onigbinde divorces wife after 30 years

The coach’s ex-wife wanted to keep the marriage.


Basketball: Silver winning D’Tigers to arrive on Monday

The team lost to Tunisia in the final of the Afrobasket 2017.

D'Tigers team.

Tunisia dethrone Nigeria’s D’Tigers as African basketball champions

Nigeria only won one of the four quarters of the game.

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung celebrating with Delta contingent, which emerged as overall winners of the Third National Youth Games in Ilorin on Saturday (16/9/17).

Team Delta Wins 3rd National Youth Games

Akwa Ibom and Ondo took second and third positions


Nigeria’s D’Tigers overpower Senegal, zoom into Afrobasket final

Nigeria will face Tunisia in Saturday’s final.