Sports Features

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.

Stephen Keshi

5 things Keshi must do to succeed as he begins third reign against Chad

PREMIUM TIMES’ sports desk hereby makes recommendations on how Keshi can succeed as Super Eagles’ coach

ANALYSIS: Three lessons from Flying Eagles’ defeat by Germany

PREMIUM TIMES’ in-house analyst assesses the defeat of the Flying Eagles and suggests how it could have been averted

Meet Asia’s fastest man who is a Nigerian

The African, European, and Asian record holders in 100m are Nigerians.

UEFA Champions League Preview: Why Juventus stand a chance despite Barcelona firepower

The outcome of a football final, especially in a prestigious tournament like the UEFA Champions League, is never simple to predict.

FIFA U-20 World Cup: 5 Nigerian players to watch out for

The Nigerian side is replete with the U-17 team that won the World Cup in Dubai in 2013 and has been fortified with more players.

How Chelsea, Tottenham, Man City ended EPL season the way they started

Read how all the teams in the English Premier League started and ended this season

INTERVIEW: Why sponsors should ignore English League, focus on Nigerian League – Dikko

The reason why our ranking will drop is because one team has been winning the league for the past three seasons.

Jonathan fails to honour Falcons months after emerging African Champions

The Super Falcons have had many victories.

Amid high hopes, ​Cerebral Palsy Football​ grows in Nigeria

The Power Eagles are determined to compete at the Paralympics.

I want to change minds through biking – Ogbonnaya Kanu

Kanu has toured 29 countries on a bike.

EPL Special: Chelsea vs Manchester City – Live Commentaries

The stage is set for an explosive clash at Stamford Bridge as English Premier League table leader, Chelsea, take on closest rival, Manchester City.

PREMIUM TIMES’ top 14 sports figures for 2014

Premium Times selects the best of the best sports men and women who made names and news in the last 12 months.

The untold story of Dike’s bonus turn down, By Mansur Abubakar

The story may not be as “heroic” as presented.

Oscar Pistorius jailed 5 years for killing girlfriend

Judge says blade runner is able-bodied enough to face jail.

N​igerian Players Watch: Ikechukwu Uche is PREMIUM TIMES star of the week

The Villarreal forward has now reached a milestone of 100 goals in Spain.

Arsene Wenger must integrate plan B ahead of London Derby with Chelsea

If Arsenal are unable to find their feet in the first 15 minutes, an early goal might go in for Chelsea.

Nigerian Players Watch: Obafemi Martins is PREMIUM TIMES star of the week

Mikel Obi was the only Nigerian in the EPL over the weekend.

Stephen Keshi

2014 World Cup: Let Keshi lead, but not as Big Boss, By Olukayode Thomas

Looking for a static institution? You don’t need to look further than the Nigeria Football family; they are right in front of you. It is the same old depressing story every day. As it was twenty years ago, so it’s today and so it may probably be in the next decade. Football players’ union sit-tight […]

[Sports Stones] Haba Segun Odegbami, Mikel shouldn’t be the grass when Elephants fight

Olukayode Thomas takes a swipe at football legend, Segun Odegbami, for criticizing Nigerian star, Mikel Obi