Excitement in FUTA as student wins silver medal for Africa at World Youth Games in Argentina
Akintola represented Nigeria at the West African Zone 2 Youth Championship in Ghana in April, winning gold and qualifying to represent West African at the African Youth Championship in Algiers.
Basketball chief Patrick Baumann dies in Buenos Aires — FIBA
Baumann was a former player, coach and referee.
Lagos Open Tennis: British teenager upsets top seed to clinch title
Britain’s Jack Draper became the youngest winner of an ITF Futures tournament in Nigeria.
Semifinalists emerge at Lagos Open Tennis Championship
In the Women’s Singles, Swiss prime seed, Conny Perrin, defeated seventh-seeded Tereza Mihalikova of Slovakia
Okocha attends Lagos Open Tennis Championship as main draws begin
The first leg (Futures 4) of the Lagos Open started at the weekend.
Women’s Basketball World Cup: Nigeria loses narrowly to Canada, finishes eighth
The Nigerian ladies will now shift focus to successfully defending their AfroBasket title in 2019.
Women’s Basketball World Cup: Nigeria defeat Greece, qualify for quarter-final
The Nigerian team face the United States of America in the quarter-final.
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.
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
Osaka, 20, shot to international fame on Saturday when she defeated American Serena Williams.
Tennis: Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win U.S. Open
The win for Djokovic gives him 14 Grand Slams.
Tennis: Serena Williams fined $17,000 for US Open code violations
Serena Williams lost the US Open final.
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.
Ahead of World Cup, D’Tigress captain joins Lagos camp
Elonu was recently named team captain by head coach, Otis Hughley.
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.