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ITTF Africa Senior Championships: Egypt celebrates double victory over Nigeria

Ahmed Saleh of Egypt won his 17th gold medal.

FIBA Appoints Oyedeji to Players’ Commission

The player’s commission under the chairmanship of former Serbian International and NBA great, Vlade Divac.

​​Flying Eagles will win African Championships​, Coach Ugbade boasts​

The Flying Eagles have emerged victorious in all their test matches.

Yaba Tech wins 2014 NIPOGA

The Polytechnic Ibadan came second.

NIS graduates first batch of coaches from Abuja campus Wednesday

The graduands are 61 men and six women.

EPL Round Up: Chelsea, Man City win big

With Wednesday’s result, Chelsea keep their six-point cushion as they have now amassed 36 points from 14 games.

Stephen Keshi to sign new Super Eagles contract

An official says the coach is too connected to be ignored.

NFF Crisis: Amaju Pinnick’s election faces fresh scrutiny

The viability of Mr. Pinnick’s position would be announced in December.

East Africans dominate 10th Obudu mountain race

East Africans are globally acclaimed long distance race champions.

Nigeria League: Sharks, Dolphins embark on fresh protests over unpaid salaries

This is third time the players will take their protest to the government house.

Nigeria League gets new end date

The League Management Company, LMC has announced that the 2013/14 Glo Nigeria Premier League season originally meant to end this weekend Sunday November 9  with Match Day 38 games has been pushed forward by a week. Making the declaration is the LMC boss Nduka Irabor who told PREMIUM TIMES that the shift was necessary in order […]

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Three presidents to grace grand opening of Akwa Ibom Stadium

The high point of the commissioning is an international friendly match between the home-based senior national team of Nigeria, Super Eagles B, and the U-23 National Team of Ghana.

Kanu becomes first Nigerian to ride motorcycle solo from Lagos to South Africa

Kanu has ridden motorcycles in 26 countries of the world, 23 of which were with his own Nigerian-registered motorcycle.

Ahmed Musa helps CSKA Moscow to victory over Man City

In other games, Lionel Messi equaled the all-time goal scoring record in the UEFA Champions League as the Argentine hit a brace that saw Barcelona cruise to a 0-2 win over Ajax Amsterdam.

7 kidnapped triathletes freed in Mexico

Among the triathletes was Fabiola Corona, who participated in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

NFF Crisis: Peace meeting brokered by Sports Minister ends in deadlock

The NFF is currently factionalised.

Fencing World Cup in Senegal cancelled over Ebola fears

Team and individual men’s fencing events were scheduled to take place on October 31 and November 1.

Late Stephen Keshi

Nigerians lament Super Eagles loss to Sudan

“We don’t have a creative midfielder. The Sudanese really dealt with us…”

NFA crisis: Sports minister, Maigari, Amadu, charged for contempt

Vice Chairman of the Chris Giwa-led NFA board, Obinna Ogba and another member, Yahaya Adama, obtained the injunction from the high court restraining the Maigari-led board from holding the Sept. 20 and Sept. 30 congresses.

Okagbare misses out on IAAF award shortlist

Okagbare has however been shortlisted for several awards on the home front was only recently a recipient of the MFR award.

We will run an inclusive administration, says newly-elected NFF president

FIFA warns the NFF against a repeat of the events preceding Amaju’s election.

Uduaghan congratulates newly-elected NFF president

Amaju has performed creditably well to date and I have no doubt in my mind that he will excel in this new assignment and take football in Nigeria to an enviable height.