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Khabib Nurmagomedov Sets Out On A Charity Mission In Nigeria

An indefinite suspension imposed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission may keep Khabib Nurmagomedov’s mixed martial arts career sidelined for a while, but...

FIFA warns of World Cup ban for players in breakaway league

ZURICH (AP) — Soccer’s biggest names would be banned from the World Cup if they played in a breakaway European Super League, FIFA...

Collins ‘Barbwire’ Ebitimi, Ex- Stationery Stores Football Player Dead

By Stephen Onyeukwu Former Stationery Stores FC of Lagos defender, Ebitimi Collins, is dead. The Ajegunle born player died after a brief illness,...

ANTHONY JOSHUA survived a close shave to demolish Alexander Povetkin and retain his heavyweight world titles. The WBO, IBF and WBA king beat...

Minister of Sports Dalung Must Be Removed For Insubordination, Says Elder Statesman Edwin Clark

Elder statesman Edwin Clark on Tuesday called for the sack of the minister of sports Solomon Dalung over his role in the Nigerian Football...

Pinnick re-elected NFF President

Mr Amaju Pinnick has been re-elected as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), making him the first president of the NFF...

Super Eagles World Cup Kit Nominated For Design Of The Year

The Super Eagles World Cup kit and singer Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty are among the nominees for the Beazley Designs of the Year 2018,...

US Open 2018: Serena Williams loses to Naomi Osaka in controversial final marred by penalty

Twenty-year-old Naomi Osaka won her first Grand Slam title, defeating her idol, Serena Williams, in a bizarre and memorable U.S. Open final that...

Nigeria beat Seychelles 3-0

Goals from Ahmed Musa, Chidozie Awaziem and Odion Ighalo ensured Nigeria got their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign back on track...

Paul Pogba’s Manchester United future in doubt after star hints at possible January exit

French International Paul Pogba has insisted he is focused solely on returning to match fitness following his part in France’s World Cup triumph...

Maradona named Dorados FC coach

Diego Maradona has been appointed coach of Mexican second-division team Dorados, local media reported on Thursday. The club issued a short video on...

Amadju Pinnick is NFF authentic leader, says FG

The federal government Monday said that the Amaju Pinnick led NFF is the authentic leadership for football in the country, according to Laolu...

NFF Crisis: Osinbajo meets Dalung, Pinnick at Aso Rock 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the Minister of Sports and Youth Development­, Solomon Dalung and the President...

Bakayoko joins AC Milan on loan from Chelsea

One year after his arrival, Tiémoué Bakayoko is already leaving Chelsea. For now, it will be just a season-long loan to Serie A...

The Asaba disgrace by Reuben Abati

“I think this is the first and last time I will come to Nigeria to compete. If you are not ready to organise...

Ex-U-17 Coach Emmanuel Amunike Appointed Tanzania National Team Coach

Former U-17 coach Emmanuel Amunike has signed a two-year contract as the new national team coach of Tanzania, the country’s football association said...