African Table Tennis Champion Calls Out Former Stars

For more than two decades, Olufunke Oshonaike has given her all to table tennis that she is at present the most decorated female table tennis player in Africa having won more medals at the African Games than any player in the continent. She turned back the clock recently in Agadir, Morocco when she reclaimed the…

FIBA signs 11-year strategic partnership with iconic basketball brand Nike

FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, and world leading sports apparel brand Nike, on Monday announced the signing of an 11-year (2017-2027) commercial agreement covering FIBA’s Senior Men’s, Women’s and Youths’ flagship national team competitions. It is a natural partnership between the number one basketball brand in the world and the sport’s governing body, which counts…

AMBODE, DALUNG TO INSPECT NATIONAL STADIUM SURULERE ON WEDNESDAY

The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Lagos State government will begin a two-day working visit of the National Stadium Surulere and various youth centres in Lagos on Wednesday. The inspection kick starts what will eventually end up as a cooperation between the federal government and Lagos state to renovate the National Stadium. The…

FG PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR WOMEN’S FOOTBALL LEAGUE

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has pledged support for the Nigeria Women’s Football League board. Barrister Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports made the pledge while declaring open the 2017 General Congress of the NWFL in Abuja. The Minister promised that the Federal Government will continue to invest and support sports and maintain…

Nigerian Wrestlers Arrive Finland For Ten-Day Training Camp

NIGERIAN WRESTLERS, AMINAT ADENIYI AND MERCY GENESIS HAVE ARRIVED VASSA, FINLAND FOR A TEN DAY TRAINING IN PREPARATION FOR THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES IN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. THE TRAINING CAMP IS A COLLABORATIVE EFFORT BETWEEN UNITED WORLD WRESTLING AND NIGERIA WRESTLING FEDERATION (NWF). THE PRESIDENT OF THE NWF, DANIEL IGALI CONFIRMED THAT THE 2ND GOVERNOR SERIAKE DICKSON…

CAVB President Announces Launch Of Volleyball E Learning Platform

African Volleyball Confederation “CAVB” President Dr Amr Elwani announces the launch of the first ever E Leaning Platform through the online Beach Volleyball Coaches course this weekend. Speaking during the launch Dr Elwani was happy to declare the great success of CAVB by the new strategy of shifting to online courses as an easier and…

OLYMPIC ROWER WINS PRESTIGIOUS FILIPPI SPIRIT AWARD

Norwegian Olympic rower Nils Jakob Hoff, a medical student at the University of Bergen, has won World Rowing’s 2016 Filippi Spirit Award. This award is for university rowers who demonstrate the core values of rowing. Hoff has won the award ahead of the biggest number of high calibre nominations in the four-year history of the…

FIG New Executive Committee Meets For The First Time…,

FIG President Morinari Watanabe began to lay out his plans for the development of Gymnastics in announcing the Federation’s new commissions during the first meeting of the new Executive Committee February 21-23 at the FIG Headquarters in Lausanne. Marking the beginning of a new chapter in the history of Gymnastics, the EC also agreed to…