Category: Other Sports

Nigeria-born Italy’s teenager, Oyebode shines at ITTF Junior Open in Lignano

Nigerian-born Italian, John Oyebode was in superb form at the just concluded 2017 ITTF Italian Junior and Cadet Open in Lignano as the 15-year-old claimed two gold...

Gov Dickson Classics: Four National Champions suffered setback in Bayelsa

There is a new twist in the Nigeria Wrestling Federation as four National Champions suffered defeat at the ongoing 2nd Governor Seriake Dickson Wrestling Championships...

Dalung, Gov Dickson to commission Wrestling Center in Yenegoa

The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung will commission the Dynamite Recreation Centre in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State on Saturday, 11th March, 2017....

1,000 Wrestlers Converge For 2nd Dickson Wrestling Championship

About 1,000 wrestlers are expected to participate at the 2nd Governor Seriake Dickson Wrestling Classics, which commence on Friday at the Indoor Hall of the Samson...

Lagos City Marathon: Nigerian elites hail organizers for prompt payment of prize money

Nigerian elite marathoners that won prizes at the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Tuesday expressed gratitude to the organizer and project consultant, Nilayo...

Sports Federations’ Elections: Ministry Yet To Release Guidelines – Akinyemi

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has disassociated itself from the electoral guidelines currently in circulation announcing that the ministry is yet to release...

Kano State defeat Kogi to lift Ramat U17 Cup

Kano state have emerged champions of the 32nd edition of the Murtala Ramat Mohammed tournament after defeating Kogi 2-0 in the final at the Kano Pillars Stadium on...

How Nigeria Boys & Girls Qualify For U21 Beach Volleyball World Championship

Nigeria’s under-21 boys and girls beach volleyball teams have qualified for the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball Under-21 World Championships scheduled for Nanjing in China...

Kogi Handball Tourney: Gov Bello is keen on grassroot sports – Adoji

Kogi state commissioner of youth and sports, Arome Adoji has stated Governor Yahaya Bello’s willingness to develop grassroots sports in the state. Adoji who spoke...

US will make Baseball a popular sport in Nigeria – Brooks

The spokesperson, Embassy of the United States of America, Russell Brooks said the United States is making moves in order to make baseball a popular sport in Nigeria....

8 years old shines at Calabar Table Tennis Cadet Open Championship

Eight-year-old Bright Joel Udoh of Prison Primary School, Calabar was the cynosure of all eyes at the grand finale of the NTTF-sanctioned maiden Calabar Open Schools...

Table Tennis: Nigeria, Egypt, 14 African countries for ITTF World Championships

The continental powerhouses in table tennis – Nigeria and Egypt will lead 14 other African countries to this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)...

4th CCSF International Taekwondo Open fixed for October 27 in Abuja

The 4th edition of the Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation (CCSF) International Taekwondo Opens is set to return on the 27th and 28th October 2017 at the Ladi Kwali...

Althetics Federation of Nigeria releases 2017 Calendar

The Athletics Federation Nigeria(AFN) has released the 2017 calendar as the season to commence fully in April with the D.K Olukoya U-18 Championships, Mt. Sac and Penn...