Sports

World number one, Halep, withdraws from WTA Finals

Despite withdrawing from Singapore, Halep is guaranteed to end 2018 as world number one for the second year in a row.

Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho. [Photo credit: Skysports]

Mourinho is focus again as English Premier League returns Saturday

Mourinho has suffered four defeats in six games against his former club since taking over at United.

Odion Ighalo [Photo: Daily Post Nigeria]

How death threats to wife, children almost made Ighalo quit Super Eagles

“I know the fans want me to score goals. I understand them,” the China-based striker said.

Unified middleweight world champion, Canelo Alvarez

Boxer Alvarez signs N131bn deal, richest contract in sports history

Alvarez’s first fight under the contract will coincide with his move to super middleweight.

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.

Nigeria vs Libya. [PHOTO CREDIT: Goal.com]

Five features Super Eagles displayed against Libya

Gernot Rohr’s team displayed both positive and negative characteristics.

France wins Germany at the UEFA Nations League

UEFA Nations League: Loew’s job under threat as France beat Germany

Germany took the lead in the 14th minute through a controversial Toni Kroos penalty.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

AFCON Qualifiers: Ighalo nets brace as Nigeria beat Libya again

Nigeria now lead Group E of the Africa Nations Cup Qualifiers.

Super Eagles of Nigeria (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Libya 2-3 Nigeria (Players’ Ratings): Ighalo continues to repay Rohr’s faith

Odion Ighalo scored a brace for the Eagles.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Libya vs Nigeria Live Updates: Super Eagles Gun For Double Over Knights

Nigeria lie second on the Group E table with six points, two less than leaders South Africa who have played a game more.

Rose Chukuma [Photo: Voice of Nigeria]

Youth Olympics: Nigeria’s Rose Chukuma wins gold in Argentina

Chukwuma won the final race with an impressive time of 11.17 seconds.

Nigeria Amputee Football team involved in an auto crash

Nigeria Amputee Football Team involved in auto crash

The team was travelling to Abuja from Lagos.

Raheem Sterling celebrates after scoring for England against Spain (Photo Credit: Squawka Football on Twitter)

UEFA Nations League: England defeat Spain in classic encounter

The victory was the first by the Three Lions of England on Spanish soil in 31 years.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles arrive Sfax for crucial Libya clash

The Eagles soared high in the reverse fixture between them and Libya

Nigeria Football Federation Glass House

Alleged $9.5m Fraud: Trial of Nigeria football official adjourned

The trio in 2015 allegedly diverted money to the tune of $9,535,923.87 belonging to the federation to personal use.

Former U.S. Open champion, Sloane Stephens. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram account of Sloane Stephens.]

Former U.S. Open champion, Sloane Stephens, qualifies for first WTA finals

The American also won her first Premier-level event in Miami earlier this year.

Belgium defender, Thomas Vermaelen. [PHOTO CREDIT: Zimbio]

Belgium defender, Thomas Vermaelen, suffers fresh injury

The Barcelona defender has been hit by a succession of injuries since signing for Barcelona in 2014.

Patrick Baumann, the 51-year-old secretary general of basketball’s world governing body

Basketball chief Patrick Baumann dies in Buenos Aires — FIBA

Baumann was a former player, coach and referee.

Tennis

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.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

AFCON Qualifier: Pinnick dedicates Eagles’ win over Libya to Buhari

Super Eagles defeated the Libyan counterparts 4-0 on Saturday.

Odion Ighalo [Photo: Daily Post Nigeria]

Nigeria 4-0 Libya Ratings: Ighalo proves he is not just a Chinese wonder

Ighalo scored his first ever hat-trick for the national team.

Super Eagles of Nigeria (Photo Credit: Reuters)

AFCON Qualifiers: Ighalo Nets Hat Trick As Super Eagles Trash Libya

Samuel Kalu shared the spotlight with Igalo by scoring his first ever goal for the Super Eagles.

Super Eagles of Nigeria (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Nigeria vs Libya (LIVE UPDATES): Super Eagles seek crucial win

With the absence of John Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa is leading the Super Eagles.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Nigeria vs Libya: Super Eagles Seek First Home Win In 2019 AFCON Qualifiers

Saturday’s game in Uyo can best be described as a must-win for the Eagles.

Usain Bolt celebrates after scoring

Usain Bolt scores twice for Australian club

Eight-time Olympic sprint champion scored in a 4-0 win over Macarthur South West.