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Winners of the 10km Lagos City Marathon

Lagos Marathon: 10km Race Winners Get Car Gifts

Each of the cars given to the winners cost N8.1 million and also comes with a five-year warranty.

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (right), watching as his wife Dame Edith presents certificate and Cheque to a Gold medalist, Mr Nmor Ifeakachukwu at the Reception/Award of Athletes and Officials to the 4th National Youth Games 2018 and the 19th National Sports Festival, Abuja, in Asaba. PIX: BRIPIN ENARUSAI

National Sports Festival: Okowa gives N403 million to medalists

Also rewarded are medallists at the 2018 edition of National Youth Games which took place at Ilorin, Kwara State in 2018.

Cricket World Cup

Excitement ahead of Cricket World Cup arrival in Nigeria

Monday’s arrival of the Cricket World Cup will herald a three-day tour of the country as part of the build-up to the 2019 World Cup.

Meseret Dinke, won the women's marathon race

Lagos Marathon: Ethiopians, Kenyans dominate at Lagos marathon

No new records were set at the race.

marathon race

Ethiopians win 2019 Lagos marathon

Both athletes will be smiling home with the first prize of $50,000 each.

Para Weightlifters used to illustrate the story [Photo Credit: Voice of Nigeria]

Nigeria clinches 42 medals at World Para Power lifting Championships

Nigeria grabbed 20 gold, 15 silver and seven bronze medals.

Lagos Marathon [Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Lagos Marathon: Sowore, others to speak at media seminar

Sowore who has participated in several marathons across the world including the Lagos race will be sharing his experience in road races.

Naomi Osaka

All over for Sevastova as Osaka reaches Australian Open quarters

Osaka will play sixth seed Elina Svitolina for a place in the semi-finals.

Serena Williams at Wimbledon. [Photo credit: Forefront Nigeria]

Australian Open: Serena Williams defeats World Number One Simona Halep

Serena hopes to win the Australian Open to increase her Grand Slam titles to 24

Roger Federer

Roger Federer knocked out of Australian Open

Federer was knocked out by Greek wonderkind, Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Rafael Nadal (Photo Credit: SkySports)

Nadal blows away Berdych to reach Australian Open quarter-finals

The Spaniard also fired 32 winners past the hapless Czech.

Rafael Nadal

Nadal to unveil more potent serve in Australia

The 32-year-old is gunning for an 18th Grand Slam title.

World Boxing Union Awards Nigerian, Promoter Of The Year

Monarch Promotions promoted Boxfest in April 2018 and King of the Ring in December 2018


D’ Banj, Teni to perform at Lagos Marathon

Over five thousand marathoners from about 45 countries have registered for the 2019 race.

NFF Chairman, Amaju Pinnick

Presidency reacts to fraud allegations against Pinnick

The NFF also denies allegations of fraud levelled against Mr Pinnick.

Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic of Switzerland win the Hopman Cup (Photo Credit: Sky Sports)

Hopman Cup: Federer guides Switzerland to 2-1 triumph over Germany

Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber.

Roger Federer (Photo Credit: Tennis World USA)

Federer wins historic clash with Serena

Federer and Williams are holders of a combined 43 singles Grand Slam crowns.

Anthony Joshua receiving the OBE from Prince Charles

Boxing Champion Anthony Joshua receives OBE award

The Nigerian-born wrestler holds four title-belts.

Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung

Edo to host 2020 National Sports Festival

Delta State and Cross Rivers State had also shown interest in hosting the 2020 sports festival.

Team Delta

Delta wins National Sports Festival in style

Delta State first won the festival when Abuja hosted the biennial games in 2004.

Bayelsa athletes protest at closing ceremony of sports festival

The athletes from the South-south state carried placards.


National Sports Festival: Buhari, Osinbajo expected at closing ceremony

The closing ceremony will be a blend of entertainment, sports and cultural display.

National Sports Festival: Tobi Amusan breaks another record

The athletics event at the festival has provided some breathtaking performances.


National Sports Festival: Team Ondo dominates women’s wrestling

Team Ondo won 4 of the 10 gold medals available in Women’s Wrestling.


National Sports Festival: Team Delta sweeps tennis medals

Delta athletes have shown dominant displays in most of the events.