I Shall Reposition Sports in Ekiti – Fayemi

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress for Ekiti state governorship election Dr. John Kayode Fayemi has promised to take sports in the state to greater heights if he returns as the governor. Addressing a large gathering of students and different youth groups, including the Ekiti Youths In Sports (EYIS) in Ado-Ekiti yesterday, the…

Why we want Fayemi back as Gov – “Ekiti Youths In Sports”

As the momentum gathers for next week’s governorship election in Ekiti State, youths in the state under the aegis ‘ Ekiti Youths In Sports’ have reiterated their desire to have a former governor of the state, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi win the election and return as the state’s governor. In a press release signed and…

Ekiti Footballers Rally Support For Fayemi Ahead 2018 Ekiti Guber Polls

Footballers and concerned stakeholders in Ekiti state have thrown their hats into the political arena of the state as it gathers pace for its long anticipated gubernatorial election slated for next month. It could be recalled that in recent times, politics and sports have intermarried, to the discontentment of concerned sports lovers as they alleged…

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…

Lagos SWAN Congratulates Ilaboya

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos Chapter, has congratulated the newly-elected Chairman of Owan West Council, Edo State, Frank Ilaboya, over his victory at the polls. Ilaboya, a former Lagos SWAN Chairman, got the overwhelming majority in the Edo council polls held on March 3rd 2018. In a congratulatory message, the Lagos SWAN…

FIFAWorld Cup trophy Arrives Nigeria Wednesday 7th March 2018

The original FIFA World Cup, which will be handed over to the captain of the victorious team inside the 80,000 –capacity Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on 15th July 2018, as prize for conquering the world at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia, will arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday. Thenff.com has learnt that the…

Sir Roger Bannister – A True Giant Of Commonwealth Sport

Everyone across the Commonwealth Sports Movement was deeply saddened to learn of the passing on Saturday of Sir Roger Bannister at the age of 88 at his home in Oxfordshire, England. Roger’s name will forever be synonymous with the Commonwealth and Commonwealth Sport thanks to his part in “the Miracle Mile” – an historic race…

Ikpea Congratulates Ilaboya On His Election Victory

The National Chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters club, Rev. Samuel Ikpea has congratulated Frank Ilaboya over his election at the polls to become the executive chairman of Owan West local government area of Edo State. In his press release, Ikpea describes the election has a “well deserved victory” for an astute administrator. “On behalf of…

Segun Toriola Wants Autonomy For Nigerian Sports Federations

He is reverred as one of the African sports legends having won more medals than any athlete at continental competitions and the only African to have attended seven Olympic Games, France-based Segun Toriola believes that as long as sports federations continue to run to the Sports Ministry for funds to prosecute their programmes, Nigeria sports…

Lagos SWAN Exco Visits Sport Ministry Liaison Officer

Members of the newly-inaugurated executive committee of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos chapter on Wednesday paid a courtesy visit to the Deputy Director of Sports, Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports, Lagos Office, Dr. Segun Akinlotan, as part of the familiarisation tour of the new board. Lagos SWAN chairman, Debo Oshundun, who…

Lagos Women Run In Line With Ambode’s Initiative For Women

The General Coordinator of the Lagos Women Run, Tayo Popoola, has disclosed that the event which has been scheduled to hold on Saturday November 11, 2017 is in line with the Lagos State’s Government’s initiative for women. The state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, is always happy when he sees women engage in sports events with…