Pinnick: Belief, Mental Strength Will Make Eagles Soar

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick is confident that mental strength, self–belief and youthfulness will serve the Super Eagles well at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next year summer. Speaking on the World Sport programme of the Cable News Network (CNN) from the station’s London studio on Monday,…

NEC Extends Sponsorship Of Wheelchair Tennis

The ITF announced today that it has renewed its sponsorship agreement with NEC Corporation as title sponsor of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters, the ITF’s year-end wheelchair singles championship, for an additional three-year period from 2018 through 2020. NEC will celebrate 25 years as title sponsor in 2018. The extension of the agreement also sees…

2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: Sales Resume on 5 December

After the Final Draw, which determined the group breakdown for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, ticket sales for FIFA’s flagship tournament resume on 5 December at 12:00 (Moscow time). Fans from all around the world will be able to apply for tickets exclusively on FIFA.com/tickets. Sales phase 2 will be divided into two sales periods:…

IOC and Paris 2024 begin co-construction of Olympic Games Paris 2024

Throughout a two-day orientation seminar, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Paris 2024 reinforced their commitment to organising the Olympic Games in a spirit of co-construction over the next seven years. “The IOC and Paris 2024 have already enjoyed a strong, collaborative relationship, which allowed for the realisation of innovative ideas such as the Tripartite…

Paris 2024 Olympic Venue Selected For Sailing’s 2018 World Cup Series Final

World Sailing’s World Cup Series Final in 2018 will head to Marseille, France, the host city for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition. The World Cup Series is the definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in Olympic sailing with clear objectives to showcase and develop Olympic sailing, create sporting heroes and engage sports fans, and excite…

China Sweeps Gold at 2017 ITTF World Junior Championships

China has reinstated its supremacy at the 2017 World Junior Table Tennis Championships, sweeping all seven titles (Boys’ Singles, Girls’ Singles, Boys’ Doubles, Girls’ Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Boys’ Team and Girls’ Team) available, after winning only the Girls’ Singles title at the last edition of the event in 2016. Top seed in the Boys’ Singles,…

Ethiopia Force Flamingos To 1-1 Draw In Addis Ababa

Nigeria’s U17 girls, Flamingos on Sunday had to battle both their Ethiopian counterparts and an unfriendly weather in Addis Ababa, but still came off the pitch with a 1-1 draw in the second round, first leg of a 2018 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup qualifying fixture. Joy Jerry put the Nigerian girls in front after…

WINNER CHOSEN FOR FAN PHOTOGRAPH OF THE YEAR

A winner has been selected in the IAAF’s contest for the best photograph of the year taken by a fan photographer. Held alongside the Photograph of the Year award for professional photographers, fan photographers were invited to submit their own entries via social media. The three finalists in the contest for professional photographers formed the…