Sports Features

Weekend’s 7 top sports events | First, Bolt ‘rescues’ athletics with bold win

Golfer Andreas Harto, Denmark, made a tournament called ‘Made In Denmark’ count when he proposed to his girlfriend, Louise, during the tournament in Farso on Friday.

2015 IAAF World Championships: Team Nigeria battling against the odds

This games may not be a good one for the Nigerian team – and that is far from being pessimistic.

Tiger Woods needs to take a break and the 7 things we saw last week

Djokovic: ‘Someone is smoking weed, I can smell it, I’m getting dizzy.”

Arsenal get reality ‘Cech’ and the other things we saw from the weekend

A 10-year-old from Bahrain became the youngest swimmer to compete at the FINA World Championships

Sourcing players for the Supers Eagles from the Diaspora

Coach Oliseh is trying to lure foreigners with Nigerian ancestry into the National Team.

Nigerian players to watch this weekend

Find out the Nigerian players that will be in the spotlight this weekend.

Doreen Amata seeks a jump into the history books

The athlete wants to become the first woman to win the All-Africa Games’ high jump gold three times

Rafael Nadal

7 top sports events of the week

The Nigerian Football Premier League continued to reel out good figures.

Five things we learnt from today’s Community Shield match Arsenal won

With the EPL to kick off next weekend, the friendly match afforded the supporters a glimpse into some facts concerning these London sides.

7 top sporting events of the week: Bolt’s blistering return, FIFA World Cup draws and others

FIFA president also made what was a rare public appearance.

FIFA headquarters

Racism, football and the 2018 Russian World Cup

Racism is  a major concern in Russian football, and it’s unclear whether FIFA didn’t consider that in awarding the 2018 world cup to the country.

Rivaldo, son score in same match; plus 6 other eye-catching sporting events last week

NPFL is definitely getting better.

Welcome Oliseh! Here are 5 success tips you need

There are three ‘Rs’ in football that completely define the
major qualities that a footballer must have – Receive, Retain and
Release.

Serena williams

NFF to set record, Serena Slam and 7 sporting events that caught our eyes last week

Athletics and drug use will always be in the news so much so that former drug cheats, now rehabilitated, continue to win races.

INTERVIEW: My experience playing, living with Yekini — ex-Nigerian international, Dahiru Sadi

Sadi was called to the national team earlier than Rashidi Yekini.

Wimbledon 2015: Serena thrashes Sharapova as Murray gets set for Federer

Before that woman’s final match on Saturday, there is the little matter of the men’s semifinal matches on Friday.

ANALYSIS: Sunday Oliseh and the Super Eagles resurrection

Oliseh often said he would not coach the national team.

Sunday Oliseh, Super Eagles and Allan Shearer, By Nnaemeka Meribe

Oliseh reminds me so much of Allan Shearer, arguable the best England striker of all time

ANALYSIS: Who next for the Super Eagles after Keshi?

As the NFF goes shopping for a new coach, there are 5 things the new manager must possess

Stephen Keshi

Keshi’s sack, Messi’s struggles and the 7 sporting moments of last week

One match to look forward to this week at the 2015 Wimbledon championship is the meeting between World No.1, Serena Williams and her older sibling, Venus. 

NFF and Keshi | A dance of the absurd

Going by Saturday’s development, Keshi may have finished his stint with the Super Eagles and may have become the most sacked manager in the country’s national team history.

Sepp Blatter

Blatter is not gone plus 7 sporting events that caught our eye last week

Next time you think of Barcelona, remember that they are better with their hands!

7 great Olympic Moments for Nigeria

Chioma Ajunwa is the only Nigerian with an individual Olympic gold medal.

7 sporting moments that caught the eye last weekend

A player helped another player off the pitch when he got injured.

FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015: Video highlights of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles matches

The Flying Eagles won two of the four matches they played at the tournament.