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Port-Harcourt To Host African Badminton Championships

The resurgence of badminton in Nigeria got another boost as the Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA) granted Nigeria the hosting right for the 2019 edition of the All African Senior Badminton Championships. In a letter the the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) , the continental body conveyed it’s approval for Port Harcourt, Rivers State to […]

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Team Nigeria Defends Badminton Crown In Cote D’ivoire

It was pomp and pageantry as curtains fall at the 2018 edition of the Côte d’Ivoire International Badminton Championship. Team Nigeria which entered for only 4 of the 5 events in the competition emerged overall winners with 3gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze to retain the title it won last year. In the Mixed Doubles […]

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D’Tigers Hold First Training As Diogu, Zanna, Aminu Arrive

D’Tigers held their first training session ahead of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World cup qualifiers at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos under the tutelage of Alex Nwora and his assistant, Ogoh Odaudu. The 9 players made up of Emenago Obinna, Omoerah Keith Saido, Braxton Ogbueze Jai, Mbamalu Bryant, Agada Caleb […]

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HFN Disbands Senior Men National Team

The board of the Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN), has disbanded the men senior national team. The Secretary General of the Federation, Alhaji Haruna Maigidansanma, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. He said the decision was part of the resolutions reached at the end of its board meeting held on Saturday, May 5, in […]

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Asaba 2018: 25 Countries Enter For African Senior Athletics Championships

The 21st African Senior Athletics Championships to be hosted in Asaba, Delta State from August 1-5, 2018, is set to be the biggest ever as projections of athletes’ registration presently shows. As much as 25 countries have already registered and many more are still expected. A current breakdown indicates 473 male athletes have already been […]

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2018 Prudent Energy Handball Premier League – DAY 1 REVIEWS

Niger United made a winning start to their campaign in the maiden Prudent Energy Handball Premier League as they defeated Owena Kings 47-23 in the opener day at the Package B, National Stadium, Abuja on Friday. In an indoor hall clash, Plateau Vipers bowed to Kada Stars 30-20 after Borno Spiders crumbled to Lagos Seasiders […]

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Why Senator Dino Melaye’s Younger Brother, Others Were Remanded In Kuje Prison

A court in Abuja has ordered that a brother to Senator Dino Melaye, Samuel Melaye and three others be remanded in Kuje prison, Abuja for allegedly aided the Senator to jump off a moving police van. The others are Amaefula David, Pius Inyang and Mohammed Wazari. The order for their remand in prison was made […]

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Bayelsa State Governor Rewards Victorious Wrestlers From Gold Coast

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has doled out millions of naira to the victorious Bayelsa contingents to the Common Wealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. A press statement signed by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Francis Ottah Agbo stated that a total of eight medals were won: three gold, two silver and three bronze […]

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Prudent Energy Handball Premier League kicks off on Friday in Abuja

The Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN) have unveiled Prudent Energy, as the new sponsor of the first phase of the Premier League that will hold from April 27- May 6 in Abuja. For many, the revival of the game of handball may have kicked off with this development. There will be 22 teams on parade […]

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2017 ITTF Challenge: Omotayo leads Nigeria contingent at Belgium Open

Italy-based Olajide Omotayo will lead two other Nigerians to the 2017 ITTF Challenge Belgium Open which serves off on Tuesday October 31 in Former international, Kazeem Nosiru and Dotun Aiyelumo will also begin their campaigns in the group stage of the men’s singles of the tournament. Omotayo has been drawn in Group two alongside Chinese […]

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Access Bank Lagos Marathon: GAC Motor car prize ignites prep for 10 km race

There are indications that winners of the men and women 10 km race, to be introduced in the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, will smile home with brand new cars, courtesy of the race’s Official Automobile Partner, GAC Motor. This has made thousands of runners double their preparations for the 10km race of the […]

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THE NIGERIA MASTERS: Cameroonian Ebela leads the pack after Day 1

Desire Ebela leads by 1 shot after day 1 of NIGERIA MASTERS. The Cameroonian scored three under par, the best round of the day with 69, followed by Issa Nlareb with two over par and Kingsley Oparaku in the third position with 1 under par. In a tied in fourth position finished Kojo Barnni and […]

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Solomon Dalung To Commission National Stadium Swimming Pool on Friday

The newly renovated National Stadium swimming pool Complex will be formally commissioned on Friday October 27 by the Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung. The facility situated at the National Stadium complex in Surulere, Lagos was fully renovated after 18 years of abandonment by successive governments. The Minister who will be in […]

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NBBF holds FIBA statistics training/certification after 13 years

For the first time in 13 years, a 2-day intensive statistics course and certification was conducted and concluded on Monday by the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) in conjunction with the Engineer Musa Kida led Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). 74 participants took part in the latest basketball techniques, rules, interpretation and records keeping during […]