Quadri, Serena, Holmes For 3rd MP Tiger Tennis

Oyinlomo Quadri, Serena Teluwo, Reya Holmes and Oiza Yakubu will lead the roll call of national junior players as the 3rd MP Tiger Tennis Championship holds from February 26 to March 3 at the National Stadium, Lagos. The tournament which, among others, is serving as warm up for Nigerian players for the West and Central…

USA New World No. 1, Passes Japan in WBSC Baseball World Rankings

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today released the latest WBSC Baseball World Rankings, which weigh a country’s National Team performance — from U-12 to Professional — in WBSC-sanctioned international competitions over a four-year period (2015-2018). The new rankings reflect the expiration of all points earned in 2014 international competitions, such as the U-21 and…

Rennae Stubbs and Andre Sa Appointed ITF Player Relations Consultants

The ITF today announced the appointments of Rennae Stubbs of Australia and Andre Sa of Brazil as ITF player relations consultants. Their role, as part of a new Player Relations department in the ITF, will be to strengthen the ITF’s ties with players, coaches, agents, the tours and tournament organisers. Stubbs and Sa are both…

PyeongChang Olympians Elect Two New Members To IOC Athletes’ Commission

Emma Terho from Finland (ice hockey) and Kikkan Randall from USA (cross-country skiing) have been elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission by their fellow Olympians at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. With a record participation rate of 83.86 per cent, athletes at the Olympic Winter Games made their way to the…

Nigeria’s Bobsled’s Team Makes Historic Debut

Nigeria’s Bobsled Team of Seun Adigun and Omeoga Akuoma debuted in style at the Pyeonchang 2018 Winter Olympics, when they recorded a personal best of 52.21 seconds, to become the first athletes from an African nation to compete in Bobsled, on Tuesday. Adigun led as driver, while Akuoma was brakeman as they achieved the feat…

DTigers not afraid of Mali

The assistant coach of D’Tigers, Abdulrahman Mohammed is unfazed about the threat of hosts of this weekend’s 2019 FIBA World cup qualifier series, Mali. Despite admitting the threat posed to the team by the host, the coach is confident that the team can repeat their 2017 FIBA Afrobasket feat having defeated the same opposition by…

LMC Mourns Udoji, To Honour Late Player on Match Day 10

The League Management Company (LMC) has sympathised with the Management and players of Kano Pillars FC on the death of their Center back, Chinedu Udoji and directed that a minute silence be observed in honour of the fallen star during match day 10 fixtures this weekend. It also asked players to wear black armbands during…

Segun Toriola Wants Autonomy For Nigerian Sports Federations

He is reverred as one of the African sports legends having won more medals than any athlete at continental competitions and the only African to have attended seven Olympic Games, France-based Segun Toriola believes that as long as sports federations continue to run to the Sports Ministry for funds to prosecute their programmes, Nigeria sports…