Fury beats Wilder, wins WBC title

Tyson Fury defeated Deontay Wilder to become the new WBC heavyweight champion of the world. Fury produced a stunning performance in Las Vegas, dropping the Wilder twice before the American’s team threw in the towel in the seventh round. He hands Wilder the first loss of his professional career and ends his five-year reign as champion, sealing his own return to the summit of boxing. … Continue reading Fury beats Wilder, wins WBC title

David Bamasai Tumo wins 2020 Lagos City Marathon

A Kenyan identified as David Barmasai has emerged winner of the 2020 Lagos City Marathon. The 42km race commenced from National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, while the 10km race will start from Ikoyi link bridge by 10 am. Both male and female 42km runners competed for the grand prize of $50,000 while the second and third place winners $40,000 and $30,000 respectively. For the 10km race, … Continue reading David Bamasai Tumo wins 2020 Lagos City Marathon

GTBank Sponsors 2020 Lagos International Polo Tournament

From February 4th to 16th, 2020, Lagos will play host to some of the most prestigious teams for Africa’s premier polo competition – the 2020 Lagos International Polo Tournament. Sponsored by leading African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, the competition will feature 39 teams; the highest number till date. The teams will compete in four major cups; the Silver Cup, Open Cup, Low Cup, and … Continue reading GTBank Sponsors 2020 Lagos International Polo Tournament

NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s statement on passing of Kobe Bryant

“The NBA family is devastated by the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. “For 20 seasons, Kobe showed us what is possible when remarkable talent blends with an absolute devotion to winning. He was one of the most extraordinary players in the history of our game with accomplishments that are legendary: five NBA championships, an NBA MVP award, 18 NBA All-Star selections, … Continue reading NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s statement on passing of Kobe Bryant

Basketball legend Kobe Byrant dies in helicoper crash

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant has died in a helicoper crash in Calabasas Sunday morning ,TMZ Sports has confirmed. Kobe was traveling with at least three other people in his private helicopter when it went down. A fire broke out before emergency personnel responded but nobody on board survived. It was gathered Vanessa Bryant was not among those on board. The cause of the crash is … Continue reading Basketball legend Kobe Byrant dies in helicoper crash

Arsenal Appoint Mikel Arteta As New Head Coach

Mikel Arteta has been appointed head coach of English Premier League side Arsenal meaning a return to the club he played more than 100 games for. The 37-year-old Spaniard, who played for the Gunners from 2011-2016, signed a three-and-a-half year contract and ends a three-year stay as Pep Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City. He replaces compatriot Unai Emery, who was sacked last month. “We’re delighted … Continue reading Arsenal Appoint Mikel Arteta As New Head Coach

Anthony Joshua reclaims world boxing titles from Andy Ruiz J

Nigerian-British boxer, Anthony Joshua has defeated defending champion, Andy Ruiz Jr to reclaim the world heavyweight titles he lost in June this year. Joshua won by unanimous decision as the three judges gave him the fight. Two cards have it 118-110, while the other scored the fight 119-109 – but all three judges were in favour of Anthony Joshua. The fight saw Joshua reclaim the … Continue reading Anthony Joshua reclaims world boxing titles from Andy Ruiz J

Sanwo-Olu names Onikan stadium after late Mobolaji Johnson

…Lagos Gov, Asiwaju Tinubu, Others Honour Former Military Governor The newly constructed Onikan stadium is to be known as Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson Arena, Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu pronounced on Tuesday during a ‘Day of Honour’ event organised to celebrate the exit of the first Military Governor of Lagos State, Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson. Paying glowing tributes to the late Brig. Gen. Johnson, Sanwo-Olu described him as a … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu names Onikan stadium after late Mobolaji Johnson

Arsenal sack Emery after 18 months in charge

Unai Emery has been sacked as Arsenal’s manager after 18 months in charge. The Spaniard was hired as the replacement for long-term manager Arsene Wenger in the summer of 2018 but has overseen Arsenal’s worst run of form since 1992 in recent months. They lost 2-1 against Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday evening in the Europa League and have not won in the Premier League since … Continue reading Arsenal sack Emery after 18 months in charge

#AFCONQ2021: Nigeria edge Lesotho in six-goal thriller, Cameroon down Rwanda

Victor Osimhen starred as Nigeria came from a goal down to beat Lesotho 4-2 and move top of Group L in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. The Super Eagles built on from their opening day 2-1 victory over Benin to move to six points in their quest to earn a spot in Cameroon next year. Osimhen put up a superb show scoring … Continue reading #AFCONQ2021: Nigeria edge Lesotho in six-goal thriller, Cameroon down Rwanda

Eaglets’ Victory, A Lesson In Resilience, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari applauds the performance of the Golden Eaglets Tuesday in their second game at the ongoing Under 17 FIFA World Cup competition in Brazil, which saw them winning 3-2 after they had trailed Ecuador by 1-2, fifteen minutes to the end of the match. According to the President, “The fact that the youngsters never gave up, and turned the table against their opponents, … Continue reading Eaglets’ Victory, A Lesson In Resilience, Says Buhari

Brazil 2019: Eaglets stun Ecuador 3-2 to reach Round of 16

Nigeria became the first team to reach the Round of 16 of the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil on Tuesday night on the back of a superlative hat –trick by forward Ibrahim Sa’id. Two goals in five second half minutes turned the table against a well –organized and cohesive Ecuador in Goiania. Sa’id put Nigeria in front after only five minutes as … Continue reading Brazil 2019: Eaglets stun Ecuador 3-2 to reach Round of 16

Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles Put Hungary To The Sword At The 2019 Fifa Under-17 World Cup In Brazil

Almost all the impact players for the Golden Eaglets in Saturday night’s 4-2 defeat of Hungary in the opening match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament in Brazil are products of the annual Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles Championships, including the goal scorers. The competition, sponsored by NFF’s partner, Zenith Bank Plc, was launched in 2016 and has been widely lauded for its vision, … Continue reading Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles Put Hungary To The Sword At The 2019 Fifa Under-17 World Cup In Brazil

Lionel Messi Wins FIFA Men’s Player Of The Year Award

Argentine international and Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi has won the footballer of the year award at the FIFA awards. He beat favourite Virgil Van Dijk, who won the European Player of the year prize last month. Messi has now won six world player of the year awards, one ahead of rival, Cristiano Ronaldo Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp won the men’s coach of the year. 🏆🏆#TheBest … Continue reading Lionel Messi Wins FIFA Men’s Player Of The Year Award

‘Its time to punish racists’ – FIFA urges Italy

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has urged Italian soccer authorities to hand out stadium bans for supporters guilty of racism after another incident in a Serie A match between Atalanta and Fiorentina on Sunday. Play was briefly suspended after Fiore’s Brazilian wing-back Dalbert reportedly told referee Daniele Orsato he had been the target of racist abuse from fans at the Stadio Ennio Tardini in Parma, where … Continue reading ‘Its time to punish racists’ – FIFA urges Italy