NTF Condoles Dalung, Pays Tribute To Enahoro

The Nigeria Tennis Federation has expressed its condolence to Sports Minister, Barr. Solomon Dalung over the death of his wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung. Mrs. Dalung reportedly died on Sunday morning after a brief illness. “This is to express our heart-felt condolence with the Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung following the passing away of his wife….

World Sailing Headquarters To Relocate To London

World Sailing’s headquarters will relocate from Southampton to central London, UK in late summer 2017. The selection of London as the new home for the International Federation comes after an extensive evaluation process of possible locations undertaken since the election of a new President and Board of Directors in November 2016. The criteria for the…

ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Ambode Has Secured Prize Money – Olopade

ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Ambode Has Secured Prize Money – Olopade *Physically challenged runners to get appearance fee Thank to Lagos State Governor His Excellency Akinwunmi Ambode, winners at the February 11, 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon are guaranteed payment of their prize immediately they complete the race according to Project Consultant Bukola…

NTTF Condoles Nigeria’s Sports Minister

The board of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has condoled with Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung on the demise of his lovely wife, Mrs. Briskila Dalung on Sunday January 28. The late mother of five passed after a brief illness. In a statement signed by NTTF President, Wahid Oshodi, the federation symphatised…

ALL SET FOR EKO FOOTBALL WOMEN CHAMPIONSHIP – By Akeem Busari

All is now set for the second edition of the Ekofootball Women Championship. The championship is expected to feature 16 teams including a private school drawn from different parts of the state and pooled into four groups of four teams each in a round – robin contest. Speaking during the draws held at the LSFA…

Nigeria Must Align With New Taekwondo Rules – Chika Chukwumerije

After going through the coaching certification and exposed to the changes made to the rules guiding taekwondo worldwide, triple Olympian, Chika Chukwumerije believes Nigeria taekwondo community must align with the changes in the sport. After obtaining World Taekwondo Federation/ Pan American Taekwondo Union Coach Permit at the end of the two-day coaching certification g course,…

Nigeria’s Quadri May Gain Points in Latest ITTF World Ranking

There are strong indications that Aruna Quadri’s performance at the just concluded ITTF World Tour tagged Hungarian Open, may rub off positively on his rating when the latest ITTF ranking is released on Wednesday February the 1st 2017. The 25th ranked player worked his way from the main draw to the quarterfinal where he narrowly…

DALUNG LOSES WIFE

The death has occurred of Mrs Briskila Dalung, wife of the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung. She died in the early hours of Sunday after a brief illness. Her death which was announced on the Facebook page of the Honourable Minister read thus. ” I am bereaved. My heart is heavy. I…

ICC Global Development Team Annual Planning Meeting Concludes In Dubai

The long term growth of cricket was at the heart of the agenda during the ICC Global Development Team Annual Planning Meeting that concluded in Dubai on Thursday, 26 January. The five-day conference, brought together staff from across the five ICC development regions to shape the three-year ICC Global Growth Strategy and create a clear…

SWAN Condoles With Sports Minister Solomon Dalung…

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has condoled the Minister of Youths and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, on the demise of his wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung. In a condolence message signed by Olawale Alabi, the Association’s Secretary-General, SWAN said it was pained by the news of Briskila’s demise. “Her death, which occurred after a…

2017 Sailing World Cup: Hitting The Right Notes in Miami

A classically trained concert pianist, Afrodite Zegers (NED) is no stranger to the big stage. So when the pressure was at fever pitch in the final race of the 2017 World Series Cup Miami presented by Sunbrella, and the proverbial lights of a live worldwide broadcast at its brightest, Zegers and teammate Annaloes van Veen…