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Buhari congratulates D’Tigers, assures team of full support ahead of Olympics

The President says he will give the team and Nigeria’s other representatives at the next Olympic Games the fullest possible support

Nigeria professor wins N58 million jackpot betting on EPL matches

Mr. Ighalo won a whooping N58, 945, 553.

Nigeria’s Quadri makes top eight at Czech Open

In the round of 32, Quadri was up against Germany’s Patrick Baum who was tournament’s number eight seed.

Nigeria’s Okagbare fails to win IAAF Athletes Commission seat

All 1873 athletes accredited for the championships tagged “Beijing 2015” had the right to vote in the elections.

IAAF World Championship: Blame game continues as Nigeria finishes with no medal

How can an athlete be receiving five digits every month and I get zero.”

FIBA: Nigeria hopes to beat Angola to Rio 2016

One player D’Tigers will be looking to for leadership on the court will be Chamberlain Oguchi.

D’Tigers defeat Senegal to reach first Afrobasket final since 2003

By the victory, they have now avenged their 2013 defeat by Senegal.

Usain Bolt

IAAF World Championships: Bolt picks third gold as Jamaica wins 4x100m double

Jamaica has won the title four times consecutively.

IAAF World Championships: Mixed fortunes for Nigeria as 4x100m team crashes out

Blessing Okagbare was conspicuously missing.

Basketball | Nigeria defeats Gabon, qualifies for FIBA semifinal

Nigeria will meet either Senegal or Algeria.

Usain Bolt

Bolt beats Gatlin again to win 200m event

Usain completed the sprint double winning in a time of 19.55secs

D’Tigers get quarterfinal date with Gabon

The winner of this tournament qualifies automatically for the 2016 Men’s Olympic Basketball Tournament 

IAAF World Championships: Confusion as Okagbare fails to show up for 200m Race

Nigerian officials are confused regarding why she stayed away

Blessing Okagbare

IAAF Championships: Okagbare will bounce back in 200m – Technical Manager

On Wednesday, Blessing Okagbare will run in heat 3, lane 4 at the 200 metres race.

IAAF World Championships: Okagbare finishes last as Fraser-Pryce wins 100m gold

Okagbare will look to the 200 metres race for consolation.

Okagbare qualifies for 100m final at World Championships

Okagbare finished second in her semi-final race behind Jamaican rival, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

All Africa Games: Nigeria sends athletes’ blood samples to South Africa

“Last two weeks, we took 65 samples of 65 athletes to South Africa for testing. I am sure the result will be out by next week.”

UPDATE: Usain Bolt retains world title, beats Gatlin, Powell

The victory in Beijing completes a hat trick of wins for Bolt.

Usain Bolt retains 100m title at IAAF World Championships

Bolt is the world and Olympic record holder with 9.58secs.

Afrobasket 2015; D’Tigers get off on winning note against CAR

Their next match is against Uganda on Friday though injured forward, Ike Diogu is not expected to have made a full recovery.

All-Africa Games: Nigeria Table Tennis Federation hires former German coach

The German tactician guided Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri to the quarterfinal of the 2014 ITTF World Cup in Dusseldorf.

No regrets appointing Oliseh — NFF President, Pinnick

Oliseh was chosen as replacement for sacked Coach Stephen Keshi.