NWPL MatchDay 8 Preview: Nigeria Women Premier League…

The Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) resumes this midweek with tantalising fixtures to kick off the second round after a six-week break. The second stanza is traditionally more exciting, as it is the round which will seal the fate of those battling for the Super Four, as well as those fighting to beat the drop…

Pocket Money…Cash Boost For World Snooker Tour

Mark Selby earned almost £1 million last season while the number of players earning at least £30,000 grew by 20 percent, as the sport continues to thrive. Total prize money has grown from £3.5 million just seven years ago to last season’s £10 million, with another boost to £12 million in 2017/18. And players across…

2017 KWESE PREMIER BASKETBALL LEAGUE ALL STAR GAME EXCITES ODAUDU

Rivers Hoopers head coach, Ogoh Odaudu is still revelling in his leadership of the Atlantic Conference team at the 2017 Kwese Premier Basketball League All Star Weekend in Kano. Odaudu coached the Atlantic Conference Selected side in their 106-115 loss to the Savannah Conference last weekend. In a chat with Rivers Hoopers Media, the former…

ITTF Names Referee Team For Nigeria Open

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has named a three-man referee team for the 2017 ITTF World Tour tagged Nigeria Open holds at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. The ITTF World Tour Coordinator, Emese Barsai said the team would be led by Algeria’s Abdallah Boudjahem who will serve as the tournament’s referee. South Africa’s…

Nigerian Sports Award Gets New Award Panel

2017 Nigerian Sports Award has inaugurated a new award panel. This follows the dissolution of the Ikeddy Isiguzo led panel, which has been in charge for the past five years. Mr. Kayode Idowu, Executive Director, Unmissable Incentive Limited, revealed this shortly after the inauguration of the new panel at the inaugural meeting held in Lagos…

OGUN/GTBANK PRINCIPALS CUP: SCHOOLS WARNED AGAINST USE OF MERCENARIES

The Ogun State Government has warned participating secondary schools in the semi, third place and the finals of the on-going GTbank-Ogun State Principals Cup against the use of mercenaries in the competition. A release signed by the State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Afolabi Afuape, warned that any school caught in the act will…

Rugby Africa Gold Cup Goes Live With Kwese Sports

Rugby Africa Gold Cup is a gathering of the 6 best teams in Africa. They will meet from June 24th to August 5th on home or away matches basis. The Six teams are Namibia, Zimbabwe, Tunisia, Uganda, Kenya and Senegal Thanks to Rugby Africa’s new partners, Kwese Sports, the matches of the Gold Cup will…

NATIONAL FEDERATIONS ELECTION FALLOUT: Dalung Accused Of Manipulation

A disenfranchised candidate from last Tuesday’s elections into the board of National Sports Federation, Olukayode Thomas, over the weekend, accused the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, of manipulating the process to favour his cronies because he abhors progressive change and good governance. Thomas, who contested for the position of President of the Athletics Federation of…