WORLD RECORDS AND SUCCESS AT INAUGURAL WORLD ROWING INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Three World Records were set at the first ever World Rowing Indoor Championships held in Alexandria, United States over the weekend. Olena Buryak of Ukraine won the open women’s category over the 2000m distance and in the process set a new World Record for the 30-39-year-old open women’s race. Her time of 6:26.1 was over…

ITTF Expands Partnership with GoDaddy

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is excited to announce an expansion of its sponsorship agreement with GoDaddy, the world’s largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. GoDaddy branding will be featured at sponsored events for a total of twelve ITTF events in 2018, in locations around the world. The partnership renewal comes on…

How Deji Tinubu Help Activate NWFL Champions Shield – Falode

Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Professional League (NWPF), Aisha Falode, says she will be eternally grateful to late Lagos State Sports Commission Chairman and former NFF Executive Committee member and Chairman of the Marketing Committee, Deji Tinubu, for his contribution to making the NWFL Champions Shield a reality. The Championship will be between Aiteo Cup…

Nigeria Tennis Federation Promises Better Days Ahead For Wheelchair Tennis

Nigeria Tennis Federation President, Mr. Dayo Akindoju has assured the growth of the game in Nigeria. In the wake of outburst by a player that he turned his back on wheelchair tennis, following Nigeria’s inability to attend the ongoing African qualifiers in Kenya, Akindoju said there was no iota of truth in that stressing that…

NPFL Matchday 9: Rivers United Go For Broke Against Tornadoes

Rivers United will face Niger Tornadoes in Port Harcourt on today as the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) enters match day. United have yet to hit expected heights this term even though they boast a near-impeccable record at home after four matches. The ‘Pride of Rivers’ come into the game on the back of a…

Nigeria’s Adeagbo In Seventh Heaven After Winter Olympics Feat

Nigeria’s skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, reached seventh heaven, in Pyeongchang, South Korea, after achieving her feat as first black and African woman to compete at the Winter Olympic Games. Adeagbo was one of the fans favourite at the Sliding Venue and relished the support after her first run on the final day which earned her…

USA CRICKET LAUNCHES OFFICIAL MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

In what is a huge step forward in unifying cricket in the United States, USA Cricket yesterday launched the official membership program for the sport within the country, which continues the pathway laid out by the USA Cricket Constitution that was approved in December 2017. The membership program will be divided into two major categories,…

NPFL Matchday 8: MFM FC Conquer Akwa United

CAF Champions League debutants, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries FC beat Akwa United 1-0 in a Matchday 8 rescheduled game of the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season played on Friday February 16 2018, at the Soccer Temple, Agege Stadium. It was indeed an exciting game for the two teams as they entertained…

THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES WIN ICC WORLD CRICKET LEAGUE DIVISION 2

· Canada finish third beating Namibia; Oman secure fifth place defeating Kenya The United Arab Emirates were crowned the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 champions in Windhoek as they beat Nepal by seven runs. The UAE will now join the Windies, Ireland, the Netherlands and PNG in group A at the ICC Cricket World…

Now That The Pitch Is Over – Jide Olaniran

Sometime ago the Nigeria Football Federation called a press conference to announce that it is going to organize its own awards ceremony to recognize and reward excellence in the game. According to one of the executive members of the football body “The stock of Nigerian Football is on the upward trajectory” emphasis is mine. If…

Lagos Bubbles As First – Ever AITEO/NFF Awards Holds

There is huge excitement and expectation in the Nigerian Football firmament as the inaugural edition of the NFF Football Awards, supported by partners AITEO as Sponsors and Lagos State as Host City, holds at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Monday, 19th February 2018. It is the first time that the nation’s…