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Nigerian Handball (Photo Credit: Voice of Nigeria, VON)

New Handball league set to start in Abuja

For many, the revival of the game of handball may have kicked off with this development.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal brushes off Thiem in Monte Carlo

Thiem was supposed to give the king of clay a run for his money.

Nigeria Amputee Football team

Nigeria’s amputee football team plans friendly with Ghanaian counterparts

The friendly will prepare the Special Eagles for the Amputee World Cup slated for October in Mexico

Rafael Nadal

Nadal to face Djokovic’s conqueror in Monte Carlo quarters

Nadal defeated 38th seed, Karen Khachanov in two straight sets 6-3 6-2.

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FIFA fines Portugal’s Sporting Lisbon, others for “third-party’’ deals

FIFA policy on third-party ownership bans either clubs or players from entering into economic rights agreements with third-party investors.

Enyimba-Kano

CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba pull through, Akwa United crash out

A spirited display by Akwa United saw them secure a 3-1 win over Sudanese club Al Ittihad.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal, Djokovic into the third round in Monte Carlo

Nadal revealed he arrived in Monte Carlo in good condition but conscious that injuries might flare up again.

Asaba 2018: South Africa unveil preliminary squad for athletics championships

Middle-distance star Caster Semenya, hurdler Wenda Nel and Javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen are all on the roster.

Commonwealth Games: Aruna Quadri picks final medal for Nigeria

Nigeria ended with nine gold, nine silver, and six bronze medals.

Commonwealth Games: Quadri through to final as Adeniyi wins another wrestling gold

Nigeria is now in the eight position on the medals table.

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Commonwealth Games: Nigeria wins two relay medals

The quartet of Joy Udo-Gabriel, Blessing Okagbare, Tobi Amusan and Rose Chukwuma ran a time of 42.75s to finish behind England and Jamaica in the 4x100m.

Nigeria wins two more gold medals

Team Nigeria is 10th on the medal’s table.

Comonwealth Games: Indian athletes sent home after needle found in room

“The testimony of the athletes … are both unreliable and evasive.”

Commonwealth Games: Aruna Quadri qualifies for quarter final

Injury stopped Toriola.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria begins ‘medal harvest’ in wrestling

Nigeria is behind South Africa in the African medal ranking.

Commonwealth Games: Missing Cameroonian athletes rise to 8

Cameroon earlier announced five missing athletes.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria wins fourth gold medal

The powerlifting team have given Team Nigeria a big lift, winning a total of six medals.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria wins three gold medals

Nigeria has won three gold and four silver medals at the time of this report.

Nigeria wins second medal at Commonwealth Games

The latest medal was won in men’s shot put throw.

Nigeria wins first medal at Commonwealth Games

Nigeria’s men’s table tennis team won silver on Monday

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria defeat England, to face India for Table Tennis gold

Nigeria is now assured of a medal.

Plateau indigenes win Ibadan City Marathon

The 42km race was sponsored by West Midland Communications.

Commonwealth Games: Mixed fortunes as Nigerian duo qualify for 100m final

In the men’s 400m Heats, both Chidi Okezie and Nathaniel Samson qualified for the semis.

Commonwealth Games: Nigerian debutant comes 10th

She is the first female athlete to represent the country in the event.

2018 Commonwealth Games: Nigeria beats Australia in table tennis

Nigeria qualifies for semi-finals.