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Super Falcons

Tokyo 2020: Ivorians draw goalless with Super Falcons

The match at the Parc des Sports de Treichville saw both teams creating several opportunities but failing to put the ball in the net.

Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja

Sports minister moves office to Abuja stadium – Official

Mr Dare stated that the move was in line with his promise to ensure that the nation’s sports facilities are restored.

Lagos Open

Tennis: All set for 2019 Lagos Open Tournament

Players are expected from 57 countries of the world in the 19th edition this year.

Enekwechi

World Championships: Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi qualifies for Shot Put final

Just a few weeks back, Enekwechi set a new Games record in Morocco.

Alberto Salazar (Photo Credit: The New York Times)

American coach gets four-year ban for doping violations

The 61-year-old was quickly stripped of his accreditation for the world athletics championships in Doha by the sport’s governing body, IAAF, at the request of the U.S. track and field federation.

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pyrce ran a 10.71 seconds. [PHOTO CREDIT: IAAF]

World Championships: Fraser-Pyrce clinches 100m gold

Fraser-Pyrce, who was away in the 2017 edition to have her son, stunned with a 10.80 to become the world’s fastest ever in the heats.

Oduduru-Doha

World Championships: Divine Oduduru qualifies for 200m semifinals

The other Nigerian in the 200m men’s event has crashed out.

Blessing Okagbare,

World Championships: IAAF reinstates Okagbare, Odudduru after appeal

The two top athletes have now been given a spot at the starting line for the 200m at the World Championships.

Blessing Okagbare is out

Doha 2019: Okagbare accuses Nigerian athletics federation of incompetence

Nigeria’s top female athlete blames the federation for her predicament and that of Divine Oduduru.

Blessing Okagbare is out

Doha 2019: Oduduru disqualified from World Championship

Blessing Okagbare is likely to be disqualified also.

Raymond Ekevwo

Mixed fortunes for Nigeria at World Athletics Championships

Nigeria’s Raymond Ekevwo qualifies for 100 semi-final

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Nadal pulls out of Laver Cup with hand injury

Team Europe’s Nadal was scheduled to take on Team World’s Nick Kyrgios.

The selected athletes

Doha 2019: AFN picks 25 athletes for IAAF World Championships

Okagbare is the country’s sole representative in the Women’s 100 and 200 metre events.

Rohr and Mom

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr losses mum

Rohr’s mother was 97-years-old.

Stephen Keshi Stadium

Olympic qualifier: Delta announces ticket free for Nigeria/Sudan match

The tie is billed for September 10.

Nigerian men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter account of D'Tigers]

Buhari congratulates D’Tigers qualifying for Olympics 2020

The Nigerians pipped African champions, Tunisia to the ticket who had a crucial win on Saturday.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

US Open: Nadal beats Medvedev to win 19th Grand Slam

This is Nadal’s fourth US Open title and it was a hard-earned one.

Nigerian men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter account of D'Tigers]

Basketball: Nigeria’s D’Tigers defeat China, qualify for 2020 Olympics

The team secured their automatic ticket to the Olympics after they beat China 86-73 on Sunday afternoon.

Bianca Andreescu [Photo: USA Today]

US Open Final: Serena Williams falls to Andreescu

Andreescu with her heroic feat has become the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams to battle ‘street fighter’ Andreescu in U.S. Open final

Williams is seeking an elusive record-equaling 24th Grand Slam single.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Nadal qualifies for US Open final

Nadal put pressure on the underdog Italian’s serve from the start.

Nigeria-Ivory Coast[PHOTO CREDIT: FIBA.COM]

FIBA World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigers overcome Cote d’Ivoire

Nnamdi Vincent led all Nigerian scorers with 15 points while Cote d’Ivoire’s Deon Thompson led all scorers with 19 points.

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

US Open: Serena Williams qualifies for final, sets record

Serena with her latest feat has set the record for the longest gap between a first and most recent Grand Slam final.

Nigerian basketball players boycott training over 20 months unpaid allowances

“We are not suspending our protest until we get paid our entitlements.”

Rafael Nadal

Nadal into U. S. Open semis after big fight from Schwartzman

Nadal now faces big-hitting Italian Matteo Berrettini.