“Survival” Sailing At 2017 Para World Sailing Championships

Whatever wind was lacking on Thursday at the 2017 Para World Sailing Championships certainly wasn’t on Friday, as the breeze turned up several notches, pushing sailors into “survival” mode. A strong 16 – 17 knot westerly breeze, gusting 28, swept across northern Germany and created some challenging conditions for sailors. Despite the strong breeze the…

ISSF: “Olympic Programme reforms best for shooting’s long-term future”

Member Federations arrive in Munich ahead of EGA to discuss reforms… Ahead of tomorrow’s Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA), International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) President Olegario Vázquez Raña today expressed his firm belief that changes to shooting’s events on the Olympic programme are not just necessary, but essential for the long-term future of the sport. The…

OLYMPIC DAY IS A GOOD DAY TO FOCUS ON THE FUNDAMENTALS THAT UNDERPIN SPORT

It’s critical for sport to stay relevant in today’s changing landscape, but the speed of change can only be effective if there is a solid and strong platform of trust in place. That’s the message IAAF CEO Olivier Gers delivered on Olympic Day at the International Olympic Academy Symposium on Governance in Sport and the…

KWESE PBL: SOARING HOOPERS EXTEND AWAY WINNING STREAK TO FIVE

A late rally ensured Rivers Hoopers beat Nigeria Customs by 96-91 points at the Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos on Thursday thus extending their imperious winning streak on the road to five games. Solomon Ajegbeyi led four other players to score in double figures. Ajegbeyi scored 20 points and 9 rebounds, Oba…

NPFL Match-Day 26 Preview: Rivers United vs Shooting Stars Sports Club

On February 5, 2017 Rivers United played probably their worst game in the NPFL this season and the opposition on the day was 3SC. United lost 1-2 that day but that result, more than anything else, flattered the boys from Port Harcourt as only a shocking display of profligacy by the 3SC forwards, good fortune…

New Talent On The Block at Para World Sailing Championships…

New talent on the block at Para World Sailing Championships thanks to Paralympic Development Program. The Para World Sailing Championships kicked off yesterday, Wednesday 21 June, in Kiel, Germany. There are fresh faces competing at the event though, thanks to World Sailing’s Paralympic Development Program (PDP). Sailors travelled from all over the globe to attend…

Star-studded ITTF China Open Begins Action in Chengdu

The Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Platinum China Open that begins action today 22 June to 15 June 2017 promises to be a star-studded event with the world’s top table tennis players on show. Less than a month after the conclusion of the Liebherr 2017 World Table Tennis Championships, the world’s best table tennis stars…

Watch Snooker This Season On Eurosport Player

The 2017/18 season is underway and snooker fans throughout Europe can watch the sport anywhere and on any device through the Eurosport Player, the leading live and on-demand digital sport platform. Eurosport Player is available to download and watch in 52 markets and in 20 languages, offering fans an all-access pass to immerse themselves in…

SERBIA, CROATIA AND RUSSIA OFF TO A GREAT START

The FINA Men’s Water Polo World League Super Final kicked-off yesterday at the Aquatic Palace of Ruza, Russia, to see eight international teams competing for the prestigious trophy over a five-day tournament. Entering their first big event after the 2016 Olympics in Rio, water polo powerhouses will definitely take this floor to rehearsal for the…

NFF Mourns As Kelechi ‘Caterpillar’ Emeteole Dies

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday expressed shock at news of the death of former Nigeria international player and one-time Head Coach of the Supersand Eagles, Kelechi Emeteole. He was 66. Emeteole, who won 17 caps for the Senior National Team (then known as Green Eagles) and scored four goals, between 1975 and 1977, died…

Abdulrahman Expects Positive NNL Restart For Kogi United

The business end of 2016/2017 Bet9ja Nigeria National League, NNL, gets underway today across the country with interesting fixtures in both Northern and Southern conferences. FC Taraba hosting Kogi United at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, Jalingo is one of the fixtures expected to get soccer pundits talking with its outcome in the Northern Conference. Kogi…