IOC and C40 To Partner On Climate Transition

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and C40 Cities today committed to partner on climate transition by working for sustainable Olympic Games. This unique global partnership was announced by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Chair of the IOC Sustainability and Legacy Commission, alongside Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris and C40 Chair, at the first edition…

IAAF REAFFIRMS PLEDGE TO BATTLE AIR POLLUTION AND REDUCE PLASTIC WASTE

As people from around the world take time to reflect upon the state of the planet on this World Environment Day, the IAAF is delighted to share this message from running legend Haile Gebrselassie who reminds us of the importance of clean air within athletics and the urgent need to continue the battle to combat…

IAAF JOINS RACE TO BEAT GLOBAL AIR POLLUTION CRISIS

Today, UN Environment and the IAAF have announced a new partnership to address the issue of air quality which is leading to 7 million deaths across the world. The partnership will be supported by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) who will be working to create an air quality monitoring network that will eventually…

2018 Ladies In Sport Conference Comes Up 1st Of June at The Lagos Sheraton Hotel

The 2018 Ladies in Sport Conference will take place on the 1st of June at the Lagos Sheraton Hotel Ikeja. The conference features international expert speakers like the International business development manager for the La Liga, Javier Del Rio; Sports facility Manager, Chris Hague; CAS member Deanna Reiss and returning for this year’s edition International…

Rangers’ Olusesi Breaks VAT Wonder Goal Polls Record In Historic Win

Match Day 20 recorded the highest turn out of fans voting in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) VAT Wonder Goal with a combined total of 5400 voting on the twitter handle and the website. For the first time, the votes on the website topped those of the twitter and it was Rangers International’s Tope…

Sunshine Stars’ Sikiru Alimi Yearns For More VAT Wonder Goal Honours

Sikiru Alimi has the typical build of an active athlete and spots the scraggly beards that is trendy amongst contemporary youths globally. But his appearances does not give a hint of his push and drive on the pitch, a monstrous chase that covers almost every blade of grass on the field in pursuit or possession…

Like Juan Mata, William Troost-Ekong Joins #CommonGoal

…Super Eagles defender commits one percent of salary to football for good organisations Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong, currently with Bursaspor in Turkey, has become the 43rd member of Common Goal – the movement powered by players and managers donating one percent of their salary to high impact football for good organisations around the world. 40…

Nigeria’s Sports Minister Lauds Peak Milk for Renovated National Stadium Gym

The Honourable Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Solomon Dalung, has commended Peak Milk, Nigeria’s No.1 milk brand from the stables of FrieslandCampina WAMCO for renovating the paralympians’ power-lifting gym in Lagos. The Minister gave this commendation during the handover ceremony of the renovated gym held at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos Friday, January…

Huge excitement, As Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Ball Rolls Again

There is a high level of excitement and infectious ecstasy as the fourth edition of the Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Mini-Tournament comes to a climax at the Lagos Campos Mini-Stadium on Friday. Sponsored by the 1st Vice President of Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, the show –stopping event has over the years attracted leading administrators,…

Join ITTF in Donating to Ian Lariba’s Medical Funds #SupportLariba!

Join the ITTF Dream Building Foundation in helping Philippines table tennis hero Ian LARIBA raise US$60,000 for her fight against Leukemia. After the ITTF Dream Building Foundation’s $20,000 donation, $40,000 is still needed for the Philippines hero to pay for her treatment. 22-year-old LARIBA was in prime form, experiencing the best year of her life…

Oboabona Offers Scholarship To School Girls

Nigerian Super Eagles and Al Ahli defender, Godfrey Oboabona has extended his humanitarian gesture towards education by offering scholarship to three under privileged girls in Nigeria. The 2013 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) winner, offered the full scholarship under the ongoing 1girl1pen awareness campaign for the girl-child education in Africa, pioneered by FAME Foundation Africa….

Footie Aficionados Host 2017 Femi Ajayi Charity 5 Aside Football Tournament

Footie Aficionados a football-centric leisure group has concluded plans to host a One day event scheduled for Monday October 2, 2017 The event is organised in collaboration with Sport Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Lagos chapter as an annual remembrance event to honour the founder of the group and positively impact the less privilege members…