WBSC Awards Hosting Rights: U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018 to Nicaragua…

WBSC awards Hosting Rights: U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018 to Nicaragua, U-15 Baseball World Cup 2018 to Panama The World Baseball Softball Confederation today awarded the hosting rights of next year’s III WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup® to Nicaragua and the IV WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup® to Panama. “WBSC is excited to award these…

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Begin Build-up For CHAN With Super Six

The home–based Super Eagles contingent arrived the ancient city of Kano on Saturday afternoon as Head Coach Salisu Yusuf and his crew countenance the beginning of preparations for the 5th African Nations Championship scheduled for Morocco 13th January – 4th February 2018. Yusuf, also Chief Coach of the Russia-bound A squad, has called up 30…

MFM FC Defeat 36Lion FC To Win Western Nigeria Preseason Final

Mountain Of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club strolled past 36Lion with a 3-1 victory to emerge the champions of the maiden edition of Western Nigeria Pre Season Football tourney yesterday in Lagos. The Olukoya Boys defeated 36 Lions 3-1 in the final decided Friday at the Agege Stadium courtesy of goals from two new…

Rugby Nigeria Is On The Path To Greatness – Mbagwu

In what can be described as a half time score card, the President of the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation, Kelechukwu Mbagwu, has rated the gentleman’s sport highly in the country. In a communiqué released the NRFF boss, stated that his board has embarked upon an ambitious plan to build the momentum of progress of the…

BBC and World Snooker Extend Broadcast Agreement to 2024

The BBC will continue to broadcast all three of snooker’s Triple Crown tournaments until the end of the 2023/24 season. The new deal is a five-year extension to the current agreement. The BBC will continue to provide comprehensive live TV coverage and online streaming of the World Championship, UK Championship and the Masters, the sport’s…

Rono, Masresha Confirmed For Access Bank Lagos City Marathon 2018

The list of world-class marathoners that will compete for medals and cash prizes at the February 10, 2018, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon keeps growing by the day. Kenyan Georgina Rono and Ethiopian Azalech Masresha are the latest to join the class of elite female runners. Rono, winner of the Eindhoven Marathon and other elite…

Nigeria’s Quadri Ends 2017 At Number 21 In Latest ITTF Rankings

Aruna Quadri set a new personal record for Nigeria and himself as the Nigerian is now ranked 21 in the end-of-the-year ITTF ranking released on Thursday December 7 by the world table tennis ruling body. Quadri has now dwarfed his best of 25th in the ranking to displace Egypt’s Omar Assar as the continent’s highest…

NTTF Set For National Open, Commonwealth Trials

All is now set for the 2017 Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) national open cum Commonwealth Games trials holding on December 11 to 16 at the National Stadium in Lagos. According to the Assistant Secretary of NTTF, Adedayo Adeosun, athletes would compete for honours in 18 events including para athletes who will compete in eight…

Athletics: Police Officer, Aliyu Seeks To Lead Nigeria Coaches

The Track And Field Coaches Association Of Nigeria (TAFCAN) will on Thursday hold fresh elections in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. One of the top candidates in Thursday’s TAFCAN polls is Assistant Superintendent (ASP), Solomon Aliyu who is seeking to be the President of the coaches’ body. Aliyu who specializes in the Sprints and Hurdles…

Rivers United FC, Eunisell Unveil 2017/18 Jersey

Leading specialty fluids management company, Eunisell have continued their official shirt sponsorship deal with Rivers United. As part of the deal, players and officials of Rivers United FC will dorn Eunisell-branded jerseys for the duration of the 2017/18 football season. Rivers United will take part in three competitions, the Rivers State FA Cup, the AITEO…

2018 FIFA World Cup: 1,318,109 Tickets Requested In 24 hours

Ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia resumed on 5 December exclusively on FIFA.com/tickets and the excitement sparked by the Final Draw brought another wave of worldwide interest. Within the first 24 hours, fans from all over the world requested 1,318,109 tickets as the random-selection draw sales period goes on until 31 January…