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Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung

Minister manipulated Nigeria sports federation elections to cover up fraud – Candidate

Mr. Thomas, a prominent sports journalist, said Mr. Dalung assembled a biased electoral organising team.

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IAAF Diamond League: Okagbare fumbles in Oslo

While Okagbare continues in her bid to secure a ticket for the Long Jump event, she is already in for the 100m and 200m events.

Florence Omagbemi

Super Falcons Coach loses son

The 15-year-old boy drowned during an after-exam pool party.

The media briefing for the NNPC/Shell Cup

54,000 youth compete for laurels as 19th NNPC/Shell Cup kicks off

The first place winner receiving N3.5 million.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal pulls out of Queen’s Club tournament

“My body needs to rest if I am going to be ready to play Wimbledon,’’ the world number two said.


Deputy governor, Senator, others win Nigeria sports federations’ polls

Winners emerged Tuesday amid allegations of vote rigging.

Delegates vote during the National Sports Federations election in Abuja on Tuesday (13/6/17).
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Nigeria athletic federation gets new president

George Olamide emerged vice president.


British instructors set to hold International Karate training course in Lagos

Shotokan is the most practiced karate style in the world.

Abuja National Stadium

Mass fraud rocks elections into Nigerian athletics body, AFN

Names of different winners into the board are reportedly being replaced.

Lagos Marathon [Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Thomas promises to revive road races, marathons

The AFN election holds on Tuesday.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal reclaims French Open throne with brutal defeat of Wawrinka

The 31-year-old completed “La Decima’’ with the victory.

Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Silas Ali Agara

Nasarawa Deputy Governor vies for President of Karate Federation

The Karate Federation of Nigeria’s elections is billed to take place on June 13.

Austin Eguavoen [Photo:]

Eguavoen quits Sunshine Stars

Eguavoen stood down after just five matches in charge of the relegation-threatened Akure-based team.

Stuart Baxter [Photo: ESPN FC]

Bafana not afraid of Eagles stars — Coach Baxter

Both teams will meet on Saturday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Super Eagles in training

We won’t stop fasting because of South Africa match – Ahmed Musa

Musa and his colleagues say fasting will not affect their game.

Novak Djokovic

French Open: Djokovic crashes out in quarter final

The defending champion was thoroughly beaten by Dominic Thiem in Wednesday’s quarter final.

Qatar on map [Photo: Germadnik]

Diplomatic rift with Qatar forces venue changes of Asian Champions League

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen severed contact.

Floyd Mayweather after his 48th win

Floyd Mayweather to fight Dogara at Transcorp

The boxing champion is due in Nigeria on June 12.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros

It is the 11th time he has reached the quarter-finals at the French Open.

Simeon Nwankwo

Nwankwo relishes escaping from relegation in Italy

Simy Nwankwo scored four goals in 22 appearances for Crotone in all competitions last season.

Deji Aliu

INTERVIEW: My trainee athletes must make impact at 2020 Olympics — Deji Aliu

The Olympic medalist speaks to PREMIUM TIMES on the forthcoming Athletics Federations of Nigeria election.


12-year-old Nigerian makes history in tennis championship

“I gave this match my best and I commend my senior opponent for putting up a great fight,” the 12-year-old said.

Christian Chukwu [Credits: 360 Football]

APC sets up football tournament, names Chukwu planning committee chairman

Two teams would emerge from each zone of the federation to play the semi-finals and finals.

Blessing Okagbare

Texas University to induct Okagbare into Hall Of Fame

The induction of Okagbare and four others has been fixed for October 27 at a ceremony at the Larry K. Durham Sports Center.


Serena Williams expecting a baby girl

Her sister, Venus, spilled the beans.