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FIBA Women’s World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigress lose to Australia

D’Tigress are billed to square up against Turkey on Sunday night in their second group game.

Nigeria's D’Tigers

Basketball: Nigeria’s D’Tigers qualify for World Cup

The feat achieved by the Super Eagles as the first African team to qualify for the FIFA World Cup has been replicated by the country’s national men’s basketball team, D’Tigers.

Nissan signs rising tennis star Osaka as brand ambassador. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of Naomi Osaka]

Nissan signs rising tennis star Osaka as brand ambassador

Osaka, 20, shot to international fame on Saturday when she defeated American Serena Williams.

Guus Hiddink

Hiddink appointed coach of Chinese Olympic team

China has not appeared at the Olympic football finals since 2008.

Novak Djokovic

Tennis: Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win U.S. Open

The win for Djokovic gives him 14 Grand Slams.

Serena Williams

Tennis: Serena Williams fined $17,000 for US Open code violations

Serena Williams lost the US Open final.


Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri emerges African champion

Quadri did not drop a point from the first round until the final when he defeated Egypt’s Ahmed Saleh 4-1.

Nigeria’s national cricket team to debut in South African tourney

The tournament will consist of four pools of five teams.

Organisers provide more details of Lagos media marathon

The route and eligibility were among issues clarified by an official.

Cycling: Team Nigeria departs for Italy

The championship is slated to hold from September 11 to September 14.


Ahead of World Cup, D’Tigress captain joins Lagos camp

Elonu was recently named team captain by head coach, Otis Hughley.

Jamie Murray

Murray, Mattek-Sands win U.S. Open mixed doubles

“It was a little emotional getting that win,” said Mattek-Sands.”

Young athletes on the track [Photo Credit: Making of Champions]

2,447 athletes in Ilorin for national youth games

The games will officially open on Monday from 2pm.

Diego Maradona

Maradona named coach again

Maradona will debut as coach on Sept. 15

Ondo Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu

Ondo athletes to be absent at Youth Sports Festival – Official

The official also gives a reason for the absence.

Table Tennis: Nigeria wins men’s team title at African championship

Nigeria have secured the ticket to represent the continent at 2019 ITTF World Team Cup in Tokyo.

FIBA Women’s team

Ahead of World Cup, D’Tigress meet with fans in Lagos

The team’s new kits were on display.

Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala

Buhari, Ambode’s China visit excites Oshoala

“I am very happy with the ongoing transformation at the Onikan stadium.”

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung,

Dalung launches sports devt grant with own salary

He says the gesture will end leadership tussles in sport federations.

Access Bank Lagos Marathon

2019 Lagos City Marathon holds February

The collection of running kit bibs will end on January 22, 2019.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

U.S Open: Nadal eases past Pospisil to reach third round

The Spaniard wrapped the contest in exactly two hours.


Nigeria U-19 Cricket Team gain promotion, qualifies for 2020 World Cup

The Nigeria side defeated Sierra Leone with a 137 runs victory in the much anticipated final to lift the trophy.

Why Nigerian athletes are struggling – Chioma Ajunwa

Ajunwa says the problem is huge.

Serena Williams at Wimbledon. [Photo credit: Forefront Nigeria]

Serena Williams seeded 17th for U.S. Open

The current WTA rankings are the usual criteria to decide seeding in the women’s draw.

Kiki Bertens (Photo Credit: Fox Sports)

Tennis: Bertens stuns world number one Halep for Cincinnati title

Bertens, rebounding after a quick first set loss, outlasted Romania’s top seed in an exhausting second set tiebreaker.