AIBA Africa’s Year Of Boxing Begins As HeadsUp Truck Arrives Togo

The AIBA HeadsUp Truck arrives in Togo for the first stop on its tour of the continent as part of AIBA’s flagship ‘Year Of…’ boxing legacy project. The leg began on Thursday with 96 participants occupying the first of the 4,835 course places set to be offered across 2017, before Friday’s agenda includes activities for…

World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua Receives Ooni of Ife’s official Letter Of congratulations From Leading Nigerian boxer Larry Ekundayo

Thursday night, at the 02 in London, U.K Nigerian boxing hero, Anthony Joshua, was touched and humbled to receive the Ooni of Ife’s official congratulations on his recent, dramatic unifying of the World Heavyweight Championship. The Yoruba King was the first Nigerian leader to officially have his congratulatory letter hand delivered and recognised by Anthony…

CAF PRESIDENT STARTS WORK

CAF President, Ahmad, chaired a meeting today (26 March 2017) with staff of the organisation at the CAF Secretariat in Cairo, Egypt. The meeting marked his effective assumption of office following his election to the position during the 39th CAF Ordinary General Assembly on 16 March 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “This house belongs to…

Voting Opens For 2017 Fed Cup Heart Awards

The ITF today announced a shortlist of ten players to receive the first four Fed Cup Heart Awards of 2017. Awards will be presented in four categories based on performances in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and World Group II first round ties, and the three Zone Group I events at the…

Shame! NBF Has No Database – Akinde

France-based Nigerian professional boxer, Michael Akinde (3W,3L 2D) has taken a swipe at the Nigeria Boxing Federation, NBF for not keeping boxing records of amateur boxers in the country. Akinde, who fights in the Super middle weight category in an exclusive chat with our correspondent from his base, said it is a pity that amateur…