Category: Other Sports

2017 National Youth Games: Halidu grabs Team Kogi first medal in Ilorin

Iko Halidu has won the first medal for Team Kogi state at the ongoing 2017 National Youth Games after grabbing a silver medal in Ayo on Sunday. The medal from the...

Dalung Felicitates with Weightlifter Mariam Usman on 2008 Olympic Bronze Medal

Barrister Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports has felicitated with four- time African weightlifting champion and Commonwealth gold medalist Mariam Usman, on...

Dalung inaugurates Nigeria Taekwondo Federation, harps on grassroots initiative

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Dalung has charged the board of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation to revive its federation’s grassroots development...

2017 Afrobasket: D’Tigress devour stubborn DR Congo to seal second win

The D’Tigress recorded their second win at the ongoing 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament after digging deep to defeat the stubborn Democratic Republic of Congo...

Basketball: Hoopers maintain winning streak in Atlantic Conference six playoffs

Rivers Hoopers continued their impressive run in the Atlantic Conference six play-offs defeating Police Baton 80-63 points on Saturday in Ilorin. Ikechukwu Benjamin...

Afrobasket: Nigerian Ambassador to Mali visits D’Tigress ahead of Mozambique clash

The Nigerian Ambassador to Mali, His Excellency, Ken Nwachukwu visited the D’Tigress team housed at the Olympe Hotel at about 12noon (local time) ahead of their first...

2017 Afrobasket: D’Tigress defeat Mozambique in Championship opener

Head coach of Nigeria’s senior women’s national team, Sam Vincent started his second stint with the D’Tigress on an impressive note as his side recorded an...

2017 Afrobasket: Nigeria’s Oguande confident of winning start against Mozambique

With few hours to D’Tigress FIBA Afrobasket tournament opener against Mozambique, the Vice President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Babatunde Ogunade is...

Kwese Premier Basketball League: Rivers Hoopers Book Final Four Spot

Rivers Hoopers have qualified for the finals of the 2017 Kwese Premier Basketball League with a 76-69 points win over Oluyole Warriors on Thursday in Ilorin. Solomon...

Basketball: Two Nigerian Officials To Officiate At AfroBasket Women 2017 In Mali

FIBA Africa has invited to Nigerian Technical Officials to officiate in the AfroBasket Women Tournament 2017, taking place in Bamako, Mali, from 18th – 27th...

Kogi United 3-0 Yobe Desert Stars: Bobby inspires Confluence Boys convincing win

A first half goal and assist from Abel Bobby inspired Kogi United to a comfortable 3-0 home win over Yobe Desert Stars in a Week 21 of Bet9ja Nigerian National League,...

D’Tigress storm Nigeria for final phase of 2017 Afrobasket preparation

D’Tigress players in Orlando, Florida will on Saturday storm Lagos, Nigeria for the next phase of their camping exercise in preparation for the 2017 Women Afrobasket...

Basketball: Kida reaffirms commitment to players welfare as NBBF decamps U16 team

The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engineer Ahmadu Musa Kida has reaffirmed his commitment to players’ welfare during his tenure. Speaking on...

Lagos 2017: ITTF unveils seeding list for doubles event of Nigeria Open

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has unveiled seeding list for the doubles events of the ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open ‘Lagos 2017’. In the men’s...